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Akureyri H.I. Hostel

Hostel | Stórholt 1, Akureyri, Iceland 603

95.2% Overall Rating

3 out of 3 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (23/04/2014)

"Everything is super organized and clean. Only a few minutes walk to the river and the mall..which is the best part in town. The upper dinning area is amazing...can sit there to watch the sunset,"

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  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • BBQ area
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Linen USD 8.90
  • Towel USD 3.11

What's Included

  • Luggage Room

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 15:00
Latest Check-out: 11:00

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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

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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
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.