8 Best Budget Hotels in Reykjavik
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.
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.
Hotel Leifur Eiriksson – Midrange
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 – Midrange
Centrally located 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 – Midrange
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 – Midrange
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 – Midrange
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 Apartments – Midrange
Contemporary apart-hotel featuring suites 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.