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Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I stayed here when visiting Iceland as we had trouble finding anywhere in Reykjavik. The room was nice enough, with a small communal kitchen upstairs to use for small breakfast + dinners. Shower stalls were a bit tight, but no tighter than others we've encountered throughout Europe. The trip advisor site says they do breakfast in the... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic guest house. We had the family room which was huge ,there is also a shared kitchen with plenty of facilities. There are 2 toilets and 2 showers all individually locked which is plenty for only 6 rooms. Plenty of parking and easy to find from the airport. Good communication from the owners, via email for us as we were... More 

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Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately the security here is very poor. While we were out for the day, someone with access to our room stole my girlfriend's jewelry she had left packed in her suitcase next to the bed. Our mistake perhaps, but the fact remains that someone was able to access our locked room and rob us. The owners were very apologetic and... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed September 2, 2016

We struggled to find a rental/villa near Reykjavik that would handle our group of 10 family members. This turned out to be just what we needed based on price and location. In hindsight, traveling around Reykjavik was tight and crowded - glad we ended up here. We rented the entire Guesthouse, so as to have both floors to ourselves. 1st... More 

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yukon
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105 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
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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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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
1 review
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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51 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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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48 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
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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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
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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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: $51 - $101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Harbourfront Guesthouse 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Front door needs repairing and so everyone slammed it closed”
 of 5 bubbles susanaQ6103IU, Dec 14, 2015 | Read review
“Quiet street but would go with room on the back of the guest house for added quiet”
 of 5 bubbles 63pamelap, Oct 21, 2014 | Read review
“Choose a room upstairs so that you don't have people walking over your head with their cement shoes all night and you're farther away from the bustle of the busy street outside.”
 of 5 bubbles MichelleJ129, Aug 22, 2014 | Read review
“Room four upstairs is the largest and very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles Shelley2707, Aug 10, 2014 | Read review
“Rooms on main floor may have a little more street noise, but rooms on upstairs may have more noise from guests using the kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles Mrs_M_Beach, May 10, 2014 | Read review
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