Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Perfect Location
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Property Description

Hlemmur Square combines luxury hostel and upscale hotel accommodations under one roof. Named for the central meeting spot that once served as a watering hole for travelers and their horses, Hlemmur Square is quickly becoming an extension of the city’s downtown neighborhood.

Located on the 3rd and 4th floors, the hostel rooms offer an upscale dormitory style accommodation. The beds are custom made to be absolutely noise free and feature the colors of Reykjavík with their colorful corrugated iron underside. The spacious rooms offer ample space with seating areas, large lockers for every guest and black out curtains to help ensure your good night sleep during Iceland’s famous midnight sun. The beds are made up with quality linens, bed sheets, duvets and pillows. We do not accept sleeping bags. Hostel guests have access to all the facilities such as food service, bar with a happy hour and lounges. Two guest-kitchens and a set of lounges on the hostel floor with a playroom provide a place to cook, relax and meet other travelers. View House Rules


Make your hostel stay in Reykjavík that bit more luxurious at Hlemmur Square. We're a hotel and hostel in one – ideal if you can't choose between the two! The hostel is on the third and fourth floors, while on the first floor you’ll find a bar and a restaurant with budget-friendly meals. When you’re not sipping a fine IPA, hang out and meet other travellers in one of our two colourful lounges, complete with pool tables we've placed there for you to buddy up with new pals.


We’re in downtown Reykjavík in the lively Hlemmur neighbourhood, where you’ll find plenty of museums, restaurants and bars. A stay here is a great chance to get up close and personal with some of the city’s best sights. The modern cathedral Hallgrímskirkja is a 9-minute walk away, and the unique Icelandic Phallological Museum (Google what that means!) is just across the road. Reykjavík Airport is only an 8-minute bus ride away, while getting to Keflavík International Airport takes around an hour and 45 minutes on public transport.

Rooms and Dorms

Back at the hostel, discover rooms created for chill-out time. Choose between twin or multi-bed private rooms, or go for a mixed or female-only dorm if you’re saving cash. All have lockers, free linen and custom-made noise-free beds (no more creaking as you turn over!), and they come with blackout curtains for a good night's sleep even during Iceland’s famous midnight sun.

Extras and activities

Cooking up something delicious for tonight’s dinner? You’ve got free rein in our two guest kitchens. Feed other hungry guests if you've made too much in the lounge or common games room. The 24-hour reception staff will give you a free city map for exploring, or you can download your route using our free Wi-Fi. Our hostel has 24-hour keycard access (meaning no curfew). Hop in the elevator up to your room when you're headed to bed.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.5

  • Security 9.1

  • Location 9.6

  • Staff 9.2

  • Atmosphere 8.5

  • Cleanliness 7.4

  • Facilities 8.1

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    22 Nov 2019
    We had an absolutely lovely stay at Hlemmur Square!! It was the cheapest place in the area for a mixed dorm and had great facilities. The kitchen is fully equipped meaning you can easily make your own food. It's in a great location, very central and right by the bus stop. Staff were brilliant and friendly and they offer a great breakfast!!
    England, Couple, 18-24
  • 9.7


    28 Oct 2019
    Really great stay! Only negative things are they don't give you towels and there was no wifi in the room
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7


    18 Oct 2019
    Honestly you can’t stay in a better hostal when visiting Reikiavik - perfectly located, great value for money, friendly stuff and great atmosphere.
    Mexico, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4


    18 Nov 2019
    My stay at hlemmur square was really nice, the hostel is super cozy and even staying in a shared room felt super comfy due to the large size of the rooms. The staff is friendly and helpful, the location is great to reach the central parts of Reykjavik. Totally recommend!
    Germany, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1


    16 Oct 2019
    good hostel, kitchen isn’t kept very clean
    Australia, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • 8.6


    08 Nov 2019
    This hostel was pretty good, its above quite a nice artsy bar with a live music area - hence the rooms are a bit noisy but nice if you like free entertainment. The rooms were super spatious, a but fairly basic and the shower and toilet rooms were cubicoe style shared floor facilities which were fairly clean. I was in a 12 bed female dorm and everyone was so friendly we all chatted for a few hours. Which was awesome. Overall for the price great hostel.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 8.0


    03 Dec 2019
    Great value for Reykjavik and very centrally located near the harbour, shops and bars etc. The female 12 bed is quite spacious, good place to spend one or two nights. Bar was quiet and not much of an atmosphere when I was there, but seemed like a nice place.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 8.0


    05 Nov 2019
    Overall pretty good! The room was really spacious. The bathrooms were kind of meh, not specifically dirty or anything, just not great, and the hand dryer was broken. They had free storage for before/after checkin/checkout which was really nice. The location was also great, right by the major bus stop so really convenient.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    23 Nov 2019
    Wellcthe hostel location was very nice but the thing is the room was not clean at all and the bed sheets were very dirty barthrooms not that clean and you dont feel your privet when you want to sleep there are nothing in between you and the other guy who is sleeping about 10cm next to you so you kinda feel you are sleeping togther on the same bed 😂
    Jordan, Male, 18-24
  • 5.1


    30 Nov 2019
    The hostel lobby was very nice, unfortunately the bedroom, kitchen, upstairs lounge areas and toilets/showers were very dirty. One if the beds was also caving in underneath. Not a comfortable night sleep but it was a place to sleep in a good location.
    England, Couple, 25-30
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Currency Exchange
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
  • Board Games
  • Games Room
  • Pool Table



  • 2015

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