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Rurik Vatnarsson

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

Cozy 1 Bedroom Apartment In A Quiet Area In Reykjavik

11 Reviews
Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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Overview

Reykjavik Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Cozy 1 Bedroom Apartment In A Quiet Area In Reykjavik

This very comfortable one bedroom apartment is on the ground floor in a villa in a quiet neighborhood, only a few minutes drive to the downtown area. The 50 sq. m. apartment consist of one bedroom with queen bed, kitchen, living room and a bathroom with a great shower. Lots of closet space. TV in the living room and wireless internet access. Private access to the apartment is at the back of the house. Access to a hot tub in the garden upon request. Grocery stores, Kringlan Mall, bakery, pharmacy, ice cream shop, theater and movie theater etc. within easy walking distance.

Cancellation policy:

Bookings canceled at least 60 days before the start of the stay will receive a 50% refund of the first payment.

Bookings canceled at least 30 days before the start of the stay will receive a 50% refund of the rental fee.

The vrbo/Homeaway websites are currently stating a different cancellation policy for some reason, and will not let owners change it, some technical problem, but this is the correct cancellation policy for this property for bookings made from May 23rd 2016 or later.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Rurik Vatnarsson (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

About Rurik Vatnarsson

We are a couple living and working in Iceland but like to travel a lot.

Rurik Vatnarsson purchased this apartment in 1999

Why Rurik Vatnarsson chose Reykjavik

We bought this house because we like the area, it is centrally located in Reykjavik so you are quick travelling in every direction and downtown.

What makes this apartment unique

This area is quiet and family friendly. A Mall and other shops are close by, bakery, pharmacy, cinema, ice cream shop etc. and also the emergency room and hospital. To go cycling from this area in every direction is convenient and a few minutes from the coast and the only beach in Reykjavik!

Reviews

5
based on 11 traveler reviews

Cozy 1 Bedroom Apartment In A Quiet Area In Reykjavik
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
5

All The Comforts Of Home

  • 5 of 5

For those who don't want an ordinary hotel room, this apartment is a great place to stay in Reykjavik!!! Quiet, clean and comfortable, we looked forward to coming back here each evening after our day trips around Iceland. Will stay here again if we ever return to Iceland!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Right at home

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Iceland for 5 nights and this apartment was exactly what we needed. Even though we were only two the apartment gave us so much room to not bump into each other. The water pressure was great and the sulfur smell doesn't linger. Location is a great base camp for a ten minute drive to the city center or a few blocks from the major roadways for a day trip. Parking is available and a gas station is 2 blocks away. The apartment felt like our own and Rurik is very nice and helpful. Would definitely recommend to anyone who isn't hell-bent on a hotel "room". Great experience !!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Adelaide, South Australia
5

Spacious stay in Reykjavik

  • 5 of 5

We found this to be a great choice while staying in Iceland for 3 days in November 2015. The email communication we had with the host, Rurik, was detailed and friendly. The apartment was even better than in the photos displayed, as a new large flat screen TV has just been installed. The apartment was comfortable and spacious, and had everything we needed for our short stay. A choice of supermarkets is within walking distance, and public transport is only about a block away. Would recommend to anyone travelling to Reykjavik who would like the option to stay somewhere bigger and nicer than a pokey little hotel room. We regret not having enough time to enjoy Rurik's offered use of the hot tub - would have been great to sit there watching the northern lights (which were very viewable from the apartment on our last night of November 3). Thank you for a wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Delta, BC, Canada
5

Excellent!

  • 5 of 5

This was a really super place to stay, close to downtown, but very convenient to leave town to explore too! Well represented in the pictures and it was also VERY quiet too! Very convenient to shops and bakeries. My husband and I are hoping to return again and we'll be certainly staying again! Excellent value too!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wakefield England
5

Couple from UK

  • 5 of 5

A great apartment in a great location for exploring this part of the island. Well equipped and very spacious at a very reasonable price. Would thoroughly recommend it. Hosts information and communication before our arrival was excellent.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
5

Good Choice in Reykjavik

  • 5 of 5

What a better choice than a hotel. Definitely more bang for your kronor. Very easy to get in and nout of town. (Esp with a GPS.) Nice lay out, plenty of room, good internet connection. Thanks to the hosts!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
30 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Reykjavik Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
May 15 2016 - Sep 15 2016
4 night minimum stay
$90
From
$110
Fri,Sat,Sun
$630
 
 
Christmas and New Year
Dec 20 2016 - Jan 4 2017
5 night minimum stay
$120
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$80
From
$100
Fri,Sat,Sun
$560
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $50

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund if canceled at least 0 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Reykjavik Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 50 m²
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower , Use of outdoor shower beside hot tub on request
  • Tiles on floor and walls, and on entire shower cabin
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom with a queen size bed, closet, drawers and a mirror.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain climbing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis

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