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Reykjavik Downtown Hostel

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Vesturgata 17, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Portland, Oregon
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

Fresh, clean, friendly staff. Perfect location! You can easily walk around town. Wonderful breakfast! Multiple delicious restaurants within 5 min walk. They booked all my tours in one place. I will definitely stay here again!! Best choice in Reykjavik.

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Fairfax, Virginia, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were a group of 3 that booked a triple room for one night. This room had a private bathroom and we were happy about that. The hostel at an excellent location in downtown Reykjavik fairly close to may shops and restaurants. The facilities are clean and the staff is helpful. There is a 24-hour reception desk for any late... More 

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A fantastic hostel that was excellent value for money. Super helpful and friendly staff who went out of their way to book all our excursions. Julia on the front desk was so friendly and offered great advice and alternatives when we had to change our plans. Breakfast was lovely and the room clean, comfortable and spacious. Stayed in a triple... More 

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42 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really liked our stay at the downtown hostel and it is in our personal top 10. Staff was allways nice and helpful, rooms cleand and quiet and the kitchen mostly empty so there was more than enough space. As it is also really central you can reach everything but foot! Would definitely go there again anytime!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying here for four nights and booked a double room and were assigned a four persons bedroom with one bunk bed and a queensize. The room was very clean, cozy with wooden floor bright lights and also a coat rack was not missing, however I believe, for four persons, it would be too small, especially since there was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Check in and out was swift. Staff were always polite and friendly, and proactively offered to call tour providers on our behalf. We stayed in a ensuite double room, which was very clean and warm. Good shower in the bathroom. No issues with noise. There is no TV in private (or dorm rooms), and the TV in the lobby is... More 

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Porto Alegre, RS
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41 reviews 41 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Very good hostel, with good location - walkable distance to any part of the city and close to the Old Harbour - and nice staff. The bathroom and the room are clean and have good sizes. The only problem is that the kitchen is outside of the bulding - very unconfortable in the winter.

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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I think Reykjavik Downtown Hostel is one of the best Hostels I have ever stayed in. I stayed in a Female 10 bed dorm with an ensuite bathroom. It was a very room spacious, which I found really comfortable. There was a looker available for everyone within the room; and because of the way in which it was built, you... More 

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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Room is clean and tidy, staffs are helpful and well communication, most importantly, the location is very strategic, 2-3mins walks to the centre, shops and restaurants are nearby, so there won't be problem getting lost in the centre.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

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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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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