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Reykjavik Downtown Hostel

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Reykjavik Downtown Hostel

Vesturgata 17

Highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • 24 Hour Check-In
  • Airport Transfers
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Common Room

Important Information

We look forward to giving you a warm welcome in the heart of Downtown Reykjavik.
Remember: You can book all the local excursions at our tour desk on arrival, including free pick up.

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

Prices shown are for Hostelling International (HI) members. One (1) year international HI membership card can be purchased at the hostel for 2000 ISK.

While purchasing a HI membership is recommended, it is not required: all non-members will be asked to pay 600/1200 ISK non-membership fee per night upon check-in.

By becoming a member of Hostelling International you will enjoy the best prices in all HI hostels around the world.

We have teamed up with some of our favorite places in Reykjavik to give special offers for members of Hostelling International. Just show your membership card to enjoy these great discounts and offers. Ask for your own 'HI Discount Club' map, upon check-in.

Duvets and pillows are always complimentary, just bring your own bed linen / sleeping bag or rent bed linen for a small fee (1100 kr) from us.

Important: Prices shown are HI membership prices.

A one year international HI membership card can be purchased at the hostel for 2000 ISK.

While purchasing a HI membership is recommended, it is not required: Non-members are required to pay a surcharge upon check-in, which is ISK 600-1200 per person per night, depending the type of room.

Please make sure you book before 6 pm if you arrive the same day you make your booking.

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From $33

Offering comfortable and classy accommodation and excellent service at an affordable price, Reykjavik Downtown Hostel is one of the most highly recommended HI Hostels in the world. It is nestled a stones throw from the lively harbor area, in the heart of downtown Reykjavik, Iceland, yet in a quiet residential street. Most of Reykjaviks attractions are only minutes away, including Harpa concert hall and conference center and Hallgrmskirkja church. Reykjavk Downtown Hostel has been an Eco certified place to stay since 2010.

Facilities include free WiFi in all rooms and lounges, free computer access, book exchange, a coffee bar and a fully equipped kitchen and lounge. 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 team is happy to give local advice on services and attractions and arrange your tours for free, including the Golden Circle, the Blue Lagoon, horseback riding, whale watching and all kinds of adventure tours. We also arrange car rentals with free pick up, bike rental and all local transport. Great specials and package deals available. We look forward to welcoming you.

Please note: Prices shown are HI membership prices. Membership cards (2000isk per person - valid for 1 year all around the world) can be purchased upon arrival. Rent of linen is 1250 ISK.

Opening hours: The hostel is open 24 hours, all year around. Check in is any time after 14:00. Early Check In can be requested. Check out is before 10:00.

FREE luggage storage on arrival and departure. Long-term storage available.

Please make sure you book before 6 pm if you arrive the same day you make your booking.

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Important Information

We look forward to giving you a warm welcome in the heart of Downtown Reykjavik.
Remember: You can book all the local excursions at our tour desk on arrival, including free pick up.

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

Prices shown are for Hostelling International (HI) members. One (1) year international HI membership card can be purchased at the hostel for 2000 ISK.

While purchasing a HI membership is recommended, it is not required: all non-members will be asked to pay 600/1200 ISK non-membership fee per night upon check-in.

By becoming a member of Hostelling International you will enjoy the best prices in all HI hostels around the world.

We have teamed up with some of our favorite places in Reykjavik to give special offers for members of Hostelling International. Just show your membership card to enjoy these great discounts and offers. Ask for your own 'HI Discount Club' map, upon check-in.

Duvets and pillows are always complimentary, just bring your own bed linen / sleeping bag or rent bed linen for a small fee (1100 kr) from us.

Important: Prices shown are HI membership prices.

A one year international HI membership card can be purchased at the hostel for 2000 ISK.

While purchasing a HI membership is recommended, it is not required: Non-members are required to pay a surcharge upon check-in, which is ISK 600-1200 per person per night, depending the type of room.

Please make sure you book before 6 pm if you arrive the same day you make your booking.

Offering comfortable and classy accommodation and excellent service at an affordable price, Reykjavik Downtown Hostel is one of the most highly recommended HI Hostels in the world. It is nestled a stones throw from the lively harbor area, in the heart of downtown Reykjavik, Iceland, yet in a quiet residential street. Most of Reykjaviks attractions are only minutes away, including Harpa concert hall and conference center and Hallgrmskirkja church. Reykjavk Downtown Hostel has been an Eco certified place to stay since 2010.

Facilities include free WiFi in all rooms and lounges, free computer access, book exchange, a coffee bar and a fully equipped kitchen and lounge. 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 team is happy to give local advice on services and attractions and arrange your tours for free, including the Golden Circle, the Blue Lagoon, horseback riding, whale watching and all kinds of adventure tours. We also arrange car rentals with free pick up, bike rental and all local transport. Great specials and package deals available. We look forward to welcoming you.

Please note: Prices shown are HI membership prices. Membership cards (2000isk per person - valid for 1 year all around the world) can be purchased upon arrival. Rent of linen is 1250 ISK.

Opening hours: The hostel is open 24 hours, all year around. Check in is any time after 14:00. Early Check In can be requested. Check out is before 10:00.

FREE luggage storage on arrival and departure. Long-term storage available.

Please make sure you book before 6 pm if you arrive the same day you make your booking.

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Excellent 91%

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Great place! The guy I met at the start and when I left was very helpful, and Rachel was also very helpful. Wish the coffee was free as I had run out of IK. I'll be back!

Overall
5
Location
5
Cleanliness
5
Value
4
Facilities
4
Service
5

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Loft Hostel is a nice place to stay. Althougt you need extra earplugs if your room is situated on the streetside.

Overall
4
Location
4
Cleanliness
5
Value
5
Facilities
4
Service
5

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

The Downtown Hostel is fantastic. The people are friendly - its ridiculously affordable at the moment, the free wifi is awesome - the coffee is excellent. The only minor irritation was no individual bed lights or power outlets next to the beds - but for such a good price and location who really cares? I walked EVERYWHERE because its all in such close proximity to the hostel.

Overall
4
Location
5
Cleanliness
4
Value
5
Facilities
4
Service
5

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Hotel Amenities

  • 24 hour reception
  • Adaptors
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Café
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hairdryers
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Not Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Parking
  • Tours/Travel Desk

general

  • 24 Hour Security
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Towels for Hire

laundry

  • Washing Machine

communications

  • Card Phones
  • Fax Service

parking

  • Bicycle Parking

entertainment

  • Board Games

inroom facilities

  • Ceiling Fan
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
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