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Welcome Puffin Hostel

Vikurbraut 24a, Vik 26 870 , Iceland (Formerly Guesthouse Puffin)
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was the worst hostel I have ever stayed in. The kitchen was horrible with hardly anything useful in it at all. It is dilapidated and needs considerable work to provide basic facilities such as working showers, locking bathroom doors, the wiring was all over the place - can't remember if there were any smoke alarms. There were no staff... More 

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Paris, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is the worse I have seen. The hotel dining room, the kitchen and the room were very dirty and we're not renovated for a very long time. I don t think it is even safe in case of fire for instance. There were two shared bathrooms for almost 15 rooms. The first one could not be used because... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location is good and the place is easy to find, the house is old and a little worn, rooms are small with OK standard. OK kitchen, OK facilities, a very basic guesthouse with no surpises. It is not a good place to hang around all day, only for sleeping.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a hostel, but somehow I loved it. Big common kitchen with everything you would have home, comfortable two-level beds, restaurant, beautiful hiking right next door, even nice view from window. We stayed 2 days in Vik – so, I would rather stay 3 days here in Vikurbraut.

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Kansas City, Kansas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pros: Quiet, within walking distance of everything in town, free wi-fi Cons: Extremely small rooms, broken showers (which seem to have been broken for a while, which tells me the management has no intention of fixing it), old/rundown, not enough bathrooms for the amount of guests. Both the Hotel and this hostel are run by the same people, and they... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Good is that is having free wifi and beds that include blankets and sheets..rooms rather small, only 2 bathrooms and 3 toilets for all rooms, but big kitchen and dining and living room are available..breakfast is available in Vik hotel building across hostel

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Once you've managed to get the keys (which doesn't work as you would expect) a room smaller than the room you spend your childhood in awaits you. But let's start at the beginning. To get the keys, you better be at the hostel before 8pm. Otherwise u are out of luck. And by this I mean u won't get the... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

Upper bunk unsafe. Inadequate bathroom facilities for the number of guests. Needs a thorough cleaning. No staff on site. Expensive breakfast of mediocre quality. Credit card debited at time of booking. No way to cancel and get a refund.

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Montreal
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Nothing to prevent falling out of top bunk, nothing to grab to get into top bunk, no electric outlets but hole with bare wires instead, overpriced, full amount charged to credit card as soon as booked, no staff on site,

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Iowa City, Iowa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

You get a private room with your travel buddies which is a plus and it is not terribly expensive. You do need your own sheets however. Also your door room locks so your belongings are secure. Clean kitchen, with all the dish and cookware you could possibly need. As long as the other guests are considerate its great. Upstairs bathroom... More 

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