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Hotel Streym Torshavn
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Yvirir vio Strond 19, Torshavn, Streymoy FO 110, Faroe Islands   |  
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Ranked #3 of 5 hotels in Torshavn
Ancona, Italy
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14 hotel reviews
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“a very good place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

i have been there last week for a short holiday in FO islands.
the price is a bit higher than an hostel but quite low for the average in torshavn.
the hotel can also provide you a rent car for your holiday that you can pick up at the airport (for a very special price, lower than well known companies you find in every airport in the world).
they offer a great continental breakfast (7am - 10am), free wifi in every room (or a computer you can use for internet access if you don't have portable devices). large lcd tv in every room. the bathroom is very large for danish standards. beds are quite comfortable, maybe the walls are thin and there's a bit of noise sometimes from other rooms. free park in front of the hotel.
i had some little problems to contact the hotel the week before arriving, i think they don't read emails every day so be patient.

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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
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  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Woodbridge, Virginia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

This looks like a hotel but is more like a guest house. Rooms are made up upon request as well as asking for clean towels. But it is clean, very lose to downtown, free parking in front of the hotel, great breakfast, friendly helpful staff and a good value in a very expensive town. When we return we will definitely stay there again.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

We loved this hotel. It is a no-frills hotel, as others note, but it has not skimped on any of the essentials for a comfortable stay. It had a great shower and the washrooms have heated floors. The morning buffet breakfast was excellent and full of variety. The staff were really awesome - friendly and helpful beyond the call of duty. We also took advantage of the car rental and it was so easy and convenient. The walls are thin - that's the only issue - and if you are a sensitive sleeper, you can hear cars passing on the street side rooms (especially if it is wet outside). We could hear a child running around above us on our first night, but fortunately that family left. Other than that, I have nothing to complain about. I can't say enough great things about this place!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Uist
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

We live in the Outer Hebrides and decided to visit another beautiful island group for our recent holiday. We are so glad that we chose to visit Hotel Streym as it was perfect for our purpose. It is a no-frills hotel, but the service we received there would put many posh hotels to shame. We received a warm welcome on arrival and all staff were most helpful throughout our stay. The bedrooms were warm and were spotlessly clean. A good buffet breakfast was provided each morning and tea/coffee-making facilities were available throughout the day. We hired a car from the hotel and were glad we did as it saved hassling about with car-hire companies. God willing, we hope to return to the Faroes one day - and if we do we know where we'll be staying: Hotel Streym!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Afer our flight back to Inverness was cancelled 2 days in a row, we were put up here by the airline.The room was very clean,beds were very comfy(room was a little small)but ideal for what we needed, and the staff were SO helpful and nice, looking up airport info for us and keeping us informed and as our flight wasnt going out til that night and checkout was 11am, there was a big room with computer,couches, tea,coffe,fruit etc that we all had access to as they understood the problem. They were great ! The location is also very central for the town of Torshavn and an ideal base.

Room Tip: no bar facilities in the hotel so if you like a drink at night you'll have to BYO (bring your ow...
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Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
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Stockton-on-Tees, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Nice hotel on the main road into Torshavn so very easy to find. Within easy walking distance of centre of town. Good buffet breakfast. Kettle available so you were able to fill up a flask & tea & coffee feely available in reception all day. Free wifi throughout the hotel too.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Canberra, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 hotel reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

We had a nice time at the Hotel Streym. A modest hotel with comfortable, very clean but basically equipped rooms. It is well located within easy walking distance of Torshavn town centre. The hotel had a slight frontier feel about it like much of the Faroe Islands! Easy parking at the front of the Hotel. The staff were friendly and there was a good Scandinavian style breakfast. Hotel Streym was good value for money and we hope we can stay there again some day soon.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Hotel Streym Torshavn

Address: Yvirir vio Strond 19, Torshavn, Streymoy FO 110, Faroe Islands
Location: Faroe Islands > Streymoy > Torshavn
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 5 hotels in Torshavn
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Streym Torshavn 3*
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