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KEX Hostel

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  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness

Property Description

KEX. It's the Icelandic word for 'biscuit' and new 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, including a café and bar, lounge area, heated outdoor patio, tourist information desk, laundry room and free Wi-Fi.

In addition to our dormitory rooms we offer three different double rooms.
The Double Plus has one double bed, a private bathroom, linens and towels and a fantastic seaside view.
The Double Standard has one 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.
The Twin Private has two single beds, linens and towels and a better-than-average chance of making your friends back home quite jealous indeed.

Ladies - for your comfort and peace-of-mind, we offer female-only dorms. If you would prefer to reserve a bed in such a dorm, please make sure to do so directly from the reservation window. If none are available, you are welcome to contact us after booking to double-check.

Families - a few of our four-bed dorms are equipped with bunk beds which can be pushed together to form what we like to call a double bunk bed. This has Mom and Dad on the bottom and kids on top. Baby cribs are also available to families traveling with a diaper bag. Please be sure to contact us after booking in order to arrange for this type of room. Space is limited, and family rooms are reserved on a first-come basis.

Children under the age of 3 stay for free and children under 12 pay 50%. The same is true for many of the excursions which can be booked directly from the hostel reception.

Two guest kitchenettes and private laundry facilities are also available. And with a variety of rooms for up to 200 guests, you'll have no problem meeting interesting new travel buddies from exotic places.

Our hostel just oozes personality and soul, just like our guests. Every piece of décor has a story to tell. Using salvaged materials and found objects from various sources, the design 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 hákarl‎ and brennivín.

We’re located in the centre of Reykjavik with a view across the bay to Mt. Esja. The old factory that houses KEX is also home to studios of various artists, dancers, and fashion designers. We’re within an easy walking distance to the city's interesting nightlife, restaurants, shopping streets, cultural attractions and other points of interest in the city centre. To reach those places a little further afield, the hostel is well connected to the city’s public bus system.

Please note that children under 16 cannot stay in shared dorms. Children over 16 years of age can stay in shared dorms when travelling with a guardian.
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Thu 27 Jul 2017 - Sun 30 Jul 2017 Change

Room Summary

Thu 27th July 2017 - Sun 30th July 2017

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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Free Internet Access
General
  • Security Lockers
  • Key Card Access
  • Common Room
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Book Exchange
  • Hot Showers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hair Dryers
  • Card Phones
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Towels for hire
  • Luggage Storage
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Late check-out
  • Reception (limited hours)
Food & Drink
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Meals Available
  • Cafe
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games

Awards

  • 2014 1st, Country Winners Iceland
  • 2013 1st, Country Winners Iceland
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Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew

Things to Note

Children under the age of 3 stay for free and children under 12 pay 50%. The same is true for many of the excursions which can be booked directly from the hostel reception. For beds in 10 or bed please note that you can either bring your own sleeping bag or add linen upon arrival for extra 1.100 IKR.
Lockers are available to secure your valuables. Bring a lock or buy one from us.

Cancellation Policy

Deposit Only rates

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay


Non-refundable rates

Your booking is non-refundable. If you choose to cancel your booking, or in the case of a no-show, you will still be charged the full cost of your booking.

Latest Review

" Fantastic place to stay. Fun atmosphere, clean comfy beds. A bit expensive but that is Iceland in general. Wish we would have spent more time at the bar but we're so tired. "

- Anonymous
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