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Reykjavik Downtown HI Hostel

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  • Excellent61%
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  • Average3%
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“guest kitchen”(14 reviews)
“bed dorm”(22 reviews)
“great location”(60 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
1.0 Star Hotel
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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 Kate 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

Reviewed 18 January 2017

Stayed for 4 nights in the first week of January. It was my first ever experience staying in a hostel and it was great! Room was spacious and clean. I stayed in the 4 beds dorm. There was a little bit of a mixed up,...More

1  Thank Retno A
Response from Thomas B, Front Office Manager at Reykjavik Downtown HI HostelResponded 30 January 2017

Dear Retno, Thanks for your review, and thanks for staying with us. Greetings from thw whole team of Reykjavik Downtown Hostel.

Reviewed 12 January 2017

Amazing place to stay at. Very clean and the staff are very helpful. It is not too far away from the downtown core and most places you want to visit are within walking distance. Was reasonably priced as compared to Icelandic prices. The breakfast is...More

2  Thank Ashton S
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GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
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US$49 - US$214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$49 - US$214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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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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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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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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