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3.9 of 5 guest rating
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Basic Room, 2 Single Beds, Shared Bathroom
139 square feet
2 Single Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Reykjavik hostel in Downtown, walk to National Museum of Iceland

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Smoke-free property


Located in Downtown, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of National Museum of Iceland and University of Iceland. Reykjavik City Hall and Laugavegur are also within 15 minutes.

Property features

A restaurant, a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café are available at this smoke-free hostel. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include coffee/tea in a common area, a garden and a TV in a common area.

Room amenities

All 43 rooms provide full-sized fridge/freezers, microwaves and hobs.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Dining options at the hostel include a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. This Reykjavik hostel also offers a garden, coffee/tea in common area and a television in common area. Complimentary self-parking is available on-site.

Student Hostel is a smoke-free property.

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Restaurant
  • Total number of rooms - 43
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Television in common areas
  • Free self parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Smoke-free property
  • Garden

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Full-sized fridge/freezer
  • Microwave


Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Icelandic


Free self parking

Room Amenities

Student Hostel offers 43 forms of accommodation with shared/communal kitchens and blackout curtains. Full-sized fridge/freezers and microwaves are provided. Guests have access to shared bathrooms.

  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared/communal kitchen
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Microwave
  • Linens provided
  • Oven
  • Cookware, dishware and utensils
  • Full-sized fridge/freezer
  • Stovetop

Where to Eat

Stúdentakjallarinn – This restaurant serves lunch, dinner and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.


  • Pets not allowed

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 are 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. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

One child stays free

No cots (infant beds) available

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

No lifts


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • City/local tax: ISK300.0

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Hotel Names

  • Gardur
  • Gardur Hotel
  • Gardur Reykjavik
  • Hotel Gardur
  • Hotel Gardur Reykjavik
  • Student Hostel Reykjavik
  • Student Reykjavik
  • Student Hostel Reykjavik
  • Student Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Student Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Reykjavik
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