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Overview of Reykjavík City HI Hostel

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In-room safe, blackout drapes, free WiFi
In-room safe, blackout drapes, free WiFi

Reykjavík City HI Hostel

2 out of 5

4.1/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Breakfast available
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationLaugardalslaug Geothermal Pool6 min walk
    Popular LocationLaugavegur17 min walk
    Popular LocationHofdi House20 min walk
    AirportReykjavik (KEF-Keflavik Intl.)43 min drive

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Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (6 beds)

  • 161 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Twin Bed

Basic Double or Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds, Private Bathroom

  • 161 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Twin Beds

Shared Dormitory, Women only (6 beds)

  • 161 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Twin Bed

Quadruple Room, Multiple Beds, Private Bathroom

  • 172 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 4 Twin Beds

Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (4 Beds)

  • 204 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Twin Bed

Shared Dormitory, Women only (4 beds)

  • 204 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Twin Bed

About this area

Reykjavik

Located in Reykjavik's Laugardalur neighborhood, Reykjavík City HI Hostel is in the entertainment district and near a metro station. Harpa and National Museum of Iceland are cultural highlights, or if an activity is on the agenda, check out Reykjavik Harbour. Laugardalslaug Geothermal Pool and Reykjavik Park and Zoo are also worth visiting. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including hot springs and whale-watching.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Laugardalslaug Geothermal Pool - 6 min walk
  • Grasagardur Botanical Garden - 10 min walk
  • Laugardalsholl - 10 min walk
  • Laugavegur - 17 min walk
  • Hofdi House - 20 min walk

Getting around

  • Keflavik International Airport (KEF) - 43 min drive

Restaurants

  • Café Flóran — 11 min walk
  • Askur — 14 min walk
  • Culiacan — 14 min walk
  • Sushibarinn — 14 min walk
  • Fylgifiskar — 14 min walk

About this property

Reykjavík City HI Hostel

Suburban Reykjavik hostel in Laugardalur, walk to Laugardalslaug Geothermal Pool
This smoke-free hostel features a coffee shop/café, laundry facilities, and tour/ticket assistance. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, multilingual staff, a garden, and barbecue grills are onsite. All 42 rooms have free WiFi and feature kitchens with refrigerators, stovetops, and microwaves. Living rooms, dining areas, and safes are among the other amenities available to guests.
Reykjavík City HI Hostel offers 42 accommodations with safes and blackout drapes/curtains. Accommodations offer separate living rooms. Kitchens offer refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and separate dining areas.

Bathrooms include showers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered daily and hair dryers can be requested.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for lunch and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge) from 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Airport shuttle at scheduled times

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–9:30 AM: ISK 1600.00 per person
  • 1 coffee shop/café

Things to do

  • Access to nearby indoor pool
  • Access to nearby outdoor pool
  • Bicycle rentals

Family friendly

  • Access to nearby indoor pool
  • Access to nearby outdoor pool
  • Children's toys
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate living room

Conveniences

  • Lockers available
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 10 hot springs
  • Hot springs open from 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Hot springs water temperature (Fahrenheit) - 104

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Handrails in stairways
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Shower

Food and drink

  • Dining room
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stovetop

More

  • Safe
  • Separate living room
  • Separate sitting area

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 10:00 AM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 10:00 AM
If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours will receive an email with special check-in instructions and an access code; access will be through a private entrance

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from January 13 2021 to January 31 2021 (dates subject to change).
The following facilities or services will be unavailable from March 1 2021 to June 1 2021 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)

Access methods

Access code, staffed front desk, private entrance

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: ISK 1600.00 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: ISK 3500 per person (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: ISK 1750 (one-way), (from 12 to 15 years old)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Hot springs access available from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Property is also known as

Reykjavík City HI Hostel Reykjavik
Reykjavík City HI Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Reykjavík City HI Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Reykjavík City HI Hostel Reykjavik

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Reykjavík City HI Hostel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Reykjavík City HI Hostel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Reykjavík City HI Hostel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Reykjavík City HI Hostel?
As of Apr 20, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Reykjavík City HI Hostel on Apr 28, 2021 start from $85, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Reykjavík City HI Hostel have a pool?
Yes, this property has outdoor pool access.
Is Reykjavík City HI Hostel pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
What time is check-in at Reykjavík City HI Hostel?
Check-in is from 3 PM - 10:00 AM.
What time is check-out at Reykjavík City HI Hostel?
Check-out is at 10 AM.
Does Reykjavík City HI Hostel provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle that runs 6:00 AM–10:00 PM at scheduled times. A fee of ISK 3500 per person applies.
Where is Reykjavík City HI Hostel located?
Located in Laugardalur, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Laugardalsvollur and Laugardalslaug Geothermal Pool. Laugavegur and Reykjavik City Hall are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Overall score and ratings

4.1

Very Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 10 out of 21 reviews
5 - Excellent 48%
Rating 4 - Good. 7 out of 21 reviews
4 - Good 33%
Rating 3 - Okay. 1 out of 21 reviews
3 - Okay 5%
Rating 2 - Poor. 3 out of 21 reviews
2 - Poor 14%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 21 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

3.9/5

Cleanliness

4.1/5

Staff & service

4.3/5

Amenities

4.0/5

Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Traveled with group
Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It is a great hostal Very clean Confortable areas Very organize People working there very friendly and helpful Specially on the front desk a girl speaking Spanish Excellent service and acomodations
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019

4/5 Good

Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Simple but well managed and well equipped. Clean and quiet. Friendly staff.
Stayed 7 nights in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

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