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4.2 of 5 guest rating
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Standard Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom
139 square feet
2 Twin Bunk Beds
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Other room types
Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom (excl. towels & linens)
667 square feet
8 Twin Bunk Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
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Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom (excl. towels & linens)
323 square feet
5 Twin Bunk Beds
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Deluxe Single Room, Private Bathroom
161 square feet
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Family Room, Shared Bathroom
258 square feet
2 Twin Bunk Beds and 1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 6 guests
(up to 5 children)
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Standard Double Room, Shared Bathroom
172 square feet
1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Superior Double Room, Private Bathroom, Ocean View
Room with view
215 square feet
1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Get an overview of this hotel
Bayside Reykjavik hostel in Downtown, walk to Laugavegur

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk

With a stay at Kex Hostel Reykjavík, you'll be centrally located in Reykjavik, steps from Laugavegur and 9 minutes by foot from Hallgrimskirkja. This hostel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Harpa and 1 mi (1.6 km) from Reykjavik Harbour.

Make yourself at home in one of the 43 individually decorated guestrooms. Prepare your meals in the shared/communal kitchen. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Take in the views from a terrace and a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access. This hostel also features concierge services and gift shops/newsstands.

At Kex Hostel Reykjavík, enjoy a satisfying meal at the restaurant. Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 7:00 AM to 10:30 AM for a fee.

Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, multilingual staff, and luggage storage. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours).

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Kex Hostel Reykjavík

28 Skúlagata, Reykjavik, 101

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hostel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access. For a surcharge, an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests. This business-friendly hostel also offers a library, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance.

Kex Hostel Reykjavík is a smoke-free property.

  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Shared microwave
  • Street parking
  • Shared refrigerator
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Meeting rooms
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Total number of rooms - 43
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Icelandic

Room Amenities

Kex Hostel Reykjavík offers 43 accommodations with safes and complimentary toiletries. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations include desks. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Housekeeping is offered daily and hair dryers can be requested.

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free toiletries
  • In-room safe
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Free WiFi
  • Individually furnished
  • Individually decorated
  • Shared/communal kitchen access
  • Heating

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7:00 AM and 10:30 AM.

Onsite venue - This gastropub specializes in local and international cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM

Check-in time ends at anytime

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for ISK 5300 per night.

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

No onsite parking is available

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No onsite parking is available. Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning

Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection

Cashless transactions are available

Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly

Temperature checks are not available to guests

Masks are not compulsory at the property

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Contactless food service / room service is not available

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Reservation is not required for facilities onsite

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Contactless check-out is not available

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Mobile key entry is not available

Debit cards not accepted

Gloves are available to guests

Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is not available

No elevators

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: ISK 1690.00 for adults and ISK 1690 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: ISK 7700 per person (roundtrip)
  • Rollaway bed fee: ISK 5300 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Kex Hostel
  • Kex Reykjavík
  • Kex Hostel Reykjavík Reykjavik
  • Kex Hostel Reykjavík Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Kex Hostel Reykjavík Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Reykjavik

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

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