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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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98 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Loved it. The location might actually be a negative to a few, as it is out of the city center, but it is nestled out near the tip of the peninsula in a residential area and is quite cozy. The number 11 bus takes you within like a 10 ish minute walk though (or if you have a car) so... More 

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Ontario, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Blue House B&B was very nice and easy to get to from Reykjavik- only about 10 minutes from downtown. I stayed for one night and although I booked extremely last minute, the price was very reasonable and my room was quite nice, clean and spacious. I will say, the check-in and checkout process was a bit confusing at first,... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I can only recommend renting a room at Blue House if you're planning one or a few days around Reykjavik. Zeno seems to be a really nice guy, unfortunately we did not get to meet. Well, maybe next time! It's located right on the Seltjarnarnes peninsula, a perfect spot for jogging or quiet morning / evening walks with a beautiful... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very clean and nice rooms. Really good breakfast and close to lots of amenities. I would defiantly recommended staying here. The owner is very interesting and gave us lots of good recommendations of places to see.

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Moscow, Russia
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141 reviews
62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here before taking off on a Road Trip around Iceland. We never met the owner but thr instructions were perfect how to get in, find our room, all was ready, drinking water waiting for us, spacious and nice rooms. Bathroom and kitchen shared with a feeling like at home or visiting friends or relatives. They have 2 houses... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really friendly owner who made everything run smoothly with great communication before stay. Excellent room and generous breakfast. Beautiful location just outside of Reykavik. Very close to sea and great walks. Plenty of parking nearby.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As I stated in my review from June which the manager just replied to, we occupied both rooms in the green house as we were traveling with another couple. The food left in the fridge etc. was from a previous guest(s). Anyway, if the cottage is now being thoroughly cleaned between guests that will be a welcomed improvement.

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Thank DebbieMF
Toronto, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Blue House is very nice place to stay, the Bedroom, The kitchen, washrooms, are very clean and very beautifully decorated.The owner are very friendly, Reykjavik was always raining and windy, but was warming in the House, Thanks the owner prepared the breakfast and map for us!

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Thank timwuduncan
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Blue House is a gem. Zeno, the owner, takes great pride in keeping his business running smoothly and ensuring that his guests have the best possible experience. I arrived very early, and Zeno greeted me personally to show me to my room. The breakfast selection was delicious. Fresh bread baked in-house, eggs, coffee, tea, juice, milk, cereal and a... More 

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Saranac Lake, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We had a quick, but great stay at the Blue House! The area was very quiet (a little ways from downtown), however, very easy if you have a rental car which we had (parking was not a problem). We stayed in one of the upstairs bedrooms, the room was very clean and comfortable (we had a view of the ocean).... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Peacefully set on Seltjarnarnes Peninsula, Blue House B&B with it's surrounding properties is a 5 minutes' drive from central Reykjavik. Renovated in 2015, it offers free high speed Wi-Fi, a shared kitchen and bright, simple tastefully decorated rooms with a Smart TV. This B&B is particularly popular amongst individual travellers hunting northern lights in the capital area due to it's location, which is far away from mass turism but yet close enough to downtown Reykjavik A desk, a wardrobe and a Netflix TV are standard in Blue House's rooms. Toilets and showers are shared, except for our Apartments. Additionally we have an apartment and the Yellow house close by. The views of the rooms can include: Esja Mountain, Snaefellsnes Volcano/Glacier, Valhúsabraut Park, Grotta Lighthouse and the peninsula's Seaview with beach. After office hours guest are provided with self check-in information which enables you to arrive at any time. We provide a daily self-service continental Breakfast with home baked bread if included in your rate. Upon request we will meet you for breakfast and help you with your further travelplanning. Popular nearby leisure options include northern light/bird watching, cycling and hiking. The public outdoor geothermal swimming pool is only a 5 minutes walk away and highly recommended. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue House

Address: Valhusabraut 19 | Seltjarnarnes, Reykjavik 170, Iceland
Region: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik
Price Range: €74 - €157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Blue House 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Stayed in Grotto which had double bed plus small lounge area which had sofa bed”
 of 5 bubbles Dajach25, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
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“If you are 4 people, choose the green house.”
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“I imagine the two rooms upstairs are a bit quieter as you won't hear anyone walking above you.”
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