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Hafnarstræti 98, 600 Akureyri, Iceland – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.6/10! (score from 385 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 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
10/11 (2yrd) Netto (984yrd)
Bautinn (87yrd) RUB 23 (109yrd)
Hlidarfjall ski resort (2.5miles)
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 385 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 410 reviews Good
The family-run Skjaldarvik Guest House enjoys a countryside location in northern Iceland, 3 miles from the town of Akureyri. It offers individually decorated rooms with free Wi-Fi access.
Score from 307 reviews Wonderful
This family-run guest house is located 8 minutes’ drive from central Akureyri. Ir offers bright and basic rooms with free WiFi access. Akureyri Swimming Pool is 4.2 km away.
Score from 172 reviews Good
This guest house, situated in Akureyri’s town centre, is 300 metres from Glerártorg Shopping Centre. Guests have access to free in-room Wi-Fi, a communal TV lounge and a well-equipped kitchen.
Score from 102 reviews Good
location, rexeption, wifi...everything was good
Location Good food Nicely decorated Very clean
noisy room because of the wooden flooring in the corridors
Kitchen is good
1. Near town centre ( 5 mins walk to hof) 2. Good wifi 3. Good kitchen
1. Common space is little bit small. 2. Shower room in basement only
The location is a perfect, also a staff and sauna, what I like very much!
The beds, especially the 2nd stage.
The position is good，just nearby the Church. The stuff is nice. Parking，kitchen， Wi-Fi，shower，warm room in winter， is enough.
Very very clean facilities. Brilliant facilities.
No real common area for backpackers to meet and chat. WIFI did not work in rooms.
Best location, fair price and nice atmosphere
Not very good sound isolation
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.
On the main shopping street.
Bed linen dirty and had to rent duvet.
Service & kindness was the best. This is the only place to stay when your in Akureuri.
Not a single thing, one of the best back packers around the world I've ever stayed in cheers guys.
I had a great stay at Akureyri Backpackers, the staff was nice and helpful and the location was great! The shower facilities were clean which is a major plus, and the sauna was a nice touch as well! Special perk: 1 Free cup of coffee, tea or a small beer with check in!
It's really nice hostel. We had a large and clean room. Location is excellent, just on the main street.
Shower is only on the first floor
The hostel is placed at the central location of the city. Few minutes of walk and you can get to the landmark church and to the harbour and lots of place to shop or to eat near by. Most of Iceland hostels were mostly very clean but this hostel was even exceptionally clean among them. I loved the spacious restroom. They also offer you a coupon which you can use for a drink of tea or coffee in their bar in the same building.
They didn't have elevator which was OK for me but it could be problem for some heavily equipped people. Although I like their restroom, showers could have been better to match the greatness? of restroom.
The location was good and central.
It's perhaps a nice place for travelers who like to live near a bar as it is right downstairs but we were on the 4th floor and the shower was in the basement so it wasn't all that convenient.
great place, fantastic facilities, friendly staff and a complimentary welcome drink on arrival in the bar which also serves very nice food if you don't want to cook!
Right in the city center. Modern.
Located down town. It's a Nice place to stay to discover Akureyri. It is a clean hostel and you can eat good food.
I had a room on the top floor and there was a great view and plenty of space. When you arrive you get a voucher for a free drink in the comfortable bar downstairs.
The staff were quite unfriendly. The kitchen could have been cleaner.
The atmosphere in the hostel, especially in the bar. It was very clean and the house and rooms were nice. The hostel is located directly in the town center.
located in city centre, value for money, bathroom, bedroom and kitchen are well equipped
Easy to deal with..friendly staff..accomodating..clean..but as with all hostels..kids loud..bar and food downstairs..excellent..
Showers are in the basement
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.
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