We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

“Bad, Bad, Bad”
1 of 5 bubbles Review of 4th Floor Hotel

Best prices for -
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
4th Floor Hotel
Ranked #46 of 52 Hotels in Reykjavik
Paris, France
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Bad, Bad, Bad”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2012

First off, the reception was rude and the room we booked (private bath) was filled. No apologies were given and they claimed the bill would be adjusted at check-out. Second, we were put in an uncomfortable shared-bath studio that included a bad smell. Thirdly, at check-out they wouldn't fix the bill because they said the owners were "on vacation" and we would have to wait until they got back. We tried from home, but never did get our bill fixed. The hotel is not Icelandic, but owned by Filipinos.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled on business
    • Value
    • Location
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
1 Thank Jinogalpa
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

365 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    82
    152
    80
    26
    25
See reviews for
50
139
56
9
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (51)
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Lisbon, Portugal
Level Contributor
15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2012

The "hotel" is a pension in the 4th floor of a building (guess why that name), rooms have no WC and you get a tiger pattern bed cover to look at as soon as you get in the room. Smell was not pleasant and shared WCs (2) where individual small ones.
Breakfast is OK.

Reykjavik is not a cheap place, but I can't consider this a very cheap place. I would not suggest it unless everything is fully booked or you have a limited budget and can't find anything cheaper.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled solo
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
1 Thank NunoLisbon
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers are raving about these Reykjavik hotels

Barcelona, España
Level Contributor
227 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2012

Taking into account how expensive accommodation in Reykjiavík is, we chose this hotel because of its price. We got a shabby studio, not really a hotel room, across the street from the hotel.
Basic staff: bed, shower, a small kitchen. We thought about switching places but didnt.
However, I must say that the staff at the reception is really friendly and helpful.
Free wifi on the cafe next door (where breakfast is served) and free computers for guests.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank ITQ
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2012

I’m just back from staying at this hotel and was very impressed. I arrived in the early hours of the morning (well about 1am) due to flight timings. When I checked in, I had been upgraded to a double room (I had originally booked for a single room as I was travelling on my own). As a first impression, this was good. My room was absolutely fine and I could not fault it at all. Simple and modern and very clean. The room was cleaned every day.

The hotel is on the 4th floor (hence the name) although the reception area and area where breakfast is served is on the ground floor. The bathroom/shower facilities are shared, although I didn’t find this a problem and never had to wait until someone else was finished using the shower/bathroom. The location of the hotel is superb as it is right in the middle of down Reykjavik. Staff were very helpful too and can arrange car hire/trips for you at reception.

All in all, a good experience and I would definitely return to this hotel. Good breakfast, great location, very helpful and nice staff and hotel is very clean.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled solo
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
1 Thank skiboy26
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Canada
Level Contributor
96 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2012

This is a good place to stay if you want to sleep in a clean room and be in a central location for a fairly inexpensive price. We paid a bit extra to have our own bathroom and it was very worthwhile! The room was small, but had been recently updated and was quiet apart from some street noise. The staff were pleasant and let us check in a bit early, which is always appreciated. Walking distance to the downtown shopping core was about 5-10 minutes.

If renting a car, parking will be an issue, as their lot only accommodates two or three cars. Since it is a downtown location, we ended up having to pay for parking in a paid lot a block away, but it wasn't particularly expensive to do this. (If you consider that it costs $25 a day to park at some Canadian hotels-ahem, Marriott--the $5 a day was not too bad).

One thing that was awesome about this place was the free breakfast, which is a nice buffet. It is a good deal, because most stores and restaurants Reykjavik don't open until ten or eleven, so if you wake up early there is nowhere to eat for breakfast.

Overall, a good place to stay if you are interested in staying in private accommodations that are good value.

  • Stayed August 2012
    • Value
    • Location
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank literarylady42
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Christchurch, New Zealand
Level Contributor
13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2012

The staff were the friendliest that i met while in iceland. It was a good budget option, and everything was close by. I guess the only thing that isnt so great is there arent many bathrooms. But at least you have your own sink.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled solo
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank Miriam376
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2012

Nice hotel, clean room and bathroom, good location (we were walking distance from most everything in the city), and at a good price. Decor was fun, hotel staff was very friendly. We were able to park in the garage for free. Complimentary breakfast buffett was decent. Only negative was room temp was hot and we had difficulty cooling it down with open windows and the AC/fan. Would definitely return and stay here while in Reykjavik.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank Emily S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Reykjavik hotels
Metropolitan Hotel
#49 of 52 in Reykjavik
3.0 of 5 bubbles 334 reviews
Miõborg
Hotel Fron
Hotel Fron
#25 of 52 in Reykjavik
4.0 of 5 bubbles 2,114 reviews
Háaleiti
Hotel Island
Hotel Island
#32 of 52 in Reykjavik
4.0 of 5 bubbles 470 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Eyja Guldsmeden Hotel
#11 of 52 in Reykjavik
4.5 of 5 bubbles 164 reviews
Háaleiti
Reykjavik Lights by Keahotels
Fosshotel Lind
#33 of 52 in Reykjavik
4.0 of 5 bubbles 873 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to 4th Floor Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about 4th Floor Hotel

Property: 4th Floor Hotel
Address: Snorrabraut 29 | Laugavegur 101, Reykjavik 105, Iceland
Location: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #46 of 52 Hotels in Reykjavik
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — 4th Floor Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 30
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
4th Floor Hotel operates as both a boutique and a budget conscious hotel with affordable rooms suited to all the needs of our guests. Location, we got that covered! The main shopping street, Laugavegur, begins at our hotel. Car rental and coffee bar on site at the hotel! Free breakfast! Free wifi! ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Orbitz, Travelocity, Priceline, Agoda and TripOnline SA so you can book your 4th Floor Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing