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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  • Great Location
  • Helpful Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

Nordic style rooms and dorms near the center of Reykjavík in Laugardalur. Laekur hostel is located in a quiet area by the center of Reykjavík city. Only a few steps away from Laugardalur, the green river valley of the city. Our name Laekur refers to Lækur which is a small river or a stream in Icelandic. The Laugardalur area is the ancient geothermal hotspot of the city. A hidden geothermal stream runs under the street outside our house.

We are in one of the most privileged and nicest areas of the city, near to some of the finest landmarks and attractions of the city such as Laugardalsvollur Stadium, The Icelandic Phallological Museum, National Museum of Iceland and Sólfarið - Sun Voyager, amongst other renowned spots of the city.

We have Nordic style rooms for families, couples and individuals as well as dorms for 4-8 persons. Bathrooms and kitchen are shared guest facilities. Free WiFi internet is in every room. In addition, we also have several common areas where the guests and travellers will be able to get together and exchange past experiences and future plans. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 6.4

  • Security 7.3

  • Location 7.2

  • Staff 6.1

  • Atmosphere 7.3

  • Cleanliness 7.9

  • Facilities 7.0

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    14 Feb 2022
    It's a place where you want to come back!
    Lithuania, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7


    19 Jun 2022
    Well kept hostel with facilities for cooking if you're on a budget. Bus route into the city centre but also within walking distance. Would be useful to have a bit more info about the nearby facilities such as the pool and shops though.
    England, Female, 41+
  • 8.9


    23 Apr 2022
    Great value for the price and host very helpful! Although a bit further from the main town, still located in a nice neighbourhood and close to the marine - Gunnlaugsson's Recycled House only 10 min away by walk, which is def worth a visit! :)
    Italy, Female, 25-30
  • 8.0


    05 Aug 2022
    The Reception was the café next door and during my stay there were a bunch of random people sleeping in the lounge. Didn't bother me really, but also did not give me the best sense of security...
    Germany, Male, 25-30
  • 8.0


    22 Jul 2022
    This is a great, quiet place if you want to stay just outside of the main part of town. There are restaurants, a grocery store, a pool, and lots of parks nearby. The shoreline is only a few minutes walk down the street. I loved the cafe downstairs. One of the downsides for me was that neither the attached cafe or any other place around was open early for grabbing coffee and/or breakfast before embarking on an all day excursion. They also don’t have luggage storage.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    18 Jul 2022
    The hostel has no bag storage, and is only available for check-in at 2pm. We arrived early morning and there is a sign on the door stating the address to a locker storage facility (we couldn’t find it, so a local let us store our bags in their backyard until check-in at 2pm). The beds were rickety, but somewhat comfortable. The hostel is located about a 20 minute walk from downtown Reykjavik. Easily navigable by using the local scooters (download the app ZOLO or Hopp and ride). Great food!
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    23 Jul 2022
    I don’t know what the rooms are like because it smelled so bad like a gym locker and was so hot I slept in the common area. I know it’s not the hostels fault the guests were that dirty and I think there should be some standards for guests to follow if it’s so bad someone can’t sleep in the room they paid for. Also the staff saw me sleeping in the common area and didn’t seem concerned why.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 5.4


    23 Jul 2022
    We were disappointed upon arrival to find that the deposit we had already paid through the website was charged in addition to the full room fee. This was surprising as usually a deposit is a part of the total fee you pay, not an extra. Since we stayed for 4 nights this extra cost ended up adding nearly $200CAD to our trip - not what we had budgeted for. Unfortunately the staff were unable to help us with this in anyway, and we likely will not book through the website again.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 5.4


    25 Jun 2022
    There is no ‘staff’ so you have to extremely careful for your arrival, you’d better arrive during the cafe open hours or PAY in full in order to get the passcode for entering. Otherwise you will encounter very unpleasant and surprisingly bad experience. Luckily they give you the wifi on the back of the kitchen door. The price is high for the location, but why I chose it? As no dorm room available on Saturday. So happy that I only stayed one night. Oh one more important thing, no luggage storage.
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 5.4


    17 Jun 2022
    I will NEVER book a hostel with metal frame bunk-beds again. The whole thing moves whenever the person on the upper or lower bunk moves, and wakes you up. It's an unnerving feeling. These things are a cheap and nasty design that should never have been invented. Will only choose hostels with wooden bunks from now on. Also the curtains were really noisy on a windy night so we had to shut the window. Not well thought out. PIN no. reallyobvious from the room no. so easy to work out other rooms PINs
    Australia, Male, 41+
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot Showers
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Towels Not Included
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
  • Airport Transfers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Restaurant
  • Wi-Fi