Stay in the heart of Reykjavík – Excellent location – show map
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Set just 800 feet 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 mi 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' favorite part of Reykjavík, according to independent reviews.
Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.
Most popular amenities
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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 June 21, 2021
- Is there a kitchen to use?hi, yes we have two well-equipped kitchens.Answered on June 21, 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 July 21, 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 September 21, 2022
- Hello.c do they provide tour packages? ThanksHello. Yes, you can find all our tours and activities on kexhostel . tourdesk .isAnswered on June 21, 2022
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Open for: Lunch, Dinner
Most popular amenities
From 3:00 PM
Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in
Until 11:00 AM
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.
Children & Beds
Children of all ages are welcome.
Children 3 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
The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.
There are no extra beds available at this property.
All cribs 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 the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.
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.
Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.
FAQs about Kex Hostel
Kex Hostel is 0.7 miles from the center of Reykjavík.
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:
Kex Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):
- Evening entertainment
- Live music/Performance
Check-in at Kex Hostel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.
The prices at Kex Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.
Kex Hostel has 1 restaurant: