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Reykjavik – Loft HI Hostel

Book more than 14 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Loft opened in 2013 and already made a huge impression. This highly rated hostel was voted The Best HI-Hostel in the world in the year of 2014 and then the Best Hostel in Iceland at the 2015 Hoscars.

Here at Reykjavík - Loft HI Hostel, we combine Scandi-chic and eco-credentials with a warm Icelandic welcome. Join us on the rooftop terrace for beers in summer and Northern Lights in winter. And while you're here, take part in our regular free events. We've got everything from karaoke and pub crawls to yoga and drag shows, with a spot of arts and crafts in the middle. Making use of our fully equipped kitchen is a smart way to save your cash for seeing all the island's best sights, too.

Location
Arriving from the airport's super simple: buses are scheduled to match flight arrival times, so jump on and tell the driver where you want to go. Our hostel sits on the main shopping street so souvenirs or an inviting coffee are only a few steps away. Hallgrímskirkja (Reykjavík Cathedral) is a 5-minute walk, as is the dramatic Harpa concert hall. If you've come to Iceland for the hot springs, buy a bus transfer when you book your entrance ticket and they'll pick you up from hostel reception.

Rooms and Dorms
Beds and bunks in our dorms and private rooms alike come with free linen. Both room types also have en-suite bathrooms and lockers (bring your own lock or buy one from us at reception). While we're talking about security, we offer female-only dorms, and access throughout the hostel is by keycard.

Extras and activities
Chilly out? Snuggle up in our cosy common room over a board game with your mates or hunker down with a book from our exchange. If you're after something more lively, check out our on-site bar. Happy hour's from 4pm to 8pm daily, and we don't think you'll find a more globally diverse place to drink beer in all of Reykjavík. The bar and café have free Wi-Fi (as does the whole hostel), so you can update your blog or video chat with friends at home over a few warming lattes.

The hostel team is happy to give local advice on services and attractions and arrange your tours for free, including the Golden Circle, the Blue Lagoon, horseback riding, whale watching and all kinds of adventure tours. We also arrange car rentals with free pick up and all local transport. Great specials and package deals available. We look forward to welcoming you. View House Rules

Overview

Here at Reykjavík - Loft HI Hostel, we combine Scandi-chic and eco-credentials with a warm Icelandic welcome. Join us on the rooftop terrace for beers in summer and Northern Lights in winter. And while you're here, take part in our regular free events. We've got everything from karaoke and pub crawls to yoga and drag shows, with a spot of arts and crafts in the middle. Making use of our fully equipped kitchen is a smart way to save your cash for seeing all the island's best sights, too.

Location

Arriving from the airport's super simple: buses are scheduled to match flight arrival times, so jump on and tell the driver where you want to go. Our hostel sits on the main shopping street so souvenirs or an inviting coffee are only a few steps away. Hallgrímskirkja (Reykjavík Cathedral) is a 5-minute walk, as is the dramatic Harpa concert hall. If you've come to Iceland for the hot springs, buy a bus transfer when you book your entrance ticket and they'll pick you up from hostel reception.

Rooms and Dorms

Beds and bunks in our dorms and private rooms alike come with free linen. Both room types also have en-suite bathrooms and lockers (bring your own lock or buy one from us at reception). While we're talking about security, we offer female-only dorms, and access throughout the hostel is by keycard.

Extras and activities

Chilly out? Snuggle up in our cosy common room over a board game with your mates or hunker down with a book from our exchange. If you're after something more lively, check out our on-site bar. Happy hour's from 4pm to 7pm daily, and we don't think you'll find a more globally diverse place to drink beer in all of Reykjavík. The bar and café have free Wi-Fi (as does the whole hostel), so you can update your blog or video chat with friends at home over a few warming lattes.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.0

  • Security 9.2

  • Location 9.7

  • Staff 9.4

  • Atmosphere 8.8

  • Cleanliness 9.4

  • Facilities 9.1


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    28 Feb 2020
    Great location, nice and helpful staff. Next to loud clubs so if you’re a super light sleeper maybe not for you, however I was fine with it. Would stay again.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    04 Feb 2020
    Honestly one of the best hostels I’ve ever stayed in. The vibe was great & staff was super friendly!
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    02 Feb 2020
    Great hostel! Right in the centre of everything and great atmosphere.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    25 Feb 2020
    The room I stayed in was clean and spacious with its own large bathroom inside (six-person female). The staff helped book tours and buses, which was a big help. I was able to store my big luggage in their storage and pick it up a couple hours after check out. It was like a hotel-hostel.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    13 Feb 2020
    When it comes to location, Loft HI can't be beat. Minutes away from amazing restaurants, grocery stores, shops, Harpa, the water, a beautiful view of the mountains, and so much more. A complaint I had was that I wish the front desk sold ear plugs or something of the sort - there is music blasting through the hostel at all hours of the night, so definitely bring ear plugs!! The other complaint I have is that luggage storage inside the room is not sufficient. Bring a lock for luggage.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    25 Jan 2020
    Great location. I was traveling solo and was able to meet people in my dorm. The desk ppl were friendly and helped me find my way around. It is also in a really great location, central to the things to do in Reykjavik, I would stay again!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    09 Feb 2020
    Great people in my room! Became friends with all of them and the location of the hostel was great! Would definitely stay here again.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    05 Feb 2020
    Great location, atmosphere was pretty good too. Would definitely stay here again.
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    07 Feb 2020
    Pros: amazing location, great bar with breakfast offered at a low cost, generally quiet, luggage storage at the front desk, kitchen for making food Cons: the luggage storage at each bed is very small and minimal, overall pretty mediocre, one bathroom per dorm
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    01 Feb 2020
    Good hostel but being on low level the street was so loud until very late in the night. Had a very calming nice vibe but it didn't feel like a lot was going on, sort of hard to meet people I found.
    Canada, Male, 18-24
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Wheelchair Friendly
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Foosball
  • Games Room


Awards

  • 2020

    1st, Country Winners Iceland

  • 2019

    1st, Country Winners Iceland

  • 2018

    1st, Country Winners Iceland

  • 2017

    1st, Country Winners Iceland

  • 2016

    1st, Country Winners Iceland

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