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Reykjavik Backpackers

Hostel | Laugavegur 28, Reykjavik, Iceland 101

79.7% Overall Rating

201 out of 225 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (29/06/2015)

Sharon Ng thinks…

"Simple clean friendly staff and great location! Love it that you get a pretty decent kitchen w utensils and also some spices that come along n also free donation from other travellers leaving.…"

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • ATM / cash machine
  • Bar(s)
  • BBQ area
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Outside area

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 18.78
  • Breakfast USD 8.53
  • Linen USD 8.53
  • Towel USD 2.27

What's Included

  • Luggage Room

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Latest Check-out: 11:00

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Reykjavík Backpackers is a hostel and travel hub located in the heart of Reykjavík City. It´s run by travellers and adventurers with hopes of creating a great place for like minded people to sleep and relax as they visit Iceland's capital city! Our services include:
- Tourist information and sales desk
- Café & Bar area
- Car rental
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About Reykjavik Backpackers

The hostel is located on Laugavegur, the main shopping street. We are affiliated with Iceland‘s longest running adventure company, Arctic Adventures, and our guests can choose from great offers on their tours.

Our staff can provide expert information on what to do, see and experience during your stay and will gladly arrange some activities for our guests. With our unbeatable location and prices in a lively hostel we make it our priority to make your stay as pleasant as possible! See you in Iceland!

Accommodation Information

Reykjavík Backpackers offers dorms with 4-8 bunks in each room and private rooms for 2 persons. All rooms have shared bathroom facilities located on the center of each floor so it is well within reach for all guests.

The hostel has a private backyard and balconies open for the guests to relax, BBQ or enjoy the fresh air. Our bar and café is an ideal place to meet up with fellow travelers for a drink & snack!

We provide a 24-hour check service in and free internet access. The hostel does not lock up for those coming or staying out late, but guests are not allowed to disturb others between 10 pm and 8 am. All the beds have clean sheets. Pillow, duvets and other bed linen can be provided, but are not included in the price. Guests can also rent towels for their stay.

Location Information

Reykjavik Backpackers
Laugavegur 28
101 Reykjavik

Reykjavík Backpackers is located on Laugavegur, the main shopping street in the heart of Reykjavík City. The downtown area offers most of Reykjavik‘s finest museums, cafes, restaurants, bars and clubs and all within walking distance.

All the main city bus routes stop within 200 meters from the hostel and BSÍ, the main bus stop is only a 15 minute walking distance.