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Reykjavik Backpackers

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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good40%
  • Average27%
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  • Terrible5%
23 Oct 2017
“The best backpacking hostel in downtown Reykjavik”
31 May 2016
“Overpriced, above a noisy bar”
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Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

Stellar location and accommodating staff. Theres a busy bar downstairs which I liked but some may not. Hotels in Reykjavik are crazy expensive so if you're on a budget stay here. I met some great people here to which was a bonus. Overall good experience!

1  Thank Jordon H
Reviewed 25 February 2015

I stayed at this hostel about 2 weeks ago, when was the Sonar Festival :) the hostel is nice, the bar looks absolutely amazing but the rooms are a little bit outdated..I stayed at the forth floor in a twin room and when we arrived...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2015

I stayed in this Hostel for almost a week and I loved it. The staff is just amazing. Very friendly, helpful and always in a good mood. They helped us a lot with planning trips, booking buses or tours and gave great advices about where...More

Thank Janina R
Response from Reykjavik B, Receptionist at Reykjavik BackpackersResponded 5 June 2015

Hi there and thank you for staying with us at the Reykjavik Backpackers! Thank you very much for your kind review. We here at the Backpackers hostel hope to see you again sometime in the future! - Reykjavík Backpackers team

Reviewed 10 January 2015

Let's get one thing straight, this place does not have free WiFi as it advertises. It has WiFi in the cafe and in the common area of the main building, not in the rooms, particularly the rooms out back, which is where you will be...More

2  Thank 738douglasc
Reviewed 22 December 2014

Perfect location on Reykjavik's main high street. Staff were friendly and happy to book and advise on further travels in Iceland. Dorms rooms were a little tight but clean and perfectly warm in winter.

1  Thank Rory L
Response from Reykjavik B, Receptionist at Reykjavik BackpackersResponded 5 June 2015

Hi there and thank you for staying with us at the Reykjavik Backpackers! Thank you very much for your kind review. We here at the Backpackers hostel hope to see you again sometime in the future! - Reykjavík Backpackers team

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sophie_watson
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Hi Sophie. I think you may be directing your question the wrong way. We have no family rooms. Only double rooms with shared bathroom and dormitories for either 4, 6 or 8 people.
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"Enjoy yourself"
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"2nd and 4th floors have wifi- third floor does not."
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"Rooms at the back are apparently quieter"
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"If you're on the top floor expect other guests in the kitchen and balcony until about midnight. Not..."
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