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4.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 Apr 2024
Hotel Leifur Eiriksson is located at the heart of the city, which makes so many options very walkable. The rooms are small, but cute. There is no elevator, but getting to rooms is simple. For the price, this was a great value to be located near everything downtown.
Date of stay: April 2024
Room Tip: No elevator. Parking nearby, but not on-site. Construction around the hotel is taking place right...
Trip type: Travelled with family
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Responded 12 Apr 2024
Dear guest,
Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Hotel Leifur Eiriksson! We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed our central location, making exploring the city a breeze. Our team works hard to provide great value for our guests, and we're glad you found it to be so. While our rooms may be cozy, we strive to ensure they are comfortable and charming. We appreciate your feedback and hope to welcome you back for another enjoyable stay soon!

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Reviewed 26 March 2024

Stayed here two times already. Best value for money, perfect location, great service 👌 Rooms are cosy and clean, staff very helpful. Hotel is near a bus stop, good start point for travellers and a walk around city. No weak points. See you next time!

Date of stay: March 2024
Trip type: Travelled on business
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Team Hotel Leifur Eiriksson, General Manager at Hotel Leifur Eiriksson, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2024

Dear valued guest,

Thank you so much for your glowing review! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Hotel Leifur Eiriksson.

It's wonderful to know that you found our hotel charming and appreciated our prime location in the heart of Reykjavik. Our team takes great pride in delivering exceptional service, and we are delighted that you found our staff to be helpful. We would be honored to welcome you back to Hotel Leifur Eiriksson for another memorable stay in the future.

Warm regards,
Hotel Leifur Eiriksson Team

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Reviewed 19 March 2024 via mobile

For tourists not planning to drive around Iceland, the Leifur Eiríksson is one of the most ideal located hotels by a central landmark that you can see from just about anywhere in Reykjavik. Tour buses stop by the car park or you can walk down to the BSÍ station for travelling to the airport or the Blue Lagoon etc.

I was in one of the back attic rooms on the fourth floor. It was small but fine for a solo traveller. There were no lifts. No problem for me but may be an issue for others. I found it to be relatively quiet for the location in March. No views of Hallgrímskirkja which are reserved for the more expensive rooms but you can still wake up to good views of the mountains.

Tea and coffee are available at any time next to the reception area. Breakfast was very good and I particularly liked the thick skyr. The only suggestion I would make is that the key cards are a bit fragile and not an easy size or shape to keep on you. A thicker bank card size would be better.

Room tip: May require a reasonably good level of fitness as it's on a hill and there are no lifts to the upper floors. Parking can be more limited here than out of town.
Date of stay: March 2024
Trip type: Travelled solo
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Team Hotel Leifur Eiriksson, General Manager at Hotel Leifur Eiriksson, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2024

Dear Guest,

Thank you for your positive review of Hotel Leifur Eiríksson. We're delighted to be considered an ideal location. We appreciate your feedback on the room, breakfast, and facilities. We'll take your suggestion regarding key cards into consideration. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Best regards,

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Reviewed 18 March 2024

Reception was very accommodating in allowing me to leave my luggage in their storage area before the check in time. The receptionist was very helpful in moving my luggage to my room to the other building. Room was very adequate for one night and solo traveler.

Date of stay: March 2024
  • Trip type: Travelled solo
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Team Hotel Leifur Eiriksson, General Manager at Hotel Leifur Eiriksson, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2024

Dear guest,

Thank you for your feedback. We're glad to hear that our reception team could assist you with your luggage and that you found your room adequate for your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back to Hotel Leifur Eiriksson in the future.

Best regards,

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Reviewed 18 March 2024

This is a charming hotel in a great location. The staff was wonderful, helpful, and friendly. Our room was clean and comfortable. Continental breakfast was good. Excellent service. No issues or concerns. We would stay here again for sure.

Date of stay: March 2024
  • Trip type: Travelled with family
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Team Hotel Leifur Eiriksson, General Manager at Hotel Leifur Eiriksson, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2024

Dear valued guest,

Thank you so much for your glowing review! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Hotel Leifur Eiriksson.

It's wonderful to know that you found our hotel charming and appreciated our prime location in the heart of Reykjavik. Our team takes great pride in delivering exceptional service, and we are delighted that you found our staff to be helpful. We would be honored to welcome you back to Hotel Leifur Eiriksson for another memorable stay in the future.

Warm regards,

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Reviewed 9 March 2024

Give us a kettle.
Why can't you give people a kettle in the room. If you think this is a loss leader
Then at least a machine we all could use in annex
I guess if you stay in main building it would be okay but people in party not convinced!
Room cold .
Room on 4th floor no lift
Dated tiles in a tiny bathroom

Room tip: Don't expect tea or coffee in room. Very basic
Date of stay: March 2024
  • Trip type: Travelled solo
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Team Hotel Leifur Eiriksson, General Manager at Hotel Leifur Eiriksson, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2024

Dear Guest,

Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. We truly appreciate hearing from our guests as it helps us enhance our services.

Regarding your request for kettles in the room, we want to explain our decision. As part of our commitment to sustainability and reducing our carbon footprint, we have made the conscious choice to not include kettles in the rooms. Kettles are known to consume a significant amount of energy, and by omitting them, we contribute to our efforts in environmental conservation.

However, we understand the importance of providing convenience to our guests. While we may not have kettles in the rooms, we do offer alternative options such as a shared machine.

We apologize for any discomfort you experienced during your stay.

Once again, we appreciate your feedback and your understanding of our commitment to sustainability. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back and provide you with an improved experience.

Warm regards,

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