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Where to stay in Reykjavik

If you're a first time visitor to Reykjavik, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a local neighborhood could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but the hotels may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about neighborhoods and places to stay in Reykjavik.

What's the best area of Reykjavik to stay?

The top mentioned neighborhoods and areas that people talk about in and around Reykjavik are:

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What are some good hotels in Reykjavik?

Depending on the neighborhood you choose, you may want to research hotels in the area. If you'd rather start with the most recommended hotels in Reykjavik, here's a list to get you started.

Here's what Trippy members had to say about hotels:

"I did Iceland last March solo :) I would recommend Kex Hostel - it's a cool hostel with live music, a bar and on-site barber and it's a great place to make some friends."  See More

"I've never stayed in them but the Icelandair Hotel Reykjavík Marina and Kex Hostel are cool looking places and Hotel Borg and 101 HOTEL could be good options too."  See More

"We got a deal for Downtown Reykjavik which is on the "main drag" Laugavegur, not sure what it's like yet but it looks good!"  See More

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What if I plan my trip around food?

If you're a foodie or just love to eat when you travel, you might decide to stay in a hotel close to a restaurant you want to try. Here are some places to eat in Reykjavik.

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What if I don't have a car?

Maybe you're looking for a happening area with lots to see and do, or you want to be walking distance from tourist attractions. Check out some of these places and see there's a hotel nearby.

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Where can I find out more about Reykjavik?

This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from Reykjavik locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Reykjavik.

If you've changed your mind and decided to go somewhere else, go to the main page and explore where to stay in any city.

Flying into Reykjavik? There are 2 alternative airports, so make sure you compare all your flight options. Find international, domestic, and local airports in Reykjavik.

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