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Set just 250 meters from Laugarvegur shopping street, this central Reykjavik hostel offers guest rooms and dormitory rooms with free Wi-Fi access. Harpa Concert Hall is 1 km 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.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Reykjavík, this property has an excellent location score of 9.2

Breakfast info

Continental

Parking available on-site


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Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 large double bed
1 large double bed
2 bunk beds
and
1 large double bed
4 bunk beds
and
1 large double bed
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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.7
Facilities
8.0
Cleanliness
7.8
Comfort
7.8
Value for money
8.1
Location
9.2
Free WiFi
8.4
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Johanna
    Germany Germany
    Love the atmosphere and the concerts. Breakfast is really delicious and cheap, and especially the date night pizza is awesome.
  • Hannah
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    My first impression of the Hostel was how beautifully it was decorated, it had such a cosy and welcoming vibe! I unexpectedly got upgraded to a private room despite only staying for one night! I loved how the bathrooms were spread across the main...
  • Moumita
    Malaysia Malaysia
    All good, but travelling could be little bit more supportive

Property surroundings

Restaurants
1 restaurant on site

  • Flatus
    • Cuisine
      Local
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner

Facilities of Kex Hostel
Great facilities! Review score, 8

Most popular facilities
  • Parking on site
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Terrace
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Toilet
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
Outdoors
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Live music/performance
  • Evening entertainment
  • Darts
Living Area
  • Seating Area
  • Desk
Food & Drink
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed) and costs € 5.60 per day.
    Services
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Lockers
    • Luggage storage
    • Tour desk
    • 24-hour front desk
    • Meeting/banquet facilities
      Additional charge
    Reception services
    • Invoice provided
    Entertainment and family services
    • Board games/puzzles
    • Board games/puzzles
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Safety deposit box
    General
    • Minimarket on site
    • Heating
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Languages spoken
    • English
    • Icelandic

    Property practices

    This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.

    House rules

    Kex Hostel takes special requests - add in the next step!

    Check-in

    From 15:00

    Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

    Check-out

    Until 11:00

     

    Cancellation/
    prepayment

    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

    Child policies

    Children of any age are welcome.

    Children 3 years and above will be charged as 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

    0 - 2 years
    Cot upon request
    Free

    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.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18

    Pets

    Pets are not allowed.

    Maestro Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Cash is not accepted Kex Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print
    Need-to-know information for guests at this property

    Please let Kex Hostel know your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking or contact the property. Please note that for booking more than 10 rooms, special policies apply.

    When booking 5 beds or more, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

    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.

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

    FAQs about Kex Hostel

    • Guests staying at Kex Hostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.4).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental

    • Kex Hostel has 1 restaurant:

      • Flatus

    • 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 is 0.7 miles from the centre of Reykjavík. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

      • Darts
      • Evening entertainment
      • Live music/performance

    • Check-in at Kex Hostel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.