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Eric the Red Guesthouse

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  • Excellent72%
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Free Parking
Pool
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

It was our privilege to have 3 nights in this quaint blue and white Eric the Red Apartments. We got the basement apartment which could accommodate up to 5 guests and it was one of the very reasonably priced places to stay in Reykjavik. The...More

Thank siena-yap
Reviewed 11 April 2018

It's a very cozy and well localized guesthouse in Reykjavik, and the hosts (Edda, Runar, Alvisi and Raggi the cat) make you feel like home. On the feet of the Hallsgrimkirkja church, it's a short walk to the heart of Reykjavik, and the price is...More

Thank FernandoMCosta
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Edda and Runar were such an amazing hosts, very friendly and welcoming. The location of course is great given is central. The room was cozy and very clean, and the breakfast they prepare was delicious: coffee/tea/salmon/cheese/sweet etc... everything is telling they really care about what...More

Thank Denny B
Reviewed 5 April 2018

We stayed for five nights in a room with private bathroom (room #3, I think). I was very happy with our choice. The location cannot be beat -- 10 minutes' walk from the bus station and one block from Hallgrimskirkja, the church at the top...More

Thank Dzumbush
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Perfect location to explore Reykjavík, comfortable bedrooms and delicious breakfasts. Breakfast is around a communal table with other guests from around the world. The host obviously loves what they do and makes this place a pleasure to stay. Plus the unexpected welcome feline visitor who...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
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Price range
US$147 - US$242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$147 - US$242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Debra P
23 May 2017|
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Response from jan h | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but the owner is a tour guide herself and has lots of contacts and knowledge.
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MandyWestSussex
13 August 2016|
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Response from WLS227 | Reviewed this property |
There were no safes but the rooms do lock and you must have a key to enter the building.
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Caroline T
6 August 2016|
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Response from Sally C | Reviewed this property |
Our room had a private bathroom with no windows- when we were upgraded to the holiday apartment it was the same. Great place to stay. 😃
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Room Tips
"All rooms I've been in have been nice, but the top floor is brighter and quieter."
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"Make sure to choose a room on the upper floor and, if possible, with a view to the church."
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"We were on the first floor which was quiet and we were happy with the room."
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"Room #3 looks out the back of the house, can see the chickens in the backyard coop!"
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