Reykjavik City Hostel

Sundlaugavegur 34, IS-105 Reykjavik, Reykjavik, Iceland, Distance from city centre: 3.7km
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Rating: 85%from 4 reviews

  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 85%Staff
  • 95%Security
  • 85%Cleanliness
  • 80%Location
  • 85%Value for money
  • 85%Facilities
Reykjavik City Hostel is right in the heart of Laugardalur Park, next door to the national sport stadiums and Laugar; Iceland's biggest Pool & Spa. It offers comfortable budget accommodation and excellent facilities, both indoors and outdoors. It is within 30 minute walking distance from the city center, along the scenic Reykjavik coastline, or 10 minutes by bike or bus. It has been an Swan Eco Certified place to stay since 2004.

Facilities include free WIFI in your room and all lounges, coffee bar, fully equipped guest kitchens, recreational room and laundry facilities. The breakfast buffet is a good start to the day. Ample lounge areas and an outdoor patio and garden. Computer access, movie nights and social events. Supermarket nearby open 24hrs.

Linen + Towels are complimentary for all our double rooms. However, in our dorms you will need to bring own your sleeping bag or Linen, or you can rent from us for 1.250 ISK (paid once per stay). Towels are 400 ISK.

One of the best thermal pools of Reykjavik, Laugardalslaug is next door. Don’t forget to bring also a swimming suit + pool towel to enjoy one of the hot tubs there.

The reception team will help you organise your visit to this exciting City; bus passes, bikes, rental cars and all recommended day tours and excursions, including Northern Light tours, The Blue Lagoon, The Golden Circle Husky and Glacier tours, hiking and biking. Guests enjoy complimentary pick-up service for most tours. Great specials and package deals available.

Opening hours: The hostel is open 24 hours, all year around. Check in is any time after 14:00. Check out is before 10:00. Early Check In arranged if possible. Free luggage storage on arrival and departure. Long-term storage available.

Prices shown are HI membership prices. Membership cards (2000 isk- valid for 1year all around the world) can be purchased upon arrival. Rent of linen is 1100 isk. Use of own sleeping-bag is allowed.

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Opening hours:
The hostel is open 24 hours, all year around. Check in is any time after 14:00. Check out is before 10:00.
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour security
  • Adaptors
  • Airport transfers
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle hire
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Book exchange
  • Breakfast not included
  • Cable TV
  • Café
  • Card phones
  • Ceiling fan
  • Child Friendly
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • DVDs
  • Fax Service
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Fussball
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Not Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meeting Room
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Postal Service
  • Reading Light
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Taxes included
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 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 Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

HI Membership is not required to stay at the hostel, but holders enjoy members benefits. The 1 year membership card can be purchased in our reception for 2000 ISK.

Linen + Towels are complimentary for all our double rooms. However, in our dorms you will need to bring own your sleeping bag or Linen, or you can rent from us for 1.250 ISK (paid once per stay). Towels are 400 ISK.

Check-in is any time after 14:00. Check-out is at 10:00. The hostel is open 24 hours but if you are arriving after midnight is recommended to inform us.

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Bus: Bus no. 14 takes you to Lkjargata, (the city centre) and BSI (Bus center station) in 10 min. Leaving from in front of the Hostel every 15-30 min.

Parking: Plenty of free parking at the hostel.

Location: Located in Laugardalur Park. 3 km east of downtown close to swimming pools, spa and gym, campground, skating hall, the national football stadium, sport facilities, botanic garden and petting zoo;30 minutes walk to Laekjartorg at Lkjargata, along the seashore. Bikes for rent.

Airport: Transportation from the airport is via the Fly Bus, a service which connects with every incoming flight and delivers you to our doorstep. A return service is available as well, and can be arranged the day before your departure from the hostel reception. There will always be somebody on duty for check-in, regardless of arrival time.

Located Near

Conveniently close to Reykjavik downtown; 10 minutes by public bus or 30 min walk along the seashore.

It is located in Laugardalur Park, the city's main recreation area, next door to the national stadium and the biggest geothermal swimming pool in the country. It is conveniently close to the city centre – 10 minutes on bus nr 14 or 30 min walk along the sea.

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