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Located in central Akureyri, Akureyri Backpackers offers free Wi-Fi and rooms with access to shared bathroom facilities. A swimming pool and hot tubs are a 1-minute walk away. Meals and drinks can be enjoyed in Backpackers Akureyri’s on-site bar and café. A buffet breakfast is served each morning. Cars can be rented on site. Staff can help arrange activities like horseback riding, rafting and various sightseeing trips. Coffee shops, bars and restaurants are found in the surrounding area. Akureyri Botanical Garden is 0.6 mi from the hotel and Akureyri Airport is a 5-minute drive away. Public parking spaces are available nearby on weekdays for free, from 16:00 until 10:00 and on weekends (There is a fee during the hours of 10:00 - 16:00 on weekdays). The One-Bedroom Apartment is next door to Hafnarstræti 100, check-in via Akureyri Backpackers main property.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Akureyri, this property has an excellent location score of 9.3!


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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 bunk bed
and
1 queen bed
1 full bed
and
2 bunk beds
1 queen bed
Bedroom :
2 twin beds
Living room:
1 sofa bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 1

This property is taking steps towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.5
Facilities
7.2
Cleanliness
7.9
Comfort
7.7
Value for money
7.7
Location
9.4
Free WiFi
9.1
Low score for Akureyri
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Douglas
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Proximity to everything in town, sites to see, their food was good and the shower was awesome, hot and amazing water pressure!!
  • Adéla
    Czech RepublicCzech Republic
    We loved this accommodation for location, it was nice room above amazing pub with really good beer and friendly staff. We loved the whole vibe of the accommodation and pub together and would recommend to any young travelers (or young in spirit)
  • Ana
    AustraliaAustralia
    The location is great and the rooms very big and comfortable

Area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • Backpackers
    • Cuisine
      American • European
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan

Amenities of Akureyri Backpackers

Most popular amenities
  • Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
Ski
  • Ski pass vendor
  • Ski rental on site
  • Ski school
    Additional charge
  • Ski storage
    Additional charge
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Horseback riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Diving
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Hiking
    Off-site
  • Canoeing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Game room
  • Skiing
    Off-site
  • Fishing
    Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and charges may apply.
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Toilet with grab rails
Spa
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Icelandic

House rules

Akureyri Backpackers takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM

Check-out

Until 10:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted Akureyri Backpackers accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

A duvet, bed linen and towels are not included in the room rate. Guests can either rent it at the hostel or bring their own. Pillow, pillow sheet and a bed sheet are included.

Please note children must be over 12 years and accompanied by a parent or guardian order to stay in the Dormitory rooms.

When booking for more than 6 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

FAQs about Akureyri Backpackers

  • Akureyri Backpackers is 500 feet from the center of Akureyri. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Akureyri Backpackers has 1 restaurant:

    • Backpackers

  • The prices at Akureyri Backpackers may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Akureyri Backpackers offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Sauna
    • Hiking
    • Skiing
    • Game room
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Live music/Performance
    • Horseback riding
    • Live sports events (broadcast)

  • Check-in at Akureyri Backpackers is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.