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Kex Hostel Reykjavík
2 out of 5
28 Skúlagata, Reykjavik
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The price is €36 per night

Located in Downtown, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Laugavegur and Hallgrimskirkja. Reykjavik City Hall and Reykjavik Harbour are also within 1 mile ...

4.2/5Very Good! (129 reviews)

"Only checked in to sleep between flights on a stopover. But seemed pleasant enough."…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar 2020

Kex Hostel Reykjavík
Vibrant Iceland Hostel
1.5 out of 5
Kaplahraun 9b, Hafnarfjordur
The price is €32 per night

Situated near the airport, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Ishestar Riding Tours, Hellisgerdi Park and Hafnarfjordur Free Church. Elf Garden and Hafnarborg ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (116 reviews)

"Excellent place. Good atmosphere. Good location. Friendly staff. Clean room."…"

Reviewed on 26 Dec 2019

Vibrant Iceland Hostel
Pávi Apartments
1 out of 5
Brautarholti 4, Reykjavik
The price is €41 per night

Located in Hlíðar, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Laugavegur and Hallgrimskirkja. Perlan and Laugardalslaug Geothermal Pool are also within 1 mile ...

2.7/5 (262 reviews)

"had to wait an hour to checkin.... no checkin desk... basic nice place with privat bathroom was fine.... I can see why others wouldnt like the shared bathroom."…"

Reviewed on 30 Aug 2019

Pávi Apartments
Loft HI Hostel
2 out of 5
Bankastræti 7, Reykjavik
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The price is €78 per night

Located in Downtown, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Harpa and Hallgrimskirkja. Sundhollin and Perlan are also within 2 mi (3 km).

4.5/5Wonderful! (329 reviews)

"Really nice place to stay! Great location in dowtown Reykjavik. Perfect atmosphere and awesome staff!"…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar 2020

Loft HI Hostel
Hostel B47
2 out of 5
Baronsstigur 47, Reykjavik
The price is €190 per night

Located in Downtown, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Sundhollin and Laugavegur. Hallgrimskirkja and Harpa are also within 1 mi (2 km).

3.6/5Good! (248 reviews)

"Very informative and polite restrooms and showers very clean. New game room had virtual reality. Very cool"…"

Reviewed on 30 Jan 2020

Hostel B47
Reykjavik Downtown HI Hostel
1 out of 5
Vesturgata 17, Reykjavik
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Located in Downtown, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Reykjavik Harbour, Reykjavik City Hall and Laugavegur. Harpa and National Museum of Iceland are ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (123 reviews)

"The accommodation was lovely, clean and located brilliantly for Reykjavik central. Reykjavik is very cold but beautiful. we all had a fantastic time"…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb 2020

Reykjavik Downtown HI Hostel
Start Hostel
2 out of 5
Lindarbraut, Southern Peninsula, Reykjanesbaer
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €125 per night

Situated near the airport, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Reykjanes UNESCO Global Geopark, Stekkjarkot and The Icelandic Museum of Rock 'n' Roll. Viking ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (213 reviews)

"Very good welcome attentions and indicahions, good breakfast."…"

Reviewed on 16 Sep 2019

Start Hostel
Bus Hostel Reykjavik
2 out of 5
Skogarhlid 10, Reykjavik
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €81 per night

Located in Hlíðar, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Perlan, Laugavegur and Hallgrimskirkja. Reykjavik University and National Museum of Iceland are also ...

4/5Very Good! (195 reviews)

"Room was nice and clean, location was great, just a fifteen minute walk and you are downtown. Kitchen was one of the worst I’ve seen in a hostel. 3 forks, 5 spoons and very limited plates/bowls. I know the hostel can not control how people leave the kitchen how we maybe If everything wasn’t broken ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Nov 2019

Bus Hostel Reykjavik
Refurinn Reykjavik Guesthouse
2 out of 5
26 Ægisgata, Reykjavik
The price is €54 per night

Located in Vesturbær, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Landakotskirkja, Reykjavik Harbour and Reykjavik City Hall. Laugavegur and National Museum of ...

4/5Very Good! (5 reviews)

"I liked that the check in process was very quick and easy. Instructions for check in were very clear. The washroom and room were clean. Our stay was quiet and safe."…"

Reviewed on 19 Feb 2020

Refurinn Reykjavik Guesthouse
Reykjavik Hostel Village
2 out of 5
Flokagata 1, Reykjavik
The price is €111 per night

This family-friendly Reykjavik hostel is located in the shopping district, within a 10-minute walk of Sundhollin, Laugavegur and Hallgrimskirkja. Reykjavik City ...

3.6/5Good! (674 reviews)

"It was my second time staying there and Ill stay there again"…"

Reviewed on 10 Dec 2019

Reykjavik Hostel Village
Reykjavík City HI Hostel
2 out of 5
Sundlaugavegur 34, Reykjavik
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €96 per night

Located in Laugardalur, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Laugardalsvollur and Laugardalslaug Geothermal Pool. Laugavegur and Reykjavik City Hall are ...

4.1/5Very Good! (22 reviews)

"It is a great hostal Very clean Confortable areas Very organize People working there very friendly and helpful Specially on the front desk a girl speaking Spanish Excellent service and acomodations"…"

Reviewed on 12 Nov 2019

Reykjavík City HI Hostel
Lækur Hostel
2 out of 5
Laugarnesvegi 74a, Reykjavik
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Located in Laugardalur, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Laugardalslaug Geothermal Pool and Sigurjon Olafsson Museum. Laugavegur and Harpa are also ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (22 reviews)
Everything is perfect!

"The room and bed were clean and comfy, the staff was helpful and gave us advice for the tour. The only thing that could be concerned is that it is not located near downtown. Fortunately, there is a bus stop just cross the road and it took only 5mins to downtown. It is a great experience to stay near ..."…"

Reviewed on 1 Mar 2020

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Other property types in Reykjavik

Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik City Centre
Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik City Centre
4 out of 5
Smidjustigur 4, Reykjavik
The price is €170 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (724 reviews)

"Central location Breakfast buffet had a great choice"…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik City Centre
Grand Hotel Reykjavik
Grand Hotel Reykjavik
4 out of 5
Sigtun 38, Reykjavik
The price is €119 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (960 reviews)

"Excellent hotel."…"

Reviewed on 31 Mar 2020

Grand Hotel Reykjavik
The Retreat at Blue Lagoon Iceland
The Retreat at Blue Lagoon Iceland
5 out of 5
Norðurljósavegur 9, Grindavik, Southern Peninsula
The price is €1,127 per night
4.8/5Exceptional! (72 reviews)

"Is the best hotel I’ve been! Spectacular, good food, and the blue lagoon that makes it great!"…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar 2020

The Retreat at Blue Lagoon Iceland
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Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Reykjavik?
By going with a hostel, you can spend less on lodging and use more of your money for going out during your trip. You can check out the museums and other cultural highlights in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look identical, but these dorm-style accommodations all offer shared rooms (though many have private options too), budget prices and a social atmosphere.
What are the best hostels in Reykjavik?
Ready to book a hostel in town? These top picks get the highest reviews from our customers and could be a good place to start: Kex Hostel Reykjavík - Located within a 5-minute walk of Laugavegur. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a restaurant, as well as a bar. Rooms come with free toiletries and desks. Pávi Apartments - Located within a 5-minute walk of Laugavegur. You can take advantage of free WiFi at this property. Rooms come with towels and linens. Vibrant Iceland Hostel - Guests can enjoy free WiFi, free parking and tour/ticket assistance. Rooms come with showers, lockers and hairdryers. Loft HI Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Laugavegur. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a bar, as well as a rooftop terrace. Rooms come with showers. Refurinn Reykjavik Guesthouse - Located within a 10-minute walk of Reykjavik Harbour and Reykjavik City Hall. Property features include free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen and tour/ticket assistance. You’ll find towels, showers and hairdryers in all rooms.
What's the seasonal weather in Reykjavik?
The weather can be important when you want to venture out and explore, so here are some stats about the local climate: The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 10°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 1°C. Average annual rainfall for Reykjavik is 805 mm.
What is there to see and do in Reykjavik?
Overall, Reykjavik is known for its local tours, museums and cafes. Major attractions include Reykjavik City Hall, Reykjavik Harbour and Laugavegur. Get out into nature with places such as Blue Lagoon, Reykjavik Pond and Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach. Cultural attractions include Harpa, National Museum of Iceland and Reykjavik City Museum.
What's the best way to get around Reykjavik?
You can fly into the closest airport, which is Reykjavik (KEF-Keflavik Intl.), 23.2 mi (37.3 km) away. Another option is Reykjavik (RKV-Reykjavik Domestic), which is 1.2 mi (2 km) away.