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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Solo travelers beware this place could ruin your holiday. Yes it is well located but the plus side stops there. My cell consisted in a very uncomfortable bed a side table and a chair. No storage for clothes. No hooks for your towel (which you have to keep wet for the duration of your stay). It smelled atrocious and the...

3Thank Delphine R
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Let's face it - unless you are from anywhere else in Scandinavia, Iceland is very expensive. Skolabru was the best we could afford and even then it was 3 times accommodation prices in UK So, how was it ? We are regular budget travellers and used to sharing facilities so it wasn't the surprise other reviewers have seemingly found it....

Thank MartyG987
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

It's a big guesthouse in middle reykjavik. It's absolutely perfect located right in the center of this beautiful city. Rooms are nice, beds are comfortable, the shared bathrooms are also in a well quality. wifi everywhere. would come back.

1Thank Sarah L
Lakewood, Colorado
Reviewed 5 July 2016

A very plain room with a shared bathroom but with access to a kitchen with refrigerator, hot plate and dishes. Lots of good places to eat nearby. A good value for the money. Here's 25 more characters.

Thank Peg R
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

The guest house was clean, but that was about all. The room smelled funny, and everything was shabby. The bathroom--which was shared--was small and awkward. The shower was dreadful. We stayed two nights and had no maid service at all. The location wasn't bad, but I still wouldn't recommend it.

3Thank Jreedrich
Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 19 May 2016

The price was right for two nights in downtown Reykjavik. Parking was a challenge. You are near the Parliament building and there were protests in April. We shared a bathroom which worked out well. It was across the hall. The hallway was noisy and our door squeaked. We could park the rental car close after 6 PM but you competed...

Thank Meade J
National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
Reviewed 9 May 2016

The location of this guest house is fantastic, you're so close to the center and yet far from the noise and the rush. The rooms are basic and clean, so are the toilets. Kitchen has a microwave, no stove, so that can be an inconvenience for some people, but we managed to survive with it. Our room had a window...

1Thank TheVeggieWanderers
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed here with my boyfriend for his birthday for three days. It is right in the centre of Reykjavik, you have you ring a number on the door and someone will bring you your keys. We were shown inside and shown our room. It is clean and warm. Towels are provided. It's shared bathrooms, they're clean and we never had...

Thank Nikkit84
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Impressive standard for a gesthouse! Central, cheep and a high standard (nice room, ok kitchen and bathroom). Perfect for a shoort time stay like me and my three friends had. Just what we were looking for :)

Thank Johanne Marie N
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

I spent only 1 night in Reykavic and staying at this place was probably the worst decision I could have made. First off be aware that the airport shuttles don't drop off right in front of the guesthouse. As well don't even consider staying here if you won't have a working cell phone. To check in you have to call...

Thank Dominic C

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
1912 Guest House - Statutory Cited, Listed as: building of Special Architectural and Historic Interest. 1912 Guest House is perfectly located in the center of Reykjavik, next to the parliament of Iceland (Alþingi), 60 second walk to the city's main restaurants, cafes, clubs, art museums, galleries and shops. We offer luxury accommodation, clean, comfortable and recently refurbished. 9 twin rooms, 3 singles and 4 bathrooms. Breakfast upon request, delivered straight to the room. Whether you're staying one night, several days or just want to spend a romantic weekend in the heart of Reykjavik, the owners and staff will do everything to help make your stay truly memorable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Skolabru Guesthouse

Address: Skolabru 2, Reykjavik 101, Iceland (Formerly 1912 Guest House)
Region: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik > Miõborg
Price Range: $150 - $269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Skolabru Guesthouse 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Ask for bathroom if they have them. Two sets of keys.”
 of 5 bubbles MeadeJ, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“If possible try to avoid the street facing rooms at the weekends.”
 of 5 bubbles KentChris, 19 Jan 2016 | Read review
“We had 202 on the 1st floor & found everything wonderful, good wifi connection there too (make sure to ask for the password)”
 of 5 bubbles goldsmiths8989, 15 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Be sure to eat at Saegreifinn (The Sea Baron), their lobster curry soup is a must. We also enjoyed a good chippy at Icelandic Fish and Chips, also a must.”
 of 5 bubbles meanderingabout, 19 Sep 2014 | Read review
“I didn't see all the rooms, but I was in 301 which was pretty small. The doubles looked adequate though.”
 of 5 bubbles 617danielleh, 11 Sep 2014 | Read review
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