KEX Hostel


A trendyhostelhoused in an old biscuit factory in Reykjavik city centre in Iceland. Budget hotel & guesthouse offering great value accommodation.
Offering views of the Atlantic Ocean, this hip hostel shares a building with artists’ studios. It’s a 3-minute walk from a bus stop and an 11-minute walk from Harpa concert hall.

Informal mixed-sex and female-only dorms offer bunk beds, lockers and shared bathrooms. Private rooms are available; some have ocean views and/or private facilities. Kids age 17 and under are welcome in private rooms with an adult.

There’s a trendy gastropub with a cozy reading corner. Other amenities include 2 shared kitchens, a heated outdoor patio and a vintage-inspired barbershop, plus laundry facilities and a meeting room/boxing gym. Bike rentals are available.

Set just 250 m from Laugarvegur shopping street, this central Reykjavik hostel offers guest rooms and dormitory rooms with free Wi-Fi access. Harpa Concert Hall is 1 km 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.

This is our guests’ favourite part of Reykjavík, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

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