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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

PLEASE put some type of marking on the bottom step coming from the 3rd floor down to the 2nd. The bottom stair has turned the exact same color as the wood floor below it, and 3 of the 4 of us missed it and 2 about fell.... I was the lucky one who missed it all together. Stepped out into... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Iceland is expensive... Full stop. So this was basic accommodation in a good location. The place was clean, there was two bathrooms on each floor - we never had to wait for a shower. The cleaner was eager to get in to the room the next morning - 10am check out !! The place is central and next to a... More 

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Thank Sam J
Beijing, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Checkin was extremly dissapointing! Even after been told somebody would come on call, we had to find the main Hotel to do the payment, got a key and "help yourself!", all at 2am in the night! Cellar room with mold, tiny windows, broken light in shared bathroom with no hangers or anything to leave your stuff. No "wooden floor", "small... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Solo travelers beware this place could ruin your holiday. Yes it is well located but the plus side stops there. My cell consisted in a very uncomfortable bed a side table and a chair. No storage for clothes. No hooks for your towel (which you have to keep wet for the duration of your stay). It smelled atrocious and the... More 

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Let's face it - unless you are from anywhere else in Scandinavia, Iceland is very expensive. Skolabru was the best we could afford and even then it was 3 times accommodation prices in UK So, how was it ? We are regular budget travellers and used to sharing facilities so it wasn't the surprise other reviewers have seemingly found it.... More 

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Thank MartyG987
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

It's a big guesthouse in middle reykjavik. It's absolutely perfect located right in the center of this beautiful city. Rooms are nice, beds are comfortable, the shared bathrooms are also in a well quality. wifi everywhere. would come back.

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Lakewood, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

A very plain room with a shared bathroom but with access to a kitchen with refrigerator, hot plate and dishes. Lots of good places to eat nearby. A good value for the money. Here's 25 more characters.

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Denver, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

The guest house was clean, but that was about all. The room smelled funny, and everything was shabby. The bathroom--which was shared--was small and awkward. The shower was dreadful. We stayed two nights and had no maid service at all. The location wasn't bad, but I still wouldn't recommend it.

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Richmond, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

The price was right for two nights in downtown Reykjavik. Parking was a challenge. You are near the Parliament building and there were protests in April. We shared a bathroom which worked out well. It was across the hall. The hallway was noisy and our door squeaked. We could park the rental car close after 6 PM but you competed... More 

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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

The location of this guest house is fantastic, you're so close to the center and yet far from the noise and the rush. The rooms are basic and clean, so are the toilets. Kitchen has a microwave, no stove, so that can be an inconvenience for some people, but we managed to survive with it. Our room had a window... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
1912 Guest House - Statutory Cited, Listed as: building of Special Architectural and Historic Interest. 1912 Guest House is perfectly located in the center of Reykjavik, next to the parliament of Iceland (Alþingi), 60 second walk to the city's main restaurants, cafes, clubs, art museums, galleries and shops. We offer luxury accommodation, clean, comfortable and recently refurbished. 9 twin rooms, 3 singles and 4 bathrooms. Breakfast upon request, delivered straight to the room. Whether you're staying one night, several days or just want to spend a romantic weekend in the heart of Reykjavik, the owners and staff will do everything to help make your stay truly memorable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Skolabru Guesthouse

Address: Skolabru 2, Reykjavik 101, Iceland (Formerly 1912 Guest House)
Location: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik > Miõborg
Price Range: $90 - $204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Skolabru Guesthouse 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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