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Torquay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took my husband for a surprise birthday trip to Iceland and booked Smari as part of a package. It looks a little commercial from the outside, and is in a town 20 minutes by bus from reykjavik. That said, the staff are friendly and helpful, the rooms are comfortable and warm, the breakfast buffet is amazing - an endless...

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Maria M, Reception at Hotel Smari, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us, we hope you come again

Cwmbran, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this hotel last minute as basically it was the only hotel left with a double bed and not twin beds! The staff are genuinely the most helpful, caring and polite staff I've had the pleasure of meeting in a hotel. Nothing is too much trouble whether it's booking trips, giving advice about places to go or general chit...

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Maria M, Reception at Hotel Smari, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We hope to see again in the future

Reviewed 18 January 2017

This hotel is clean and modern. Free WiFi, TV in English. The staff were helpful and obliging. Great breakfast. Had to take the bus into the city but easy enough to find our way around. Enjoyed exploring the nearby mall.

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Room 2/5: Before getting to the room, the hotel hallways were a little off-putting - bright red carpets and wallpaper (kind of reminded me of being in the 1980s). The room was also dated, but had a decent size for 2 people. The floors were tiled and you can tell the tiles were old which made the room feel less...

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Reviewed 9 January 2017

Stayed for 2 nights, great rooms, superb buffet breakfast, friendly staff. About 15 minutes from Reykjavik Centre by bus or cab. But a great location for taking tours and getting back to the airport and visiting iceland's biggest shopping centre.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Amazing staff. They call the tour operators and confirm things. Their advice is amazing on the timing of the pick ups, so follow their advice. Be earlier than allocated time (Thanks Stephan for this advice!) They're so polite and professional it's amazing. Thank you. Breakfast is amazing too. They don't shy up on the refill even 5 minutes before closing...

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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 December 2016

We have just returned from Iceland, and the hotel although is a budget 3 star hotel over there, would be classed as more of a 2 star plus one in the UK. Towels and Toiletries provided, unusual to see Tea and Coffee making facilities in room. But they were certainly there with a great selection of different types of teas...

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Buffalo NY
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Stayed at the hotel Smari Nov 13th through 20th. The staff was outstanding. Rooms were nice and clean. We arrived at 4:30 am. Check in is listed as 2pm. The staff was able to get us into a room in about 30 minutes! We were invited down for breakfast which every morning was outstanding Bacon , sausage, eggs, fresh pastries,...

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Maria M, Reception at Hotel Smari, responded to this review

Dear DSDUZER We are incredibly grateful for these super nice words, thank you so much. We work hard to make our guests happy and we hope to be able to welcome you again one day. Best regards, María

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

South of Rekyjavik a great base if you don't want to be in the thick of it 24/7. Close to Smariland Iceland biggest shopping mall. (It's not that big in comparison but why compare.) Close to two local outdoor thermal pools that cost the same as your local swimming baths but much more fun. Breakfast is provided and is really...

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Washington DC
Reviewed 8 November 2016

This was a nice hotel. Our travel agency booked us here because we had three people. The hotel is near a very nice mall that is within walking distance and the bus stop is a short walk. The rooms are basic and clean. I agree with one commenter on the pillows being thin and few. My friend was very happy...

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Maria M, Manager at Hotel Smari, responded to this review

Dear "johnsonccra" I am delighted you enjoyed your stay with us, thank you for sharing your experience. We would love to see you again soon. Warm regards Helena

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Smari is a three star hotel in the great capital area, Kopavogur, with well furnished rooms for business and leisure travellers who are looking for a comfortable stay in Iceland. We have 47 rooms with private bathrooms, TV, hot water kettle, coffee/tea, hairdryer and free WIFI. Free parking on site. Included is a continental breakfast served all mornings. The hotel is located in a business area with many shops and restaurants. The hotel staff is ready to assist guests with booking of excursions, rental cars and other travel arrangements. From Hotel Smari to Reykjavik center is 10 minutes by car and 20 minutes by bus. Our guests have free parking and easy access for buses. Our staff can arrange pick-up and drop-off from Keflavik International Airport and Reykjavik Bus Terminal on request. The hotel is located in a business area only 300 meters from Smaralind, the largest shopping mall in Iceland. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Smari

Address: Hlidasmari 13, Kopavogur 201, Iceland
Region: Iceland > Capital Region > Kopavogur
Price Range: RM624 - RM1,102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Smari 3*
Number of rooms: 47
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“There is traffic noise on the main road side.”
 of 5 bubbles Vanessa444, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
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“We were allocated Room 302 on the third floor .It was at the end of the building and was very quiet.”
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“Ask for a room away from the highway.”
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“choose a room on the 3rd floor. Get to breakfast 7-8.30am is the best time.”
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