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Hlemmur Square

Hlemmur Square

8.2
Excellent

Based on 4,253 reviews
 
105 Laugavegur, Reykjavik 105, Iceland
  +354 415 1600
Hlemmur Square - Reykjavik, Iceland
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Double Rooms

C$ 154+

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C$ 154 per night
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C$ 154 per night
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King bed
C$ 172 per night
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C$ 176 per night
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C$ 179 per night
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C$ 186 per night
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C$ 186 per night
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C$ 187 per night
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C$ 248 per night
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C$ 323 per night
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C$ 347 per night

King Rooms

C$ 175+

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C$ 175 per night

Superior Rooms

C$ 257+

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C$ 257 per night
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C$ 258 per night
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C$ 311 per night

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Traveller rating

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dorm room
main shopping street
bus stop
stop right
bunk beds
great hostel
friendly staff
great location
hostel is good
bit cleaner
bar and restaurant
comfortable bed
curtains for privacy
grocery store
kitchen is small
outside the door
room and location
rooms are not clean
common area
  • Excellent
    Jul 2017
    8.8

    Enjoyed our short stay

    Staff was very responsive to our request to change rooms. Rooms had a nice (small) outside sun deck.

    It's a little far from the tourist area (shops and restaurants) but that might be an advantage as we got more exercise.

  • Excellent
    Apr 2017
    10.0

    Love Hlemmur Square!

    Just the cutestest hostel ever. Very trendy, clean and comfortable. Spacious rooms, clean bathrooms and showers. Guests were very respectful. Had no trouble sleeping in the evenings. Great bar and sitting area in the reception area to drink and meet other travelers. Food was delicious at the restaurant. Excellent location, located on the main road, central in downtown. Most tours pick up just outside their door steps, as well as local bus stops. Although, it's easy to walk everywhere from there. Absolutely, love it and hope to stay there again one day.

    No negatives.

  • Okay
    Dec 2016
    6.0

    Decent price and location

    Much dirtier in person Kitchen appliances don't work (stoves, ovens, microwaves) so use and need of kitchen is pointless People staying there do not clean their dishes, and cleaning crew doesn't do them either, so there's always a sink full of dirty dishes and no utensils. Advertises soap and shampoo provided yet they give 1 tiny bottle of shampoo that people end up stealing so no soap or shampoo Same with the soap in the bathrooms. No soap. Checked out a day early (almost 30 hours early) yet told that no refund would be given because not given 24 hours notice (?)

  • Excellent
    Oct 2016
    10.0

    Budget

    Classy breakfast buffet, wide spaces in the dorm rooms, not too cramped, evening shift front desk worker "Gary the Great" is a not a cool friendly dude, but extremely helpful.

  • Excellent
    Jun 2016
    10.0

    laid back fun atmosphere

    There was nothing I didn't like

  • Okay
    Sep 2015
    6.0

    Friendly staff,decent location, clean dorms, nice locker for suitcase.

    Not having bathrooms for both sexes on both sides of the floor. Layout of dorms not great. Bad internet

  • Okay
    Jul 2015
    5.7

    Worst hostel experience ever: beware of shared roo

    This review is about the two floors of the hotel which are a hostel, not a hotel. They lend you a tiny (nearly a joke, I guess) lock to put on the small cubby boxes in the room. 1000ISK deposit. The kitchen contains dishwashers.

    I stayed in a room with 12 or 14 beds. The doors on these rooms are "underdamped", meaning they are designed or adjusted to slam very very loudly if you let them close by themselves. It shakes not just the room, but is even obnoxious during the day if you're in a common kitchen or lounge down/across the hall. The door in my room was slammed AT ALL HOURS of the day except 12h30 -- 03h00 a.m. by the absurdly inconsiderate guests. The problem is that there is no effort by the hostel to tell people how to behave, and for some reason a large cross-section of the sample of young travellers in my room seem entirely oblivious to the surely-obvious effects of their actions on other people. There were no quiet hours announced. No one was told to close doors quietly. I was dumbfounded how people stayed up shouting, drinking, etc inside the dorm room (there are couches) until midnight, even when others were obviously trying to sleep, and the same people when they were on a different schedule, were up at 03h a.m. sharp talking loudly, and slamming the door countless times again. I mentioned to the staff that there was an educational solution (maybe) to this problem, but they didn't seem very interested. In addition to all that, the rooms, which look nothing nice as clean as in the pictures online (of course), have little cubby boxes below the beds where you supposedly can lock your valuables. The locking tabs are a bit of a joke, maybe, but in my room several were actually broken off anyway, so there was no way to lock them. This was my worst hostel experience ever.

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Overview

With a stay at Hlemmur Square, you'll be centrally located in Reykjavik, a 4-minute drive from Hallgrimskirkja and 6 minutes from Perlan. Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and dry cleaning/laundry services.

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Features

Free Parking
Free Airport Shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet Friendly
Spa

8.2 Excellent

Based on 4,253 reviews

10.0

Beach

9.6

Location

6.4

Room

4.2

Cleanliness

Things to Know

  • Spacious rooms
  • Comfortable beds

Check in

3:00 PM

Check out

11:00 AM

Cancellation/prepayment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Amenities

Free Wi-Fi
Increased Accessibility
Car rental
Internet
Concierge service
Currency exchange on-site
Gift shop
Laundry service
Room service
Bicycle rental
No smoking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
24 Hour Front Desk
Safe
Airport Shuttle (Surcharge)
Storage available
Elevator
Laundry facilities
Express check out
Coffee shop
Pets not allowed

Location

Most Popular Landmarks

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  • Einar Jonsson Museum 0.7 km
  • Harpa 1.2 km
  • Tjornin Pond 1.3 km
  • Reykjavik City Hall 1.4 km

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