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Reykjavik Backpackers

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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good40%
  • Average27%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
23 Oct 2017
“The best backpacking hostel in downtown Reykjavik”
31 May 2016
“Overpriced, above a noisy bar”
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

The hostel has an amazing location right on the main street in Reykyavik and around 5-10min walk from where the airport bus drops off. The bar/restaurant downstairs is really cool but can get loud at night. I'd definitely stay here again if I ever come...More

Thank Mj184
Reviewed 19 August 2015

You can't beat the location - on the main tourist street with easy access from the bus terminal. Check in easy and smooth but it is located in the back of the main floor restaurant; we stayed for 3 nights (and did not have any...More

Thank meghan b
Reviewed 16 July 2015

This place was great, very clean and bright. On the week ends there was a little bit of noise because of the bars in the area but it was fine ones the window was closed. The service was very good. The people wire very nice...More

Thank fournieragnes
Reviewed 4 July 2015

The location of this hostel is ideal. Unfortunately nothing else was. It was dirty, loud, disorganised and staff were unhelpful. Due to system errors on their part I was moved twice, once without notice, so I came back late one night after a day out...More

3  Thank Katie B
Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

Stayed here in July with my father and sister on a dive trip. Don't get me wrong the place is clean enough, the staff are nice but the place is just run like a disaster. We booked 4 nights a month in advance. When we...More

1  Thank Markpbarry
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sophie_watson
13 April 2015|
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Response from Vilhjalmur101 |
Hi Sophie. I think you may be directing your question the wrong way. We have no family rooms. Only double rooms with shared bathroom and dormitories for either 4, 6 or 8 people.
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"Enjoy yourself"
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"2nd and 4th floors have wifi- third floor does not."
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"Rooms at the back are apparently quieter"
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"If you're on the top floor expect other guests in the kitchen and balcony until about midnight. Not..."
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