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Salvation Army Guesthouse

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Prague, Hlavni Mesto Praha, Czech Republic
Reviewed 8 August 2013

Very nice room, good location, excellent services on reception. Big kitchen with dining room. No parking, but there are cheap parking house very near. We were suprised, that at night was quite silence, more than we expected.

3Thank Sandra P
Reviewed 23 July 2013

Reykjavik is an expensive city, and the Salvation Army Guesthouse is a very good option. The best thing is its location in the older part of the city, so everything is within walking distance. My room was clean, as were the bathrooms. Reception was helpful. There might be some noise (especially with large groups) but it is a hostel, so...

2Thank Joaquin5
Macerata, Italy
Reviewed 17 May 2013

I spent in Salvation Army guesthouse almost 2 weeks in August in 2010, when I came to Reykjavik as an erasmus student; as the apartment where I was supposed to stay was not yet available in August, I had to wait in Salvation Army until September. I definitely enjoyed my time in this Guesthouse: the staff was always very kind...

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Nyack, New York
Reviewed 6 March 2013

The Salvation Army Guesthouse is a dorm all year long - even when there are not students you will find conditions to be that of any typical college. Shared bathrooms and I imagine that in a full room, it could be very crowded. But the location cannot be matched for such a great price. If you're looking for frills and...

2Thank angie1135
Pori, Finland
Reviewed 8 November 2012

This guesthouse is very cheap and has a great location, but it's very noisy. The walls are thin, so you can hear everything from other rooms and corridors. At least in August the place was very crowded and people were making noise in the corridors from early morning until midnight, and past. The room we had was spacious, but quite...

1Thank Hannamaria72
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 5 November 2012

For accommodation in the heart of Reykjavik, this is definitely one of the cheaper options you can find, especially for those who enjoy nightlife since the bars and pubs are just out in the street near the frontdoor. Rooms are small, with just enough space for a bed and a sink for washing up, and a cupboard, with communal toilets...

1Thank Marmottalotte
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 August 2012

I spent three nights here in August 2012 and was impressed. The location in Kirkjustraeti, just a couple of minute's walk from the Parliament Building and the harbour, is excellent. Rooms are various - singles, doubles and dormitory accommodation. A single worked out at 8,500 ISK and represents good value in a pricey city.. Rooms are fairly small. Facilities are...

1Thank Alastair L
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 9 August 2012

We stayed at the guesthouse for two days. Despite the fact that there is no elevator, and we had to carry our luggage to the second floor which was quite tiring, the guesthouse has a very central location to the city centre yet the price is inexpensive. The facilities are simple but kept very clean. The staff are friendly as...

Thank Juli_HK
Vantaa, Finland
Reviewed 1 July 2012

This guesthouse is very well located and the prices are well below hotel prices in Reykjavik. Rooms are very basic and some of them (we saw 3 different) are quite small.  Only hand towels were provided. Room windows are very thing so the noise from  bypassing cars may wake you up in the middle of the night. Couple of odd...

1Thank TeemuH
Reviewed 28 June 2012

Checked in late at night in a girls only dorm (being a religious hostel), everything was nice, kitchen and showers not far away and always seemed to be available when needed. The location is very central, which is really nice. The price is quite average. Staff seemed friendly and let us have our computers stored while exploring the city. Had...

3Thank Mmmkp

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can accommodate about 90 guests at a time, in single rooms, double rooms, triple rooms and sleeping bag accommodation for the low budget traveller. Toilets and showers are on every floor. The breakfast is served from 7:00 each morning, ant there are a kitchen available for the guests where they can make their own food and store their food ... more   less 

Additional Information about Salvation Army Guesthouse

Address: Kirkjustraeti 2, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
Region: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik
Price Range: €62 - €78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 50
Also Known As:
Salvation Army Guesthouse Hotel
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“A room at the top as it's quieter”
  • It's small but clean.
UrbanDrifter, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“From the second floor, and on the street-front you can have nice views”
herosky23, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Try to book ahead, otherwise you'll miss it!!!!”
RuiPedroSimoes, 29 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Rooms facing the front of the Guesthouse (north) and the west side will have more street noise.”
  • Single room, 1st floor, facing front of the Guesthouse
Zipster16, 29 Sep 2014 | Read review
“the higher up you are, the quieter!”
Jmih, 23 Jul 2014 | Read review
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