Gröndalshús is the charming former home of writer, illustrator and scholar Benedikt Gröndal (1826-1907). This writer’s home in the heart of the old town in Reykjavík has been renovated and opened as a cultural house and residency in 2017, run by Reykjavík City. The house is in Grjótaþorp, on the corner of Fischersund and Mjóstræti.
The ground floor houses a residency flat for visiting writers, artists, scholars and translators of Icelandic literature who want to work on their art in Reykjavik. It can be rented for a period of 2 – 8 weeks for this purpose. The fee is 42.000 ISK pr. week. If more than one person is staying you pay ISK 3.500.- extra pr. week pr. person.
The flat is fully furnished, with free wifi and is situated in the heart of the city within walking distance from all major cultural institutions, restaurants and other attractions.
Description: Bedroom with a king size bed. Living room with a double sleeper sofa.
Fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher. Dining area (which can also be used as work space). One bathroom with shower. Washing machine. Free WiFi. Bed linens and towels are included.
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