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Egilsborg guesthouse

Guesthouse | Þverholt 20 105 Reykjavík, Reykjavik, Iceland 105

76.6% Overall Rating

182 out of 216 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (24/05/2013)

"Clean, safe, well-equippped - I couldn't ask for more. The staff were immensely helpful too, giving us directions and advice about the sights in Iceland."

Read all Egilsborg guesthouse reviews

Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Bicycle hire
  • Laundry service
  • Reception (limited hours)

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 7.46
  • Towel USD 7.46

What's Included

  • Linen

Important Information

Hours of check in entry is only between 14:00 and 22:00 Early or Late Check it is only possible at an additional cost of 2000ISK. Please inform guesthouse in advance if you wish to avail of this service. Hotel policies: - Not included is a city tax: of 0.7euros, per person, per night. - Private parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible and costs 1000isk per day. Off street parking is free and customers park at your own responsibility. - Wifi is available in all areas and charges are applicable. - The total price of the reservation will be preauthorised and charged at least one day prior to arrival. There is 'No cancellation period' for August 2015. It is a non refundable period as It is very busy and we cannot accommodate cancellations at short notice.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 7 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Tax Policy (payable to property)

Local Tax 0.00%

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Reykjavik?

Contact us directly

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Overview

This property is in a quiet part of central Reykjavík, 500 metres from the main street, Laugavegur. It offers a TV lounge and tour booking service.

Please only use the Grayline bus when you arrive to us from the Airport, it is the only bus that drops you off at our entrance.

Gueshouse Vikingur’s functional rooms with access to shared bathrooms.
In summer, guests can sit outside and relax in the sun.

Discounted rental cars with unlimited mileage can also be arranged.

Please advise us off your approximate time of arrival, so that we can organize your stay more efficiently.

Check in only between 14:00 and 22:00
Early and late charges apply when arrival is outside these hours.
Yes! we have late check out, it is subject to availability and charges are applicable hourly. Read more

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Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Single (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Double (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Quad (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Triple (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

About Egilsborg guesthouse

We are a very small guesthouse with only 17 rooms, so we only offer shared bathrooms, and toilets.
The Vikingur Guesthouse 17 rooms consist of single, double and family sizes to suit all holiday makers.. There is a bathroom and a shower on each floor.
If the office is unattended please ring the reception.

Payment of booking: The total price is pre-authorised and charged at least one day prior to arrival.

There is a Reykjavik city tax of 0.7 euro, per pax - per night.
There is a surcharge of 10: euro, pounds or dollars, if you decide to pay by foreign currency.
There is a surcharge of 5% per Credit Card Transaction.

Please note: WE DO NOT allow - pets, candles, lanterns, drugs, parties, and smoking indoors.
As we cater for families and a quieter crowd, we have a curfew of 22:00, where the public areas are off boundaries. IE:- Dining common room and TV area.

Thank you for understanding.

Please note:

There is 'No cancellation period' for August 2015. It is a non refundable period as It is very busy and we cannot accommodate cancellations at short notice.

Accommodation Information

Please, Let us know when you are arriving! - Check in only between 14:00 and 22:00
Early and late charges apply when arrival is outside these hours.
Yes! we have late check out, it is subject to availability and charges are applicable hourly.

Guests have access to the Gray-line Bus, that picks you up at the airport and drops you off exclusively at our guesthouse and vice versa. 2500 isk per pax-per trip.
Guests have access to free city maps, brochures and information.
Guests have access to a Dining and TV lounge.
Kitchen ie: is closed: stove and oven, is not open for guests.
Only fridge and microwave facilities. Kitchen is for food prep only, doors closes at 22:00
Guests have access to High speed WiFi, charges are applicable.
Guests have access to private parking at the premise (1000isk per car per day), however there are free off street parking outside the premise, customer park at your own risk.
Guests also may wish to rent cars with us at arrival. This allows you to be flexible to travel without delay.
The cars are all manual, compact, economical, clean, tidy and environmental. They are subject to availability with the best price.They are NOT 4X4, NO off-roading.
Guests have access to tours exclusively with Iceland Excursion that picks you up from the convenience of our door step.
Guests have access to laundry services at a cost of 3000 isk per load (wash and dry)-if needed after your trekking and hiking tours! :)
Guests have access to camping equipment for rent, gas, tent, stove, clothing etc.
Guests have access to our house library and DVDs.

Guests have access to Continental Breakfast between 08:30 - 1000, but it is not included with the room. If is only 1500 isk per pax - per night.
If you are having your own private breakfast, please be advised to have it in your room or outside during Guests paid service. Thank you.
Guests can be eco-friendly here, we encourage everyone to recycle everything. =)

Location Information

Egilsborg guesthouse is only a 2 minute walk from the main shopping street Laugavegur.
We are also 5 mins walk from the swimming pool, bus, taxi terminal, restaurants, city attractions, cafes bonus and 1011 supermarkets.
Klambratún Park is only 300 meters from Vikingur Guesthouse providing you sun, exercise, rest and tan during the summer.
The famous Church of Hallgrímur is 10 minutes walk away. Don´t forget to climb the tower.
We are also 10 minutes walk from Kringlan, the biggest shopping mall.

In summer, guests can sit outside and relax in the sun. We also have a lovely garden.