Reykjavik Backpackers

Hostel in Laugavegur & Skólavörðustígur

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Though the Bunk Bar looks attractive on the street level, the dorms at this very centrally located place are a bit rumpled. A back building holds newer doubles. Guest kitchen.

Description via Hostelworld

The Reykjavik Backpackers is a hostel and a travel hub located on the main street in Reykjavik city center! The hostels unbeatable location and vibrant atmosphere make it the perfect stop for travelers when visiting the capital of Iceland. It's a lively place offering not solely a warm bed to rest in but all the necessities for the traveler! Our services include a tourist information center with wide local knowledge of tours and activities, booking service, a car rental, a camping equipment rental and a brand new bar & a cafe (opened April 2013) to sit down and relax, an internet hotspot/free wifi, and much more. Our aim is to offer our customers the best value for money, budget accommodation supported by an outstanding customer service!

The Reykjavik Backpackers has twenty rooms with 106 beds on three floors and in a building just behind the main building. There are sixteen dorms for 4-8 persons and nine private rooms for 2 persons. All beds include a sheet, pillow and pillow case. A duvet is rented extra. Toilets and warm showers are accessible 24 hours a day, located in the center of each floor allowing guests to access the facilities easily. The building has common areas with and sofas for relaxing, reading a book or meeting new people. Kitchen facilities are available on the 4th floor for the 4th floor guests reserving beds in the dorm dormitory or in the private rooms.

Reykjavik Backpackers' bounty of common area and a big bar/lounge makes the place a perfect one to meet fellow travelers to join on your Iceland adventure. We also advice you to take local advice and head out for an outdoor adventure as Reykjavik has a lot of great activities at its doorstep, eg. hiking, glacier hiking, ice climbing, snowmobiling, river rafting, canoeing, sea kayaking, caving and even snorkeling!

Our travel hub services!
- Tourist information Center
- Tour booking service
- Car rental
- Camping Equipment rental
- BUNK Bar - Bar/Cafe/Lounge on the ground floor
- CAVA - Restaurant
- Hotspot (FREE WiFi)
- Discounts at our bar, BUNK

In our fun and lively hostel, with an unbeatable location, we make it our priority to make your stay as pleasant as possible. We happily join you in your adventures. See you in Iceland!

Features of Reykjavik Backpackers


  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour security
  • Airport transfers
  • Atm
  • Bbq
  • Breakfast not included
  • Cafe
  • Card phones
  • Common room
  • Free city maps
  • Free internet access
  • Hot showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet access
  • Key card access
  • Self-catering facilities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Linen not included
  • Security lockers
  • Meals available
  • Outdoor terrace
  • Reading light
  • Shuttle bus
  • Tours/travel desk
  • Towels for hire


  • Air conditioning

Food and drink

  • Bar
  • Restaurant


  • Free WiFi available


  • Luggage storage