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Beautiful Town House with a garden-very short walk to center

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,109 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Bathrooms 1.5

Charming House in the Heart of Reykjavik

This wonderful house is in a quiet residential area in the old west side of Reykjavik. The house is 186 m2 and is warm and inviting. It is suitable for families or larger groups.

Fully equipped large kitchen with: dishwasher, microwave, gas stoves, blender, juicer, spices, oil etc. and a great espresso machine.

From the kitchen there is a door leading to the porch and out to the garden. The dining room is bright and spacious and seats 6-10 people.

There are 4 bedrooms:

Bedroom one: king size bed 180x200 cm

Bedroom two: queen size bed 160x200 cm and a 120x200 cm bed

Bedroom three: two 90x200 cm beds

Bedroom four ( very large room): Two single beds 90x200 cm and one queen size bed OR one single bed 90x200 cm and two queen size beds

Balcony and a Porch with a BBQ

There is a play-station 3 for the kids, toys for boys and girls and a selection of DVDs for both children and adults and a cozy atmosphere for the adults.

Two bathrooms.

The house has a laundry room with a washer and a dryer.

Free wireless internet. Linen and Towels included.

Two grocery shops are with in walking distance. Shops, coffee houses, restaurants are all in short walking distance from the apartment. The famous"hamburger joint" Búllan, is only 5 minutes a way. You are only 5-10 minuets to walk to the center or the ocean site.

♦ Dishwasher

♦ Washer and dryer

♦ Black out curtains

♦ Free Wifi

♦ Free on street parking

♦ Apple TV

♦ Linen and towels provided

Neighborhood: The Town house is located in a quiet old neighborhood, there are 3 grocery shops close by, one for budget shopping, and one that is open 24/7 and one with an excellent choice of fresh fish and meat and freshly baked bread.

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, german, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 22, 2018

About Jenny

I co own a rental agency in Iceland with my best friend Kata. I also market and distribute my fathers photos books.

Why Jenny chose Old West Side

The house has a very comfortable atmosphere a porch with a BBQ and a private garden.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Myself and 7 friends stayed at the town house for 5 days over NYE and it was perfect. The location was a 10 minute walk to all the bars, restaurants and the harbour. The house itself had everything and anything we needed, and it really felt like a home from home. Jenny was an amazing host and helped us arrange all of our excursions with no fuss and quick email replies, and often with cheaper prices than the tour companies were quoting us. Would go back and stay here again in a heartbeat. Couldn't recommend highly enough!
Jan 2016
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Old West Side House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2109 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • Bathroom with a large shower and a separate bathtub
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Single bed is 120cm wide
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , One single bed can be made into a double bed
  • There are 4 bedrooms, two bedrooms have double beds, one has a single bed that can be made into a 160 cm double bed, one has single bed, a sleeping sofa, (120 cm) and a single bed that can be made into a double 160 cm bed. Child bed is also available.
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Sand Box
  • 4 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
There are no mosquitos in Iceland : ) We provide a fully equipped kitchen with spices, oil, flower, sugar and more. The washing machine and dryer are in the washing room.


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Beautiful Town House with a garden-very short walk to center
average rating of 4.888889 based on 20 reviews

Cute Home

  • 5 of 5

This was a nice place for our group of 9 during our stopover in Iceland. The owner was very helpful and responsive to any questions that I had before our arrival. Thank you for sharing your home with us.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Red Deer, Alberta

A fantastic property close to everything.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here end of august early September 2016. There were 6 of us, all grown men and we had tons of space. The apartment was clean, friendly and well provisioned with just about everything we needed to cook gourmet meals, do laundry after a hiking trip and generally was a huge contributor to a pretty awesome first trip to Iceland.

Access was convenient and easy with a rental car from the airport and once in Reykjavik we found everything in the city within easy walking distance. 2 minutes walk from the harbour and 5 minutes from downtown.

Jenny was awesome to deal with through the rental process. Communication was prompt and straightforward and she provided tips on local shopping and restaurants as well as directions to a few hikes.

I'd rent this place again without hesitation. Everything was as advertised or better.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful warm and cozy town home in the heart of old town Reykjavik

  • 5 of 5

The home was perfect for our 5 day stay in Reykjavik. Very modern, clean and spacious home for our family of 5. Very close to groceries stores so we were able to have breakfast and meals at our leisure. Downtown area is very short walk, but the home is far enough to be quiet at night.

Perfect place to begin and end our very busy days exploring the beauty of Iceland.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Location

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful location for exploring Old Reykjavik. The house was clean and well furnished for our visit. The owner, Jenny, was most helpful, not only with questions about the home, but also with advice on restaurants and things to see. The house is actually a 1 1/2 bath. The full bath had a amazing rain shower head and heated floors thanks to geothermal energy in Iceland! Had a few problems figuring out the European-style appliances but eventually discovered how to make the dryer start. All in all a great place to stay that I would recommend to friends and family.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great, everything we expected and more.

  • 5 of 5

We were a family group of 8, coming and going at different times and this worked great with this property. There were three keys and three floors of space to spread out and either come together or have your own space. The front bedroom on top floor was awesome! The whole house was so cool and comfortable.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate you taking the time to write a review and share your experiences with other travellers and are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the house.
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Fantastic and Cozy home away from home

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in this cozy little three story apartment. It is conveniently located near the water front, several grocery store and the bakery. Our gracious hosts left directions to every point of interest and guided us to everything we needed for our stay. The house was clean and well appointed with an exceptional downstairs bathroom with heated floors. The upstairs bedrooms were very comfortable and both of my children loved their rooms. The owners kept in touch with us from the beginning and were very accommodating to our sliding schedule. They even stopped in one evening and gave us a great book on Iceland! We highly recommend staying here, you can't go wrong - we will be back.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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"The best burger joint in town! "
"The fish of the day is always great and I love the Duck salat."
The Coocoo's nest
"Taco Tuesdays are great, wonderful sandwiches and good Margaritas."
"Normal Ice cream and Vegan Ice cream they have it all and so many flavours."
"Fun cocktails and good food. Sometimes to crowded."
Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Leifur Eiriksson Keflavík
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

Reykjavik is a special city to visit. It has a great variety of excellent restaurants, fun bars, cozy coffee houses and very good shopping, either on the main street Laugavegur or at the two malls, Kringlan and Smáralind.

Reykjavik has a good variety of art galleries.

The Reykjavik nightlife is with out a doubt a great experience. Reykjavik is also famous for its amazing outdoor swimming.

The Town House is with in walking distance to 3 grocery shops, pharmacies, restaurants, you are 7 min on foot to the center.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.