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|"Awesome and helpful staff."||(in 241 reviews)|
|"Perfect hostel in great location."||(in 119 reviews)|
|"Great place, clean, fun, comfortable"||(in 63 reviews)|
|"The shared bathroom could be cleaner"||(in 8 reviews)|
|"a little bit expensive"||(in 26 reviews)|
|"USB ports didn't work in the pod."||(in 2 reviews)|
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Loved the pods!
I loved the friendly staff. I absolutely loved the sleeping capsules as it provided privacy. It even had its own TV! It’s across the street from a grocery store if you wanted to get food.
Easy walk or bus to downtown, grocery across the street to save $ on food and great staff. Recommend it!
It’s a little cramped and noisy, but that is true of most hostels.
Reminds me of something out of Star Trek.
I like the futuristic feel of this hostel. The bed was comfortable with several USB ports to charge your electronics. The facilities were clean and they provide shampoo. Located across the street from Kronan grocery store makes this a perfect option for me since everything is expensive in Iceland. I will definitely stay here again.
This would be the perfect hostel if the guest that are checking in after 11pm would be quiet. L
Discover how comfortable hostels can be at Galaxy Pod Hostel. This unique lodging concept makes it easy to experience the beauty of Reykjavik on a budget without sacrificing creature comforts. Galaxy Pod Hostel is an all-age facility featuring shared living spaces comprised of pod-style sleeping quarters, allowing guests to save money without compromising comfort or convenience.
The pods are private, featuring cozy, memory-foam mattresses, shelves, mirrors, fans, card readers, power plugs, adjustable lighting, privacy curtains and secure lockers for valuables, luggage and more. Select pods include lockable doors, flat-screen televisions and mountain views. The Galaxy Pod Hostel features multiple dormitory options, including women's-only dormitories and queen-sized pods ideally suited for traveling families.
Galaxy Pod Hostel is centrally located, just a short walk from some of Reykjavik's most beautiful parks, skating rinks and family-friendly destinations, as well as the city's best shops, restaurants and night clubs. The nearby neighborhood of Laugardalurinn is a fantastic place for families, featuring everything from botanical gardens, football and baseball stadiums and amusement parks to the world-famous Reykjavik Family Park and Zoo.
The area surrounding the Galaxy Pod Hostel is bustling, featuring a wide variety of restaurants, bars and night clubs. National bars, showcasing the culture and cocktails for a diverse array of different countries, including Denmark, the United Kingdom and the United States, are ideal for adventurers yearning for a taste of home. Area restaurants feature a wealth of world cuisine, including Mexican, American, Indian, British and Spanish restaurants, as well as Icelandic vegetarian-friendly eateries.
The Galaxy Pod Hostel is also within easy walking distance of essential services, including banks, ATM machines and convenience stores. The nearest grocery store and ATM machine are within steps of the hostel's entrance, as well as several major bus routes.
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