We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
24/12/2017 25/12/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Guesthouse Galtafell

    Laufasvegur 46, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
    011 354 699 2525
    Call
    Hotel website
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    24/12/2017 25/12/2017
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    Show Prices
    Like saving money? We search up to 200 sites for the lowest prices
    No availability for your dates from these sites
    Traveller (83)
    Room & Suite (68)
    Dining (4)
    Overview
    • Excellent70%
    • Very good23%
    • Average5%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “jelly belly” (13 reviews)
    “tower room” (5 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Family Rooms
    Kitchenette
    Pets Allowed
    3.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    Offers from Guesthouse Galtafell
    Special Offer: Online offer
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
    Rooms
    24 Dec25 Dec
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 0 partner sites to see rooms from .
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Reykjavik hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "170209b94dac4fbcbbff4ff2f8e89529", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":658901,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":24,"month":12,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":25,"month":12,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"170209b94dac4fbcbbff4ff2f8e89529","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":0,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":-1,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Guesthouse Galtafell","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjE3MDIwOWI5NGRhYzRmYmNiYmZmNGZmMmY4ZTg5NTI5IiwiQUlLIjoiZmQ2MTFhMjkwNjgyNGJjNjk0ZDUzM2QwNDUzMDllYmYifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": false, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "24/12/2017", "checkOut": "25/12/2017", "lowestPrice": null, "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"moduleList":[]},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a ReviewReviews (252)
    There are newer reviews for Guesthouse Galtafell
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    21 - 25 of 217 reviews

    Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

    My family stayd one week, in 2014. This is a very nice place, the owner is so kind and helpful! She (owner) is the main reason this guesthouse get full score. She helps with everything, and she makes a very good breakfast for you. One...More

    3  Thank Marian0004
    Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

    Stayed in room 9 for 3 nights. Room was always lovely, warm and clean - perfect after a long day in the cold. Five to ten minute walk to town that is simple and our Reykjavik excursions were able to pick us up on the...More

    3  Thank Amy G
    Reviewed 28 January 2017

    Probably the best guesthouse in Reykjavik. Very welcoming & helpful owners, it really feels like a home and not a guesthouse, especially with the lovely cat and dog. We had the library room which is one of the most unique places I've stayed at, very...More

    3  Thank macaloon
    Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

    Thorey is an impeccable/accommodating host, and her home is beautiful. I highly recommend staying at Gueshouse Galtafell. Just a short walk outside central Reykjavik. Quiet and rural. I will definitely be back.

    2  Thank Sarah M
    Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

    Absolutely amazing guesthouse didn't really see the staff they just leave you to it but when we did they were really polite and nice and would do anything they could to help you, its not a far walk too the main town about 5 mins...More

    5  Thank Joel S
    Hilton Reykjavik Nordica
    3,837 reviews
    #17 of 54 hotels in Reykjavik
    2.3 km
     
    Reykjavik4you Apartments Hotel
    806 reviews
    #3 of 54 hotels in Reykjavik
    0.4 km
     
    Kvosin Downtown Hotel
    640 reviews
    #5 of 54 hotels in Reykjavik
    0.6 km
     
    Hotel Reykjavik Centrum
    1,817 reviews
    #20 of 54 hotels in Reykjavik
    0.8 km
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$146 - US$344 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Travelocity, Booking.com, Orbitz, Priceline, Hotels.com, Hotwire and TripOnline SA so you can book your Guesthouse Galtafell reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Iceland >
    • Capital Region >
    • Reykjavik >
    • Miõborg
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (83)
    Room & Suite (68)
    Dining (4)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (74)
    Bathroom (9)
    Nearby
    Nearby HotelsSee all 54 hotels in Reykjavik
    Reykjavik4you Apartments Hotel
    806 reviews
    .43 km away
     
    Hotel Reykjavik Centrum
    1,817 reviews
    .75 km away
     
    Kvosin Downtown Hotel
    640 reviews
    .59 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Sjavargrillid Seafood Grill
    2,828 reviews
    .50 km away
    Kol Restaurant
    1,349 reviews
    .45 km away
    Salka Valka - Fish & More
    557 reviews
    .46 km away
    Rok Restaurant
    335 reviews
    .50 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Hallgrimskirkja
    14,579 reviews
    .48 km away
    Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar)
    293 reviews
    .36 km away
    Lake Tjornin
    430 reviews
    .47 km away
    The Statue of Leif Eiriksson
    320 reviews
    .47 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    tunsh
    15 October 2017|
    Answer
    Response from Peter M | Reviewed this property |
    yes, there is
    0
    Votes
    Mayangelo007
    7 January 2017|
    AnswerShow all 3 answers
    Response from Galtafell | Property representative |
    Hi, Yes there is a small refrigerator in the rooms best regards Thorey
    1
    Vote
    Room Tips
    "Each room is a little different and should ask -- read Pros and Cons above"
    Read review
    "One with en suite facilities."
    Read review
    "Ask for the library"
    Read review
    "1 bedroom apartment"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing