Reykjavik City Hostel
AddressSundlaugavegur 34 IS-105 Reykjavik ReykjavikSee nearby area
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Lonely Planet review
Reykjavík’s original hostel is a large, ecofriendly complex that retains a fun backpacker vibe despite being 2km out of the city centre.
Our independent authors have visited Reykjavik City Hostel and selected this as one of our recommended hostels in Reykjavík.
Services & facilities
- 24 Hour Reception
- 24 Hour Security
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Airport Transfers
- Bicycle Hire
- Board games
- Book Exchange
- Cable TV
- Common Room
- Games Room
- Bicycle Parking
- Free Parking
- Ceiling Fan
- Free WiFi
- Internet Access
- Laundry Facilities
- Washing machine
- Luggage Storage
- Outdoor Swimming Pool
- Outdoor Terrace
- Wheelchair Accessible
Description provided by property
Reykjavik City Hostel is right in the heart of Laugardalur Park, next door to the national sport stadiums and Laugar; Iceland's biggest Pool & Spa. It offers comfortable budget accommodation and excellent facilities, both indoors and outdoors. It is within 30 minute walking distance from the city center, along the scenic Reykjavik coastline, or 10 minutes by bike or bus. It has been an Swan Eco Certified place to stay since 2004.
Facilities include free WIFI in your room and all lounges, coffee bar, fully equipped guest kitchens, recreational room and laundry facilities. The breakfast buffet is a good start to the day. All double rooms come with linen included. Ample lounge areas and an outdoor patio and garden. Computer access, movie nights and social events. Supermarket nearby open 24hrs.
The reception team will help you organize your visit to this exciting City; bus passes, bikes, rental cars and all recommended day tours and excursions, including Northern Light tours, The Blue Lagoon, The Golden Circle Husky and Glacier tours, hiking and biking. Guests enjoy complimentary pick-up service for most tours. Great specials and package deals available.
Please note: Prices shown are HI membership prices. Membership cards (2000isk per person - valid for 1 year all around the world) can be purchased upon arrival.
Rent of linen per stay is 1250 ISK.
Opening hours: The hostel is open 24 hours, all year around. Check in is any time after 14:00. Check out is before 10:00. Early Check In arranged if possible.
FREE luggage storage on arrival and departure. Long-term storage available.
Interesting places nearby
The five-star Laugar spa is attached to Laugardalslaug, and offers delicious ways to pamper yourself. There are six themed saunas and...
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Reykjavík Skating Hall
The Reykjavík Skating Hall throws open its doors in winter.
Near the City Hostel.
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