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Reykjavik Downtown Hostel

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

Rating: 93% from 17 reviews

  • 95%Atmosphere
  • 92%Staff
  • 91%Security
  • 95%Cleanliness
  • 95%Location
  • 90%Value for money
  • 91%Facilities

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  • Great location close to the Old Harbour and square with restaurants/cafes/pubs. Everything is within walking distance.
  • 100%
  • 21 Aug 2016 Ashley Canada
  • Great double with private bathroom. The shower was huge with a great rainfall shower head. The room was surprisingly big and had a desk. The kitchen was great for storing food the night before we had to pack meals for a day tour. The staff was super friendly, helpful, and answered all our tourist questions. The location is great- about 2 minute walk from all the restaurants and shops but just far enough away to be away from the noise. Beds are a little too hard to be comfortable.
  • 94%
  • 21 Jun 2016 Anonymous USA
  • Extremely clean. Stayed in dorm one night and private room another. Private room had a beautiful view and was definitely worth the extra money.
  • 97%
  • 19 Mar 2016 Anonymous USA
  • 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
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