Rooms can be noisy and the quality is a little patchy, but friendly staff, a great location and an upbeat vibe more than compensate. Also a plus are the big dorm rooms with crisp linens and spacious doubles featuring king-sized beds; some even have balconies and sea views.
Hlemmur Square is set in a 1930s art deco building on Laugavegur, Reykjavík's main shopping street. Guets can choose from modern hotel and hostel rooms or aparthotel units. Free WiFi access is available. Rooms at Hlemmur Square have either shared or private bathrooms. Some rooms include a seating area, flat-screen TV and private balcony. Two communal kitchens are available to hostel guests. A bar and café are located on the ground floor. Hlemmur Bus Station is right across the street. Hallgrimskirkja Church is a 12-minute walk away. Lake Tjornin is 1.8 km from Hlemmur Square.
Although all rates are quoted in EUR, please note that charges will be made in ISK according to the exchange rate on the day that the charge is made.