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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.  
Please note: Loft HI Hostel is a cashless property. Reservations must be paid no later then 1 week before arrival. Either by card via Secure Pay Link or bank transfer.
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 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
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, place for a fancy meal, 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 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.
Breakfast and lunch packages can be arranged.
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. 

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