We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
07/08/2017 08/08/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Eric the Red Guesthouse

    Eiriksgata 6, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    07/08/2017 08/08/2017
    Traveller (128)
    Room & Suite (50)
    Dining (18)
    Reykjavik4you Apartments Hotel
    746 reviews
    #2 of 52 hotels in Reykjavik
     
    Reykjavik Residence Hotel
    1,004 reviews
    #1 of 52 hotels in Reykjavik
     
    Reykjavik Lights by Keahotels
    1,349 reviews
    #17 of 52 hotels in Reykjavik
     
    Fosshotel Baron
    1,630 reviews
    #37 of 52 hotels in Reykjavik
     
    Overview
    • Excellent70%
    • Very good24%
    • Average4%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “other guests” (28 reviews)
    “porridge” (22 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Suites
    All hotel details
    Reykjavik4you Apartments Hotel
    746 reviews
    #2 of 52 hotels in Reykjavik
     
    Reykjavik Residence Hotel
    1,004 reviews
    #1 of 52 hotels in Reykjavik
     
    Reykjavik Lights by Keahotels
    1,349 reviews
    #17 of 52 hotels in Reykjavik
     
    Fosshotel Baron
    1,630 reviews
    #37 of 52 hotels in Reykjavik
     
    {"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}}}
    Rooms
    7 Aug.8 Aug.
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 0 partner sites to see rooms from .
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Reykjavik hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "c4b4c8b780184f5eb81c0e14bba23a51", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1545218,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":7,"month":8,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":8,"month":8,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"c4b4c8b780184f5eb81c0e14bba23a51","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":0,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":-1,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Eric the Red Guesthouse","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImM0YjRjOGI3ODAxODRmNWViODFjMGUxNGJiYTIzYTUxIiwiQUlLIjoiNDI1N2UwMGQ2ODI5NDIxNGI2NjdjM2JkOGQ4MjE5YTgifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": false, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "07/08/2017", "checkOut": "08/08/2017", "lowestPrice": null, "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}}}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}}}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}}}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (327)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 290 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    My husband and I and my in-laws stayed in the Loft apartment and found that it met our needs perfectly. The beds were comfortable (at least the one my husband I used was), the bathroom was huge, and the living and dining area was charming....More

    Thank 777,884,444
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Excellent stay @ Eric the Red, really helpful owners who could not do enough for us. Great location - in the shadow of the cathedral, 200yd walk to the town centre, but set in a really quiet neighbourhood. Good breakfast and set in a lovely...More

    Thank ronab27
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed here in June for four nights, left for four days and then came back for one night before leaving. We could not have been happier with the location, the guesthouse and the owners. The location was very central, within walking distance of all...More

    Thank Loheff
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We stayed at Eric the Red in June 2017, doing the "stay over" thing with Icelandair from Western Canada. Overall we gave it a 5. Only down-sides might be the high price but that is Reykjavik for you. Value --- Price was equivalent to Cdn$225...More

    Thank energizer090
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    The apartment was perfect for four of us: location close to everything, well equipped kitchen to prepare own breakfast and meals, comfortable bedrooms and and living area. Had everything we needed. As a big bonus we had the kindest and most helpful hostess and host....More

    Thank Aila K
    Reykjavik4you Apartments Hotel
    746 reviews
    #2 of 52 hotels in Reykjavik
     
    Reykjavik Residence Hotel
    1,004 reviews
    #1 of 52 hotels in Reykjavik
     
    Reykjavik Lights by Keahotels
    1,349 reviews
    #17 of 52 hotels in Reykjavik
     
    Fosshotel Baron
    1,630 reviews
    #37 of 52 hotels in Reykjavik
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 147 - USD 337 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Priceline and Agoda so you can book your Eric the Red Guesthouse reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Iceland >
    • Capital Region >
    • Reykjavik
    • Also Known As
    • Erik The Red Guesthouse Hotel
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (128)
    Room & Suite (50)
    Dining (18)
    Hotel & Grounds (77)
    Bathroom (2)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
    Nearby
    Reykjavik4you Apartments Hotel
    746 reviews
    .57 km away
     
    Reykjavik Lights by Keahotels
    1,349 reviews
    2.20 km away
     
    Reykjavik Residence Hotel
    1,004 reviews
    .62 km away
     
    Fosshotel Baron
    1,630 reviews
    .65 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Braud & Co
    608 reviews
    .39 km away
    Joylato
    98 reviews
    .48 km away
    Reykjavik Roasters
    662 reviews
    .35 km away
    Reykjavik Chips
    639 reviews
    .47 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Hallgrimskirkja
    12,969 reviews
    .19 km away
    Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar)
    262 reviews
    .19 km away
    The Statue of Leif Eiriksson
    211 reviews
    .22 km away
    Ring Road
    90 reviews
    .23 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Debra P
    23 May 2017|
    AnswerShow all 6 answers
    Response from jan h | Reviewed this property |
    Not sure but the owner is a tour guide herself and has lots of contacts and knowledge.
    1
    Vote
    MandyWestSussex
    13 August 2016|
    AnswerShow all 3 answers
    Response from WLS227 | Reviewed this property |
    There were no safes but the rooms do lock and you must have a key to enter the building.
    0
    Votes
    Caroline T
    6 August 2016|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from Sally C | Reviewed this property |
    Our room had a private bathroom with no windows- when we were upgraded to the holiday apartment it was the same. Great place to stay. 😃
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "room with en suite bathroom facing garden"
    Read review
    "The loft apartment probably has the best views"
    Read review
    "There were rooms with a small private kitchen and bath."
    Read review
    "All rooms are good."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing