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Baltimore, Maryland
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259 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed in this hotel as part of a tour. Our travel agent said this hotel was basic and she was correct. The room was no frills with 2 twin beds, a desk, and a small bathroom. The room was clean, although the bathroom was dingy and felt old. The hotel manager was very kind and helpful. Breakfast was basic... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not in a good location. Nothing around the guesthouse. Not within walking distance to the city. Very old building. Rooms very average and basic, but clean enough and warm in winter. The plumbing in the toilets is not ventilated, so the bathroom smells rotten after a shower (keep the door closed at all times). Breakfast basic, but at least it... More 

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Devon, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here in January 2016 on a short break to Iceland. The beds were comfortable, the room reasonably well fitted and although near a main road we weren't troubled by traffic noise. Quite a nice view of the harbour and mountains to the east from the bedroom window. Enjoyed the "Icelandic" buffet breakfast - good simple food. I found the... More 

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel is cheap and basic, good to stay for a few nights. Comfortable beds, shower good enough but does smell of sulphur but you are warned about this. Short walk to local petrol station, Subway sandwich shop and another eating/drinking place. Breakfast is basic, consisting of, breads, a few cereals, coffee, tea. A microwave and toaster are also available

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

We were very disappointed. The shower was dirty and clogged with hair. The soap dispenser was empty and you can see it was empty for s long time already as it was very old. The lady apologized and moved us to a another room. We went to the breakfast room and noticed that the tables were still dirty. There were... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed October 5, 2016

I had 4 nights recently at this hotel and it was cheap and cheerful I guess. My room was a good size, fairly basic in fixtures and fittings but comfortable and quiet. The en suite bathroom was a little small and there was a bit of a bad smell from the plumbing. Breakfast was a simple buffet offering in a... More 

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Canakkale, Turkey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed October 1, 2016

Beds were comfortable,from hotel easy to reach the city, a little more than 20 minutes by walking. Hot water smells like spa water.According to Reykjavik standards it Is a cheap hotel.breakfast was good.

Thank Marinebul
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Very reasonable price. Clean rooms and a full buffet for breakfast. Don't let the outside look of the building give you a false imprecion. Reception very friendly and helpfull. Location is easy walking distance from BSI bus terminal and to down town.

Thank Coffeehiker
Highland, Maryland
2 reviews
Reviewed September 12, 2016

We did the ring road tour and Reykjavik was our final visiting stop. We booked Guesthouse Borgartun for its comparative price and free parking. The staff was very friendly, but the hotel is bit old. The breakfast was very basic, and the location is bit far from the town center. If you don't have a car, I don't recommend you.

Thank twoods20777
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60 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for one night to visit Reykjavik and not to be too far from the city centre. Good things are free breakfast, free parking and a quiet area. Bad things are the general cleanliness-we had hair on our towels, the bathroom was not clean at all. The water in the shower stinks-same smell as when you go to the... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Guðmundur Jonasson’s headquarters at Borgartun in Reykjavik house not only our main travel office and fleet of vehicles, but also a good standard 22 room Guest House – all comfortable bedrooms are en-suite and have a colour TV. There is also a breakfast room and lounge with internet access and it is only a short walk to the main swimming pool and close to a good selection of restaurants. Reykjavik City Centre is within easy reach, either by foot or by local bus. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Guesthouse Borgartun

Address: Borgartun 34, Reykjavik 105, Iceland
Location: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik
Price Range: $68 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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“Rooms away from the elevator and 3rd floor breakfast room are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles lovetennis99, 6 days ago | Read review
“Get a lower floor, so you don't have to go up the horrible lift.”
 of 5 bubbles Lithogal, 1 week ago | Read review
“Choose rooms not facing to the street, those will be more quiet (but without view).”
 of 5 bubbles Zorro22, Jun 5, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at front have better views but are noisier as there is a main road outside”
 of 5 bubbles 230stan34, Mar 16, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the north side have lovely views over the harbour”
 of 5 bubbles 290lauraf, Feb 11, 2016 | Read review
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