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Reykjavík Eco-Campsite

We are an eco-friendly campsite located in the heart of Reykjavík. You’ll find us
right beside the biggest geothermal pool in Iceland, Laugardalslaug

Surroundings

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Surrounding Reykjavík Eco-Campsite, you’ll find all sorts of services and activities. We hope this map will help you find something fun to do in Reykjavík City.

Frequently asked questions

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If you can’t find your answer, please contact us at info@test.itneedssolution.com and we can hopefully help you with anything that might come up.

Do I need to pre-book my stay at the campsite?

We strongly encourage reserving ahead as space at the campsite is limited, particularly in the summer months. Booking online gets you a 10% discount and by reserving ahead you will have your access code upon arrival. This allows you to enter the campsite and use our facilities without delay, ensuring a smooth check-in process.

What are the check-in/check-out hours?

Check-in is from 1 pm. Check-out time is until 11 am. Late arrival for camping is not a problem but we recommend pre-booking.

What is the cancellation policy?

Reservations for the Reykjavík Campsite are non-refundable. If you need to cancel your stay, please note you will not receive a refund, however we can offer to move the dates of your reservation within the next 6 months. Requests for these modifications are sent directly to info@test.itneedssolution.com and are always subject to our availability.

How should I handle wastewater?

Please take your waste to Klettagarðar 14 Station – the only wastewater station in Reykjavík and a 5 min drive from the Campsite. See Map.

Do NOT use the public bathrooms for dumping your wastewater.

What is included in the price?

The price includes the type of campsite pitch you chose, and access to our facilities (guest kitchen, lounge area, bathrooms, showers, outdoor sinks, and WiFi all over the campground).

There are free “swap shelves” with food, gas, and goods left by other campers. Guests also have access to small, padlocked storage boxes for valuables with an electricity plug inside for the time they stay.

Luggage storage is available for an additional fee. Flattened bike boxes can be stored for free for up to 6 weeks. Laundry facilities with washing machines and dryers are available at the campsite for an additional fee. Only card payments are accepted, and soap is provided. Limited designated disabled camping zones are available.

What is the maximum number of nights I can stay?

Campsite rentals are limited to 7 nights in a 30-day period.

Do you offer storage?

There are various luggage storage options available, please see below:

Self-service lockers are available 24/7 and are paid via card, daily rate depends on the locker size:

  • 47x37x70 cm for 800 ISK per day
  • 64x42x95 cm for 1.150 ISK per day
  • 64x57x95 cm for 1.700 ISK per day

We offer free storage for up to 6 weeks for flattened bike boxes. In the lounge, there are a few padlock boxes with outlets inside to use with a personal padlock on a short-time basis during the stay. We offer long-term storage for bigger luggage for a fixed rate per day/week of 1.200 ISK / 5.800 ISK.

What are the reception opening hours?

Reception opening hours are from 7.30 AM to 10 PM (7:30-22:00).

Apart from these hours, guests may use the service phone if assistance is needed and call (553 8110).

If calling from a non-Icelandic personal phone, the Iceland country code should be added for (+354 553 8110).

In case of emergency call 112.

Are there laundry facilities?

Yes, there are laundry facilities from Icelaundry on site. They are available for an additional fee and are card operated.

 

Can I rent equipment from you?

We do not rent any equipment at the campsite.

Is there a minimum age requirement?

You must be at least 18 years old to reserve at the campsite, and if you are under 18, there must be someone over 18 years old in the group you stay with.

Are campfires allowed?

No, they are not. There is an open outdoor BBQ area in front of the kitchen.

Where can I buy groceries and gas canisters?

There is no on-site shop, but a grocery store called Krambúðin is a 5-minute walk away. A bigger grocery shop Krónan is a 15 minutes walk away. There is also a gas station called N1 about a ten minute walk away where gas canisters can be purchased.

Is the campsite secure?

We try our best to keep our site secure. We ask all guests to follow our Campsite Rules. Only registered guests are meant to have access to the facilities via their access code, and guests are requested to contact personnel if they witness intruders.

We have a team patrolling the campsite during the daytime. There is controlled CCTV and certain areas are closed off at night. We ask that you always keep your valuables secure, whether by locking them away in your car, in safe storage, or carrying them with you. We also have small lockers for valuables on-site with an outlet where you can lock up and charge your valuables during your stay.

We can’t take responsibility for your luggage and valuables left in the open.

When are the quiet hours?

Quiet hours are from midnight through the night and until check out time. Please respect your neighbors. No music or loud gatherings are allowed, please lower your voices, radios, and lanterns during quiet hours. Generators are not allowed.

How do I travel within the city?

Transportation to the city center is available by public bus #14 or by bikes/scooters (10-minute drive along the seaside or 20-30 minutes on foot).

We recommend downloading the ‘Klappið’ app to purchase bus tickets.

Please be aware that local buses do not accept card payments, only cash, and you can not get a change in return.

How do we enforce the cycling discount for lower carbon footprint? What type of bikes are included?

We appreciate those who travel to Iceland in a low-carbon way. For the cycling discount, we will ask you to show us the bike/biking gear that you plan on traveling with. Electric bikes are included as well.

The discount is 20%, please e-mail us to inquire about the special online code.

What do you recommend doing in the area?
  • Soak in the hot geothermal pool next door. The Laugardalslaug Pool opens early in the morning and stays open till late. It is particularly child-friendly with water slides and numerous hot pools.
  • Discover Skúbb; the best ice cream & sorbet in Reykjavík just around the corner- all hand-made using local organic milk and seasonal flavors. Pssst, the mango is an absolute treat.
  • For a meal or coffee, Kaffi Laugalækur is a great spot close by. This local café offers vegan and vegetarian dishes.
  • We recommend a visit to the Ásmundarsafn sculpture museum nearby as well. It’s a beautiful building with contemporary displays and a sculpture garden.
  • In the summer, you can take a ferry to Viðey Island, amid Faxaflói Bay. The ferry takes off from the harbor close by.
  • Rent a HOPP scooter and take a ride downtown. The breathtaking view on your way stretches from Esja Mountain to Harpa Concert Hall and all the way to Snæfellsjökull glacier.
Can I book my activities through you?

Yes, you surely can – by clicking on the here.

We have collected our bestsellers and recommended tours including transport options to the Highlands. To ensure your spot, we encourage you to book your tour online prior to your stay.

Book your Highland Bus well in time and secure your seat in the bus, picking up in front of the Campsite/Dalur HI Hostel every morning.

Can I book your Campsite at Þórsmörk – Slyppugil?

Yes, please send us an e-mail at info@test.itneedssolution.com specifying how many people is the reservation for, how many nights and we will let you know if we have availability and send you a payment link in order to make a reservation.