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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We found the guesthouse while looking for sleeping bag accommodation. Spoke to the owner on the phone and she gave us clear instructions. The moment you step into the guesthouse you immediately feel like you're visiting your grandma. It has a super cozy and homey feel. Kitchens were well equipped although there were 2 full cups with teabags that's gone...

Thank Myra A
Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I stayed here for one night while driving along the south coast. The guesthouse is on the main road and very easy to find. Conveniently located near the black sand beach and there are gas stations and a grocery store in town. The owner was very nice and welcoming. The rooms were clean and comfortable and the...

Thank harknessjoanna
Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Really enjoyed our stay here. We missed our bus so were "stuck" in Vik for the weekend and we are so glad we were. We didn't have anywhere to stay so walked up the street to see if we can find something. A local guided us here. We went and they had space. The worker was so nice and helpful!...

Thank CeeEeeTee
Reviewed 11 July 2016

This place should not claim themselves as bed and breakfast or guesthouse - their quality is even worse than most of the hostels I have been to. The place used to be someone`s house which is converted to house as many beds as possible - without any maintenance being done on the property. The room I stayed in had a...

Thank SydneyTravelalot
Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

Accommodation is way too expensive for what it has to offer. We stayed over in January 2016. Actually we were planning to do some wintercamping. Due to the storm we had to stay over inside this night. We paid 5500 KRN per person which was defini tely not worth the money. The kitchen area was unclean. The rooms were old...

Thank Chantalle W
Chagrin Falls, Ohio
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

My three friends and I stayed here and we were the only ones, even the owner left too. We appreciated the trust they had in us and it was nice to have the whole house to ourselves. It set each of us back 5000 krona which wasn't too bad. The bathroom was nice and there are plenty of rooms for...

1Thank Michael F
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 May 2015

I first arrived in Vik with no accommodation booked (we were 4 people) and this was the only place with rooms left and upon first looks we were dubious. Firstly this is more of a hostel than a B&B, but that's okay because it was clean and a very welcoming place. We met a dozen travelers during our two day...

3Thank Will M
Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

Nothing amazing, but we showed up at 10 pm and were able to get a room! Priced per person, more like a hostel than a hotel. Everything is a little old but it seemed clean and the owner was very nice. Met some fun people while we were staying there. Would stay again, especially for the price.

1Thank Emily G
Roermond, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 September 2014

The place is almost as surprisingly charming as the village. Vik looks like a big stop on the maps, but it's really small, and it shows. This guesthouse is the 2nd house comming from Reykjavik, the place is beautifully furnitured (check out the antique phone in the hallway), and the bedrooms are equally nice. There are only 3 rooms they...

1Thank Peter_de_Bock
Waukesha, Wisconsin
Reviewed 5 August 2014

The owner was very friendly and helpful. I was fortunate to make arrangements at this pleasant home in lovely Vik. Not only do I recommend it, I would stay there again myself. It is easy to find, near a main road, and very clean. H. Flanagan

1Thank HarryWI2014

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Address: Austurvegur 7, Vik 870, Iceland
Region: Iceland > South Region > Vik
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