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Berta Gudjons

Member since: 2005
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Speaks: english, Icelandic

Uniqe experience, discover Iceland, apartment in city centre Reykjavik - unit 1

13 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 - 6 nights

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Overview

Holt Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Spacious, 1 living room, 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, sleeps 2 to 4 persons

This lovely 55m sq, modern apartment is both comfortable and clean. Only one step up, the ground floor, special double, noise reduction glass in windows, high ceilings. Great location to be on foot. Situated in the heart of Reykjavík. Easy access to all the attractions of the city center. We are only few m away from Hotel Hlemmur Square where the price is over 1.800E pr week in June for 15 m sq double room, or at Hotel 101 Reykjavik few m away where the prices are from 2.600 Euros pr week for a 40 m square. Supermarket open 24/7 shops bars and restaurants just few steps away. Few minutes walking and you have all the main restaurants, a wonderful warm outdoor swimming pool with hot tubs and steam bath, the national theater, cinemas, museums and tourist information. Apartment with fully equipped kitchen and a nice bathroom and is fully fitted to accommodate 4 people.

This should come to no surprise, but Iceland is number one on the Human Development Index and has been vote the most livable country in the world.

From our powerful nature to the streets of Reykjavík, Iceland is literally bursting with energy like never before. That’s why now isn’t a time to stay away, this is a time to get closer.

Clean and safe: The capital city of Reykjavik, with its 190,000 inhabitants, is probably one of the cleanest and safest cities in the world. Its plentiful resources of geothermal energy ensure clean air and unpolluted water giving both citizens and visitors a unique sense of liveliness and contentment. Reykjavik has become recognized for its pure energy, thriving culture, sparkling night-life and creative atmosphere.

One of the benefits of visiting a small city is that you never have to walk very far to get to where you’re going. With its long easy-going main street (Laugavegur), Reykjavik offers diversity to tourists at a friendly pace with quaint boutiques, book stores, galleries, delis, cafes and restaurants dotting the historic downtown area.

This should come to no surprise, but Iceland is number one on the Human Development Index and has been vote the most livable country in the world.

Land of contrasts: The island of contrasts, where heaven and earth meet, and where the Sagas of the Vikings were written, a land of glaciers, erupting volcanoes and the magnificent midnight sun. In Iceland you will find everything you need to make your vacation, conference or incentive successful and memorable. Hotels, conference facilities, support services and modern comforts are as good as anywhere in the rest of Western Europe. There is a multitude of bars and fine restaurants in Reykjavík.

More Details

Details for unit 1 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, 1 Bathroom

Privacy, private entrance, no tiring steps to walk up after a long day out. Clean, comfortable and spacious, high ceilings. Free to park if you have your own car but so easy to be with out a car. Bus station just few m away. Walking distance to everything Reykjavik has to offer. Great location for pick up/drop off for your day trips.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Berta Gudjons (Owner)
Member since: 2005
Call Owner
Speaks: english, Icelandic

About Berta Gudjons

I am born and bread in Iceland. A Yoga teacher and a mother of 3 children. Now I live part of the year in France . I love to be in Iceland as much as possible. The longer I stay in a foreign country the more I see how special and beautiful my own country is. So clean, so pure, so save and so much space for everyone.

Namaste! Berta

Berta Gudjons purchased this apartment in 2002

Why Berta Gudjons chose Reykjavik

Great location both to explore what this beautiful city has to offer and for your drop offs after your trips outside the city. Free parking if you have your own car. You will love the center of Reykjavik, so full of life and very creative. Being able to walk everywhere, easy shopping for food will not only safe you money but a lot of time. Only few minute walk and you are by the sea overlooking the bay and our proud and joy the mountain ESJAN. You can easily jump on a bus if you want to go out of town. The bus station is only few meters away. In this apartment I have created a cosy and warm home away from home. A place I love to stay my self when I am in Iceland.

Our flat has the perfect location to enjoy everything the city has to offer. This area is on the edge of postal code 101 the most-central area/postal code of the city.It will give you the opportunity to walk to everywhere and still be in a comfortable distance from the party zone and night life area.

Grocery shops just few m away open 24/7 . Free parking at the back of the building

Reykjavik is an extremely nice city full of culture, good restaurants and sights - and close to wonderful nature. The city's populations is small (only 122.000 in the city itself, 202.000 in the metropolitan area), but as an European capital there is a lot going on within and around the city. We live in walking distance from many of Reykjavik's best known landmarks, museums and restaurants - and right by the harbor with its great view, seafood restaurant, micro-brewery, bars and cafe's. From the harbor/port area you can also take the ferry out to Viðey island, do various sightseeing tours on boat and and go whale watching. There are good walking & running paths that go from our neighborhood along Reykjavik's beautiful shoreline. One path takes you out of the city to the Grótta lighthouse (30 min walk, there is a hidden hot tub there by the sea) and another through the city (by Harpa Concert House) and so much more...

What makes this apartment unique

Privacy, private entrance for unit 1, no tiring steps to walk up after a long day out. Easy to park if you have your own car but also easy to be with out a car. So convinent to enjoy everything Reykjavik has to offer. Please join my Facebook page name: Reykjavik centre holiday rentals, where I share my favorite photos and links in Iceland. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Reykjavik-centre-holiday-rentals

Reviews

4.7
based on 13 traveler reviews

unit 1
average rating of 4.6923075 based on 13 reviews
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Affordable and Close to Everything

  • 4 of 5

Berta's apartment was in the perfect location for us to walk down the main shopping street in Reykjavik and conveniently located next to the bus station. When booking tours, the buses were able to pick us up just a couple blocks from the apartment. Our only complaint was that we were hesitant to eat food we'd stored in the refrigerator since it didn't feel very cold and the freezer was full of water. We were able to easily walk along the coast on the paved pathway to the Harpa Concert Hall as well. Overall, convenient location and I would recommend this apartment.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Rochelle thank your for your positive review. Thank you for being great and respectful guests. Great to hear you were happy with the location and the apartment in general. Thank you for your helpful tip. We will replace the fridge as it seems it's not working well anymore. Always welcome again
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5

Perfect location and great comfort

  • 5 of 5

Berta's apartment is the perfect place in Reykjavic, within steps of restaurants, a grocery store, and the city's sights. If you take day trips with the local tour agencies (Gray Line or Retkjavic Excursions), the tour buses pick you up just half a block away from the apartment. Berta was always reachable via email and mobile for any questions. Thank you, Berta!

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your stay it was a pleasure to have you as my guest. You are so positive and the perfect guest. Thank you for your friendly and kind comunications. Always welcome again.
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4

Very well located, within walking distance of downtown Reykjavik.

  • 4 of 5

This condo is nothing fancy but very clean, comfortable, and spacious enough for two. What makes it an obvious choice is it's ideal location. The owner is really nice and was extremely helpful. There is free parking in the back if you go the rent a car route. For us it encompassed all we were looking for as we like to explore both on foot and by car. Within a two hour drive you can visit geysers, glaciers, blue lagoon, and catching a boat for whale watching, puffins etc....is a 10 minutes walk.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Danielle for your stay. Thank you for a positive review I am happy to hear you enjoyed the location and what it has to offer. We take our pride in being cheap and cheerful but of course we can not offer 5 star accommodation for this price.. always welcome again.
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5

apartment in Reykjavik

  • 5 of 5

very nice place in the heart of the Reykjavik

very convenient location

good parking for the car

very good owner

clean and has everything you need for good vacation

definitely will be back

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for a great review, its always a pleasure when we learn that our guests had a good holiday. Welcome again!
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5

Good place in the middle of Reykjavik

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week in Berta´s Apartment. There was everything we needed, nice and clean. The location for the apartment is perfect and very central in the middle of Reykjavik. Five stars for Berta information level and service. I have already told other about the apartment, and i recommend the place.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your stay always a great award to know that our guests are happy. Welcome again!
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5

Clean apartment, excellent price, and fantastic location.

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a week long stay at this apartment. The location of the apartment was superb and overall it was an excellent value. The owner was responsive to all of our questions prior to the start of our trip and allowed us to check in early since no one was vacating the apartment on the day of our arrival. We hope to return to Iceland with our kids and would gladly stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Brian thank you for being the perfect guest and for your positive and fair review. It's always a pleasure to host such nice guests and learn that they had enjoyed their stay. always welcome again
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Map

Nearest Airport
42 Kilometres
Keflavik airport 40 min. away
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
many
Nearest Golf
6 Kilometres
Grotta
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Hringbraut
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
many
Nearest Ski
50 Kilometres
Blafjoll
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Nautholsvik
Car: not necessary

This cosy,clean and well maintained apartment is located on the main road in Reykjavik 'Laugavegur' but on the quieter end. Away from the noise from the night-life, still situated in the heart of Reykjavík with easy access to all the attractions of the city centre. The closest supermarket you can view from your entrance door open 24/7 Few minutes walking and you have all the main restaurants, a wonderful warm outdoor swimming pools with hot tubs and steam baths, the national theatre, cinemas, museums and tourist information. Easy, free parking if you want to rent a car.

Comparing price on accommodation in Reykjavik : our unit's are over 50 msq. price for one week in high season, for up to 4 people is around 910€ . Price in a 3 star hotel only few m away your pay over 1.800€ for double room.in June

Stands Out

What makes Iceland stand out as a venue is its unique natural beauty and absence of pollution. Dramatic volcano and glacier scenery-and conversely, action packed incentives are there waiting to be enjoyed by visitors. Reykjavík, the capital city is next door to nature. Iceland is only about a 3-hour flight from most European cities and 5 hours from the North American.

Other Activities: Family Park in Laugardalur is just 10 min. walk

Golf: Iceland not entirely white, it’s greener than you think.

People always say those Vikings were pulling a fast one when they called us Iceland and not Greenland but now we have even greater reason than ever to be called Green Iceland! Over 70% of our total energy consumption is from hydro- and geothermal sources and Reykjavik was the site for the world’s first commercial hydrogen refuelling station, opened in 2003.

Continually looking for the next big thing, we are extending Iceland’s green credentials from land to water, with Reykjavik whale-watching company - ‘Elding – adventure at sea’ unveiling the first commercial vessel to trial the use of hydrogen in April. Shame it isn’t helium, we could have had some macho sailors with high- pitched voices.

Ski: Hiking n Iceland

The Hengill/Nesjavellir area in South Iceland is an outdoor sports paradise, with a variety of 160 km of marked and challenging hiking and biking trails in a region of high-temperature geothermal areas, hot springs, volcanic craters, lava fields, rivers and lakes. Besides hiking and mountain biking, you can also go fishing on Lake Þingvallavatn (Iceland's largest lake), visit Þingvellir National Park, tour the Hengill geothermal power plant and go horseback riding

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Rates & Availability

Holt 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
 
summer season
Jun 1 2016 - Sep 14 2016
5 night minimum stay
$135
 
 
Northern light season
Sep 15 2016 - Apr 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
$135
 
 
spring season
May 1 2017 - May 31 2017
6 night minimum stay
$135
 
 
summer season
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 10 2017
5 night minimum stay
$153
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$124
$1,798
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $225
cleaning, towels,bedding $67

Note: minimum rental 7 nights. To confirm your booking we ask you to pay 30% by Paypal and the rest 4 weeks before your arrival + security deposit of 200 € which are returned to you not later than one week after your departure, minus any possible damage.

Note : cost of cleaning in the end of your stay and cost of linen + towels is 70€ for 2 pers and 90 € for 3- 4 pers.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Holt Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (detached)
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 55 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
  • Unit 1 offers a bath tub with a shower. Unit 2 offers only a shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 child bed , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • a child's cot available on request. a pull out sofa in the living area
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Walkway to Water
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Ground floor(one step up) entrance from Laugavegur. This lovely one bedroom flat is situated right in the centre of Reykjavík by Hlemmur bus central. Warm and welcoming, the flat is fully fitted to accommodate 2 to 4 people. Plenty of free parking behind the house. We have two units in the same buidling, similar size and decoration. Unit 1 has a bath tub/shower. Unit 2 has only shower. The area around has many interesting sights within walking distance, for example: Laugavegur, shopping street; Hallgrimskirkja, Iceland's tallest church; Kjarvalsstadir, museum/gallery; Asmundarsafn, sculpture museum; Laugardalur, valley; a seaside walking path; and many more... Within 2 minutes walking distance you will also find a lovely cafe, a delicious pizzeria, a supermarkets nearby and a free car parking is behind the house.

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