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Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Martin S
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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...

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.

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...

Thank RaymondPatrick2001
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...

Thank shirletto
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..

4Thank marie77735
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.

Thank gareth b
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Cleanliness, location, quiet, thoughtfulness of the host. The room was super nice. The wifi was fast and the breakfast (bread and cereals) and tea and coffee were so nice to have in the mornings. When I come back I'm staying here again!!

Thank crockery
New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 10 September 2016

This guesthouse was cozy, clean, and welcoming. It's a short walk to the city center, but still a great location, and I thought it was nice to stay in a more calm area. Breakfast (cereals, coffee, and tea) is available for self-service. Jon, the owner, was also very accommodating and helpful. I would definitely recommend this guesthouse and would enjoy...

Thank Jennie B
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Very nice welcoming and house to feel good. Tasty decoration in the common space and clean rooms. Breakfast for self service is also available. Nice chatting with owner Jon and his family. Guesthouse is in a perfect calm location but very close to center, buying facilities and swimming pools. I would enjoy to return for my next stay.

Thank Isabelle K

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Additional Information about Butterfly Guesthouse

Address: Ranargata 8a, Reykjavik, Iceland
Region: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik
Number of rooms: 6
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“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
“All the rooms are lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles X1816DJjuliag, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
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