Loft Hostel

Bankastraeti 7, Reykjavik, Iceland, Distance from city centre: 0.8km
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Rating: 93%from 12 reviews

  • 95%Atmosphere
  • 93%Staff
  • 93%Security
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 100%Location
  • 93%Value for money
  • 88%Facilities
Thanks to our awesome guest reviews, Loft Hostel, HI Iceland newest hostel has already made a huge impression. This highly rated eco hostel was voted The Best HI Hostel in the world 2014 and then named the Best Hostel in Iceland at the 2015 Oscars.

Located on Reykjavík’s main shopping street and 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 also boasts one of the finest views in town with its large rooftop floor terrace café overlooking the city centre – perfect for rooftop beers on one of Reykjavik’s long summer evenings or for catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights in winter.

Make yourself at home in our cosy lounge; make new friends at the bar or surf the web using our free WiFi. Facilities include free computer access, fully equipped guest kitchen, book exchange, luggage storage during stay. Loft café and bar offers top quality Chemex coffee and wine, draft and bottled beer from local Icelandic breweries, as well as some sweet and savoury treats, and our organic breakfast is a great start to the day. We host regular music events, movie nights, foosball tournaments and other social events.

Loft offers a wide range of 4-8 person dorms and double rooms, each equipped with a private bathroom. Linen is included in all rooms. Free small lockers are available in dormitories.

Our aim is to contribute towards an ethically conscious and sustainable style of travelling that increases people's knowledge of their environment, and respect for the cultural values of cities and towns in all parts of the world.

We are on hand 24/7 at reception to help you with anything you need; whether its advice on how to get around the island or the scoop on bars, restaurants and music downtown. We also arrange your excursions for free; bike and car rentals and all local transport.

HI Membership is not required to stay at the hostel, but holders enjoy members benefits. The 1 year membership card can be purchased in our reception for 2000 ISK.

Bed Linen are included in the advertised price. Towels are complimentary for all types of rooms but a deposit is required.

Check-in is any time after 14:00. Check-out is at 10:00. The reception is open 24 hours but if you are arriving after midnight is recommended to inform us.
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle hire
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Café
  • Card Phones
  • Child Friendly
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • DVDs
  • Elevator
  • Telephone/Fax Facilities
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Foosball
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Taxes included
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

HI Membership is not required to stay at the hostel, but holders enjoy members benefits. The 1 year membership card can be purchased in our reception for 3000 ISK.

Bed Linen are included in the advertised price. Towels are complimentary for all our double rooms. However, in our dorms you will need to bring your own towels or you can rent from us for a small fee (deposit required too).

Check-in is any time after 14:00. Check-out is at 10:00. The reception is open 24 hours but if you are arriving after midnight is recommended to inform us.

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Bus:
The closest local Bus Station is Laekjartorg at Laekjargata. The schedules and routes of the local Reykjavik City Bus can be found on their official website.

Reykjavik Bus Central Station (BSI) is within walking distance. Schedules and more information on buses operating by various companies to most corners of the country can be found on BSI official website.

Airport:
Transportation from the airport is operated by two companies, Fly Bus and Airport Express. Both services connect with every incoming flight and deliver you to our doorstep. A return service is available as well, and can be arranged the day before your departure from the hostel reception.

Parking:
A car park is within 2 minutes from the hostel. Price: 80 ISK for the first hour. 50 ISK for additional hours.

Located Near

It is located on Reykjavik's main shopping street and within 5 minutes walking distance from Hallgrimskirkja, the City Pond and Harpa Concert Hall; it literally has the best of the city on its doorstep.

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