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    Kex Hostel

    Skulagata 28, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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    Room & Suite (193)
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    • Excellent52%
    • Very good34%
    • Average10%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    “biscuit factory” (22 reviews)
    “bed dorm” (42 reviews)
    “free earplugs” (13 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Free Parking
    Airport Transportation
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    Reviews (835)
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    Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

    I found everyone really spoke highly of this place and I'm not completely sure why. I stayed in a 6 bed dorm which was tiny!!!! Minimal space for bags and terrible ventilation, fair enough they can't do much if someone's camping gear really stinks, but...More

    Thank Isabella G
    Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

    What from the outside looks like an empty warehouse, soon opens out into a warm, cosy hostel. The interior is very attractive, and the staff are friendly and welcoming. The rooms are basic but comfortable, and the electronic keys are very effective. The hostel is...More

    Thank Joss P
    Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

    I miss this place so much. I didn't stay there but went for brunch/breakfat. Amazing decoration, superb food and hipster vibes. You definitely have to go while staying in Reykjavik. It's expensive for european pockets but ok for iceland prices. Perfect spot to chill and...More

    Thank Esther E
    Reviewed 14 September 2016

    I stayed there for about a week and man It was great. The rooms are clean and spacious, the breakfast is great. You are close to the city main street and from Harpa. Great view from inside the hostel (you'll know what I mean when...More

    1  Thank Cysho
    Reviewed 13 September 2016

    Amazing place to stay but can be a bit pricey! Me and four others booked for one night after finishing the Laugavegur trek and it was awesome to sleep in these comfy bunkbeds! The service is good and the rooms are clean. The bar is...More

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    Hilton Reykjavik Nordica
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    #17 of 54 hotels in Reykjavik
    1.6 km
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    1,068 reviews
    #2 of 54 hotels in Reykjavik
    0.4 km
    Centerhotel Arnarhvoll
    1,470 reviews
    #28 of 54 hotels in Reykjavik
    0.7 km
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    801 reviews
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    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$ 59 - US$ 207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 42
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    • Location
    • Iceland >
    • Capital Region >
    • Reykjavik >
    • Miõborg
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    • Kex Hotel
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    Traveller (388)
    Room & Suite (193)
    Dining (91)
    Hotel & Grounds (339)
    Family and Play Areas (5)
    Bathroom (1)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
    Reykjavik4you Apartments Hotel
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    Reykjavik Residence Hotel
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    .37 km away
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    1 August 2017|
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    Response from bnmotion | Reviewed this property |
    Double and they do organise airport pickup plus many daily tours etc
    Miranda A
    29 March 2017|
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    Response from chpridmore | Reviewed this property |
    When i stayed there, there was one socket per double bunk bed. But there were other plugs around the room by the desk too
    10 February 2017|
    Response from Nonstop4 | Reviewed this property |
    Please contact Kex Hostel directly since I do not know the rates for the hostel. I know there were rooms with private bathrooms unfortunately those were booked when we where there. The rooms had locks and also individual... More
    Room Tips
    "Don't take the 319 room !!"
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    "4-6 bed dorms bedding & towel included"
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    "Cook dinner early unless you want to wait 1 hour to boil your pasta water"
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    "Great location."
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