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Icelandic Hostel the best HI Hostel in the World

Reykjavik Downtown Hostel has been awarded as the best HI Hostel in the world in 2015 by Hostelling International.


Reykjavik City Hostel receives its well-deserved makeover

For a whole year, this sustainable, family-friendly hostel has been undergoing major refurbishment.  The modern, appealing look and feel should be completed by the end of this year and will be celebrated in festive style this December.  


We support a humanitarian project in Brazzaville in Congo

HI Iceland assist in collecting glasses for orphans and people in need of glasses, in Brazzaville in Congo, Africa.


Berunes hostel

Berunes, one of many beautiful hostels in the east.


Loft Hostel 10 of the smartest new hostels in Europe

Guardian mentioned Loft Hostel Reykjavik as one of the top 10 smartest hostels in Europe!


New Hostel in Keflavík

We welcome a new hostel to the HI Iceland chain, Keflavík Hostel.


Ósar Hostel is now certified as a HI Quality Light Hostel

Ósar Hostel was successfully certified as a HI Quality Light Hostel, thereby confirming that the hostel fulfils HI’s strict quality standards.


Reykjavik Hostels - Best in the world.

Loft hostel and Reykjavik Downtown hostel both in Reykjavik have been awarded Best hostels in the world 2014 by Hostelling International. 


Hostel-Hopping im Wunderland

A wonderful story from a German journalist Kerstin Hellberg about her travels in West, South and South East part of Iceland in the summer 2014. 


Season´s Greetings from HI Iceland

Hostelling International Iceland  wishes everybody a happy holiday season and a wonderful new year.

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