Loft Hostel

Bankastraeti 7, Reykjavik, Iceland, 101

Overall Rating: 96

Loft Hostel opened its doors in the centre of downtown Reykjavík in Spring 2013. Located on the main shopping street and 5 minutes walking distance from Hallgrimskirkja, the City Pond and Harpa Concert Hall, the best of the city is just footsteps away. 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.

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. Female only dorms and single rooms are available upon request. Please note: Prices shown are HI membership prices. A one year international HI membership card can be purchased at the hostel for 2000 ISK. While purchasing a HI membership is recommended, it is not required: Non-members are required to pay a surcharge upon check-in.

Facilities

Facilities at this hostel include:

  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Fax
  • Bicycle hire
  • Café
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area

Ratings

Rating Type
96 Overall
93 Atmosphere
98 Staff
100 Location
98 Cleanliness
92 Facilities
98 Safety
0 Fun
94 Value

Important Information

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 and draft and bottled beer from local Icelandic breweries, as well as some sweet and savory 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. 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. Great specials and package deals available. You can make reservations for our tours in advance by contacting us. Opening hours: The hostel is open 24 hours, all year around. Check in is any time after 14:00. Early Check In can be requested. Check out is before 10:00. FREE luggage storage on arrival and departure.