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Apartment K
Ranked #16 of 110 Specialty Lodging in Reykjavik
Reviewed October 1, 2008

A big thank you to Kathy and Jokull (aka Joe) for their gracious help and hospitality. The unit is very new, clean and comfortable. The bed is amazing and the WIFI + built-in movies were a big bonus. Can't wait to come back soon.

  • Stayed: September 2008, traveled on business
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Reviewed October 1, 2008

Kathy and Joskul (owners) were great. Very friendly and were very helpful when my flight arrived so early from the U.S. that I didn't really have anywhere to go. They were also a great resource on what to see/do/where to eat and go out. The tips they provided in the email were invaluable. Definitely buy some alcohol at the airport. Iceland is very expensive.

We stayed in Apartment K3 the first night and Apartment K7 the last two nights of our trip. Both apartments were very clean, modern, and full of cool amenities including wireless internet, internet on the 42" LCD TV in the living room, 40+ movies to watch on the hard drive of the PC attached to the LCD TV, and an iPod speaker system. The furniture was very modern (think higher end IKEA) and the artwork was very unique and well done. You will get a kick out of the Death Star lighthing above the kitchen table and the "woman's body" chair in the living room. The egg looking stool/ottomon was a little odd. The bedding in the bedrooms was very comfortable though the pull out couch in the living room was built more for asthetics. Both apartments were located near the end the main street. You have bars, shops, and restaurants right outside your door.

Great place. Great owners. I would definitely stay there again.

  • Stayed: September 2008, traveled with friends
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Reviewed September 23, 2008

Stayed for a week at Apartment K in apartment K7.

Accomodation was excellent and great value for money. The apartment was spacious, equipped with modern technology and in a convenient location on the main street. A lot of emphasis had been put on the design of the apartment giving it a very stylish look.

Jo and Cathy, the owners, were very friendly and helpful

Although we were situated on the main street it was still very quiet even at the weekend when Reykjavik comes alive with people partying throughout the night.

  • Stayed: September 2008, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 22, 2008

Stayed at Apt K7 with our two daughters. It was very spacious and well appointed. It is right on the main shopping and club street and is a few blocks from the Bonus grocery store (which opens around noon so pick up breakfast food the night before).

I highly recommend it - we stayed at a guesthouse our first night (Sunna) and it was much smaller and didn't have the cool vibe that Apt K had. It even has a balcony for great people watching.

  • Stayed: September 2008
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Reviewed September 22, 2008

Great Location, Great Apartment, Great Recommendations for Resturants. Kathy & Husband First Class!!!!!

  • Stayed: May 2008, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 16, 2008

Apartment K is first class all the way. The Apartment we stayed at is located right on the main strip in Reykjavik. There was plenty of space, upgraded appliances, furniture, fixtures, Ipod dock, flat screens, heated floors, pretty much everything you could ask for. Plus, with the cost of food in Iceland the place saved us a ton of money because we were able to cook meals every day. The owners are great to deal with as well, and really know what they're doing when it comes to vacation rentals-

  • Stayed: September 2008, traveled with friends
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Reviewed September 11, 2008

Great apartments; ours (K7, I think) was near the city center and well-furnished with mod Ikea-oid decor. Heated bathroom floor, full kitchen, comfortable bed with big comforter, ipod docking station, flat screen TV, and cell phone (for use with prepaid calling cards). Manager was friendly and knowledgable and picked us up at the bus station. Similar in price to hotels with a lot more flexibility. Perfect for our honeymoon!

  • Stayed: September 2008, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Apartment K

Address: Thingholtsstraeti 2-4, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
Location: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #16 of 110 Specialty Lodging in Reykjavik
Price Range: $160 - $357 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Apartment K 3*
Number of rooms: 50
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Boutique hotel apartments for today's design conscious, value-orientated guest. You can't get anymore downtown than this - 10 meters from world-renowned shopping and party street Laugavegur. 3 value studio suites, 4 large 1 bedroom apartments. ... more   less 
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