Reykjavik Downtown Hostel
AddressVesturgata 17 ReykjavikSee nearby area
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Lonely Planet review
Squeaky clean and well run, this effortlessly charming hostel gets such excellent reviews by the backpacker crowd that it regularly lures large groups and an older legion of penny-pinchers.
Our independent authors have visited Reykjavik Downtown 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
- Common Room
- Bicycle Parking
- Ceiling Fan
- Free Internet Access
- Free WiFi
- Internet Access
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Washing machine
- Luggage Storage
Description provided by property
Offering comfortable and classy accommodation and excellent service at an affordable price, Reykjavik Downtown Hostel is one of the most highly recommended HI Hostels in the world.
The Hostel boasts spacious 4 and 10 bed dorms, all with lockers included, family rooms that accommodate up to 5 persons, and double rooms with shared or private facilities.
It is nestled a stones throw from the lively harbor area, in the heart of downtown Reykjavik, yet in a quiet residential street.
Most of Reykjavik's attractions are only minutes away, including Harpa concert hall and Hallgrimskirkja church. Reykjavik Downtown Hostel has been an Eco certified place to stay since 2010.
Facilities include free WiFi in all rooms and lounges, free computer access, book exchange, a coffee bar and a fully equipped kitchen and lounge. Our mostly organic breakfast buffet is a good start to the day. Free movie nights and music events are hosted in the lobby on a regular basis.
The hostel team is happy to give local advice on services and attractions and arrange your tours for free, including the Golden Circle, the Blue Lagoon, horseback riding, whale watching and all kinds of adventure tours. We also arrange car rentals with free pick up, bike rental and all local transport. Great specials and package deals available. We look forward to welcoming you.
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. Free luggage storage on arrival and departure. Long-term storage available.
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