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Grundarfjordur Youth Hostel

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Hlidarvegur 15, Grundarfjorour, Iceland
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
John E Llanelli, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Llanelli, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly welcome and good advice on where to eat in the town if you didn't want to prepare your own food. Usual facilities for a hostel, but in a good location in relation to the rest of the town.

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Dortmund, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This hostel is extremely pleasant. While it offers the same services and amenities as other youth hostels in Iceland (nice dorms, but also private rooms, full equipped kitchen, etc.), I was impressed and moved by the staff's helpfulness and friendliness. Since a dorm bed was only available for one night, I got a private room for the second night -... More 

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Tucson, AZ
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Rooms scattered all,over town. Beach unit nice but no view. Huge room. Far more than just a hostel. Great location. Great birding at the point. Staff very nice and helpful. We had a double room with full kitchen.

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Brno, Czech Republic
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Average accomodation, nothing special. It includes everything what you need for preparing your own dinner and sleeping. Bathroom and kitchen was clean. Walls were thin but people were not loud. You need your own sleeping bags for sleeping.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

This is a nice budget option when in the west of Iceland. The rooms are clean and comfortable, as are the shared bathrooms and the kitchen. However, the breakfast could be better and some of the other people who were staying in the other house said there weren't enough bathrooms for the amount of people staying there.

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Great rooms very spacious, great linin and mattress, lovely clean bathrooms with towls! Only thing the rooms needed where hooks to hang things! Kitchen and living area was always lovely and clean lots of fridge space! Stunning view from the windows also nice and central! We stayed for 6 days and I certainly will be coming back next year! Staff... More 

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Penzance, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

If you are visiting Grundarfjordur in the winter, as we did, you could not find a better place if you are looking for comfort, convenience, cleanliness and good value. The rooms are warm, the beds are comfortable, the bathroom is clean and the shower is great, there is plenty of storage space in the fridges, good clean cooking facilities all... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Second time we have stayed here now. This time for 5 nights. Stayed in the same 2 bed apartment down near the bay in the youth hostel building . Same as last time very warm very clean and no disturbances ...apart from us constantly checking for northern lights . If you get a clear night and a good activity level... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

- hostel divided between several buildings, it gives the hostel(s) nice, homely atmosphere, because there are fewer people per house - parking may be an issue, need to find a spot across the street - the second building very new, cheap ikea-type furniture, plastic flowers and very few dishes in the kitchen - seasonal staff, from april-september, but very friendly... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The weather wasn't very promising! Between that and being tired. My friend and I stayed inside most of the day. We explored around town for a little when the rain was slow. The hostel was in great upkeep, nice bathrooms, kitchen, common area. The rooms where great too! lots of storage space! It looked like there was a lot to... More 

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