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.


Start Hostel

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

This NEW Airport hostel is perfectly placed for travellers arriving or departing Iceland by air. Located right by the airport and only 8 km by road (8 min drive) from the International Terminal at Keflavik Airport, it provides the perfect setting for first and last night on your Iceland visit.

This quality hostel is designed and built to meet the needs of the hosteller / traveller that is seeking clean, comfortable and spacious facilities with modern comforts including private bathroom and toilet facilities in every room. The option of self service is available through spacious and well equipped self-service kitchen and washing facilities.

Breakfast service is provided at no additoinal cost and a „Micro Kiosk“ is available within the facility. Our staff is devoted to assisting guest with their travel planning, providing information and further reservations if needed.

The Start hostel is designed to host individual hostelers, families and groups alike. Large family rooms meet the needs of families traveling with children and individuals can choose between room types from ensuite double rooms to 4-5 bed dorms.

Please note:
Cancellation policy: 48h advance notice
Late cancellation or no-show – one night charge
Payment upon arrival by cash and credit cards

The hostel is open 24 hours. Check in is any time after 14:00. Check out is before 11:00. Early Check in or late Check out can be requested.

Breakfast included - Buffet available from 3:30AM until 9:30AM
Taxes included
Same day bookings: please book at least 3 hours in advance. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.9

  • Security 9.7

  • Location 8.3

  • Staff 10.0

  • Atmosphere 9.4

  • Cleanliness 9.9

  • Facilities 9.9

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    02 Aug 2018
    Very good hostal, the hostes treated me really nice and the place permited me make new friends, recomended 10/10
    Mexico, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    31 Jul 2018
    This hostel was amazing. My friend and I did a 2 week bike tour through Iceland, and there were a lot of logistical things that came up despite us being as prepared as possible. The staff here couldn't have been more helpful! They knew a bike shop in town where we could get some last minute supplies. They let us use their computer for HOURS re-planning parts of our route when weather made is necessary to change our plans. Thank you so much for helping make our trip a success!
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    01 Jul 2018
    Great spot for the 24hr layover. would recommend to anyone! Doug
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 10.0


    14 Jun 2018
    My friend and I really enjoyed our stay here even though it was just for a few hours of sleep. The mattress was very comfortable, room was spacious with the other dorm beds, and the k staff were very helpful and friendly. Also super clean which was important for us!
    Canada, Female, 31-40
  • 9.7


    08 Aug 2018
    Very pleased with Start Hostel. Had booked a four person dorm room and had the room to myself. Was quiet, clean, and staff were very friendly. Scored lower on location, just because it isn’t great if you are spending anymore than a night there. No fault of the hostel though. Would reccomend to anyone who has an extended layover in Iceland.
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1


    13 Jun 2018
    This has been the best hostel I've experienced thus far. While the location isn't great if one intends to see Reykjavik, it is great if you just happen to have a long layover and need somewhere to take a shower and sleep a bit. The hostel is extremely clean - including the bathroom - the dorms are really comfortable and spacious so you don't feel like you're on top of the other people, and the staff is really friendly and welcoming. The breakfast was also great. Highly recommended!
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 8.9


    16 Jul 2018
    There is no transportation transportation options to the Blue Lagoon from here, which is why I chose to stay here - I had to rent a car; my other option was a bus to the airport to get a shuttle from there, or taxi. However, this is my fault for not looking into it further and I don't hold it against the hostel - just including it for information purposes. Kind of in the middle of no where but convenient to the airport if you have a car. Very clean with great facilities. Staff was helpful.
    Canada, Female, 31-40
  • 8.9


    13 Jun 2018
    Great staff. Comfortable bed and new facilities. Close to airport but still need a taxi (reserve ahead of time) to get to the departures/arrivals terminal. The included European breakfast is pretty good and partially makes up for the high cost, so don’t miss breakfast! Great for a stopover not much to do in the area but they do have a great pool in town if you have the time.
    Croatia, Male, 41+
  • 8.3


    07 Sep 2018
    Proximity to the airport was nice. Not close to any activity outside the hostel, so don’t expect much. Breakfast was nice to have included.
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 8.0


    12 Aug 2018
    Close to the airport. Taxi costs about $34. Good place to stay if you only need a place to sleep before a morning flight. Front desk are exceptional, especially Karolina. -Jonathan from Canada
    Canada, Male, 25-30
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Fax Service
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines