Laundry: washing machine & dryer plus washing powder
Catering: self-catered but have necessities to make breakfast such as bread, toppings & cereals, tea & coffee, milk etc. We bake fresh bread every morning.
Parking: free on-street parking
Garden: yes with access to BBQ
WiFi: yes, free
BSI bus terminal: 5-10 minute walk where all tours of Reykjavik Excursions start. we can help with bookings without extra cost for our guests.
Lake Tjörnin: 1 minute walk
City centre: 5 minute walk
Hallgrímskirkja church: 10 minute walk
Harpa concert hall: 15 minute walk
Harbour for whale watching excursions: 15 minute walk
Two swimming pools ca 15 minutes walk
Our home is perfectly located on a quiet and charming street in the centre of Reykjavík right by the beautiful lake Tjörnin and is only a maximum of 15 minutes walk from all of the main attractions that the city has to offer.
Our basement apartment is available to rent all year. The apartment has its own private entrance and guests are welcome to use the garden (including the BBQ).
There are two large, spacious bedrooms available for rent. Each room is equipped with a double/ twin bed, empty wardrobe and shelving and can sleep a maximum of three people. We welcome individuals, groups (maximum of ca 6) and couples. Bed linen and towels are provided. If you book both rooms you will have the apartment private, so if you need two rooms please look if the other one is free here on Flip Key or send us a message here on FlipKey.
Please notice that the price is pr room pr night, if you need the whole apartement you should book both rooms
The apartment has its own fully equipped kitchen, bathroom and living space for guests to share.
The kitchen has all the necessary cooking and cleaning appliances/utensils and is stocked with the necessities to make breakfast (such as tea/coffee,). We will supply fresh bread every morning and coffee/tea, butter, cheese, marmalade, cereals etc. and then for other meals we can advise you on the locations of the best restaurants, supermarkets where you can buy everything you need for your stay. The bathroom has a comfortable rain shower and the living area.
We also offer free Wi-Fi connection and we supply guests with the access code upon arrival.
We can advice you on tours to take during your visit to Iceland and can book tours with Reykjavik Excursions without extra cost for our guests and print out vouchers. We also have extensive knowledge of the best restaurants, bars, leisure facilities (including swimming pools and hot pots) and car/scooter rentals in the area that we would be happy to share with you.
We look forward to welcoming you into our home and helping you to have a wonderful time in our beautiful country.
Guesthouse Lena Self catering in the center Reykjavik, Iceland
Additional Location Information
Our Guesthouse Lena is located in the very center of Reykjavik within walking distance of restaurants, museum, bars and other activities. The BSI Bus terminal is located only a few minutes walk from us where the airport buses come in and leave from and where the Reykjavik Excursions tours leave from. We can help booking the their tours and print out the vouchers without extra cost for you. Even though it is in the center our street is very quiet. Our house is between the Swedish and Norwegian Embassies and the President of Iceland has his office in our street.
You can take 10-15 minutes walk up the hill up to the Hallgrimskirkja (church) and take a lift up to the tour and then you have a wonderful view of Reykjavik. You can also take a 20 minutes walk up to Perlan restaurant where there is an artificial Geyser erupting every 5 minutes ca 10 meters up in the air. You can go outside on the big balcony of Perlan and then you have a very good view of the big Reykjavik area
In our street you have free parking and near to us you can get a bus that connects you to anywhere you want to go in Reykjavik.
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