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Reykjavik City Hostel Reviews

Sundlaugavegur 34, IS-105 Reykjavik, Reykjavik, Iceland

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590 Total Reviews
  • 81%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 72%Location
  • 93%Staff
  • 83%Atmosphere
  • 89%Cleanliness
  • 87%Facilities

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Great hostel with a good environment but the location was not very good if you are trying to hang out and see the city center.


The City Hostel is the best option if you want to save some money. They have nice dorm rooms and you can even camp outside if you have your own tent. I really liked the atmosphere with nice common areas where you get to meet plenty of people. The only downside is obviously the location since it takes you 30-40 to walk into town. If you take the bus you kinda lose the whole benefit of saving money in the first place


Good clean hostel with fantastic staff. Perfect location for the solstice festival.


Nice hostel! They have great facilities and nice rooms. The only problem is that the hostel is a little far from the city center. It takes about 40 mins to walk downtown, but it's a beautiful walk along the water. There also is a bus that can take you downtown and most tours you book will pick you up right from the hostel.


Very helpful staff. It's about 30-40 minutes walk to downtown Reykjavik. Breakfast is really expensive, but so is everything else in Iceland.


One of the better hostels we have stayed in. The kitchen had everything we could use, the common area was soft and inviting, wifi good, and the people here were very like minded. All in all a very nice stay.

  • 6th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • All Male Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Cool place. Nice and modern. No problems.


This was my first hostel stay in many years. I arrived very late but night staff were very accommodating re check in. Room was comfortable. I had breakfast there and it was great.

  • 28th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


It is a lovely Hostel, about a 15 min walk to town but you get a chance to walk along the water which is lovely.


liked the nice big parking lot for my rental car, didn't have to find a place somewhere on the street and hope to not get a parking ticket. the kitchens are awesome! lots of space and equipment to use. would stay here again for sure!


Simple lodgings, helpful staff, had to get bus (or drive) to city centre. Lots of parking space.


This hostel was great. They are very friendly and informative. The facilities are in excellent condition and I would definitely recommend anyone to stay there.


Bo the receptionist was excellent very friendly and helpful.

  • 20th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Scotland
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)

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