Overview

Kex Hostel
Top Economy Hotel

Skúlagata 28, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 561 6060

RM 266+

Overall guest ratings

8.1/10 Excellent
Based on 787 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.8
  • 9.1
  • 5.3
  • 4.8

Good to know

  • 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

    8.1 Excellent
    Based on 748 reviews
    • 9.8 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      8.6 "86% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 9.1 "Incredible bar."
      8.7 "Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 87%."
    • 8.9 "Vibe was good."
      9.0 "90% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      9.9 "99% said it was a stylish hotel."
      8.6 "86% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
    • 8.9 "Food is delicious."
      10.0 "100% loved the menu selection."
      8.6 "86% were happy with the price."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the side dishes."
    • 8.0 "Great service."
      8.9 "89% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 5.3 "Rooms are ok."
      5.9 "59% thought the kitchenette was ok."
      6.7 "Only 67% thought the furniture was functional."
    • 4.8 "Not very clean."
      4.4 "56% said rooms were dirty."
      3.3 "67% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 4.5 "Internet is poor."
      3.3 "67% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 3.2 "Terrible value."
      0.0 "100% said the breakfast was too expensive."
      1.7 "83% said beverages were too expensive."
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    Overall rating

    7.6 Good
    Based on 194 reviews
    • 9.8 "Terrific location."
    • 9.2 "Awesome vibe."
      9.2 "92% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      9.8 "98% said it was a stylish hotel."
    • 9.1 "Incredible bar."
    • 9.0 "Food is to die for."
      10.0 "100% loved the menu selection."
    • 7.8 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.0 "Rooms are ok."
      2.1 "79% complained about the bathroom."
      3.7 "63% said rooms were dirty."
      2.8 "72% said the bathroom was dirty."
      3.2 "68% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.1 "79% had problems with the shower."
    • 4.0 "Not very clean."
      3.7 "63% said rooms were dirty."
      2.8 "72% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 3.0 "Terrible value."
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    Overall rating

    7.7 Good
    Based on 37 reviews
    • 9.8 "Terrific location."
    • 9.1 "Awesome vibe."
      9.1 "91% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      9.9 "99% said it was a stylish hotel."
    • 8.9 "Food is delicious."
    • 8.2 "Breakfast is good."
    • 7.9 "Good service."
    • 6.6 "Average comfort."
    • 5.7 "Rooms are ok."
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    Overall rating

    8.3 Excellent
    Based on 516 reviews
    • 9.8 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
    • 9.1 "Incredible bar."
    • 9.0 "Awesome vibe."
      9.1 "91% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      9.9 "99% said it was a stylish hotel."
      8.5 "85% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
    • 8.7 "Food is delicious."
      8.4 "84% were happy with the price."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.9 "79% thought the service was very professional."
      7.1 "71% said the reception staff was great."
    • 5.9 "Rooms are ok."
      5.0 "Only 50% said rooms were clean enough."
      6.0 "60% thought the kitchenette was ok."
      7.0 "70% thought rooms were spacious."
      6.9 "Only 69% thought the furniture was functional."
    • 5.3 "Average cleanliness."
      5.0 "Only 50% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 4.4 "Internet is poor."
    • 3.2 "Terrible value."
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    Hotel type
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
    Solo Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for solo travelers.
    Economy Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
    Good to know
    "Friendly atmosphere"
    "Beautiful architecture"
    "Stylish hotel"
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