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Reykjavik Downtown Hostel Reviews

Vesturgata 17, Reykjavik, Iceland

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93%

Rating
354 Total Reviews
  • 90%Value For Money
  • 96%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 97%Staff
  • 87%Atmosphere
  • 94%Cleanliness
  • 92%Facilities

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100%

Staff were super friendly! Really nice relaxed atmosphere. Less than 5 minute walk to main shopping street. WiFi was great aswel! Highly recommend


97%

The hostel was in a fab location, really easy to find and an extremely short walk to the main streets. The staff were wonderful, couldn't do enough to help and always free to offer advice on trips, places to eat and things to visit in the city. The rooms were beautiful too, and the place was immaculate. There was always music and people about on the night and events every night, but I can't really comment as most nights were spent away looking for the northern lights. I would defiantly go back.

  • 6th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • All Female Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


91%

Clean, comfy, very helpful staff, not heaps of "atmosphere", but easy going and would definitely recommend.


100%

Just great! I would recommend it to anyone, families, couples and alone travellers!

  • 24th Feb 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Italy
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


94%

Great hostel in the harbour area, staff very helpful in helping us navigate public transport and book excursions. Loved the separate kitchen room, and we cooked a lot to save money in expensive Reykjavik. Hostel was nice and warm, and our room had a view overlooking the street with a peek too of the sea and mountains. Quieter than The Loft Reykjavik, which we also stayed in.


94%

The staff was really really nice, helpful, day and night. The fact that there is a kitchen available to cook yourself is a pleasure to use. The rooms are nice and cosy.

  • 21st Feb 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


94%

Fantastic stay and great staff


97%

Fantastic hostel, clean, comfortable and with friendly and helpful staff. I would recommend and was perfect for my 5 night stay.

  • 31st Jan 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Amazing staff! All helpful, friendly, and nice!


77%

Not a party hostel, but a nice hostel with good space in the rooms and fairly good bunkbeds.


94%

This rating is for the Loft - which is a sister hostel of Downtown. Loft was incredible - warm, comfortable, clean, super helpful staff, excellent location, social bar with fun activities (but avoiding a party hostel atmosphere). I would totally stay here again. The only downside was that breakfast isn't included, but there is a supermarket really close by and good kitchen facilities in the hostel.


97%

Loved that there was a separate building which housed the kitchen. Nice to have a gathering spot at the end of the night. We made good use of it for sure. Our Greek friend at reception was the highlight of the place - incredibly helpful but more importantly, totally loveable and kind as well! Thanks for a great stay :)

  • 2nd Nov 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


97%

A great place to stay to see downtown Reykjavik. Convenient and close to all the best restaurants and stores, including the famous Seabaron fishery. It was extremely easy for me to get the best out of my Airwaves festival experience from this hostel.

  • 31st Oct 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)




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