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Overview of Galaxy Pod Hostel

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Lobby lounge
In-room safe, free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access
In-room safe, free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access
In-room safe, free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access
In-room safe, free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access

Galaxy Pod Hostel

2 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Bar
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 72-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationHofdi House9 min walk
    Popular LocationLaugardalslaug Geothermal Pool19 min walk
    Popular LocationHallgrimskirkja19 min walk
    AirportReykjavik (KEF-Keflavik Intl.)42 min drive

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About this area

Reykjavik

Located in Reykjavik, Galaxy Pod Hostel is in the business district and near the airport. Harpa and National Museum of Iceland are cultural highlights and Laugardalslaug Geothermal Pool is a popular area attraction. Sundhollin and Reykjavik Park and Zoo are also worth visiting.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Hofdi House - 9 min walk
  • Kjarvalsstadir - 14 min walk
  • Laugardalsholl - 17 min walk
  • Laugardalslaug Geothermal Pool - 19 min walk
  • Hallgrimskirkja - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Keflavik International Airport (KEF) - 42 min drive

Restaurants

  • Reykjavík Roaster - 7 min walk
  • Devito's - 7 min walk
  • Yummi Yummi - 7 min walk
  • Hamborgarafabrikkan - 7 min walk
  • Fylgifiskar - 8 min walk

About this property

Galaxy Pod Hostel

Reykjavik capsule hotel in Hlíðar, walk to Laugavegur
This smoke-free capsule hotel features a bar/lounge, a microwave in a common area and a fridge in a common area. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, laundry facilities, tour/ticket assistance and multilingual staff are on-site. All 56 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and microwaves, plus free WiFi and hobs. Guests will also find dishwashers, ceiling fans and safes. Bathrooms are shared.
Galaxy Pod Hostel offers 56 forms of accommodation with a safe and shared/communal kitchens. Fridges and microwaves are provided.

Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries. This Reykjavik property provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 72 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - 11 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - noon
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 11:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours will receive an email with check-in instructions and key retrieval information; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk, key retrieval

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards

Property is also known as

Galaxy Pod Hostel Reykjavik
Galaxy Pod Reykjavik
Galaxy Pod Hostel Reykjavik
Galaxy Pod Hostel Capsule Hotel
Galaxy Pod Hostel Capsule Hotel Reykjavik

Frequently asked questions

4.4
Excellent
Rating 5 - Excellent. 82 out of 146 reviews
5 - Excellent 56%
Rating 4 - Good. 46 out of 146 reviews
4 - Good 32%
Rating 3 - Okay. 11 out of 146 reviews
3 - Okay 8%
Rating 2 - Poor. 5 out of 146 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 146 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.3/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
My second stay at the hostel and I can’t really fault it. Pods were clean and fresh, staff were fab, it’s in a great location and the atmosphere around the place is great.
Stayed 5 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

The staff was kind and helpful. The facility was clean. It was walking distance from downtown Reykjavik.
Stayed 7 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
Everything was fantastic, clean area and really friendly staff. Only downfall is the showers, which aren’t that powerful (some was a trickle) but I had a really good time
Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2020