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Fabulous Penthouse Apartment in the heart of Reykjavik

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 807 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Luxury At A Low Price - Spectacular View - Mobile Phone And Mobile Wifi Provided

The apartment is on the top two floors in a new building on laugavegur, the main shopping street. The apartment is 75 m2 or 800 sq ft in size. Downstairs is a bathroom with a bathtub and shower, kitchen, a living-room with a 3-seat sofa, large TV and and a large window facing south towards hallgrimskirkja. The bedroom is upstairs along with a balcony providing excellent view to the south over the city centre (see photo on top of the page).

The apartment sleeps 2-4 people. It is fully furnished with all utilities, such as refrigerator, microwave, stove, toaster, dish-washer, tableware for 6 persons, bathtub/shower, washing machine/dryer, 37' flat-screen tv, dvd player, apple tv, mobile phone with a local number, mobile wifi hotspot, high-speed wireless internet connection, baby cot and a bo-concept double bed with a visco-elastic foam mattress (similar to tempur-pedic). There is an elevator up to the 4th floor and then a staircase inside the apartment between the two floors. A parking space in a closed garage within the building can be provided at only USD 20 per day.

More Details

Property Manager
Jon Thorvaldsson
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish, swedish, danish, norwegian, Icelandic
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
July 3, 2017

About Jon Thorvaldsson

My name is Jon and i have been living in Reykjavik for over 20 years. Before that i lived in my old hometown of Akranes. I studied Computer Sciences at the University of Iceland and later did an MBA program at Reykjavik University. I currently work for the city of Reykjavik as Director of IT. I have rented this property to travellers since 2008 with great success. I live in the same building which allows me to respond quickly to any request my guests may have.

Jon Thorvaldsson purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Jon Thorvaldsson chose Reykjavik

This is a unique property and one of the few modern buildings in the central part of town. The location is ideal with all sights and attractions in the centre within walking distance and yet the area is relatively quiet.

What makes this apartment unique

Some of the unique benefits of this property include the spectacular view from the top floor in all directions. My guests are provided with a mobile phone with a local number as well as mobile WiFi hotspot which allows you to share your digital memories instantly, wherever you are. A private in-house parking space can be reserved during your stay. The apartment is equipped with an Apple TV, iPhone docking station, exceptionally large bath-tub and other amenities, all aimed at making your stay as convenient as possible.

Amenities

Miðborg Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 807 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Monument View
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The bathroom is equipped with a shower and a very large bathtub. There is a washer with a built-in dryer in the bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
  • The bedroom is on the upper floor. It features a very comfortable king-size bed with a visco-elastic foam matress (similar to tempur-pedic). An extra double bed/mattress can be placed either in the bedroom or the living room downstairs. There is direct access from the bedroom to the main balcony which provides stunning view of the city center and hallgrimskirkja.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • tennis

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(37 traveler reviews)

Fabulous Penthouse Apartment in the heart of Reykjavik
average rating of 5.0 based on 37 reviews
5

Outstanding!

  • 5 of 5

Clean and up to date....bright, great location, great host and what a week it was!! Would return in a heartbeat. Devices provided were a tremendous help for mobile phone access, etc. Walking distance to anything we wanted to see in the downtown area. Groceries, restaurants and shopping, not to mention the views.

Thank you Jon!!

D, S, K and D

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A beautiful apartment in the heart of Reykjavik

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing 4 day stay in this very well appointed apartment in the heart of the city. The apartment had everything we needed for our stay. It had amazing views and amenities. The apartment is located on the best street of the city,close to restaurants, the church and waterfront.The owner Jon was very welcoming and accommodating. The wifi hotspot and cell phone he provided were invaluable during our stay in Iceland. Jon kindly worked with our last minute change in schedule and let us check in very early on the day we arrived and graciously accommodated us when we needed to stay a little longer on the day of our departure. I would recommend this lovely,warm,cozy apartment to anyone who is planning a visit to Iceland.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect location.

  • 5 of 5

Thoughtful inclusion of hotspot and cell phone and helpful tips on places to eat/ visit

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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5

Beautiful Loft, Excellent Location!

  • 5 of 5

We could not have picked a better place to stay! This penthouse is in a great location with several bars, restaurants and shops within walking distance. Great views of the city and very friendly people in the building. Absolutely recommend this place to anyone visiting Iceland! We had a blast!

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful apartment

  • 5 of 5

Nice accommodations. Good location

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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5

Great location, amenities and use of space

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed in the apartment during the tail-end of our April 2017 trip to Iceland. Reykjavik is not a large city, and the locations of many of the things to see and do are concentrated in an even smaller area. The apartment was perfectly situated, on the main shopping street, to all of those things. Thus, it was a quick walk to sights, restaurants or just people watching. While it was on the main street, it was also well-secured and felt very safe. The interior of the apartment made very efficient use of its footprint, with the lower level very open yet cozy. Both the downstairs bathroom and the upstairs bedroom were spacious. It was also located across the street from the Sandholt Bakery, which was a great spot for breakfast. And, it was a straight shot down Laugavegur to the city centre. Plus, communication with the owner of the apartment was always easy (and prompt). We would highly recommend the apartment for its great location, amenities and use of space, as well as ease of communication.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
3 Kilometres
Reykjavik domestic airport
Nearest Barpub
30 Metres
Svarta Kaffið
Nearest Golf
6.4 Kilometres
Golfklúbbur Seltjarnarness
Nearest Restaurant
10 Metres
Hereford steakhouse
Nearest Ski
30 Kilometres
Bláfjöll
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Nauthólsvík
Car: not necessary

The location is ideal, with all the main restaurants, bars, clubs, shops, museums and other attractions of the city centre within a few minutes walking distance. Yet, the area is free from disturbance associated with the famous reykjavik night-life.

The main landmark hallgrimskirkja is within 5 minutes walking distance. Both the main bus terminal hlemmur and the main square lækjartorg are within 10 minutes walking distance in each direction.

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Rates & Availability

Miðborg Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$282
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $23 per night, per additional guest
 
September 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$259
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $23 per night, per additional guest
 
Autumn 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Dec 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
$248
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $23 per night, per additional guest
 
Xmas 2017
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 7 2018
5 night minimum stay
$282
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $23 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$282
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $23 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeping $69.16

A reservation can be cancelled up until 4 weeks before arrival without a charge.
If cancelled 2-4 weeks before arrival 25% of the total amount (minimum of 2 nights) will be charged and after that total price will have to be charged.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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