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Reykjavik Downtown HI Hostel

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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“guest kitchen”(13 reviews)
“bed dorm”(22 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
1 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed with a friend for 5 nights, while the rest of our group stayed further out of the town as this Hostel was booked out. Excellent location, easy walk to everything. 4bed dorm with ensuite. Our bunks were next to the bathroom so anytime...More

Thank Marian T
Response from Thomas B, Front Office Manager at Reykjavik Downtown HI HostelResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for your valuable comments, Marian. We will review every point, and try to improve our service in the coming months. All the best, Thomas, Reception Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quiet. Nice breakfast room looking out on the street. Short walk to shops, and to Bus Stop #1 for Airport Direct (Tourist Info Center).Helpful, friendly staff. Nice guests, too. OK to arrive in the middle of the night. Free luggage storage by the front desk...More

Thank TalkAboutQuality
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Efficient check in, rooms as expected - basic and clean. Can do washing on site which is handy and walk into town. Although expensive compared to other hostels in other cities in Europe it is comparable and expected in Iceland. Would stay there again.

Thank Kookie8
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

That was my first time traveling solo and staying in a hostel. It was a all female 10 bedded room, with attached bathroom. It was okay with me. From airport, I took return ticket airport transfer with Reyjkavik Excursion. From the main bus station, choose...More

1  Thank Achik72
Response from Thomas B, Front Office Manager at Reykjavik Downtown HI HostelResponded 2 days ago

We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay, Achik! :) -Thomas, Reception Manager

Reviewed 2 July 2018

Just stayed at this hostel for one night, as our guesthouse was booked on our last night in Reykjavik. We were very pleased to find it an amenable facility where I would readily stay again in the future. It was very quiet and spotlessly clean,...More

Thank Betribal
Response from Thomas B, Front Office Manager at Reykjavik Downtown HI HostelResponded 2 days ago

And we would be extremely happy to welcome you again, Betribal! -Thomas, Reception Manager

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GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Price range
US$58 - US$262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$58 - US$262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (104)
Room & Suite (151)
Dining (15)
Amenities (15)
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swati s
29 June 2018|
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Response from Thomas B | Property representative |
Dear Swati, Our 10 bedded female dormitory has only one bathroom/shower inside the room. If you are looking for a smaller room, we recommend our 4 bedded (mix) dormitory. Please send us a message and we will take care of... More
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yeebey
10 October 2017|
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Response from Thomas B | Property representative |
Dear Yeebey, Yes, you can store your bag with us with a small fee. Please ask for more info on arrival, during check-in. Greetings, Thomas - Reception Manager
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Christine S
28 September 2017|
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Response from Thomas B | Property representative |
Hi Christine, As Saverio wrote (and thank for that), the parking in front of the hostel is free after 18:00 till 9:00 in the morning. You need to pay a small fee after 9:00. Two blocks away, there is free parking 24 / 7... More
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Room Tips
"4-person room is a good compromise for price and quiet"
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"Dependent on your budget, all rooms have their pros and cons."
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"Dont book a bed in dorms"
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"Clean, comfy, super showers, just what you need when you are traveling!"
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