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Borgarnes HI Hostel

Borgarbraut 9-13, Borgarnes, 310, Iceland

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Overall Rating 88%

From 27 Reviews

Hostel rating (27)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 91%
Cleanliness 89%
Location 87%
Security 91%
Service 87%
Comfort 85%
Green rating 85%

Low cost comfort. Ideally located with connection to north and west. Centrally located in Borgarnes.

  • Dorm
    From $47.80
  • Private
    From $86.04
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Borgarnes Hostel

Hostel Borgarnes

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Borgarnes HI Hostel is located 77km from the city centre of Reykjavík, in a town with many restaurants, cafés, museums and shops. The Skallagrímsgarður park and the sport centre of Borgarnes are close by and include a Thermal Spa with waterslides, jacuzzis and swimming pools.

At the hostel you can buy breakfast, Wi-Fi is available in all rooms and the common areas include a guest kitchen, Internet access and a living room with TV.

Borgarnes Hostel is an ideal location to get in touch with nature, with some of the pearls of Icelandic nature close by including the Snæfellsnes Glacier, Hraunfossar Waterfalls and Deildartunguhver Hot Springs, and Fljotstunga Lava Caves. There are also a great variety of outdoor activities on offer including hiking, fishing, bird watching, golfing, swimming and horse riding.

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
  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • 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
  • TV room

Accessibility

  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Vending machine

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Wifi - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Cycle Storage
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Reception:
From 08:00 to 21:00
Check-in:
From 15:00 to 20:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. (+354) 437 1126

borgarnes@hostel.is

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Settlement Centre (Less than 500 m)
  • Swimming pool, spa, hot tubes (Less than 500 m)
  • Glacier, waterfalls, hot springs, lava caves (More than 10km)

See the full list of attractions

Reviews

Reviews

Well equipped kitchen,friendly and efficient staff, loved complimentary coffee and tea. V clean room. Blackout blinds good.

97%

Avatar for Kate

Kate,

Mon 10 Jul 2017

Borgarnes is a small town that isn't a popular tourist spot, so it was perfect to just relax for a couple days, go swimming, take pictures. The hostel is warm, staff is helpful, and there weren't a lot of people staying during my visit even though it was summer. The kitchen is very modern and large. The building was always quiet.

100%

Avatar for Daniel

Daniel,

Mon 26 Jun 2017

Location

Location
Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

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

Getting to us

Bus
Daily buses between Borgarnes and Reykjavík and Borgarnes and Akureyri. Daily buses to Snaefellsnes and the peninsula
Car
Free parking by hostel

Sustainability initiatives

Energy

  • Energy saving lights
  • Renewable energy

Water

  • Water savers in toilet

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