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Eric the Red Guesthouse

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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Free Parking
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

Really nice guesthouse. We found this guesthouse on internet by change and we are glad we did. The location is just perfect to walk all over Reykjavik. We booked the room with private bathroom and it was very spacious and clean. The best part of...More

Thank TZLondon
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

We were made to feel so welcome at Eric the Red Guesthouse, Runar, Edda and their Italian friend (we can’t remember his name, sorry!!) were very friendly people who couldn’t do more for you. We stayed in the basement - though cautious as other reviews...More

Thank lolitaontour
Reviewed 23 January 2018

My wife and I stayed over New Years Eve and Eric's was a wonderful place to spend it. Excellent location, really nice room with a comfy bed. Everywhere was clean and tidy and warm. Hosts Runar and Edda were really nice, friendly people. We had...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 6 January 2018

This guesthouse was a fantastic base to explore Reykjavik. The hosts were very friendly and the breakfast was a real highlight- lovely freshly baked bread, in a really friendly dining room. You have your own keys to enter the guest house and you can come...More

Thank dwolfliverpool
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

A friend and I stayed here for 3 nights in January and despite arriving late were welcomed and shown to our room. Lovely room, warm, hot water, comfy twin beds and a kettle and coffee and tea facilities. Breakfast is lovely, a nice mix of...More

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Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
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Price range
US$153 - US$336 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$153 - US$336 (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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"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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