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Galaxy Pod Hostel is a comfortable, relaxing and cozy hostel offering dormitory rooms and sleeping capsules in Reykjavík. The start of the pedestrian portion of Laugavegur High Street is about 2,450 feet away from the hostel. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property.
Our professional staff will assist you with everything you need during our opening hours.

Because of the pandemic, our property might have to reduce our front desk opening hours and services.

Featuring adjustable lighting, the sleeping capsules also include personal a safe deposit box, a locker, various lighting settings, a fan as well as a curtain and door for privacy. All our rooms are dormitories, all have access to shared bathroom facilities and kitchen.
None of our capsules provide a locking system for security reasons, they offer air circulation (no air conditioning), and they are great for experiencing comfort and privacy.

Most of Tour companies provide pick-ups and drop-offs right from in front our property.
Our location offers free public parking, proximity to supermarkets, shopping malls, parks, departure routes for the airport and for the out-of-town Icelandic natural attractions.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.1 for a two-person trip.

Galaxy Pod Hostel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jul 27, 2015

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.3)

Free Parking Available On Site


Availability

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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • Is it possible to book a pod for two?
    Yes, we offer double pod beds suitable for couples.
    Answered on January 5, 2020
  • Can we eat in the pods?
    It's not possible to eat in the pods.
    Answered on May 8, 2020
  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?
    No, all beds are made upon arrival and we do not allow guests to use their own sleeping bags or linen.
    Answered on September 9, 2019
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?
    No. You can open the locker with your key card.
    Answered on September 9, 2019
  • Is there a linen charge at this hostel?
    We provide new clean sheets and duvets for all our Guests and that's included without any extra charge,
    Answered on October 20, 2019
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Amenities of Galaxy Pod Hostel
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
  • Dining table
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Happy hour
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sitting area
Food & Drink
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • Safe
General
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Fan
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Galaxy Pod Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

12:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of EUR 200 is required on arrival. That's about 210.91USD. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 6 are welcome.

Children 7 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking for more than 8 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Discover JCB Diners Club American Express Galaxy Pod Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that Guests need to be vaccinated to be able to stay at the property, as most of our facilities are shared or common.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries on dates where such guidelines exist.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Please inform Galaxy Pod Hostel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

A damage deposit of EUR 200 is required on arrival. That's about 210.91USD. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Galaxy Pod Hostel

  • Galaxy Pod Hostel is 1.2 miles from the center of Reykjavík.

  • Galaxy Pod Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Happy hour

  • Check-in at Galaxy Pod Hostel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Galaxy Pod Hostel by:

    • Airport shuttle (public) 45min

  • The prices at Galaxy Pod Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.