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.

What travellers think

Best for

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

Green rating

82%

Travel tips...

Budget meal tip

You can ask for a coupon to eat at the Greiffin restaurant, which was not bad at all. Blaa Kannan cafe is also excellent venue for lunch, coffee and cake.

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Man-Ting,

Fri 11 Apr 2014

Attraction tip

Church

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Paavo,

Thu 17 Apr 2014