Hostels in Reykjavík, Iceland

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Get to know Reykjavík (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Reykjavík.

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 Get to know Reykjavík (no more

Reykjavík (Reykjavik), Iceland, is the capital city of Iceland, and the largest city in the country. It is also one of the very top tourist destinations in the world right now. Iceland is incredibly expensive, so budget-minded travelers will want to search for a great Reykjavík (Reykjavik), Iceland hostel. While hostels in Reykjavík (Reykjavik), Iceland, will seem pricey, they are much more affordable than other accommodation options! Luckily most Reykjavík (Reykjavik), Iceland hostels are really cool and modern, so you’ll certainly get your money’s worth in environment and staff expertise. As a bonus there are almost always really inexpensive flights to Iceland from the USA and Europe.

You will find luxury hostels in Reykjavík (Reykjavik), Iceland, and boutique hostels in Reykjavík (Reykjavik), Iceland, with a really unique atmosphere. There are even a few eco-friendly hostels and family friendly hostels in Reykjavík (Reykjavik), Iceland, that offer budget private rooms. Most Reykjavík (Reykjavik), Iceland hostels will offer free city maps to help you get acquainted with the city and may even have a few walking tours available for guests! The hosts at the Reykjavík (Reykjavik), Iceland hostels are experts on the city and will be able to give you advice about the must-sees; things to do; and places to eat, drink, and dance. Some Reykjavík (Reykjavik), Iceland hostels also have travel desks and can help you arrange car rental or transportation around Iceland.

Downtown Reykjavik has many restaurants, bars, gyms, grocery stores, and travel agencies. There is also an amusement park, flower garden, sport fields, and a zoo with Icelandic animals to be enjoyed! Hlemmur Square is the center of hip nightlife. The city is well connected with a public bus system, which makes traveling around easy and affordable. The high season is during the winter, with tourists flocking to Iceland to see the Northern Lights and enjoy all of the gorgeous natural wonders Iceland has to offer.

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Reykjavík Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Reykjavík, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 10
Average dorm price $66
Average private room price $223
Cheapest hostel in Reykjavík Hostel B47 with $53
Party hostels in Reykjavík Loft Hostel (5 in total)
Average rating of all hostels 7.2

FAQ about Reykjavík Hostels

We've collected the most common questions for hostels in Reykjavík. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in Reykjavík costs $66 for a dorm. A private room in a hostel in Reykjavík costs $223. (based on price comparison)
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Loft Hostel is the best hostel for partying in Reykjavík.

It offers: Pub Crawls, Bar.

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5 Best Hostels in Reykjavík with Private Rooms

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