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Reykjavik Downtown Hostel

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great hostel. It's clean, comfortable and packed with amenities. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful. When my sister's camera went missing - possibly in the hostel, we feared - the women behind the desk could not have done more to locate it. The story has a happy ending as a wonderful stranger found it and handed it in to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at this hostel with a friend on the top floor, it is a very clean and family orientated hostel. The cooking facilities are brilliant and the kitchen is also very clean. The staff are also friendly, in particularly one young lady from Hungary who gave me so great advise on Iceland and Hungary as I was flying strait... More 

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Concord, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My 13 year old and I stayed in the 10 bed female dorm for 2 nights, separated by a night away in a mountain hut. This was hands-down the nicest hostel I've stayed in. Pros: -Staff. Everyone was patient, kind, and helpful. -Clean -Modern, updated -Large room -Large lockers. My lock was the TSA kind with a cable and not... More 

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Mumbai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What makes Reyjavik Downtown Hostel amazing is the people. The staff and the guests are what crowns off an awesome trip. A big shout out to Thomas, Nora, Lidia, Steinunn who answered a million questions with such patience and grace and constantly went out of their way to help you. The rooms are clean, well-lit and aired out. We chose... More 

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Sudbury, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hostel was perfect for my one night stay. Clean and quiet! The staff was wonderful and very helpful. My sister and I enjoyed our private room after a long 3 day trek. I loved the location! Staying right downtown was very helpful!

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Montreal, Quebec
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

just next to the harbour pubs nearby public viewing for european football cup just 5minutes walk away well located and clean hostel 8bed dorms offer a unexpeced lage space - very comfortable I recommend it

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hostel and staff were excellent, my friend and I stayed in a 10 person women's dorm that was clean, comfy and even had lockers to keep our belongings safe. It was also in prime downtown location and an easy walk to the highlights! We actually met a couple ladies that we got along great with in our room, went... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

After 10 days camping trip around Iceland staying in a civilized room was very handy, esp. because I had a morning flight. I chose it because of the location. I wanted to be on my own, so I had to choose the double room, and thus, the price was very high per person/per night. Nevertheless, the room was clean and... More 

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Edinburgh, Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

I stayed in a 10-bed dorm room here for 3 nights at the end of June, and it was ideal for what I wanted. The room was clean and had a shower and toilet attached, breakfast was good (it's expensive by normal standards, but the other places I saw nearby served the same thing for around 400 ISK more), and... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

I really enjoyed my stay at the Downtown Hostel : great location right near the old port and town; spotlessly clean and lovely and helpful staff. The room was a good size: much bigger than other hostels that I stayed in in Iceland.

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Downtown Hostel, recently voted by guests as the Best HI Hostel worldwide 2015. A beautiful boutique HI Hostel, ECO certified**, modern, comfortable and welcoming. Located stone's throw from the old harbor and the city cultural center, in a quiet residential street. Facilities include a kitchen for guests, lounges and a Cafe. Laundry facilities and luggage storage on the site. Fast and free WI-FI across all areas. Free Computer access. Board games, children's corner. Movie nights. Hearty breakfast buffet with waffles and organic & vegan options. A wide selection of great rooms! Free linen is included in all rooms. Spacious shared/female only 10 bedded dorm rooms with en suite facilities and lockers (bring your own lock or buy one at the desk). Family rooms for up to 5 persons with en suite facilities and lockers. Comfortable twin/double rooms with shared or private facilities (towels included). No elevator in the building. Reception / Tour Desk / Cafe : open 24 hours a day. Our hostel staff knows the City inside out and are on hand to help with anything you need. All excursions, Car Rentals and Airport trips are bookable with free pickup / drop off. **Reykjavik Downtown Hostel is Eco Certified with the Nordic Swan. The certification is a trusted ecological label in the Nordic countries, which demonstrates a well-considered and thorough sustainability policy. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Reykjavik Downtown Hostel

Address: Vesturgata 17, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
Location: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik
Price Range: $52 - $192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Reykjavik Downtown Hostel 1*
Number of rooms: 19
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