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Eric the Red Guesthouse

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The location is good, close to the city centre (10 min walk), quiet, almost next to the gorgious church and they have a sweet cat. The breakfast was good and when we had to leave early, the hostess made a package for on the road. We liked all sitting at one table with breakfast, but some may not. I'm not... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked a room for two ( mum and teenage son). The owner was very helpful, we were able to wash a whole bag of clothes as the luggage had had a leak during the flight. Thank you- what a bonus this was. I like a small guest house sometimes as you get a personal welcome and it's easier to... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice friendly gasthaus in peaceful location in city center of Reykjavik. Smal, clean and very hospitality. Our room was in a ground floor with an own entrance. The room was quite Nice but after duch there was a lot moisture. There is actually no ventilation , onko window. The best thing was very good breakfast: porridge, different breads, cheese and... More 

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Jacksonville, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Edda runs an excellent B & B. We arrived at 10:30am on Saturday after a long flight from the west coast. They took our bags we walked into town found a free walking tour of Reykjavik and returned to their B & B at 3 pm. On their suggestion we dinnered at Reykjavik Fish house and had the best fish... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have not even been to this property and already I have gotten such wonderful customer service that I decided to rate them before we stay there in November. Ambivalent about where to travel via car during the off season of November, I turned to our gracious host, Edda. Although very busy running this guesthouse (which includes I believe, cooking... More 

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Thank Jen P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed for two nights in a single room on the second floor, overlooking the garden. The room may have been small by "American-hotel standards," but it had everything I needed and more -- a small closet and a set of hooks on the wall where I could hang my things; a clean, comfortable bed with a duvet; a bedside... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fine guesthouse in an unbeatable location in downtown Reykjavik with easy parking options all around. The hosts are very accommodating and kind, especially to guests arriving early at the airport, and they made the stay pleasant and friendly. The breakfast was nicely prepared and well equipped; the porridge was particularly satisfying, as was the homemade bread. The room itself... More 

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Dudley, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was a real pleasure to stay here in August. The hosts were most welcoming and the rooms were clean & tidy. Note this is not a hotel. It is someone's home and if you're expecting to be waited on - you should find a hotel. This is a huge home with a number of rooms available to guests. Breakfast is... More 

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Madrid
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quad room was very small and had a tiny (and smelly, but that's mostly down to natural water, I think) bathroom and just reasonable beds. Breakfast was OK-ish and landlord also not so friendly. Location is not bad (also not great) and price is way too high for what you get. I would not repeat.

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was not a terrible place, but we felt that it was a little expensive for what it was. That being said, everything in Iceland is expensive! It was comfortable enough, and the breakfasts were plentiful but the room was terribly small and the bathroom (shared) was even smaller. Good location, though, within very easy walking reach of all downtown... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
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: $98 - $223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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