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A GEM RIGHT IN THE CITY CENTER

Gudrun Johannsdottir

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

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Gudrun Johannsdottir

Advertiser since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 22, 2014
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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)
Advertiser since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 22, 2014

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 13 traveler reviews

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A Gem Right in The City Center
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews
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A Gem Right in The City Center
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p305960vb
Reykjavik Iceland
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
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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A Gem Right in The City Center
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p305960vb
Reykjavik Iceland
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
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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A Gem Right in The City Center
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p305960vb
Reykjavik Iceland
York, PA
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
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing
business
A Gem Right in The City Center
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p305960vb
Reykjavik Iceland
atlanta, ga
5

Perfect Location - Great Size - Super Convenient

  • 5 of 5
We had high hopes after reading all the reviews on here and seeing the pictures and the cottage did not disappoint! It is in a great location with loads of restaurants and sights to see in walking distance. The tourist center is practically next door and there is a market right around the corner - we took advantage and cooked breakfast every morning and a dinner too. Gudrun was great to work with and made securing the accommodation a breeze. Highly recommended!!!
  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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A Gem Right in The City Center
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Reykjavik Iceland
Toronto
5

Lovely Cottage Right Downtown

  • 5 of 5
The cottage was very well furnished and well located around the corner from the tourist information center. It is very spacious and very comfortable. There is a small deck just on the main floor as well a nice place to relax at the end of the day. There are plenty of tourist information books maps and folders which we used to help plan our days. The bedroom and bathroom were very comfortable and clean.
  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Romantic Getaway
business
A Gem Right in The City Center
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p305960vb
Reykjavik Iceland
Wayland, Massachusetts, USA
5

Fantastic for Family of Four!

  • 5 of 5
First, many thanks to Gudrun who was easy to work with over the 'net. Our only regret was not meeting her in person! We loved this tidy home, that is surprisingly quiet, given that it right around the corner from all the fun action in Reykjavik! Much more spacious than the pictures can show. Mom & Dad took the big bed upstairs, and our teenage son and daughter shared a comfortable pullout downstairs. Yes, the sun never sets in July, and there are plenty of windows, so consider bringing your blackout-sleep shades. One note...getting here is easy...take the big Flybus from the airport into town. You can transfer to a waiting mini-bus. Then tell them you are going to the Youth Hostel stop. They will leave you 30 meters from the apartment door. Much easier than I thought. We rented a CheapJeep for 24 hours, and there is just enough space in Gudrun's driveway for one car overnight. We enjoyed cooking and eating in her stylish kitchen/dining room. All the amenities and right downtown! Highly, highly recommend.
  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway

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:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter holidays
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 2 2015
3 night minimum stay
€200
€1,400
 
 
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

Refundable damage deposit €300
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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