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Kex Hostel

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  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

A lovely hostel in Reykjavik. The location is great, overlooking the harbour and the views are to die for. Rooms are clean and spacious, staff are incredibly friendly and helpful, and kitchens are filled with free food! The people I met there were great as...More

Thank Mayski
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

I have a longer review up on Loft Hostel's page, but between Kex and Loft hostels - both of which I stayed at - I much preferred Loft. Kex has a lot of charm, but I think its best aspects are visible if you go...More

Thank spatzenbrett
Reviewed 9 November 2016

So here's the thing, I was really hyped about staying here after reading rave reviews and the feature in the New York Times...but I left with mixed reviews. To begin, there is not always someone at the front desk. It took a bit for us...More

1  Thank KaciBSM
Reviewed 8 November 2016

We stayed here August 2014. It was my fiance and I and we booked a private room. The look/feel/ambiance of the hotel was just spectacular. People from all over were traveling here for short and long periods of time. The rooms were super clean and...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This hostel is really nice/clean and is filled with cool people, BUT it's pretty pricey. There are definitely cheaper accommodation options in Reykjavik, but the good location and cool decor almost make up for the price. My only complaints were pretty big ones: there were...More

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US$68 - US$280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$68 - US$280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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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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