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Metropolitan Hotel

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nortshore
Reviewed 5 August 2013

I used a website to book this hotel. After it was booked, I read the reviews on here and I was leery about staying at this place. The place was ok. I agree with one of the people here that said its “One step above a hostel”. I do not think is a three start hotel. Its more like a...

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Harrow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Great location near the old harbour, on a quiet road, Basic twin room, the sulphur smell from the hot tap is normal. Curtains could have been better as near 24hr daylight in June. Reception helpful and will book tours, so no need to book from home. Breakfast from 8am; watch out because tours may pick-up earlier (must annoy many guests)....

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Summerside, Canada
Reviewed 11 July 2013

Close to downtown. Each room has its own bathroom. Nice basic breakfast included. Depended on who was at the front desk as to how we were treated. Had to request towel change, made our own beds. We will choose someplace else on our next visit.

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Reviewed 30 June 2013

I booked a double room with private bathroom many months before my journey (they wanted all the money at the moment of the online booking)...when i arrived at hotel desk at 15 pm Miss Katrin said to me my room was occupied for an error in the booking..so she sent me in another undefined place without any satisfying answers to...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 May 2013

Upon arriving in the early evening at the hotel, the receptionist could not have been less interested in us, and more or less threw us the keys, and then informed us that the lift didn't work. Not the best first impression! The room was small and very basic and the sheets on the bed were full of holes. The bathroom...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 May 2013

Stayed there for a week. Great location, really close to city centre. Reception staff is really nice and helpful. Breakfast is very basic but tasty. Room was clean. Small bathroom with weird shower and no ventilaton but wasn't a huge issue. Generally hotel does the job if you are there to visit Iceland. Will stay there again if come back...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2013

The hotel itself is nothing fancy, but the beds are comfortable enough and it is clean. Siggi, who is downstairs most nights, is excellent and particularly helpful. The only problem I have with the hotel is this: breakfast is generally included, however, it runs from 8-10, and only cereal is available before that. Most tour companies will pick you up...

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IDAHO FALLS
Reviewed 7 May 2013

Spartan, but very clean. Easy parking right in front of hotel. Location is within walking distance of all downtown sights. Simple, but good breakfast included. Check on the church, but don't feel obligated to buy elevator ticket (No one checks you!) Dine at Cafe Loki for Icelandic dishes at reasonable prices.

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Thank IdaPole
Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 April 2013

Nice good value budget hotel. Clean and well decorated, warm, comfy beds and friendly staff. Good position close to centre and harbour and parking. Breakfast is coffee/tea, juice, cereal, toast, cheese, cold meats, cucumber/tomato in a light pleasant civilised dining room. A bit like having breakfast athome. Good bathroom/enthusiastic shower. Party was 66 year old dad and 28 year old...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 March 2013

Stayed in March. Hotel adequate,warm and friendly. More like a hostel but we got used to it and found staff helpful especially Jesus and Sirund who helped us 2 pensioners immensely..Breakfast plentiful cold buffet style. Would use this hotel again because of location and price.always felt safe even though the area looked run down. When using the lift stand on...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Metropolitan Hotel lies on a quiet street, just a 2-minute walk from Ingolfstorg Square (city center). It offers free in-room Wi-Fi and functional rooms close to Reykjavik’s shopping, restaurants and cultural attractions.A TV, work desk and radio can be found in each guest room. All have a private bathroom with either a shower or bath.Every morning Metropolitan serves a continental breakfast. Staff will gladly recommend area restaurants for other meals.The popular Kolaportid Flea Market is a 5-minute walk from the hotel. The harbour, where whale safaris depart regularly, is located 400 meters away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Metropolitan Hotel

Address: Ranargata 4A, Reykjavik 101, Iceland (Formerly Fosshotel City)
Region: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik
Price Range: $138 - $303 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Metropolitan Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 31
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