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Reykjavik Backpackers

Laugarvegur 28, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My boyfriend and I stayed here and were pretty pleased with our stay. It was our first time staying at a Hostel in general and the staff here made it that much better. Check-in is later in the day (2pm) so either you get into Reykjavik in the afternoon or walk around town all morning (like we did) to kill... More

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Ormond Beach, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first experience in a hostel and my first time in Iceland. Great location, attached to a fun bar (bring earplugs if you wish to have an early bedtime). The rooms were clean and the staff was extremely friendly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel was exactly what my two friends and I needed. 1. clean room - its small but clean. Window faced the main street but didn't notice noise to be a problem at all. Bathroom was right across the hall and very clean. No one else seemed to use it but us. No wifi in the rooms but went downstairs... More

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Turin, Italy
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a good hostel in the cold Reykjavik, this is the place where you must stay! warm environment, clean and tidy toilet, private shower with lots of room for your stuff. It's surrounded by shops and cool places where you can have food or drinks. I totally suggest it!

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a great experience here and spent several nights here. The downstairs bar was a great meeting place, the facilities were overall clean. I stayed in a room with 6 bunks total. The hostel is on the Main Street so ear plugs are needed at night. The wifi was really inconsistent and there is no kitchen facility, but I... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed there in a private room. Although the location is ideal, the private room was situated in the rear and was difficult to socialize with the rest of guests. Moreover there was no Wi-Fi connection and was difficult to stay in touch with family and friends. The room was not tidied up during all my stay. The staff was... More

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Though it was clean and the bar area was great in the evening for socialising easily, as it is popular with locals and the guests, the hostel itself lacked actually being a hostel. It gave you the bare minimum as the staff where allocated for bar work and providing for the guest. There was a lack of space separate to... More

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Great bar downstairs and good location if you're looking to party. If not, it'll be noisy, kitchen was shockingly small and horribly under-equipped, bathrooms were decently clean, rooms were just ok. Stayed in a 4bed dorm room and wasn't much space for everyone's things.

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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152 reviews 152 reviews
25 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I visited the hostel during June planning to spend a few days. It was my second time at the hostel and I expected good things. The location was great and the atmosphere good. Unfortunately it appears the hostel has remained as it was last year. Time has moved on and the hostel is in need of an upgrade. Firstly there... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Stayed for 3 nights in June. The hostel was very busy. Bar on the ground floor showing the World Cup. Got packed out as its open to non guests. Stayed in a 4 bed dorm where there was not a lot of room to store your clothes. I had a problem with the dorm door. It was basically bust which... More

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Address: Laugarvegur 28, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
Location: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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