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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Just a wonderful and original early 1900's apartment house exactly in the area you need to stay .....Great for a short break or even a business trip! Main street just 1 minute away yet you feel you are staying in a quite sleepy suburb. So quiet and peaceful with all the amenities you need. Do bring an extra wallet when...

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Hlin G, Owner at Forsaela Apartmenthouse, responded to this review

Dear Rory, Thank you for your wonderful words of appreciation, emphasising the quality of Forsaela environment and location. "Great for a short break or even a business trip!" We will be looking forward to welcoming you again! With kind regards, Hlin and Siggi

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful, cosy apartment in central Reykjavik. Hiln and her partner waited up to greet us at 1.30am after our late flight. They couldn't do enough to help. Recommended routes and places to visit on our trip round Iceland. Delightful hosts. Would definitely stay here again if we are ever back in Reykjavik

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Hlin G, Owner at Forsaela Apartmenthouse, responded to this review

Dear friends of Forsaela, Thank you for taking time to write a wonderful review. Me and Siggi are pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you appreciated our recommendation on routes and places to visit on you tour around Iceland. We will be looking forward to welcome you again. All the best, Hlin and Siggi

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Despite our arriving at midnight our hosts waited up and kindly welcomed us to the apartment, they could not have been more helpful and welcoming. The apartment is right in the centre of town, very warm and comfortable and has everything you would need including cooking facilities. I will certainly consider staying there on my next trip. Thank you for...

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Hlin G, Owner at Forsaela Apartmenthouse, responded to this review

Dear Ruth, It was a pleasure to welcome you and to have you as our guests. Thank you for your kind words of appreciation. We will be looking forward to welcome you again. All the best, Hlin and Siggi

Reviewed 28 November 2016

We (the two of us) had a truly wonderful stay here, in our little, cute, authentic apartment, at the beginning of November 2016. Hlin is a gracious host, incredibly helpful, also thanks to her extensive experience being a tour guide. You really get the impression you're getting a quite authentic Icelandic experience staying in one of her comfortable apartments. The...

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Hlin G, Owner at Forsaela Apartmenthouse, responded to this review

Dear Harald, Thank you for taking time to write a review that is both detailed and concise. I truly appreciate your words "You really get the impression you're getting a quite authentic Icelandic experience staying in one of her comfortable apartments." These words together with your words of appreciation concerning the hospitality, emphasise everything we wish to share with our...

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We stayed at Forsaela for one week with a family of 4 in the house and 2 more persons in one of the flats. Everything was really perfect. Very clean, very well equipped and very calm only some meters away from the main shopping street. Not to forget the private parking - this is very special and a great feature...

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Hlin G, Owner at Forsaela Apartmenthouse, responded to this review

Dear Silvia, It was a great pleasure to welcome you and your family and friends last November. We enjoyed to have your cheerful little group for breakfast and it was surprising to acknowledge how well you master the Icelandic language. Thank you for the thoughtfulness and generosity, bringing us honey, directly from the farm ....we are still enjoying it :)...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Just wanted to say thank you to Hilin and her husband for a very warm welcome, great information and for providing a great apartment for our stay. Forsaela is in a perfect location, right in the heart of everything. When we return we wouldn't want to stay anywhere else.

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Hlin G, Owner at Forsaela Apartmenthouse, responded to this review

Dear Vaughan, Thank you for your warm greetings and lovely comment! It was wonderful to have you as our guests and we will be looking forward to your return. All the best, Hlin and Siggi

Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

In the very city centre (the parallel road above the Main Street) with a perfect quality/price ratio. The apartments are clean, warm, spacious and the hosts are willing and friendly. You can't ask for more! Definitely recommended!

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Hlin G, Owner at Forsaela Apartmenthouse, responded to this review

Dear Giulio, Thank you for taking time to write a wonderful review. We will be looking forward to welcoming you again. All the best, Hlin and Siggi

Reviewed 23 July 2016

We stayed at Forsaela for 2 nights and both Hlin and her husband made us feel like we were at home! The house is very quint, beautiful and personable and what you would envisage from an iIcelandic home. It is also in an incredible central location, literally, seconds from the main shopping/restaurant street and close to the harbor. Hlin prepared...

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Hlin G, Owner at Forsaela Apartmenthouse, responded to this review

Dear Friends of Forsaela, Thank you for posting a wonderful review. It is with great pleasure that we welcome guests to share with us our Icelandic home and hospitality. Every guest is special and we enjoy following the adventures they experience in Iceland. Whenever requested we are pleased to share tips of interest based on our experience as guides. Apart...

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Thanks, Hlin, for one of the most fantastic holidays ever. I loved every moment of staying at your lovely place and discovering Iceland! You've been the most wonderful host. Excellent breakfasts and a very enjoyable time altogether.

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Hlin G, Owner at Forsaela Apartmenthouse, responded to this review

Dear Jana, Thank you for your wonderful words of appreciation. It was rewarding to respond to your enthusiastic and spontaneous nature of exploring and experiencing the most. We will be looking forward to your next visit. All the best, Hlín and Siggi

Huntsville, Alabama
Reviewed 19 June 2016

If I could judge solely on the "homeliness" of the place, this would be a definite 5-star. But it is exactly that, a home. It should not be compared to your typical hotel, and is best suited to more independent travelers. While the hostess, Hlin, was always glad to help with things we needed (changing towels, connecting on Wi-fi, booking...

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kasper07, Owner at Forsaela Apartmenthouse, responded to this review

Dear friend of Forsaela. Thank you for taking time to write a very clear and concise review. I do appreciate you giving emphasise to “the homeliness” of our place and for stressing out that it should not be compared with a hotel. These words express a true understanding of our business. I’m pleased to know that the overall experience of...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in a lovely private garden with patios and green spaces in a quiet residential area next to Laugavegur, Reykjavik's main shopping street. Surrounded with Cafes, restaurants, museums, art galleries and other sites off interest. A perfect "home away from home" for families and friends as well as for the reunion of the greater family. By staying in Forsaela you will experience the atmosphere of the past combined with modern comfort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Forsaela Apartmenthouse

Address: Grettisgata, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
Region: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik > Miõborg
Price Range: ₹ 14,023 - ₹ 29,103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“I understand their are 3 apartments which vary by number of beds so chose accordingly”
 of 5 bubbles RuthNolan, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Visit the local swimming pool a two minute walk from Forsaela with its steam room and outdoor 42C hot tub.”
 of 5 bubbles Vaughan661, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All apartments are great and they are surprisingly quiet for downtown Reykjavik.”
 of 5 bubbles 548micheles, 2 May 2016 | Read review
“be on time with your reservation”
 of 5 bubbles 433033231, 25 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Our flat had one room with double bed and a bunkbed, pluss a couch for sleeping in the living room. A bit tight for four grown ups.”
 of 5 bubbles _gotl2014, 17 Sep 2014 | Read review
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