The HI Reykjavik City Hostel is a fantastic choice of budget accommodation in Reykjavik, near the country’s largest swimming pool, Laugardalslaug. Those who want to meet other travellers, hang out with locals and be within walking distance of the capital’s main sites will love its atmosphere, facilities and location.
Location & Nearby
Just three minutes walk from the HI Reykjavik City Hostel is Laugardalslaug and Laugardalur Park, both of which are fantastic recreational areas for travellers. The former several swimming pools, many hot tubs and a steam room, all of which is fuelled by geothermal energy; it also has an adjacent gym. The latter, meanwhile, is a wonderful green space with the Family Park and Zoo, an art museum and a botanical garden.
All other major attractions in the city can be walked to in less than an hour. The top of Laugavegur shopping street can be reached in 20 minutes, the Sun Voyager statue in 30, the Harpa Concert Hall in 40, and the downtown area in 50. The hostel is also right by a bus stop for those who would rather get into the action immediately.
Though the hostel is slightly out of the centre, all tour operators based in the capital will still be able to pick you up with ease for the day tours they offer, which range from sightseeing to glacier hiking, snorkelling to horseback riding, and many more.
Facilities & Amenities
The HI Reykjavik City Hostel has a range of four and six-bedroom dorms with comfy furnishings and shared bathrooms, as well as four-bedroom dorms and double rooms with private ones. Groups of women can also book female-only dorms for more comfort. All rooms have access to free and fast Wifi.
Within the building are free laundry facilities, fully furnished kitchens and dining rooms, and places to store away cumbersome luggage. The Dalur Hostel Cafe is a great place to relax for families and young people alike and is a popular local hangout spot.
Why Choose HI Reykjavik City Hostel?
Anyone looking for a comfortable accommodation in a lively environment, slightly out of the city centre but still within easy walking distance of the main attractions, will love their stay at HI Reykjavik City Hostel. Book your dorm or private room now.