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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 4 weeks prior to arrival. 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: Junior / Primary School, Sports Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Additional Info:

Our 3 10 bedded dorm rooms are ideal for groups. Group leaders would be accommodated on same corridors in single-double rooms. All with private bathroom.
Breakfast must be included in group bookings. Lunchboxes available. Transport and tours arranged beforehand and at the desk.

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

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Reykjavik Downtown HI Hostel

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Offering comfortable and classy accommodation and excellent service at an affordable price, Reykjavik Downtown Hostel is one of the most highly recommended HI Hostels in the world.

The Hostel boasts spacious 4 and 10-bed dorms, all with lockers included, family rooms that accommodate up to 5 persons, and double rooms with shared or private facilities.

It is nestled a stone's throw from the lively harbor area, in the heart of downtown Reykjavik, yet in a quiet residential street.

Most of Reykjavik's attractions are only minutes away, including Harpa concert hall and Hallgrimskirkja church. Reykjavik Downtown Hostel has been an Eco certified place to stay since 2010.

Facilities include free WiFi in all rooms and lounges, free computer access, book exchange, a coffee bar and a fully equipped kitchen and lounge. Our mostly organic breakfast buffet is a good start to the day.

The hostel team is happy to give local advice on services and attractions and arrange your tours for free, including the Golden Circle, the Blue Lagoon, horseback riding, whale watching and all kinds of adventure tours. We also arrange car rentals with free pick up, bike rental and all local transport. Great specials and package deals available. We look forward to welcoming you.

Opening hours: The hostel is open 24 hours, all year around. Check-in is any time after 15:00. Check out is before 10:00. Free luggage storage on arrival and departure. Long-term storage available.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.4

  • Security 9.7

  • Location 9.6

  • Staff 9.1

  • Atmosphere 8.6

  • Cleanliness 9.2

  • Facilities 8.9


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    30 Nov 2018
    This is the best hostel in Reyjavik, Ibfelt so comfortable there, it’s so close to the Downtown in Reykjavik, they answer immediately the mails that you send to them 24/7, it’s amazing how they are so pending of all you needs, everything is clean and organized, the kitchen is better perfect!! Everything clean, with all the implements required. Simply perfect.
    Colombia, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    29 Nov 2018
    Loved this hostel! Clean, safe, friendly, and located 5-10mins walk from all the restaurants, museums, etc. I booked 4 nights here, planning to visit all the hostels and then possibly book my last night at a different hostel. However, after my first night at Downtown HI Hostel, I booked my last night here too, without visiting any of the others! Very friendly staff, felt like a community right away. Met cool young travelers here and had instant friends. Highly recommend!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1

    Superb

    07 Dec 2018
    Great stay, very comfortable beds with good linen and own light and plugs. Really good for when we got back late from northern lights we didn’t have to turn on the big light. Bathroom and downstairs toilet could have been cleaner but that is more a reflection of the guests. Super close to eating places and bus stops. Would definitely stay again.
    New Zealand, All Female Group, 25-30
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    05 Dec 2018
    Close to the harbour and shopping area, beds were comfy, you have to make them up yourself which is fine for a cheap hostel but I feel like this is overpriced for what it is. Rooms and bathroom were clean. Not much atmosphere. Would stay again but would look at alternatives first.
    England, Female, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • DVD's

Awards

  • 2012

    1st, Country Winners Iceland

  • 2011

    1st, Country Winners Iceland

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Policies

  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Things to Note

HI Membership is not required to stay at the hostel, but holders enjoy members benefits. The 1-year membership card can be purchased at our reception for 3000 ISK.

Bed Linen & blankets are included in the advertised price. Towels are complimentary for all our double rooms. However, in our dorms, you will need to bring your own towels or you can rent from us for a small fee. There are also two thermal pools with hot tubs nearby us, so don't forget to bring your swimming suit & pool towels.

Check-in is any time after 15:00. Check-out is at 10:00.

The reception is open 24 hours but if you are arriving after midnight is recommended to inform us.


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