All Hostels in Reykjavik

Welcome to your detailed guide for Reykjavik hostels. We share all the juicy information you need to know to discover safe, fun and memorable hostels! All that's left for you to do is choose your favourite hostel in Reykjavik, Islande. Compare prices for Reykjavik hostels in one easy click - simple. Add your travel dates and watch as all hostel booking sites, including Hostelworld, Hostelsclub and, highlight their best price and room availability during your stay.

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Reykjavik 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 Reykjavik, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

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Cheapest hostel in Reykjavik


(Hlemmur Square is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Reykjavik


(Loft Hostel is the best rated)

Average rating of all hostels


Hostels in Reykjavik for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in Reykjavik for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Reykjavik? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Reykjavik alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Reykjavik. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

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

Guess what? Reykjavik is also named and spelled Reykjavik - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Reykjavik here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

Other Nearby Cities
Kópavogur Kópavogur (3 Km / 2 mi.)
Hafnarfjörður Hafnarfjörður (8 Km / 5 mi.)
Akranes Akranes (22 Km / 14 mi.)
Reykjanesbær Reykjanesbær (36 Km / 22 mi.)
Keflavík Keflavík (36 Km / 22 mi.)
Hveragerði Hveragerði (38 Km / 23 mi.)
Borgarnes Borgarnes (45 Km / 28 mi.)

FAQ about Reykjavik Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Reykjavik. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Reykjavik. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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FAQ about Reykjavik Hostels

A hostel in Reykjavik costs on average $38 for a dorm. A hostel in Reykjavik with private rooms costs on average $207. shows all 13 Hostels in Reykjavik. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay. compares prices for 13 hostels in Reykjavik, Islande. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Reykjavik such as

  • 2 hotels
  • 16 guesthouses
  • 4 apartments
This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Reykjavik.

Loft Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in Reykjavik.
It offers: Pub Crawls, Bar.

Travel Tips for Reykjavik - from the Community

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Your Packing List for Reykjavik

Hostel? Check! Now le0t's have at your hostel packing list for Reykjavik and Islande.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Your Packing List for Reykjavik