Reykjavik Downtown Hostel


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Description

Offering comfortable and classy accommodation and excellent service at an affordable price, Reykjavik Downtown Hostel is one of the most highly recommended HI Hostels in the world. It is nestled a stones throw from the lively harbor area, in the heart of downtown Reykjavik, Iceland, yet in a quiet residential street. Most of Reykjaviks attractions are only minutes away, including Harpa concert hall and conference center and Hallgrmskirkja church. Reykjavk Downtown Hostel has been an Eco certified place to stay since 2010.

Facilities include free WiFi in all rooms and lounges, free computer access, book exchange, a coffee bar and a fully equipped kitchen and lounge. Our mostly organic breakfast buffet is a good start to the day. Free movie nights and music events are hosted in the lobby on a regular basis.

The hostel team is happy to give local advice on services and attractions and arrange your tours for free, including the Golden Circle, the Blue Lagoon, horseback riding, whale watching and all kinds of adventure tours. We also arrange car rentals with free pick up, bike rental and all local transport. Great specials and package deals available. We look forward to welcoming you.

Please note: Prices shown are HI membership prices. Membership cards (2000isk per person - valid for 1 year all around the world) can be purchased upon arrival. Rent of linen is 1100isk.

Opening hours: The hostel is open 24 hours, all year around. Check in is any time after 14:00. Early Check In can be requested. Check out is before 10:00.
FREE luggage storage on arrival and departure. Long-term storage available.

Facilities

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cafe
  • Card Phones
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Fax Service
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hairdryers
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Washing machine

Directions

Keflavk Airport (50 km): FlyBus and Airport Express run to a schedule connecting with every flight, and will drop you off at the hostel upon request.
Driving from Keflavk Airport: Take Route 41/Reykjanesbraut into Hafnarfjordur town. After about 38km. Take the ramp onto Reykjanesbraut. Keep left at the fork. Continue onto Sbraut. After about 10km it turns into Kalkofnsvegur and then to Geirsgata. Turn left onto gisgata. Take the 1st left onto Vesturgata. Destination will be on the right.
Parking: You will find metered parking directly outside the Hostel which is free after 18:00 and on Sundays. Otherwise, free parking is available a short walk away.
BS Bus Terminal (1.5 km): Take bus #14 to Mrargata bus stop. Also very close to Lkjartorg bus terminal, the stop of several other routes. The price for the bus is 350 ISK, a ticket can be bought on the bus (exact change needed) The schedules and routes of the local Reykjavik City Bus can be found on www.bus.is
Walking from BS Bus Terminal: Once you exit the station, head north towards Gamla Hringbraut Road. Turn left at Gamla Hringbraut Road. Continue onto Soleyjargata Road. Continue onto Frikirkjuvegur Road. Turn left at Vonarstraeti Road and then turn right at Sudurgata Road. Once you reach Tungata Road, turn left and then take the first right at Gardastraeti Road. Continue along this road until you reach Vesturgata Road then turn left, the hostel is the third building from the corner.

Reykjavk Airport (2.8 km): Take bus #15 to Hlemmur, change to bus #14 and get off at Mrargata bus stop.
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