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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

To say I was shocked is an understatement. This "hotel" was positioned on the third and forth floor of what appeared to be an office block. It was dull, dirty and miserable. Continental breakfast reasonable, although the coffee and hot water were served in flasks. The bed linen was all creased. The only good thing about this place was the...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Dont let the outside apperance decieve you. Rooms are vety nice and comfortable..staff very friendly..they waited us till 3 am..the girl was really friendly..breakfast very good..location also..very very close to the strict center of Reykjavik..free parking..internet very good.

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Thank Rok-slo
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We recently stayed here for 4 nights and although it doesnt look like much from the outside we thoroughly enjoyed our time here. The staff were friendly and the bedroom was warm, comfy and clean. What more do you need in this beautiful city. Thank you!

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in this hotel as part of a tour. Our travel agent said this hotel was basic and she was correct. The room was no frills with 2 twin beds, a desk, and a small bathroom. The room was clean, although the bathroom was dingy and felt old. The hotel manager was very kind and helpful. Breakfast was basic...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not in a good location. Nothing around the guesthouse. Not within walking distance to the city. Very old building. Rooms very average and basic, but clean enough and warm in winter. The plumbing in the toilets is not ventilated, so the bathroom smells rotten after a shower (keep the door closed at all times). Breakfast basic, but at least it...

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Thank Lithogal
Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here in January 2016 on a short break to Iceland. The beds were comfortable, the room reasonably well fitted and although near a main road we weren't troubled by traffic noise. Quite a nice view of the harbour and mountains to the east from the bedroom window. Enjoyed the "Icelandic" buffet breakfast - good simple food. I found the...

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Thank stewartb947
Crawley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel is cheap and basic, good to stay for a few nights. Comfortable beds, shower good enough but does smell of sulphur but you are warned about this. Short walk to local petrol station, Subway sandwich shop and another eating/drinking place. Breakfast is basic, consisting of, breads, a few cereals, coffee, tea. A microwave and toaster are also available

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Thank Neil M
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We were very disappointed. The shower was dirty and clogged with hair. The soap dispenser was empty and you can see it was empty for s long time already as it was very old. The lady apologized and moved us to a another room. We went to the breakfast room and noticed that the tables were still dirty. There were...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2016

I had 4 nights recently at this hotel and it was cheap and cheerful I guess. My room was a good size, fairly basic in fixtures and fittings but comfortable and quiet. The en suite bathroom was a little small and there was a bit of a bad smell from the plumbing. Breakfast was a simple buffet offering in a...

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Thank Adam B
Canakkale, Turkey
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Beds were comfortable,from hotel easy to reach the city, a little more than 20 minutes by walking. Hot water smells like spa water.According to Reykjavik standards it Is a cheap hotel.breakfast was good.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Guðmundur Jonasson’s headquarters at Borgartun in Reykjavik house not only our main travel office and fleet of vehicles, but also a good standard 22 room Guest House – all comfortable bedrooms are en-suite and have a colour TV. There is also a breakfast room and lounge with internet access and it is only a short walk to the main swimming pool and close to a good selection of restaurants. Reykjavik City Centre is within easy reach, either by foot or by local bus. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Guesthouse Borgartun

Address: Borgartun 34, Reykjavik 105, Iceland
Region: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik
Price Range: $84 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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“Rooms away from the elevator and 3rd floor breakfast room are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles lovetennis99, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get a lower floor, so you don't have to go up the horrible lift.”
 of 5 bubbles Lithogal, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose rooms not facing to the street, those will be more quiet (but without view).”
 of 5 bubbles Zorro22, 5 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at front have better views but are noisier as there is a main road outside”
 of 5 bubbles 230stan34, 16 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the north side have lovely views over the harbour”
 of 5 bubbles 290lauraf, 11 Feb 2016 | Read review
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