Reykjavík Downtown hostel is nestled in a quiet street just a stone’s throw from the lively harbour area, in the heart of downtown Reykjavík, and minutes from most of Reykjavík’s bars, clubs, cafes and restaurants.

The hostel boasts spacious 4 and 10 bed dorms, family rooms for up to 5 people, and double rooms with shared or private facilities. There’s free Wi-Fi in all rooms and lounges, free computer access, a book exchange, coffee bar and free movie nights and music events on a regular basis.

Whether you want to go glacier walking, lava caving, do the Golden Circle tour, visit the National Museum of Iceland or see the majesty of the northern lights, Reykjavík Downtown hostel is the perfect place to stay.

What travellers think

Best for

  • Sightseeing
  • Eco-tourism
  • Shopping
  • Socialising

Green rating



It was very difficult the second night to have people coming in at around 2 in the morning to check in. Listening to them try to get their bedding sorted kept me awake. If someone is coming in really late, maybe not the best to put them in a large room with people already asleep.


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Fri 22 May 2015

Travel tips...

Where next?

Shopping area and the meeting point of day tour.

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Thu 08 Jan 2015

Attraction tip

The church.

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Thu 08 Jan 2015