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Jerusalem, Israel
Reviewed 9 August 2012

The owner, Gunnar is very kind and helpful. We stayed in 2 different rooms. the one on the first floor is a little cramped, but still for a bed/kitchen on a very quiet street in downtown Reykjavik it's a bargain. We also stayed in the newly rennovated room at the top of the stairs and that was very roomy and...

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 8 August 2012

nice guesthouse in the centre of Reykjavik with a friendly and helpful host. A part of the building has been renovated, one of the badrooms is quite old and basic, but there is a fantastic rain shower

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 7 August 2012

we stayed the first and last night of our trip and is was a good beginning and end :-) We arrived in the night and that was not a problem for them. The location is superb and very close to the city centre. Price/quality a good choice. bakkery/supermarket is found at the first square to the centre if you don't...

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Utrecht
Reviewed 6 August 2012

when we (my 2 friends) and me arrived in Iceland we spent the first 4 nights at the House of Spirits. We totally enjoyed our stay! Our room was supercute, very clean and provided with cereals, milk, coffee, tea... Gunnar is a lovely host and because we liked his guesthouse so much and we felt so "home" we came back...

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Ely, Minnesota
Reviewed 5 August 2012

Although another member of our group made the reservation for our post-hiking stay in Reykjavik and can rave about Gunnar and his helpful service, I can rave about the lovely, light-filled top-floor apt. Close to the harbor and central Reykjavik, clean, comfortable and a balcony!

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 2 August 2012

It's not easy to get good value for your accommodation spend in Reykjavik. But House of the Spirits can do it for you. A top location, between the centre and the Old Harbour, but out of earshot of the revellers taking advantage of Reykjavik's endless summer nights (although it is under the flight path of Reykjavik's domestic airport), House of...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 July 2012

Other reviews here have made reference to Gunnar, the owner of the House of Spirits being a fabulous host and they were not exaggerating. We visited Reykjavik from 20 to 22 July for a wedding and Gunnar greeted us around 18:30 on the day of our arrival and for the two nights we were there, we kept on bumping into...

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Buffalo, NY
Reviewed 22 July 2012

A bit of a mixed picture here. Location is perfect, only minutes to walk to city center, and very little street noise for that. Gunnar (the host) is very nice and helpful, especially accommodating our 2 am arrival. On the negative side are the extremely small ensuite bathroom, the very narrow separate beds, and especially the noise from other guests...

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Moscow
Reviewed 15 July 2012

We visited Reykjavik un July 2012. We just found "House of spirits" on the map and booked an appartment. Althou it was a little tricky with an official confirmation for the visa, Gunnar was very helpful, unswering all our questions by e-mail. First of all, this guesthouse is a great deal, considering very low prices. It is located in a...

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Singapore
Reviewed 15 July 2012

We stayed at House of the Spirits for three nights. Loved the location (walking distance from the city centre itself). Minimart just around the corner although you'll have everything you need for breakfast in the apartment itself. Gunnar is very friendly and it's a gay-friendly property. If you're coming with a car parking can be found in the neighbouring streets.

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We offer elegant studio-apartments and bigger apartments for reasonable price in the centre of downtown Reykjavik. We also offer excursions with a private driver-guide, in a private vehicle. ... more   less 

Additional Information about House of the Spirits

Address: Gardastraeti 8, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
Region: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik
Price Range: ₹ 7,628 - ₹ 11,715 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“They have rooms that will accommodate parents and a kid or tow”
 of 5 bubbles pinia10, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Choose 2nd or 3rd floors to minimize noise from other visitors walking past your room. Our area was nice and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 472JimW, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The old harbor and great eats are really close by. Reykjavik Photography Museum close by too -- free.”
 of 5 bubbles rodg693, 5 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Book early and tell Gunner what you want.”
 of 5 bubbles OKdon, 28 Jun 2015 | Read review
“just let Gunnar know what you need and he will set you up with the best room for you”
 of 5 bubbles 955luanam, 21 Jun 2015 | Read review
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