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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 13 July 2015

For those planning to stay in Reykjavik for more than a few days this is a perfect place. We stayed for 5 nights and all the way pleased with it. The room was lovely: clean and well equipped. The internet was steady at all times. The location is central and makes visiting attractions / nightlife very easy as noted by...

5Thank MyItchyTravelFeet
Reviewed 28 June 2015

We looked long and hard at where to stay on our visit to Iceland. We choose The House of the Spirits based on the owners description of what the B&B offered. Every bit of his comments are correct and we had a wonderful visit for four days. Location, location and price made for a great time. The writeup you will...

1Thank OKdon
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 21 June 2015

We love staying at the House of Spirits, Gunnar has become our best friend. This has been our fourth time to Iceland and we brought our elderly parents with us and they loved him immediately. Him and his assistants did everything to make our stay go as smoothly as possible and he is just so charming and so dear to...

1Thank Luana M
Torshavn, Faroe Islands
Reviewed 14 June 2015

Friendly and home are the first words that comes to my mind to describe this guesthouse, where I have stayed at several occations. The rooms are well equipped, and the feeling of being at home is very much present. Perfect location for most activities in Reykjavík. Good internet service.

1Thank Erla O
Bismarck, North Dakota
Reviewed 11 June 2015

Great place to stay, close to downtown area. Clean and quiet. Off street parking, but cheap. Easy to find with GPS. Easy to book, answered emails promptly when booking trip. Suggested places of interest.

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Reviewed 26 May 2015

House of the Spirits is within blocks of most of the major tourist attractions. The owner Gunnar has added very helpful information to the website about where to park for free and maps and is generous with suggestions about where to go. The self-serve breakfast of granola, yogurt, and milk is more than plenty. You can get used to the...

1Thank Autumnwinds
Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 18 May 2015

Perfect location for exploring the scene in Reyk! Walking distance from all of the hot spots -- we had a fun night out dancing at Kiki's and the cafe/bar below. Our room at House of Spirits had coffee & milk stocked, a kitchenette and shower "en suite." And with a little help from 2 very reliable radiators, our stay was...

1Thank Flameatomic
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 April 2015

We stayed here for 5 nights in February this year. We booked a studio but ended up being put in the large 2 bed apartment on the top floor. The apartment was lovely and cosy with a very well equipped kitchen and everything you could possibly need. The location is excellent, very central and a great base for excursions. Would...

Thank zannalopez
Reviewed 30 March 2015

We were three couples and Gunnar arranged us to have the first floor where three en suite rooms with kitchenettes open into a dining room where we could sit and dine. As others have said it is around 100m to the harbour, supermarkets, parliament, shopping. Nearby restaurants mean you can walk back without driving, and we tried three and all...

Thank MS31Dec2015
Columbus, OH
Reviewed 9 December 2014

We have stayed at Gunnar's lovely guest house on two different trips to Iceland, and consider it our home away from home in Reykjavik. The location is a short walk to everything, and there is public parking on nearby streets should you choose to rent a car. It can be hard to choose a guest house in Reykjavik as there...

3Thank schroederjt

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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: €123 - €184 (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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