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Hlemmur Square

Hostel | Laugavegur 105, Reykjavik, Iceland 105

84.9% Overall Rating

122 out of 128 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (22/11/2015)

"Nice hot showers that didn't run out, beds were comfy. Chargers and lights on each bed with lockers was good. Great breakfast even if it was a little pricey. Not much atmosphere in the bar area downstairs but a 5 min to…"

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  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Currency Exchange
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Bicycle hire
  • Laundry service
  • Bar(s)
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 18.10
  • Breakfast USD 13.58
  • Towel USD 3.77

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

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

Earliest check-in: 15:00
Latest Check-out: 11:00

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A hostel experience unique to Reykjavik with access to all the public facilities which have been created for both hostel and hotel, such as food service, bar with happy hour and private seating areas. Free concert for everybody every Thursday night. New gallery installations and other free events are available to you. Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

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6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

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10 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

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12 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

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14 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

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Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Double (Shared bathroom)

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About Hlemmur Square

Built in the 1930s, our five-story art-deco building embraces old and new design elements with a traditionally appointed, vibrant lobby that recalls the colorful houses that make up the city's landscape, while the rooms are modern and highlight Reykjavik's contemporary look.

Located conveniently near Reykjavik's shopping, nightlife, restaurants, galleries and swimming pools, Hlemmur Square also features an attentive concierge team who can help plan your adventure to popular Iceland attractions and current city events.

Accommodation Information

Combining the social experience of a hostel with the amenities of a hotel. We have created an experience that is new to Iceland with affordable yet stylish hostel accommodations as well as luxurious hotel rooms, with all guests able to access the shared spaces. The lobby, restaurant, lounge and library are designed for socializing in relaxed style.

Focused on comfort and personal space we have custom built the “perfect dormitory bed” and made it up with quality linens, bed sheets, duvets and pillows. We do not accept sleeping bags. Our rooms are upscale dormitory rooms which will allow you the most comfort and views of Reykjavik. All our rooms have blackout curtains to ensure your good night sleep. There are two guest-kitchens and a pair of lounges provide a place to cook, eat and relax.

Location Information

Hlemmur Square is the landmark building that overlooks its namesake public square. We are on the East side of downtown on the main shopping street. The square is well known to each and every Icelander, so if you have any trouble finding us (you won't) just ask anybody on the street how to get to Hlemmur.