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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

We stayed in this place for three nights and found the place to be comfortable, warm, clean and in a great location for us. The owner is a really nice and generous guy, we had great fun with him watching the football and we absolutely loved the trip up to Myvatin afterwards! Also, Akureyri is lovely and we want to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

The room was cosy, large, really clean and comfortable. The house had a nice lounge to relax. The house was clean with a well equip kitchen. The owner was nice and welcoming. .. The house was in a great location just a 5 minute walk from town. Would have happily stayed more than one night. would recommend this place more.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

We arrived in September in what was probably the off season and unfortunately, due to a bus breakdown on the trip up, we came in much later than anticipated. There was no one on site and we couldn't get in so we had to find someone to call the caretaker. However in due course he arrived and checked us in.... More 

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Stockholm, Sverige
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

A very good guesthouse situated close to town centre (restaurants, swimmingpool, grocery store and tourist attractions. Friendly staff with language skills. Clean and fresh rooms and shared kitchen, bathroom/WC and TV-room. Free Wi-Fi.

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Tampere, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I stayed in Brekkusel with my friend for one night when we were road tripping in Iceland. We didn't have a booking made before hand but luckely managed to get a room. The owner was friendly and helpful and we enjoyed our stay. The bed was comfy and the room was clean and quiet and decorated nicely.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We stayed for a few nights in June & I'm glad we didn't read the reviews before we booked it! This guesthouse was a lovely surprise & our favourite of 5 guest houses we stayed in while traveling around Iceland. Let me start by mentioned that my husband & I are in our 40s & stayed in both guesthouses &... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

This place is about 5 mins drive away from the domestic airport. We took a taxi and the fare was 1600 ISK. Brekkusel is about 15 - 20 mins walk to the city center and this includes walking down about 100 or more flights of steps. You will see a beautiful and prominent Lutheran church - Church of Akureyri before... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

In our time in Iceland this was by far the worst place we've been - and by far not the cheapest. Seriously, if possible, take something else in the area - i cannot understand the positive reviews on here. Our room was very cold, the radiator didn't get warm at all - and of course upon our arrival during the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Brekkusel is not really a guesthouse but a backpackers hostel without onsite staff. We had to call an Icelandic number and wait 10 minutes to get someone to let us in. We had to call again the next day to get toilet paper. The walls are paper thin and without supervision there were people smoking in their rooms (and I... More 

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

this is a good location and close to the pool. the rooms were nice and the owners gave us an extra room at no charge as we were the only guests. The kitchen was dirty, but we complained and the owners said that it has been professionally cleaned since our visit.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We emphasize on a cosy and homely accomodation in a charming guesthouse situated in the heart of Akureyri. Brekkusel is within a walking distance from the town centre, the swimmingpool and local attractions. A minimarket is just across the road.Brekkusel guesthouse offers you a friendly and quiet hospitality all year around. The rooms are available with or without bathrooms and all our guests have access to a fully equipped kitchen. We do also offer sleeping bag accomodation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Brekkusel Guesthouse

Address: Byggdavegur 97, Akureyri 600, Iceland
Location: Iceland > Northeast Region > Akureyri
Price Range: $71 - $178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Brekkusel Guesthouse 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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