This hostel is a 10-minute drive from Keflavík International Airport. It offers breakfast from 03:30 and free Wi-Fi. Facilities include a shared kitchen, TV lounge and terrace.

Start Hostel’s rooms offer simple, modern décor and blackout blinds. Guests can choose between rooms with a private bathroom or dormitory facilities. A communal laundry room is also available.

Restaurants and a gym are within 5 minutes’ walk, while a children’s playground is found on site.

The Blue Lagoon geothermal spa is 12 mi from Start Hostel Keflavík Airport. The Viking World museum is a 10-minute drive away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.5 for a two-person trip.

Start Keflavík Airport has been welcoming guests since Jul 31, 2013

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.5)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
4 twin beds
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
5 twin beds
3 twin beds
1 queen bed
3 twin beds
1 twin bed
1 queen bed
1 twin bed
1 full bed
3 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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  • Hello, Are you still open because of the coronavirus? I am coming April 15th - will you be open? Best regards
    Yes we are open, and look forward to welcoming you on the 15th of April.
    Answered on 13 April 2020
  • wat time start your breakfast service starts?
    Breakfast is from 04:00-09:30 in the mornings (4am-9:30am)
    Answered on 8 January 2020
  • Can we arrive after midnight?
    No problem, our reception is open 24 hours, check in time begins at 16:00, if you require early or late check-in time just let us know we will do our ..
    Answered on 23 January 2020
  • How much is a taxi to the airport?
    Hi, The price for the taxi from airport to our hostel is around 4000 isk
    Answered on 1 September 2022
  • Hi! My name is Irving. My flight arrives late at night (11:30pm); can my family and I check in after midnight hours? Thank you!
    Dear Irving, Yes, of course you can check in after midnight. Best Regards, Izabela
    Answered on 8 December 2021
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Amenities of Start Keflavík Airport
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Shared kitchen
  • Dining table
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Playground
Living Area
  • Dining area
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Convenience store on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Icelandic
  • Japanese
  • Polish

House rules

Start Keflavík Airport takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 4:00 PM


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 of all ages are welcome.

Children 6 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

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request

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.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Start Keflavík Airport accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

During 1 October - 30 April, check-in is only possible when a time is agreed upon with the property. Please contact Start Keflavik Airport prior to arrival to confirm the time.

Please inform Start Keflavík Airport 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.

FAQs about Start Keflavík Airport

  • Start Keflavík Airport offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Playground

  • Start Keflavík Airport is 2.7 miles from the center of Keflavík.

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

  • Guests staying at Start Keflavík Airport can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet

  • Check-in at Start Keflavík Airport is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.