What travellers think

Travellers that stayed here think this hostel is best for

  • Relaxing
  • Nature-lovers
  • Sightseeing
  • Sports & Activities


Wonderful, friendly lady running the hostel. She was so welcoming and ready to help. The hostel was in the center of town so everything was within walking distance. We loved the view and the upstairs, comfortable lounge.


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Thu 30 Oct 2014

Very comfortable well-equiped place with good local information.


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Sun 05 Oct 2014

Town of ghots


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Sat 04 Oct 2014

Personne chargée de l'accueil pas tout le temps dans son bureau durant les horaires indiquées, nous avons donc dû accueillir 3 personnes pendant que nous étions dans la cuisine...


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Tue 23 Sep 2014

All GooD! Thanks :)


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Thu 11 Sep 2014

This hostel is probably not frequently used by people doing the typical Iceland trip. Therefore, there is not an awful lot to visit in the vicinity. Well, there is the lighthouse - in fact 2 of them - the local pool, a mountain and the harbour. We were lucky enough to be given a "room with a view" upstairs over the harbour. The cleanliness of the kitchen downstairs was not really acceptable and did not match the bright and pleasant interior of the rest of the hostel which is an old chemist's.


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Sun 31 Aug 2014

Thank you for your comments. We are sorry to hear about the kitchen downstairs. Be sure that we will go through the cleaning plan and procedure right away. Akranes is not "in the backyard" of Gullfoss and Geysir, so much is true. But our town has other things to offer, those you mentioned and more if you take the time to look and enjoy. Regards, Magnus Freyr, manager.

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Tue 02 Sep 2014

My wife and I stayed one night at the Akranes hostel. While we had a little trouble finding it, we did enjoy the location because there was an excellent bakery within easy walking distance down the street. We liked everything about the hostel. The hostess was very friendly. The rooms, bathroom and kitchen were all clean. We especially appreciated the community bag of coffee and coffee maker. About 10 minutes away is Mount Akrafjall which offers some excellent hikes.


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Fri 29 Aug 2014

Thank you for your comment and not at least mentioning the services and activites around us. Magnus - Akranes Hostel

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Sun 31 Aug 2014

We had a good night's sleep here and it has the best hostel kitchen I've ever used, because it had clearly designated "shared food" areas in the fridge and cupboard for all those extras you are not always going to carry around. The ability to donate excess food is ecological too. A very practical building, but hardly any other visitors when we were there, so a bit soulless.


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Thu 21 Aug 2014