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Reykjavik Downtown HI Hostel

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  • Excellent62%
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  • Average3%
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“guest kitchen”(14 reviews)
“bed dorm”(22 reviews)
“great location”(61 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
1 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Don't expect high end luxury. But if you are after a spotlessly clean and friendly place, in a great location, this would be a perfect choice. Pros: location, cleanliness, kettle and fridge right by our room, kitchen facilities(though we didn't use these), room size, great...More

Thank traveladdict4287
Response from Thomas B, Front Office Manager at Reykjavik Downtown HI HostelResponded 28 February 2018

Thanks for your honest and positive review. Hope more travels for you, as indeed, it's an addicting hobby! :) -Thomas, Reception Manager

Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

We stayed for one night in a private room - it was a little noisy outside as we were on level one facing the road but the rooms were clean. Staff weren’t very helpful as they seemed a little clueless and you had to strip...More

Thank ToryST
Response from Thomas B, Front Office Manager at Reykjavik Downtown HI HostelResponded 28 February 2018

Dear Tory, Thanks for your comments. We have some new members at the team, and they are still in training, so thank you for pointing out that we need to work more on that. All the best, Thomas, Reception Manager

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
Response from Thomas B, Front Office Manager at Reykjavik Downtown HI HostelResponded 28 February 2018

Hi Natalie, It's great that you enjoyed your Christmas get away in Iceland! :) -Thomas, Reception Manager

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

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Response from Thomas B, Front Office Manager at Reykjavik Downtown HI HostelResponded 28 February 2018

Thanks so much for your positive review, and hope that we can welcome you fora third time in Iceland! Best regards, Thomas, Reception Manager

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

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GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
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USD 64 - USD 250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 64 - USD 250 (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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"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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"Cant go wrong with shared accommodations."
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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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