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Nordur-Vik Youth Hostel

Suourvikurvegur 5, Vik IS-870, Iceland
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Nordur-Vik Youth Hostel
Ranked #7 of 8 hotels in Vik
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

The Nordur-Vik hostel was not a great experience for the two nights spent here. The location of the hostel is somewhat difficult to find as it is down a gravel road. Once there, the reception area is small and the receptionist working there did not seem that attentive. The rooms were an OK size, but the Wifi does not work... More

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Northern Ireland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We travelled as a camera club group on a 7 night trip around Iceland staying in a different hostel each night, and had our fifth night here. We were made to feel very welcome, the hostel was clean and modern. Breakfast was great. We had a mix of rooms - everyone was happy. Plenty of restaurants/supermarkets/shops in Vik. However the... More

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Paris, France
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We stayed one night here- helpful receptionist, average room, clean bathroom.( but there's only 2 bathroom in 2 floors) The only thing I didn't like is the internet was not really working- so we couldn't really arrange our plan.

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Lowell, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

This place is incredibly small. Only a few rooms and only one dorm room, where we stayed. Shoes must be taken off at the door. The kitchen made the place kind of smell for the rest of the night, which was a minor problem compared to the fact that everyone was up talking until around 1 am. They seemed to... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We stayed one night in Nordur Vik Youth Hostel while on the chase for the northern lights. It is behind the Surdur- Vik Restaurant to your left (follow the dirk road). The hostel itself feels more homey. We were asked to remove our shoes upon entering reception (I think this help to keep the place clean). We arrive late afternoon... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Kind of hard to find.. Stayed 2 nights, the first was nice. Not many people. Place was quiet and friendly. Second time the place was full and very loud. A big group including people who work at the hostel were extremely loud until past 2am and made it impossible to sleep in such a small place where the sounds echoed... More

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Kingston, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

This quaint hostel is located at the edge of town in a picturesque setting. The view of the mountains cannot be beat. I loved the atmosphere of the hostel — very comfortable and cozy, especially the common area. The kitchen was big enough and had all the tools we needed, but there weren't enough bathrooms for the number of guests... More

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Girona, Spain
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135 reviews 135 reviews
63 hotel reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

I have been last september in that hostel and it was correct. I was in a 4 junks room just in front of the main door, downstairs. It is a charmy place but, in my opinion, there is no plenty space if the hostel is full. For example the kitchen is so small that there is no space for more... More

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Turin, Italy
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216 reviews 216 reviews
25 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Plus side: the view and the bulding. It's very near to the "city center" which is pretty unexistant like most of icelandic cities. Minus side: the place looks old, not like everything is old but like it's been furnished by a very old person. the common areas are good but they miss a spark. the rooms with 6 beds were... More

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

The hostel was very easy to spot, it had a great view of town, and is a perfect "photography" location at sunrise!(will post photo.) I was a bit scared at first and confused as what to do, but I put on my big boy pants, and figured it out! After the reception, I got my bags in, and went for... More

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Additional Information about Nordur-Vik Youth Hostel

Address: Suourvikurvegur 5, Vik IS-870, Iceland
Location: Iceland > South Region > Vik
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Nordur Vik Youth Hostel

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