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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic central location in Reykjavik. Our apartment was very clean and comfortable. There were Lots of thoughtful finishing touches in our room such as cereal, local maps and leaflets. Would recommend.

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Keene, New Hampshire
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

This was my third stay at the House of the Spirits. The location in 101 Reykjavik is ideal; near the harbor and many great places to eat and shop. It's essentially next door to the central city library which contains the Reykjavik Photography Museum, one of my favorite museums in the city. The apartment is just a short walk to...

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Sugarloaf, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The location was very good and being that most places in the city were full up, I was happy to find this place. It was very clean. It seems to be an old house and therefore has rather thin walls. I guess you could say it has character in that respect. I couldn't lock the door, which was a bit...

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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The studio apartment was spacious , clean & comfortable. Construction just outside meant no water 1 day and no power on another, a very good choice for the independent traveller who do not need or want constant room service or fancy amenities. Big annoyance was the water. Choice was either scalding hot or icy cold. Showering was an unpleasant trial....

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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We had a basement flat which was a good size but a bit shabby. Nightlife and main square are both about 5 mins walk away so if you don't mind a few nights in a substandard apartment for half the price of a hotel in Reykjavik then it's fine

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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

The pictures presented are not what the place looks like now. We were ground level pretty much a bed put in a kitchen. Floors in bad shape. Bathroom extremely small, shower curtain gross with mold. Windows broken with old yellow shades. Linens old . Places needs to be renovated. Just bad!

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Gunnar could not have been a more gracious host. From the moment I first reached out to the very end of my stay, he was always helpful and considerate of my experience at House of Spirits. He provided my with very detailed information around Reykjavik and tours throughout Iceland. He was responsive to my inquiries and made appropriate suggestions to...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We arrived at the House of Spirits after a very long trip and despite being told that somebody would definitely be there to greet us, nobody was. We had to wait a long time. While waiting, we looked around at some of the rooms and I was disappointed by the level of cleanliness and general appearance of the rooms. If...

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Takoma Park, Maryland, United States
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Stayed in Room 203, on the corner of the building so we had two windows looking out over two different streets. Well appointed, clean, everything you need, enough space to cook, eat, sleep etc. Can't beat the location. Gunnar was friendly, accessible and helpful.

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california
Reviewed 14 April 2016

We felt so fortunate to be here with Gunnar. The location can't be beat. We could walk most places and Gunnar was extremely helpful. He even made the Flybus reservation for us when we left. When we told him how much we loved Icelandic chocolate with licorice, we found a bag with two candy bars in it on our doorknob...

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We offer elegant studio-apartments and bigger apartments for reasonable price in the centre of downtown Reykjavik. We also offer excursions with a private driver-guide, in a private vehicle. ... more   less 

Additional Information about House of the Spirits

Address: Gardastraeti 8, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
Region: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik
Price Range: €105 - €162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“They have rooms that will accommodate parents and a kid or tow”
 of 5 bubbles pinia10, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Choose 2nd or 3rd floors to minimize noise from other visitors walking past your room. Our area was nice and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 472JimW, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The old harbor and great eats are really close by. Reykjavik Photography Museum close by too -- free.”
 of 5 bubbles rodg693, 5 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Book early and tell Gunner what you want.”
 of 5 bubbles OKdon, 28 Jun 2015 | Read review
“just let Gunnar know what you need and he will set you up with the best room for you”
 of 5 bubbles 955luanam, 21 Jun 2015 | Read review
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