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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was my second stay at the Butterfly Guesthouse. We stayed in the apartment on the top floor for 3 weeks, and it was great. We love Jon and how attentive he is to all his guests. He is truly a wonderful and a caring person. Jon was always on hand for questions, and he was always checking in on...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my friend really enjoyed our stay at the Butterfly Guesthouse over Christmas, it is in a great location, was warm, quiet, clean and comfortable, and the communal kitchen was very well equipped and clean, nice big dining table and lounge area. We even cooked our own Christmas dinner there! Jon, the host, is great. Very friendly and helpful...

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2Thank paulabowles
Benidorm, Spain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great 8 nights at the Butterfly Guesthouse over Christmas and would definitely return. It was a great find close to the Old Harbour, so is just about the perfect location to explore Reykjavik. Jon is a great host and has created a warm and very welcoming guesthouse.

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Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Charming, centrally located and well heated GH with cosy rooms. Very attentive management with Jon who cares for efficient bookings, cleanliness, breakfast items and good travel advice. Only point: The strict shoe-off policy to enter the house in the very tiny entrance is a bit difficult to observe when arriving with luggage.

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Thank Martin S
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Butterfly Guesthouse is located on a quiet street, within easy walking distance to the square and the waterfront. Iceland Horizon, which operates small group tours, picked us up right at the guesthouse door for a couple great day trips. It's a good choice if you appreciate a cozy, homelike place to stay. There's a small grocery nearby, and you'll have...

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Thank Rebecca T
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Wonderful hospitality, all necessities provided. The penthouse suite has a stove, frig, deck and chairs and a skylight in the bedroom to see the northern kights. Central location is excellent as is the host, Jon.

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Thank Sue D
Columbia Heights, Minnesota
Reviewed 26 October 2016

A wonderful place to call home even if it was only for a few days. Jon met us at the door and showed us the kitchen where he provides breakfast cereal, bread and milk. Its' a help yourself kitchen with pots, pans, dishes and silverware, cooking oil, coffee, tee and sugar. There's a computer near the stairs that's available or...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We felt at home here from the moment we stepped through the door. I already had a good feeling about this place from the efficient, friendly and helpful e-mail responses from the owner when we were planning our stay. This was affirmed by his warm welcome as we toured the house and facilities which included a fully-equipped kitchen and comfortable...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Good location near the marina, but just an odd place. The owner was friendly enough and it was clean, but breakfast was a DIY affair and the decor was very 70s. Having stayed at 2 other B&Bs afterwards, there really was no comparison. Shop around..

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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Staff where very welcoming and super responsive via email during the booking process. Guesthouse is very clean with a kitchen made available to cook in. They even had free bread for toast and coffee and tea. I really liked this guesthouse.

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Address: Ranargata 8a, Reykjavik, Iceland
Region: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik
Number of rooms: 6
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“All rooms are great. For privacy and your now kitchen, choose the apartments. All rooms are quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles lisafK1466GQ, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“South side rooms may be more quiet”
 of 5 bubbles V4802DImartins, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“# 6 is tops”
 of 5 bubbles SueD963, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“apartment on the lower level is nice”
 of 5 bubbles 775kathiea, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The third floor apartment with the north facing balcony was exceptional.”
 of 5 bubbles judrose182, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
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