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Brekka - A Quality Cottage with a View

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3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
8 guests
5 nights minimum
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At lodge Brekka you sure have a warm welcome, independent of weather. You'll feel comfortable in the nice open space of the house and the big terrace around, enjoying the privacy of the site. The inviting geothermal tub is discretely placed in the bushes of the birch midst in the pure nature. The location is superb with a great view on the bay and the Atlantic Ocean below with ever changing shades of light, and the mountain Sulur in the other direction. A little creek makes the border of the property as it flows by in the gully. The lodge Brekka (means slope) is a beautiful new house, finished in 2013. It is sitting nicely in the hillside, hence the name. For 6 people you have a lot of space, additionally there is a double bed couch in the open space upstairs, ideal for kids. That way B...At lodge Brekka you sure have a warm welcome, independent of weather. You'll feel comfortable in the nice open space of the house and the big terrace around, enjoying the privacy of the site. The inviting geothermal tub is discretely placed in the bushes of the birch midst in the pure nature. The location is superb with a great view on the bay and the Atlantic Ocean below with ever changing shades of light, and the mountain Sulur in the other direction. A little creek makes the border of the property as it flows by in the gully. The lodge Brekka (means slope) is a beautiful new house, finished in 2013. It is sitting nicely in the hillside, hence the name. For 6 people you have a lot of space, additionally there is a double bed couch in the open space upstairs, ideal for kids. That way Brekka can accommodate 8 people on request. Please notice, if booked for more than 6 guests a surcharge of € 30,- pr. person, pr. night will apply. Brekka is a gorgeous place to stay, a real retreat from Reykjavik, 'fairly close but far enough'. The house is approximately 45 minutes drive from Reykjavík, only about 1,5 hours from the KEF airport. New at Brekka: glass fibre connection for Internet and TV. We also run the quality cottages 'Hamragil' by the town Akureyri up North (HL 1747494), 'Tvera' at the south coast of the Westfjords (HL 1747488) and 'Holt' south of the great sights Geysir and Gullfoss (HL 7490738). Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: HG-00013258More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Jon Baldur T
Languages spoken:German, English, French, Norwegian, Swedish
Response Rate:94%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2014
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Reviewed 6 November 2019 via mobile

I have to say that we (my friend and I) stayed at Brekka from 9/28 till 10/5. I was so glad that we chose the cabin because of its location. From the start of my booking Jon was kind and very informative. The cabin itself...More

Date of stay: October 2019
1  Thank Ronnie S
Reviewed 22 October 2019 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay at Brekka Lodge. The lodge is located in a wonderful location on a hill with a great sea view from many rooms. The lodge has a cozy atmosphere with his own hot pot. Brekka is very well equipped and you...More

Date of stay: October 2019
Thank Neleworld
Reviewed 8 September 2019 via mobile

We love brekka cottage and highly recommend to anyone wanting to visit Iceland. Had a wonderful time and can’t wait to go back!

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank Maggiebonifacio
Reviewed 28 March 2019

HIGHLY recommend to anyone interested in have the ultimate Iceland experience. The cottage is perfectly tucked away on a hillside, offering breathtaking panoramic views. The pictures do not do this place justice. The interior is cozy and helps you to feel at home quickly. The...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank Trip634300
JonBaldur, VR Owner at Brekka - A Quality Cottage with a View, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2019

Wow! Lots of thanks for all these beautiful words to Brekka, one of our houses, and to ourselves. I just hope we deserve all this! Anyhow, we're simply in this trade of tourism to give people a good service. If not, we should do something...More

Reviewed 2 March 2019 via mobile

What a wonderful spot to have a reunion with our beloved nieces and to see the Northern Lights from the geothermal hot tub. Priceless. The house was cozy and stunningly beautiful. It became the perfect home away from home. Beautifully equipped kitchen, an inspiration to...More

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank rebeccashinepdx
JonBaldur, VR Owner at Brekka - A Quality Cottage with a View, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2019

Look at that, Rebecca! Brekka brings people together! This is about the best happenings a house can bring. We're very happy having been able to host the four of you, to having been able to contribute to your happiness of a succeeded reunion. Thank you...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

There are really no works to describe the beauty of the location of this house. It was absolutely perfect for our stay in November with our friends. Jon was incredibly easy to reach both before our stay and during. The house has literally everything you...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank adecusatis10
JonBaldur, VR Owner at Brekka - A Quality Cottage with a View, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2018

Wonderful to see, we share the same feeling reg lodge Brekka. Thank you so much for this beautiful review -I'll be honoured to have you as a guest again if you return!

Reviewed 6 November 2018

The title says it all, Brekka Lodge has to be the most amazing accommodation I have stayed in, I really didn't want to go home. It was spotless throughout yet felt homely, really cosy inside even though -1C outside. The hot tub was beautifully warm...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank tyaa1
JonBaldur, VR Owner at Brekka - A Quality Cottage with a View, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

That's the way we like too see it too. Wishing you all the best -welcome back anytime!

Reviewed 14 October 2018

There's nothing like having a place to stay where the views are gorgeous from just about every area in the house. The location is fabulous, the hot tub was divine and the northern lights were dancing. The cottage is very well thought out and maintained...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Emi781
JonBaldur, VR Owner at Brekka - A Quality Cottage with a View, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

I'm happy to see our guests sharing our opinion on great views. I'm also pleased to have been able to assist you -it's a part of the program. You're welcome to visit Brekka any time again and add some days:-)

Reviewed 12 September 2018

Brekka is a very lovely, cozy, beautiful cabin with a stunning view. The cabin is very neat and well equipped with all the essentials. The location is amazing and is perfect for a relaxing vacation. The views to the fjord and ocean is so rejuvenating,...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank krishanoop
JonBaldur, VR Owner at Brekka - A Quality Cottage with a View, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Thank you very much for these words, Anoop. Actually it's my wife, Auja, who makes the detail work inside all the cottages of Nordic Lodges. That's what gives our houses quite a flair, quite of a character -her character!

Reviewed 6 September 2018

Brekka is a beautiful, comfortable, well equipped cottage set in a beautiful location with lovely views . We had a wonderful family stay here. The owners’ communication to give great directions to the cottage, instructions for using cottage amenities, and how to shop at the...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Lori T
JonBaldur, VR Owner at Brekka - A Quality Cottage with a View, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Many thanks Lori. We're just happy to hear that our effort is not in vain:-). We would be happy to see you again as our guest!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Hot Tub
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Brekka - A Quality Cottage with a View

Brekka - A Quality Cottage with a View is able to accommodate up to 8 guests. See all property details.

Brekka - A Quality Cottage with a View has one bathroom available. See all property details.

Brekka - A Quality Cottage with a View has 3 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Brekka - A Quality Cottage with a View must last at least 5 nights. See all property details.