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Reykjavik Downtown Hostel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Rochester, New York
Reviewed 24 July 2016

The hostel and staff were excellent, my friend and I stayed in a 10 person women's dorm that was clean, comfy and even had lockers to keep our belongings safe. It was also in prime downtown location and an easy walk to the highlights! We actually met a couple ladies that we got along great with in our room, went...

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Bratislava, Slovakia
Reviewed 17 July 2016

After 10 days camping trip around Iceland staying in a civilized room was very handy, esp. because I had a morning flight. I chose it because of the location. I wanted to be on my own, so I had to choose the double room, and thus, the price was very high per person/per night. Nevertheless, the room was clean and...

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Edinburgh, Scotland
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I stayed in a 10-bed dorm room here for 3 nights at the end of June, and it was ideal for what I wanted. The room was clean and had a shower and toilet attached, breakfast was good (it's expensive by normal standards, but the other places I saw nearby served the same thing for around 400 ISK more), and...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I really enjoyed my stay at the Downtown Hostel : great location right near the old port and town; spotlessly clean and lovely and helpful staff. The room was a good size: much bigger than other hostels that I stayed in in Iceland.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 14 July 2016

The hostel is one of the best I have ever been to. It's well-located, everything was clean, comfortable, friendly and polite staff, wonderfully eco-conscious. The kitchen and dinning room has everything for you to cook and spend a good time!

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New York
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Had three great nights at Reykjavik Downtown Hostel. Extremely large age-range of guests. Hostel staff was very helpful and friendly. Rooms were large and clean, showers worked very well, and guests were quiet and respectful. Not a particularly social hostel-- great to just get up in the morning and head out for the day and come back to a quiet...

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 10 July 2016

The staff was so accommodating and friendly. I only stayed a night, but it was a very good hostel experience. The lounge area is also a great place to plan and regroup. The breakfast option was affordable and good, and the location couldn't be better for exploring Reykjavik in a limited amount of time.

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 10 July 2016

My sister and I stayed here for one night while in Reykyavik. The room and and the shower was clean, warm and safe. Staff is very friendly and eager to help. Lida recomended us a great local restaurant by the harbor, Sea Baroon, where we ate three times, it was that good! We were also able to leave our backpacks...

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Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed 9 July 2016

The people (guests) who are accomodatet there are very kind and prefer a personal behavior to each other. I appriciate this very much. The location is perfect: very near to the harbour and to the city.

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Russell, On . Canada
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Great location. Safe and comfortable stay. Literally under a minute to downtown ! Staff were vey informative and friendly. I would recommend this hostel to family and friends ! Stay in the private room, money well spent. Pass on the breakfast you are under one minute to great food in the downtown area. Turn right when come out the hostel...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Downtown Hostel, recently voted by guests as the Best HI Hostel worldwide 2015. A beautiful boutique HI Hostel, ECO certified**, modern, comfortable and welcoming. Located stone's throw from the old harbor and the city cultural center, in a quiet residential street. Facilities include a kitchen for guests, lounges and a Cafe. Laundry facilities and luggage storage on the site. Fast and free WI-FI across all areas. Free Computer access. Board games, children's corner. Movie nights. Hearty breakfast buffet with waffles and organic & vegan options. A wide selection of great rooms! Free linen is included in all rooms. Spacious shared/female only 10 bedded dorm rooms with en suite facilities and lockers (bring your own lock or buy one at the desk). Family rooms for up to 5 persons with en suite facilities and lockers. Comfortable twin/double rooms with shared or private facilities (towels included). No elevator in the building. Reception / Tour Desk / Cafe : open 24 hours a day. Our hostel staff knows the City inside out and are on hand to help with anything you need. All excursions, Car Rentals and Airport trips are bookable with free pickup / drop off. **Reykjavik Downtown Hostel is Eco Certified with the Nordic Swan. The certification is a trusted ecological label in the Nordic countries, which demonstrates a well-considered and thorough sustainability policy. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Reykjavik Downtown Hostel

Address: Vesturgata 17, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
Region: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik
Price Range: $79 - $327 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Reykjavik Downtown Hostel 1*
Number of rooms: 19
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“I've stayed in 10 buck dorm, single and 4 bed room. I think the 4 bed is the best.”
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“Carry your own duvet/bedding if you are taller than 5.5 ft since the duvet provided are not sufficiently long for taller people.”
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