Reykjavik City Hostel
Make friends, save money, and have the time of your life when you stay at Reykjavik City Hostel! The convenient location and the special touch that comes with being a Hostelling International hostel means that your time at the Reykjavik City Hostel will be an experience you’ll never forget.
Location & Nearby
The Reykjavik City Hostel is located in the peaceful Laugardalur Valley area. Laugardalur can translate to “pool valley,” named for the many natural hot springs in the area that were traditionally used for laundry, and is considered “the green heart of the city.” The hostel is right next to Laugardalslaug, a swimming complex that features an Olympic sized swimming pool and a natural geothermal pool where you can soak sore muscles after a long flight or hiking adventure. Within the park around the Laugardalur Valley area is a botanical garden, campsite, and the only zoo in Iceland, the Reykjavik Family Park and Zoo.
If you’d like to go into Reykjavik’s city center, it is possible to walk the 1.2 miles (2 kilometers) or you can hop on the bus; the stop for the direct bus is right in front of the hostel. Once you’re in the city center, be sure to visit the top sights such as the Hallgrimskirkja Church, the Harpa Concert Hall, and the Einar Jonsson Sculpture Garden.
Facilities & Amenities
Hostels are widely considered to be one of the best ways to not only save money while traveling, but meet new people and even make lifelong friends. They tend to be popular with those who are traveling solo and the extroverted types who love talking to people from all over the world. The Reykjavik City Hostel is a great place to meet new people while visiting Iceland, and who knows, you may find your next travel partner!
The Reykjavik City Hostel features fully equipped self-catering kitchens, free parking, a co-working area, a free laundry room, and, if you don’t feel like utilizing the kitchens to cook for yourself, a wonderful bar and café offering locally roasted coffee and both sweet and savory dishes. There are both private rooms and dorm rooms available, and you can choose either a shared shower/restroom or an en suite shower/restroom.
Feel great about your stay at Reykjavik City Hostel: the hostel is an eco-certified hostel which operates according to the Nordic Sustainability Ecolabel, and each stay is carbon-offset.
Why Choose Reykjavik City Hostel?
Travelers, especially those traveling solo, might worry about two things when it comes to international trips: making friends and saving money. With a hostel like Reykjavik City Hostel, you have nothing to worry about! A stay at this eco-certified hostel gives you the opportunity to make new friends and save some money, all without sacrificing comfort and convenience.
Book now to guarantee your stay at one of Reykjavik’s best hostels!