Reykjavik City Hostel

Sundlaugavegur 34, Reykjavik, Iceland, -

Overall Rating: 77

The award winning, eco labelled Reykjavík City offers comfortable budget accommodation and excellent facilities, both indoors and outdoors. It is located right in the heart of Laugardalur Park next door to the national sport stadiums and Iceland´s biggest Pool & Spa. It It is within 30 minute walking distance from the city center, along the scenic Reykjavík coastline, or 10 minutes by bike or bus. It has been an Eco certified place to stay since 2004.

A wide range of comfortable accommodation is available. Our 4 to 6 person rooms all have a private bathroom and free lockers in the room. The 6 bed rooms with shared bathroom come with access to lockers for a small fee. HI Membership is not required to stay at the hostel, but holders enjoy members benefits. The 1 year membership card can be purchased in our reception for 3000 ISK. Our budget option 6 bedded shared bathroom dormitory is designed for sleeping bag accommodation. You can bring your own sleeping bag or rent a duvet -blanket- set for 1000 ISK (paid once per say). Towels are 400 ISK per piece. Bed sheets and pillows are included in the advertised rates. Towels are complimentary for all our double / twin rooms. One of the best thermal pools of Reykjavik, Laugardalslaug is next door. Don’t forget to bring also a swimming suit + pool towel to enjoy one of the hot tubs there.


Facilities at this hostel include:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Fax
  • Bicycle hire
  • BBQ area
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Outside area
  • Television room


Rating Type
77 Overall
73 Atmosphere
85 Staff
59 Location
87 Cleanliness
82 Facilities
84 Safety
0 Fun
73 Value

Important Information

Facilities include free WIFI in your room and all lounges, coffee bar, three fully equipped guest kitchens, dining area and laundry facilities. Our breakfast buffet is a good start to the day. Ample lounge areas and an outdoor patio and garden. Computer access, free movie hire and social events. Supermarket nearby open 24hrs. The reception team will help you organize your visit to this exciting City; bus passes, bikes, rental cars and all recommended day tours and excursions, including Northern Light tours, The Blue lagoon, Husky and Glacier tours, hiking and biking. Guests enjoy complimentary pick-up service for most tours. Great specials and package deals available. Opening hours: The hostel is open 24 hours, all year around. Check in is any time after 14:00. Early Check In can be requested. Check out is before 10:00. Free luggage storage on arrival and departure. Long-term storage available.