Guesthouse Vikingur - Reykjavik

Þverholt 20, Reykjavik, Iceland, 105  show map
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Guesthouse Vikingur - Reykjavik

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

EUR 18 per day

Kitchen facilities

Refrigerator on request

Microwave on request

Air conditioning
Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

TV

Leisure/ TV room

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Breakfast

Paid breakfast

Overview

This central apartment is a great place in Reykjavik to stay at. It features airport transfer, dry cleaning and laundry as well as currency exchange, a designated smoking area and a tour desk.

The property lies 20 minutes walking distance from Reykjavik city center. Guests will find churches and museums in the neighborhood. Serving scandinavian specialties, Harry's is about 100 meters away.

Keflavik airport can be reached in 5 minutes by car.

Rooms

The apartment offers rooms with heating, wireless internet, a dressing area, a microwave and blackout curtains as well as single beds. Guests can benefit from a private bathroom.

Relax

A picnic area and a library are provided on-site. There are bicycles and cars for rent.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site (reservation might be needed) at EUR 18 per day.

Number of rooms:   17.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Currency exchange
  • Hairdresser
  • Luggage storage
  • No elevators

Sports & Fitness

  • Snorkeling
  • Diving
  • Skiing
  • Horseback riding
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Fishing

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Picnic area/ Tables
  • Coffee/ Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Babysitting/ Child services
  • Baby stroller

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area
  • Library
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Television in lobby
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

  • Heating
  • Dressing area
  • Garden furniture
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer on request

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator on request
  • Microwave on request

Bedroom

  • Foam mattress

Room decor

  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 6 may stay at the price of EUR 30 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay at the price of EUR 15 per person per night in a crib. 
  • One child under the age of 16 may stay at the price of EUR 50 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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Apartment Address:

Þverholt 20, Reykjavik, Iceland, 105

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City Center
  • Reykjavik
    3700 ft
Airports
Restaurants
  • Harry's (cuisine: Asian fusion)
    200 ft
  • Fridrik V (cuisine: Scandinavian)
    2100 ft
Beaches
  • Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach
    2600 ft
Apartment details
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    17

Rooms and availability

Guesthouse Vikingur photos Room
Shared Bathroom Triple Room
Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
Size: 110 sq. feet
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    Shared Bathroom Quadruple Room
    Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons
    Size: 110 sq. feet
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      How to reach apartment

      apartment Guesthouse Vikingur - Reykjavik Reykjavik location
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      Apartment Address:

      Þverholt 20, Reykjavik, Iceland, 105

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Reykjavik
        3700 ft
      Airports
      Restaurants
      • Harry's (cuisine: Asian fusion)
        200 ft
      • Fridrik V (cuisine: Scandinavian)
        2100 ft
      Beaches
      • Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach
        2600 ft
      Apartment details
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  10 am
      • Number of rooms:
        17

      Guesthouse Vikingur Location

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      What's nearby

      Tourist attractions

      • Mountain Guides Iceland - 3300 ft

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 3300 ft

      Places of interest

      • Solfar Sun Voyager - 3000 ft
      • Hallgrimskirkja - 3300 ft
      • The Pearl - 4000 ft
      • Reykjavik Old Harbour - 1.1 mi
      • Imagine Peace Tower - 2.2 mi

      Convention centers

      • Harpa Concert Hall & Conference Centre - 4600 ft

      Shopping areas

      • Reykjavik Art Museum: Kjarvalsstadir - 700 ft
      • National Museum of Iceland - 1.0 mi

      Monuments and Landmarks

      • Hallgrímskirkja Church - 2000 ft
      • Reykjavík City Hall - 5000 ft
      • Laugardalslaug Swimming Pool - 1.1 mi
      • Vesturbæjarlaug Swimming Pool - 1.4 mi

      Stadiums

      • Laugardalshöll - 1.1 mi

      Museums

      • Saga Museum - 3300 ft
      • The Reykjavík City Museum - 3300 ft
      • Arbaejarsafn - 3300 ft

      Parks

      • Laugardalur - 3300 ft
      • Laugardalsholl Stadium - 1.1 mi

      Business areas

      • Laugavegur - 1000 ft
      • Kringlan Shopping Mall - 4600 ft

      Public parking

      • The Parliament House - 4600 ft

      Local attractions

      • Micro Bar - 5100 ft
        Austurstraeti 6, Reykjavik
      • National Museum of Iceland - 1.0 mi
        Sudurgata 41, Reykjavik
      • Reykjavik Art Museum - 1.0 mi
        Tryggvagata 17, Reykjavik
      • Reykjavik 871 +/- 2 The Settlement Exhibition - 1.0 mi
        Adalstraeti 16, Reykjavik
      • Reykjavik City Museum - 1.0 mi
        Adalstraeti 16, Reykjavik

      Near the apartment

      • Icelandic Phallological Museum - 1000 ft
        Laugavegur 116, Reykjavik
      • Hallgrimskirkja - 2400 ft
        Skolavorduholti, Reykjavik
      • Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach - 2600 ft
        101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik
      • Icelandic Opera - 4000 ft
        Ingolfsstraeti, Reykjavik
      • Reykjavik Municipal Art Museum - 1400 ft
        Flokagata, Reykjavik
      • Einar Jonsson Museum - 2200 ft
        Eiriksgata, Reykjavik
      • Culture House - National Centre for Cultural Heritage - 4000 ft
        Hverfisgata 15, Reykjavik

      Restaurants nearby

      • Harry's - 200 ft

        Address: Raudararstigur 33
        Phone: +354 588 0230

        81% likes this, based on 290 reviews
        Cuisine: Asian fusion
        Price Range: USD 14 - USD 25

      • Kitchen Eldhus - 2100 ft

        Address: Laugavegur 60A
        Phone: 51 777 95

        75% likes this, based on 128 reviews
        Cuisine: Indian, Nepali

      • Kryddlegin hjortu - 2800 ft

        Address: Skulagata 17 & Hverfisgata 33
        Phone: +354 588 8818

        85% likes this, based on 111 reviews
        Cuisine: Vegetarian, Healthy
        Price Range: USD 17 - USD 22

      • Fridrik V - 2100 ft

        Address: Laugavegur 60
        Phone: 4615775

        96% likes this, based on 117 reviews
        Cuisine: Scandinavian

      • Austur India Fjelagid - 2800 ft

        Address: Hverfisgata 56
        Phone: 5521630

        74% likes this, based on 173 reviews
        Cuisine: Indian
        Price Range: USD 25 - USD 75

      Apartment details
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  10 am
      • Number of rooms:
        17
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      Guesthouse Vikingur Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Guesthouse Vikingur

      Average guest rating

      5.8out of 10
      Guest rating
      Based on 85 reviews

      Guest reviews

      • Family with children
        6.2

        There is construction across the street that is unavoidable. Carpets are threadbare and poor repair, but clean.

      • Single
        3.2

        Down to earth, friendly

        Shabby, moist (smell of moist), dirty bathroom

      • Group of friends
        8.2

        We were there in July 2011 for several days and it was a very good place to know Reyjkavik. If I need to come back to Reyjkavik again, I will repeat in this Guesthouse

      • Family with children
        4.6

        - Not very clean. - Charge you extra fees when you pay with a credit card (plus the commission charged by your own bank).

      • Group of friends
        4.2

        The near to the center of reykjavik was quite good.

        The room and the toilet were very dirty.

      • Group of friends
        7.4

        We liked the informal check-in: a phone number and all room keys on a little cabinet in the hall with the instruction: call! :) We met the very nice hotel lady the next morning when we enjoyed breakfast- which was basic but tasty and plentiful!

      • Single
        3.2

        I arrived the 26th at 2230. Nobody was there. After 30 mns waiting, I saw keys in a table with a number. I went to the room with the same number and then saw the room was wide open. I understood then that these keys were for me. I went to the room and with some doubts, tired, and without any way to clarify the situation, decided to spend the night there. The room was for me, but without having been received by noboby. The morning, I wanted to go to mu meeting at 7h30. As there were nobody, I just take a coffe (take way in the lobby), and then somebody with a clear view he just wake up because I was doing some noise, told me that the breakfeats were at 8h. I told him that I had to go without breakfeast. This was the only moment I saw some responsible of the guesthouse. I went to my meeting all the day. I arrive to the guesthouse the evening around 21h. Nobody was there, the same situation than the evening of my arrival. I went to my room worried since I had no opportunity to speak with a responsible to pay. The day after a wake up at 5h very early since my flights was at 7h. I left the keys of my room in the same place a took them on my arrival, without breakfeast of course. Conclusion: very strange and unusual situation....and now I see that the guesthouse charge me more than I book with you without having had no possibility to pay by cash!!! I want also to add that the room was really not very clean, windows without any possibility to sleep in the dark. A very bad experience. I really think that this guesthouse does not deserve to be on your booking list, and I have really and very sincerely nothing positive to say. Nothing nothing. I want just to forget this bad experience,

      • Family with children
        5.0

        We had one night to spend in Reykjavik and every place was taken by a conference in town so we ended up there. Quite basic but did the trick. Was pleased that he finally opened the door as it was after midnight when we arrived and an email advised me no problem.

        The breakfast was only toast and jam but didn't expect much more.

      • Single
        7.0

        It was fine. Room, sheets etc were clean and shared bathroom (a bit dingy) was cleaned/bleached daily. A towel was provided. My room was in attic so very small. I found the price expensive but its an average price for that type of accommodation in Iceland. Location was very good, close to one of the main bus stations and to the main shopping street.

        The room was very small but since I booked late I guess thats why I got the room at the top of the house. Rooms on lower floors and bathrooms on lower floors looked newer and in better condition. Everything was clean though.

      • Single
        5.4

        The location is alright and close to a supermarket. Other than that, it's as budget as it gets.

        The shared bathroom facilities could use more regular cleaning. I don't think the bed sheets were washed properly because there was others peoples hair in them.

      • Couple
        4.0

        The hotel was pretty dirty. The dirtiest place we saw in all of Iceland.

      • Group of friends
        7.0

        Central location, Laugavegur is only 5 minutes on foot.

        Everything is ok / average, but not great (cleanliness, breakfast, hosts).

      • Single
        5.4

        Simple place, cheap, not far away from city center. Uncomplicated staff. Sheets were clean and the room was tidy.

        Poor showering facilities --- the shower on the third floor didn't work, so there was in effect one shared shower for two floors. The room was ice cold when I first checked in, it could be a nice idea to pre-heat the room in fall / winter. The walls are also pretty thin, and I was forced to listen to the typical young traveling couple enjoying themselves just a bit too loudly at night...

      • Couple
        3.2

        A bit messy and not very comfortable.

      • Single
        2.8

        nothing good

        poor breakfast, poor service , worst "hostel" i have ever been to

      How to reach apartment

      apartment Guesthouse Vikingur - Reykjavik Reykjavik location
      Show big map »

      Apartment Address:

      Þverholt 20, Reykjavik, Iceland, 105

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Reykjavik
        3700 ft
      Airports
      Restaurants
      • Harry's (cuisine: Asian fusion)
        200 ft
      • Fridrik V (cuisine: Scandinavian)
        2100 ft
      Beaches
      • Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach
        2600 ft
      Apartment details
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  10 am
      • Number of rooms:
        17