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Hafnarstræti 98, 600 Akureyri – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.6/10! (score from 370 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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Golf Course (within 2 miles), Sauna
Food & Drink
Restaurant, Bar, Snack Bar
Free! WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free! Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
Packed Lunches, Car Rental, Tour Desk, Baggage Storage, ATM on site, Lockers, Laundry
Non-smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Heating, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private)
Polish, Icelandic, French, Spanish, English, German
2:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Until 10:00 AM
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
One child or adult is charged EUR 12 per person 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.
Cards accepted at this property
Akureyri Backpackers accepts these cards and reserves the right to pre-authorize your card prior to arrival.
Based on 370 reviews
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This 4-star hotel is a 5 minute walk from Akureyri’s Botanical Gardens, by the Eyjafjördur Fjord.
Score from 174 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 588 reviews Wonderful
This central Akureyri property is located at the Town Hall Square, just 500 metres from the HOF Cultural Centre and Conference Hall.
Score from 162 reviews Wonderful
Conveniently located in the center of Akureyri, the lively capital of Northern Iceland, is the comfortable Hotel Nordurland. Stay close to many restaurants, shops, cafes and local sights.
Score from 30 reviews Good
The staff was friendly and the place was accommodating in general. I wasn't expecting much and they pretty much met those expectations. Not a bad place to stay if you're a weary traveler and need to lay your head down for a night.
Seemed a bit mismanaged. Nothing at all bad happened, just seemed inefficient in the way things were done.
Bar & social: great
Showers: in the basement of a 3 story hostel. Have fun with that! Kitchen: bottom floor, cramped with bad flow capability poses congestion
Nice facilities - bar, showers, bathrooms. well thought out. Linen of good.quality.
Paying for linen.
- close to the city center - parking place - bar/pub
- ear plugs recommended - poor kitchen - distance between rooms and showers
Excellent location right in the center, charming interior, kitchen available but they also sell food.
All showers are in the basement
The kitchen is big and even has a panini press.
The loud music venue next door.
Location is in the centre of town and good guest kitchen for cooking
Perfect location. Great food for low budgets.
Staff was not so helpfull. The room was too hot even with the windows open. Avoid to take a room just next to the toilettes,it really smells!
The best place to stay in Akureyri as its prime location with a great vibe. Nice staff, good bar/food and very clean.
Very clean and good location
Very noisy because of the situation (lot of bars just behind the windows) however it was very clean but probably to expensive for the confort presented. Maybe the only problem was that we was not in a mood for party !!
You can't beat the location, in the middle of the main street in Akureyri - and with the town's most popular café in the reception. Nice folks, sociable atmosphere.
The showers are in the basement. Around 1000 ISK extra for bed sheets if you don't have your own sleeping bag.
Everything. Brillant hostel.
Location and facilities and atmosphere and culture
Busy and hipsters everywherw
nice staff, good breakfast, good beds
a little bit too noisy (you can hear all the other travellers coming in their rooms)
The Bar and the free welcome-drink
Very cosy cafe attached to the hostel.
Great location, nice kitchen and a cool bar&restaurant.
Not so cheep, extra charge for blankets, quite noisy.
Staff always at your service, toilets and showers clean. High standards for an hostel, definitely the best accommodation for a stay in Akureyri!
Hafnastraeti is always crowded, especially overnight: therefore expect some issues in getting sleep
The location was excellent, in the central street of the town. Nice and clean rooms and bathrooms.
A bit expensive for a hostel. There was quite some noise from outside (busy street and nightlife).
I liked the location and the room (which was quite big and bright). The amount of the showers was good, so there were no queues in the morning or afternoon. The hotel has also a laundry machine (quite expensive, though). I did not use the kitchen, but it was big. Staff nice.
It was very noisy, first because of the club located in vicinity (and a party, which was during weekend, so it is still ok). But the hotel has very thin walls and you can hear everything happening in other rooms and the corridor. Also steps of other people, since the floor creaks quite a lot.
Room, staff, free sauna, showers away from rooms= no disturbance
Kitchen is quite small there is a background noise of a air conditioner in the room.
Our room was at 4th floor. no elevetor. The shower and the kitchen are at -1 floor. A lot of steps to make shower.
The location in downtown Akureyri was great. The facilities were clean and organized as well as the rooms.
On the weekends the town is out until 330 in the morning, which is a very noisy affair. Request a quiet room on the weekends or bring earplugs!
Only one shower for all guests
The location is excellent which is located on the main tourist street. There is a free packing place just behind the hostel. However, there is a charged period during the day if it's weekday. We were lucky as we arrived on Saturday and left on Sunday so that there was no problem at all parking the car there the whole time. The kitchen is a bit small in view of the size of the hostel but most travelers eat outside anyway. The hostel will give you a free beer/coffee coupon for your stay.
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