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Reykjavik City HI Hostel

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Sundlaugavegur 34, Reykjavik 105 Iceland See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Multilingual Staff
2 Star accommodation
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Newly renovated and comfortable HI Hostel in the green heart of the city, by Laugardalur Park, next door to the city largest geothermal outdoor&indoor pool, spa, gym and the national sports stadiums. Known for being ...More The Original Hostel in Reykjavik and the very first ECO hostel in Iceland. The excellent facilities include 3 fully equipped guest kitchens, comfy lounge areas, an outdoor patio and a Café. Laundry facilities on the site. Complimentary High speed WI-FI in all rooms and lounges. Free luggage storage on day off arrival and departure. Bike and car rental. Plentiful breakfast buffet includes homemade, organic & local options. A wide selection of great rooms! Reception / Tour Desk / Security : Open 24 hours a day. Our hostel staff knows the city inside out and are on hand to help with anything you need. All the most exciting tours and excursions are bookable with complimentary pickup / drop off. FREE Parking in front. Walking to center is around 30 min by the coastline. Public Less
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Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair access
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
$51 - $263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Reykjavik City Hotel
Reykjavik City Hostel
Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik > Laugardalur
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This hostel is really good and worth the money. It's ideally located, well connected to city centre, lots of shopping n eateries around, free parking, most of bus tour operators pick n drop right in front of the hostel. The hostel is well lit, maintained...More

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Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

A great place for a school trip, or budget conscious family. Clean, friendly, but also a little more laid back than a hotel. I have stayed in some very basic hostels in the past, but the only thing that makes this a hostel is bunk...More

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Response from SigridurOlafsdottir, Manager at Reykjavik City HI HostelResponded January 3, 2018

Hey, , Thanks for your review! We certainly pride ourselves in creating a safe, clean and homely atmosphere here for groups of all shapes and sizes - and I'm delighted you found that to be the case. We look forward to welcoming you back again...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed during our stay. Liked that it is not in the most busy area. Next to a large park and close enough in. Parking was free. Well organized and a really urban flavour. The ceiling of our room had some unappetizing gunk on it....More

Thank Mona S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a large, decent and very clean hostel. If you have to spend a night or two here, it’s perfect. Not too far from the city center either via long walk along the seaway, or via public bus. Staff is very helpful.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here one night only, and chose it for the location and the price point for the final night of our quick trip, so admittedly were a little tired and cranky when we got there. Our experience didn't start out well, we had driven...More

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Santana M
April 5, 2017|
Response from poltor | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but I doubt it.
Miranda A
March 29, 2017|
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Response from Eltoncook | Reviewed this property |
no as I was in a 6 bed dorm and only some of bottom bunks had a power socket just double check with hostel in case things have changed
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"They have a lot of rooms, so if you have a special need or request, just ask."
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"Its a little noisy. So just be aware of that."
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