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Mark Wiles

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english

The Red House Holiday Flat Lower WIFI!

17 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Reykjavik Apartment Rental Photos and Description

70 square meters, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Sleeps 6

Rates reduced!

Also, June, July August only: 10% off for 7 or more nights.

One half block from the Hallgrims Cathedral

In the absolute heart of Reykjavik! Walk to shops, coffee houses, pubs, clubs and all that Cosmopolitan Reykjavik has to offer.

Apartment has been tastefully renovated with new kitchen, bath, furniture, beds and beddings.

High quality Twin beds can be converted to King size!

Washer and dryer, dishwasher, soaps, shampoo, etc. all included.

Bright and sunny... Check our low rates.

We are licensed and comply with Icelandic law and codes.

Please see The Red House Holiday Flat Upper (ID # 329618) if your dates are not available for the Lower. You can be sure this is by far the best value for your money.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Mark Wiles (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english

About Mark Wiles

I am American who married a wonderful Icelandic girl and raised our children in Iceland. We kept these apartments to have a home in Iceland when we return for visits.

Why Mark Wiles chose Reykjavik

We waited for the right property to come up for sale, having already decided we wanted to be on Skólavörðustígur. It was always our favorite street in Reykjavik.

What makes this apartment unique

The feeling that we are part of a great city when we are home!

Reviews

4.9
based on 17 traveler reviews

The Red House Holiday Flat Lower WIFI!
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 17 reviews
5

Beautiful Apartment

  • 5 of 5

What a welcome we had! We arrived late at the apartment. All the lights were on and it was lovely and warm which immediately lifted our spirits after a tiring journey. This apartment was spacious, clean and had everything you could possibly need on your holiday. It was always warm as the heating took care of itself and beds were comfortable. It has a washer/ dryer which was great for when caught out in snow! It also had shower gels, shampoo, washing up liquid etc so you did not have to spend on such things and use very little and have to leave behind because you are traveling only with hand luggage! Iceland is very expensive so this was a big big plus! There was also coffee and coffee maker which we enjoyed very much every morning. Check out the kitchen cupboards before you go to the supermarket across the road. Tour pick up were easy. Directly opposite or up the road at the nearest hotel. Location was EXCELLENT ! We walked everywhere with the harbour being the furthest and only 10 mins away. Lots of shops and restaurants around.

My family of 4 adults will be staying here again next time we are in Iceland.

I never write reviews but It is the first time I have come across a perfect apartment where the owner has thought of everything!

Thank you Mark.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful stay in Reykjavik!

  • 5 of 5

This apartment was very clean and spacious - just perfect for our family of 4. The furniture was comfortable and the washer and dryer were definitely a plus. It was very convenient to a local grocery store and a hotel for tour pick-ups. It was very near the tourist shopping part of town which made walking around easy. I would highly recommend this apartment to anyone lucky enough to visit Reykjavik.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great value for our family visit

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable beds and kitchen that was easy to prepare meals in and serve on large dining table. Appreciated the high chair, bib and dishes for our two year old. Used both the washer and dryer. The extra electrical converters helped us to keep all of our devices charged. Clean and comfy.

Location of this first floor apartment was ideal. Downtown Reykjavik was a ten minute walk and a small grocery store only steps away. Gray Line bus drop off and pickup at nearby hotel was a breeze.

Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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5

Perfect Home Base for our Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

As soon as we stepped into the foyer we knew we made a perfect choice for our home base in Iceland! This beautiful, clean and comfortable apartment set a positive tone for our trip. The fully equipped kitchen allowed us to eat in a few times and the washer and dryer were especially helpful after a four day stop in Boston before arriving in Reykjavik. The location was ideal for shopping and sightseeing: the street in front has many shops and restaurants and also leads directly to the Hallgrimskirkja church. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Just about perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We arrived for a 2 night short stay in Reykjavik. Was shocked by how large this place is - most properties I've rented have been much smaller than they appear in the photo. Not the case here at all, it's even better than the photos! There was everything we needed, we only ate breakfast in, but it did appear it had everything you would need to cook a meal. Location was perfect, just down the street from the church, which is a great landmark to find your way back to when wandering around the city. Main shopping street and tons of restaurants all around. We went to the SakeBarin restaurant a few blocks down the street and it was fabulous, next night checked out the Public House Gastropub that had inventive creative tapas. Highly recommend.

We occasionally heard footsteps from the apartment above, but it certainly was no bother. Only extremely minor negatives were that the towels were a little rough, almost like they were line-dried, but didn't soften up; also the shades did let in a bit of light in the front bedroom, it didn't keep me up, but a sensitive person may wish to bring and eye mask during the summer months, again very minor.

Mark was extremely fast and professional in responding to emails.

Next time I'm in Reykjavik I will definitely be staying here again. I can't recommend this apartment enough. My friend and I both said we'd love to have an apartment like it.

One little hint: might want to check the fridge before buying any coffee, we brought a bag with us from our previous night's stay, and there were 2 in the fridge, we left the rest of ours there, too. And, there are coffee filters.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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5

Excellent!

  • 5 of 5

Bright, clean and excellent location. Would stay here again!

  • Submitted: May 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
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Rates & Availability

Reykjavik Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter
Jan 2 2016 - Apr 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
$135
 
 
May
May 1 2016 - May 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
$155
 
 
Summer 2016
Jun 1 2016 - Aug 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
$205
 
 
September 2016
Sep 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
$165
 
 
Autumn
Oct 1 2016 - Dec 19 2016
2 night minimum stay
$119
 
 
Holiday
Dec 20 2016 - Jan 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
$175
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$119
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 11.0%

Occupancy limited to six persons.
Rates are for up to six persons.
Occupancy limited to six persons.
Check-in 2:00PM; Check-out 11:00AM.
Damage deposit of US$100 required at reservation confirmation.
Will be refunded within 7 days of departure from the flat.
20 percent of rental payment due upon firm booking is non refundable, but may be applied to future stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Reykjavik Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 70 m²
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Alarm System
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Clothes Washer and Dryer in bathroom. Towel dryer.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Pull out sofabed
  • Telephone available for local calls. Crib available upon request.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Patio
  • 3 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Notes:
Apartment is less than a 10 minute walk from BSI, the bus terminal with trips directly to and from Keflavik Airport as well as to an abundance of sightseeing tours throughout Iceland.

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