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Paeroa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

The location is simply perfect: a block away from the Old Harbour; on the immediate western side of the main downtown area; and an easy walk further east to Hallgrimskirkja and the main shopping area along Laugevegur. I stayed three nights in Room 103, one of the efficiencies. It was everything that I needed, and at a very reasonable price... More 

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Keene, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Comfortable, clean, and convenient guesthouse in the center of 101 Reykjavik district. Gunnar your host is very friendly and helpful. Quick walk to the tourist office, grocery store, post office, and the marina. Very close to many good restaurants and cafes. We plan to stay again. Takk fyrir Gunnar!

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I will admit that this apartment was first considered because the owner claims to be "the cheapest in town". However, there's much more to it than that. Many people only stay a few days in Reykjavik but we were planning a two week visit so finding the correct accommodation was very important. For a start, when first writing to Gunnar,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

For those planning to stay in Reykjavik for more than a few days this is a perfect place. We stayed for 5 nights and all the way pleased with it. The room was lovely: clean and well equipped. The internet was steady at all times. The location is central and makes visiting attractions / nightlife very easy as noted by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We looked long and hard at where to stay on our visit to Iceland. We choose The House of the Spirits based on the owners description of what the B&B offered. Every bit of his comments are correct and we had a wonderful visit for four days. Location, location and price made for a great time. The writeup you will... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We love staying at the House of Spirits, Gunnar has become our best friend. This has been our fourth time to Iceland and we brought our elderly parents with us and they loved him immediately. Him and his assistants did everything to make our stay go as smoothly as possible and he is just so charming and so dear to... More 

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Torshavn, Faroe Islands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Friendly and home are the first words that comes to my mind to describe this guesthouse, where I have stayed at several occations. The rooms are well equipped, and the feeling of being at home is very much present. Perfect location for most activities in Reykjavík. Good internet service.

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Bismarck, North Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Great place to stay, close to downtown area. Clean and quiet. Off street parking, but cheap. Easy to find with GPS. Easy to book, answered emails promptly when booking trip. Suggested places of interest.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

House of the Spirits is within blocks of most of the major tourist attractions. The owner Gunnar has added very helpful information to the website about where to park for free and maps and is generous with suggestions about where to go. The self-serve breakfast of granola, yogurt, and milk is more than plenty. You can get used to the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Perfect location for exploring the scene in Reyk! Walking distance from all of the hot spots -- we had a fun night out dancing at Kiki's and the cafe/bar below. Our room at House of Spirits had coffee & milk stocked, a kitchenette and shower "en suite." And with a little help from 2 very reliable radiators, our stay was... More 

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We offer elegant studio-apartments and bigger apartments for reasonable price in the centre of downtown Reykjavik. We also offer excursions with a private driver-guide, in a private vehicle. ... more   less 

Additional Information about House of the Spirits

Address: Gardastraeti 8, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
Location: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik
Price Range: $143 - $198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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