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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Breakfast Buffet
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2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

I cannot emphasize how naturally one can behave in this Hostel environment. It is in my mind the most casually friendly and altruistically minded "larger" hostel in the capital area. Whereas most places in the capital have somewhat succumbed to a certain amount of commercialization,...More

Thank Roy A
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Unfortunately, we didn't stay in the hostel -but we did make sure to eat there after reading how good the food was and reasonable (which is what you also want to look for in Iceland). It's a hard building to find at night, if you...More

1  Thank Nina M
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

this has probably been one of my favorite hostels I've stayed in. Very convenient location to downtown but still has an amazing view of the water. I stayed in a 16 bed dorm and it was fairly pleasant. Most travelers were respectful of people sleeping...More

2  Thank abcoo001
Reviewed 20 January 2017

The laid back atmosphere, decor and helpful staff were so great!! the rooms/dorms were clean and bathrooms and kitchen on our floor were always well maintained. We also booked a place on their own golden circle tour which was perfect with a lunch, beer, biscuits...More

1  Thank chpridmore
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

I visited Kex Hostel a few years ago in February and had the best time. Comfortable room with great view of the snow covered mountains. Delicious food and friendly, helpful staff. It's opposite a car hire place which is really useful if you want to...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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US$44 - US$288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Harbor View Hotel in Reykjavik
#2 Ocean View Hotel in Reykjavik
#5 Trendy Hotel in Reykjavik
#15 Quaint Hotel in Reykjavik
#16 Charming Hotel in Reykjavik
#26 Budget Hotel in Reykjavik
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$44 - US$288 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Harbor View Hotel in Reykjavik
#2 Ocean View Hotel in Reykjavik
#5 Trendy Hotel in Reykjavik
#15 Quaint Hotel in Reykjavik
#16 Charming Hotel in Reykjavik
#26 Budget Hotel in Reykjavik
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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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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"OH and if you can score a room on the bay side as the views are spectacular and are a bit quieter as the..."
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"Try no pick a room close to toilet or kitchen."
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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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