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Hotel Leifur Eiriksson

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  • Excellent32%
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  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
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“free hot drinks”(60 reviews)
“no lift”(84 reviews)
“great location”(286 reviews)
Free Wifi
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All reviewsfree hot drinksno liftgreat locationmain buildingopposite the churchnorthern lightscoffee and hot chocolatewaffle makerbeautiful churchtop floorblue lagoonshort breakbreadwet roommake your own wafflesbreakfast roombig church
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Reviewed 20 April 2016

Absolutely fabulous hotel. Rooms are very clean and simple, as is the whole building. Staff are very friendly and can help with any information you need for exploring Reykjavik. Breakfast served between 7:00 and 9:30 was very nice. Lots of cereals, waffles, boiled eggs, toast,...More

1  Thank GuyT656
Response from Thor S, Front Office Manager at Hotel Leifur EirikssonResponded 22 April 2016

Thanks a lot for the nice and comprehensive yet succinct write-up! We'll definitively welcome you back. One thing we never run out is hot water, one of the boons of living on top of a ginormous crack in the Earth's shell!

Reviewed 19 April 2016

Positives: excellent central location with great views of the cathedral (we were in 3 twin rooms in the 'annex'). Clean and comfortable rooms. Very friendly and helpful staff. Everyone spoke excellent English. 24 hour reception and simple buffet breakfast in a laid-back setting made our...More

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Response from Thor S, Front Office Manager at Hotel Leifur EirikssonResponded 20 April 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review! You'll be happy to hear that we're half-way through refurbishing the hotel!

Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

We went to Reykjavik to celebrate my 30th birthday this year. Upon arrival we were over the moon with the location of the hotel. As we entered and went to reception we were given our keys and told we could help ourselves to tea/coffee refreshments...More

1  Thank SionedBoyle
Response from Thor S, Front Office Manager at Hotel Leifur EirikssonResponded 19 April 2016

Thanks for the warm words!

Reviewed 17 April 2016

This hotel is an ideal base for a short trip to see the stunning sights of Iceland.My room was fairly compact but had everything you needed and everything worked.I also had a wonderful view of the church opposite (tinkly bells- not intrusive). The breakfast was...More

Thank roedeer2015
Response from Thor S, Front Office Manager at Hotel Leifur EirikssonResponded 18 April 2016

Thank you dearly for the kind and compact review!

Reviewed 16 April 2016

Arriving at the hotel was very welcoming, with photos of when it was featured in The Simpsons in the hallway. The warmth of the reception is lovely especially when the outside is freezing. Checking in was fast and easy even though it was at ten...More

Thank AndrewMycroft
Response from Thor S, Front Office Manager at Hotel Leifur EirikssonResponded 18 April 2016

Thank you for the compliments, much appreciated! We are really lucky with our location, our guests never get lost!

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
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US$152 - US$336 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#14 Romantic Hotel in Reykjavik
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$152 - US$336 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#14 Romantic Hotel in Reykjavik
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Deborah S
23 March 2018|
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Response from Ólafur P | Property representative |
We don't provide fridges within the rooms but our guests can ask the reception to store their medicines in the staff´s fridge
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Traveler20141026
10 March 2018|
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Response from Ólafur P | Property representative |
There is one dry-washing site you can go nearby. Its name is Úðafoss
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floridadawn
1 March 2018|
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Response from beuns1 | Reviewed this property |
you can pre-book single and return transfers before you travel for the fly-bus service which is run by Reykjavik Excursions re.is
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"Theres no lift. The hotel has 2 buildings the main building is manned 24/7, breakfast is served here as is..."
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"Request second or third floor looking at the church."
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"Great location but no lifts. Close to Bus stop 8 for tour pickups"
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"Rooms in main hotel are quieter. Cathedral bells switch off at 11 p.m. and start at 8 a.m."
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