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Member since: 2013
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Speaks: english, french, german

Perfectly situated close by downtown Reykjavík, sleeps 6.

9 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 8 nights


Laekir Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Perfectly situated close by downtown Reykjavík, sleeps 6.

There Are Two Bedrooms In The Apartment, and a Demetra sofa bed in the living room. Accommodation For Six People

Newly renovated apartment in central Reykjavík with 2 bedrooms 1 bathroom, sleeps for 6

Luxury apartment right beside the city center close to a variety of restaurants, bars and shops. Only steps away is the best geothermal swimming pool in Reykjavík, a mini market and a bakery. Just further away in the center there are cafés, restaurants, shopping, galleries and theaters. You are also well located to take day trips into the country.

The apartment is decorated and furnished with all the best possible things to make you feel the best in total luxury. There is also a balcony that enjoys sunshine all day long and has great views over Reykjavík. There you can sit with your coffee or a drink, have your breakfast.

The kitchen is equipped with all the best appliances and high quality equipment; Miele gas cooker and an owen, Smeg refrigerator, Siemens dish washer. There is An american coffee machine and also an Italian espresso machine for the best home made coffee.There is a beautiful wooden table and a stunning antique chandelier brought to Iceland during the war. The kitchen opens out into the balcony and into the living room. The open space layout of the apartment gives it a unique and luxurious look.

There are 2 bedrooms, and a best quality Demetra sofa bed in the living room for two people. 1 bedroom with queen size bed, and 1 bedroom with 2 single beds. There are very good quality duvets and linen. 1 bathroom with a large and powerful walk in shower. There are two hairdryer in the bathroom. There is a window in the bathroom so there is fresh air at all times.

The apartment is perfectly organized and is located on the fourth floor.

Wireless Internet and 37' flat smart screen TV and DVD.

Towels and linens are provided upon arrival.

300 meters away to a supermarkets open 24 hr called 10-11.

The apartment is in walking distance to the best swimming pool in Reykjavík, a botanic garden and the seaside. The apartment is close by all major tourist sights, cafés, restaurants, hotels, theaters, Reykjavík harbor, museums, whale watching boats, nightlife, library, parliament, the Music Hall „Harpa“ steps away from playgrounds and gift shops etc.

Transportation of all sorts is very close, as this is the central Reykjavík area. Taxis, buses or the sightseeing tours. A tourist information center is located close by.


There is free street parking outside the house, and it is easy to find parking there at all times.

The apartment has all the comforts of home combined with a great location.

Guest Access

Guests have access to the whole apartment. No amenities are shared.

Sleeps six adults and travel crib for baby and chair. Cleaning, towels and linen is provided for so all you have to do is enjoy your stay in Reykjavík.

House Rules

Please do not smoke in the apartment, animals/pets are forbidden.

Feel free to use food, spice or wine, just replace before you leave.

The airport shuttle stops close to our front door, at a nearby hotel, there is only about 7 minutes walk from there to the apartment. You can arrange for them to pick you up when you go back. Keflavík airport is within a 45 minutes drive, BSI station only 5 minutes drive.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Einarsson (Owner)
Member since: 2013
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Speaks: english, french, german


based on 9 traveler reviews

Perfectly situated close by downtown Reykjavík, sleeps 6.
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
Washington DC metro area

Wonderful apartment for exploring and enjoying Reykjavik

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is beautiful and immaculate - everything is exactly as pictured. The beds were very comfortable with high quality pillows, duvet, and linens. Kitchen was very well equipped, I cooked at least one meal every day for our family and had everything I needed. I was even able to make a pretty good meat soup after having some at Geysir! The stove and oven are topknotch, nice full sized fridge/freezer, fancy dishwasher. Very good wifi, 50+ movies in English on DVD - great selection.

There is a bakery literally at the corner for fresh bread and pastries, the 24 hour mini-mart has just about everything you'd need for quick meals and snacks - Skyr and wonderful cheese! There is also a sausage shop by the bakery, great bacon, sausages, and other cured meats. We did not rent a car and had no need - there is a bus stop right in front, bus comes every 30 mins like clockwork, so if you time it correctly you can walk out the apartment door and be downtown in the main shopping street in 15 mins. If it were warmer, you could easily walk along the water right to the Harpa or Old Harbor.

The thermal baths up the street were amazing for relaxing after a day of sightseeing/adventures in Iceland. If you get the Reykjavik city card, admission is free. There is a tourist office close by to plan adventures and get the city card. There are hotels and guesthouses nearby (10 mins walk) where you can arrange pick up for any tours you book or the Flybus. Our tour operators dropped us off in front of the apartment at the end of the day since it is close to the major road.

Our hosts were very nice and easy to get hold of for questions. We loved the apartment for it's closeness to everything we needed but far enough from downtown to be quiet and relaxing at the end of the day. It is on the 4th (top) floor of the building - stairs are carpeted and easy to walk. My husband even saw some Northern Lights from the balcony one night when he was up late.

Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet & quaint, accessible & accommodating - WOW!!

  • 5 of 5

This home away from home was exactly as described! The owners are friendly and informative. The neighborhood is quiet but in a superb location for walking or public transportation. The apartment is spacious and well worth the stairs (56 of them). Truly a hidden gem - Highly recommend!!!

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fabulous hosts!

  • 5 of 5

The property was wonderful, but more important the owners are fabulous to work with. Can't wait to return to Reyykjavik, we will stay here agian.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Great spot close to town

  • 5 of 5

Great top floor apartment close to downtown. Pool/spa and 24x7 grocery nearby. Nice views. A bit noisy on Friday/Saturday night but not too bad. 15 minute walk along the water to downtown so no car required. Was not able to check in until almost 7 PM which was a bit of a pain but overall worth the wait.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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Awesome apartment!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with our 9 month old baby girl and I have to say I was really pleased with it. The apartment is exactly as described and extremely baby friendly! A short distance from the centre of town, maybe 35minutes walk, but very handy if you have access to a car. V close to a little 24/7 shop and bakery and the city's swimming pool. We cooked a lot in the apartment and had everything we needed. Gorgeous little balcony looking out onto gardens below and the city. Will definitely return if I visit Iceland again. Owner very helpful with maps and advice on local area. The apartment and furnishings have a certain class about them. Just lovely. Stay here - you will not regret it!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Jazzy apartment

  • 5 of 5

Very pleased with apartment. I agree, the owner is very helpful and was always available with a reply to my texts. We never walked to town but it is close. Parking is plentiful.

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Laekir Apartment Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High Season
Aug 1 2016 - Aug 31 2016
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $56 per night, per additional guest
winter season
Sep 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $56 per night, per additional guest
High season
Nov 1 2016 - Nov 8 2016
1 night minimum stay
winter season
Nov 9 2016 - Dec 25 2016
1 night minimum stay
High season
Dec 26 2016 - Jan 3 2017
8 night minimum stay
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1 night minimum stay

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Laekir Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 90 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Washer, clothing dryer
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleep sofa/futon for two in the living room.
    Bedroom 1 - 2 queen , 1 child bed , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Two beds 80x200, best quality, brand new.
  • All bed rooms are with block curtains that secure darkness during night time.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

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