If you were to think of a hostel, you might have an image of a minimalistic room. But how about a futuristic one? Well, Iceland now has a hostel which will surely delight all Star Wars fans out there. Situated in Reykjavík, Iceland the Galaxy Pod or Space Pod hostel has space-themed pods for guests visiting the city. It’s minimal yet all things cool and interesting. It will take you back to your favourite Stars Wars movies.
What’s In It?
The pod are self-contained and includes a comfortable twin or queen-sized be, hangers, mirrors, reading lights, privacy curtain, secure locker, doors, charging stations and even intimate mood lighting that’s similar to Star Wars films and other sci-fi TV shows. There are all gender dormitories and units are stacked in multi-person. The dormitories can accommodate four, eight or 24 people. Women! You can enjoy a female-only dormitory suitable for six people.
The Galaxy Pod Hostel website states that they also feature a complete kitchen for all guests, gorgeous mountain views, an elevator in the building, wheelchair access, a bar with refreshments, free Wi-Fi, movie room, VR games, a big screen TV and some comfy common areas so guests can socialize. What more do you need right?
Sverrir Guðmundsson of Galaxy Pod Hostel stated to a reputed travel agency that the fantasy thriller film, The Fifth Element inspired him to introduce capsule beds when he was building the hostel. He further states that the pods are much cozier. And there is some kind of romance in this type of accommodation when one travels to Iceland which looks like a different planet altogether.
He further threw light on how the Galaxy Hostel Pods have become immensely popular thanks to Star Wars fans visiting Iceland. The latest popular Disney plus series The Mandalorian and the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker has too brought in travel and pop culture enthusiasts. Well, the next time you’re visiting Iceland, do reside at this unique, futuristic, Staw Wars like hostel. Did you know Dubai’s Museum Of The Future To Open In 2020?
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Address: Laugavegur 172 3rd floor, 105 Reykjavík, Iceland
Contact: +354 511 0505
Cost: ₹5703 for two adults per night