wanna sleep in a warm, cosy hostel that brings you back to the roots of travelling? Go for kex!!!
Best interior decoration Ive seen so far( seen a lot: appx 100 hostels)!!
Best kitchen as well! Great chef with heaps of fun at work.
Where do I start? I felt home by the time I arrive there, the big lobby with heaps of sittung opportunities gives ya a slush feeling of settled home back to the 40ts or so. But with a quick broadband internet connetion whereever you go! I loved the mix of modern and old fashioned room set up.
Everything is clean. I havend experienced any trouble! In case I needed some help there were always plenty of young mates around me, even in the nighttime I got hooked up with information from the lovely hostel workers! All the best to you mates!!
Ive been working in a hostel myself in cologne, no chance to compare. The Kex is GREAT!!
what else to say?
I got everthing I needed! and now the BONUS:
Free Jazz concerts in the Lobby, I've enjoyed it heaps mates!
Best food Ever from the chef!!! Prices are too fair I have to say! couldnt get any better in a hostel.
Perfect restaurant, with an atmosphere of a hostel.
Fresh beer from lovely bar mates! (all well quick! Thanks for slaking my thirst so quickly!!
go for it !! You'll looooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooove it!!!
greetz from Max : Germany
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- It' s the Icelandic word for "biscuit" and a social hostel in Reykjavik. What's not to love? Housed in an old biscuit factory in the heart of Reykjavik, KEX is just steps from all the bars, clubs, and music venues that give this city its legendary reputation. It's also a painless distance from late night munchies and a mind-boggling array of coffee houses, shops, and tourist attractions. Of course, you might not even want to venture outside of the hostel with all its features: a cafe and bar, lounge area, heated outdoor patio, tourist information desk, laundry room, and free Wi-Fi. Two guest kitchenettes and private laundry facilities are also available. And with a variety of rooms for up to 214 guests, you'll have no problem meeting interesting, new travel buddies from exotic places. KEX oozes with personality and soul-just like our guests. Every piece of decor has a story to tell. Using salvaged materials and found objects from various sources, KEX is an organic concept blending Iceland' s past with a modern, international twist. The raw industrial spaces and vintage furnishings combine to give it a homey, eclectic feel. With the affordable nightly rates, you'll still have enough cash left over to enjoy a few pints of Viking beer or sample some local delicacies like hakarl and Brennivin. In addition to our dormitory rooms we offer three different double rooms: 1. Double Plus - 1 double bed, 1 private bathroom, linens and towels, and 1 fantastic seaside view. 2. Double Standard - 1 double bed (of the most clever convertible design in case you get tired of being so close to your travel partner), shared bathrooms, linens and towels, and if you are lucky the same fantastic view. 3. Twin - 2 single beds, linens and towels, and a better than average chance of making your friends back home quite jealous indeed. LOCATION: KEX is located in the center of Reykjavik, with a view across the sea to Mt. Esja across the bay. The old factory that houses KEX is also home to The Living Art Museum and studios of various artists, dancers, and fashion designers. KEX is within an easy walking distance to the city's interesting nightlife, restaurants, shopping streets, cultural attractions, and other points of interest in the city center. To reach those places a little further afield, the hostel is well connected to the city's public bus system. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Kex Hotel