Loft Hostel and Reykjavik Downtown Hostel, both hostels in Reykjavik, have been awarded as Hostelling International’s best hostels in the world! The results are based on reviews from online bookings, and out of 2500 hostels that are bookable online, these two are in first and second place. It’s the first time ever that two of the best hostels are in the same country, and they’re right here in Iceland! These two hostels in Reykjavik have also received recognition for being friendly, comfortable and environmentally conscious. Not bad.
In a way I’m not surprised. Loft Hostel is frequented by hip locals as well as tourists. They have some excellent concerts and other cultural events, they have a good bar and a foosball table. I personally think they really deserve the title. So congratulations!