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    Kex Hostel

    Skulagata 28, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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    01/10/2017 02/10/2017
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    Overview
    • Excellent52%
    • Very good34%
    • Average10%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “bed dorm” (42 reviews)
    “free earplugs” (13 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast Buffet
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Bar/Lounge
    Free Parking
    Pool
    Airport Transportation
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    11 - 15 of 683 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Nice quirky hostel with good location. The entertainment here was great in the evenings. During my stay there was a jazz night, karaoke and live music. It is a very social hostel and easy to meet people. One thing that could be improved is the...More

    Thank sarah1991905
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Kex is a very cool looking place and has many great aspects to it. We were given a lovely room which was the highlight but at $300 a night that is where it ended. The bathrooms are dated and appear dirty even though they would...More

    Thank Natalie K
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I stayed here one night with my two children. It has a great location by the water and near the main road for shopping and dining but I'm stunned on the hype of this place. Nearly $200 for a plain room with metal framed beds,...More

    Thank Karen W
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    I stayed at KEX for a few nights during a stopover in Reykjavik. The staff was very helpful and booked my transfer to and from the airport and where always there to answer questions. The bathrooms were very good and clean. The room I stayed...More

    Thank Ellen K
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Short visit to Iceland on the way via to Vancouver. When originally viewed all accommodation options, selected this hostel as was cheaper overall but in all honesty it had taken me by surprise. It was a fantastic location for getting around, lovely food and surroundings....More

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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$69 - US$206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 42
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    • Location
    • Iceland >
    • Capital Region >
    • Reykjavik >
    • Miõborg
    • Also Known As
    • Kex Hotel
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    Traveller (379)
    Room & Suite (193)
    Dining (89)
    Hotel & Grounds (332)
    Family and Play Areas (5)
    Bathroom (1)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    Questions & Answers
    dhasap
    1 August 2017|
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    Response from Jackie C | Reviewed this property |
    We didn't stay in the Kex so I don't know about the rooms sorry
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    Miranda A
    29 March 2017|
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    Response from chpridmore | Reviewed this property |
    When i stayed there, there was one socket per double bunk bed. But there were other plugs around the room by the desk too
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    wlke
    10 February 2017|
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    Response from Nonstop4 | Reviewed this property |
    Please contact Kex Hostel directly since I do not know the rates for the hostel. I know there were rooms with private bathrooms unfortunately those were booked when we where there. The rooms had locks and also individual... More
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    "Don't take the 319 room !!"
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    "4-6 bed dorms bedding & towel included"
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    "Cook dinner early unless you want to wait 1 hour to boil your pasta water"
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    "Great location."
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