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A Gem Right in The City Center

Gudrun Johannsdottir

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Gudrun Johannsdottir

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2015
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A Gem Right in The City Center

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Reykjavik Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Our house is a traditional Icelandic cottage and is situated in the charming historic center of Reykjavik.

The apartment has two floors. Upstairs there is a spacious master bedroom with a queen-size bed and a large closet. The bedroom has a south facing balcony. The bathroom is upstairs and has a shower and a jacuzzi-style bathtub.

The downstairs has a bright living area with a convertible sofa, dining table, and a full open kitchen. The living area opens out to a south facing balcony as well.

The apartment sleeps 2-4 people comfortably. Towels and linen are provided. The stairs up to the bedroom and bath are quite steep so the place is not suitable for small children.

Enjoy staying in a typical Icelandic cottage, steps away from great restaurants, museums, shopping, and the harbor area with its Puffin express and whale watching tours.

Keywords: Cottage, Most central location in Reykjavik,

Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
Gudrun Johannsdottir (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2015

Why HomeAway

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

5
based on 16 traveler reviews

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A Gem Right in The City Center
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews
5

WOW what a lovely place

  • 5 of 5

Just booked this on the off chance and so glad we did. The cottage was warm, comfortable and welcoming. The weather wasn't great (really cold) but this did little to spoil our stay. I would recommend this little place to everyone, wonderful people, lovely town really great.

Book it up now!!

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Lancaster, PA USA
5

Winter in the center of Reykjavik

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful little Icelandic cottage in a perfect location for downtown Reykjavik. It's walking distance to shopping, restaurants, tours, groceries, concert hall, etc. Easily comfortable for 2-4 people, and it's equipped for eating-in (which we took advantage of at times). Lots of large windows allow for much light in the cottage, even in the heart of the darker Northern winter.

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed nine nights over the Christmas and New Year period and it was great to be located so close to everything downtown. It was remarkably quiet even over the New Years celebrations.

The cottage has a very well equipped kitchen - right down to a cake stand for an impromptu birthday celebration - and it was a nice touch to have some Christmas decorations up.

We were extremely fortunate to witness the Northern Lights - but not on a trip, instead just outside the front door (see photo).

The house was very clean, in good condition and with real character. The bedroom was a good size with a very comfortable bed and loads of storage space. In all I recommend this place highly.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
5

wonderful traditional icelandic house

  • 5 of 5

My partner and I stayed here Dec 6-8th and thoroughly enjoyed it. It is charming and perfect for two people. Gudrun was a very friendly and accommodating host as well. Lots of natural light in the bedroom and living area. Nice icelandic art and photos. The house is also very centrally located - 3 min from buses (for tours) and 5-7min to shopping/restaurants. We hope to be back again in the summer.

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Denver, CO
5

PERFECT LOCATION! PERFECT ACCOMODATIONS!

  • 5 of 5

Could not have stayed at a better place! The cottage is perfectly located. Everything is easily accessible/walking distance from the cottage. The famous Bæjarins beztu is a two minute walk away, the dock (with Cafe Haiti-amazing coffee) is a two minute walk away, the amazing seafood cellar is a two minute walk away, the bus station (to take you to the Blue Lagoon) is about a 15-20 minute walk away. Perfect location. The cottage is also in GREAT shape. It's very cozy and nicely decorated. We loved having the kitchen available to prepare breakfast/lunches (since food in Iceland tends to be a bit pricey). Definitely recommend and we will be back again soon!

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Charming and Absolutely Perfect

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed in Gudrun's lovely cottage for 5 nights and had a wonderful stay. The photos are spot on. The location was perfect for wandering Reykjavik, walking to the harbor, and shopping. Great restaurants were right around the corner. Gudrun was very responsive to e-mails and has great pride in her cottage as the kitchen was well-stocked and everything was well-maintained and very clean. We would highly recommend this property to anyone wanting to avoid the higher-priced hotels and enjoy some peace and quiet in a lovely residential area.

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
International airport Keflavik
Nearest Barpub
10 Metres
Stofan
Nearest Golf
1.5 Kilometres
Seltjarnarnes Golf
Nearest Restaurant
10 Metres
Fiskmarket and many more
Nearest Ski
30 Kilometres
Bláfjöll
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Nauthólsvík
Car: not necessary

Whale Watching Tours, Northen lights tours in winter, Bird Watching in spring and summer, Midnight Sun Gazing in june, Bar Hopping - Music, Museums, Nordic design shopping.

The Tourist information center is conveniently located only two houses away from the cottage, There you can stock up on brochures with info on all the fun and interesting things to do and see in the area.

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Rates & Availability

From €150 Per night

Reykjavik Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter/Spring
Jan 3 2015 - May 15 2015
3 night minimum stay
€150
€1,000
 
 
Summer
May 16 2015 - Sep 1 2015
3 night minimum stay
€185
€1,250
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
€150
€1,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee €60
Notes An advance payment of 1/4 of the total fee needs to be placed to confirm the reservation. The advance payment will be applied toward the rent. The advance payment is not a damage deposit. The BALANCE OF RENT is due thirty days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Reykjavik Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Shower and corner bathtub with jacuzzi.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size Bed (1), Sleep Sofa or Futon (1)
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • swimming

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