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Located in Reykjavík, Lækur Hostel features a terrace, restaurant, bar, and free WiFi throughout the property. The property is around 1.3 miles from Solfar Sun Voyager, 1.8 miles from Hallgrímskirkja Church and 2.3 miles from The Pearl. The property provides a shared kitchen and luggage storage space for guests. At the hostel each room comes with a shared bathroom and bed linen. Blue Lagoon is 30 miles from Lækur Hostel, while Laugavegur Shopping Street is 1.1 miles away. The nearest airport is Reykjavík Domestic, 2.5 miles from the accommodation, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Lækur Hostel has been welcoming guests since Jun 21, 2017

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Property Highlights

FREE parking!

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Travel Sustainable Level 2
This property is making considerable investments and efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
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  • Hi, I wanted to ask about late check-ins. My plane lands at 00:20.Is late check in something that you offer at your facility? Kind regards, Daria

    Late check in is not a problem. If you arrive when our reception is closed, we will leave the keys in a special place and send you late check in instructions.
    Answered on 17 December 2019
  • Hello :) Could I store my Bike Box at your Hostel for a Week if I stay one night in the beginning and one in the end? Thanks in advance!

    Hello, Unfortunately it is not possible to store bike box in our hostel. We can recommend to use public luggage lockers which offer storage for bicycles.
    Answered on 20 June 2022
  • Is there free parking?

    Yes, on street parking is free of charge
    Answered on 29 June 2022
  • Hi, are there tours going from the hostel?

    Hello, We do not organize tours ourselves, but is is possible to book all kind of tours and activities with pick up / drop off from our doors.
    Answered on 21 May 2022
  • Hi I am planning to visit Iceland. Due to covid rules, I would have to selfisolate. would that be possible in your hostel? Any advice? Cheers.

    Thank you for your message. Unfortunately it is not allowed to stay for quarantine in hostels and guesthouses with shared facilities.
    Answered on 23 May 2021
  • what time is the check in ?

    The check in time if from 14:00
    Answered on 27 July 2020
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Area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Kaffi Laugalækur
    • Cuisine
      Pizza • Seafood • Local • European • Grill/BBQ
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Modern
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan

Amenities of Lækur Hostel

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Terrace
  • Heating
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Temporary art galleries
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible).
  • Street parking
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Icelandic
  • Russian
  • Ukrainian

House rules

Lækur Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 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

Child policies

Children not allowed.

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 are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted Lækur Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

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 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.

Please inform Lækur 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.

FAQs about Lækur Hostel

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

  • Lækur Hostel has 1 restaurant:

    • Kaffi Laugalækur

  • The nearest beach is 1,300 feet from Lækur Hostel. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

    • Temporary art galleries

  • Lækur Hostel is 1.7 miles from the center of Reykjavík. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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