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Uniqe Experience, Discover Iceland, Apartment in City Centre Reykjavik - unit 1

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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Description

unit 1: Reykjavik Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 51869ha

Privacy, private entrance, no tiring steps to walk up after a long day out. Clean, comfortable and spacious, high ceilings. Free to park if you have your own car but so easy to be with out a car. Bus station just few m away. Walking distance to everything Reykjavik has to offer. Great location for pick up/drop off for your day trips.

About the Property

Spacious, 1 living room, 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, sleeps 2 to 4 persons

This lovely 55m sq, this one bedroom apartment is both comfortable and clean. Only one step up, the ground floor has special double, noise reduction glass in windows and high ceilings. We are happy that now we can offer our guests unlimited download and the best speed Fiber Optic WiFi connection available in Iceland. Our unit is in a great location to be on foot. Situated in the heart of Reykjavík. Easy access to all the attractions of the city center. We are only few m away from Hotel Hlemmur Square where the price is over 1.800E pr week in June for 15 m sq double room, or at Hotel 101 Reykjavik few m away where the prices are from 2.600 Euros pr week for a 40 m square. Supermarket open 24/7 shops bars and restaurants just few steps away. Few minutes walking and you have all the main restaurants, a wonderful warm outdoor swimming pool with hot tubs and steam bath, the national theater, cinemas, museums and tourist information. Apartment with fully equipped kitchen and a nice bathroom and is fully fitted to accommodate 4 people.

This should come to no surprise, but Iceland is number one on the Human Development Index and has been vote the most livable country in the world.

From our powerful nature to the streets of Reykjavík, Iceland is literally bursting with energy like never before. That’s why now isn’t a time to stay away, this is a time to get closer.


Clean and safe: The capital city of Reykjavik, with its 190,000 inhabitants, is probably one of the cleanest and safest cities in the world. Its plentiful resources of geothermal energy ensure clean air and unpolluted water giving both citizens and visitors a unique sense of liveliness and contentment. Reykjavik has become recognized for its pure energy, thriving culture, sparkling night-life and creative atmosphere.

One of the benefits of visiting a small city is that you never have to walk very far to get to where you’re going. With its long easy-going main street (Laugavegur), Reykjavik offers diversity to tourists at a friendly pace with quaint boutiques, book stores, galleries, delis, cafes and restaurants dotting the historic downtown area.

This should come to no surprise, but Iceland is number one on the Human Development Index and has been vote the most livable country in the world.

Land of contrasts: The island of contrasts, where heaven and earth meet, and where the Sagas of the Vikings were written, a land of glaciers, erupting volcanoes and the magnificent midnight sun. In Iceland you will find everything you need to make your vacation, conference or incentive successful and memorable. Hotels, conference facilities, support services and modern comforts are as good as anywhere in the rest of Western Europe. There is a multitude of bars and fine restaurants in Reykjavík.
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Speaks: english, Icelandic
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 01/24/2017
 

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Additional information about rental rates:

Note 7 night minimum rental rate. To confirm your booking you need to pay 30% and the rest 4 weeks before your arrival + security deposit which is 200 € which are returned to you not later than one week after your departure, minus any possible damage. Note : cost of cleaning and linen + towels is 50€ for 2 pers and 60€ for 4 persons. To confirm your booking you can either use PayPal or wire transfer from your bank. Please contact us for more details.
Note: the cost of linen + towels and normal cleaning in the end of your stay is 50 for€ 2 pers. 60€ for 4 pers. Note we expect that you leave the apartment in good, normal order, 'if not' you can expect to be charged extra for the cleaning. Compare price in Reykjavik If you book a double room with one double bedroom (12-15 square meters) in a 3 star hotel in centre Reykjavik the average price is 180 € or 1.260 € for a week accommodation including breakfast but then you still have to spend money on restaurants for lunch and dinner. A hotel room is approx. on average 12 square meters this apartment is 53 square meters.

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 55 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    ground floor one step up.....moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

  • Bedroom: 1 queen, 1 child bed, 1 sleep sofa /futon

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  • a child's cot available on request. a pull out sofa in the living area

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower

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  • Unit 1 offers a bath tub with a shower. Unit 2 offers only a shower.

Other Amenities

  • Ground floor(one step up) entrance from Laugavegur. This lovely one bedroom flat is situated right in the centre of Reykjavík by Hlemmur bus central. Warm and welcoming, the flat is fully fitted to accommodate 2 to 4 people. Plenty of free parking behind the house. We have two units in the same buidling, similar size and decoration. Unit 1 has a bath tub/shower. Unit 2 has only shower. The area around has many interesting sights within walking distance, for example: Laugavegur, shopping street; Hallgrimskirkja, Iceland's tallest church; Kjarvalsstadir, museum/gallery; Asmundarsafn, sculpture museum; Laugardalur, valley; a seaside walking path; and many more... Within 2 minutes walking distance you will also find a lovely cafe, a delicious pizzeria, a supermarkets nearby and a free car parking is behind the house....moreless

Entertainment

  • Television

Theme

  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Volcano
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Ski Lift Privileges
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    WIFI...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking:

    free parking behind the building in unmarked spaces...moreless

  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer:

    we provide a laundry line inside each unit...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    washing machine, lines in a laundry room down stairs in a community area we also have foldable cloth lines in the flat...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Lawn / Garden:

    is behind the building and playground for children....moreless

  • Walkway To Water

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    the faboulus SPA,swimming pool area called LAUGAR is only 15-20 min walk away, or For only 4€ you can spend as long time as you want in the hot tubs, steam baths,heated out door swimming pool...moreless

Property Descriptor

  • Detached
 

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Location

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42 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Keflavik airport 40 min. away
50 Metres
Nearest Barpub
many
6 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Grotta
2 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Hringbraut
3 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Ban Thai, Yummy Yummy Thai food, Hlemmur Suare
50 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
Blafjoll
15 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Nautholsvik

Car: Not Necessary

This cosy,clean and well maintained apartment is located on the main road in Reykjavik 'Laugavegur' but on the quieter end. Away from the noise from the night-life, still situated in the heart of Reykjavík with easy access to all the attractions of the city centre. The closest supermarket you can view from your entrance door open 24/7 Few minutes walking and you have all the main restaurants, a wonderful warm outdoor swimming pools with hot tubs and steam baths, the national theatre, cinemas, museums and tourist information. Easy, free parking if you want to rent a car.

Comparing price on accommodation in Reykjavik : our unit's are over 50 msq. price for one week in high season, for up to 4 people is around 910€ . Price in a 3 star hotel only few m away your pay over 1.800€ for double room.in June

Stands Out

What makes Iceland stand out as a venue is its unique natural beauty and absence of pollution. Dramatic volcano and glacier scenery-and conversely, action packed incentives are there waiting to be enjoyed by visitors. Reykjavík, the capital city is next door to nature. Iceland is only about a 3-hour flight from most European cities and 5 hours from the North American.

Other Activities: Family Park in Laugardalur is just 10 min. walk

Golf: Iceland not entirely white, it’s greener than you think.

People always say those Vikings were pulling a fast one when they called us Iceland and not Greenland but now we have even greater reason than ever to be called Green Iceland! Over 70% of our total energy consumption is from hydro- and geothermal sources and Reykjavik was the site for the world’s first commercial hydrogen refuelling station, opened in 2003.

Continually looking for the next big thing, we are extending Iceland’s green credentials from land to water, with Reykjavik whale-watching company - ‘Elding – adventure at sea’ unveiling the first commercial vessel to trial the use of hydrogen in April. Shame it isn’t helium, we could have had some macho sailors with high- pitched voices.

Ski: Hiking n Iceland

The Hengill/Nesjavellir area in South Iceland is an outdoor sports paradise, with a variety of 160 km of marked and challenging hiking and biking trails in a region of high-temperature geothermal areas, hot springs, volcanic craters, lava fields, rivers and lakes. Besides hiking and mountain biking, you can also go fishing on Lake Þingvallavatn (Iceland's largest lake), visit Þingvellir National Park, tour the Hengill geothermal power plant and go horseback riding

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: I am born and bread in Iceland. A Yoga teacher and a mother of 3 children. Now I live part of the year in France . I love to be in Iceland as much as possible. The longer I stay in a foreign country the more I see how special and beautiful my own country is. So clean, so pure, so save and so much space for everyone. Namaste! Berta

Why the Owner Chose Holt, Reykjavík, Iceland:
Great location both to explore what this beautiful city has to offer and for your drop offs after your trips outside the city. Free parking if you have your own car. You will love the center of Reykjavik, so full of life and very creative. Being able to walk everywhere, easy shopping for food will not only safe you money but a lot of time. Only few minute walk and you are by the sea overlooking the bay and our proud and joy the mountain ESJAN. You can easily jump on a bus if you want to go out of town. The bus station is only few meters away. In this apartment I have created a cosy and warm home away from home. A place I love to stay my self when I am in Iceland. Our flat has the perfect location to enjoy everything the city has to offer. This area is on the edge of postal code 101 the most-central area/postal code of the city.It will give you the opportunity to walk to everywhere and still be in a comfortable distance from the party zone and night life area. Grocery shops just few m away open 24/7 . Free parking at the back of the building Reykjavik is an extremely nice city full of culture, good restaurants and sights - and close to wonderful nature. The city's populations is small (only 122.000 in the city itself, 202.000 in the metropolitan area), but as an European capital there is a lot going on within and around the city. We live in walking distance from many of Reykjavik's best known landmarks, museums and restaurants - and right by the harbor with its great view, seafood restaurant, micro-brewery, bars and cafe's. From the harbor/port area you can also take the ferry out to Viðey island, do various sightseeing tours on boat and and go whale watching. There are good walking & running paths that go from our neighborhood along Reykjavik's beautiful shoreline. One path takes you out of the city to the Grótta lighthouse (30 min walk, there is a hidden hot tub there by the sea) and another through the city (by Harpa Concert House) and so much more...

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Privacy, private entrance for unit 1 and entrance through community entrance for unit 2. No tiring steps to walk up after a long day out. Free and easy parking if you have your own car, but here it's also so easy to be with out a car. So easy to get picked up and dropped off after your day trips out of Reykjavik. This location makes it so easy and convinent to enjoy on foot everything Reykjavik has to offer. Please join my Facebook page name: Reykjavik centre holiday rentals, where I share my favorite photos and links in Iceland. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Reykjavik-centre-holiday-rentals


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Speaks: english, Icelandic
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 01/24/2017

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Photos

  • our building is the blue on the left side

    our building is the blue on the left side

  • kitchen in unit 1

    kitchen in unit 1

  • Bedroom in unit 1, we can provide baby cot

    Bedroom in unit 1, we can provide baby cot

  • unit 1

    unit 1

  • public garden behind the building, plenty of free parking space

    public garden behind the building, plenty of free parking space

  • UNIT 2

    UNIT 2

  • UNIT 2

    UNIT 2

  • seen from our house.the taxi stand ,hotel Hlemmur Square, 24/7 supermarket

    seen from our house.the taxi stand ,hotel Hlemmur Square, 24/7 supermarket

  • unit1

    unit1

  • bedroom in unit1

    bedroom in unit1

  • bath + shower in unit 1

    bath + shower in unit 1

  • UNIT2

    UNIT2

  • UNIT2

    UNIT2

  • Entrance for unit2

    Entrance for unit2

  • the Blue Lagoon 40 min away

    the Blue Lagoon 40 min away

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