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Hjallabraut 51, Hafnarfjordur, Reykjavik 220, Iceland (Formerly Hafnarfjordur Guesthouse)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Łódź, Lodz, Poland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros: 0/ Free food concept: if you check out and have some spare food/spices you can leave them for next visitors, and thank to this others can benefit from free food pieces when arrived – excellent, green idea if you forgot to buy eg salt and pepper 1/ Hostel clean and fully equipped with kitchen, laundry and dinning staff, all... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This summer we made our fifth visit to the Lava Hostel and stayed on the campsite. The hostel and campsite are next to a lovely park and it's so quiet that it's very hard to believe that you are staying in a town. The campsite has its own facilities but campers are able to use the communal kitchen facilities in... More

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Riga, Riga, Latvia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

To stay at Lava Hostel was a very short decision due to a change in the bus schedule that day. Although at the late arrival at the hostel the staff already left, the key situation was quickly solved as the keys were prepared in envelopes. And also the payment could be done via envelope. So perfect service. Besides that the... More

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Koblenz, Germany
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We discovered the Lava Hostel 5 years ago when we visited Iceland for the first time. This year we came back with our whole family (2 adults, 3 children) and we spent the first and the last days of our journey at the Lava Hostel. The location is perfect: there is a large park around, it is quiet and only... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

The Lava Hostel is great and the people who run it are friendly and professional. We stayed on their campsite which entitles you to use all the facilities in the hostel building including; the Kitchen (incl. all the pots/pans/cutlery), the fridge, the washing machine (a small fee),WI-Fi (a small fee) and of course free hot showers. They also run a... More

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Dresden, Germany
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

I enjoyed my stay in Lava Hostel very much. In our case There was a big meeting, where all the staff was supposed to be, but it no problme at all to hand the keys via envelope was fine. And to manage that we left very early in the morning, to check out the night before. It was all in... More

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

It was great to stay in Hafnarfjordur Guesthouse. The atmosphere was very familiar and charming. It is a perfect place for people who want to stay at a cheap place or for camping. The bath and kitchen for everyone was always clean and you can find some food from other visitors who stayed earlier in this place. Near the place... More

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Address: Hjallabraut 51, Hafnarfjordur, Reykjavik 220, Iceland (Formerly Hafnarfjordur Guesthouse)
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Location: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik > Hafnarfjordur
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Lava Hostel offers low price accommodation in Hafnarfjordur's lava, just a stone's throw away from one of the greatest elves populations in Iceland. In this great atmosphere we offer rooms for 2 to 6 people and a sleeping bag dorm and a camping site. All our guests are welcome to use our kitchenette and dining area. Hafnarfjordur, the home of elves and vikings, is only 10 min. drive from Reykjavik. ... more   less 
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