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Reykjavik Downtown Hostel

Vesturgata 17, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I got here without knowing that the Airwaves music festival was just began. And I just booked a night in the Dom . I have intention to stay longer since could not form a group of four to do self driving on the ring road , everyone was so attracted by the concerts and the dom was like fully booked... More

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I went for a very short 2 night stay in Reykjavik Downtown Hostel, and even though it was short i would still rate it to one of my best holidays of all time! The hostel itself has everything you need, and for £20 a night who's complaining! We stayed in a 10 bed dorm, the beds were... More

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London, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The bed is comfortable and the room is quite spacious. The wifi is free, the reception works 24h and there is a kitchen where you can prepare your own food. The staffs are friendly and the location is perfect! Very central!

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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I booked a room at this hostel several years ago and when I arrived, I paid for my reservation. The room was booked as a single room for four nights. I paid the rather surly attendant and checked my receipt. It was for a dorm room. When I explained this to the increasingly maddening desk attendant she merely shrugged. I... More

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SirraO, Manager at Reykjavik Downtown Hostel, responded to this review

Christopher, I am really sorry you had a bad experience. I checked now all details to see what might have happened several years back but I did not come across this incident or your booking nor does this match with our booking policy or complaint register. All opinions are very important to improve our services. Of course mistakes might happen... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

After a 10-days trip around Iceland we dare say that this is one of the best hostels in the whole country, and it also comes with bed-linen included and a breakfast full of local products (absolutely try the fresh yogurt from Akureyri). I also lost the sd card of my camera and they did their best to help me find... More

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Paris, France
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I liked very much the location and the kitchen, which is a separate building with also a bathroom, laundry area, relax are (sofas and tables) and a place for children to play. It s nit one of he most clean hostel I ve been, but it s ok.

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Victoria, Canada
19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We arrived at reception very early in the morning and were greeted by a very friendly staff. Check in was not until later in the day, but we were able to leave our bags at the reception area. It was a very short walk to the Cafe Paris where we had breakfast. We had rented a room on the 3rd... More

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Brisbane, Australia
20 reviews 20 reviews
15 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We only stayed here one night unfortunately, I'm wishing we'd stayed here longer. The hostel is modern, clean and well maintained. We had a double room facing the street, minimal street noise affected our sleep. Its in a great location, close to restaurants and bars and local sights and sounds. Staff are pleasant and helpful and couldn't do enough for... More

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Toronto, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

My friend and I stayed here, its on a quiet street away from the parties but still close enough to walk to everything. Rooms were clean, had a good view of the harbour. Hostel staff were great and helping in choosing tours and just very accommodating.

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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I was stayed in the girls only dorm with 10 beds. Rooms were clean, shower was hot and powerful. Nice and organized kitchen, most of the receptionists are very friendly and helpful. Takes about 5-10 mins walk to the centre.

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Address: Vesturgata 17, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
Location: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 19
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