Reykjavik Downtown Hostel

Vesturgata 17, Reykjavik, Iceland, Distance from city centre: 0.3km
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Rating: 87%from 11 reviews

  • 81%Atmosphere
  • 90%Staff
  • 85%Security
  • 90%Cleanliness
  • 90%Location
  • 83%Value for money
  • 89%Facilities
Reykjavík Downtown Hostel has firmly established itself as one of the most highly recommended HI Hostels in the world, providing comfortable and classy accommodation and excellent service at an affordable price. It is nestled a stones throw from the lively harbor area, in the heart of downtown Reykjavík, within minutes from most of Reykjavík’s bars, clubs, cafes and restaurants, yet in a quiet residential street. It has been an Eco certified place to stay since 2010

The hostel facilities include free WiFi in all rooms and lounges, free computer access, book exchange, a coffee bar and a fully equipped kitchen and lounge. Free luggage storage during stay and long term storage on request. Our mostly organic breakfast buffet is a good start to the day. Free movie nights and music events are hosted in the lobby on a regular basis.

The Hostel boasts spacious 4 and 10 bed dorms, all with lockers included, family rooms that accommodate up to 5 persons, and double rooms with shared or private facilities.

The hostel team is happy to give local advice on services and attractions and arrange your tours for free; car rentals with free pick up, bike rental and all local transport. Great specials and package deals available.

Our aim is to contribute towards a style of travelling that increases people's knowledge of their environment, concern for nature and respect for the cultural values of cities and towns in all parts of the world. The Hostel is a certified Swan Eco labeled Hostel and has been awarded the HI Quality Certificate.
We look forward to welcoming you,
The Team of Reykjavik Downtown Hostel.

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.

Bed Linen are included in the advertised price. Towels are complimentary for all our double rooms. However, in our dorms you will need to bring your own towels or you can rent from us for a small fee.

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

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour security
  • Adaptors
  • Airport transfers
  • Bicycle hire
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Breakfast not included
  • Café
  • Card phones
  • Ceiling fan
  • Child Friendly
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • DVDs
  • Fax Service
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Wifi
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Parking
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Taxes included
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Washing Machine

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.

Bed Linen are included in the advertised price. Towels are complimentary for all our double rooms. However, in our dorms you will need to bring your own towels or you can rent from us for a small fee.

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

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Airport: Transportation from the airport is via the FlyBus, 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.

Bus Central Station: 10-15 min by foot along the lake.
From 'Hofudborgarstofa' - the Information Center downtown: 100m walk up the street.

Located Near

The Hostel is located in one of the city's most historically rich neighborhoods, a short stroll from the old harbor, and in the heart of the old 'village.' All of the city's major attractions are easily accessible by foot, including it's museums, galleries, shopping, restaurants, pubs and music venues.

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