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. The building has 4 floors and there is no elevator.

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
  • Culture
  • Socialising

Green rating



Very nice staff location Great


Avatar for Anne


Sat 28 Nov 2015

Immaculately clean, immensely helpful staff, very easy to locate, perhaps the only thing I would suggest is a sign on the door to the dorms saying 'turn this way' on the door knob/catch.


Avatar for Melita


Thu 26 Nov 2015

Travel tips...

Where next?

Shopping area and the meeting point of day tour.

Avatar for Miao


Thu 08 Jan 2015

Where next?

Ring Road! Thorsmork

Avatar for Pablo


Sun 21 Jun 2015