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Loft HI Hostel
2 out of 5
Bankastræti 7, Reykjavik, 101
The price is $137 per night from Feb 9 to Feb 10
$137
per night
Feb 9 - Feb 10
4.5/5 Wonderful! (371 reviews)
AMAZING !
"Ohhh man . It was an impeccably neat clean and an amazing place to stay. Right in the middle of downtown, you will be spoiled for choices for the restaurants and pubs around . Not to mention their very own bar on the 4th floor . I had booked a bed in a six dorm room with a private bath. The room ..."

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2023

Loft HI Hostel
Lækur Hostel
2 out of 5
Laugarnesvegi 74a, Reykjavik, IS-105
4.5/5 Wonderful! (40 reviews)
"The staff and other tenants were nice. I'd stay here again."

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2022

Lækur Hostel
Start Hostel
2 out of 5
Lindarbraut, Southern Peninsula, Reykjanesbær
The price is $94 per night from Feb 27 to Feb 28
$94
per night
Feb 27 - Feb 28
4.5/5 Wonderful! (267 reviews)
"Great service. Friendly and helpful staff"

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2023

Start Hostel

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Kex Hostel Reykjavík
2 out of 5
28 Skúlagata, Reykjavik, Capital Region, 101
The price is $110 per night from Mar 6 to Mar 7
$110
per night
Mar 6 - Mar 7
4.3/5 Excellent! (240 reviews)
Very pleasant stay
"A very good stay in a nice hostel perfectly located in the city centre. Highly recommended."

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2023

Kex Hostel Reykjavík
Guesthouse Pávi
2.5 out of 5
Brautarholti 4, Reykjavik, 105
The price is $89 per night from Feb 14 to Feb 15
$89
per night
Feb 14 - Feb 15
2.8/5 (289 reviews)
"Great property that is well managed, kept clean and secure. Area around has some active construction and noise, but not the fault of the property owner."

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2022

Guesthouse Pávi
Bus Hostel Reykjavik
2 out of 5
Skogarhlid 10, Reykjavik, IS-105
The price is $109 per night from Feb 9 to Feb 10
$109
per night
Feb 9 - Feb 10
3.9/5 Very Good! (219 reviews)
Good for emergencies
"Rooms and bathrooms where not clean. Beds were just ok. I will not stay here again. The staff was very friendly though"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2022

Bus Hostel Reykjavik
Refurinn Reykjavik Guesthouse
2 out of 5
26 Ægisgata, Reykjavik, 101
The price is $111 per night from Mar 6 to Mar 7
$111
per night
Mar 6 - Mar 7
4.2/5 Excellent! (22 reviews)
"Very peaceful stay and not too far from the town center."

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2022

Refurinn Reykjavik Guesthouse
Student Hostel
2 out of 5
Hringbraut 29, Reykjavik, IS-101
3.9/5 Good! (202 reviews)
"Very friendly staff, clean bedrooms, quiet at night, 10minutes from city, excursion pick up point 8minute walk."

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2022

Student Hostel
Dalur - HI Hostel
2 out of 5
Sundlaugavegur 34, Reykjavik, IS-105
The price is $79 per night from Feb 12 to Feb 13
$79
per night
Feb 12 - Feb 13
4.1/5 Very Good! (47 reviews)
"While not right downtown, the bus stop was very close and very convenient for getting everywhere."

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2022

Dalur - HI Hostel
B14 Hostel
3 out of 5
Fákafen 11, Reykjavik, 0108
4.1/5 Very Good! (38 reviews)
"I was a little bit disappointing I was left outside without a key or a code to get in, but after one night here I extended my stay three more nights because it's so clean and so immaculate but it's actually nicer than some hotels I've stayed at. I had a 12 bunk room and I only had to share it with ..."

Reviewed on May 22, 2022

B14 Hostel
Baron's Hostel and Guesthouse
2 out of 5
47 Barónsstígur, Reykjavik, 101
Baron's Hostel and Guesthouse
Reykjavik Hostel Village
2 out of 5
Flokagata, 1, Reykjavik, Capital Region, 105
3.6/5 Good! (676 reviews)
Okay
"Very basic facilities, shared bathroom, but really comfy bed!"

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2020

Reykjavik Hostel Village
Hostel B47
2 out of 5
Baronsstigur 47, Reykjavik, 101
The price is $126 per night from Feb 9 to Feb 10
$126
per night
Feb 9 - Feb 10
4.4/5 Excellent! (53 reviews)
Great value
"It was clean and exactly as described. Close to all the New Year’s Eve activities (5 minute walk)"

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2023

Hostel B47
Sport Hostel Reykjavík
2 out of 5
Álfheimar 74, Reykjavik, 104
2.8/5 (6 reviews)
Don’t know if I would come back...
"Upon booking, I received email confirmations including the check in process which was very straight forward and welcoming. When we arrived we attempted to follow the instructions (one being using the key to enter the main building). However the key was not there, the door was unlocked, and when we ..."

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2019

Sport Hostel Reykjavík
101 Hostel
1.5 out of 5
Laugavegur 58b, Reykjavik, 0101
4.1/5 Very Good! (17 reviews)
Comfy and cozy
"Comfortable place close to bars and shopping. Easy check in (just called and got the code for the door)."

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2018

101 Hostel
Domus Guesthouse - Hostel
2 out of 5
Veghusastígur 7, Reykjavik, 101
4.8/5 Exceptional! (4 reviews)
nice place
"Great location, only problem there is no 24reception, so if you are arriving late, you have to check in at the hotel in front."

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2013

Domus Guesthouse - Hostel
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Reykjavik Residence Hotel
4 out of 5
Hverfisgata 60, Reykjavik, 101
4.8/5 Exceptional! (2,223 reviews)
"The room exceeded my expectations! Everything from the cleanliness, to the soundproof rooms, check in process, all aspects of this hotel was wonderful! Will definitely stay here again!"

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2023

Reykjavik Residence Hotel
Rey Apartments
3 out of 5
Grettisgata 2a, Front Door At Klapparstígur, Reykjavik, 101
4.6/5 Wonderful! (756 reviews)
Last minute stay.
"We were exploring the island and booked rooms as we went. Ray apartment was one of them reasonable, great location, good service, clean room. Only thing was that there was no parking as promised in descriptions. We would definitely recommend for short stay overnights. Thank you!"

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2023

Rey Apartments
Black Pearl Luxury Apartments
4.5 out of 5
Tryggvagata 18A, 102, Reykjavik, 101
4.9/5 Exceptional! (318 reviews)
Iceland at its best
"I had 2 accommodations for our stay and both parties were thrilled with the apartments. They were spacious with amazing beds. The toiletries provided went above the norm and we really appreciated the bathrobes. The staff couldn’t have been any nicer and helped with confirmation of excursions and ..."

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2023

Black Pearl Luxury Apartments
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Reykjavik Hostels information

Number of reviews
2491
Accommodation
16 Hostels
Lowest Price
$79
Highest Price
$258

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Reykjavik?
By staying at a hostel you can spend less on lodging and set aside more of your trip funds for sightseeing during your trip. You can check out the museums and other cultural highlights in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dorm-style accommodations all have shared rooms (though many have private options too), low prices, and a social setting.
What are the best hostels in Reykjavik?
Ready to book a hostel in town? These options get the highest reviews from our travelers and could be a good place to start: Loft HI Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Reykjavik Harbour. Property features include free WiFi, a bar, and a rooftop terrace. Rooms come with showers. Kex Hostel Reykjavík - Located within a 20-minute walk of Reykjavik Harbour. Property features include free WiFi, a restaurant, and a bar. You’ll find hair dryers and bed sheets in all rooms. Lækur Hostel - Property features include free WiFi, free parking, and a restaurant. You’ll find showers in all rooms. Guesthouse Pávi - You can take advantage of free WiFi at this property. You’ll find towels, showers, and bed sheets in all rooms. Bus Hostel Reykjavik - You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as a bar. You’ll find towels, showers, and bed sheets in all rooms.
How many hostels can I expect to find in Reykjavik?
If you’re in the market for a low-cost place to stay in Reykjavik, one of Expedia’s 15 hostels might be a great choice.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Reykjavik?
The weather is important when you’re experiencing new places, so here’s a little information about the seasons: The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 50°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 33°F. The snowiest months in Reykjavik are February, March, December, and January, with each month seeing an average of 12 inches of snowfall.
What is there to see and do in Reykjavik?
Overall, Reykjavik is known for its local tours, museums, and cafes. Major attractions include Reykjavik Harbour. Get out into nature with places like Reykjavik Pond, Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach, and Oskjuhlid Hill. Cultural attractions include Harpa, National Museum of Iceland, and Iceland Phallological Museum.
What's the best way to get to and around Reykjavik while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in Reykjavik in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can fly into the closest airport, which is Reykjavik–Keflavik Intl. Airport (KEF), located 23.2 mi (37.3 km) from the city center. Another option is Reykjavik Domestic Airport (RKV), situated 1.2 mi (2 km) away.

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