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Located 2.2 mi from Reykjavik city center, this eco-certified hostel is beside the geothermally heated Laugardalslaug Swimming Pool. It features a family friendly coffee house, food and bar, 2 communal kitchens and free private parking.

At Dalur - HI Hostel, guests can choose accommodations with either private or shared bathrooms. Free WiFi is available throughout the hostel.

Dalur Cafe offers mostly organic breakfast, fairtrade coffee & tea, local meals, and drinks. Guests can barbecue on the terrace all year round.

Leisure options include a communal lounge and an outdoor terrace.

There are Regular events and walking Trails out of the hostel.

Staff can help arrange various activities including horse riding, whale watching activities. Free Pick up for Highland Bus and many excursions and airport transport.

Hostel offers free luggage storage and offers free laundry facilities for guests.

Dalur - HI Hostel has been welcoming guests since Jun 24, 2011

Property Highlights

Breakfast Info

Continental, Breakfast to go

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
4 bunk beds
1 futon bed
4 bunk beds
1 futon bed
2 bunk beds
4 bunk beds
4 bunk beds
1 futon bed
5 twin beds
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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • Are sheets and towels included?
    Sheets included for all rooms Towels included for double rooms
    Answered on October 15, 2019
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?
    Answered on October 15, 2019
  • Hi there, Do you have any rooms with double beds? Looking to book for 5-9 January. Thanks, Kunal
    Hi Kunal, We do have double/twin bedrooms available then. Looking forward seeing you! :) Kind regards, Elcke-Reception
    Answered on December 16, 2019
  • Hello, Are there still 4 beds available for the Mixed Dorm Room for the 21-22 January? It looks a bit grey the background, like it is unavailable. Tha..
    For now, it seems like it !
    Answered on October 4, 2022
  • What are the check-in and check-out hours?
    Hi ! Thanks for your patience. Usually 8am to 4pm, but can be extended. We have procedures for late-checking after hours. So no worries. Regards, Greg
    Answered on June 20, 2022
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Area info *
1 Restaurant On Site

    Dalur - fjölskyldukaffihus

    Food: Local

    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, High tea, Cocktail hour

Amenities of Dalur - HI Hostel
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Playground
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Wired internet is available in some rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Public transit tickets Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Baby safety gates
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Laundry
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Pet bowls
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Lowered sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • Danish
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Icelandic
  • Dutch

House rules

Dalur - HI Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


5:00 AM - 10:00 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 over 1 are welcome.

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

1 - 2 years
Crib upon request
3+ years
Extra bed upon request

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 1 and up are allowed)


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

The property requires that the credit card holder’s name matches the guest’s name on the booking confirmation. Guests are required to show photo identification and the same credit card used for booking upon check-in.

The property does not accept cash payments, cards only.

When booking for 10 or more people, please contact the property directly to arrange your reservation.

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

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

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 Dalur - HI Hostel

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Dalur - HI Hostel by:

    • Bus 15min

  • Check-in at Dalur - HI Hostel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

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

  • Dalur - HI Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Playground
    • Happy hour

  • Dalur - HI Hostel has 1 restaurant:

    • Dalur - fjölskyldukaffihus

  • Dalur - HI Hostel is 2 miles from the center of Reykjavík.

  • Guests staying at Dalur - HI Hostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Breakfast to go