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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.
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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 1100isk. 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.
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 availablePrices 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.
* The Customer Satisfaction score is based on a combination of ratings from Travellerspoint and external websites. The score of 90% for this property is based on ratings provided by 53 guests.