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Soundproofing, free WiFi
Soundproofing, free WiFi
Soundproofing, free WiFi
Soundproofing, free WiFi

Reykjavik Downtown HI Hostel

1 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

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

Explore the area

    Popular LocationReykjavik City Library2 min walk
    Popular LocationReykjavik Harbour3 min walk
    Popular LocationLandakotskirkja5 min walk
    AirportReykjavik (KEF-Keflavik Intl.)47 min drive

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  • Standard Double or Twin Room (Private bathroom)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Large Twin Beds
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  • Economy Twin Room

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
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  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (10 Beds)

    3.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bed
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  • Shared Dormitory, Women only (10 Beds)

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bed
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  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (4 Beds)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Twin Bed
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  • Economy Quadruple Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 5
    • 2 Twin Bunk Beds
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About this area

Reykjavik

Reykjavik Downtown HI Hostel is located in Reykjavik. Harpa and National Museum of Iceland are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Hallgrimskirkja and Perlan. Don't miss out on a visit to Vesturbaejarlaug Swimming Pool. Guests appreciate the hostel's central location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Reykjavik City Library - 2 min walk
  • Reykjavik Harbour - 3 min walk
  • Landakotskirkja - 5 min walk
  • Parliament House - 5 min walk
  • Reykjavik City Hall - 5 min walk

Getting around

  • Keflavik International Airport (KEF) - 47 min drive

Restaurants

  • Pablo Discobar — 3 min walk
  • Burro — 3 min walk
  • Kopar — 3 min walk
  • Shalimar — 3 min walk
  • The English Pub — 5 min walk

About this property

Reykjavik Downtown HI Hostel

Reykjavik hostel in Downtown, walk to Reykjavik Harbour
This smoke-free hostel features coffee/tea in a common area, laundry facilities, and express check-out. Free self-serve breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Other amenities include tour/ticket assistance. All rooms are soundproofed and offer free WiFi and showers.
Reykjavik Downtown HI Hostel offers 21 accommodations. This Reykjavik hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include showers. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

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
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

  • No onsite parking available
  • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Free self-serve breakfast available daily 7:00 AM–9:30 AM
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Soundproofed rooms

Guest services

  • Housekeeping (limited)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Icelandic
  • Russian
  • Spanish

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bathroom

  • Shower

More

  • Soundproofing

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 16

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open Monday - Sunday (6:00 AM - 11:00 AM) and Monday - Sunday (3:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 8:00 PM 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 check-in instructions and key retrieval information; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from May 1 2020 to March 31 2021 (dates subject to change).

Access methods

Staffed front desk, key retrieval

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for ISK 2500.0 per day
Cribs (infant 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.

  • Rollaway bed fee: ISK 2500.0 per day

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
No onsite parking is available
This property accepts credit cards
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a security system

Property is also known as

Reykjavik Downtown Hostel
Reykjavik Downtown Hotel
Reykjavik Hi Hostel Reykjavik
Reykjavik Downtown HI Hostel Reykjavik
Reykjavik Downtown HI Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Reykjavik Downtown HI Hostel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Reykjavik Downtown HI Hostel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Reykjavik Downtown HI Hostel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Reykjavik Downtown HI Hostel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Reykjavik Downtown HI Hostel?
Reykjavik Downtown HI Hostel doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Reykjavik Downtown HI Hostel?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM.
What time is check-out at Reykjavik Downtown HI Hostel?
Check-out is at 11:00 AM.
Does Reykjavik Downtown HI Hostel provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Where is Reykjavik Downtown HI Hostel located?
Located in Downtown, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Reykjavik Harbour, Reykjavik City Hall, and Laugavegur. Harpa and National Museum of Iceland are also within 15 minutes.
4.5
Wonderful
Rating 5 - Excellent. 67 out of 123 reviews
5 - Excellent 54%
Rating 4 - Good. 48 out of 123 reviews
4 - Good 39%
Rating 3 - Okay. 6 out of 123 reviews
3 - Okay 5%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 123 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 123 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

3.9/5

Amenities

4.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Couldn't take my trip to Europe dude to covid 19. Hostel said and I quote "under no circumstances will we issue a refund because it was issued at a 'special rate.' " I know exactly where you can put my $40 🙃. I hope the hostel manager stubs their toe every day for the rest of their life.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
The accommodation was lovely, clean and located brilliantly for Reykjavik central. Reykjavik is very cold but beautiful. we all had a fantastic time
Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
Stayed 5 nights in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It was Perfect
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

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