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Guesthouse Galtafell

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed in Reykjavik for 2 nights, before heading out on my explorations on the south and eastern side of the island. I am glad that I chose Galtafell. It is centrally located, comfortable, very clean, friendly, and proved to be a good base during my 2 days. Given that I arrived right after a major snow storm, my goal...

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved our stay at the Galtafell guest house. Very friendly staff, clean and comfortable rooms and with everything we needed. Jelly Belly the cat definitely made her presence heard! If we returned we would definitely book here again. Highly recommended. Really central and easy walking distance to attractions and city centre.

Thank Jude556
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a 3 night stay. What a lovely family guesthouse. Very helpful in every way. Lovely rooms. Great location. We had a shared bathroom but no issue at it was never used. Real home from home feel and great tv with all channels. We will return back to iceland one day as we did not see the northern lights due...

Thank benson1977
Newmarket, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2017

we travelled over specifically to see the northern lights, we were not disappointed!! on arrival we were shown to our apartment, all laid out ready to go, complimentary tea/coffee and chocolate in the room, guides and brochures on the dining table just in case you need them, Very comfortable accommodation, we travelled as a couple with 2 teenagers and had...

1Thank kieranparr
Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I want to start off by saying that I try not to leave Debbie Downer" reviews if I can help it but I just can't bite my tongue on this one. I will start with the pros; being location and parking. This guesthouse was perfect. It was close enough to everything in central Reykjavik but off the beaten path with...

1Thank Mayangelo007
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Thank you to the owners (sorry I didn't ask your first names) and Mickaela for our excellent stay in your beautiful home. The facilities and location are excellent. We loved our stay and would highly recommend this Guesthouse to anyone. The breakfast is plentiful and very reasonable bearing in mind the prices in Iceland. Thanks again. Morag & George (from...

Thank chrstmas
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

My family stayd one week, in 2014. This is a very nice place, the owner is so kind and helpful! She (owner) is the main reason this guesthouse get full score. She helps with everything, and she makes a very good breakfast for you. One of us got sick, and she even bought something to help this person get better....

2Thank Marian0004
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed in room 9 for 3 nights. Room was always lovely, warm and clean - perfect after a long day in the cold. Five to ten minute walk to town that is simple and our Reykjavik excursions were able to pick us up on the door step! Hosts were friendly and helpful; pets were docile, friendly and non-invasive Wonderful stay...

2Thank Amy G
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Probably the best guesthouse in Reykjavik. Very welcoming & helpful owners, it really feels like a home and not a guesthouse, especially with the lovely cat and dog. We had the library room which is one of the most unique places I've stayed at, very clean shared bathrooms which are right outside the room. The other people in our party...

2Thank macaloon
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Thorey is an impeccable/accommodating host, and her home is beautiful. I highly recommend staying at Gueshouse Galtafell. Just a short walk outside central Reykjavik. Quiet and rural. I will definitely be back.

1Thank Sarah M

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Galtafell is located in the heart of Reykjavik, within easy reach of all major activities. Our bright and non smoking suites are comfortably furnished and all have private entrance. Every suite consists of a bedroom, bathroom, living room and a fully equipped kitchen corner. Laundry facilities are in the building. The apartments can comfortably room up to four persons and bed linen and towels are provided. We also offer double or single rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Guesthouse Galtafell

Address: Laufasvegur 46, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
Region: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik > Miõborg
Price Range: ₹ 8,191 - ₹ 22,877 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Guesthouse Galtafell 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“One with en suite facilities.”
 of 5 bubbles chrstmas, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the library”
 of 5 bubbles macaloon, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“1 bedroom apartment ”
 of 5 bubbles cgko, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Central location & friendly people, but noisy and terrible bathrooms”
 of 5 bubbles 138irinas, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in room 4 which was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles barbaraaN2768KF, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
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