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    Reykjavik Downtown Hostel

    0.5 km from Reykjavik centre
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    Vesturgata 17, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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    All reviews bed dorm guest kitchen great location a private double room female dorm cafe area separate building free food own bathroom no lift quiet street common room washer and dryer your luggage great place to stay booking tours amazing stay shared kitchen nice stay rooms were very clean
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    This hostel is very well located - just a block form Reykjavik center with plenty of free parking nearby. Rooms are spacious and clean with comfortable bedding. Hallways quiet. Nice recycling and book exchange facilities. Kitchen small (and a bit of a challenge to get...More

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    Response from Thomas B, Front Office Manager at Reykjavik Downtown Hostel

    Dear Diosa, Thank you for your review. I will make sure to include your comments at our next meeting, as all of us have a good knowledge of Reykjavik, and we should have easily answer your questions about eating somewhere. Thomas - REception Manager

    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    The idea was to come alone but I ended up bringing my parents with me who were really curious about the northern lights. I booked this hotel mainly due to the reviews and I don't regret at all. Streinunn was at the reception when we...More

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    Response from Thomas B, Front Office Manager at Reykjavik Downtown Hostel

    Dear elphaabba, Thank you for kind comments and I will make sure for Steinunn to see this! :) Greetings, Thomas - Reception Manager

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Had a great time at this hostel! Had a clean, private room and bathroom and slept so well after a few days of seeing the Northern lights and Golden Circle area. I love how close the hostel was to the delicious restaurants in town (walking...More

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    Response from Thomas B, Front Office Manager at Reykjavik Downtown Hostel

    Dear Kate, Thank you for your comments! One of our favouritites restaurants is the Icelnadic Fish and Chips and is jsut aorund the corner! :) All the best, Thomas - Reception Manager

    Reviewed 29 January 2017

    Stayed at the Reykjavik Downtown Hostel in mid-January. The front desk service was exemplary and the hostel was clean, quiet and safe. The location is ideal - near the Old Harbor and shops/restaurants and Harpa. Great choice for the price. Nevertheless, it is a hostel...More

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    Response from Thomas B, Front Office Manager at Reykjavik Downtown Hostel

    Hi Wlamb123, Thank you that you, at least, tried Hostelling and support us, by choosing to stay with us in Reykjavik! Greetings, Thomas - Reception Manager

    Reviewed 26 January 2017

    Group of 5 travelled in Mid jan 2017- Had booked the 10 bed dorm. Room- The 10 bed dorm has decent facilities with personal lockers and a shared bathroom within the bedroom. The beds are decent and sufficient for a good night's sleep.Carry your own...More

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    Response from Thomas B, Front Office Manager at Reykjavik Downtown Hostel

    Dear Ami, We glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and hope you visit one of the thermal pools in the end. Greetings, Thomas - Reception Manager

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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    foggydoggy168
    My flight won't arrive till 2330 hrs. Is there still a shuttle or bus that transports this late? Also, I will be solo so is the night guard always available to let me check in? I don't want to be a woman stranded alone at 2 am outside.
    18 March 2017|
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    Response from Thomas B | Property representative |
    Greetings from Iceland. We are open 24 hours, so it's not an issue to arrive after midnight. You can book your transfer to our hostel, at the exit of the airport. Please ask for the office of Airport Express Bus, by... More
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    AmiRamani
    It's mentioned in the booking confirmation that we should carry swimsuit for hot spring nearby. Is it accessible in January. We have booking for third week of January.
    15 January 2017|
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    Response from Thomas B | Property representative |
    Dear Ami, Apologies for the late answer. There are two thermal pools in a walking distance from our hostel, and they are open all year around, plus you will have the chance to use the swimming suit in Blue Lagoon or at the... More
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    Diosa18
    If we book a private room that says "linens included" do we still need to bring our own sheets?
    4 January 2017|
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    Response from Thomas B | Property representative |
    Dear Diosa, Linen included in all our rooms types and if you are going to book a private room, towels comes complimentary too. Please let us know if you have any more questions at reykjavikdowntown [at] hostel [dot... More
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    "Carry your own duvet/bedding if you are taller than 5.5 ft since the duvet provided are not sufficiently long..."
    AmiRamani, 1 month agoRead review
    "Get an HI membership, the annual fee is worth what you will save in rent prices for this one hostel alone."
    Ashton S, 2 months agoRead review
    "No elevator for getting to the upper floors, so if you have mobility concerns, request a ground floor room if..."
    Moop M, 4 months agoRead review
    "Request a room on the ground floor if you have a lot of or heavy luggage. There are no elevators."
    brassalpaca, 4 months agoRead review
    "Best to have a double room since those have towels and generally have better view"
    lorrainechua, 5 months agoRead review
    "The 6 bed dorms were better than the bigger dorm room since a rugby team came in intoxicated and people there..."
    Diane H, 5 months agoRead review
    "Pick the one on the 4th Floor!"
    Nidhi_Taparia, 7 months agoRead review
    "Private rooms were very quiet"
    GeologySophia, 7 months agoRead review
    "The coed quad dorm was a bit stuffy, but it was comfortable and clean."
    stephaniercdp, 8 months agoRead review
    "Stay in the private room"
    Frances N, 8 months agoRead review
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