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Inspiring Stay in One of Reykjavik‘s Oldest Historical Homes

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Entire house hosted by Margret
4 guests1 bedroom3 beds1 bath
Step through a hidden doorway surrounded by etched glass, into Vakta House, a home filled with Icelandic design and history. Climb a finely crafted staircase to a loft with a sleeping nook and a fun place for kids to play. Cook in a charming kitchen with a white stone wall. An exclusive use of a car, as well as two city bicycles, are included during your stay. Vakta House gives you an incomparable opportunity to get to know a side of Reykjavik usually kept secret by its inhabitants. It is a window to a simpler time, where you can relax, enjoy and simply experience the beauty of Reykjavik.
Step through a hidden doorway surrounded by etched glass, into Vakta House, a home filled with Icelandic design and history. Climb a finely crafted staircase to a loft with a sleeping nook and a fun place for kids to play. Cook in a charming kitchen with a white stone wall. An exclusive use of a car, as well as two city bicycles, are included during your stay. Vakta House gives you an incomparable opportunity to get…
“Vakta House is one of the oldest houses in Reykjavik, loaded with history, culture and charm.”
– Margret, your host

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Amenities

Everyday

Free parking on premises
Full kitchen
Washer
Dishwasher
Wifi
TV
Bathroom essentials
Bedroom comforts
Coffee maker
Hair dryer
Iron
Room-darkening shades

Accessibility

Well-lit path to entrance
Step-free path to entrance

4.96 out of 5 stars from 25 reviews
4.96 (25 reviews)

Location

Reykjavik, Capital Region, Iceland

The house is a block from Reykjavik city center, and is easy walking distance to shops, restaurants, and museums. There are great cycling and walking paths along the harbor and beautiful coastline for watching sunsets and the Northern Lights.

Distance from Keflavík International Airport

43 mins by car without traffic

Hosted by Margret

Joined in April 2013
  • 25 Reviews
I am an Anthropologist and I am in love with old houses:-) My number one interest is to travel. I have been travelling all over the world with my family of six. My favorite destination are many, but Buthan and Myanmar are something special.
  • Languages: Dansk, English, Svenska

Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Safety & Property
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm