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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“biscuit factory”(23 reviews)
“bed dorm”(45 reviews)
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Breakfast Buffet
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2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a great budget-conscious place to stay in Reykjavik. Staff is friendly, premises are clean, and beds are comfortable. It could use more private showers, but I was able to access fairly easily even when the place was near full occupancy.

Thank dogecarbone
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in KEX for my short stay whilst I was in Iceland and I loved this hostel a lot. Staff are super friendly and helpful, plus the bar/restaurant was a nice way to relax without having to go out eating/drinking after busy days. I...More

Thank GLP1985
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a hostel - loud noisy and unclean. The bar is run by a bunch of rude, lazy, mopey, snobbish hipsters with serious attitude problems. Staff need a serious attitude adjustment towards customer service. They are not doing customers a favour.

1  Thank Rob K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were great and helpful; the second floor lounge/hangout area had great food and beer, awesome music. People like letting their doors slam but I had the best sleep I’ve had in months here. Place is clean, people are friendly. Can’t imagine a complaint...More

Thank Timmy D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hands down the best hostel experience I have ever had. Staff was great, everything was secured appropriately and I felt very safe. There were plenty of restrooms and showers, and everything was very clean. The common areas were great, and the bar area was perfect...More

Thank Amanda L
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US$44 - US$289 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$44 - US$289 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Traveller (464)
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WingYan T
26 May 2018|
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Response from Greg G | Reviewed this property |
100% safe. I would safe Iceland is probably one of the safest countries in the world. Very expensive, but extremely safe!!
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dhasap
1 August 2017|
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Response from bnmotion | Reviewed this property |
Double and they do organise airport pickup plus many daily tours etc
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Room Tips
"OH and if you can score a room on the bay side as the views are spectacular and are a bit quieter as the..."
MossiDivo
2 million years ago
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"Try no pick a room close to toilet or kitchen."
moorcooper
2 million years ago
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"Don't take the 319 room !!"
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2 million years ago
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"4-6 bed dorms bedding & towel included"
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