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Hrannar

Member since: 2013
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Speaks: english, danish

A beautiful down town apartment

12 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

Miðborg Apartment Rental Photos and Description

An 80m² Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, fantastic Sleeps Up To 6

The lovely apartment is all rather newly fully renovated and includes all the equipment needed to make you feel right at home. The apartment has 2 bedrooms, one equipped with a queen size bed (140cm x 200cm) and the other with two single beds (90cm x 200cm). There is a sofa and a sleeping couch in the living/dining room.

Six people will be very comfortable in the apartment, but there is enough sleeping space for seven adults and one child as there is additionally a single roll-away bed for an adult and one travel bed for a child, both of quality.

In the kitchen there is among other kitchen tool necessities - a dishwasher, stove, microwave, fridge/freezer, and tableware for 8 persons, coffee machine and a sink.

In the bathroom there is a bath-tub with a shower, a washer and a dryer as well as soaps, WC-paper, and towels.

The apartment is baby safe and comes with a stroller, travel bed, high baby chair, some plastic dishes, glasses and bowls, and a toy-box.

On addition it has bed linen, some books, board games, a high speed internet access and TV that are included.

The apartment is on the 1st floor/ground floor; outside there is a nice garden with a gas-barbecue, an outside bench and a table for you to enjoy the weather and a nice dinner.

Though the apartment is in the heart and center of down town Reykjavík the house is hidden in between two streets and therefore has no street noise or any disturbances from the vibrant night live resulting from the apartment being located in Reykjavik´s lively downtown area. Within 1-4 minutes walking distance you will find very good restaurants, cafés, museums, a cinema, galleries, a theater, a public library and an indoor/outdoor swimming pool.

Here you are in the heart of Reykjavik and on the next street you find Laugarvegur which is the main shopping street in down town Reykjavík that has a good but low cost grocery store. The name of the street this apartment is on is Grettisgata and if you walk a minute in the other direction from Laugarvegur you shortly come to Skólavörðustíg, a beautiful arty street full of culture and good food, and in a few minutes of strolling you arrive at Hallgrimskirkja; the tallest church in Iceland. The church is a great landmark and is visible from all over Reykjavik.

Being Reykjavík's main street, parking at Laugavegur (and the closest streets surrounding it) are not free on business hours, and it will cost about 1 USD (150 krona) per hour.

As the apartment is located in the very heart of Reykjavík, in 30-40 minutes of easy walk you can get to most places in the city.

The bus from the airport drops you off in BSI, the main bus and taxi station, a 10-15 minute walk from the apartment.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Hrannar (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Call Owner
Speaks: english, danish

About Hrannar

I am 35 years old and I live with my family in Spain. I am a lively fellow who likes to take on new and challenging projects. I have spent about ten years of my life abroad, mainly in Denmark but also in Germany and Switzerland and now Spain. I lived in Denmark for seven years and in Germany for about seven months. I do well in Icelandic, Danish and English both verbally and in writing, in addition I can also manage in German, Norwegian and Spanish. I´m in Married to Dora D. Kristofersdottir who has B.Sc in Psychology and is studying for a master in teaching. We have a son 9 years old, and 2 daughters - a 5 year old a 4 year old. I spend my free time with my family and on my hobbies. My interests are motion sport of all kind but mostly I practice soccer and squash.

Hrannar purchased this apartment in 2001

Why Hrannar chose Reykjavik

Though the apartment is in the heart and center of down town Reykjavík, the house is hidden in between two streets and therefore has no street noise or any disturbances from the vibrant night live as the apartment is located in Reykjavik´s lively downtown area. Within 3 minutes walking distance you will find very good restaurants, cafés, museums, cinema, galleries, theater, library and an indoor swimming pool. Her you are in the heart of Reykjavik and on the next street you find Laugarvegur which is the main shopping street in down town Reykjavík and has a good but low cost grocery store. The name of the street this apartment is on is Grettisgata and if you walk a minute in the other direction from Laugarvegur you shortly come to Skólavörðustíg, a beautiful arty street full of culture and good food, and in a few minutes of strolling you arrive at Hallgrimskirkja; the biggest church in Iceland. The church is a great landmark and is visible from all over Reykjavik.

Different parking options are available in the area, from park houses to free street parking. Being Reykjavík's main street, parking at Laugavegur Street is not free on business hours, and it will cost about 1 USD (150 krona) per hour. Park houses will cost less than 50 cent (50-80 krona) per hour. As the apartment is located in the very heart of Reykjavík, in 30-40 minutes of easy walk you can get to most places in the city. The bus from the airport drops you off in BSI, the main bus and taxi station, a 10-15 minute walk from the apartment.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I stayed in Hrannar's place earlier this summer with my wife, our two year-old son, and my wife's parents. The apartment was fantastic - comfortable, clean, large, and perfectly located in Reykjavik. I really can't say enough about the location- within easy walking distance of almost everything in the city, during the day and night both. We had an amazing time.
Jul 2013
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Reviews

4.3
based on 12 traveler reviews

A beautiful down town apartment
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 16 reviews
5

Excellent!

  • 5 of 5

The property was a great size for our family of 2 adults & 2 kids. Perfect location within walking distance of everything in downtown.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect location to discover Reykjavik

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is a minute walk away from the main commercial street of Reykjavik and within walking distance of most of the things you want to see but at the same time is very quiet. It is a great spot. Nothing fancy inside but is does the job well. The owner was very helpful with some logistic details and very quick to respond to any request. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place, perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in Iceland and loved the rental. Its exactly as pics show. Very clean and great location. The owners were very helpful and made sure that our needs were met. We would def stay there again and recommended to others.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cold Spring N.Y. usa
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Our First Impression Was Shocking!

  • 1 of 5

Owner's description was nothing like what we experienced We took pictures to show vrbo what it looks like now This listing should be pulled for misrepresentation and deception The apt was difficult to find Pathway to apt looked nothing like the pictures It was overgrown with weeds, no flowers, broken picnic table, broken clothes line broken fence

Electric wires were exposed and dangling at front door, broken sofa in living room Bathroom switch was taped to wall, bare light bulbs, no bath mat, shower awkwardly attached to side wall rather than at faucet end of tub Bare minimum dishes and tableware in kitchen, no coffee pot, no dish towel, dented refrigerator needs defrosting We had no room in 2 very small bedrooms to accommodate luggage for 4 persons, broken lamp in one and no lamp in other bedroom, shades did not fit, mismatched shabby linens and ill-fitting comforters We had to make our own beds !

Property was cleaned, but not completely renovated as advertised, a fire hazard regarding exposed wires This listing is inaccurate in photos and description and needs maintenance The owner was not available and could not be reached We would recommend to avoid booking this property

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location and owner!

  • 4 of 5

We loved our stay in Reykjavik. The location cannot be beat. We used it as homebase and had a rental car for our three days in Iceland. We drove all the way to the southeast side of the country to the glacier lagoon in one day (the midnight sun was helpful)! The apartment couldn't be in a better location in town. We were able to walk to shops, restaurants, etc. The area felt very safe. We did get a parking ticket the one day we slept in and forgot about the street parking during the day, so be aware!

The apartment itself was very nice with just the right amount of amenities. It's small, but completely do-able with plenty of storage space. There was an issue with water in the bathroom when we stayed, but the owner was planning to fix this after we left, so hopefully future renters won't have to deal with this.

The washer does its job, but it's a standard Europe washer/dryer combo, so don't expect it to actually dry your clothes. But there is a drying rack, so no worries.

We would stay here again! We had everything we would need in an apartment!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brooklyn, NY, USA
4

Cozy downtown spot

  • 4 of 5

The four of us enjoyed our stay at Hrannar'a place. It's a very comfortable and clean apartment in a great location! Hrannar is very helpful and easy to deal with.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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Rates & Availability

Miðborg Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
dec-jan
Dec 21 2016 - Dec 28 2016
3 night minimum stay
$330
$1,550
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$350
$1,450
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $65

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Amenities

Miðborg Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 80 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...

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