Parking around Sif Apartments
Sif Apartments does not have designated parking spaces. There are two main options for parking at Sif Apartments:
Government run street parking outside the main building
Large private parking garage under the building
We recommend using the app Parka for all your parking in Iceland. More details below.
There are 4 zones for street parking in Reykjavik labeled P1, P2, P3 and P4. Each zone is marked with a sign, usually attatched to a lamp post or payment machine. P1 is the most expensive and is mostly located downtown near Laugavegur .
Right in front of Sif Apartment we have P2 which is charged on weekdays between 9.00 – 18.00 and free overnight and on Sunday. There is also a P3 zone about 3 minutes walk away, which is little cheaper (see map). You can pay either using the app or Payment machines (See below)
On this map you can see the street parking locations around Sif Apartments and the charges. Uncoloured areas represent free parking, given they are not privately owned.
The Parking Garage under Sif Apartments is used by the surrounding offices, Hotel Fosshotel and Sif Apartments. The garage can hold up to 1300 cars so you should always be able to find a parking spot.The charge on weekdays it is 320 ISK per hour from 08:00 – 18:00. Overnight the garage is mostly empty and is very affordable after 18:00 at only 80 ISK an hour and is also only 80 ISK an hour on Saturday and Sundays.
The parking system is operated with license plate recognition and it is very simple to use. When you enter the facilities there is a pay station on the right side mounted on a wall. You then pay after your stay when you leave the garage or can alternatively use the app. (See below)
How to get to Sif Apartments from the
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