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The Eco Certified Hostel, Bar and Venue that brings people together 
 
Loft has been voted by our guests as the Best HI Hostel and Best Hostel in Iceland. The service and facilities are legendary. Location is perfect as local sites and all the great things that make this quirky city are at its doorsteps. Bus stop for airport transfers and excursions is 3 mins walk. 
Loft is known by locals for its fabulous rooftop terrace, which holds an award as The best place to sip a brew on a sunny Reykjavik afternoon. Loft Happy Hour, from 16:00 – 20:00 offers a fine selection of local beer.  Loft Event Calender offers live music, bring´n´buy markets, karaoke nights, pub quizzes and many more.  Check the Facebook page out to see what is going on during your stay.  
At Loft guests can choose from double, family rooms as well as dormitory options (female and mixed ones).  All rooms have a private bathroom and bed linen is included.  Facilities include a fully equipped self-catering kitchen, lockers for valuables and free WIFI throughout.
Loft is certified as a fully accessible building.  
Loft Hostel has conformed the official Nordic Sustainability Eco-label – Swan.
 
At LOFT, we carbon offset your stay.
 
Hostel Facilities
• Family rooms      • Self-catering kitchen        • Lockers available
• Hostel open 24h   • Games room   • Café/Bar
• Common room(s)         • Free WiFi   • BBQ
• Lift   • Suitable for wheelchair users               • Travel/Tour bureau    
•Female dorm rooms   • Breakfast served every day    
         

 

GPS: 64.146844, -21.933833899999968

Reykjavik Loft HI Hostel is located in the city centre, on Reykjavík's main shopping street, and steps away from most of Reykjavík's social areas and attractions.

Public transport: The closest local bus stop is “Laekjartorg” at Lækjargata. The schedules and routes of the local Reykjavík City Bus can be found on www.bus.is.
Reykjavík Bus Central Station (BSÍ) is within walking distance.

Parking: You will find metered parking directly outside the hostel which is free after 18:00 and on Sundays. Otherwise, free parking is available a short walk away.

Airport: To and from Keflavík Airport (50 km): FlyBus and Airport Express run to a schedule connecting with every flight, and will drop you off at the hostel / the airport upon request.
From Reykjavík Domestic Airport (3 km): A short taxi drive.

Sea Port: Reykjavík Harbour is located 300 m from the hostel.

At the hostel and in the area

  • The Loft Team knows about the best places to see and do almost everything. We are excited to direct you to the: best place to buy an authentic souvenir,... best taco in town, ...best place for a fancy meal, ...best place to see the Northern Lights, ... best Secondhand Shop, ..... and so much more! 
  • Loft is known for its balcony, which is no doubt the best place to sip a brew or glass of wine. LOFT Happy Hour is from 16:00 to 20:00 and we offer wine and beer from 750 ISK. So invite your friends in Reykjavik over to ´your place´. 
  • Walk up the lively street to Hallgrímskirkja Church. If you are not too afraid of heights take the elevator up to the top of the tower and enjoy the spectacular panoramic views of our quirky & colourful city.
  • Make sure to check out our Event schedule on Loft Facebook or in the reception when you check in. A mix of events every week including live music, stand-up comedy, pub quiz, movie screenings and even speed dating! Lay back and relax on Sundays and take part in our weekly yoga class.
  • Discover the locals bath and visit Sundhöllin Pool close by. Indoor and outdoor pools, hot tubs, steam baths and even a cold pool to plunge into and get your brain cells working at lightning speed!
  • Take a walk along the Coast line and admire the award winning architecture of Harpa Concert Hall. Make sure to peek inside for an inside out look of the impressive glass facade.
  • Sample some of the best food Iceland has to offer at one of the newly opened food halls. Close to us you will find Hlemmur Food Hall and Grandi Food Hall offering exciting dishes from all over the world using the best local ingredients. 
  • Climb the Þúfa hill-sculpture for a view over Esja and Harpa and even Snæfellsjökull. 
  • Before going grocery shopping, check out the Hostel communual kitchen for food and stuff that fellow travellers have left for you. You might save time and money and discover new tastes.
 
Reykjavik Loft HI Hostel is well suited to serve groups and provides quality, secure and affordable accommodation to all types of groups. 
The hostel welcomes groups of up to 60 people all year round.

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Facilities and Services for Groups
Dorm rooms and private rooms.
Free WiFi.
Bed linen included.
Lounge area.
Self-catering facilities, kitchen and dining area.
Wheelchair access.
 
Meals
Breakfast and lunch packages can be arranged.
 
Rent-A-Hostel
You can book the hostel for your group. 
We will be happy to discuss the options available to you and your group.
 
Fact Sheets
Here you can download information about the hostel for your group. 
 
 

Book your Daytour with us

  • Lava Riding Tour

    Horse riding day tour from Reykjavík. We welcome individuals, families and all kinds of groups who want to enjoy themselves outdoors.

  • Segway Tours in Reykjavík

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  • Northern Lights by Boat

    Hunting the northern lights from the ocean is an amazing experience.

  • Northern Lights Mystery

    Join us for a mysterious northern lights trip, on a bright starry night.

  • Sea Angling Tour

    This tour is perfectly suited both to experienced fishermen and to those who simply wish to relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings with a fishing rod in hand.

  • Puffin watching tours

    Family friendly bird-watching tours on a charming old 40 foot traditional fishing boat from Old harbour in Reykjavík.

  • Beer Tasting Tour

    Try at least six different local beers and Icelandic foods and learn about Icelandic culture on this super popular and hosted event.

  • Whale Watching Tour

    Whale and seabird watching tours from Reykjavík. Take part in an adventure at sea with an unforgettable 3 hour trip into the world of whales and seabirds.

  • Omnom Chocolate Factory Tour

    One of Iceland's most prominent chocolate producers. Chocolate is made from high quality organic cocoa beans, raw cane sugar and Icelandic milk.

  • Glaciers and Ice Cave

    Ice Cave in a City. Come and experience the amazing 360° view high above Vatnajökull Glacier, the biggest glacier in Europe.

  • Perlan 360° observation deck

    Perlan Museum – Wonders of Iceland. Perlan is a magnificent building on the top of a hill in the center of Reykjavík, with a 360 degree observation deck.

  • Flybus Schedule - Airport to BSI

    Flybus Airport from Keflavík International Airport to Reykjavík BSÍ Bus terminal.

  • Flybus Schedule - BSI to Airport

    Flybus Airport from Reykjavík BSÍ Bus terminal Keflavík International Airport.

  • Northern Lights and Stargazing

    Northern Lights tour in Iceland that takes you to see a spectacular natural phenomenon which happens during the winter months.

  • Meet the Natives

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  • Hop on - Hop off - Explore Reykjavik

    Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour Reykjavik City Sightseeing is an ideal way to explore the city and see all the landmarks. The tour allows you to hop on and off as you please.

  • Culinary Experience

    All-Inclusive Icelandic cooking experience. Culinary adventure with trained chefs and passionate gourmet cooks.

  • Bus Schedule - Airport to Reykjavik Bus Terminal

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  • Prison Break Escape Game

    Escape game and you have an hour to escape a room by solving all kinds of riddles and mysteries in Reykjavik.

  • Flybus Schedule - Airport to BSI

    Flybus Airport from Keflavík International Airport to Reykjavík BSÍ Bus terminal.

  • Flybus Schedule - BSI to Airport

    Flybus Airport from Reykjavík to Keflavík International Airport.

  • Bus Schedule - Airport to Reykjavik Bus Terminal

    Flybus Airport from Keflavík International Airport to Reykjavík

  • Bus Schedule - Reykjavik Bus terminal to Airport

    Flybus Airport from Reykjavík Grey Line Bus terminal to Keflavík International Airport.

  • Reykjavík City Card

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