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Bankastraeti 7, Reykjavik 101 Iceland See on map
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Rooftop Bar
Multilingual Staff
2 Star accommodation
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All reviews bed dorm rooftop terrace top floor perfect location booked a private room female dorm common room own bathroom lounge area the main street can't beat the location walking distance luggage storage rooms are clean light sleeper happy hour is shared kitchen
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First impressions count, and when I was greeted by the friendly staff, I knew I was in for a good time. Loft is easy, friendly and great place to hang out! Met lots of new people inc. a special someone

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Reviewed December 20, 2017

Loft Hi Hostel has a great location in the centre of Reykjavik. The staff are really friendly and helpful - we booked all our tours through them (on the day or the day before) and they arranged for us to have a rental car on...More

3  Thank Vanessa7928
Response from SigridurOlafsdottir, Manager at Loft HI HostelResponded January 14, 2018

Hey Vanessa, Thank you so much for your review. I'm glad you found the hostel to be clean and welcoming and you appreciated the abundance of information on offer here. I hope the rest of your travels are just as pleasant. Kind regards, Sigridur, DOO.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fairly typical hostel, nice for hostels worldwide, but they have a lot of live up to compared to the 3 other hostels we stayed at in Iceland. Make sure you either confirm with the hostel ahead of time if you have two people on a...More

Thank Kelly T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

comfortable accommodation location is perfect in Reykjavik, 5 minute walks to everything. The room and cooking area was well equipped and clean. Rooms with a bathroom in the room. They don't provide towels but the bed linens were changed every time someone checked out, the...More

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Reviewed August 28, 2018

I stayed for six nights, from Sunday to Saturday, in a six-person female dorm. The bed was comfortable, the staff were nice and the breakfast was good. The first five nights I slept fairly well. I am a light sleeper, but my room mates were...More

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LOFT opened in 2013 and made a huge impression; in 2014 voted the Best HI Hostel in the World, then the Best Hostel in Iceland at the 2015 and again 2017 Hoscars. LOFT is located on Reykjavík's main street, next to all major attractions. It boasts one of the finest views in town with its large top floor balcony overlooking the center - a great spot to people watch or catch a glimpse of the northern lights in winter. Facilities also include free WiFi, fully equipped guest kitchen and free luggage storage. We host fun events a few times a week and all are free entry and welcome to all. Also there's happy hour every day. Loft is certified as fully accessible hostel and offers a wide range of 4-8 bedded dorms and double rooms, each equipped with a private bathroom. Linen is included.

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Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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$60 - $335 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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March 13, 2018|
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Response from Rinaldo P | Reviewed this property |
No, most of HI Hostels do not provide towels but is cheap to get it. Bed linen is provided. Before you go anywhere send them an email asking everything, it's really helpful. Have fun!
December 2, 2017|
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Response from Marylander1122 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have locker and control the room by card.
Miranda A
March 29, 2017|
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Response from Vanessa341 | Reviewed this property |
Hi There Sorry for the late answer, I didn't received a mail, that you ask for a question. Yes in my dorm there was a power plug at every bunk
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"rooms away from the main street will help with noise"
Jun 14, 2018
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"6 beds dorms with city view"
Apr 1, 2018
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"Rooms facing Bankastræti are very noisy Friday and Saturday nights."
Dec 19, 2017
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"All sorts of rooms, all depends if you want private, or willing to share. Be sure to book early, as this..."
Aug 28, 2017
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