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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 24 September 2016

I stayed at Hotel Phoenix for 4 nights in between my 14 day Across The Wilderness Tour and the start of my Artic cruise to Greenland and Svalbard. What can I say I chose correctly this hotel I prefer to call it a B& B was perfect. The two gentleman that run the establishment are very methodical and have set...

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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed this hotel. It is close to the city center and all the restaurants (maybe 10-15 minutes if you stop and look in the shops). The rooms are neat and tidy with a comfy bed and the bathroom is supernice. The breakfast is great, the owners are very helpful and we would definately stay here again!

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a four night stay at Hotel Phoenix. Staff was helpful, offering insider tips (Icelanders don't tip, prefer Visa over Amex, etc) so you could enjoy their country to its fullest. The owners? helped arrange an airport shuttle with ease and were prepared to assist me in booking daily excursions had I not previously done so. Breakfast was filling and...

1Thank EricC1978
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Clean, nice, good breakfast, helpful proprietors. Feels like going to nana's house in the 1960s, with a disapproving look for having muddy feet. We probably should have stayed somewhere a little more casual. Our room was roomy and comfortable, but it had white french provincial furniture, the kind my nana had in her duplex in Bridgeport in the 1960s, along...

Thank K P
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We booked this hotel for seven nights in the first week of August 2016. The hotel is centrally located, ten minutes walk form the heart of Reykjavik. The room was clean spacious with a lovely sitting area next to a very comfortable bed. The breakfast was simple,healthy and filling. The two gentlemen in charge were extremely kind, friendly and very...

Thank tsak
Reviewed 4 August 2016

I am a frequent visitor to Reykjavik, and have stayed in many hotels, but here ended up apologizing to everything that moved -- for keeping my key instead of turning it in, for scheduling a tour pickup before breakfast (aren't all morning tours 7:30 pickups?), for letting my guest stay a few minutes past eleven, for wanting to go out...

3Thank Barbara A K
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We stayed three nights in this hotel, and can honestly say (and we travel a LOT) that this might be one of our favorite hotels ever. The owners are incredible and make you feel at home, the breakfast is great, the location can't be beat and the boutique feel is just the cherry on top. Definitely stay here, you won't...

Thank Alicia P
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We stayed for 4 nights in the Hotel Phoenix, and thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this small boutique hotel. The two owners, Jon and Steindor, were very polite, always greeting us with a friendly smile, and were happy to engage in conversation. As we had Room 12 up one flight of stairs and there is no elevator they willingly carried...

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Naples, Florida
Reviewed 19 May 2016

I had read very positive reviews on Trip Advisor, This is listed as a hotel, however appears to be more like a B & B. Small, lovely rooms which were spotless.. comfortable bed. These are the positive.. the negative.. Hotel is run by 2 men, one is somewhat friendly while the other is very compulsive about what the guests can...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Stayed at this hotel for 5 nights in July 2015. Despite some recent reviews I thought it was a perfectly good stay and would recommend if you're visiting Reykjavik. - Room size decent, beds are firm but comfortable. Small bathroom (typical) and very clean; - Service was perfectly fine. No concerns similar to what other posters have mentioned. We had...

1Thank lesleyinTO

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Additional Information about Hotel Phoenix

Address: Laugavegur, Reykjavik 105, Iceland
Region: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik > Laugardalur
Price Range: RM760 - RM1,314 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Phoenix 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Lots of free parking right out in front or in a lot very close by.”
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Archaeologydigger, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on lower floor -- there is no elevator.”
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“don't stay here.”
T1955CZmaryw, 24 Jun 2015 | Read review
“all appear to be about the same”
RonW353, 8 Oct 2014 | Read review
“We stayed on the first floor facing the garden”
ThomasUnitedKingdom, 3 Sep 2014 | Read review
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