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Reykjavik Downtown Hostel

Vesturgata 17, Reykjavik, Iceland, Distance from city centre: 0.3km

Rating: 92% from 23 reviews

  • 90%Atmosphere
  • 92%Staff
  • 93%Security
  • 94%Cleanliness
  • 93%Location
  • 90%Value for money
  • 91%Facilities

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  • Absolutely fantastic place. The staff was SO friendly, it was almost weird. It was my first time hostel-ing and everyone I met there (ie, the other guests) told me that it was an excellent choice for a first experience, that I got pretty lucky and should hold Reykjavik Downtown Hostel as the standard to which others should be judged. Just absolutely wonderful, my stay here really ended my trip (vacation) on a high note.
  • 100%
  • 23 Nov 2015 Kate USA
  • We had a private double room with private bath for one night. Everything was clean, efficient and wonderful! The breakfast was a tad pricey (though probably cheaper than going out) but it was very good and filling. We would totally stay there again!
  • 100%
  • 10 Nov 2015 Jennifer USA
  • I can't say enough good things about Downtown Hostel. My bags were lost and the staff was amazing, calling every single day for me to the airport. Hostel was comfortable and clean. Everyone even staying there was fantastic. Literally the best hostel I've stayed at. I highly recommend it!
  • 100%
  • 30 Oct 2015 Lane USA
  • We arrived early in the morning so reserved the room for the previous night. When we arrived everyone was pleasant and very helpful. The location was perfect for walking in the old downtown, shopping, restaurants and day-trips. The breakfast was just enough and a good variety. The room was very clean and the shower was perfect. Everyone on the staff as helpful especially the young man and the girl from Germany.
  • 97%
  • 03 Oct 2015 Peter USA
  • Clean, pleasant, environmentally friendly. Great location.
  • 97%
  • 26 Aug 2015 David USA
  • Fantastic location, amazing staff, and true Icelandic hospitality. What more can you ask for?
  • 100%
  • 06 Aug 2015 Anonymous Sweden
  • Great place to stay; very friendly staff, and close to the main strip and the waterfront! Very well kept facilities, although the multi-building process did make it confusing/inconvenient at times. Overall, well worth the stay!
  • 91%
  • 18 Jul 2015 Todd Canada
  • great kitchen and location. would recommend to someone looking for a relaxing hostel with a mature vibe.
  • 86%
  • 11 Jul 2015 Clare Australia
  • Great staff. Wonderful location.
  • 83%
  • 16 Jun 2015 Anonymous USA
  • The staff at the hostel was extremely helpful to me in all my needs and questions that I had. I have stayed at the hostel several times and I always had a great experience. The location can't be any better for the price. It was also so clean you can eat off the floor. The room was a very good size for the amount of people in the room. The only thing a cannot comment on is the ktchen facilities as I did not use it nor did I see it. WILL DEFINATELY WILL STAY HERE AGAIN.
  • 100%
  • 13 May 2015 Norman USA
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