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Akureyri Backpackers

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Hafnarstraeti 98, Akureyri 600 Iceland
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#2 of 53 Specialty lodging in Akureyri
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Akureyri Backpackers hostel is a budged accommodation in Akureyri. The hostel is in down town Akureyri surrounded by restaurants and recreation. If you are looking for cheap accommodation or just to meet people you will be at the right place.
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Property amenities
Free public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Sauna
Bar / lounge
Skiing
Car hire
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Wifi
Restaurant
Shared kitchen
Laundry service
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Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, German and 3 more
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I have no words to describe the staff working at this hostel, all are really helpful, carrying and go the extra mile to make you happy. Also, this hostel and its bar is the coziest place in Akureyri, I love everything about it! The best place to chill, party, meet new people or make some new friends :) You’ll get a free welcome beer/coffee and can enjoy a free sauna!
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So we’ll all know that things are expensive in Iceland but it’s worth it. This place is a very welcoming bar and do not be put off by ‘backpackers’ as it’s all ages. Good beer and nice wings, tacos, ribs and pretty much everything. Very reasonable and better quality than most places here. Lots of info, family, couples and any age friendly. We really liked it - three visits and food twice. No complaints and a top spot. If you are reading this then use the bridge across from the town and watch the amazing sunset from half way.
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Our family came after a long drive, everyone was very hungry, we had burgers, the lamb kebab and vegietarian burgers... not at all good, okay when starving but not at all satisfying, or in anyway tasty. Veggie burger needs to be better! The patty was thin and flavourless, the sauce was not fitting to the toppings, the bread was bland and a little cold. It was uninspiring, it is cheeper but I would have rather spent 5 bucks more for better quality. Beefburger was beef mixed with pork...
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The place is very nice and decorated with much love, I felt very welcome by just stepping in. All rooms, including the shared kitchen and the bathroom were well equipped and very clean. The staff was very friendly and helpful at any time and the food was really nice in this place too. The location is just perfect in the middle of Akurery town. I think the best recommendation for a place is, when locals hanging out there too. And the backpackers was always busy. A very good place to meet people from all over the world.
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I stayed in this hostel for two nights. The bathroom is in the basement, but it has the best showers. The food they serve is also very tasty en not that expensive (in Iceland terms). It is nice that the place has a bar with a happy hour from 17.00 till 19.00. Also, the hostel is nicely located in the city Centre and near the harbour.
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PRICE RANGE
$59 - $183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
IcelandNortheast RegionAkureyri
NUMBER OF ROOMS
23
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Frequently Asked Questions about Akureyri Backpackers
Which popular attractions are close to Akureyri Backpackers?
Nearby attractions include Akureyrarkirkja (0.3 miles), R5 Bar (0.08 miles), and Escape Akureyri (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Akureyri Backpackers?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Akureyri Backpackers?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Akureyri Backpackers?
Yes, free public parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Akureyri Backpackers?
Conveniently located restaurants include Blaa Kannan Cafe, Kaffi Ilmur, and Rub 23.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Akureyri Backpackers?
Yes, guests have access to a sauna during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Akureyri Backpackers?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Polish, and Icelandic.
Are there any historical sites close to Akureyri Backpackers?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Matthiasarhus (0.1 miles), Laxdal House (Laxdalshus) (0.7 miles), and Sigurhaedir - Memorial house (0.1 miles).