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Eric the Red Guesthouse

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rotherham
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Just returned from a 3 night visit at Eric the Red and I cannot recommend it enough. Upon arrival we were greeted with a huge smile, we were really quite early and our rooms weren't ready but we were free to leave our bags and we went off and had some early lunch/drinks. Our party consisted of 3 couples so...

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 2 nights and was very happy! What a lovely guesthouse and rooms. Near the centre and the hosts were friendly and helpful. The hosts prepared a lovely breakfast for us when we had an early flight which I thought was very sweet of them. Great!!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stylish, clean and well stocked apartments. It seemed every little detail had been thought of from teabags to tin foil, spare sheets to shower gel we really couldn't have asked for more. Seven of us rented two apartments one above the other and there seemed to be plenty of room for everyone, I'd say 5 or 6 max in one...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In case of confusion Eric the Red have 3 locations in Reyjavik, there is the Guesthouse at Eiríksgata 6 (which I believe is more of a B&B style accomodation), the apartments at Bergstadastræti 46 (3 seperate self catered apartments) and also, I think, one apartment at Eskihlíð 6. We stayed at the apartments on Bergstadastræti in the top floor/loft apartment....

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having visited the actual guesthouse last year, my friends and I had no hesitation booking with Edda and Runar again but this time in their apartments. There were 5 of us and we booked for ground floor apartment for a very reasonable price. I had a lot of contact with Edda prior to arriving in Iceland and she upgraded us...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've stayed in Reykjavik half a dozen times now and opted this time to stay in a guesthouse instead of a large hotel . I was not disappointed in the slightest !! The condition of the guesthouse is impeccable Clean, welcoming, well furnished, plenty of facilities Breakfast is served in the most beautiful dining room and all part of the...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this guesthouse has a nice ambiance and people. the room was simple but was nice and warm, the shared bathroom was clean, the european breakfast delicious with lots of choices of coldcuts, cheese, bread. tasty. location is great and central. I'd stay here again.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This guest house is unique because of Edda and her husband . The kindness and welcome shown to our family which included our beautiful two year old grandchild , made our visit to Iceland memorable for many reasons . Nothing was too much trouble and Edda went out of her way to accommodate us all and even researched weather reports...

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1Thank lauracottage
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Dear Edda and Runar, Thank you very much for the warm hospitality we enjoyed at your guesthouse. These few days were the nicest days we ever had outside of our home. Special thanks for delicious breakfasts you made for us. One day we go back to Reykjavik and definitely will stay at Eric the Red. Again thanks for everything. We...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We arrived in Reykjavik in the dark, in the rain, at 8am, after flying most of the night. As we walked up the steps to our hotel, Eric the Red Guesthouse, we were greeted by the heavenly smell of fresh baked bread. Our hostess, Edda, quickly ushered us to the communal breakfast table and poured cups of steaming Icelandic coffee....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Guesthouse in the heart of Reykjavik City Center. This is a perfect home away from home guesthouse with personal atmosphere and service. We have reasonable prices, delicious breakfast buffet, offer free internet access and tours with the hosts into the countryside. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Eric the Red Guesthouse

Address: Eiriksgata 6, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
Region: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik
Price Range: RM464 - RM1,115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Loft is probably best as you won't get noise from people walking about above you.”
 of 5 bubbles AlexMacdd, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We new in advance we would need to change rooms part way through. Both rooms were pretty quite. Warm. The cat was able to find us at both.”
 of 5 bubbles ygmr2016, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you are 3, ask for a room with kitchen.”
 of 5 bubbles Ruussa, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The top floor apartment was the best”
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  • Main bedroom
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 of 5 bubbles MandyWestSussex, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“we think the best choice is the second floor”
 of 5 bubbles regan749, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
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