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Reykjavik Downtown HI Hostel

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  • Average3%
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“guest kitchen”(14 reviews)
“bed dorm”(22 reviews)
“great location”(60 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
1.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Nice hostel, clean and friendly staff. Put on little christmas events which was nice and sociable. Kitchen area was handy and clean again. Really close to center, was nice street, quiet, tiny place opposite that does lush burgers and really god big bar and cafe...More

Thank Natalie H
Reviewed 2 January 2018

This was the second time I have stayed here - the last time was during the summer of 2015. This time I was in town to see Sigur Ros at the nearby Harpa concert hall and so wanted somewhere close by. The Downtown Hostel as...More

Thank GeysirGal
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

This Hostel was the perfect location for sight seeing in Reykjavik! The rooms were clean and kept tidy and the staff were always friendly and helpful. The little coffee shop is brilliant for a low-cost way of warming up after a long day touring this...More

Thank darkk1
Reviewed 22 December 2017

First, you have to understand that lodging in Iceland is expensive. Staying at a hostel is a great way to save $$. ( $40 for a bed) for a solo budget traveler. I stayed in a 12 person dorm share one bathroom. And I was...More

Thank PattWattanasupt
Reviewed 7 December 2017

I was very happy with my stay in this hostel. This was my first hostel experience and this place this not disappoint! It is very clean, quiet, safe and walking distance to shops, restaurants and even a grocery. I would definitely recommend this place to...More

Thank gen_gualberto
Response from Thomas B, Front Office Manager at Reykjavik Downtown HI HostelResponded 20 December 2017

Dear Gen, it's the perfect Christmas present for us that we made your first hostel experience, memorable and enjoyable! Thanks for choosing us, Thomas - Reception Manager

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GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
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USD 49 - USD 214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
USD 49 - USD 214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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yeebey
11 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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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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Miranda A
29 March 2017|
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Dear Miranda, Yes, each bed has one and we are also selling converters if you are not using a EU device. See you at our hostel. Greetings, Thomas - Reception Manager
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"Bring a padlock (although everyone was very friendly and we didn't lock up our stuff at all) and shower..."
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"Could use another public bathroom on each floor. Some one monopolized the bathroom for more than a half hour..."
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"It would have been easier to have the bathrooms separate from the room down the hall. Don't have mixed..."
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"My family and I stayed in room 11 with six others people. We only stayed for six hours before catching a..."
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