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Boasting a garden, barbecue facilities and views of city, Freyja Guesthouse & Suites is located in Reykjavík, 300 metres from Hallgrímskirkja Church. Featuring family rooms, this property also provides guests with a children's playground. The property is 600 metres from the city centre and 2.7 km from Nauthólsvík Geothermal Beach. At the guest house, the rooms have a desk. Every room comes with a coffee machine, a flat-screen TV and free WiFi, while some rooms here will provide you with a terrace and some have garden views. At Freyja Guesthouse & Suites each room includes bed linen and towels. Breakfast is available daily, and includes continental, vegetarian and vegan options. The accommodation offers a picnic area. Car hire and free use of bicycles are available at this guest house and the area is popular for cycling. Freyja Guesthouse & Suites provides a daily maid service, as well as business facilities like fax and photocopying. Popular points of interest near the guest house include Solfar Sun Voyager, The Pearl and Reykjavik Art Museum: Kjarvalsstadir. The nearest airport is Reykjavík Domestic Airport, 1 km from Freyja Guesthouse & Suites.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.9 for a two-person trip.

Freyja Guesthouse & Suites has been welcoming guests since 24 Feb 2016.

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Property highlights

Situated 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.

Breakfast info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free

Parking available on-site

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Room type
2 single beds
1 extra-large double bed
1 sofa bed
1 large double bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Reykjavík
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  • Elizabeth
    I appreciated our hostess's help and recommendation about the bus depot.
  • Hsiang
    The location was really convenient, 3 minutes walk to Hallgrímskirkja. The room was spacious and clean. Nice clean bathrooms with fresh towels. Daily smoothies was nice.
  • Kenneth
    Our room key was waiting for us in a well developed late arrival system. Even had smoothie drinks waiting for us in the refrigerator. Slept well. We were fortunate that the other guests we also considerate and quiet as this could be an issue, but...
  • Marie
    Excellent location, well equiped room/family studio, helpful staff.
  • Emma
    Friendly welcome Clean with nice common places Smoothie and coffee (capsules) in the morning Good location - near town, restaurants and bus stop 8
  • Sue
    Delicious smoothie and nice kitchen(though someone messed up the kitchen😢)
  • Frauke
    Very nice house and rooms, very hospitable staff, nice kitchen and good living room to stay in long (sometimes rainy) evenings, good internet, nice smoothy, discount for Braud (breakfast 200 m away). I will come back!
  • Stefanie
    nice rooms, good wife, huge television, shared bath and kitchen… kind help by the owner
  • Andreas
    Quit, Clean, Personal, good Connections to book sightseeings.
  • Tomas
    Czech RepublicCzech Republic
    Location, location, location 👍The studio was nice and well equipped.

Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days

  • By share bathroom you mean that 2 or more rooms use the same bathroom?

    Yes. Shared bathroom is shared with up to 3 other bedrooms or maximum 5 other guests.
    Answered on 8 March 2020
  • Is there parking near to you? We will need to hire a cat for a couple of days so will need to park it overnight?

    Yes, we have daily free parking in front of the guesthouse. The street and surrounding streets have free parking as well every day.
    Answered on 13 January 2022
  • With whom do you share the bathroom ?

    Other guests if you have a room with shared facilities.
    Answered on 16 October 2021
  • I will be arriving in Reykjavik on June 15th and am looking for an accommodation with a weekly/monthly rate for a single person. I have a budget of 2..

    Unfortunately, we only offer daily rates. Thank you for the interest anyway. Freyja Guesthouse
    Answered on 3 March 2021
  • Hello, check-in is from 14:00 to 20:00 but our fly arrives to KEF airport at 1:30 am, I guess we would arrive to the hotel about 2:30 am. It is possib..

    Hi. Yes, just have the info in the comment section so we can prepare for the late check-in. You then just ring the doorbell and we buzz you in. The ro..
    Answered on 16 October 2021
  • Hello do you have a washer and dryer for us to wash clothes?

    Hi. I am sorry, we don´t. But we offer a same-day dry cleaning service on weekdays. There is a place 5 minutes walking distance that charges by weight..
    Answered on 22 December 2021
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Host Information

Host review score

Family run guesthouse in the heart of Reykjavik city. Located next to the beautiful church, Hallgrímskirkja, the highest point of Reykjavik.
We are a family-owned guesthouse - we love travelling and want you to have the greatest experience in Iceland. Ask us about biking, Icelandic cuisine , yoga and mindfulness, hiking or local performances - we can answer!
The apartment is located just next to the highest point of Reykjavik right at Hallgrímskirkja - the tallest and largest church of Iceland. While making your morning coffee you will have a beautiful view over the church. The apartment is just steps away from the local shopping street, Skólavörðustígur and Laugavegur. Two art museum, ASÍ and The Einar Jónsson museum are situated on the same street. The downtown swimming pool (Sundhöll Reykjavíkur) is within eyesight - includes geothermal hot tups and indoor and outdoor swimming pool.
Languages spoken: English,Icelandic

Property surroundings *

Facilities of Freyja Guesthouse & Suites
Great facilities! Review score, 9.2

Most popular facilities
  • Parking on site
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Terrace
  • Heating
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Linen
  • Extra long beds (> 2 metres)
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun terrace
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Children's high chair
  • Dining table
  • Coffee machine
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Kitchenware
  • Kitchen
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Bicycle rental
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Cycling
  • Children's playground
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Seating Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible) and charges may be applicable.
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Public transport tickets
    Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/check-out
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Trouser press
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Heating
  • Car hire
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Icelandic

Sustainable initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

Freyja Guesthouse & Suites takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 14:00 to 00:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


From 00:00 to 11:30



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 6 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

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Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

If you expect to arrive after 22:00, please note that the property charges a fee of EUR 20 for late check-in.

In case of booking more than 3 rooms, different cancellation policy may apply.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please ensure that you are only booking this property following the local government guidelines of the destination, including but not limited to the purpose of travel, and maximum allowed group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries, during dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Please inform Freyja Guesthouse & Suites in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Freyja Guesthouse & Suites

  • Guests staying at Freyja Guesthouse & Suites can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free

  • Freyja Guesthouse & Suites is 1,000 yards from the centre of Reykjavík. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Freyja Guesthouse & Suites is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:30.

  • Freyja Guesthouse & Suites offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Children's playground
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Bicycle rental

  • Room options at Freyja Guesthouse & Suites include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Single
    • Studio

  • The prices at Freyja Guesthouse & Suites may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.