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Reykjavik Downtown Hostel

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Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed 4 June 2016

This was a great hostel to stay in. Downtown was literally just down the hill, so two minutes away, but it was quiet in the hostel. There were only two downsides: The all-girls' dorm I stayed in (10 beds) always had someone sleeping, no matter the time of day or night, so the curtains were always pulled shut, making the... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016

My partner and I stayed for 2 nights in this wonderful central located hostel. We stayed in a quad room the first night then changed to a double. It has everything you need; laundry, kitchen (which was always so clean), warm bedsheets, bathroom in the rooms and lockers. The customer service is fantastic!! Any problems we had they were able... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 June 2016

I've already stayed here a couple of times before. Highly recommend this place! Very clean, friendly and quite. Walking distance to all sights and good restaurants nearby. Last but not least one of the most eco friendly place I've ever seen. Thank you for the lovely stay.

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Jackson, Michigan
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Reviewed 4 June 2016

The hostel was a very good price. The location was good. The staff were excellent as they had great tips and were very friendly and professional. The room was clean and stayed clean. The bathroom facilities were well equipped.

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montreal
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Reviewed 4 June 2016

very clean / comfortable / well located / friendly staff – the only draw back is lobby / access to room and kitchen are in 3 different places – very close though – it must be a bit annoying during cold winter / poring rain – or when you want to relax in the morning, you have to dress up... More 

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Cookstown
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Reviewed 4 June 2016

Why are you even reading this rather than booking the hostel?!?! Do it now!! You are just missing out by wasting your time reading this... it is the perfect hostel. The breakfasts are just amazing. Beds are amazing! Everything is amazing there

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Miami, Florida
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Reviewed 3 June 2016

Its a great hostel and I'd highly recommend it to anyone that's looking for accommodation in a central location with a hip/modern interior, that's is very clean, and with friendly as well as tentative staff.

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Reviewed 30 May 2016

Great, clean, comfortable, and affordable place to rest our heads in Reykjavik. We rented a car and had no problem finding free parking in surrounding areas. One night we asked for recommendations on where to eat and we felt like a nuisance and didn't get any response. Overall, would stay again. We stayed in a private double and it was... More 

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Thomas B, Front Office Manager at Reykjavik Downtown Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Alexia, Thank you for your review & hope to see you back in our hostel. Apologies for not getting any respond and I will share your comments with my team and find out, where was the miscommunication. Believe, we are not like that. We always aiming for the best service. Thomas - Head of Reception. More 

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Reviewed 29 May 2016

The hostel itself was clean, good location, good amenities, and friendly staff. Considering most things seem a bit pricey in Iceland I opted to purchase food at a local grocery and cook my own meals at the hostel. Small grocery located 3 min walk from hostel and another in the center. The open kitchen dining area behind the hostel was... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 May 2016

Great experience!, It is a good, clean place with a super ubication. it's just 5 minutes walk from docks, to see northen lights and whales, and the staff is always glad to help, Maybe the only thing to go better is they don't have lockers if you check out and need to leave your luggage more time

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Downtown Hostel, recently voted by guests as the Best HI Hostel worldwide 2015. A beautiful boutique HI Hostel, ECO certified**, modern, comfortable and welcoming. Located stone's throw from the old harbor and the city cultural center, in a quiet residential street. Facilities include a kitchen for guests, lounges and a Cafe. Laundry facilities and luggage storage on the site. Fast and free WI-FI across all areas. Free Computer access. Board games, children's corner. Movie nights. Hearty breakfast buffet with waffles and organic & vegan options. A wide selection of great rooms! Free linen is included in all rooms. Spacious shared/female only 10 bedded dorm rooms with en suite facilities and lockers (bring your own lock or buy one at the desk). Family rooms for up to 5 persons with en suite facilities and lockers. Comfortable twin/double rooms with shared or private facilities (towels included). No elevator in the building. Reception / Tour Desk / Cafe : open 24 hours a day. Our hostel staff knows the City inside out and are on hand to help with anything you need. All excursions, Car Rentals and Airport trips are bookable with free pickup / drop off. **Reykjavik Downtown Hostel is Eco Certified with the Nordic Swan. The certification is a trusted ecological label in the Nordic countries, which demonstrates a well-considered and thorough sustainability policy. ... more   less 

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Address: Vesturgata 17, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
Region: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik
Price Range: ₹ 2,810 - ₹ 14,326 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Reykjavik Downtown Hostel 1*
Number of rooms: 19
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“No elevator for getting to the upper floors, so if you have mobility concerns, request a ground floor room if possible.”
 of 5 bubbles moopm2016, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Request a room on the ground floor if you have a lot of or heavy luggage. There are no elevators.”
 of 5 bubbles brassalpaca, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Best to have a double room since those have towels and generally have better view”
 of 5 bubbles lorrainechua, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The 6 bed dorms were better than the bigger dorm room since a rugby team came in intoxicated and people there couldn't sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles 699dianeh, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Pick the one on the 4th Floor!”
 of 5 bubbles Nidhi_Taparia, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
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