Overview

Kex Hostel

Skúlagata 28, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 561 6060

RM 240+

Overall guest ratings

8.2/10 Excellent
Based on 811 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.7
  • 9.1
  • 6.6
  • 6.0

Good to know

  • Nice building
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Beautiful architecture
  • Stylish hotel

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    About

    Set just 821 feet from Laugarvegur shopping street, this central Reykjavik hostel offers guest rooms and dormitory rooms with free Wi-Fi access. Harpa Concert Hall is 0.6 miles away. A seating area and a wardrobe feature in all rooms at Kex Hostel. Some rooms have a private bathroom with shower. Guests have access to a communal kitchen on site. A buffet breakfast is available each morning, while other meals are served at the in-house Sæmundur í Sparifötunum Restaurant. Drinks can be enjoyed at the on-site Drinx Bar. Leisure options include a communal lounge and a heated outdoor terrace. Hostel Kex offers free luggage storage. Bicycles can be rented on site. Whale watching trips depart from Reykjavik Harbour, a 20-minute walk from the hostel.

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    Amenities

    • Internet
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Bicycle hire
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Parking
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Storage available
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Non-smoking rooms available
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Facilities for disabled guests
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    Based on 811 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      9.1 "City centre within easy reach, said 91%."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      9.0 "90% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 9.1 "Incredible bar."
      8.3 "Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 83%."
    • 9.1 "Awesome vibe."
      9.3 "93% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      9.9 "99% said it was a stylish hotel."
      7.9 "79% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      9.5 "95% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.5 "95% thought the service was very professional."
      8.3 "83% said the reception staff was great."
    • 7.7 "Good amenities."
      7.7 "77% thought the building was wonderful."
      9.7 "97% thought the architecture was beautiful."
      7.9 "79% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
    • 6.6 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.0 "Internet is average."
    • 6.0 "Rooms are ok."
      5.0 "Only 50% thought the shower was ok."
      6.3 "63% thought the kitchenette was ok."
      6.3 "Only 63% said rooms were big enough."
      6.5 "Only 65% thought the furniture was functional."
    • 4.9 "Not very clean."
      4.5 "55% said rooms were dirty."
      1.7 "83% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 4.2 "Value below average."
      1.6 "84% said the breakfast was too expensive."
      2.0 "80% said beverages were too expensive."
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    Overall rating

    7.4 Good
    Based on 145 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
    • 9.3 "Awesome vibe."
      9.4 "94% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      9.8 "98% said it was a stylish hotel."
    • 9.2 "Incredible bar."
    • 8.7 "Food is delicious."
      10.0 "100% loved the menu selection."
    • 8.4 "Great service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 6.5 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.5 "Rooms are ok."
    • 4.1 "Not very clean."
      3.7 "63% said rooms were dirty."
      1.3 "87% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 3.9 "Value below average."
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    Overall rating

    7.7 Good
    Based on 40 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
    • 9.3 "Awesome vibe."
      9.4 "94% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      9.9 "99% said it was a stylish hotel."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
    • 6.8 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.0 "Rooms are ok."

    Overall rating

    8.3 Excellent
    Based on 624 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      9.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 90%."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 9.4 "World class service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.4 "94% thought the service was very professional."
      8.3 "83% said the reception staff was great."
    • 9.2 "Incredible bar."
    • 8.9 "Vibe was good."
      9.1 "91% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      9.9 "99% said it was a stylish hotel."
      7.7 "77% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
    • 7.7 "Good amenities."
      7.7 "77% thought the building was wonderful."
      7.7 "77% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
      9.7 "97% thought the architecture was beautiful."
    • 6.4 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.2 "Rooms are ok."
      5.2 "Only 52% thought the shower was ok."
      5.0 "Only 50% said rooms were clean enough."
      6.6 "66% thought the kitchenette was ok."
      6.0 "Only 60% thought the furniture was functional."
    • 6.1 "Internet is average."
    • 5.5 "Average cleanliness."
      5.0 "Only 50% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 4.6 "Value below average."
      1.9 "81% said the breakfast was too expensive."
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    Hotel type
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
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    Economy Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
    Good to know
    "Nice building"
    "Friendly atmosphere"
    "Beautiful architecture"
    "Stylish hotel"
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