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    Reykjavik Downtown HI Hostel

    Vesturgata 17, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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    Overview
    • Excellent61%
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    “guest kitchen” (13 reviews)
    “bed dorm” (22 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Free Parking
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    Reviewed 21 March 2017

    This hostel is very well located - just a block form Reykjavik center with plenty of free parking nearby. Rooms are spacious and clean with comfortable bedding. Hallways quiet. Nice recycling and book exchange facilities. Kitchen small (and a bit of a challenge to get...More

    1  Thank Diosa18
    Response from Thomas B, Front Office Manager at Reykjavik Downtown HI HostelResponded 22 March 2017

    Dear Diosa, Thank you for your review. I will make sure to include your comments at our next meeting, as all of us have a good knowledge of Reykjavik, and we should have easily answer your questions about eating somewhere. Thomas - REception Manager

    Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

    The idea was to come alone but I ended up bringing my parents with me who were really curious about the northern lights. I booked this hotel mainly due to the reviews and I don't regret at all. Streinunn was at the reception when we...More

    Thank elphaabba
    Response from Thomas B, Front Office Manager at Reykjavik Downtown HI HostelResponded 22 March 2017

    Dear elphaabba, Thank you for kind comments and I will make sure for Steinunn to see this! :) Greetings, Thomas - Reception Manager

    Reviewed 13 March 2017

    Had a great time at this hostel! Had a clean, private room and bathroom and slept so well after a few days of seeing the Northern lights and Golden Circle area. I love how close the hostel was to the delicious restaurants in town (walking...More

    Thank Karen G
    Response from Thomas B, Front Office Manager at Reykjavik Downtown HI HostelResponded 15 March 2017

    Dear Kate, Thank you for your comments! One of our favouritites restaurants is the Icelnadic Fish and Chips and is jsut aorund the corner! :) All the best, Thomas - Reception Manager

    Reviewed 29 January 2017

    Stayed at the Reykjavik Downtown Hostel in mid-January. The front desk service was exemplary and the hostel was clean, quiet and safe. The location is ideal - near the Old Harbor and shops/restaurants and Harpa. Great choice for the price. Nevertheless, it is a hostel...More

    3  Thank wlamb123
    Response from Thomas B, Front Office Manager at Reykjavik Downtown HI HostelResponded 8 February 2017

    Hi Wlamb123, Thank you that you, at least, tried Hostelling and support us, by choosing to stay with us in Reykjavik! Greetings, Thomas - Reception Manager

    Reviewed 26 January 2017

    Group of 5 travelled in Mid jan 2017- Had booked the 10 bed dorm. Room- The 10 bed dorm has decent facilities with personal lockers and a shared bathroom within the bedroom. The beds are decent and sufficient for a good night's sleep.Carry your own...More

    2  Thank AmiRamani
    Response from Thomas B, Front Office Manager at Reykjavik Downtown HI HostelResponded 30 January 2017

    Dear Ami, We glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and hope you visit one of the thermal pools in the end. Greetings, Thomas - Reception Manager

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Price range
    • US$45 - US$132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 19
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    • Reykjavik
    • Also Known As
    • Reykjavik Downtown Hotel
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    yeebey
    10 October 2017|
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    Response from Thomas B | Property representative |
    Dear Yeebey, Yes, you can store your bag with us with a small fee. Please ask for more info on arrival, during check-in. Greetings, Thomas - Reception Manager
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    Christine S
    27 September 2017|
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    Response from Thomas B | Property representative |
    Hi Christine, As Saverio wrote (and thank for that), the parking in front of the hostel is free after 18:00 till 9:00 in the morning. You need to pay a small fee after 9:00. Two blocks away, there is free parking 24 / 7... More
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    Miranda A
    29 March 2017|
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    Response from Thomas B | Property representative |
    Dear Miranda, Yes, each bed has one and we are also selling converters if you are not using a EU device. See you at our hostel. Greetings, Thomas - Reception Manager
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    "Bring a padlock (although everyone was very friendly and we didn't lock up our stuff at all) and shower..."
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    "Could use another public bathroom on each floor. Some one monopolized the bathroom for more than a half hour..."
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    "It would have been easier to have the bathrooms separate from the room down the hall. Don't have mixed..."
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    "My family and I stayed in room 11 with six others people. We only stayed for six hours before catching a..."
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