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Hotel Leifur Eiriksson

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

This is a budget hotel - the room is very basic. Very. The breakfast was basic and served quite early in the am (til 930). Besides that the location and view of the church is great. It was fine for our stay but we will probably look for something else next time.

Thank hellohallo
Robyn M, Hotel Leifur Team at Hotel Leifur Eiriksson, responded to this review

Dear HelloHallo, Thank you for the review of our hotel. We appreciate the feedback on your stay. We try and keep our property in the affordable, quality, mid-scale range of accommodations in Reykjavik....and the location is definitely one of our most popular selling points! We would welcome you back anytime! Best regards, The Hotel Leifur Team

Reviewed 13 June 2015

We visited Iceland recently for my wife's birthday and the hotel was recommended to us by Co-op travel agents, King St, in Nottingham. We were told it was basic but clean and welcoming which was a spot-on recommendation. The staff were brillant and nothing was too much trouble and the room was basic but very clean and very warm. The...

1Thank Arnoldmick
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 June 2015

My husband and I stayed here 7 nights in May. The hotel is in a great location. You can easily walk to the main high street in only a few minutes. The staff were very pleasant and the rooms were decently sized, although basic. We had a room on the upper floor (there's no lift - be prepared!) and the...

Thank Charlotte S
Reviewed 8 June 2015

We used Hotel Leifur Eiriksson before and after driving the ring road (3 nights total). After reading all the reviews we made sure to ask for the second floor (so as not to get the sloped ceiling on the upper floors). Both times we were above the reception area on the second floor and were happy enough. Really nothing overly...

2Thank Ninebark
Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 7 June 2015

My wife and I stayed here for 3 nights. We we're able to check in around 1am with no trouble. We enjoyed the free breakfast each morning and really enjoyed the free coffee all day. The room was basic, but all you need. We did have a great view of the church. The best part is the location. Easy walk...

Thank David T
Aarhus, Denmark
Reviewed 5 June 2015 via mobile

Went there on a business trip and it's not the best place when your in a suit. But the atmosphere was good and I would stay there if I'm going on a private holiday. The breakfast was okay and the cleaning was outstanding. My room had a view to the church and the hotel is very close to the centre

Thank JensLund
Boston, MA
Reviewed 5 June 2015

Hotel was very good. Nice people working there. Great location. Room was small and basic, but clean, sufficient, and convenient. Located directly across the street from the big church, and only a few blocks away from the main shopping street.

Thank mbharrington
Walsall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 June 2015

We'd recommend this hotel. It's well located with an easy walk to the shops/restaurants and as others have said next to the Church so you can't miss it. The hotel is very clean, the staff polite, helpful and friendly. We loved the waffle maker at breakfast. Our only gripe (as others have said) is that thicker/longer and darker curtains would...

Thank samuk50
Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

Visited last week, everything we needed for a base for our city break in Reykjavik. Clean & comfortable, the staff are friendly and helpful. It's ideally located near Hallgrimskja church so easy to find if you get lost easily (although Reykjavik isn't vast and built on a grid system, so even I found it simple to navigate). The only issue...

Thank Aida W
Manchester, New Hampshire
Reviewed 30 May 2015

If you enjoy wandering a new city as I do then this hotel's location is perfect. Being across the street from the tallest building in Iceland, Hallgrimskirkja Cathedral, I could confidently lose myself exploring the city. Once I felt it was time to head back to the hotel I could just look up to the skyline, see the tall cathedral...

Thank Gagey321

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a 3 star family run hotel located in the centre of Reykjavik city opposite the famous Hallgrims Church .Our Hotel is in a quiet part of Reykjavik city and offer free parking opposite our Hotel .We offer 50 rooms all with private bathroom facilites and free wi fi internet connection . ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Leifur Eiriksson

Address: Skolavoerdustigur 45, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
Region: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik
Price Range: $197 - $447 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Leifur Eiriksson 3*
Number of rooms: 47
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Leifur Eiriksson Hotel
Leifur Eiriksson Reykjavík
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#14 Romantic Hotel in Reykjavik
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“No elevators - so the lower the floor you are on the easier it will be to carry luggage to your room.”
DanB970, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“ask for THE view to Hallgrimskirkja. Its super cool.”
  • standard room, room door and the bed
  • standard room, room door and the bed
  • standard room, TV, luggage rack and the bed
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Schonefeld, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms in main building more convenient for bar and breakfast”
valeriec877, 9 May 2017 | Read review
“If you need a lift then request a ground floor as there are no lifts (well not in the annex)”
Kumba7, 9 May 2017 | Read review
“any rooms facing the church will guarantee you an amazing view”
626zoes, 2 May 2017 | Read review
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