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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in the Loft apartment affiliated with Eric the red guesthouse in a location a short walk away. It was lovely and cosy and always very warm (we left the windows open most of the time and we were there in early Feb). There were three adults staying and there were actually beds for 5 (a double and 3...

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Strathaven, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Thanks you Edda and Rúnar for a wonderful stay! In Reykjavík (and Iceland as a whole), everything is expensive, however this guesthouse is good value for money. The location is excellent - literally across the road from Hallgrimskirkja, the main landmark of the city and at the top of the main shopping/restaurant street. 5-10 minutes' walk in the other direction...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We started our adventure in Iceland here at Eric the Red Guesthouse and what a delicious breakfast we were provided by Edda our host, prior to setting off on our self driving trip... After nine days on the road exploring the wonders Iceland has to offer, we were excited to be ending up back at this Guesthouse for the last...

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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from a four night stay in Reykjavik. We stayed at Eric the Red Guest House. We usually try to stay in small family run places and the quirkier the better for us rather than those soul-less boxes in large hotels. This lovely guest house did not disappoint us. It is perfectly situated in the city itslef...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't fault Eric the Red at all. The location was just perfect...10 minute walk from downtown, 2 minutes from the church. We stayed in one of the rooms with a shared bathroom. It was reasonably basic, but both it and the bathroom were clean and absolutely no less than what we expected. The breakfasts are great, both for the quality...

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Thank Andy H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights and it was really happy. The location is perfect at the city center. Just 2 mins walks to the church and shopping street, clean room and very friendly people. Specially thanks to the host for driving us to the bus station. Thank you so much! I would like to stay there again when I...

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Harlow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have just returned from a 4 night stay in the top floor apartment. It's just a 7 minute walk from Eric the Red guesthouse. It was perfect for our stay of 2 couples. We were aware that prices in Iceland are high so we took things like porridge, teabags, biscuits, soup etc with us and the apartment had everything...

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rotherham
Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

Just returned from a 3 night visit at Eric the Red and I cannot recommend it enough. Upon arrival we were greeted with a huge smile, we were really quite early and our rooms weren't ready but we were free to leave our bags and we went off and had some early lunch/drinks. Our party consisted of 3 couples so...

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed January 7, 2017

Stayed here for 2 nights and was very happy! What a lovely guesthouse and rooms. Near the centre and the hosts were friendly and helpful. The hosts prepared a lovely breakfast for us when we had an early flight which I thought was very sweet of them. Great!!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 7, 2017

Stylish, clean and well stocked apartments. It seemed every little detail had been thought of from teabags to tin foil, spare sheets to shower gel we really couldn't have asked for more. Seven of us rented two apartments one above the other and there seemed to be plenty of room for everyone, I'd say 5 or 6 max in one...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Guesthouse in the heart of Reykjavik City Center. This is a perfect home away from home guesthouse with personal atmosphere and service. We have reasonable prices, delicious breakfast buffet, offer free internet access and tours with the hosts into the countryside. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Eric the Red Guesthouse

Address: Eiriksgata 6, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
Location: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik
Price Range: $112 - $255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Loft is probably best as you won't get noise from people walking about above you.”
 of 5 bubbles AlexMacdd, Jan 4, 2017 | Read review
“We new in advance we would need to change rooms part way through. Both rooms were pretty quite. Warm. The cat was able to find us at both.”
 of 5 bubbles ygmr2016, Dec 10, 2016 | Read review
“If you are 3, ask for a room with kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles Ruussa, Dec 7, 2016 | Read review
“The top floor apartment was the best”
  • Kitchen living area
  • Main bedroom
  • Other bedroom
 of 5 bubbles MandyWestSussex, Oct 19, 2016 | Read review
“we think the best choice is the second floor”
 of 5 bubbles regan749, Sep 29, 2016 | Read review
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