We really enjoyed our stay here! It was so clean and well organised. Staff were really nice and helpful (except for one guy who really didn't seem like he wanted to be there or help anyone). Our only problems were the fact that there were no sheets on the beds! It should be a basic right of staying in a hostel or hotel, right? You could "rent" them, however. We didn't understand why to rent a bike at the hostel cost more than a room! Help tourists out! We are helping the environment by choosing a bike! I think that the hostel shouldn't try and make such a hefty profit from renting bikes. It's such a pleasant way to see Reykjavik!
I have seen a lot of reviews saying the hostel is far from the city centre( this is where a bike comes in handy). But it's really
NOT that far and it's so easy to get to the city centre from the hostel.The hostel service an cleanliness was fantastic overall, don't get me wrong! And we had a wonderful stay!! Thank you!!!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- A budget comfortable HI Hostel in the green heart of the city, by Laugardalur Park, next door to the city largest Pool & Spa and national stadiums. Known for being the original Hostel in Reykjavik and the very first ECO Hostel in Iceland. The excellent facilities include 3 fully equipped guest kitchens, lounge areas, an outdoor patio and a Cafe. Laundry facilities and luggage storage on the site. Fast and free WI-FI across all areas. Free computer access. Movie hire. Board Games. Ping pong. Foosball. Climbing Wall. Bike Rental. Big breakfast buffet includes local, organic & vegan options. A wide selection of great rooms! NB: Sleeping bags are allowed or linen & towels to be rented upon arrival. Budget 6 bedded dorm rooms with shared facilities. Access to lockers. Dorms/Family rooms for up to 6 persons with en suite facilities. Lockers included (bring own lock). Budget twin rooms with en suite facilities. Comfortable twin/double rooms with en suite facilities (including linen and towels). Reception / Tour Desk : open 24 hours a day. Our hostel staff knows the city inside out and are on hand to help with anything you need, just ask. All the most exciting tours and excursions + the Airport transfer are bookable with complimentary pickup / drop off. Plenty of free Parking. Car Rental. Walking to center is around 30 min by the coastline. Public bus no. 14 Stops at the Hostel every 15-30 minutes, taking you to and from BSI and the center in 10 min. Airport transportation connects with every flight, and will drop you off at the hostel upon request. **Reykjavik City Hostel has been Eco Certified - Nordic Swan since 2004. The certification is a trusted ecological label in the Nordic countries, which demonstrates a well-considered and thorough sustainability policy. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Reykjavik City Hotel