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Inspiring Stay in One of Reykjavik‘s Oldest Historical Homes
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ENTIRE HOUSE IN REYKJAVIK

Inspiring Stay in One of Reykjavik‘s Oldest Historical Homes

4 guests
1 bedroom
3 beds
1 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 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.
Margret User Profile
“Vakta House is one of the oldest houses in Reykjavik, loaded with history, culture and charm.”
4 guests
1 bedroom
3 beds
1 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 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.
Margret User Profile
“Vakta House is one of the oldest houses in Reykjavik, loaded with history, culture and charm.”

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“Vakta House is one of the oldest houses in Reykjavik, loaded with history, culture and charm.”
Margret User Profile
“Vakta House is one of the oldest houses in Reykjavik, loaded with history, culture and charm.”

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Living room
BedroomDouble bedFloor mattressSofa bed
Full bathroom
Dining room

Tour this house

Living room
BedroomDouble bedFloor mattressSofa bed
Full bathroom
Dining room
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Accessibility

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Features include
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Flat path to front door

Location

Reykjavik, Capital Region, Iceland

Reviews

Victoria
Victoria
2 months ago
Incredible property, don’t stay anywhere else whilst in Reykjavik. Thank you for your all the special touches and letting us stay in your beautiful property!
Georgina
Georgina
a year ago
Margrets place was a lovely,cosy and incredibly warm little house RIGHT in the centre of Rekjyavik. You can walk anywhere in 10 mins. Margret was always on hand to get advise and was really helpful. It was like staying in our own little dolls…
Amy
Amy
4 years ago
Margret's cottage Vatka an absolute delight to stay in. I lived in Reykjavik and came back recently to visit, and remember this cottage as the place that all the locals loved and stopped as they passed by - it is so charming and quaint on the…
Maitland
Maitland
a month ago
It’s a truly memorable and brilliantly curated experience. We’ll never stay anywhere else in Reykjavik!
William
William
4 months ago
Let me first say that I don’t use Air BnB to save money. I will use it however if it provides a better experience than a room in an upscale hotel. And on that basis, I will attest that Vikta house fully met my expectations. This is the most…
Kelli
Kelli
9 months ago
Truly amazing cottage. Very charming and attention was paid to every detail.

Meet your host

Margret User Profile
Hi, Iʼm Margret
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…
Joined in April 2013
Languages: Dansk, English, Svenska
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
Margret User Profile
Hi, Iʼm Margret
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…
Joined in April 2013
Languages: Dansk, English, Svenska
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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