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Central Guesthouse Reykjavik

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay here. I'm not a fan of hostels etc but I was more than comfortable here. It can be noisy however our neighboring guests have been very quiet so it hasn't mattered. Our room was warm and cosy and it still felt very private. We could even see Harpa hall from here! The lovely girl working...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for one night, very clean, easy check-in (remember to read your email for instructions). The toilets are very clean too even though it's shared. Location is awesome, so do not miss out the restaurant across the street starting with the letter M.

Thank LuciaL_888
Reykjavik, Iceland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the place in Reykjavík. It is in the ultra center close to the parliament and where all the action is. We love to stay here. The staff was very friendly and the location perfect for us. The rooms were nice and cozy and very clean.

Thank hans849
Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The location could not have been better and the guesthouse was spotless. Nice bathrooms although shared and comfortable beds. Full kitchen available to guests allowed us to save money by getting food from the nearby market. Quick and easy check in and check out no matter what hour and absolutely lovely hosts. Only downside is that for some reason you...

Thank Aubrey1021
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Just back from spending 4 nights at the Flying Viking Guesthouse in Reykjavik. The location could not be more perfect. The central and main shopping area is literally on the doorstep. It is more like a classier hostel than a gueshouse, with 5/6 rooms per floor and a bathroom on each floor. Our double room consisted of 2 single beds...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely guesthouse, comfortable and cozy. I loved the kitchen/common area: clean, nice, you find all you need to cook your meal. We had a very pleasant stay. Recommended. There's no parking, however you can park right outside (street parking is free from 6 pm until 9 am)

Thank siuppolina
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend stayed here one night on our first night of being in Iceland and we were impressed! It's not luxury but it's pretty damn nice for guesthouse. The only issue was the noice coming from the road as it was frontwards facing, and the curtains weren't thick enough so it did let in the light. However when...

Thank April R
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

This place couldn't be nearer the city centre. It's in a great location. In the basement is a well equipped kitchen. Each floor has 5 or 6 rooms with one bathroom so we had to be patient from time to time. There's parking on the street outside which is free from 6pm to 9am then 150ikr per hour during the...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

I've just stayed at the Flying Viking guest house for three nights. I'll try to be as informative here as possible. Rooms: I took a double room as a single occupant. I had two single beds that could be pushed together as one. The room was clean and warm and had its own sink with hot and cold running water....

Thank TonyHammond
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I would 100% recommend staying here.Beautiful cute, comfy, cozy rooms. Shared kitchen and bathroom clean and well equipped. easy to book and get the keys etc. Good communication. Central location. Good price. I love it here .

Thank Fiona T

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Central Guesthouse Reykjavik is a small family run Guesthouse. We have accommodations in three locations. We have a hostel in downtown Reykjavik. Our downtown location is only about 3 minutes walk from downtown Reykjavik and other attractions such as: Whale watching, Theaters, Museums, Art Galleries, Restaurants and public swimming pools. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Central Guesthouse Reykjavik

Address: Laufasvegur 2, Reykjavik 101, Iceland (Formerly Flying Viking Guesthouse)
Region: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik > Miõborg
Price Range: €84 - €206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“I recommend the rooms with view over the pond ....”
hans849, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“if you have little ones ask for a ground floor room.”
  • My boys messed up the beds!
  • Shared bathroom, but sink in your room (room1). I am stood in the doorway; a cupboard is to my l
MrsV_00, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Studio A is a great choice for up to 4 folks on a budget.”
TiptreeGirl, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The studio apartments are great. In the back of the guesthouse with their own courtyard.”
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dutchamericanfamily5, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“please noted the 3 differents address in diffenent web site e.g. agoda, booking.com, and trip advisor”
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leonoramak, 28 Jun 2013 | Read review
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