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Gamla Guesthouse

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived on a Friday and the room smelled like something had died in it. We tried everything we could to get rid of the smell but even cented candles did not do the job. We complained but the cleaning lady's did not manage to fix the smell and all rooms were booked. The only explanations the hotel that runs...

Thank Gisli57
Wakefield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Located next door to Husid-a great restaurant and bar. The bunk rooms are what they are, basic, clean with shared toilet, shower and shower facilities but at the price you cannot really complain. The staff at Hotel Isafjordur, where you check in and pick up your keys from were friendly and helpful.

Thank AshleyMarsh68
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We had issues with our booking and called the guesthouse 3 times to rectify the problem. We were told to speak to the manager by the booking company. The woman on the line (she sounded over 40) was rude and standoff-ish, she just kept trying to shift the blame and refused to help out. Rudest person in Iceland. We tried...

Thank candi t
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 15 August 2016

This is a great option for a reasonable price (by Icelandic standards) in one of the most beautiful spots in the Westfjords. Everything is in within walking distance, and you even get a discount at the excellent restaurant at Hotel Isafjordur. The rooms are clean and spacious, and though the bathrooms are shared there are plenty even with a full...

Thank C R
New York City, New York
Reviewed 8 August 2016

I adore Ísafjörður! It's one of the most arrestingly beautiful spots on earth, built on a little spit of land sheltered by the steep sides of the fjord. Gamla Guesthouse is just feet from the breaker wall/beach, where I've enjoyed some of the most stunning sunsets on Earth. Also right around the corner from the local pub Húsið, which features...

Thank Evan F
Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Our room was pretty simple, 2 twin bed, 2 night stands and a chair. There is a sink in the room and on the upper floor there are 6 rooms that share 3 toilets and 2 showers. The front end staff are helpful and pleasant. The guesthouse is located in the old harbour but Isafjordur is such a small place...

Thank Sciencegirlcdn
Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 22 June 2016

It isn't cheap but it is slightly cheaper than a hotel. About 163 Euros for a double room with a shared WC and bathroom down the hall. The breakfast buffet is modest but decent. Atmosphere is cosy, charming, relaxing -- just the thing after a long hike! Free wifi and overall clean, well-appointed, lovely place to stay.

Thank Brenaj
New York, N.Y.
Reviewed 3 September 2015

I booked a coed sleeping bag accommodation here. I was extremely happy to find I had a whole room to myself with four beds in the room. The shared bathroom across the hall was spotless and no problems with sharing with others in the building. This is a property of the Hotel Isafjordur, and was likewise terrifically located right on...

Thank bbright1
San Diego
Reviewed 1 February 2015

This little town is charming and so is the guesthouse. Small but cozy with reasonable sized rooms, the usual comfy beds and good breakfast. No frills but very clean. Shared bathroom and kitchen. Take a walk around town, it is very pretty.

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San Jose, California
Reviewed 10 August 2014

Staff is extremely friendly and helpful! Also knowledgeable about the area attractions. Good location, right in the middle of the town center, breakfast looks great! Definitely highly recommended to everyone.

Thank Larry L

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gamla Guesthouse has two separate houses, one offering typical guesthouse accommodation in 8 rooms, and one offering sleeping bag accommodation for those on a budget. Both have breakfast and cooking facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gamla Guesthouse

Address: Managotu 5, Isafjordur 400, Iceland
Region: Iceland > Westfjords Region > Isafjordur
Price Range: €97 - €937 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Gamla Guesthouse 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Basic and cheap but clean and comfortable.”
AshleyMarsh68, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Avoid all rooms here”
candit900, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 108 & 109 are farthest from the stairs”
cocor317, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms upstairs are quietest.”
153evanf, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The guesthouse is a two-storey building, without lifts.”
Marmottalotte, 29 Jun 2013 | Read review
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US$144* /night
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