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Akranes Hostel

Sudurgata 32, Akranes 300, Iceland
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Stendal
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

We , a family of four, stayed there for 2 nights. Although it is very basic we liked the place. Good value for money and the staff was very friendly indeed. And don't miss the museum complex in Akranes. It's really most interesting.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

Stopped here for one night with my daughter in September 2015. The hostess/receptionist was prompt and courteous, the check in quick, the rooms are very clean, there are great kitchen facilities, a washer/dryer, and fast Internet. The fellow guest were excellent, amazingly quite.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

We were looking to meet and hang out with people in Akranes but it was really quiet when we visited. The hostel has good security and some parking across the street. Staff was friendly and helpful. It was a clean place but the bathrooms had seen better days.

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Thank Hojomoro
Erie, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The place was great! It was very small and close to the center of this small town. The rooms were clean and the kitchen was extremely well organized with mostly any tool or utensil necessary. The hostel was also very much about recycling and even had its own composting that was done behind the hostel. The hostess that managed the... More 

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Highly enjoyed our stay. They were very accommodating and incredibly friendly. There are many doors to different corridors which cut down on the noise considerably. Easy to find and they made great recommendations for us. Would certainly stay here again.

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Aarhus, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

Even considdering that the hostel standard might be expected to be low, this place was stil a bit below average. We were the first guests to arrive that day, and found the kitchen full of dirty dishes, that later turned out to be left by the Young Girl looking after the place. Anyway, we manager to cook dinner with the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Akranes Hostel accommodated my husband and I after our other hostel (Reykjavik Backpackers) was over booked and gave us a run around. The hostel is nice and very cute and clean. The host was so great and gave us lots of hike information for the area. Highly recommended :) After everything, my husband and I agreed that it ended up... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

The Hostel is located very close to the city centre of Akranes and is also close to the city centre of Reykjavik and the Þingvellir national park (good for Sightseeing trips). The Hostel is very clean and has very good fittings in facilities and information materials. My Host was very friendly and helpful. Finally a very good accommodation to stay... More 

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Thank Voodoo91
Kaiserslautern
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

I just came back from 2 awesome weeks of Iceland and I really need to rate and review this great hostel. From all hostels I stayed at in Iceland for 2 weeks, the Akranes hostel was simply the best! The old building of the former local pharmacy is bright and has a lot of windows, the rooms are furnished with... More 

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Thank Benjamin S
Lancashire England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

The very best in Akranes If you are looking for somewhere to stay in Akranes look no further than Hostel Akranes. Hostel Akranes provides very comfortable, clean accommodation with an extremely well equipped kitchen. The rooms are bright and modern with large photographs on the walls taken by a local photographer enhancing the decor. What makes Hostel Akranes extra special... More 

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Magnus O, Owner at Akranes Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Seasonedtravelgirl I highly appreciate you taking time to review our Hostel. We have put a lot of effort in refurbishing the house to make it as convenient for our guest as possible. It is nice to experience that we are on the right track there. I thank you for mentioning my contribution sharing information about what to do... More 

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