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Hostel Selfoss

Austurvegur 28 | Austurvegur 28, Selfoss 800, Iceland
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  • Location
    4 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Geneva, Switzerland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a beautiful day outdoors, it was a bad idea to stay the night in this hostel. I waited 5 min in the cold outside. Linens are an expensive extra: 1700 kr! For that price, I got only a towel and a sheet. No blanket. My room looked like a prison cell. One single night was indeed far enough. I... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here with 30 12 year olds on a school trip and for them it was pretty much ideal. The reception area is however very small and as we arrived in a snow storm/gale we wanted to be inside. The dormitory at the far end of the corridor on the lower level is adjacent to the guest kitchen area... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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39 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We were given a room which was originally a kitchen and it was cold because there was no radiator. The new room had a radiator, but it didn’t work - the towels were wet - hot beer, lousy food, bad service - the bed linen 200k more expensive than

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Selfoss is east of Reykjavik so it makes travel farther east easy - no time wasted getting out of Reykjavik. The rooms are comfortable doubles. Breakfast is outrageously good - big variety, including waffles the morning we were there. Aurora (the host) is a hoot - full of energy and friendliness and travel tips. I went with a group of... More

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Orono, Maine
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I stayed in Selfoss the last night of my trip in Iceland. It was easy to find as the hostel is along the side of route 1. It was also quite convenient to the airport the next morning and a beautiful little town to enjoy. I found the space to be quite lovely, especially the couch in front of the... More

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Kristiansand, Norway
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We went there after staying at a horrible guesthouse in Reykjavik. This felt so good, quite, friedly og safe. The breakfast was very easy, I missed some egg and bacon. That would have been great. The rooms, bathrooms where all good. Kitchen had all we needed. Missed having WIFI in the room.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I stayed in Hostel Selfoss for two nights and was sad to leave. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful, particularly Arora the manager. What an absolute gem! She even got me a lift to kerið with her friend. I stayed in a mixed dorm, but there were only females in it both nights which was nice. It had a... More

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Bergen, Norway
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We stayed two nights in twin room (i.e. we had our own room) and we were really satisfied. All the facilities are clean (kitchen, bathroom, room) and the staff was very helpful and nice! The only thing that we have problem with was slightly noisy plumbing, so if you are a light sleeper, bring ear plugs! But I still consider... More

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Calgary, Canada
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81 reviews 81 reviews
9 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We had a really nice stay at the Hostel Selfoss. After our first night there, we decided to stay another night before continuing on to Hofn. The facilities are pretty nice, beds, bathrooms, and kitchens were extremely clean and well taken care of. The kitchen had everything we needed to cook, aside from a toaster! The staff was friendly for... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Got a great welcome at this homely hostel. One of the better equpped hostels I've stayed at and with the best hot showers which isn't the case in other hostels I've stayed at. Owner went out of her way to help, which as I'd had about two hours sleep in the last 48 was much appreciated. Lovely outside areas with... More

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Address: Austurvegur 28 | Austurvegur 28, Selfoss 800, Iceland
Location: Iceland > South Region > Selfoss
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 25
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