Galaxy Pod Hostel

Galaxy Pod Hostel

Laugavegur 170, Reykjavik 105, Iceland
+354 511 0505

based on 1,755 reviews

Galaxy Pod Hostel
Mon 29/11
Tue 30/11
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About Galaxy Pod Hostel

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free

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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Rooms available at Galaxy Pod Hostel

Mon 29/11
Tue 30/11
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Amenities at Galaxy Pod Hostel

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Free toiletries
  • Internet
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Express check-out
  • Disabled access


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Dustbins


  • Electric kettle
  • Shared kitchen
  • Dishwasher
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenware
  • Stovetop
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining area
  • Kitchen

Health and safety

  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared toilet
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Walk-in shower

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Disabled access
  • Lift
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Accessible by lift
  • No smoking
  • Upper floors accessible by lift


  • Seating area
  • Landmark view
  • Lockers
  • Mountain view
  • City view
  • Privacy curtain
  • Storage available

Services and conveniences

  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Key access
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out


  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed


  • Bar/Lounge
  • Dining table

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area


  • Laundry facilities


  • Fax/photocopying

Things to do

  • Board games/puzzles

Reviews of Galaxy Pod Hostel

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10.0 Excellent
Pros: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.
9.4 Excellent
Pros:Easy walk or bus to downtown, grocery across the street to save $ on food and great staff. Recommend it!
Cons:It’s a little cramped and noisy, but that is true of most hostels.
9.7 Excellent
Pros: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.
Cons:This would be the perfect hostel if the guest that are checking in after 11pm would be quiet. L
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Laugavegur 170, Reykjavik 105

What's nearby

  • Ásmundarsafn0.8 km
  • The Sun Voyager1.2 km
  • Hallgrímskirkja1.2 km
  • Listasafn Einars Jónssonar1.3 km
  • Reykjavik Park and Zoo1.5 km
  • Perlan1.6 km
  • Harpa1.8 km
  • Tjornin Pond2 km
  • Radhus Reykjavíkur2 km
  • The Settlement Exhibition: Reykjavík 871±22.1 km
  • National Museum of Iceland2.2 km
  • PADI 5 Star Dive Center2.5 km



Check in anytime after 14:00, check out anytime before 11:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at Galaxy Pod Hostel

  • Galaxy Pod Hostel is located at Laugavegur 170 in Hlíðar, 2 km from the centre of Reykjavik. Ásmundarsafn is the closest landmark to Galaxy Pod Hostel.

  • Check-in time is 14:00 and check-out time is 11:00 at Galaxy Pod Hostel.

  • Yes, Galaxy Pod Hostel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Yes, Galaxy Pod Hostel offers free parking.

  • No, Galaxy Pod Hostel does not offer free airport shuttle service.

  • Galaxy Pod Hostel is 2.3 km from Reykjavik Domestic.

  • No, Galaxy Pod Hostel does not have a pool on-site.

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Distance to city centre

2.0 km

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