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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Nice place, basic but nice. Nice kitchen where your room gets it own space in the fridge and cabinets. Check the left over stuff so you don't buy dupes of stuff like sugar and coffee filters. Place is clean, relativity quiet and pretty centrally located. Wifi in all the rooms and floors as well.

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California
Reviewed November 4, 2016

I stayed in the "basement" there was someone walking back and forth on the floor above for hours. The hair dryer had gone out, in the basement, I was told to go to the upper floor and borrow one... (how much does a hair dryer cost?) On the day of check out, I was told by the maid that I...

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Omagh, Northern Ireland
Reviewed October 26, 2016

This ticked all the boxes for us - cheap, clean, central. We booked a twin room which was clean and roomy, however the pillows could perhaps be upgraded. Even though its shared bathrooms, there were plenty of showers for everyone and we never found ourselves waiting in the morning. The only thing was a smell coming from the drains (although...

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Paris, France
Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

The house is authentic and very central, the staff managing the guesthouse as well as the cleaning lady are very nice. The only negative point with this accommodation is the noise, from the street and from other guests. As well, few things were not working during our stay but it was probably just a lack of luck: shower and sink...

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California
Reviewed September 13, 2016

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...

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Thank MissKris555
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 10, 2016 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...

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Thank Sam J
Beijing, China
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...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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...

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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....

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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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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: $87 - $184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Skolabru Guesthouse 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Ask for bathroom if they have them. Two sets of keys.”
 of 5 bubbles MeadeJ, May 18, 2016 | Read review
“If possible try to avoid the street facing rooms at the weekends.”
 of 5 bubbles KentChris, Jan 19, 2016 | Read review
“We had 202 on the 1st floor & found everything wonderful, good wifi connection there too (make sure to ask for the password)”
 of 5 bubbles goldsmiths8989, Mar 15, 2015 | Read review
“Be sure to eat at Saegreifinn (The Sea Baron), their lobster curry soup is a must. We also enjoyed a good chippy at Icelandic Fish and Chips, also a must.”
 of 5 bubbles meanderingabout, Sep 19, 2014 | Read review
“I didn't see all the rooms, but I was in 301 which was pretty small. The doubles looked adequate though.”
 of 5 bubbles 617danielleh, Sep 11, 2014 | Read review
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