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Hotel Leifur Eiriksson

3.0 out of 5.0
  • Walking distance to Hal...
  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and ...
  • Bar/lounge

Recent guest reviews

Very convenient location with a friendly and helpful staff.

Perfect location and great staff.very small rooms but price is not bad at all. I would recommend this place.

Nice hotel in front of 2 of the biggest attractions in Reykjavik. 2 minute walk to Bus Stop 8 for all excursion pickups. Café Loki a block away for excellent food and drink. Hotel staff extremely friendly and helpful. Rooms are small but very clean. Breakfast is not much but free and great way to start day. Free coffee and tea all day!!!! I would stay here again.

Wonderful location, quiet, close to bus stop and shopping. Staff was very friendly

Staff was very knowledgeable and helpful. building was clean and in good repair. Quiet! Breakfast was good to have in the morning before we went out for the day.

First room they tried to give us was awful. Ceiling sloped over bed requiring you to crawl into bed. The bathroom was the shower. They changed us to a slightly better room. Both rooms were on the fourth floor with no elevator. I f we hadn't prepayed we would have changed hotels. The location was excellent. The breakfast was just so-so.

Lovely place to stay right in the center of all the sites and right across the street from the iconic church. Staff is friendly and helpful with sites to see and bus reservations. Our room was a bit small for 2 people who travel heavily. But it was clean and comfortable.

rooms very very small. everything else was very good

Single room is extremely small and the room had only one outlet for the desk area so you either had TV or a desk lamp. The location of the hotel is its best feature. You need to give a 20 dollar deposit to get a hairdryer.

Lovely staff, most helpful and friendly. Breakfast was very good. Convenient location if you have a car. Unfortunately, there were drunk people outside at 4AM, which woke us up and kept us awake. Also, the bathroom lighting was barely useful in the very dark bathroom.

Only thing I can say don’t waste you money in this dirty hotel

The staff was very accommodating as we got in very early. The breakfast was great. Very clean and in a great location

The hotel was in a good location - easy to walk to a lot in the area. But the room we were in had a slanted ceiling and I had to crouch to get into bed. We also found some hairs in the bed when we first checked in, and some stains on the sheets. The windows were also only skylights, so when it rained it woke us up throughout the night. I wouldn't stay again unless all the rooms were renovated (from the website it appears the some have been, so others might have had different experiences).

Location is perfect. A few blocks from nearly every major attraction. Staff is also excellent, breakfast is very good. However, rooms are a little noisy and tired, TV doesn’t work, bathrooms are cramped.

1st room (112) very small, @ street level & noisy. Complained & was given room 407 top floor, rear of hotel, much roomier & very quiet. No elevator in hotel, pack light!!! Staff could not have been nicer. Location is great, right across the street from the church & Cafe Loki. Shopping right around the corner.

It is located centrally, right in front of Reykjavik’s symbolic church, and a minute walk from bus stop no. 8 where tours and airport transfer companies pick up and drop off from. Twin beds are comfortable individually, but whenever joined for couples the edges of both in the middle have no bed connector or micropuff mattress pad. Twin size comforters are warm but too narrow for couples to share. Rooms are clean with daily supply of fresh towels. However, the shower has curtains only. Therefore, the toilet floor gets wet. The shower in Rm. 201 is approximately 20” X 30” and in Rm. 407 is 24” X 36”. Tall guests do stay at Leifur Eiriksson, but for its price per night, I prefer the shower curtain not to stick to my back. I am petite! Complimentary breakfast has a good variety of choices and satisfying. Hot coffee, tea, chocolate and water are available at no cost round the clock. These and its location, which are near numerous good restaurants, bakeries, convenience store, souvenirs and variety of shops are the benefits of staying at Leifur Eiriksson. Majority of their staff are helpful. Ms. Suzanna tops this list for smiling and for moving us from noisy (vehicles driving by, people walking by talking and pulling baggage) Rm. 201 and having her polite lady colleagues transfer our belongings from the 2nd to the 4th flr. Although only one suitcase is heavy, there is no elevator. Ms. Zane Grube kindly heated my leftover food and was thoughtful to ask if I needed a fo

Skolavordustigur 45 Reykjavik

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to Hallgrimskirkja and Laugavegur
  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Bar/lounge

Located in Reykjavík 101, Hotel Leifur Eiriksson is adjacent to Hallgrimskirkja and within a 5-minute walk of other popular sights like Laugavegur. This 47-room, 3-star hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like free breakfast, a bar/lounge, and free in-room WiFi.


Dining

Start your day off right with a free buffet breakfast. At the end of the day, the bar/lounge is a great place to grab a drink.


Rooms

Guests can expect to find free WiFi.


Property features

Hotel Leifur Eiriksson offers free WiFi in public areas and coffee in a common area. If you decide to drive, there's free offsite parking. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with luggage storage, securing valuables, and tours or tickets.

Room options

Single Room

Twin 1 | Sleeps 1

Panoramic room with church view

Queen 1 | Twin 2 | Sleeps 2

Standard Twin Room

Twin 2 | Sleeps 2

Guest reviews for Hotel Leifur Eiriksson

Everyone (27) Family (2) Other (2)
5
Everyone

By on Jun 28, 2019

Review comment responded on Jun 29, 2019

Dear guest, Thank you for your positive review. Hope to see you again!

3
Everyone

Very convenient location with a friendly and helpful staff.

By on Jun 2, 2019

Review comment responded on Jun 4, 2019

Dear guest, Thank you for your positive review. Looking forward for your next stay!

3
Everyone

By on May 29, 2019

Review comment responded on May 31, 2019

Dear guest, Thank you for your review. Hope to see you again

5
Everyone

Perfect location and great staff.very small rooms but price is not bad at all. I would recommend this place.

By on Jan 23, 2019

Review comment responded on Mar 19, 2019

Dear guest, Thank you for your positive feedback. We are always doing our best for our guests. Looking forward to see you again :)

4
Everyone

Nice hotel in front of 2 of the biggest attractions in Reykjavik. 2 minute walk to Bus Stop 8 for all excursion pickups. Café Loki a block away for excellent food and drink. Hotel staff extremely friendly and helpful. Rooms are small but very clean. Breakfast is not much but free and great way to start day. Free coffee and tea all day!!!! I would stay here again.

By on Jan 18, 2019

Review comment responded on Jan 21, 2019

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive feedback. We are always doing our best for our guests. Looking forward to see you again :)

5
Everyone

Wonderful location, quiet, close to bus stop and shopping. Staff was very friendly

By , from Ky on Nov 21, 2018

Review comment responded on Nov 22, 2018

Hello Jane, thank you for you extremely positive review! We all appreciate it a lot! We all at the hotel do our best to make our guests happy and feel like they are at home. We will be more than happy to have you staying again with us :)

5
Everyone

Staff was very knowledgeable and helpful. building was clean and in good repair. Quiet! Breakfast was good to have in the morning before we went out for the day.

By , from Umatilla OR on Nov 11, 2018

Review comment responded on Nov 22, 2018

Dear Holly, thank you for you extremely positive review! We all appreciate it a lot! We all at the hotel do our best to make our guests happy and feel like they are at home. We will be more than happy to have you staying again with us :)

4
Everyone

By on Oct 31, 2018

Review comment responded on Nov 6, 2018

Dear Guest, we at the hotel are very happy you had an overall positive experience here and look forward to you staying with us in the future again.

2
Everyone

First room they tried to give us was awful. Ceiling sloped over bed requiring you to crawl into bed. The bathroom was the shower. They changed us to a slightly better room. Both rooms were on the fourth floor with no elevator. I f we hadn't prepayed we would have changed hotels. The location was excellent. The breakfast was just so-so.

By , from Washington State on Oct 24, 2018

Review comment responded on Nov 6, 2018

Dear Doug, we at the hotel are very happy you had an overall positive experience here and look forward to you staying with us in the future again.

4
Everyone

By on Oct 18, 2018

Review comment responded on Oct 19, 2018

Dear guest, thank you for your positive review. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us and it would be our pleasure to have you stay with us again.

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.