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1 room, 2 adults

Galaxy Pod Hostel

2-star2 stars
Laugavegur 172, Reykjavik, 0105, Iceland

Hostel with bar/lounge, near Laugavegur
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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From 353 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

  • Exactly what I needed - pleasant staff and surroundings and a great place for heading…Oct 3, 2019
  • The staff were excellent, very friendly and always willing to help!Aug 15, 2019

Galaxy Pod Hostel

from ZAR 1,304
  • Comfort Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Mountain View
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  • Comfort shared dormitory, mixed dorm, mountain view
  • Comfort Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm, Shared Bathroom

What’s around Galaxy Pod Hostel


  • In Hlíðar
  • Laugavegur - 1 min walk
  • Hallgrimskirkja - 19 min walk
  • Perlan - 22 min walk
  • Reykjavik City Hall - 27 min walk
  • Reykjavik Harbour - 29 min walk
  • National Museum of Iceland - 33 min walk
  • Harpa - 24 min walk

Getting around

  • Reykjavik (KEF-Keflavik Intl.) - 42 min drive
  • Reykjavik (RKV-Reykjavik Domestic) - 8 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 56 rooms


  • Check-in time 2 PM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 11 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking (limited)

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Hungarian
  • Icelandic
  • Italian
  • Lithuanian
  • Portuguese
  • Slovak
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Ceiling fan
Freshen up
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
Be entertained
  • 24-inch Smart TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Galaxy Pod Hostel’s small print

Also known as

  • Galaxy Pod Hostel Reykjavik
  • Galaxy Pod Reykjavik
  • Galaxy Pod Hostel Reykjavik
  • Galaxy Pod Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Galaxy Pod Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Reykjavik


Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Optional extras

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of ISK 1200 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8,8 From 133 reviews

Exceptional 10,0
Great hostel
Great location and environment.
us3 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
wonderful staff, great location. fun stay
james, usOther trip
Very good 8,0
Cool experience
Staying in a pod was a unique, fun experience. The hostel was very clean. The staff at the hostel were friendly and helpful. The only downside is that one of the fans in my pod was not working, and the room was so hot already that it made it painfully hot inside the pod at times. Otherwise very good.
Sarah, caOther trip
Exceptional 10,0
Love it!
This was my second time staying here hoping to be back for a third in the future!
Alexis, us3 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10,0
Great stay
For me this was a perfect stay... I was in Iceland for 4 nights to basically see as much as possible with Reykjavík as my base, meaning I was setting off early each morning and arriving back late so a bed and a wash in a clean quiet environment was all that was required. The pods were great, with mine having a TV, mirror, 2x USB charging points and a control panel with buttons for lighting and air con, the door slid shut to give privacy from other guests and a small locker was provided at the side of the pod that was big enough for me to store my smaller bag securely! Staff were always on hand at reception and both check in and out was quick and easy! There was also a kitchen which I didnt use and a social area with TVs and a bar! To access the hostel it has a rotating door in between VW and Mitsubishi car dealerships you then have a lift on the right hand side and stairs in front of you, you will then need to go to the second floor where the hostel is located, there is a business of some kind on the first floor so just keep walking. One thing I will mention with the pods, the sliding doors aren’t the quietest to open and close so for me when I was leaving or coming back I was conscious that I was maybe waking people up unintentionally. Also if you are in a bottom pod and have someone above you, when they open their pod door it may sound like your door is being opened causing you to **** yourself if you’re asleep haha! But that is a minor thing for people to note.
Adam, gbOther trip

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