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yukon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

The term guesthouse here is a little bit deceiving. It is more like a hostel - but it was clean, in a good location, and the price was good. There is a coffee shop across the street, the harbour is close, and there is a supermarket a few blocks away.

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Quebec City, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

The hostel is located in a nice place, next to the harbour. However we had à room at the second Floor in front of the kitchen and consequently, we heard everyone having meals no matter what timw it was (6am or midnight....). Not much attention as well, but one of the cheapest we found in Reykjavif area.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Hi Sorry but this is not a guest house but more like a long term hostel - all other residents were men. Quite a noisy place to stay even if they were friendly. Totally inappropriate for children. I would not recommend to others

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Stayed here for a week and loved the place. Very basic, but everything you need, and we didn't miss anything during our stay. Check in/out was no trouble at all, and during our one week stay we could choose wether or not we wanted to interact with the other tourists arriving and leaving the guesthouse. The only drawback was that... More 

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North Iceland, Iceland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We are staying now in a very old small guesthouse http://www.harbourfront.is/ with a character but clean, which has been renovated. Only few meters from the bus station to Reykjavik and shops around. The Fly bus from the airport stops here too. Sirry our host welcome us with a espresso coffee and was very friendly. Their is a kitchen you can... More 

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Bristol, England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Just arrived home after a four night stay. Fabulous place to stay. Sirry is very helpful and nothing is too much trouble. The cafe across the road is welcoming and does the best hot chocolate. Will be returning!!!!

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Thank Debbie088
Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

New owners were awesome & made it such a pleasant stay - made us feel like we were at home instead of guests. If you stay make sure you take advantage of the home cooked meal option. Multiple choices that include: Salmon duet - Smoked and marinated with toast, egg and dill sauce Cured lamb and game paté with blue... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

Arri (that's probably not how he spells his name) picked us up from the airport and the holiday started there thanks to him as far as we were concerned. Not set up like a guesthouse any country iv ever stayed in. There was complete trust, felt more like a private apartment but someone came in and did breakfast, his mother... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for 4 days. The owners were both lovely, very welcoming and friendly and extremely knowledgable of the the area/reykjavik and Iceland in general. We were welcomed on arrival and given a tour of the guesthouse and had a very nice chat. Was a really nice welcome to Iceland. The room was clean, spacious and very comfy (the bed... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I stayed here for a couple of days and used it as a base to tour sights in driving range of Reykjavik. There is a small parkinglot at the guesthouse itself. The guesthouse itself is a cosy and informal place with a small kitchen. I stayed on the first floor, where you have three rooms.Although the room had a small... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in Hafnarfjordur Harbour, this guesthouse offers free parking with free Wi-Fi access. Hafnarfjordur Historical Museum is right next to the guesthouse.A TV and tea/coffee facilities are featured in all the individually decorated rooms at Harbourfront Guesthouse. All rooms have access to shared bathrooms.Car rental is offered on site. Breakfast is served each morning in the dining room at Harbourfront Guesthouse. Several restaurants are found in the surrounding area.Hafnarfjordur Botanical Garden is a 3-minute walk away. Reykjavik city centre is 10 km from the guesthouse. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Harbourfront Guesthouse

Address: Vesturgata 8, Hafnarfjordur, Reykjavik 220, Iceland
Location: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik > Hafnarfjordur
Price Range: $58 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Harbourfront Guesthouse 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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