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Bed and Books
Ranked #25 of 106 Reykjavik B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“Feels just like home!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2013

We stayed 5 nights at the Bed and Books guest-house, mid April this year and literally loved it!

The hosts, Karlotta and Hughes, were the friendliest and most helpful people we have ever met. They made us feel very welcome. They speak many different languages, which could be quite helpful for some travellers (Icelandic, French, English, German...)

They recommended many "tourists-free" hidden gems to see and visit, all of them great.
Places like the Seabaron restaurant, which is just an amazing place to eat in Reykjavik, or the US Air Force plane wreck on the black sand beaches near Vik, south Iceland, and many other wonders with spectacular views. I let you discover them, sure your hosts will help you :)

One evening, Karlotta even ran inside the house to tell us to go outside as there were northern lights, and that was so lovely from her. What a spectacular show that was, i still have goosebumps just thinking about it!

The house is perfectly located in a quiet street close to literally everything.
The national airport (flights to Iceland and Greenland) is next door, however don't be afraid, you will not even notice it believe me!
The bus station is 10min walk away, this will bring you to the Keflavik international airport in less than 45min. The city center is 10min walk away too, the beach literally next door.

The house itself is an old but beautiful Icelandic house, you will feel at home as soon as get in.
There is books everywhere around the house, in many different languages, there is many places to seat down comfortably and relax, read, drink a glass of wine, listen to music after a long day out.
Our room was lovely and very cosy, beds really comfortable, we definitely had everything we needed.

I was literally captivated by Iceland, this is such an incredible and powerful place, and I'm already planning a return trip as soon as possible, there is so much to see.

We have loved our stay at the Bed & Books very much and would totally recommend it to everyone.

Thanks, Karlotta & Hughes, for making our trip so special. I hope to come back soon!

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2013

First time in Iceland....we didn't know what to expect.
But we've been welcomed like we were part of it for a long time. Icelandic people are really easy going and very friendly so was our hosts.
We only stayed there a couple of nights before heading south and the golden circle but we'll definitely come back to Hugues (he's French) and Karlotta (she's Icelandic).
Weather was awesome too by the way ....it certainly helps in a country such as Iceland ...ahaha !

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Bed and Books

Property: Bed and Books
Address: Thjorsargata 3, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
Region: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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Ranked #25 of 106 B&Bs / Inns in Reykjavik
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Number of rooms: 4
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