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The hostel/guesthouse offers sleeping bag and made up beds accommodation in 29 rooms. The rooms are without bathrooms but they are available on all floors.

Both houses offer cooking facilities, living rooms, TVs, showers, internet access, washing facilities and a hot tub.

Please note that non-members of YHA must pay500ISK per person per night upon arrival. you can rent bed linen for 1000 ISK.

We are only 5 minutes away from the airport, charge is about 2800ISK(15 min. from the Blue Lagoon and 45 min. from Reykjavik)<

Local recreation

Viking museum ( Vikingship) is 10 minutess walking distance from us.

The area of Reykjanes has many recreational options for people of all ages.

Hiking around the area is a good way to enjoy the nature as well as finding more about Icelandic culture on many historical sites.

Here in Reykanes we have two outdoor swimming pools with warm water, the famous Blue Lagoon, excellent area at Garskagi for birdwathing, hot springs, bridge across continents, two companies that offer whale watching and sea angling. Golf course, go-kart and museums.


The three towns of Njarvk, Keflavk and Hafnir were joined together in the municipality of Reykjanesbr in the year 1994. These towns were built up around the fish industry but today has mostly been replaced by tourist related and service jobs.

Iceland is forming on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge (since volcanoes in Iceland are still active).

Landscape in the area of Reykjanes Peninsula is distinguishable by volcanic activity in the forms of mountains maid of palagonite that were formed under ice or water and many layers of lava.



  • Free Parking
  • Luggage Storage
  • Common Room

Important Information

The reception opens between 14pm and 4am in the summer ( between June and August)
The reception opens between 12am and 12 pm.(between September and May)
Please note that non members of YHA must pay 500KR extra per person per night upon arrival. The price can be changed slightly if members price changes.

500 IKR extra will be charged up arrival if not a member

Bed linen rent during staying: 1000 IKR if you need, otherwise you can use your own sleeping bag.

There are kitchens you can prepare food.
we don't serve breakfast, but we have kitchens where you can prepare your own

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This is a Trusted Review. Why?

We've already paid the hostel before our vacations, but during the check-out they said that we have to pay another price (more expensive) because we haven't got a kind of "Hostel membership card". In addition to that, during the booking we checked for a breakfast incuded in the price... then we haven't got the chance to enjoy our breakfast because they said at the reception that we have to pay it separately...

The hostel is very noisy and full of exchange students that are coming in and out all night long, shouting and screaming and laughing drunk so loud!

I DO NOT RECOMEND this hostel and, if I come back to Iceland, I WONT COME BACK to this place.


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Hotel Amenities

  • Bicycle Hire
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Luggage Storage


  • Free Parking

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