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Reviews of Reykjavik Backpackers Reykjavik Hostel

Laugavegur 28, Reykjavik, Iceland

Atmosphere 77%

Cleanliness 74%

Facilities 69%

Location 97%

Safety 84%

Staff 83%

Value 74%

What's Included

  • Luggage Room

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • Airport Transfers
  • BBQ
  • Bar
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cafe
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Not Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Restaurant
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup 21.05USD
  • Breakfast 9.56USD
  • Linen 9.56USD
  • Towel 2.54USD

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 14:00

Latest Check-out: 11:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Reykjavik?

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Atmosphere 77%

Cleanliness 74%

Facilities 69%

Location 97%

Safety 84%

Staff 83%

Value 74%

Showing 1-10 of 54 reviews

69% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 60%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 60%
  • Value - 60%
69% Overall Rating

Anonymous
31 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Sightseeing & culture, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Liked: Nice bar on the ground level. Very central.

Disliked: There were only 3 plugs for a 8 people dorm and the plugs at two tables in the bar were not working. Also were the staff giving the right and sufficiant responses, though seemed a bit short on words. The kitchen was in the 4th floor and neither very clean nor very well equiped - so kitchen wise not nice. Missing social place for hostel users as the bar is for punlic use.

66% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 40%
  • Facilities - 40%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 40%
66% Overall Rating

Anonymous
30 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, City break, Sightseeing & culture, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Liked: rooms accesible with a card, BALCONY.

Disliked: Not the cleanest - rooms have dust on the floor (not vacuumed)? Loud door (little oil needed).Showers were dirty. NO LOUNGE SPOT OUTSIDE OF THE DOWNSTAIRS BAR (Which is busy and loud)

83% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 60%
83% Overall Rating

Anonymous
29 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: The warmness of the room and the cleanliness of the property

Disliked: We have to pay separately for the duvet. It will be better if the duvet price is included.

Customer would recommend this property

77% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 60%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 80%
77% Overall Rating

Anonymous
19 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Shopping, Sightseeing & culture, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Liked: Location - very central but can be loudVery, very helpful and friendly staff

Disliked: Small kitchen on fourth flloor, not a nice Lounge to hang around for travellers, only the crowded and noisy bar where you had to pay for DrinksIt wasn't in any way Special, clean but not really clean, not cosy

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 100%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
16 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: location, location, location

Customer would recommend this property

83% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 60%
83% Overall Rating

Anonymous
13 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Sightseeing & culture, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Liked: 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. Kitchen a good lounge for stayers to interact and exchange stories.

Disliked: I an all females dorm n promised that it will only be mixed on my last 2 nights when i extended but end up it was mixed throughout!, that was disappointing and the two guys on the last 2 notes were eerily weird. Brought up to the hostel no action taken. But overall I like the place.

Customer would recommend this property

40% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 20%
  • Facilities - 20%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 40%
  • Staff - 40%
  • Value - 20%
40% Overall Rating

Anonymous
04 May 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Liked: It's a great location close to city center. That being said Reykjavik is not very big.

Disliked: For a hostel in Iceland I thought a few things would be no brainers. You had to pay for a blanket and the curtains in the room are see through, this is very bad for midnight sun season when there is only about four days of darkness.

83% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 80%
83% Overall Rating

Anonymous
15 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: it is in the center of the city.

Disliked: they rent the blanket and the locker. not included in the price.

Customer would recommend this property

94% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
17 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Liked: Perfect location, helpful staff, all you need whilst your in this small capital

Customer would recommend this property

66% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 60%
  • Facilities - 40%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 60%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 60%
66% Overall Rating

Anonymous
12 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Great guests! :)

Disliked: There were barely any utensils in the kitchen - no bowls, just one fork... Unfortunately, the (small) kitchen was the only common area except for the bar downstairs. In my opinion, the kitchen should be bigger and cleaner!

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