Welcome to Guesthouse Egilsborg Vikingur! We are located in a quiet street verholt 20, (said Thverholt) in the center of Reykjavik.
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.
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 and taxi terminal, restaurants, city attractions, cafes, bonus and 1011 supermarkets.
Klambratn Park is only 300 meters from Vikingur Guesthouse providing you with sun, exercise, rest and tanning during the summer.
The famous Church of Hallgrmur is 10 minutes walk away. Don't forget to climb the tower.
We are also 10 minutes walk from Kringlan, the biggest shopping mall, here in Iceland.
In summer, guests can sit outside and relax in the sun. We also have a lovely garden.
Please advise us off your approximate time of arrival, so that we can organize your stay more efficiently.
Check in 12:00 and check out is 11:00.
Yes! we have late check out, it is 10per hour
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 free WiFi at the premise.
Guests have access to free parking within the premise, and free off street parking outside the premise.
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 0830 - 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. =)
We are a very small guesthouse with only 17 rooms, so we can 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 89 64 661
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).
here 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:- kitchen, garden, dining and TV area.
Thank you for understanding.
If you require further directions please contact us.
This is a Trusted Review. Why?
Kind staff and nice double room but the kitchen&other public facilities were so-so.
This is a Trusted Review. Why?
Overpriced for what we got. We'd stayed in another guesthouse in Rekjavik a week earlier before taking off round Iceland, and that was slightly more expensive but much better and had an en-suite, not a shared bathroom (unfortunately they were fully booked for the second weekend which is why we went to Guesthouse Egilsborg). The bathroom Guesthouse Egilsborg looked like it hadn't been cleaned for a while and the sink didn't work in the bathroom. I know there was a sink in the room but that's not the point. One morning at breakfast we waited 15 minutes for hot water and were on the point of leaving without a hot drink for breakfast. It was ok, I wouldn't say you should steer clear at all costs, but there are much better value and cleaner places out there.
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