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Kex Hostel

Skúlagata 28, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 561 6060

$74+

Overall guest ratings

8.2/10 Excellent
based on 841 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.7
  • 9.3
  • 5.8
  • 5.5

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 841 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      9.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 90%."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      9.0 "90% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 9.3 "Awesome vibe."
      9.4 "94% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      9.9 "99% said it was a stylish hotel."
      8.3 "83% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
    • 9.0 "Incredible bar."
      8.7 "Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 87%."
    • 8.7 "Great service."
      9.5 "95% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.5 "95% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.0 "Amenities are good."
      8.0 "80% thought the building was wonderful."
      9.8 "98% thought the architecture was beautiful."
      8.3 "83% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
      8.0 "80% loved the terrace."
    • 5.8 "Rooms are ok."
      6.7 "67% thought the kitchenette was ok."
      6.8 "Only 68% said rooms were big enough."
      6.0 "Only 60% thought the furniture was functional."
    • 5.5 "Internet is average."
    • 5.1 "Average cleanliness."
    • 4.1 "Value below average."
      1.9 "81% 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 168 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
    • 9.4 "Awesome vibe."
      9.5 "95% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      9.8 "98% said it was a stylish hotel."
    • 9.0 "Incredible bar."
    • 8.8 "Food is delicious."
      10.0 "100% loved the menu selection."
    • 8.2 "Great service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 5.4 "Rooms are ok."
    • 4.2 "Not very clean."
      4.1 "59% said rooms were dirty."
      1.8 "82% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 3.7 "Value below average."
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    Overall rating

    7.7 Good
    based on 50 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
    • 9.4 "Awesome vibe."
      9.5 "95% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      9.9 "99% said it was a stylish hotel."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
    • 7.3 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.8 "Rooms are ok."

    Overall rating

    8.3 Excellent
    based on 622 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      8.9 "City centre within easy reach, said 89%."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 9.1 "World class service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.4 "94% thought the service was very professional."
    • 9.0 "Incredible bar."
    • 9.0 "Awesome vibe."
      9.2 "92% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      9.9 "99% said it was a stylish hotel."
      8.2 "82% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
    • 7.9 "Good amenities."
      8.0 "80% thought the building was wonderful."
      8.2 "82% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
      9.7 "97% thought the architecture was beautiful."
    • 6.1 "Rooms are ok."
      5.2 "Only 52% said rooms were clean enough."
      6.4 "Only 64% said rooms were big enough."
      6.8 "68% thought the kitchenette was ok."
      5.6 "Only 56% thought the furniture was functional."
    • 5.6 "Internet is average."
    • 5.4 "Average cleanliness."
      5.2 "Only 52% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 4.5 "Value below average."
      2.2 "78% 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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    Guests recommend this hotel for solo travelers.
    Economy Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
    Good to know
    "Nice building"
    "Friendly atmosphere"
    "Beautiful architecture"
    "Stylish hotel"
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