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Luxury Penthouse with private rooftop area with spectacular ocean views

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom with bathtub and shower, sleeps 5, 20 sqm balcony

100 sqm , new (2010) beautiful luxury penthouse apartment with spectacular views to the sea and the port of Hafnarfjordur to rent in the short term. The apartment is on the fifth floor and a parking space in the garage. Elevator from the garage directly to the apartment.

Two bedrooms are in the apartment and can accommodate 5 persons. In another room, you can take apart the beds and turn it into a twin beds. Doorway to a spacious balcony with panoramic view over the harbor and old town and on the rooftop is a 20 sqm private area with garden furniture and a gas grill , on a sunnyday the glacier Snæfellsjökull can be seen in all his power.

The kitchen is fully equipped with tableware for 8 persons, microwave, refrigerator w / freezer, dishwasher, Senseo coffee maker (coffee pads are included). The dining room have a seat for 8 people.

In the living room is a luxurious leather furniture, wall fireplace, 40 'Sony Bravia LCD with DVD player and multi-casts TV and a free internet.

It is only 15 minutes drive to center of Reykjavik.

Intresting places near Hafnarfjordur: Some 25 km from Hafnarfjördur (about 25 minute drive) is the famed Krýsuvík geothermal area with its amazing solfataras, boiling mud springs, blowing steam vent and astonishing palette of colour. Just a few minutes’ drive from there are the stunning Krýsuvíkurberg cliffs, where sea birds by the thousands nest and the rolling waves of the Atlantic crash against the rugged shore. Both are examples of amazing natural beauty.

The landscape at Krýsuvík was formed by volcanic activity and upheaval.

The Grænavatn, Gestsstaðavatn and Augun lakes are explosion craters created by volcanic eruptions at various times. Of those, Grænavatn lake is the largest, some 46 meters deep. Its water is green due to thermal algae and crystals which absorb the sun. Gestsstaðavatn lake draws its name from Gestsstaðir, a farm abandoned during the Middle Ages. On either side of the main road are small crater lakes, called Augun, or Eyes.

Hafnarfjordur: Looking for an enjoyable and unique place to visit? Look no further.

Take a break in Hafnarfjörður, the warm-hearted town in the lava,

just south of Iceland’s capital Reykjavík.

Hafnarfjörður’s name simply means ‘harbour fjord’ and refers to

the excellent natural harbour, which has Iceland’s longest history of

continuous port trade - since the 1300s.

Hafnarfjörður is Iceland’s third-largest town, with just over 26,000

residents. And yet that number is open to debate, since legend has it

that some of Iceland’s elves and hidden people live in Hafnarfjörður’s

lava cliffs and rocks, in peaceful coexistence with the town’s human

residents. In fact, it is possible to tour the elf lands, and those with

second sight may even be lucky enough to spot one or two!

Naturally the town also offers plenty of more conventional outdoor

activities, from golf and swimming to horse riding. Museums and

galleries turn the spotlight on history, music and visual arts.

Swimming and Golf: Golf – Keilir Golf Club,

Hvaleyri, tel. 565 3360,

Guided Hidden World Tours – starting point at

Tourist Information at Strandgata 6. Regular tours:

Swimming and hot tubs

Ásvallalaug – brand new indoor swimming pool

with all amenities

Suðurbæjarlaug – outdoor pool with a water

slide and gym centre

Sundhöll Hafnarfjarðar – indoor pool,

outdoor hot tubs

More Details

Johanna / Sigurjon
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2017


Southern Peninsula Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 5
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , traveling bed
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • 6 garden chairs
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(28 traveler reviews)

Luxury Penthouse with private rooftop area with spectacular ocean views
average rating of 4.964286 based on 28 reviews

The apartment was Immaculate and have the best view.

  • 5 of 5

The property is in the perfect location easy to find. The apartment had everything you needed to cook at home and look at the amazing view, including a BBQ grill. Location of the apartment was central to everything we wanted to see. It was nice to stretch out after a long day touring. We found a nice little butcher about 10 minutes from the house grocery store was close to. The owners were amazing and even bought over more fuel for the grill . The only thing we were missing were the Northern Lights, which means another trip back to Iceland.. in the summer time :)

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ontario, Canada

Excellent spot!

  • 5 of 5

Very nice place! Very easy to find and very upscale condo. We would recommend this spot to anyone needing accommodations in this area. All amenities were just as described. We had 5 adults and it worked out well for us. Johanna was very prompt with responses and very accommodating. Thanks again Johanna for a great stay!

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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blairsden, ca

Beautiful home and view

  • 5 of 5

This place was awesome. Not 10 minutes from downtown, a view just like the pictures. The décor of the penthouse was gorgeous. Johanna was a great host by providing snacks and coffee for us which was a nice surprise. She also went out of her way to make sure we could get in early due to our 4am arrival. Our time was wonderful even though it rained the whole time. We all look forward to another trip back to see the rest of this beautiful island. The food, people and landscape were great.

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New jersey

Nice location and very quiet area, beautiful ocean view

  • 5 of 5

I would stay again

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Wonderful Penthouse Apartment with Ocean Views

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in this beautiful, freshly decorated, clean 2 bedroom/1 bath penthouse Hafnarfjordur apartment with spectacular ocean views. It is near Reykjavik so you can easily drive into the city to shop and go to museums and restaurants. There is a new Kronan grocery store and Fiskibudin (fish) market nearby, so you can also enjoy meals at the apartment. It is one of the best vacation rentals we've ever had! It has a balcony with a spiral staircase leading to an upper deck with table and chairs and grill. It is attractively furnished with all the comforts of home including wifi, TV, hair dryer, washer/dryer, well equipped kitchen, comfortable bedrooms, dining, and living areas. We had prompt email replies from the owner and also met her our second day in the unit. The apartment photos are accurate. I highly recommend the apartment!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Washington, DC

The Perfect Penthouse View

  • 5 of 5

I began the first leg of my European birthday vacation in Iceland and this rental property was magical. The owner was extremely accommodating, left us delicious snacks in the cabinets and the decor in the apartment was extremely chic and stylish. I almost didn't want to leave. I enjoyed the view and the area was very quiet, safe and clean. Two fully furnished bedrooms and every amenity was provided to us during our stay. Prior to departing, we washed our clothes and that was such a huge convenience.

I would definitely return to this cozy appointed rental upon my return.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Keflavik airport
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Nearest Ski
12 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

Golf: In 1993 the Oddur Golf Club (GO) – an open golf club – was established and became forthwith a member of the Golf Association of Iceland (GSÍ). Its foundation was of two reasons, firstly to enable the members of GOF to participate on golf tournaments on national basis, and secondly to give all people interested in playing golf an access to this unique golf course.

Both clubs, GOF and GO, have enjoyed a gradual increase in membership in the past and currently the combined memberships of both clubs rank among the highest in the country.

The attendance at the Odd Fellow Golf Course (Urriðavöllur) is by good weather, particularly on week-ends, often quite brisk. Therefore, it is advisable for players to book their round of golf in the early morning hours or the day before.

Ski: The ski areas of Bláfjöll and Skálafell are both only 25 minutes away from the city. Bláfjöll is south west of the city and Skálafell east of the city. Both areas have great ski slopes for downhill skiing and snowboarding as well as tracks for cross-country skiing. Bláfjöll has 15 lifts. Skálafell has 4 lifts.


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  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
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