This NEW Airport hostel is perfectly placed for travellers arriving or departing Iceland by air. Located right by the airport and only 8 km by road (8 min drive) from the International Terminal at Keflavik Airport, it provides the perfect setting for first and last night on your Iceland visit.
This quality hostel is designed and built to meet the needs of the hosteller / traveller that is seeking clean, comfortable and spacious facilities with modern comforts including private bathroom and toilet facilities in every room. The option of self service is available through spacious and well equipped self-service kitchen and washing facilities. Breakfast service is provided and a „Micro Kiosk“ will open within the facility in September 2013. Our staff is devoted to assisting guest with their travel planning, providing information and further reservations if needed.
The Start hostel is designed to host individual hostellers, families and groups alike. Large family rooms meet the needs of families travelling with children and individuals can choose between room types from 2 bedded rooms to 6 bed dorms.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Reception
- 24 Hour Security
- Book Exchange
- Free Breakfast
- Child Friendly
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Telephone/Fax Facilities
- Free City Maps
- Free Parking
- Free WiFi
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Key Card Access
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- Non Smoking
- Outdoor Terrace
- Reading Light
- Taxes included
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Towels For Hire
- Vending Machines
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Children under 5 years stay free when traveling with parents/guardians. All children 5 to 12 years, half price.
Child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Made up beds are included in prices.
FREE luggage storage on arrival and departure. Long-storage available.
Cancellation policy: 48h advance notice
Late cancellation or no-show – one night charge
Payment upon arrival by cash and credit cards
The hostel is open 24 hours. Check in is any time after 14:00. Check out is before 11:00. Early Check in or late Check out can be requested.
Breakfast included - Buffet available from 3:30AM until 9:30AM
Same day bookings: please book at least 3 hours in advance.
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Driving directions from the Keflavík Airport to Start Hostel (7,5 km)
Head northwest on Arrivals toward Short Term
Parking (220 m)
Take the 1st left to stay on Arrivals (1,7 km)
Slight right onto Route 41 (18 m)
Slight right onto Reykjanesbraut (3,2 km)
Turn right onto Ásbrú 2 and
Continue on Grænásbraut (2,1 km)
Turn right onto Lindarbraut (130 m)
Turn left to stay on Lindarbraut (170 m)
The location of the hostel provides an historic atmosphere. The Start hostel is in a renovated building (renovated in 2013) originally from the time of the early years of the international airport and the military base that has now been converted to a educational, innovation and development area.