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KEX Hostel Hostel

Skúlagata 28, Reykjavik, Iceland

KEX is the Icelandic word for “biscuit” and a new social hostel in Reykjavik. What’s not to love? Read more

89% Overall Rating 312 out of 326 customers would recommend this property based on 326 reviews

Atmosphere 95%

Cleanliness 81%

Facilities 84%

Location 95%

Safety 89%

Staff 90%

Value 85%

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What's Included

  • Luggage Room

Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cafe
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Fridge Freezer"
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Utensils
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast 12.35USD
  • Linen 9.70USD

Important Information

Please note, that we only accept groups to a maximum of 9 people. For groups larger than this, please contact the groups department.

We reserve the right to cancel any booking made online for more than 9 people

Children under the age of 3 stay for free and children under 12 pay 50%. The same is true for many of the excursions which can be booked directly from the hostel reception. For beds in 10 or bed please note that you can either bring your own sleeping bag or add linen upon arrival for extra 1.100 IKR.
Lockers are available to secure your valuables. Bring a lock or buy one from us.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 14:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Reykjavik?

Contact us directly

KEX is the Icelandic word for “biscuit” and a new social hostel in Reykjavik. What’s not to love? Read more

Shared Rooms

4 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

10 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 10

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

16 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 16

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

6 Bed Female Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Basic 6 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Private Rooms

Double Bed Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

About KEX Hostel

Housed in an old biscuit factory in the heart of Reykjavik, KEX is just steps from all the bars, clubs, and music venues that give this city its legendary reputation. It’s also a painless distance from late night munchies and a mind-boggling array of coffee houses, shops, and tourist attractions.

Of course, you might not even want to venture outside of the hostel with all its features: a cafe and bar, lounge area, heated outdoor patio, tourist information desk, laundry room, small fitness center, and free Wi-Fi. Two guest Kitchenettes and private laundry facilities are also available. And with a variety of rooms for up to 200 guests, you’ll have no problem meeting interesting, new travel buddies from exotic places.

KEX oozes with personality and soul—just like our guests. Every piece of decor has a story to tell. Using salvaged materials and found objects from various sources, KEX is an organic concept blending Iceland’s past with a modern, international twist. The raw industrial spaces and vintage furnishings combine to give it a homey, eclectic feel.

With the affordable nightly rates, you’ll still have enough cash left over to enjoy a few pints of Viking beer or sample some local delicacies like hákarl and Brennivín.

Accommodation Information

We offer 4 types of dormitory rooms 16 bed, 10 bed, 6 bed and 4 bed rooms. Please not that you can either bring your own sleeping bag or add linen for 1.100 ISK.
In addition to our dormitory rooms we offer three different double rooms:
1. Double Plus - 1 double bed, 1 private bathroom, linens and towels, and 1 fantastic seaside view.
2. Double Standard - 1 double bed (of the most clever convertible design in case you get tired of being so close to your travel partner), shared bathrooms, linens and towels, and if you are lucky the same fantastic view.
3. Twin - 2 single beds, linens and towels.

Keep an eye on our progress on facebook.com/KEXHOSTEL.

Location Information

KEX is located in downtown Reykjavik and offers direct views to the North Atlantic. We don't mean to brag, but it is close to everything.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.