KEX Hostel Reykjavik is a place where travelers can come together in the center of Iceland’s capital. Offering a wide array of activities and services in a renovated biscuit factory, KEX has something for everyone.
KEX was repurposed as downtown Reykjavik’s social hostel in 2011. The hostel provides space for up to 215 people. Guests can choose between dorms and rooms. Dorms provide cozy bunks and lockers, while single, double, and twin rooms offer added privacy. For guests who want a more lavish stay, Double Rooms Plus present additional comforts of breakfast and a private restroom.
KEX offers a variety of experiences for guests to enjoy. Within the hostel is a retro-styled boxing gym, movie screenings, a barber shop, and a heated patio for sightseeing. Guests can eat and drink at the hostel’s gastropub, Saemundur I Sparifotunum. At this spot, the menu varies based on time of day and offers everything from brunch to dinner options. Guests can also choose to cook their own meals in the guest kitchens.
KEX Hostel Reykjavik offers a range of adventures for guests to take part in. Through their service, Kexland, guests can choose guided tours around Iceland, such as a jeep tour to view the northern lights.
KEX Hostel Reykjavik is a short 5-minute walk from the Barónsstígur bus station. Guests looking to drive can walk to the Procar auto rental agency, which is located just one minute away. Due to its centralized location, guests don't have to travel far to experience local attractions. Mount Esja can be viewed across the bay. Other nearby attractions include the National Museum of Iceland, Hallgrimskirkja cathedral, National Theatre of Iceland, and the Living Art Museum.
*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.
Prices are based on the total costs of the stay, including taxes and fees.
Health and safety
Services and conveniences
Media and entertainment
Things to do
Parking and transportation
Accessibility and suitability
|Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM|
|Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.|
Average price (weeknight)
Average price (weekend night)
Kex Hostel Reykjavík is located at 28 Skúlagata in Miðborg, 1.1 km from the centre of Reykjavik. The Sun Voyager is the closest landmark to Kex Hostel Reykjavík.
Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at Kex Hostel Reykjavík.
Yes, Kex Hostel Reykjavík offers free Wi-Fi.
Kex Hostel Reykjavík is 2 km from Reykjavik Domestic.
KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Kex Hostel Reykjavík in Reykjavik and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Kex Hostel Reykjavík and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Kex Hostel Reykjavík.