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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."

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

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 7.34
  • Towel USD 7.34

What's Included

  • Linen

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

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

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Welcome to Guesthouse Egilsborg Vikingur! We are located in a quiet street Þverholt 20, (said Thverholt) in the center of Reykjavik.


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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)

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Single (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Double (Shared bathroom)

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Double (Shared bathroom)

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Twin (Shared bathroom)

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Twin (Shared bathroom)

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Triple (Shared bathroom)

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Quad (Shared bathroom)

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Triple (Shared bathroom)

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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 at +354 896 4661.

Payment during office hours is done on ARRIVAL, but Please note that, if you arrive after 1700 you will be charged for the first night on your credit card, at the current commercial conversion - we use from Euro to Icelandic Kroner (this is subject to change).

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

Note: You have NOT paid the full amount in this booking website.
you may decide to pay the full amount by either cash or credit at ARRIVAL.

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 2200, where the public areas are off boundaries. IE:- Dining common room and TV area.
Thank you for understanding.

Accommodation Information

Please let us know your flight arrival details, for a faster and smoother, check in process.
Check in 14:00 and check out is 10:00.
Yes! we have late check out, it is 10€per hour.

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 free WiFi at the premise.
Guests have access to free parking in the premise, and free off street parking.
Guests also may wish to rent cars with us at arrival. This allows you to be flexible to travel without delays.
The cars are all manual, compact, economical, clean, tidy and environmental. They are subject to availability with the best price. They are NOT 4X, 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 rent camping equipment for rent, gas, tent, stove.
Guests have access to our house library and DVDs.

Guests have access to Continental Breakfast between 0700-0930, 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 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.