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Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

Three friends and I spent two nights at Kex and overall have a very positive experience. We arrived in time for breakfast after an overnight flight and enjoyed one of the best meals we had in Iceland! The dorms were in typical hostel fashion- busy...More

1  Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 2 January 2016

When going to a hostel I'm not expecting 5 star service, but yet I was appalled by my experience at Kex, and all the more disappointed that so many good reviews were posted here on trip advisor. For the equivalent of 130 euros, we got...More

2  Thank cgepner
Reviewed 22 December 2015

The hostel was lively, with live music in the restaurant downstairs most of the nights we were there. It's position was perfect! An amazing view over the sea and 1 street down from the main Street. I stayed in a 16 room dorm which was...More

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Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

I don't know where other people have stayed who think this hostel is amazing but I'm glad I didn't stay there if they think this is the best. $10 extra for linen, sullen, unenthusiastic and sometimes rude staff, cold/low pressure showers, super thin pillows, cold...More

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 11 December 2015

KEX is great! I stayed in a 16-bed dorm for 6 nights and it was a really good experience! However the shower in the private male/female bathroom is a pain to use. The water splatters everywhere in different direction. Also for the 16-bed dorm... for...More

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dhasap
31 July 2017|
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Response from bnmotion | Reviewed this property |
Double and they do organise airport pickup plus many daily tours etc
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Miranda A
29 March 2017|
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Response from chpridmore | Reviewed this property |
When i stayed there, there was one socket per double bunk bed. But there were other plugs around the room by the desk too
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"OH and if you can score a room on the bay side as the views are spectacular and are a bit quieter as the..."
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"Try no pick a room close to toilet or kitchen."
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"4-6 bed dorms bedding & towel included"
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