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Luxurious Villa Includes Free Car

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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Reykjavik, Capital Region
A great house located in quiet residential neighboorhood in the city center. A 2014 Citroen C3 is included in the rent, guests can use it to take trips to the country such as the Golden Circle, Northern Lights trip. It can also be used for zipping around town, the car eco friendly and therefore has free parking. Vakta is a small Villa in a small neighbourhood of one of the smallest capital cities in the world. It is filled with Icelandic design and Icelandic history and it is an incomparable opportunity to get to know a side of Reykjavík usually kept secret by its inhabitants. Vakta spans two centuries and is full of history. It was brought back to life from an unremarkable storage room to its former beauty, using original materials and building techniques. Its owners have designed it to reflect the essence of living in Iceland. Vakta... Read more
Listing #HL503297
About the Owner
Margret G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:92%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2014
Interaction with guests
The owner will personally meet the guests upon arrival and give them all information needed. If there is a late check in the keys will be left at a secret spot;-)
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Reviewed May 27, 2018

Hi to any potential guests. I’m currently staying in this house and I would be happy to answer any questions you may have. So far it’s been great and is the sweetest place I’ve ever stayed!

Date of stay: May 2018
1  Thank McMillanFamilynyc
Reviewed March 9, 2018

The Vakta House is a must-stay. It even blew away my Icelandic friends. It's location is impeccable (both positioning you in the convenience of being downtown, but not close enough to hear the late-night revelry). From arriving at the historic property, you may underestimate it's...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank ATerrill13
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Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

We truly loved our first visit to Iceland and Vakta House and Margret were a big part of our experience. It is ideally situated close to downtown, easy walking distance to shopping, restaurants, harbour and more. Margret was a pleasure to deal with and was...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank tammykitchener2017
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Unknown type bathrooms (1)
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
The house is not suitable for children under five years old.
    1 Unknown type
    1 Sofa
    1 King
    1 Twin
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About the neighborhood
The house is a block from city center Reykjavik, so it is easy walking distance to shops, restaurants, museums
and meeting locations for tour pick ups but at the same time the street where the house is is quiet and calm.
The neighborhood also offers some great bicycle and walking paths along the harbor and the beautiful coastline where you can watch the sunset and the Northern Lights.
As far as location in Reykjavik we believe you would be hard pressed to find a better location.
How to get there
The cheapest way from the Keflavík airport to Vakta is the Flybus. - Iceland Excursions/Flybus have buses from Keflavik Airport to Reykjavik Centrum Hotel at Adalstræti 16. It´s there where you get off the bus. Walk up Grjotagata and turn right on Gardastraeti. Vakta is the second house from the corner. See the map: https://goo.gl/maps/4R7Sj

The buses are always available in front of the airport building. You can also buy and book your transfer in advance. See the link: https://www.re.is/flybus/ One way ticket cost around 20 EUR per person. If you by return ticket as well, both ways will cost you 28 EUR.
Be aware, you have to change buses at the Bus station www.bsi.is and from there you get the bus to Reykjavik Centrum Hotel. You can also walk from the Bus station to Vakta. It will ta...
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