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Laugavegur 28, Reykjavik, Iceland

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863 Total Reviews
  • 74%Value For Money
  • 74%Security
  • 98%Location
  • 77%Staff
  • 74%Atmosphere
  • 74%Cleanliness
  • 70%Facilities

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We arrived very early in the morning (six hours before check in time) and were so lucky (and so grateful!!) to get into our private room right away. Staff are very helpful and friendly. My one suggestion would be to put hooks in the wall in the private rooms. There is no space (closet/drawers) to store your stuff, which really isn't that much of a problem for short stays, but it would be nice to hang up wet towels to dry before packing!

  • 13th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Couple, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Very nice place but the wi-fi did not work at all in the hostel. Had to go down to the bar and sit.


I only stayed for a night and arrived late. The location is great and there is a cool bar underneath, the hostel itself though is fairly drab and the dorms are quite crowded.


Nice location on the main street, but the biggest drawback was after paying for the room, you'll find basic things aren't included. You have to pay to rent lockers and you have to pay to get a blanket on your bed. There is only one maybe 2 outlets in the room for 3-4 bunkbeds of people. First hostel I have stayed in where the room included a bed but not sheets. Other than that small annoyance though, everything else was nice about the hostel.

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