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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

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Additional Terms and Conditions

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The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Additional Info:

Breakfast should be included for groups.
Lunchboxes available upon request.
Lounge is open to all guests.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


Reykjavik – Loft HI Hostel

Book more than 7 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.

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

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.0

  • Security 9.4

  • Location 9.9

  • Staff 9.4

  • Atmosphere 9.3

  • Cleanliness 9.4

  • Facilities 9.2

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    17 Jun 2019
    Great location
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 10.0


    14 Jun 2019
    The hostel was amazing! It had a great atmosphere. It can get a bit loud with the bars nearby but this was expected. Staff was very attentive.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    11 Jun 2019
    Fantastic. Great place to meet people. Great happy hour. Great roof terrace. Friendliest reception staff you could ever hope for. This was my first time in a shared room hostel. I didn’t know if I’d like it, but extended by trip from 8 days to 12. Lola on reception helped me out so much. 11 out of 10 😀
    France, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    05 Jun 2019
    Great hostel w friendly, comfortable atmosphere! Lovely balcony to enjoy happy hour drinks on. Also a fantastic location in Reykjavik city center, literally a one or two minute walk to bus stop 6 where you can be picked up for any tour!!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7


    16 Jun 2019
    The location of this hostel could not have been better! Walking distance from everything you could hope for. Super safe and a great atmosphere with a lot to do.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4


    29 May 2019
    Good spot enjoyed my stay
    New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1


    30 May 2019
    Great Hostel, met very cool people in my dorm with whom I went partying. Location is great, extremly central - yet, I had a room right to the street and was a bit load due to a club/bar near by. Nice bar with cool activities that even locals join (which you rarely see at hostels).
    Germany, Male, 25-30
  • 8.9


    11 Jun 2019
    Very nice location - basically in the middle of everything that you'd want to be around in Reykjavik. Beds are clean, as well as everything else. The bad though - shower floor and toilet floor are shared in the room, and I really didn't have the most social people in my room. They didn't care to talk and were in bed asleep by 8 or 9 pm. It felt very awkward coming in at midnight or 1am and everyone was snoring. It might have been just bad luck for me, but my stay had higher expectations.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 8.9


    28 May 2019
    Super clean rooms/bathroom with comfy beds (minus the nearly nonexistent pillows). Located right in the heart of all the action in the city centre, which is great if you want to go out but can be an issue if you have to wake up early for a trip. Great patio bar upstairs, staff was fine.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 8.6


    09 Jun 2019
    I've stayed here once before and enjoyed it. You can't get much better than its location-in a prime spot right on Laugavegur. However, when I first arrived and went to go put the sheets on my bed, there was a clump of hair on the (supposedly) clean duvet cover.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • 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
  • 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
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Foosball
  • Games Room


  • 2019

    1st, Country Winners Iceland

  • 2018

    1st, Country Winners Iceland

  • 2017

    1st, Country Winners Iceland

  • 2016

    1st, Country Winners Iceland

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