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Akranes

Suðurgata 32, Akranes, Iceland

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Overall Rating 94%

From 17 Reviews

Hostel rating (17)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 97%
Cleanliness 95%
Location 86%
Security 96%
Service 94%
Comfort 93%
Green rating 92%

Akranes Hostel welcomes you to its family friendly environment. A quiet town, only 50km away from the capital city of Reykjavik.

  • Dorm
    From €25.11
  • Private
    From €63.84
10 or more people?
akranes

Welcome to our hostel

The Akranes Hostel is situated in an old and respectable house which used to be the town’s pharmacy. It is located downtown, close to the town square. Akranes has a diverse and friendly community, a thriving sports life, and is close to both the capital and the historically rich areas of West Iceland.

The rooms are comfortable and nicely furnished, with or without en-suite facilities. Guests have access to two fully-equipped kitchens and a spacious lounge.

In Akranes you will find a thriving sports and cultural life as well as interesting museums. The close proximity of the sea attracts many different kinds of birds. Mt Akrafjall can be accessed by car and offers interesting climbs, and Langisandur beach is close at hand. Magnificent views may be enjoyed over Faxaflói bay, the adjacent mountains and the surrounding areas. North of Akrafjall is Grunnafjordur.

Prices

Prices are members' prices

Dorms - Per guest per night

Beds

Private - Per room per night

Rooms

Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Unaccompanied children under the age of 18 can be accommodated only with a letter from a parent or legal guardian providing permission for the child's unsupervised stay.
  • Children under the age of 8 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories
  • Children under the age of 4 stay free.
  • Children under the age of 13 qualify for a discount on the advertised price at check-in.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association.
  • A non-member supplement of ISK 700 - 1400 per person per night is payable on arrival at hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout

Facilities

Facilities

Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Garden
  • TV room

Accessibility

  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Self-catering kitchen

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Charges Apply
  • Wifi - Free
  • Internet Cafe Distance - Less than 500 m

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Cycle Rental
  • Laundry Facilities
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Reception:
From 17:00 to 22:00
From 08:00 to 10:00
Check-in:
From 17:00 to 23:00
From 08:00 to 12:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. (+354) 868 3332

akranes@hostel.is

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • The lighthouses at Breid (500m to 1km)
  • Akrafjall Mountain (3 to 5km)
  • Glymur Waterfall (More than 10km)

See the full list of attractions

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Location

Location
Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Beach (Less than 500m)
  • Cinema (Less than 500m)
  • City Centre (Less than 500m)
  • Cycle trails (Less than 500m)
  • Golf course (1 to 2km)
  • Gym (1 to 2km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (3 to 5km)
  • Local market (500m - 1km)
  • Mountainous Area (3 to 5km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (1 to 2km)
  • National / State Park (More than 10km)
  • Nightlife (500m - 1km)
  • Parks / Green Area (1 to 2km)
  • Restaurants (500m - 1km)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (Less than 500m)
  • Shopping area / Mall (500m - 1km)
  • Swimming pool (1 to 2km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (500m - 1km)
  • Wooded Area (2 to 3km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Bus
Several buses run daily between Akranes and Reykjavík centre, with a stopover in Mosfellsbær
Ferry/Boat
5 minutes walk to the harbour
Car
Free parking at the hostel

Sustainability initiatives

Air

  • Public transportation is promoted
  • Environmental cleaning

Energy

  • Energy saving lights
  • Insulation and ventilation systems
  • Light/energy sensor control
  • Renewable energy
  • Energy efficiency appliances
  • Double-glazing windows

People

  • Working with local community

Waste

  • Recycling areas

Water

  • Water savers in showers

Sustainability labels

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