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Akureyri H.I. Hostel Hostel

Stórholt 1, Akureyri, Iceland

If you are looking for a lovely Hostel; clean, cheap and with good facilities then we are the place for you. We are the only Hostelling International in Akureyri. The Hostel is in the capital of the North, which makes it perfect for all surroundings that Akureyri offers. Our guests can find everything they need in our closest area. Free car parking and we offer discount tickets for restaurant, Whale watching, horse riding and more to come. Read more

93% Overall Rating 9 out of 10 customers would recommend this property based on 10 reviews

Atmosphere 89%

Cleanliness 98%

Facilities 91%

Location 89%

Safety 98%

Staff 93%

Value 91%

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What's Included

  • Luggage Room

Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly

Purchasable Extras

  • Linen 8.59USD
  • Towel 3.01USD

Important Information

Cancellation policy: 24h advance notice.
Payment upon arrival by cash, debit and credit cards.
Check in from 16.00 Check out before 11.00.
Breakfast not included.
HI membership is not required for staying with us.
Akureyri H.I. reserves the right to change prices in view of tax changes.
We offer discount tickets for; restaurant, whale watching, horse-riding and more to come.
All rooms come with access to two kitchens that are well equipped for cooking and good dining rooms. Guests can rent towels and linen.
There is a TV room with tables, chairs and a sofa. Laundry is possible at the hostel. There is a big outside area with tables, chairs and BBQ.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 15:00

Latest Check-out: 11:00

Policies

  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Akureyri?

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If you are looking for a lovely Hostel; clean, cheap and with good facilities then we are the place for you. We are the only Hostelling International in Akureyri. The Hostel is in the capital of the North, which makes it perfect for all surroundings that Akureyri offers. Our guests can find everything they need in our closest area. Free car parking and we offer discount tickets for restaurant, Whale watching, horse riding and more to come. Read more

Shared Rooms

Standard 8 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Private Rooms

Basic Single Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 1

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Standard Double Bed Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Standard 3 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 3

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

Basic 4 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 4

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Standard 5 Bed PRIVATE Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 5

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Standard

About Akureyri H.I. Hostel

Akureyri HI Hostel has been a part of the Hostelling International since it opened 1967.

The Hostel has been run by the same family for all these years and they all share the same passion for the Hostel, to welcome travelers from all over the world and make them feel comfortable and enjoying their stay.

The Hostel offers many types of rooms; mixed dorm, single up to six person room, two fantastic summerhouses in the garden and a small cabin.

All rooms come with access to two kitchens, dining room, TV room and free Wi-Fi and computer for those who need it.

Accommodation Information

The Hostel offers different types of rooms; mixed dorm rooms, single room, twin with and without bath, and group / family rooms for three to six persons.

Two fantastic summerhouses in the garden, each house has kitchen, living room and bathroom, each can accommodating eight persons (twin room, four person room and upstairs two beds) plus hot tub is included in the price. We also have a small cabin with three beds, toilet and a sink.

All rooms include; reading light over every bed, table and chairs, mirror, TV, hairdryer, free Wi-Fi and pillows & duvets.
We offer sleeping bag accommodation and bed linen can be provided but is not included in the price.

Guests can also rent towels.
All rooms come with access to two kitchens that are well equipped for cooking and good dining rooms. There is a TV room with tables, chairs and a sofa.
Laundry is possible at the hostel.
There is a big outside area with tables, chairs and BBQ.
Laundry is possible at the hostel.

Location Information

Akureyri H.I. Hostel
Stórholt 1
603 Akureyri
Iceland

Akureyri HI Hostel is located in the center of the town, conveniently close to the city center. All places needed are in a walking distance; 10 min walk to the city center, 5 min walk to Glerártorg shopping center, 1 min walk to Bónus supermarket (the cheapest in Akureyri), 5 min to a bakery and 7 min to local’s favorite restaurant. Most of other main attractions of the town are within walking distance.
In Akureyri there are city buses that are for free. They go past the Hostel every hour.

Akureyri H.I. Hostel is the perfect place to stay on to visit all the pearls that mother nature offers in the North, like Lake Mývatn which is known for its natural beauty – landscape, animals and bird life, Goðafoss one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Iceland, Dettifoss the most powerful waterfall in Europe, Húsavík known as the whale watching town, Ásbyrgi an enclosed canyon, about 3,5 km long and 1,1 km wide, surrounded by cliffs which reach as high as 100 m. Skagafjörður where rafting can be done, Grímsey where people get the change to step over the polar circle line and see all the beautiful bird life. And many other pearls that north Iceland has to offer.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.