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Kex Hostel

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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

We were promised a room with a bathroom which I had booked and paid for. When we arrived we had a poorly cleaned room without a bathroom. The closest one was down a filthy hall and shared with around 40 other people, and I’m sure...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Really like the bar and chill out areas. The rooms need some improvement.. They are very old and Could do with an upgrade. Heaters in each room which is great. Lockers in rooms but you must have a lock youself or buy one from reception....More

Thank moorcooper
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Great location in central Reykjavik. Hostel itself is remarkably upscale, trendy, and well kept. Friends enjoyed the bar in the main lobby as well as the wifi. The people having sex in the bunk next to us served as a less-welcome surprise, but the front...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Everything in Iceland is expensive, we found Kex reassuringly good value. Myself and a friend rented a twin room that was perfectly comfortable. Downstairs is a cool bar and restaurant, with pricey, but quality food - it's a great place to meet locals and other...More

Thank 56Olly
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Everything in Iceland is expensive. I saw this advertised as a great place to stay and we were not disappointed. We took one of the double rooms and sharing the showers / toilets was no problem - there are plenty and they are clean. The...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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US$68 - US$280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$68 - US$280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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dhasap
1 August 2017|
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Response from bnmotion | Reviewed this property |
Double and they do organise airport pickup plus many daily tours etc
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Miranda A
29 March 2017|
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Response from chpridmore | Reviewed this property |
When i stayed there, there was one socket per double bunk bed. But there were other plugs around the room by the desk too
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wlke
10 February 2017|
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Response from Nonstop4 | Reviewed this property |
Please contact Kex Hostel directly since I do not know the rates for the hostel. I know there were rooms with private bathrooms unfortunately those were booked when we where there. The rooms had locks and also individual... More
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