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Well situated in the Vesturbær district of Reykjavík, Refurinn Reykjavik Guesthouse is set 1.5 km from Hallgrímskirkja Church, 1.6 km from Solfar Sun Voyager and 3.6 km from The Pearl. The property is located 49 km from Blue Lagoon, 400 metres from Reykjavik Old Harbour and 1.1 km from Harpa Concert Hall & Conference Centre. The accommodation offers a shared kitchen, and luggage storage for guests. Featuring a shared bathroom with a shower and a hairdryer, rooms at the hostel also provide guests with free WiFi. At Refurinn Reykjavik Guesthouse every room includes bed linen and towels. Laugavegur Shopping Street is 3.1 km from the accommodation, while Reykjavik Art Museum: Kjarvalsstadir is 3.7 km away. The nearest airport is Reykjavík Domestic Airport, 2 km from Refurinn Reykjavik Guesthouse.

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

Refurinn Reykjavik Guesthouse has been welcoming guests since 3 Jul 2019.

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Property highlights

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

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Room type
2 single beds
2 single beds
1 large double bed
2 single beds
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1 large double bed
2 single beds
1 large double bed
2 single beds
1 large double bed
2 single beds
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Guest reviews


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  • Alice
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Great location. Super clean. Has everything you could need for a stay in Reykjavik. Highly recommend.
  • Esme
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Clean, warm and comfortable room. Minimal staff/host presence but bathrooms were well maintained and we had all the information we needed to let ourselves in. Also appreciated the spare toiletries in the bathrooms as my body wash was unfortunately...
  • Marc
    Location was excellent, we were within walking distance to all restaurants, the piers, bus station, could not fault the location
  • Sayaka
    It was very comfortable stay for us! In the kitchen,there are seasonings and disposable tableware that you can use freely. And the location is very nice.
  • Anja
    Easy Check-In, near the harbour, cute little room,free tea and coffee, very calm neighbourhood, perfect stay for two people
  • Sophia
    The location is great. Quiet neighbourhood, clean and comfortable room, and the ability to store our bags for a short time after checkout was very helpful.
  • Ines
    This guesthouse was a amazing! Location was perfect but in a quiet street, nice room, bathrooms and kitchen. It had an outdoor patio with a table where we ate breakfast every day. Loved it!
  • Sade
    Building was beautiful in an excellent location. Rooms were nice and tidy, and the sink was a definite plus in the room. We especially were grateful about the storage ability after check out! We enjoyed our stay and loved conversing with other...
  • Lauren
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Good location, very convenient for walking into the centre. Easy self check in. Room was a good size and had everything we needed.
  • Ping
    Very good location. Room, bathroom room and kitchen are all clean.

Property questions and answers
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  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    Yes, we offer luggage storage at the house - accessible 24 hours.
    Answered on 13 September 2019
  • Are sheets and towels included?

    Yes, sheets and towels are included.
    Answered on 13 September 2019
  • Is free parking included with all room reservations? Marilyn Weiss

    Hi Marilyn, Thank you for reaching out to us. Refurinn Guesthouse has no private parking, but street parking around the property is free.
    Answered on 10 May 2022
  • How to get to and from the airport? Where would we get transportation near the property?

    There are several transport options available. We are located a five minute walk from City Hall, where you can meet up with tour and airport transfers.
    Answered on 20 January 2020
  • is there any canteen?

    We do not cook or serve food at the property, but all guests have access to a fully equipped kitchen to cook their meals in.
    Answered on 23 November 2020
  • Hi, Is it possible to arrive before official check in just to leave our luggage ? Thanks.

    Yes, we have a locked bag storage available to guests 24/7.
    Answered on 9 April 2022
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Facilities of Refurinn Reykjavik Guesthouse
Great facilities! Review score, 8.3

Most popular facilities
  • Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Heating
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Shared kitchen
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and charges may be applicable.
  • Street parking
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-in/check-out
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

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Available 24 hours


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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.

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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.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

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

FAQs about Refurinn Reykjavik Guesthouse

  • Refurinn Reykjavik Guesthouse is 500 yards from the centre of Reykjavík. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at Refurinn Reykjavik Guesthouse may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Check-in at Refurinn Reykjavik Guesthouse is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Refurinn Reykjavik Guesthouse offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):