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Reykjavik Downtown HI Hostel Hostel

Vesturgata 17, Reykjavik, Iceland

Offering comfortable and classy accommodation and excellent service at an affordable price, Reykjavík Downtown Hostel has established itself as one of the most highly recommended HI Hostels in the world. It is nestled a stones throw from the lively harbor area, in the heart of downtown Reykjavík, within minutes from most of Reykjavík’s attractions yet in a quiet residential street. It has been an Eco certified place to stay since 2010. Read more

90% Overall Rating 61 out of 61 customers would recommend this property based on 61 reviews

Atmosphere 85%

Cleanliness 94%

Facilities 90%

Location 93%

Safety 94%

Staff 92%

Value 88%

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Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board Games
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cafe
  • Card Phones
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Parking
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi

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 at our reception for 3000 ISK.

Bed Linen & blankets are included in the advertised price. Towels are complimentary for all our double rooms. However, in our dorms, you will need to bring your own towels or you can rent from us for a small fee. There are also two thermal pools with hot tubs nearby us, so don't forget to bring your swimming suit & pool towels.

Check-in is any time after 15:00. Check-out is at 10:00.

The reception is open 24 hours but if you are arriving after midnight is recommended to inform us.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 15:00

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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Offering comfortable and classy accommodation and excellent service at an affordable price, Reykjavík Downtown Hostel has established itself as one of the most highly recommended HI Hostels in the world. It is nestled a stones throw from the lively harbor area, in the heart of downtown Reykjavík, within minutes from most of Reykjavík’s attractions yet in a quiet residential street. It has been an Eco certified place to stay since 2010. Read more

Shared Rooms

10 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 10

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

4 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

10 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 10

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Private Rooms

Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Basic Double Bed Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Basic

About Reykjavik Downtown HI Hostel

Most of Reykjavik's attractions are only minutes away, including Harpa concert hall and Hallgrimskirkja church. Reykjavik Downtown Hostel has been an Eco certified place to stay since 2010.

Facilities include free WiFi in all rooms and lounges, free computer access, book exchange, a coffee bar and a fully equipped kitchen and lounge. Our mostly organic breakfast buffet is a good start to the day.

The hostel team is happy to give local advice on services and attractions and arrange your tours for free, including the Golden Circle, the Blue Lagoon, horseback riding, whale watching and all kinds of adventure tours. We also arrange car rentals with free pick up, bike rental and all local transport. Great specials and package deals available. We look forward to welcoming you.

Opening hours: The hostel is open 24 hours, all year around. Check-in is any time after 15:00. Check out is before 10:00. Free luggage storage on arrival and departure. Long-term storage available.

Accommodation Information

The Hostel boasts spacious 4 and 10 bed dorms, all with lockers included, family rooms that accommodate up to 5 persons, and double rooms with shared or private facilities. Female only dorms and single rooms are available upon request.

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. Bed Linen are included in the advertised price. Towels are complimentary for all our double rooms. However, in our dorms you will need to bring your own towels or you can rent from us for a small fee.

Location Information

In the city center, above the old harbor. Within walking distance from most of the city’s services and attractions.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 7 days 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.