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Akureyri Backpackers

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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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2 Star Hotel
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All reviewsfree beerthe kitchenprivate roomburger and beerclean toiletswelcome drinkthe main streetbed dormbar downstairsplace to staytop floornice atmospherelocated rightrecommend staying hereperfect locationother travelershappy hour
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Akureyri Backpackers is one of the best accommodations I have ever been to. Very friendly staff, fantastic food and always good entertainment for example with seeing a singer performing there. It’s definitely worth staying there or just for having a cake or dinner there.

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Akureyri is a super fun "city" in Iceland, and Akureyri Backpackers is a perfect place to stay to explore the city. The hostel was very lively with a fun bar downstairs with lots of people mingling and having fun. The actual space where the rooms...More

Thank Neha G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice interior design, very friendly staff and owner. It's a cafe down stairs so people just chill and having fun. The doors are safe and the washrooms are clean. The rooms are spacious but i would be happy if there are curtains for privacy at...More

Thank Travelista_tong
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved the overall spirit, free sauna, kitchen space, lovely staff, practical details in the rooms and corridors and downtown location. Free welcome drink was also a nice plus. Can higly reccomend for budget travellers.

Thank Kateřina B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at about 5 different hostels in my trip to Iceland, and this one was my favorite. It has a nice layout and uniqueness. I would say its definitely geared for adults and not so much families or children. It seemed to me that...More

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US$56 - US$234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$56 - US$234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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"Unique Social Hostel"
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"street view"
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"choice a room that is not with a street view, so you dont get interupted by party and cleaning cars in the..."
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"great for groups of people"
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