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    Eric the Red Guesthouse

    Eiriksgata 6, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children12
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    1 - 5 of 304 reviews

    Reviewed 4 days ago

    It was welcoming and comforting to have stayed with Edda and Rúnar being a new solo traveller. Their heartiness and good cheer made me feel like I was home away from home especially with a cat that roams in and out the house as it...More

    Thank Amelia T
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We stayed at this bed and breakfast twice. Once when we first arrived in Rekyavik for one night and then for three nights a week later. We had different rooms for each stay, both were comfortable, clean and well appointed. Breakfast each day was lovely....More

    Thank Susan La M
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Arrived 7:30 am to the aroma of baking bread. Despite interrupting her preparation, Edda insured that we received a warm welcome. After breakfast and a quick nap, we were off to explore. Edda was extremely helpful in departure by printing boarding passes and arranging transportation...More

    Thank Mary R
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Wonderful guesthouse with two gracious and helpful hosts. Had a quiet room with a nice view. Breakfast was yummy especially Edda's homemade bread.It was a nice way to start each day meeting and talking with fellow travelers. Great location to town and harbor areas as...More

    Thank SchenectadyDee
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Nice clean cozy room--I stayed three nights in a single with bath, downstairs. It's very quiet, off the main street but convenient to everything in town including a tour bus stop. Since my tours were scheduled before breakfast, Edda made me breakfasts to go which...More

    Thank Margaret H
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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Price range
    • US$117 - US$225 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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    • Reykjavik
    • Also Known As
    • Erik The Red Guesthouse Hotel
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    Debra P
    23 May 2017|
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    Response from jan h | Reviewed this property |
    Not sure but the owner is a tour guide herself and has lots of contacts and knowledge.
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    MandyWestSussex
    13 August 2016|
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    Response from WLS227 | Reviewed this property |
    There were no safes but the rooms do lock and you must have a key to enter the building.
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    Caroline T
    6 August 2016|
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    Response from Sally C | Reviewed this property |
    Our room had a private bathroom with no windows- when we were upgraded to the holiday apartment it was the same. Great place to stay. 😃
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    "We stated in back of house which was extremely quiet"
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    "The loft apartment probably has the best views"
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