We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Guesthouse Galtafell

    Laufasvegur 46, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
    Hotel website
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    09/07/2017 10/07/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          No availability for your dates from these sites
          Traveller (80)
          Room & Suite (68)
          Dining (4)
          Reykjavik Residence Hotel
          990 reviews
          #1 of 52 hotels in Reykjavik
           
          Reykjavik4you Apartments Hotel
          734 reviews
          #2 of 52 hotels in Reykjavik
           
          Reykjavik Downtown HI Hostel
          447 reviews
          #3 of 102 Speciality lodging in Reykjavik
           
          Kvosin Downtown Hotel
          548 reviews
          #4 of 52 hotels in Reykjavik
           
          Overview
          • Excellent71%
          • Very good22%
          • Average4%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible1%
          Travellers talk about
          “jelly belly” (17 reviews)
          “tower room” (5 reviews)
          “house cat” (3 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Suites
          Kitchenette
          Pets Allowed
          3.0 Star Hotel
          All hotel details
          Reykjavik Residence Hotel
          990 reviews
          #1 of 52 hotels in Reykjavik
           
          Reykjavik4you Apartments Hotel
          734 reviews
          #2 of 52 hotels in Reykjavik
           
          Reykjavik Downtown HI Hostel
          447 reviews
          #3 of 102 Speciality lodging in Reykjavik
           
          Kvosin Downtown Hotel
          548 reviews
          #4 of 52 hotels in Reykjavik
           
          {"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
          Rooms
          9 Jul10 Jul
          |
          1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          Show Available Rooms
          Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 0 partner sites to see rooms from .
          We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Reykjavik hotels with availability
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "605d33092f074d61bcabf1ff7ea44447", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":658901,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":9,"month":7,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":10,"month":7,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"605d33092f074d61bcabf1ff7ea44447","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":0,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":-1,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Guesthouse Galtafell","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjYwNWQzMzA5MmYwNzRkNjFiY2FiZjFmZjdlYTQ0NDQ3IiwiQUlLIjoiODRlYTQ5MTBkZWFiNGU4NTgxYTc3NTE0NGQ3NzlkNmYifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": false, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "09/07/2017", "checkOut": "10/07/2017", "lowestPrice": null, "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
          Write a Review
          Reviews (240)
          Traveller rating
          Traveller type
          Time of year
          Language
          There are newer reviews for Guesthouse Galtafell See the most recent reviews

          31 - 35 of 208 reviews

          Reviewed 26 November 2016

          Location of guesthouse within easy walking distance of Main Street. Breakfast ok but nothing special. Shame about the cat wandering through the dining room and the kitchen. Good value for money , we stayed in the apartment, sorry converted garage! But it was clean and...More

          1  Thank epkss
          Reviewed 26 November 2016

          Great location, you can walk anywhere in Reykjavik. Also all day trips offer pick ups and drop offs to the guesthouse. We had a double room with on suite. It was perfec for a few days holiday. Would definitely recommend!

          Review collected in partnership with this hotel
          1  Thank daisybee1570
          Reviewed 25 November 2016

          Historic home within walking distance of downtown shopping and sites. If you want a feeling of how Icelanders live this is a good place. Owner was informative. Breakfast was quite nice.Great character in a historic BNB.

          Review collected in partnership with this hotel
          1  Thank Reed S
          Reviewed 21 November 2016

          Stayed in a studio apartment (Room 2). It was very warm and the beds were comfortable. The guesthouse is a five to ten minute walk to the central shopping area in town with many bars and restaurants within easy walking distance. Cannot speak highly enough...More

          1  Thank Ronnie_Allan
          Reviewed 20 November 2016

          The guesthouse is an old building with multiple rooms available. I visited with my mother and we had a 2 bedroom apartment which was excellent value for money especially given the price of accommodation in Reykjavík. The guesthouse also offer an excellent continental style breakfast...More

          1  Thank neilbontoft
          Reykjavik Residence Hotel
          990 reviews
          #1 of 52 hotels in Reykjavik
           
          Reykjavik4you Apartments Hotel
          734 reviews
          #2 of 52 hotels in Reykjavik
           
          Reykjavik Downtown HI Hostel
          447 reviews
          #3 of 102 Speciality lodging in Reykjavik
           
          Kvosin Downtown Hotel
          548 reviews
          #4 of 52 hotels in Reykjavik
           
          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$126 - US$369 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 7
          • Reservation Options
          • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Hotels.com, Travelocity, Hotwire, Orbitz, Cheap Tickets and HRS so you can book your Guesthouse Galtafell reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
          • Location
          • Iceland >
          • Capital Region >
          • Reykjavik >
          • Miõborg
          Add Photo Photos
          Traveller (80)
          Room & Suite (68)
          Dining (4)
          Pool & Beach (1)
          Hotel & Grounds (71)
          Bathroom (9)
          Nearby
          Hotel Odinsve
          1,141 reviews
          .40 km away
           
          Hotel Leifur Eiriksson
          1,337 reviews
          .46 km away
           
          Hotel Holt
          1,012 reviews
          .20 km away
           
          Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik City Centre
          709 reviews
          .63 km away
           
          Reykjavik4you Apartments Hotel
          734 reviews
          .44 km away
           
          Nearby Restaurants
          Joylato
          87 reviews
          .50 km away
          Ostabudin
          1,353 reviews
          .55 km away
          Sjavargrillid Seafood Grill
          2,700 reviews
          .50 km away
          Salka Valka - Fish & More
          445 reviews
          .46 km away
          Nearby Attractions
          Lake Tjornin
          342 reviews
          .44 km away
          Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar)
          253 reviews
          .36 km away
          The Statue of Leif Eiriksson
          190 reviews
          .46 km away
          National Gallery of Iceland (Listasafn Islands)
          114 reviews
          .35 km away
          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Mayangelo007
          Is there a refrigerator in the rooms?
          7 January 2017|
          Answer Show all 3 answers
          Response from Galtafell | Property representative |
          Hi, Yes there is a small refrigerator in the rooms best regards Thorey
          1
          Vote
          Laurenoflondon
          Hello Do the rooms have a safe?
          12 November 2016|
          Answer Show all 2 answers
          Response from Stefán B |
          Dear Lauren, We do not have safes in our rooms & apartments but we have a safe in our office were we can store valuables for you. Best regards, Stefan Front Desk
          1
          Vote
          mtenhope
          The photos show a common area living room and library - are those accessible by all guests?
          22 February 2016|
          Answer
          Response from frando89 |
          yes, everyone can use the living room..
          0
          Votes
          Room Tips
          "Each room is a little different and should ask -- read Pros and Cons above"
          Read review
          "One with en suite facilities."
          Read review
          "Ask for the library"
          Read review
          "1 bedroom apartment"
          Read review
          Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
          Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing