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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was a bit apprehensive about staying here as it had mixed reviews. We arrived 5 hours before check-in as we had an early flight. Reception were quite suprised to see us. (we later realised people seem to take suit cases to restaurants when early) He apologised as he couldn't find us a room sooner as the room we were... More 

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Washington, D.C.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Family of four -- and we reserved a family room. Worked Great. There were 2 bedrooms and one with 2 beds. Plus a sitting room. So we could stretch out with the family. The location is fabulous. Both for proximity to sites but easy in/out of city. Room was clean. Nothing fancy but comfortable and good size.

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My second time staying at Fosshotel Baron, and like last time, it was a very pleasant stay! It's in a prime location, about a minute walk from Laugavegur, the main shopping street in Reykjavik. Rooms were clean and comfortable with lovely views out over the sea front. I saw some pretty spectacular sunsets! Breakfast was delicious, I'm gluten/dairy free so... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got a view of the mountain. Great room for the money... Location is perfect because we have a rental car and there's a free car park and yet the downtown action is a very reasonable walk along the colorful buildings. Breakfast, as others have mentioned is excellent.. e.g. apple and orange juices are fresh and real rather than the... More 

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Bromley, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had read quite a few reviews about this hotel and I was a little nervous as to whether it would be OK. My sister and I thought that it was a good place to stay and were very happy with it. It is a 3 star hotel and constantly busy with groups of people coming and going. Despite this,... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at Fosshotel Baron twice. The rooms were small and simple, but very unpractical. There were only two power outlets, both 10 centimeters above the floor. Not very useful for a kettle. The showers were too hot to use. I know water comes from natural springs, but 60 degrees celsius is too much for anyone. By the time that issue... More 

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Glenelg, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Fosshotel Baron was our last stop on our most recent Iceland trip. It's in downtown Reykjavik within walking distance of many restaurants and shopping. There's free parking out front, and a Domino's Pizza just across the street. I want to especially note how helpful the gentleman at the front desk was in assisting us in printing out our boarding... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No comment on the price because this is Iceland, but a very comfy stay and clean room and served us well for a cold freezing weather. Great comfort for after long outdoor visits. Friendly staff with passion about their homeland and speak good English. Tour booking is available too.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

The hotel on a fairly quiet street and is close to the main attractions in Reykjavík- easy walking distance. The staff are friendly and helpful. Breakfast is ample. There is a luggage storage room, if needed.

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26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

The most expensive three star hotel I've ever stayed in but Iceland will do that to your wallet. Pluses: very friendly staff who helped me arrange a tour booking, clean, good selection for breakfast buffet, seafront location and close to downtown with a 1011 store just behind the hotel. Minuses: only one elevator which gets busy during breakfast and checkout... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fosshotel Baron with its 120 rooms and apartments is a official 3 star hotel down town Reykjavik, open all year. Located only few steps away from the main shopping street and other interesting attractions in Reykjaviks city center. All rooms and apartments are equiped with shower/WC, TV and WIFI which is free in the bar and reception area. Fosshotel Baron is a family friendly hotel and offers special features for families and children. All guestrooms, restaurant and bar are non-smoking ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fosshotel Baron

Address: Sigtun 38, Reykjavik 105, Iceland
Location: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik
Price Range: $97 - $275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Fosshotel Baron 3*
Number of rooms: 120
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Also Known As:
Fosshotel Baron Reykjavík
Fosshotel Baron Hotel Reykjavík
Hotel Style:
#14 Family Hotel in Reykjavik
#15 Romantic Hotel in Reykjavik
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