Hlemmur Square

Laugavegur 105, Reykjavik, Iceland, 105

Overall Rating: 86

A hostel experience unique to Reykjavik with access to all the public facilities which have been created for both hostel and hotel, such as food service, bar with happy hour and private seating areas. Free concert for everybody every Thursday night. New gallery installations and other free events are available to you.

Combining the social experience of a hostel with the amenities of a hotel. We have created an experience that is new to Iceland with affordable yet stylish hostel accommodations as well as luxurious hotel rooms, with all guests able to access the shared spaces. The lobby, restaurant, lounge and library are designed for socializing in relaxed style. Focused on comfort and personal space we have custom built the “perfect dormitory bed” and made it up with quality linens, bed sheets, duvets and pillows. We do not accept sleeping bags. Our rooms are upscale dormitory rooms which will allow you the most comfort and views of Reykjavik. All our rooms have blackout curtains to ensure your good night sleep. There are two guest-kitchens and a pair of lounges provide a place to cook, eat and relax.


Facilities at this hostel include:

  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Currency Exchange
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Bicycle hire
  • Laundry service
  • Bar(s)
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas


Rating Type
86 Overall
82 Atmosphere
93 Staff
88 Location
87 Cleanliness
83 Facilities
93 Safety
0 Fun
80 Value

Important Information

Built in the 1930s, our five-story art-deco building embraces old and new design elements with a traditionally appointed, vibrant lobby that recalls the colorful houses that make up the city's landscape, while the rooms are modern and highlight Reykjavik's contemporary look. Located conveniently near Reykjavik's shopping, nightlife, restaurants, galleries and swimming pools, Hlemmur Square also features an attentive concierge team who can help plan your adventure to popular Iceland attractions and current city events.