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Kex is the best! Good food, great beer, friendly staff, and they even had a band playing one night. Fun spot to stay in Reyjkavik
I recommend Kex Hostel for its great atmosphere, its tasteful decoration and its helpful staff. I wish every hostel could be like this one :)
Kex is the coolest hostel I've ever stayed in. There was a really great vibe. It was super clean and all....BUT....it was a bit expensive for a hostel. And yeah, I know, that's Iceland but still a little cheaper would have been nice. The staff were great - good recommendations and willing to book tours / airport transfers for you. Highly recommended!
It was nice that there was a bar in the hostel so that everyone can hang out.
- Novice Nomad
- South Korea
- Male, 18-24
- (1 review)
Great hostel all round. Excellent food, and good range of beers. Very helpful staff. Lockers in each room.
Loved kex. such a cool, spacious hostel. Great vibes, great people... Great breakfast... but lower prices of actual menu. needs more locker/security.
Really good atmosphere because locals come here to visit the pub/restaurant and mix with the travelers. Really comfortable beds, and nice staff. The breakfast was SO good, and the decor of the hostel was super funky. They also have nice, hoppy beers on tap.
Probably the coolest and nicest hostel we've ever stayed at. Try the breakfast buffet, it's super!
Loved it brilliant atmosphere and great staff.
Really cool hostel. Amazing bar at hostel that even the locals go to. Loud and rooms are bright so sleeping in might be difficult, but earplugs and an eye mask can easily fixed this. It's definitely worth that effort just to stay here so do it! :)
This is probably the coolest hostel I've ever seen. Insurmountable...
Excellent choice. Great place to stay. Only minus is the price... but that's Iceland.
Great hostel, but the NOISE! When I stayed, KEX were holding an annual concert. I wish I had been told when I was booking so I could have stayed elsewhere. They contacted me to ask if I had my own sleeping bag - maybe they could have made mention of the concert. I wouldn't normally mind but I had to be up at 0530h the next day. The supplied earplugs didn't even come close to blocking out any noise.
- Novice Nomad
- New Zealand
- Female, 31-40
- (1 review)
We really loved Kex, all the staff were lovely and it was a really cool place to stay! Thanks!
Very well run, awesome hostel. Always concerts or something going on that are attended by both locals and travelers. Sort of hard to meet other travelers since there is no big common room for just backpackers other than the kitchen but the bar downstairs is a mix of locals and travelers and is a good spot. Not a party hostel, very trendy and only a few blocks from the main street.
There was always something happening at the hostel, for locals and for guests. I wasn't there for very long but had a great time!
Awesome hostel near centre of Reykjavik. Large bar and lobby are welcoming and the rooms are spacious. Showers were brilliant as we're all separate. Kitchens equipped with necessities. Location was great near centre of Reykjavik, and close to bus station and supermarket. The staff were very helpful and I would definitely stay here again. Awesome view of the sea and mountains from the hostel also.
I felt like the way the hostel was run - in terms of tours, location, access to kitchens/laundry/bathrooms etc, excellent! however not sure if its how Iceland people may be, I felt I was annoying them/a hassle when I was asking questions regarding my stay. The enthusiasm and friendliness could be upped a bit! Kitchen was excellent, especially with "left over food" and the beds/bathrooms similarly made a good stay.
This was a great hostel, one of the best I have ever stayed in. Super clean, comfy beds, good kitchen, great atmosphere and location. I wish I had of had more thank 1 night there.