The Best Cheap Hotels in Reykjavik

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by Santorini Dave • Updated: March 22, 2019

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Kex Hostel – Budget

Located an 8-minute walk (650m) from the Hallgrimskirkja Church and within walking distance of many restaurants, cafes, and a supermarket, this affordable artsy hostel features a gastropub, gym, communal kitchen, hair salon, self-service laundry, several comfortable sitting areas, and an outdoor terrace. Accommodation options include private sea-view rooms with ensuite bathrooms and shared dormitories with lockers.

Loft – HI Hostel – Budget

Modern hostel with a scenic rooftop terrace located a 9-minute walk (650m) to the Hallgrimskirkja Church and an 8-minute walk (600m) to Harpa Concert Hall. In addition to mixed and female-only dorm rooms with shared bathrooms, private rooms with ensuite bathrooms are available, and amenities include a bar, breakfast buffet (fee applies), cozy lounge area, lockers, communal kitchen, and frequent social programming.

Hotel Leifur Eiriksson – Moderate

Across the street from the Hallgrimskirkja Church and within walking distance of several restaurants and cafes, this hotel provides a complimentary continental breakfast and private bathrooms in every guest room. There is no elevator but there is a bar and an outdoor patio onsite, and the Hljómskálagarður Park is an 8-minute walk (650m) away.

Nest Apartments – Moderate

Situated a 5-minute walk (350m) from the Hallgrimskirkja Church and a 7-minute walk (550m) from Laugavegur Shopping Street, these modern one and two-bedroom apartments have spacious floor plans with full kitchens and sitting areas. Every apartment comes equipped with kitchenware, a bluetooth speaker, and a Nespresso machine; the outdoor patio is open to all guests.

Hotel Klettur – Moderate

Located just 1 minute on foot (110m) to the restaurants and retail of Laugavegur Shopping Street and 9 minutes (700m) to the waterfront, this modern hotel offers free underground parking and continental breakfast for a fee. All rooms have private bathrooms, some have balconies; on-site amenities include a bar and a billiards table.

Guesthouse Galtafell – Moderate

Charming accommodation located a 2-minute walk (130m) to Hljómskálagarður Park, an 8-minute walk (550m) to the Hallgrimskirkja Church, and an 11-minute walk (800m) to the National Museum of Iceland. Standard rooms have either private or shared bathrooms, apartment-style rooms feature small kitchens. Breakfast is available for a fee.

Fosshotel Baron – Moderate

Steps from the waterfront, this no-frills hotel is located a 10-minute walk (700m) to Hallgrimskirkja Church and a 14-minute walk (1.2km) to Harpa Concert Hall. Amenities include free parking, breakfast buffet, and a bar; every guest room has a private bathroom and tea/coffee facilities.

Room With A View Apartment Hotel – Moderate

Contemporary apart-hotel featuring rooms with up to four bedrooms, all of which have private bathrooms, sitting areas, and kitchens. Amenities include a rooftop terrace, jacuzzi, and sauna, and the property is located among numerous restaurants and bars and an 8-minute walk (550m) from the Hallgrimskirkja Church.

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