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Alfheimar Residence Reykjavik

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Adalsteinn Hjartarson
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2017

About Adalsteinn Hjartarson

A native of Iceland living in Switzerland, I work with Island ProTravelGmbH as the owner.

Adalsteinn Hjartarson purchased this apartment in 2008

Why Adalsteinn Hjartarson chose Reykjavik

Because it's peaceful, because it's family friendly, because it's a beautiful house, because it's not far from the city centre, because it's two minutes from the natural paradise of Laugardalur.


Heimar Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 60 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Resort
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Newly-renovated bathroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Sofa bed for 1-2 people in the living room
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • swimming


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

average rating of 4.733333 based on 15 reviews

Comfortable apartment for Reykjavik and surrounding area

  • 5 of 5

Well equipped and spacious apartment in a quiet area. Could be suitable for any time arrival as has keysafe and nearby 24 hour supermarket. The apartment access is ground floor .. we took a few minutes to find the entrance as we thought first floor meant up stairs (UK speak).

Enjoyed nearby park for walk to city and swimming pool.

Good information prior to arrival, and helpful and friendly response from on site contact when we left an item..Unfortunately we did not meet them during our stay, but thank you.

We would recommend the place.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: thanks for your great feedback! greetings alli
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A nice place to stay and worth a repeat visit

  • 4 of 5

We came to Reykjavik to run the marathon. Although not in the center of the city, the apartment was less than a 5 minute walk to the bus stop, which took us to the marathon start on the morning of the race. The apartment was nicely furnished, clean, and could sleep 5 people. The only issues were as follows: 1) We contacted the owner via e-mail with a few questions approximately 10 days before our arrival, but never received a reply. Our plane arrived early in the morning and we were unsure as to what time we could check in to the apartment. Helga, who lived in one of the apartments in the building, was very nice and allowed us to store our bags while we explored the city until the guests staying the night before had left and the apartment was cleaned. 2) The cable television did not work properly and we only had one channel most of the time. We let Helga know and she promptly attempted to solve the problem and replaced the cable box with another one which temporarily solved the problem, but we had problems getting more than one channel on the television afterwards. Perhaps it was a wiring issue and not the cable box. In any event, Helga was great and very pleasant! Overall, we were pleased, however, and would stay there again upon a return visit to Reykjavik.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi, First of all, many thanks for the good comments and 4 Stars :-) and we would be happy to be your host again. Of course as I read your comment I went to check out our conversation and of course you are right. I am sincerely sorry about me not answering your questions! Still hope you had a good stay and take good memories with you back home. All the best and have a wonderful day. Greetings Adalsteinn
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République tchèque

Overall Satisfaction

  • 5 of 5

The description on HomeAway site fully corresponds with the reality - the apartment is in easy reach of the Reykjavík centre, shopping possibilities nearby, easy street parking, very quiet place etc. Good starting point to all the nature attractions of South-West Iceland. We appreciated the key being locked in a coded box, as we arrived in the night. The apartment very clean and the equipment - excellent! (more than sufficient dishes, cookware, glasses etc.) Beds comfortable. The owner Adalsteinn Hjartarson was very helpful and fulfilled, when possible, our extraordinary wishes. We recommend it fully.

Jitka (68) and Karel (69), Czech Republic

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your great feedback, it made me really happy! Welcome back! Greetings Alli
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Bagdad, Kentucky, USA

Sure beats staying in a hotel!

  • 5 of 5

We had a few days at the end of our trip and opted to stay here rather than a hotel in the city center. The apartment was quite roomy and had everything we needed. Even though it is in a busy residential area, it was very quiet. The owners were very responsive and accommodating. I would recommend this apartment to anyone looking for a place to stay in Rek.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Dan and Cindy Thanks for the good feedback. I am happy you liked it :-). Welcome back! Greetings Alli
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Very Comfortable Stay for a family of 4

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in this apartment. Its a little further from downtown Reykjavik in a very family friendly neighborhood , we had a car so no issues getting there. The kitchen had all the utensils and cutlery needed to make your meals , including oil, condiments, sugar, coffee.. We had a lot of space to spread our things around. The parking is on the street , we always found one right outside anytime of the day. There is a nice deck just outside the front door. Very comfortable beds, The WIFI worked very well and had great signal strength. The main swimming pool is just 5 mins away and we went there everyday. There is a small mall 2 minutes away by car where we found a supermarket with super friendly staff and a great coffee - pastry shop. Would love to come back and stay again.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great welcome back anytime. Greetings Adalsteinn
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La Crosse

A nice home base

  • 3 of 5

I stayed at this flat with my husband and 2 teenagers for two days in June. The apartment is well located to take off on your Iceland adventures. We used it primarily just to sleep and have a few meals which it is well suited for (as opposed to being a vacation home one would linger in). There was a gas station and a small grocery store 3 blocks from the flat. The only drawback was getting in to the flat. We received an address prior to arriving but no insructions for which flat was ours or how to get in to it. I emailed twice for instructions a few weeks before the stay but never did receive a reply. We eventually knocked on the door of another flat and a man there kindly helped us contact the managers, who were away, and got the code for the lockbox which had the key inside it. Whew! Many, many thanks to this kind and helpful neighbor. Aside, from this communication gap, it was a good place to stay and I would recommend it - just have access instructions before you get there!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi, I am so sorry about the miscommunication on my behalf. Greetings Adalsteinn
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Rates & Availability

Heimar Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter 2017
Jan 6 2017 - May 15 2017
1 night minimum stay
Sommer 2017
May 16 2017 - Sep 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
Herbst 2017
Sep 16 2017 - Dec 20 2017
1 night minimum stay
XMas 2017
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 5 2018
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $81

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Nearest Airport
4 Kilometres
Reykjavik (Keflavik international Airport 45 km)
Car: recommended

The holiday home is in Reykjavik in a peaceful location The city centre is 30 minutes away on foot (or 5-10 minutes by bus, with a bus stop 150 m from the house). Shopping options can be reached in 200-500 m. Leisure activities and attractions nearby: • Hiking • Swimming - the Laugardalslaug swimming pool is just a 10-minute walk away • Horseback riding • Cycling • Golf • Sight-seeing • Whale watching • Deep-sea fishing • Museums • Botanical gardens • Pond • Fitness centre • Groceries • Coin laundromat • Cinema


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