Reykjavik City HI Hostel. Ideal self catering accommodation for groups, families and individuals.
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Central and eco-friendly
Newly renovated and comfortable hostel in Laugardalur Park, next to the city's largest geothermal pool and Reykjavík Campsite. Excellent facilities for groups of all sizes, families and individuals alike. The hostel was the first eco-certified accommodation in Reykjavík and offers a wide selection of rooms with linen included, great deals on tours and excursions with complimentary pick-up, as well as free parking and bike rental. Staff are available at hand at all hours to help you make the most of your stay in the city.
Hostel Facilities
• Family rooms    • Cycle rental    • Lockers available
• Suitable for wheelchair users            • Free WiFi   • Laundry facilities
• Self-catering kitchen   • Common room(s)           • Game room
• Breakfast served every day   • Café/Bar   • Luggage storage
• Travel/Tour bureau   • Cycle storage   • BBQ
• Female dorm w/shared or private wc         


GPS: 64.146406, -21.874809000000027

Reykjavík City HI Hostel is located in Laugardalur Park close to swimming pools and a campground. You will need 30 minutes to walk to the centre along the seashore. Bikes for rent.

Public transport: BSÍ (Bus Central Station) is on a direct bus line to the Hostel. Take bus no. 14 to City Centre. From City Centre / BSÍ: Take bus no. 14 to Laugarásvegur bus stop.

Parking: We have plenty of free parking onsite.

Airport: To and from Keflavík Airport (50 km): FlyBus and Airport Express run to a schedule connecting with every flight, and will drop you off at the hostel / the airport upon request.

From Reykjavík Domestic Airport (3 km): Take bus no. 15 to Hlemmur, change to bus no. 14 and get off at Laugarásvegur bus stop.

To Reykjavík Domestic Airport: Take bus no. 14 to BSÍ and walk 15 minutes to the service centre.

Sea Port: Reykjavík Harbour is located 3 km from the hostel.

At the hostel and in the area
  • Only 2 km away from the city centre and right next to Reykjavík's main swimming pool, the hostel is tremendously well located.
  • There are excellent facilities for groups of all sizes, as well as families and lone travellers, including guest kitchens, a BBQ-deck, laundry room and bike rental.
  • There is a wide selection of rooms, most with ensuite bathrooms and all with bed linen included. Free WiFi throughout the premises.
  • Get great deals on tours available for booking at reception.
  • The staff are always at hand to help you make the most of your stay in Reykjavík.
Reykjavík City HI Hostel is well suited to serve groups and provides quality, secure and affordable accommodation to all types of groups. 
The hostel welcomes groups of up to 100 people all year round.

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Facilities and Services for Groups
Dorm rooms and private rooms.
Free WiFi.
Bed linen included.
Lounge area.
Self-catering facilities, kitchen and dining area.
Rooms with wheelchair access.
Breakfast, lunch packages and dinner can be arranged.
You can book the hostel for your group. 
We will be happy to discuss the options available to you and your group.
Fact Sheets
Here you can download information about the hostel for your group. 

Book your Daytour with us

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  • Flybus Schedule - Airport to BSI

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  • Flybus Schedule - BSI to Airport

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  • Bus Schedule - Airport to Reykjavik Bus Terminal

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  • Flybus Schedule - Airport to BSI

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  • Flybus Schedule - BSI to Airport

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  • Bus Schedule - Airport to Reykjavik Bus Terminal

    Flybus Airport from Keflavík International Airport to Reykjavík

  • Bus Schedule - Reykjavik Bus terminal to Airport

    Flybus Airport from Reykjavík Grey Line Bus terminal to Keflavík International Airport.

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