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Reviews of Reykjavik City Hostel Reykjavik Hostel

Sundlaugavegur 34, IS-105 Reykjavik, Reykjavik, Iceland

Atmosphere 74%

Cleanliness 87%

Facilities 83%

Location 62%

Safety 83%

Staff 85%

Value 73%

What's Included

  • Luggage Room

Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Late Check-out
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Airport Transfers
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Card Phones
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Foosball
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Not Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meeting Room
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Postal Service
  • Reading Light
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup 21.53USD
  • Breakfast 12.49USD
  • Linen 10.77USD
  • Towel 3.45USD

Important Information

HI Membership is not required to stay at the hostel, but holders enjoy members benefits. The 1 year membership card can be purchased in our reception for 3000 ISK. Our budget option 6 bedded shared bathroom dormitory is designed for sleeping bag accommodation. You can bring your own sleeping bag or rent a duvet -blanket- set for 1000 ISK (paid once per say). Towels are 400 ISK per piece. Bed sheets and pillows are included in the advertised rates. Towels are complimentary for all our double / twin rooms. Check-out is at 10:00. Check-in is any time after 14:00. The hostel is open 24 hours but if you are arriving after midnight is recommended to inform us.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 10:00

Policies

  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Reykjavik?

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Atmosphere 74%

Cleanliness 87%

Facilities 83%

Location 62%

Safety 83%

Staff 85%

Value 73%

Showing 1-10 of 10 reviews

89% Overall Rating
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  • Value - 80%
89% Overall Rating

Anonymous
19 Mar 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Liked: excellent facilities, friendly staff

Disliked: size of rooms are too tiny

Customer would recommend this property

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

Anonymous
19 Jul 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Friendly staff

Disliked: Far from city center

Customer would recommend this property

71% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 60%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 60%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 60%
71% Overall Rating

Anonymous
14 Jun 2014

Travel Type:
As a family with children

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Liked: Nice sized kitchen for use

Disliked: A little too far from the city center

Customer would recommend this property

91% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 100%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 100%
91% Overall Rating

Anonymous
03 May 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Liked: Excellent value for money, the double room even had a private bathroom, although it was promoted differently here.

Customer would recommend this property

94% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 100%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
15 Apr 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

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

Liked: Eco ethos, really helpful reception, good facilities

Disliked: There were a lot of groups staying while I was and it was really, really loud at times.

Customer would recommend this property

97% Overall Rating
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  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 100%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
97% Overall Rating

Anonymous
05 Mar 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Nice facilities, great staff and a great focus on being an environmentally friendly hostel

Disliked: Real lack of powerpoints in the dorm rooms. I could only find two for a 6 bed dorm

Customer would recommend this property

94% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 100%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 80%
94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
27 Dec 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

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

Liked: The environment, the kitchen, the common place, the TV room, the restaurant.

Disliked: Nothing is bad, everything is awesome

Customer would recommend this property

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

Anonymous
18 Nov 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: Had envy thing

Disliked: Not much happening sociallly

Customer would recommend this property

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

Anonymous
19 Sep 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Everything was fine. The location is good if you are travelling by car: easy to park and not too far (30 minutes walking) from the city centre).Free wifi and kitchen.

Disliked: No lockers in the room.

Customer would recommend this property

86% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 60%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 80%
86% Overall Rating

Anonymous
13 Sep 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Liked: cleanness

Disliked: they do not even give you a pillow!!!!!

Customer would recommend this property

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