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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place for the most part, comfy beds - small room - nice bright clean kitchen. Good Views of water and mountains. Price was below most hotels around the area. There is a great restaurant down by the water - 4 blocks away - and the town grocery market is only two or so blocks away.

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Dubrovnik, Croatia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wouldn't stay here again. One night was enough. Budget utilitarian guest house in ugly building. No breakfast provided but cooking facilities for the guests. When checking in the lady on the desk said she may or may not see us in the morning as she had trouble getting up!! Felt she was happy enough to take our money though, but...

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St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Two nights here were good if unspectacular. The views of the mountain from the rooms were great, the whole landscape and the wider peninsula is spectacular. We received a great briefing on the area from the lady who runs the place, the kitchen is a nice area for meeting other guests and has all the basics. The rooms are basic...

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Peterhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 October 2016

This is a great guesthouse, the rooms were very big, nice comfortable beds and a great powerful shower. There is also a large fully equipped kitchen that guest have full use of for cooking breakfast/supper etc. Everything was spotlessly clean I would definaley stay here again if we were to return to the area

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Clean, cute and good value. Close to gas station and supermarket, yet the town is dark enough for decent aurora viewing. The only thing that bothered me was the shared bathroom downstairs which didn't have any cover of the window. We saw kids looking through the window.

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Port Aransas, Texas
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is an economical place to stay with access to the mountain and good hiking. We found it to be very comfortable. It offers twin beds and shared bathroom. Perfect for myself and niece. There is a little grocery store just down the block where you can pick up a few snacks for later and grab fruit/skyr and coffee for...

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Pace del Mela, Italy
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Grundarfjordur is a very quiet small town and The Old Post Office expresses the spirit of this region. It offered us a very comfortable room, with huge windows and nice beds. We liked the kitchen on the first floor, with lots of equipments and an extra fridge space where tourists who check-out are invited to leave the food that they...

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Reviewed 15 September 2016

3 of us stayed here while traveling Iceland. We had a spacious room with a private bath. And a view out the sliding door that made for an awesome sunset (at midnight) and terrific morning coffee! Clean quiet comfortable. Large community kitchen is available too. A great place to rest for the night, or stay a day or two, if...

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

The most beautiful, clean guesthouse in the world with the friendliest staff! Individual rooms with single beds & shared bathroom with shower in a bath on top floor. Bottom floor had 3 rooms & top floor had 6. Very quiet, comfortable & cosy - hidden gem in the smallest town of Iceland. Highly recommend.

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United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We had two rooms and really enjoyed this place. My companions said they liked this best of the places we stayed in Iceland. It is easy to find as it is in the main street, you can park easily, the person at the desk was pleasant, there are some restaurants near by, and the kitchen area is very good. It...

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Additional Information about The Old Post Office

Address: Grundargata 50, Grundarfjorour 350, Iceland
Region: Iceland > West Region > Grundarfjorour
Price Range: RM390 - RM683 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Old Post Office 2*
Number of rooms: 9
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“If available, do ask for a room on the first floor with sea-view,”
 of 5 bubbles tropic62, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the highway!”
 of 5 bubbles Joe106, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Request a room with a view of Kirkjufell! We were in the basement and it was very quiet, we never heard anyone else.”
 of 5 bubbles jgriffing87, 18 Jun 2016 | Read review
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“Great views of Mt.Kirkjufell right from your window.”
 of 5 bubbles Rajgopal12397, 8 Mar 2016 | Read review
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