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1 room, 2 adults

Butterfly Guesthouse, Reykjavik, Iceland

2.5-star2.5 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator
  • Smoke-free property
8a Ránargata, Reykjavik, 101, Iceland

City-center guesthouse, steps from Reykjavik Harbour
  • Free WiFi
  • Collect nightsYou can collect™ Rewards nights here
  • We came to Reykjavik so I could run the marathon. The location was superb, the…Aug 27, 2019
  • The apartment we stayed in was cute and quaint. The owner was very helpful and attentive.…Aug 9, 2019

Butterfly Guesthouse, Reykjavik, Iceland

  • Single Room, Private Bathroom
  • Double Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Double Room, Private Bathroom
  • Triple Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Triple Room, Private Bathroom
  • Studio, Private Bathroom
  • Apartment, 1 Bedroom, Private Bathroom

What’s around Butterfly Guesthouse, Reykjavik, Iceland


  • In Vesturbær
  • Reykjavik Harbour - 4 min walk
  • Reykjavik City Hall - 6 min walk
  • Laugavegur - 8 min walk
  • Harpa - 11 min walk
  • National Museum of Iceland - 14 min walk
  • University of Iceland - 15 min walk
  • Hallgrimskirkja - 17 min walk

Getting around

  • Reykjavik (KEF-Keflavik Intl.) - 45 min drive
  • Reykjavik (RKV-Reykjavik Domestic) - 4 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 10 rooms


  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
There is no front desk at this property. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 5:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests will receive an email with special check-in instructions and lockbox information prior to arrival. There is no staff on site; guests can access their accommodation through a private entrance.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 20

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Icelandic
  • Norwegian

In the room

Home comforts
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Freshen up
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Housekeeping - once per stay

Butterfly Guesthouse, Reykjavik, Iceland’s small print

Also known as

  • Butterfly Guesthouse Reykjavik
  • Butterfly Reykjavik
  • Butterfly Guesthouse Reykjavik
  • Butterfly Guesthouse Guesthouse
  • Butterfly Guesthouse Guesthouse Reykjavik


This property does not have elevators.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.4 From 36 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Great location and accomodation
Excellent host, very thoughtful in providing whats needed for our short stay; great location to check out most active central areas of the city. Very clean and well maintained
Dharanipal, us2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
The Butterfly Guesthouse was a great place to stay, well located for walking as well as bus routes. It was clean, well kept, and quiet; the owner was available and responsive to guest's needs. I really enjoyed my stay and highly recommend it.
us5 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent place to stay!
This guest house was great! While the bathroom is small, it was great having one in our room. The location is perfect. Free parking is available 1/2 a block away, and the city center is an easy walk in the other direction. The kitchen is spacious with everything you need to cook or eat a light breakfast with the cereal and coffee/tea available.
Leslie, us3 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great, friendly, comfortable & centrally located
A great place to stay, central to all amenities and places to visit. The host, Jon was friendly and in fact, right from the start ,all the Butterfly hosts were very communicative and informative. The room we had was clean and the beds comfortable. We enjoyed the informal kitchen place for breakfast etc and the communal fridge was very well stocked with butter, milk and other goodies. I highly recommend this wonderful guesthouse .
Jeannie M K, gb3 night family trip
Good 6.0
Breakfast was a joke!
We met the owner, John, after we had checked ourselves in. Never saw him again and we were there 2 nights. There was a communal kitchen. The B&B ad said breakfast was included but there was only cereal , bread, and some cheese on the refrigerator door. The supplies were not replenished and there were 6 of us on the second floor. The biscuits in the cookie jar were stale. The place is old, but the price was right and it was close to walking to bus stop #1 and to restaurants etc. No TV in room. Bed was very uncomfortable. We would have enjoyed a bit moreTLC. We had some questions but our phones did not work , so we could not call the owner.
Robert, us2 night romance trip

Butterfly Guesthouse, Reykjavik, Iceland

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