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Set just 250 yards from Laugarvegur shopping street, this central Reykjavik hostel offers guest rooms and dormitory rooms with free Wi-Fi access. Harpa Concert Hall is 0.6 miles away.
A seating area and a wardrobe feature in all rooms at Kex Hostel. Some rooms have a private bathroom with shower.
Guests have access to a communal kitchen on site. A buffet breakfast is available each morning, while other meals are served at the in-house Flatus Restaurant. Drinks can be enjoyed at the on-site Drinx Bar with musical events happening every Thursday to Saturday.
Leisure options include a communal lounge and a heated outdoor terrace. Hostel Kex offers free luggage storage.
Whale watching trips depart from Reykjavik Harbor, a 20-minute walk from the hostel.
This is our guests' favourite part of Reykjavík, according to independent reviews.
Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.
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- How late can I check in?The reception is open 24/24 so no worries if you check-in late at night.Answered on 21 June 2021
- Is there a kitchen to use?hi, yes we have two well-equipped kitchens.Answered on 21 June 2021
- Do you provide airport pick up and drop off? If yes, how much is it?You can book your Airport transfer online and have a drop off at the front of the hostel. There are several operators, including the Flybus. (flybus.is)Answered on 21 July 2021
- Hi , we will arrive after midnight around 12:30 1:00 am , is there someone that can let us in or we can do self check in ?We have a 24 hour reception so you can check in any time.Answered on 21 September 2022
- Hello.c do they provide tour packages? ThanksHello. Yes, you can find all our tours and activities on kexhostel . tourdesk .isAnswered on 21 June 2022
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Open for: Lunch, Dinner
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From 15:00 hours
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in
Until 11:00 hours
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.
Children and beds
Children of any age are welcome.
Children aged 3 years and above are considered adults at this property.
To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.
Cot and extra bed policies
The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.
There are no extra beds available at this property.
All cots are subject to availability.
The minimum age for check-in is 18
Pets are not allowed.
Kex Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.
The fine print
When booking 5 beds or more, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.
FAQs about Kex Hostel
The prices at Kex Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.
Kex Hostel has 1 restaurant:
Check-in at Kex Hostel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.
Kex Hostel is 0.7 miles from the centre of Reykjavík.
Kex Hostel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):
- Evening entertainment
- Live music/performance
From the nearest airport, you can get to Kex Hostel by:
- Airport shuttle (public) 45min
Guests staying at Kex Hostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.9).
Breakfast option(s) include: