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Hafnarstræti 98, 600 Akureyri, Iceland – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.6/10! (score from 408 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Akureyri Backpackers.
|Twin Room with Shared Bathroom|
|Bed in 8-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room|
|Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room|
|Family Room (2 Adults + 4 Children)||
|Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room|
|Family Room (2 Adults + 2 Children)||
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Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
10/11 (0 miles) Netto (0.6 miles)
Bautinn (0 miles) RUB 23 (0.1 miles)
Eyjafjordur (0.1 miles)
Hlidarfjall ski resort (2.5 miles)
2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Until 10:00 AM
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
One child or adult is charged EUR 20 per night in an extra bed.
The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
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Based on 408 reviews
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Located by Akureyi Town Square, this guest house offers basic rooms with free Wi-Fi access and a wardrobe. Parking is free in the surrounding streets. Akureyri Bus Station is 200 metres away.
Score from 445 reviews Good
This guest house is located in central Akureyri, a 2-minute walk from Hof - Cultural Center and Conference Hall. All rooms and apartments have free WiFi access.
Score from 116 reviews Very good
Situated just off of Iceland's Ring Road, these modern holiday houses and apartments feature free Wi-Fi and a kitchenette or a full kitchen. The center of Akureyri is half a mile away.
Score from 618 reviews Wonderful
Overlooking the Eyjafjördur Fjord, this countryside guest house lies next to the 9-hole Leifsstadir Golf Course. It offers basic rooms with free Wi-Fi access.
Score from 23 reviews Excellent
May 17, 2015
Excellent staff, great food, the best location in the city and very comfortable lounge.
May 12, 2015
A bit too simple, and didn't stand out from the crowd. We stayed at some amazing/unique but still cheap places during our Iceland visit - this wasn't one of them, though it's still good value for money :)
It was busy with a nice pub and restaurant area, a lot of people and life. Standard was Ok for the price. Great showers!
May 9, 2015
WiFi was a bit weak
I loved the location of the place, while they don't provide parking on site they are very close to public free parking. Everything you would ever need is right downstairs or across the street from this hostel. Our room was very stylish and secure.
May 5, 2015
Loved the location, easily accessible with nearby restaurants and convenience stores. There is also a lovely Cafe where the lobby is, with Illy coffee.
May 5, 2015
Room was next to air conditioning unit that sounded like light aircraft landing. Hotel next to extremely noisy cafe/bar with live music playing until 2am and clients noisy until 3.30am!
Leaving! The bar area was nice.
May 5, 2015
April 19, 2015
We were very contented with our stay at Akureyri Backpackers! The rooms were clean, quiet, spacious and absolutely comfortable. We had everything we needeed at our disposal, there is an ideal equipped, common kitchen in the ground floor, that was not crowded at all. Even if the house was relatively big, we were totally undisturbed. The employees were kind and helpful. Summarized, we had a very good stay!
April 18, 2015
good location, facilities and staff
April 16, 2015
Quite loud outside the windows at nighttime
April 7, 2015
If there's a band playing at the venue next door, don't expect to sleep before 1.30am.
Clean and tidy hostel.
April 4, 2015
The bar and location
March 18, 2015
The only things I didn't like was to get to the showers you had to walk past the bar/restaurant, which was always packed with locals. And the bar/restaurant being so busy meant it was difficult to find a seat. And the cleaners start quite early, even on Sunday so don't expect to sleep in
The rooms were great, the staff were lovely.
March 18, 2015
One of the nicest hostels in Iceland. In the centrr of town. Had a private room on the top floor. Internet worked in the room. Good value quality food and a free drink to go with it.
March 14, 2015
Wifi was a bit spotty.
Great hostel in a good location with a delicious bar/restaurant. Great value!
March 9, 2015
Wifi on upper floors was spotty and cost for a hostel like arrangement was higher than most. Construction made for poor sound insulation in room. Breakfast extra cost for most.
Clean rooms, linens, and shared areas (kitchen, bathroom, shower, etc). Great location.
February 14, 2015
location, rexeption, wifi...everything was good
February 1, 2015
noisy room because of the wooden flooring in the corridors
Location Good food Nicely decorated Very clean
January 13, 2015
Kitchen is good
January 8, 2015
1. Common space is little bit small. 2. Shower room in basement only
1. Near town centre ( 5 mins walk to hof) 2. Good wifi 3. Good kitchen
January 6, 2015
The beds, especially the 2nd stage.
The location is a perfect, also a staff and sauna, what I like very much!
January 6, 2015
The position is good，just nearby the Church. The stuff is nice. Parking，kitchen， Wi-Fi，shower，warm room in winter， is enough.
January 6, 2015
No real common area for backpackers to meet and chat. WIFI did not work in rooms.
Very very clean facilities. Brilliant facilities.
January 5, 2015
Not very good sound isolation
Best location, fair price and nice atmosphere
November 14, 2014
Staff was very helpful and friendly. Great breakfast! There was live music on the night I stayed which was pretty cool--it may have been a bit loud for the dorms but it didn't stay loud for very long. Great location, easy walking distance to everything.
November 7, 2014
Bed linen dirty and had to rent duvet.
On the main shopping street.
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