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Butterfly Guesthouse

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“quiet street”(15 reviews)
“shared kitchen”(8 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Rooms
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

I loved the quaintness of the Butterfly Guesthouse. It was a nice & clean welcome to Reykjavik after a long day of travel. The host was very welcoming & the other guests were quiet. We were in the triple room (a double bed & a...More

Thank brittanyfee
Response from butterflykvasir, Owner at Butterfly GuesthouseResponded 13 September 2017

Dear Brittany The room actually fullfill building / health requirements for a 3 star hotel here in Reykjavik. But if guests fill up the room with luggage as they were moving to Iceland instead of bringing what is needed for holiday - then it will...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017

My sister and I stayed here for 6 nights while in Iceland and we loved our stay here. Jon the host, is super friendly, super helpful, and just all around a great guy. We enjoyed having him there if we needed any guidance or assistance....More

Thank Alyssa N
Response from butterflykvasir, Owner at Butterfly GuesthouseResponded 20 August 2017

Thank you very much Alyssa and sister! My old heart is happy! Nice to wake up in the morning, having a cup of coffee and read this beautiful review. You are always welcome back! best wishes to your family as well ! Jon

Reviewed 2 August 2017

We stayed three nights and had a very enjoyable time. Conveniently located to the harbor, flea market, all the walking tours, shopping and certainly food. Our room -- the first time there was very good. We returned 3 days later just for one night and...More

Thank seetheworld010
Response from butterflykvasir, Owner at Butterfly GuesthouseResponded 5 August 2017

Dear SeeTheWorld I am flattered. I will not discuss "taste of rooms" with you - just a practical issue: In an old house the main layout of rooms where set generations ago, and we should take care when we change it. That is why room...More

Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

This was a perfect place to start our Iceland trip. We spent two nights here and loved it (though we were so jet lagged it's all a bit of a fog those first few days). I loved how close this was to everything but the...More

Thank McGexploring
Response from butterflykvasir, Owner at Butterfly GuesthouseResponded 30 July 2017

Dear McGexploring Thank you for staying with us and a nice review. The step down from the bathroom is because we put heat in the floor / concrete when we made the bathroom. best wishes for all your trips! Jon

Reviewed 30 June 2017

The owner is very friendly and willing to help with all sorts of questions about staying in Iceland. The house itself is comfy and convenient for museums, restaurants and the harbour. If you don't feel like going out, it's also a short walk away from...More

Thank Erin188569
Response from butterflykvasir, Owner at Butterfly GuesthouseResponded 1 July 2017

Thank you Erin! best wishes for you and your friend! Jon

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Kevin D G
11 February 2017|
Response from Jon_at_Butterfly | Property representative |
Good afternoon Kevin ! Our house is non smoking. For pricing please see our web site. There you can also fill in an inquiry form for your stay. Looking forward to your inquiry. best wishes Jon at Butterfly
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"Private rooms on top floors. Ours was on 1st floor with 2 shared bathrooms. Could hear street noise in early..."
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"I'm sure all the rooms are great! We had room number 4 with a private bathroom. It was perfect for us."
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"Dont be afraid to book one of the smaller units if it fits your needs. Everything is just as clean and nice!"
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"I only saw my room on the 1st floor. It was on the street side, but I had no problems with light or noise."
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