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Charming apartment near the centre, by the main street, free WiFi, free parking

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 753 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

One bedroom and a big livingroom close to the centre

A one bedroom and a big living room, lovely roomy apartment located in a quiet area by Laugavegur, Reykjavik´s main shopping street, near the centre of Reykjavik.

Overlooking a beautiful garden and a 2 minute walk to the central bus station Hlemmur.

The property

The apartment is on the second floor, there is a beautiful bedroom with a queen size bed and a roomy living room with a leather sofa bed where two people can sleep and one single bed. Total sleeping places is for up to 5 persons. The kitchen is well equipped so you can make everything from a simple breakfast to a romantic dinner. There is a dishwasher as well so it shouldn't be any problem cleaning the plates afterwards.

Free high-speed WiFi (internet connection) and a big flat screen TV.

The size of the apartment is 70 square meters or 750 square feet.A crib for young children. Let us know if you want to have it in the apartment when you arrive.

We have got all the licenses needed for renting this property.

Guest access

There is a washing room in the building and access to a private very well taken care of sheltered garden for building residents and guest only.

Access to private parking garage and free parking comes with the apartment.

Communication with guests

The drive to Reykjavik from Keflavik airport should take around 45 minutes. There is a Flybus that takes you to town once you arrive. You can get a Hotel drop off that will take you to Hotel Klettur, right next door to the apartment. The actual address is Asholt 42, 2nd floor, 105 Reykjavik. A taxi or rental car from Keflavik airport should take about 40 minutes.

We meet the guests up on arrival and show them the facilities, but after that they are on their own.

The neighbourhood

There is only 2 min. walk to a supermarket open 9-21.

There are a lot of nice restaurants in the neighborhood that you should check out. Don't miss out on walking down Laugavegur shopping street.

You should see the Hofdi house (just 2 minutes from the apartment). It is the meeting place of Reagan and Gorbatsjovs back in 1986.

A few distances from Asholt :

Place Distance in meters or km and in miles :

Hlemmur bus station 300 meters / 0,18 miles

Höfði 700 meters / 0,43 miles

Hallgrímskirkja - Church 1,3 km / 0,8 miles

Lækjatorg square - downtown Reykjavík1,5 km / 0,93 miles

Harpa concert hall and conference centre1,6 km / 1 mile

BSÍ - Bus terminal 1,7 km / 1 mile

Perlan - Restaurant 1,8 km / 1.1 mile

Laugardalslaug - swimming pool 2.0 km / 1,2 miles

To travel around

Two minute walk to the main bus station in Reykjavik.

Daytour pickup at Hotel Klettur located right next to our apartment.

Daytours:

-Great whale watching tour from Reykjavik.

-Experience the famous “Golden Circle” route with these exciting day tours that combine Iceland’s unique natural beauty, geothermal wonders, and historic sites into one scenic trip from Reykjavik. Visit Thingvellir, the site of the world’s oldest parliament and the North Atlantic Rift, and witness the powerful gravity of Gullfoss, one of Iceland’s grandest waterfalls.

-Blue Lagoon, a relaxing bath, magical unique geothermal spa.

-And to find some other great things to do in Reykjavik/Iceland, visit: (website hidden)

Then you must try some of our excellent swimming pools heated with geothermal heat.

Don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

More Details

Owner
Gudmundur Jonasson
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, danish, norwegian, Icelandic
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2017

About Gudmundur Jonasson

I am an engineer and my wife Hanna Birgisdottir is an anastetic nurse. We have two boys, Jónas Gudmundsson (23) and Patrekur Gudmundsson (18). The boys are both students. Together we own and serve the apartment.

We live near the apartment and one of us will meet you up on arrival and show you the facilities.

Gudmundur Jonasson purchased this apartment in 2014

Why Gudmundur Jonasson chose Reykjavik

Quiet, safe and a beautiful apartment but yet so close to the centre of Reykjavík

Map

Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Keflavik airport
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Bar
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
GRG
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
Hamborgarafabrikkan
Car: not necessary

The apartment is located in a quiet area by Laugavegur, Reykjavik´s main shopping street, near the centre of Reykjavik.

Overlooking a beautiful garden and a 2 minute walk to the central bus station Hlemmur.

Amenities

Holt Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 753 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Baby crib provided if required
  • A beautiful bedroom with a queen size bed and closets
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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Charming apartment near the centre, by the main street, free WiFi, free parking
average rating of 4.876923 based on 65 reviews
5

Excellent 5 night stay

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 5 nights in late December 2016. The apartment is very well situated, only a brief walk along the Laugevegur to the center of Reykjavik where all the restaurants and shops are located. We appreciated this spacious apartment after having stayed in hotel rooms for most of the trip - it was good to have the well-equipped kitchen and the laundry room downstairs.

Communication with Gudmundur in the leadup to the trip was very good and he was always responsive to our questions. His daughter arranged to meet with us near the apartment when we arrived from the airport and gave us a very comprehensive overview of how everything worked. We had a rental car for the trip, so the parking spot in the garage of the building was much appreciated.

In addition to the main shopping district a short walk away, there are several small restaurants very close to the apartment, including a Thai place that we enjoyed. We can highly recommend Gudmundur's apartment.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Narrelle, I am happy you liked to stay in our apartment. We liked very much to have you as guests. You are welcome to stay in our apartment if you visit Reykjavik again.
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Great place to stay

  • 4 of 5

We loved this little apartment. The beds were very comfortable and the location was great! Gudmundur was very responsive to any of my questions and super nice.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very convenient location

  • 4 of 5

We were very happy with this accommodation. The owner was kind enough to let us check in early in the morning. He met with us and gave a very thorough briefing on the apartment and nearby conveniences. It is a short walk to he main shopping area and many attractions. Gudmundar has provisioned the apartment with everything you could think of. We loved Iceland and would definitely recommend this property to anyone. Thank you Gudmundar!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Everything was top notch - apartment, location, and host!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Nice apartment in a great location

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely apartment and only a 5 minute walk from the city centre.

Gudmundur met us and showed around the apartment explaining everything we needed to know. Really good to have the convenient underground parking and washing facilities.

Access in and out of the city from this location is excellent and there is a good supermarket within walking distance.

We had a very enjoyable week in Iceland and look forward to visiting again.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Great apartment in a central location

  • 4 of 5

Has all the amenities you could need for a few days in Reykjavik. Big enough so that you don't feel crowded. Night traffic can be a bit bothersome.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $71.7

Check out time is 10:00 and check in time after 15:00.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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