Experience the comfort of a home away from home at The Backyard Apartments.

 Accommodating 2-4 guests, these apartments are ideal for couples or small families. Centrally located in Reykjavík, they are within walking distance of the Solfar Sun Voyager, Hallgrímskirkja Church, and Harpa Concert Hall & Conference Centre. Each apartment features a fully equipped kitchenette with a coffee machine, a dining area, a flat-screen TV, and a private bathroom with a shower

Good to know

Check-in after 15:00 (3 PM)

Check-out before 10:00 (10 AM)

No smoking policy

No pets allowed

No parties or events


Free Wi-Fi
Login information sent prior to arrival

Coffee machine
Electric kettle
Cleaning products

Private bathroom
Towels provided
Toilet paper
Free toiletries

Linen provided
Hangers / closet

Streaming service (like Netflix)
Flat-screen TV

City location
City view in some apartments

No free parking
Street parking available (paid)
Pickup/drop off location in 6 min walking distance

Fire extinguisher
Smoke alarms
24-hour security

Mountain and lake view in some apartments
Shared balcony

What’s nearby

Grocery store
— 3 min. walk

Sun Voyager sculpture
- 15 min. walk

Svarta Kaffið, restaurants and bars
— 3 min. walk

— 7 min. walk

Rainbow Street —
8min. walk

Public transportation - Bus Stop #9 Snorrabrau
5 min. walk


Yes, there is a kitchenette with a stove top, which also includes a coffee maker and a refrigerator.

The 4 person apartments are popular with families. They include a comfortable sofa bed. We do offer an infant bed and high chair upon request.

All of the apartments in Backyard Apartments are studio apartments, either for 2 persons (in a double bed) or 4 persons (double bed and sleeping sofa). For more detailed information, please check the apartments overview further up on this page.

No, there’s no free dedicated parking spot for the apartment. There is paid street parking around the house. It is free overnight.

Yes, you can definitely cook some great meals in the apartment. All our apartments have a kitchenette with a stove top, fridge, coffee machine, kettle and kitchen utensils.

No, smoking is strictly forbidden in all the apartments, on the hallway.

All the apartments include a shower and you’ll be provided with shampoo, conditioner and soap free of charge, as well as towels.

This is possible in some cases for a small fee. Please contact us in email and we’ll send you a payment link if this is possible.  Please note that we can only confirm on the day of arrival.