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Karalaks, Box 74, Lakselv, 9700, Norway

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Overall Rating 82%

From 2 Reviews

Hostel rating (2)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 87%
Cleanliness 80%
Location 67%
Security 87%
Service 87%
Comfort 87%
Green rating 80%

Karalaks is perfect for recreation and relaxation in a beautiful natural enviroment. Friendly staff will make you feel at home at Karalaks!

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Lakselv Hostel

Hostel Lakselv

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Lakselv Hostel is located 7km from Lakselv, in the picturesque town of Karalaks. This is a fantastic location in-between lakes and hills for those who enjoy hiking, fishing and long country walks.

Hostel facilities include a self-catering kitchen, common room, sauna and TV room. There are a variety of room types to choose from including private cabins and all rooms have private bathrooms.

Located in the middle of Finnmark, it is easy for guests to explore nearby areas such as the North Cape.


Prices are non-member prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 16 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are not members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association
  • A discount of 10 % of rates quoted is available to members on arrival.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Hot tub
  • Swimming pool


  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Self-catering kitchen

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Wifi - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
Opening times

Opening times

Open from 05/06/2017 to 14/08/2017

From 14:00 to 22:00
From 08:00 to 12:00
Open 24 hours

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +47 907 45 342

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • North Cape (More than 10km)
  • Trollholmsund (More than 10km)
  • Sametinget i Karasjok (More than 10km)

See the full list of attractions



Es war Saisonschluss, kein Mitarbeiter vor Ort, kein Frühstück und insgesamt ziemlich unaufgeräumt


Avatar for Gert


Tue 23 Aug 2016

Only problem is that you need to have transport as it is out of town. I was on a motorcycle so that was ok


Avatar for Andrew


Fri 15 Jul 2016

La cuisine pour les hôtes est très petite. On ne savait pas si on avait accès à la grande salle de séjour. La présence de multiples messages à caractère religieux sur les murs est déroutante pour une auberge de jeunesse avec le label HIhostels. Il y avait même un pupitre pour célébrer des offices religieux ! Votre organisation n'est elle pas censée être laïque ?


Avatar for Eric


Mon 17 Aug 2015

This hostel is owned by a religious organization, and they have rules that you have to follow on your stay. Wasn't aware of this when I ordered. Beds and rooms are very simple, but price is high. Wouldn't order again.


Avatar for Guri


Sat 18 Jul 2015


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Beach (5 to 10km)
  • Cinema (5 to 10km)
  • City Centre (5 to 10km)
  • Cycle trails (5 to 10km)
  • Golf course (5 to 10km)
  • Gym (5 to 10km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Local market (5 to 10km)
  • Mountainous Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (More than 10km)
  • National / State Park (More than 10km)
  • Nightlife (5 to 10km)
  • Parks / Green Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Restaurants (5 to 10km)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (At or next to the hostel)
  • Shopping area / Mall (5 to 10km)
  • Ski area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Swimming pool (At or next to the hostel)
  • Supermarket / Food store (5 to 10km)
  • Wooded Area (At or next to the hostel)
Getting to us

Getting to us

7km to Lakselv Airport
2km to the nearest bus stop.
150 km to Hammerfest port
Parking is available at the hostel

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