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Luxury apartment in central Reykjavik FULLY LICENSED

Bedrooms 1
Space 796 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

A beautiful and luxurious 72m2 apartment at Laufásvegur in central Reykjavík

A beautiful and luxurious 72m2 apartment at Laufasvegur 58(we have 2 identical apartments 72fm) with over 70 reviews on trip advisor and 99% 5 star. The apartment comprises of a large bedroom with a french-balcony into the quiet garden, a fully equipped kitchen with a stylish dining area, a large sitting room with a working-desk and a very comfortable sofa bed (Netflix tv) and a luxurious bathroom. It is ideal for a couple - with two children.

The location is simply perfect: The apartments are in a quiet and charming street (Laufasvegur) that also hosts the German and British embassies and some of Reykjavik´s most sought after villas, and still you are only a 5 minutes walk from the vibrant city centre. You have the main shopping streets, embassies, art and cultural establishments and the most popular restaurants, pubs and night clubs in Reykjavik all within an easy walking distance.

The apartments have recently been refurbished with high quality furniture and every conceivable comfort.


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You will find:

TV, both in the bedroom and the sitting room

Free wireless internet connection

Cooker, dishwasher, refrigerator, toaster, coffee machine, teapot, blender etc.

Glasses and tableware for 6

Washing machine / tumble dryer

Safety box

hairdryer and toiletry

Private entrance with code-locker. No keys needed.

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More Details

Property Manager
Jonas Olafsson
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 15, 2018

About Jonas Olafsson

Me, Jónas Ólafsson and my wife Valdís have been renting out 3 apartments in the center of Reykjavík since 2010.

My profession is Advertising and my wife is a computer scientist.

Jonas Olafsson purchased this apartment in 2006

Why Jonas Olafsson chose Miðborg

I´m in the advertising business and my company The Icelandic ad agency (Íslenska) is just across the street and I feel in love with this part of the city and bought few properties to rent out, definitely the nicest part of the center.

What makes this apartment unique

Very simple 'the best location in Reykjavík'

Welcome to Þingholtin, Reykjavík

This neighbourhood in central Reykjavík is a historic area. In the strictest sense, its name collectively refers to only a handful of streets around Þingholtsstræti, but nowadays, citizens refer to the whole neighbourhood south of Bankastræti as Þingholtin.

Colourful houses are a prominent feature, many of which were built around the turn of the 20th century and in the following decades. Many of Reykjavík’s most affluent citizens made the area their home and there’s history around every corner. Þingholtin draws its name from the farm Þingholt (literally, Parliament Hill), built in the late 18th century when Reykjavík was still just an ecclectic collection of semi-urban farmhouses.

As the neighbourhood is centrally located and close to many official government bodies, it has become a diplomatic centre and many embassies are based here.

When staying in this interesting area, all services are close by and the vibrant city life is but a few footsteps away.

No matter whether you’re in Iceland on business, here for a weekend mini-break or intend to explore more of the country, the Þingholt area is an ideal location.

The neighbourhood is immediately south of Iceland’s main shopping street, where you’ll find a wide range of boutiques, shops, art galleries restaurants, cafés and bars. The Harpa Concert and Conference Hall is within walking distance, where architecture, music and spectacular views go hand in hand.

Buses and coaches are within easy reach, so you can enjoy exploring both the city and the countryside from your base in Þingholtin.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We took a short break in Iceland in October and stayed in the apartment. We actually booked the studio apartment but Jonas upgraded us as this bigger apartment was available. The location is ideal, short walking distance to various Reykjavik tourist attractions, Bonus supermarket and pick up locations for day tours. The apartment had absolutely everything we needed, including kitchen supplies, toiletries and recommendations of local shops and cafes/restaurants, and was really lovely and warm. Wifi very fast and easy to use. Finding the apartment and accessing it with the code supplied was easy. Ideal place if you want to do self catering in Reykjavik - much better than a hotel. Highly recommended - thanks Jonas!
Oct 2014
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Miðborg Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 796 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • With big shower room with endless hot water, everything 1 class, shampoo.., as many towels as you wish
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , 2 sleep sofa /futon , It is a large apartment that easily hosts 4 persons
  • Big and the bed is 1st class
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis


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average rating of 4.9210525 based on 40 reviews

Great location!

  • 5 of 5

Had a lovely vacation with this apartment as our home base. Every excursion leaves from BSI or Hallgrímskirkja—both within a few minutes walk of the apartment. The apartment has plenty of room for our party of 3. Beds were comfortable and warm. Plenty of towels in the bathroom. We cooked breakfast and made some cold lunches in the kitchen and had everything we needed for eggs, tea, toast, and wine and snacks at night. We had no trouble using the dishwasher, oven, and stove. We did not use the washer/dryer combo, but it is there with soap if needed. If you want to go out for every meal, you are a few minutes walk or drive from dozens of great places. We did not rent a car and walked most everywhere. One or two evenings, we found a taxi instead of walking. Neighborhood is a perfect mix of close to everything and far enough away to quiet down in the evenings. We loved our stay here!

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Jónas is amazing. Very kind and he made us feel right at home. The place is very clean and comfortable and has everything you need. Great location to downtown, easy walk. Easy parking, easy access to the hwy. location is great. Thank you Jónas we loved it.

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cape Cod

Great apartment and location

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is in a very good location, close to both the highway and a 10 minute walk to the downtown area. Hallgrimskirkja is about two blocks away. The apartment itself was clean and well equipped, with a full kitchen and washer/dryer unit. It was perfect for two people. Jonas allowed us to check in early (our flight landed at 6:30 a.m.).

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Denver, CO

Wonderful apartment close to everything

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful apartment with a lot of space for us (2 adults and a baby). Clean, modern, comfortable. Walking distance to everything. Host was awesome and even helped get us to our airport bus upon leaving as he was there cleaning the apartment. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect spot for a stay in Iceland

  • 5 of 5

This one bedroom apartment is perfect for a visit to Iceland. Just far enough out of the city center to find a parking spot. We took several day trips out of the city. But, close enough to even walk to the city center's restaurants and shops.

The apartment is well maintained and clean. No problems at all. Jonas is close enough to respond to any problems. He was also gracious enough to come by and give us some insider tips for our visit.

Would definitely go back!

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A true luxury apartment in a quiet neighborhood but walkable to Reykjavik attractions.

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I stayed seven days at this apartment and used it as a base for day trips to the Iceland sites. After a long day of touring we enjoyed a close walk to excellent restaurants for dinner each night. Jónas was very helpful with directions to this well equipped apartment. Had some difficulty figuring out how the stovetop and washer/dryers worked. Other apartments we have rented had instructions for all appliances contained in their information package.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $120

We charge 25 dollars per night for the 3rd and 4th person if older than 18 years

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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