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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here when on a solo trip to Iceland in August. Our room was facing the harbor and I didn't hear any noise from the outside even with the window open. The room was warm and with a toilet and separate shower room, so no queue for the bathroom. Each bed had their own reading light and socket. The location... More 

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KC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed as a family of 5 in a private room. Great value. The breakfast was good. Only problem was that they put us in a room with too few beds the first night even though we booked for 5. One person had to sleep on the floor. The gave us a new room the next night.

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Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed in the female and coed dorms for 8 nights in June – each room has 3 bunk beds with reading light, power outlets, and storage. The beds are comfortable and the linens are clean. The bathrooms are ok – could use bigger trash bins and more hooks since there are 6 people using. The staff is friendly and... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for 2 consecutive nights last weekend. The location is excellent and central although may be difficult for excursion pickups since the main street is blocked off for pedestrian traffic only. Vehicles need to pull over around the corner. Dorm rooms have lots of space between bunk beds and handy touches like small desk light in case you need... More 

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SigridurOla, Manager at Loft Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Sylvia, Thank you for your informative feedback and sharing your experience with us and others. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Loft Hostel and I hope you had amazing adventures in Iceland and Reykjavík. Thank you for your comment on our entrance, we actually do have big wall painting on the left wall, stating that... More 

Kufstein
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27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very nice hostel right in the heart of Reykjavík. It is situated in the main shopping street in Reykjavík where most of the bars are. It is also ideal for who want to explore the nightlife of Reykjavík because this hostel is next-door then. After walking all the way to the fourth floor (there is an elevator too) you... More 

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SigridurOla, Manager at Loft Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Andy, Thank you for your nice review. We hope that the party-vibes where not overwhelming, and if you'll ever visit us again in the future please don't hesitate contacting the reception team if there is an ongoing party in your dorm :) Our staff will then kindly guide them towards our bar/guest kitchen (or just to the nice bars... More 

Hexham, United Kingdom
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great hostel. Quite expensive but remember it is in Iceland. Plus it is in the centre of Reykjavik so everything is on the doorstep. The hostel is not only for accommodation, it is a meeting place for the locals too as it has a popular bar. It has some very nice sitting areas including a large rooftop... More 

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SigridurOla, Manager at Loft Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and good feedback. It makes us all happy to hear that you liked staying at Loft Hostel and caught some great music vibes during your stay! We'll for sure consider putting up some more shelves in our private rooms, thanks for the feedback based on your experience! Best wishes from the whole Loft Team... More 

Whistler, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited back in February for a week and had a fantastic time. Staff were all super friendly and accommodating. Stayed in the all female dorm the first 7 nights and a co-ed dorm the last. Felt safe and secure. The rooms were clean and the beds were fairly comfortable. The loft provides lots of games, magazines, books, and even a... More 

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SigridurOla, Manager at Loft Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Emily, Thank you for your kind words. It really makes us happy to hear that you enjoyed staying with us! Hopefully we'll see you again some other day! Best wishes from the Loft Hostel Team More 

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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I could barely get any sleep as the street in front of the window was very noisy during the night (I.e. loud music playing all night, up to 4-5am). The sound insulation seems inexistent as it sounded as loud as if I were outside on the street. The staff wasn't particularly friendly either even though there have a lot of... More 

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SigridurOla, Manager at Loft Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Razvan, Thank you for your review and bringing your experience to our attention. First of all I would like to like to apologize about the unfriendliness of our staff, very sorry to hear. Hopefully your next stay with us will be more pleasant. As for the street noise. I am not certain what was taking place outside to contribute... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed here on the Iceland leg of our honeymoon (mainly because of the reasonable price compared to the exorbitant hotel rates) and we were greeted by friendly staff at our 2am arrival and also again at our 3am checkout. The hostel is really good; our private room was a decent size but there was an appalling... More 

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SigridurOla, Manager at Loft Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Hanner, Thank you for your helpful feedback! It makes us happy that you in general enjoyed staying at Loft Hostel. I'm sorry to hear about the smell in the bathroom and the light sensors. If you ever stay with us again in the future we'd appreciate the feedback during your stay as well so we could fix these things... More 

Northern Virginia
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26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

This was my first time to stay in a hostel so I was a bit nervous about the experience but my stay turned out to be a pleasant one. Thankfully, the other guests in the room were nice and considerate. Like the other reviews, it is true the room is noisy because it faces the street that is popular. If... More 

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SigridurOla, Manager at Loft Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving us a review that'll probably really helpful for all our future guests. We're happy that you enjoyed staying with us and that you had a pleasant "first hostel experience". Hope you enjoyed your other adventures in Iceland as well! Best wishes from the whole Loft Hostel team! More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Loft, recently voted by guests as the best HI hostel worldwide for 2014. Loft is located downtown Reykjavik, on city's main street, next door to all the major attractions and buzzing nightlife. Loft boasts one of the finest views in town with its large top floor balcony cafe overlooking the center - a great spot to people watch or catch a glimpse of the northern lights in winter. Loft Cafe & Bar offers top quality Cemex coffee, beer from local breweries as well as some homemade sweet and savory treats. The famous (often vegetarian/vegan) Coocoo's Soup is served Mon-Fri from lunch. Fast and free WiFi throughout all areas. Facilities include guest kitchen with BBQ terrace. Free luggage storage during stay. Free Computer access. Board Games. Book Exchange. Children's Corner. Selections of great rooms! All rooms have complementary linen. All rooms are en suite. All 4-8 bedded rooms have lockers for valuables (bring your own lock or buy at the reception). Spacious 6 - 8 bedded dormitories (mixed / female only). Private 4-5 bedded rooms. Deluxe Double or budget Twin/Double rooms. Loft is an ECO certified HI Hostel. Inspiring events every week: live music, DJ's, movie nights, markets, art collaborations and unmissable hostel events featuring the best local talents. Foosball tournaments. Reception / Tour Desk / Cafe & Bar is open 24 hours a day. We are there to help you out with anything; give you the local scoop on bars, restaurants, music-scene, the way out of town - and more. We arrange all excursions with complimentary pickup & drop off. Loft Team awaits you! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Loft Hostel

Address: Bankastraeti 7, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
Location: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik
Price Range: $48 - $252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Loft Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 19
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