Egilsborg guesthouse

Þverholt 20 105 Reykjavík, Reykjavik, Iceland, 105

Overall Rating: 76

Welcome to Guesthouse Egilsborg Vikingur! We are located in a quiet street Þverholt 20, (said Thverholt) in the center of Reykjavik. PLEASE ONLY USE THE GRAYLINE BUS WHEN YOU ARRIVE TO US FROM THE AIRPORT, IT IS THE ONLY BUS THAT DROPS YOU OFF AT OUR ENTRANCE. Please advise us off your approximate time of arrival, so that we can organize your stay more efficiently.

Please let us know your flight arrival details, for a faster and smoother, check in process. Check in 14:00 and check out is 10:00. Yes! we have late check out, it is 10€per hour. Guests have access to free city maps, brochures and information. Guests have access to a Dining and TV lounge. Kitchen ie: is closed: stove and oven, is not open for guests. Only fridge and microwave facilities. Kitchen is for food prep only, doors closes at 22:00 Guests have access to free WiFi at the premise. Guests have access to free parking in the premise, and free off street parking. Guests also may wish to rent cars with us at arrival. This allows you to be flexible to travel without delays. The cars are all manual, compact, economical, clean, tidy and environmental. They are subject to availability with the best price. They are NOT 4X, NO off-roading. Guests have access to tours exclusively with Iceland Excursion that picks you up from the convenience of our door step. Guests have access to laundry services at a cost of 3000 isk per load (wash and dry)-if needed after your trekking and hiking tours! :) Guests have access to rent camping equipment for rent, gas, tent, stove. Guests have access to our house library and DVDs. Guests have access to Continental Breakfast between 0700-0930, but it is not included with the room. If is only 1500 isk per pax - per night. If you are having your own private breakfast, please have it in your room or outside during Guests´ paid service. Thank you. Guests can be Eco-friendly here, we encourage everyone to recycle everything. =)


Facilities at this hostel include:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Bicycle hire
  • Laundry service
  • Reception (limited hours)


Rating Type
76 Overall
67 Atmosphere
87 Staff
85 Location
74 Cleanliness
66 Facilities
79 Safety
0 Fun
78 Value

Important Information

We are a very small guesthouse with only 17 rooms, so we only offer shared bathrooms, and toilets. The Vikingur Guesthouse 17 rooms consist of single, double and family sizes to suit all holiday makers.. There is a bathroom and a shower on each floor. If the office is unattended please ring the reception at +354 896 4661. Payment during office hours is done on ARRIVAL, but Please note that, if you arrive after 1700 you will be charged for the first night on your credit card, at the current commercial conversion - we use from Euro to Icelandic Kroner (this is subject to change). There is a Reykjavik city tax of 0.7 euro, per pax - per night. There is a surcharge of 10 euro if you decide to pay by foreign currency. There is a surcharge of 5% per Credit Card Transaction. Note: You have NOT paid the full amount in this booking website. you may decide to pay the full amount by either cash or credit at ARRIVAL. Please note: WE DO NOT allow - pets, candles, lanterns, drugs, parties, and smoking indoors. As we cater for families and a quieter crowd, we have a curfew of 2200, where the public areas are off boundaries. IE:- Dining common room and TV area. Thank you for understanding.