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Akureyri

Stórholt 1, Akureyri, 603, Iceland

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Overall Rating 91%

From 55 Reviews

Hostel rating (55)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 93%
Cleanliness 92%
Location 86%
Security 95%
Service 92%
Comfort 87%
Green rating 89%

A family-owned hostel where our passion is to welcome travellers from all over the world and make them feel comfortable and enjoy their stay.

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akureyri

Akureyri Hostel

Hostel Akureyri

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Located in a quiet neighbourhood within walking distance from Akureyri centre, hostel Akureyri is cosy and has been run by the same family for 50 years.

The hostel offers a range of accommodation options including two summerhouses which can accommodate 8 people each and a cabin that takes 3 people, and there are two kitchens, a dining area, lounge with TV and many great books so you can chill-out and read after a day’s sightseeing.

Akureyri has one of the best skiing areas in the country only 7km away from the town's centre, and there are many guided tours available including Mývatn lake, Dettifoss waterfall, Eyjafjörður fjord, Hrísey island and Ólafsfjörður town. There are also daily tours to Greenland from Akureyri during the summer.

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.
  • Pets are not permitted in the 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
  • Terrace / patio

Accessibility

  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • BBQ
  • Self-catering kitchen

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Free
  • Wifi - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Cycle Storage
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open from 04 Jan to 09 Dec

Reception:
From 08:00 to 11:00
From 15:00 to 20:00
Check-in:
From 15:00 to 20:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +354-894-4299

akureyri@hostel.is

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Bónus Supermarket (At or next to the hostel)
  • Bakery (At or next to the hostel)
  • Shopping Center (Less than 500 m)

See the full list of attractions

Reviews

Reviews

Das Hostel in Akureyri gefällt mir sehr gut, es liegt sehr zentral, ist sehr gut ausgestattet (Küche...), die Mitarbeiter sind sehr freundlich und hilfsbereit (schneller Check in), das Hostel ist auch sehr sauber, genügend Parkplätze vorhanden. Einziges Manko vielleicht die sehr kleine Dusche im Erdgeschoss.

97%

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Gerhard,

Tue 14 Nov 2017

ottima struttura della catena HI. ne ho appena provate molte in islanda per una breve vacanza e questa è stata la migliore. La più economica delle strutture provate, camere spaziose, personale gentile e disponibile, pulizia, e tutto quello che serve. la consiglio per chi passa.

100%

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Matteo,

Fri 10 Nov 2017

很不错的一家旅馆,工作人员很热情,超市离得很近

93%

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xuechuan,

Tue 10 Oct 2017

Nice and efficient hostel. But the bunk beds are not confortable. They are not stable and very noisy each time one moves only a little bit.

77%

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Viviane,

Thu 05 Oct 2017

Thank you for your comment! We will look at the beds and try to find a solution.

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Akureyri .,

Sat 07 Oct 2017

It's a nice hostel but a little bit outlying.

97%

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Wolfgang,

Sun 01 Oct 2017

Location

Location
Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Cinema (500m - 1km)
  • City Centre (500m - 1km)
  • Cycle trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Golf course (2 to 3km)
  • Gym (500m - 1km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Local market (At or next to the hostel)
  • Mountainous Area (2 to 3km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (500m - 1km)
  • Nightlife (500m - 1km)
  • Parks / Green Area (1 to 2km)
  • Restaurants (Less than 500m)
  • Shopping area / Mall (Less than 500m)
  • Ski area (5 to 10km)
  • Swimming pool (500m - 1km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (At or next to the hostel)
  • Theatre (500m - 1km)
  • Wooded Area (3 to 5km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Airport
Frequent connecting flights at least five daily between Reykjavík and Akureyri.
Bus
In summer there are two buses daily from Reykjavík to Akureyri and a bus every day from Egilsstaðir to Akureyri.
Ferry/Boat
Akureyri harbour
Car
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