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Reykjavik Downtown Hostel

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Reykjavik Downtown Hostel

Vesturgata 17

Highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Airport Transfers
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage

Important Information

We look forward to giving you a warm welcome in the heart of Downtown Reykjavik. You can book all the local excursions at our tour desk on arrival, including free pick up or send us a message at tours@hostel.is

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. There are also two thermal pools nearby us. Don’t forget to bring also a swimming suit + Pool Towel.


Free luggage storage is available on arrival and departure, as well as long term storage for a small fee. There are free lockers in all dorms but a small size (M30 or CB30 type) padlock is required. You can bring your own lock, or buy one at reception for 850 ISK.


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 at reykjavikdowntown@hostel.is

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Excellent 91%
From $34

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.

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.

It is nestled a stones throw from the lively harbor area, in the heart of downtown Reykjavik, yet in a quiet residential street.

Most of Reykjavik's attractions are only minutes away, including Harpa concert hall and Hallgrimskirkja church. Reykjavik 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.

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

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Important Information

We look forward to giving you a warm welcome in the heart of Downtown Reykjavik. You can book all the local excursions at our tour desk on arrival, including free pick up or send us a message at tours@hostel.is

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. There are also two thermal pools nearby us. Don’t forget to bring also a swimming suit + Pool Towel.


Free luggage storage is available on arrival and departure, as well as long term storage for a small fee. There are free lockers in all dorms but a small size (M30 or CB30 type) padlock is required. You can bring your own lock, or buy one at reception for 850 ISK.


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 at reykjavikdowntown@hostel.is

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.

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.

It is nestled a stones throw from the lively harbor area, in the heart of downtown Reykjavik, yet in a quiet residential street.

Most of Reykjavik's attractions are only minutes away, including Harpa concert hall and Hallgrimskirkja church. Reykjavik 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.

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

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 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
  • Map
  • Streetview
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