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“Very enjoyable stay” 5 of 5 stars
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Hotel Hafnia
Ranked #3 of 5 Hotels in Torshavn
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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325 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 530 helpful votes
“Very enjoyable stay”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2009

Hotel accommodation in the Faroe Islands is very limited, but the Hafnia was ideal (and the two star designation seems inadequate). My room was typical of a Nordic hotel - clean, functional and smart. The hotel is located in the centre of Torshavn.

Be sure to book well in advance if you wish to stay in late July. I stayed during the national day holiday (29 July); the hotel was extremely busy (and many Faroese people descended upon Torshavn for the festivities).

  • Stayed July 2006, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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4 Thank Matthew303
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Ski Municipality, Norway
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2008

The rooms was first class and the friendly staff tok well cear of us the hole stay. Recommended!!

  • Liked — The friendly staff!
  • Disliked — The breakfast room
  • Stayed November 2008, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
      Business service (e.g., internet access)
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4 Thank owe2008
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Tromso, Norway
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2007

We stayed in Hafnia in Torshavn the better part of May and June 2007, and the staff took good care of us all the way. Example: When you stay this long, you need to wash some clothes after a while. The manager told me that the hotel washer room was being renovated, but hey! I could come to her house and use her washing machine! I have NEVER experienced hospitality like this any other place. The staff is outstanding, and when you stay as long as we did that is a must! Rating hotels by stars is obviously very difficult to who ever it is that does this. I have stayed in several different so-called four star hotels in London, but none of them are even close to Hafnia. I must say the food is good. The breakfast buffet is scrambeled eggs w/ bacon, soft boiled eggs, different kinds of cereals, yoghurt, bread, different kinds of spread, ham, salami, etc, juice, milk, coffe, tea. If you are english, and insisting on eating a grease-ball plate with fart-beans on the side, you will be disappointed. The lunch buffet is also good, consisting of several warm dishes (they differ from one day to another), and also a cold buffet. The manager also gave us a gift certificate to try out their seafood buffet, that they serve some of the days during the week. I loved it! I come from a fishing nation myselfe, and we are used to good seafood products. The chef in Hafnia has nothing to be ashamed of. Unfortunately we never tried dinner, so I couldn't tell you what it's like. Next time...? The rooms are good, nice and clean. We had to change rooms a couple of times during our stay, so I have seen several of them. If I could make one wish, it would have to be a larger bathroom. I did not stay in a doubble, maybe they have larger bathrooms? The location could not be better, next to the old town, nice pubs, bars and nightclubs within a few minutes walk. Shops, the harbour and restaurants are just around the corner. I didn't see any kids here, and for the most part the other guests were older than us (I'm 38). If you want to spend sometime exploring Færøyene, then Hafnia should be your hotel of choice. It's a small country, and it doesn't take very long to drive across the islands. After a day of hiking, boat trip or what ever you're doing here, Hafnia is a good place to rest before exploring the nightlife. If I ever come back to the Faroe Islands, I would stay here.

  • Liked — Staff and location
  • Disliked — Small bathroom!
  • Stayed June 2007, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
      Business service (e.g., internet access)
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10 Thank Norwegianviking69
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Additional Information about Hotel Hafnia

Property: Hotel Hafnia
Address: 10 Aarvegur 4 | PO Box 107, Torshavn, Streymoy 110, Faroe Islands
Location: Faroe Islands > Streymoy > Torshavn
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 5 Hotels in Torshavn
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Hafnia 3*
Number of rooms: 57
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated in the heart of the world’s smallest capital, within walking distance of the harbour and the historical part of town, Surrounded by shops, restaurants and night life. Hotel Hafnia is the perfect setting for your stay. ... more   less 
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Hafnia Hotel tórshavn

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