Salvation Army Guesthouse
Kirkjustraeti 2
101 Reykjavik

Tel. + 354 561 3203
Fax + 354 561 3315

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A charming Guesthouse at one of the cheapest prices in the center of Reykjavik!


The guesthouse becomes a student home during the Winter time. It is closed from the 01. September 2015 until the 31. Mai 2016.

We would be happy to welcome you next Summer! The gueshouse will open the 1st of June 2016.


The Salvation Army would enjoy to welcome you to our guesthouse located downtown, close to all main  bars/restaurants/disco, museums, main streets, and a variety of other places are within walking distance, in other words the Salvation Army Guesthouse is in the heart of Reykjavik!


Individuals, families and groups are welcome. We provide private rooms as well as sleeping bag accommodation in dorms from 3 to 6 persons. 

The guesthouse is open until end of August to visitors. The reception is open 24 hours, so guests are able to arrive and check in late at night. There are no curfews.

From the 1st of September and until the next spring, the Guesthouse becomes a student house. We welcome students from all over the world who are coming in Iceland to study at the University.


The Salvation Army Guesthouse can be reached really easily. Main bus lines are passing nearby the guesthouse. The airport shuttle offers drop off in front of the guesthouse (+ ca. ISK 550 from the BSÍ bus terminal). Tell the bus driver at the airport you are going to the Salvation Army Guesthouse, and he will take you directly to our door.

FlyBus+ pick up service to Keflavik Airport available from the guesthouse. The guesthouse is situated within walking distance to the BSÍ bus terminal with bus connection to Keflavik Airport. (

The staff welcomes you and wishes you a pleasant stay in Iceland and at the Salvation Army Guesthouse!



By staying at the guesthouse, you are suporting the Salvation Army association in its projects to support people in need. The guesthouse opened in 1898, and the current building was built in 1916. It is run by the Salvation Army and the profit goes to the charity work of the Salvation Army in Iceland. For more information, please see our corporation website :