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Reykjavik - Loft Hostel

Bankastræti 7, 101, Reykjavík, Iceland

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Overall Rating 93%

From 59 Reviews

Hostel rating (59)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 94%
Cleanliness 94%
Location 98%
Security 92%
Service 93%
Comfort 89%
Green rating 95%

  • Dorm
    From $35.61
  • Private
    From $138.86
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reykjavik-loft-hostel

Reykjavík Hostel

Hostel Reykjavík

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Located on Reykjavík's main shopping street and in 5 minutes walking distance from Hallgrímskirkja, The City Pond and Harpa Concert hall, the best of the city is just footsteps away from the hostel.

Loft boasts a rooftop terrace over the heart of Reykjavík, that gives you a bird's eye view point of the bustling streets, and on sunny days it becomes Reykjavík's top sunbathing spot, then in the winter time you can even catch a glimpse of the northern lights.

Make yourself at home in our comfortable and spacious lounge where you can pick something out of our book swap shelves, play board games and have a tasty cup of coffee. Facilities also include free WiFi and computer access, fully equipped guest kitchen, free luggage storage upon arrival and departure. We host concerts and other fun events a few times a week. Such as pub quizzes, karaoke nights, swap markets, drag shows, arts and crafts nights, yoga classes and many more. All events are free entry and welcome to all. Also, there's happy hour every day between 4PM and 7PM.

Loft is certified as fully accessible hostel and offers a wide range of 4-8 bedded dormitories and private double rooms, each equipped with a private bathroom. Linen is included in all rooms. Safety boxes are under each dorm bed, please bring a padlock or buy one in our reception.

This HI Hostel is Quality & Eco Certified, run by a non-profit organization. Our aim is to contribute towards an ethically conscious and sustainable style of travelling that increases peoples’ knowledge of their environment and cultural values in all parts of the world.

Prices

Prices are members' prices

Dorms - Per guest per night

Beds

Private - Per room per night

Rooms

Important info

  • If a cancellation is made within 3 days of arrival time for a booking of 1 or more nights you will be charged for 1 night.
  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Unaccompanied children under the age of 18 can be accommodated only with a letter from a parent or legal guardian providing permission for the child's unsupervised stay.
  • Children under the age of 8 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories
  • Children under the age of 4 stay free.
  • Children under the age of 13 qualify for a discount on the advertised price at check-in.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association.
  • A non-member supplement of 11,11 % of rates quoted is payable on arrival at hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout

Facilities

Facilities

Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Games room
  • TV room
  • Terrace / patio

Accessibility

  • Elevator / Lift
  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Cafe/Bistro
  • Licenced Bar/Pub
  • BBQ
  • Self-catering kitchen

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Wifi
  • WIFI Charges - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning Type - In selected areas
  • Car parking nearby
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Cycle Rental
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available
  • Locker Type - In Room
  • Luggage Room
  • Luggage Room Availability - Available during hostel reception times
  • Smoking Area
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times


Reception:
Open 24 hours
Check-in:

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. (+354) 553 8140

loft@hostel.is

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Hallgrímskirkja (Less than 500 m)
  • Harpa (At or next to the hostel)
  • Vibrant nightlife (At or next to the hostel)

See the full list of attractions

Reviews

Reviews

All in all an okay experience. Great location and cool bar with a patio view of the city. The beds/linens were not super clean and the staff was very rude.

57%

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Shannon,

Fri 12 Jul 2019

Staff weren’t that friendly. Is really loud at night until about 4am on weekends, you can hear the bass from club music In the room. You won’t get a good nights sleep for sure !

67%

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Greta,

Thu 11 Jul 2019

Thank you for your feedback and your comments. First of all I would like to like to apologize about the unfriendliness of our staff, very sorry to hear. Hopefully your next stay with us will be more pleasant. We always strive to do better and we will use your comments to do so and improve in the future. We really want our guests leave the hostel happy and with a smile, that’s our sincere goal.

Manager avatar

Sigríður Dröfn, Reception Manager

Sat 13 Jul 2019

The hostel itself is very nice, and the common area is great, however I stayed on a Saturday night and the noise from the club next door was unbelievable and did not stop until 4am. Don’t stat here on a weekend unless you yourself are planning on clubbing.

87%

Avatar for Madeleine

Madeleine,

Sun 07 Jul 2019

Location

Location
Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Amusement / Theme park (3 to 5km)
  • Cinema (500m - 1km)
  • City Centre (At or next to the hostel)
  • Cycle trails (Less than 500m)
  • Golf course (5 to 10km)
  • Gym (500m - 1km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (Less than 500m)
  • Local market (Less than 500m)
  • Mountainous Area (More than 10km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (Less than 500m)
  • National / State Park (More than 10km)
  • Nightlife (At or next to the hostel)
  • Parks / Green Area (Less than 500m)
  • Restaurants (At or next to the hostel)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (At or next to the hostel)
  • Shopping area / Mall (At or next to the hostel)
  • Ski area (More than 10km)
  • Swimming pool (500m - 1km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (Less than 500m)
  • Theatre (At or next to the hostel)
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site (More than 10km)
  • Water park (3 to 5km)
  • Wooded Area (5 to 10km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Airport
50km from Keflavík Airport. 2.8km from Reykjavík Airport
Bus
BSÍ Bus Terminal (1.2 km): Take bus #1 #3 or #6 to Stjórnarráðið bus stop
Taxi
50m in front of hostel
Car
Parking 2 minutes from the hostel
Sports & activities

Sports & activities

  • Cycling
  • Dance
  • Horse riding
  • Mountain Biking
  • Scuba / Snorkelling
  • Swimming
  • Team-Building
  • Walking / Hiking
  • Whale Watching
Sustainability

Sustainability labels

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