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Uberlingen, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Staff was nice , but when food got stolen form fridge ... it did not matter how nice the staff is ... Perfect location. Easy to find. Uncomfortable beds, tiny cramped rooms feels like in hospital. Card system is a bit annoying but reasonable it such a big place. Tiny kitchen for hundreds of guests is unable to handle all...

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United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small restaurant at a hostel that is open to the public (we were not staying here). It is a small space (at least for it's popularity) so we had to wait for a table - and just got one before the kitchen closed at 20:00. Our food was good, especially for the price, and they had a nice selection...

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Tanjung Benoa
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Very cool hangout for drinks and food. They serve Guinness here too on tap which we couldn't find anywhere else, so my husband was very happy! Food is good too we went for the Icelandic fish soup which was delicious. Happy hour here is 5pm to 7pm, so worth noting. Very relaxed hangout, they have newspapers and magazines in English...

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2017

A lovely atmosphere and warm welcome to everybody with great tasting food reasonably priced compared to other local restaurants. The specials are the ones to go for, locally produced and great combination of flavours. As we are in an older age groups to most of those staying there we were made welcome by staff and other customers.

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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Best vegan burger, that I have had in Iceland! Should make even meat lovers taste buds go woohooo :) Good price, but bit tini though, but taste compensated that. Cozy atmosphere, good beer selection, nice staff.

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London, Canada
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We lucked out in a super last minute booking here after driving for 12 hours around Iceland. The hostel is centrally located and we parked free on the road that it was situated on. We got a ticket for a free beer upon checking in, which was welcoming as there is a bar in the front room of the hostel....

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Thank Pinkdresses
Reviewed 19 December 2016

+Good value +Clean and nice +Nice showers (- in the basement) +Very cosy bar +Location +Free welcome beer Visisted in off season, the guesthouse was rather empty. Maybe that the kitchen is too small for crowded days.

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Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
Reviewed 29 November 2016

The hostel is in the center and during the weekend there's free parking in front of the building, on weekdays you can park free close to the hostel. The hostel looks really good, it has a warm industrial look, I loved it. There is a kitchen where you can cook but they also have a bar / restaurant where you...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Located in the town centre. the place is nice and clean. good to be based in Akureyri. the downside is you need to pay for the use of quilt and supermarket seems like a bit of walk if you don't have a car. it has kitechen and in the room locker. shower only in the basement. Room rate includes one...

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Traverse City, Michigan
Reviewed 25 November 2016

The staff were very kind and helpful. You get free beer and coffee with your stay, what more do you need? Everything was very clean and quite centrally located in the city, walking distance from anything you would need. This was a very comfortable stay and we meet some other friendly hikers. We would highly recommend this place and would...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Akureyri Backpackers hostel is a budged accommodation in Akureyri. The hostel is in down town Akureyri surrounded by restaurants and recreation. If you are looking for cheap accommodation or just to meet people you will be at the right place. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Akureyri Backpackers

Address: Hafnarstraeti 98, Akureyri 600, Iceland
Region: Iceland > Northeast Region > Akureyri
Price Range: $62 - $825 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Akureyri Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 23
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“Really good place for families, children very welcome.”
W1427BVmarks, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“For a cheaper option there are the dormitories, or you can have your own room for more money”
Anndante, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Bring your own bedding as you have to pay otherwise”
888ellal, 20 May 2016 | Read review
“Per any hostel, if you want to guarantee a snore-free and undisturbed night's sleep, book a private room.”
R4021ZPjordanw, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“4th floor is much quieter than the dorm room areas on lower floors.”
  • Our private 4th floor room was large and very comfortable!
  • View from our 4th floor room
  • View from the 4th floor balcony
DebiW354, 16 Apr 2016 | Read review
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