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Aurora, Canada
Reviewed 28 August 2013

The staff was very helpful and stayed up until 2am to let me in to my room. He contacted me to ensure my room would be available after some Visa card trouble. A very interesting man and very helpful in pointing out local attractions.

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Troy, New York
Reviewed 18 August 2013

The 1912 is in a fantastic and fairly quiet location -- within a block of the center of downtown Reykjavik. The rooms and shared bathrooms are kept very clean and its clientele are polite and quiet. No fault of the 1912 Guest House, but we decided that, as "late middle-agers", we want a little more luxury in the place where...

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Norfolk, Virginia
Reviewed 21 July 2013

The 1912 Guest House offers an amazing location just around the corner from the Icelandic Parliament. It is readily walkable to all sorts of sights in Rejkjavik -- and is a value for the price. It can be a little hard to sleep, given that the curtains are relatively sheer and it never gets really dark in the summer, but...

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Toronto
Reviewed 17 July 2013

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 July 2013

I have stayed at 1912 Guest House every year for the past 5 years and have never been disappointed. The villa is perfectly located in the center of the city and in walking distance to everything. The rooms are spacious, bright, and beautifully appointed. The same is true for the common area, including the large shared kitchen and the bathrooms....

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 29 June 2013

This is an acceptable guest house in Reykjavik. Most of my issues were based on the fact that its a guest house, which means a shared bathroom and a noisy common room. Basically, somewhere between a hostel and a B&B. That being the case, its not the worst guest house, as its very clean, and the owner is helpful and...

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Alaska
Reviewed 26 June 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. We are return patrons. We appreciated the cleanliness, the deluxe, firm mattresses, the spacious kitchen area, the proximity to the center of town, the host Richard's friendliness and helpfulness. Redwings regaled us with their beautiful songs till the wee hours of the morning. We would stay here a third time if we were in...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 June 2013

I stayed in the 1912 Guesthouse over April for the annual CCP EVE Fanfest, and the rest of our group stayed with us as recommended by those who visited last year (Yeah that's you Cameron). It was an excellent location in the city, being no more than 5 minutes walk to Harpa, as well as the main street restaurants and...

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Cohoes, New York, United States
Reviewed 11 June 2013

I had the pleasure of staying in the 1912 Guesthouse this past April. It was the perfect place for our group of friends (o/ Cameron) to unwind, relax, and hang out after a busy day in the city. Everything you could need is in walking distance, including the Harpa. Richard was very accommodating for our sizable group and provided us...

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Durham, New Hampshire, United States
Reviewed 17 May 2013

The 1912 guesthouse was exactly what me and my group of buddies were looking for. The rooms are extremely clean, not a spot on anything and it served perfectly as a place to sleep for the night. With bars and restaurants all around it its right in the middle of everything you would want to be doing in the evenings...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
1912 Guest House - Statutory Cited, Listed as: building of Special Architectural and Historic Interest. 1912 Guest House is perfectly located in the center of Reykjavik, next to the parliament of Iceland (Alþingi), 60 second walk to the city's main restaurants, cafes, clubs, art museums, galleries and shops. We offer luxury accommodation, clean, comfortable and recently refurbished. 9 twin rooms, 3 singles and 4 bathrooms. Breakfast upon request, delivered straight to the room. Whether you're staying one night, several days or just want to spend a romantic weekend in the heart of Reykjavik, the owners and staff will do everything to help make your stay truly memorable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Skolabru Guesthouse

Address: Skolabru 2, Reykjavik 101, Iceland (Formerly 1912 Guest House)
Region: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik > Miõborg
Price Range: ₹ 7,133 - ₹ 12,359 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Skolabru Guesthouse 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Ask for bathroom if they have them. Two sets of keys.”
 of 5 bubbles MeadeJ, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“If possible try to avoid the street facing rooms at the weekends.”
 of 5 bubbles KentChris, 19 Jan 2016 | Read review
“We had 202 on the 1st floor & found everything wonderful, good wifi connection there too (make sure to ask for the password)”
 of 5 bubbles goldsmiths8989, 15 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Be sure to eat at Saegreifinn (The Sea Baron), their lobster curry soup is a must. We also enjoyed a good chippy at Icelandic Fish and Chips, also a must.”
 of 5 bubbles meanderingabout, 19 Sep 2014 | Read review
“I didn't see all the rooms, but I was in 301 which was pretty small. The doubles looked adequate though.”
 of 5 bubbles 617danielleh, 11 Sep 2014 | Read review
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