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Hlemmur Square

Laugavegur 105, Reykjavik, Iceland, Distance from city centre: 1.9km

Rating: 85% from 25 reviews

  • 84%Atmosphere
  • 89%Staff
  • 87%Security
  • 79%Cleanliness
  • 93%Location
  • 82%Value for money
  • 82%Facilities

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  • All was ok, Spacious rooms, kind room mates. Staff really helpful (for e.g. printing).
  • 91%
  • 21 Aug 2015 imre Hungary
  • The hotel was really nice, location was great and the staff was pretty helpful
  • 86%
  • 31 Jul 2015 Viola
  • I've done a bit of backpacking through Europe and North America and my opinion of Hlummer Square hostel is than it is nothing short of a 5 hotel experience. The staff were fantastic open to every question I had and very knowledgable of all the tours, pubs and music going on. The room was clean and open, plenty of space to get a group together or have your own space if you preferred. Walking distance of everything worth walking to and an all round great time. Also unlimited hot water showers.
  • 94%
  • 24 Jul 2015 Conor Ireland
  • Good location, wifi kept dropping out, bathrooms could be a little cleaner, but rooms are big and have nice furniture in them
  • 80%
  • 05 Jul 2015 Rebecca Australia
  • This place was great! And I would definitely stay here again. The staff were very helpful and accommodating. If you want to take the shuttle just make sure to book as soon as you know which time you want, cause it does fill up. The public transit is an option to.
  • 97%
  • 28 Jun 2015 Anonymous Canada
  • It was nice that they had lockers under the bed available for personal items to be kept. There's a hardware shop down the street if you need to go buy a lock.
  • 89%
  • 10 Jun 2015 Anonymous
  • Generally it is a fair place to stay, with convenient location. You can walk one street to get to the town centre. However, it is not convenient enough for girls who lives on the third floor bacause you have to go to the other side of the building in order to go to the toilet. The staffs are nice but the rooms are not clean enough. I suggest there should be some small tables or hooks on the wall in the toilets in order to let people to have space to put clothes.
  • 66%
  • 02 Jun 2015 Anonymous Hong Kong
  • There seemed to be too many doors which isolated hostelers from each other. A larger common area with arranged activities to bring people together!
  • 80%
  • 23 Apr 2015 Anonymous Canada
  • One of the best Hostels I ever stayed in. The reception and dining area look like in a nice hotel. The rooms are very big and with a lot of space between the beds. My room even had a good view on some mountains. Every morning you had the opportunity to book a wonderful breakfast for 1400 isk. If you wanted to book a tour you only had to go to the reception and they would arrange it for you. Only thing to complain about is that the bathrooms weren't always that clean.
  • 94%
  • 19 Mar 2015 Mara Charlott Germany
  • I've stayed at a good amount of hostels and there are two main kinds: (1) hotels that you share with strangers, and (2) refuge camps. This place felt like a warehouse. I got absolutely no sleep at this place due to noise and felt like the facilities were human storage rather than a place for people to stay. The facilities were so bad I left a day early and checked into a cheap hotel down the street. I only imagine this place being acceptable if you are incredibly drunk.
  • 37%
  • 18 Mar 2015 Anonymous USA
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