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If you're hoping to find somewhere affordable to stay in Reykjavik, one of the 16 hostels here could be a great option for you. No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dormitory-style accommodations all have the following:
Hostels are a great way to stay in Reykjavik for a good value, so you can save more for sightseeing. You can check out the museums and other cultural highlights in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.
Ready to book a hostel? These top picks have the best reviews from our guests and could be a good place to start looking:
Kex Hostel Reykjavík - Located within a 5-minute walk of Laugavegur. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a restaurant, and a bar. Rooms come with free toiletries and desks.
Vibrant Iceland Hostel - You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as laundry facilities. You'll find showers, lockers, and hair dryers in all rooms.
Reykjavik Downtown HI Hostel - Located steps from Reykjavik Harbour. You can take advantage of free WiFi and tour/ticket assistance, as well as laundry facilities. Rooms come with showers.
Galaxy Pod Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Laugavegur. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a bar, and a shared/communal kitchen. You'll find showers, free toiletries, and lockers in all rooms.
Hostel B47 - Located within a 5-minute walk of Laugavegur. You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as a 24-hour front desk. You'll find showers and hair dryers in all rooms.
Good weather's definitely a plus when you're discovering new places, so here's some information about the local climate:
Depending on what you're interested in, you might enjoy these places:Top Sights
In general, Reykjavik is known for its:
You can fly into the closest airport in Reykjavik (RKV-Reykjavik Domestic), located 1.2 mi (2 km) away from the city center. An alternative is Reykjavik (KEF-Keflavik Intl.), which is 23.2 mi (37.3 km) away.