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This privately-run guest house in central Reykjavík is 350 feet from Hallgrímskirkja Church and 7 minutes’ walk from Laugavegur shopping street. It offers rooms with free Wi-Fi and a TV.

An electric kettle, tea and cups are provided in each room at Eric the Red Guest house, along with an in-room washbasin and hairdryer. Some have a private bathroom, while others have access to shared facilities.

Guests can relax on Eric the Red’s furnished terrace.

Lake Tjörnin is 0.6 mi away and the BSI Reykjavík Bus Terminal is within an 8-minute walk. A variety of restaurants, cafés and shops are found in area surrounding the guest house.

This is our guests' favorite part of Reykjavík, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

Eric the Red Guesthouse has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jan 3, 2013

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Reykjavík, this property has an excellent location score of 9.8!

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

FREE parking!


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  • The staff speaks English
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What's nearby
  • Hallgrímskirkja Church
    0.1 miles
  • Hljomskalagardurinn
    0.4 miles
  • Reykjavik Art Museum: Kjarvalsstadir
    0.4 miles
  • Laugavegur Shopping Street
    0.5 miles
  • Solfar Sun Voyager
    0.5 miles
  • The Offices of the Cabinet of Iceland
    0.5 miles
  • The Parliament House
    0.6 miles
  • Reykjavík City Hall
    0.6 miles
  • National Museum of Iceland
    0.6 miles
  • University of Iceland
    0.7 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Reykjavik Roasters
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Café Loki
    0.2 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Mokka Kaffi
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant Fish and More
    0.3 miles
Top attractions
  • The Pearl
    0.8 miles
  • Reykjavik Old Harbour
    0.9 miles
  • Vesturbaejarlaug Swimming Pool
    1.1 miles
  • Kringlan Shopping Mall
    1.2 miles
  • Laugardalsholl Stadium
    1.5 miles
  • Laugardalslaug Swimming Pool
    1.5 miles
  • Imagine Peace Tower
    2.6 miles
  • Smáralind Shopping Center
    3 miles
Closest Airports
  • Reykjavík Domestic Airport
    0.8 miles
  • Reykjavík Keflavík Airport
    23.2 miles
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Amenities of Eric the Red Guesthouse
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Baggage storage
  • Room service
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
General
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Croatian
  • Icelandic
  • Serbian
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Eric the Red Guesthouse takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Check-out

1:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Free

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Payments by Booking.com

Booking.com takes your payment on behalf of the property for this reservation. During your stay, you can pay for any extras using Mastercard and Visa .


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 7:00 AM.

Pets

Free! Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.

The fine print

If you expect to arrive outside check-in hours, please inform Eric The Red Guest house in advance.

Please inform Eric the Red Guesthouse of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Eric the Red Guesthouse

  • Eric the Red Guesthouse offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Check-in at Eric the Red Guesthouse is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • The prices at Eric the Red Guesthouse may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Eric the Red Guesthouse is 0.6 miles from the center of Reykjavík.

    • From the nearest airport, you can get to Eric the Red Guesthouse by:

      • Airport shuttle (public) 45min
      • Taxi 45min

    • Room options at Eric the Red Guesthouse include:

      • Twin/Double
      • Single
      • Double
      • Triple
      • Bungalow