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London
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for a night in July. We arrived having picked up a piece of gravel in our wheel discs - the husband of the hostel owner showed us how to jack up and remove the gravel, saving us loads of time and possibly money - thank you! The hostel itself is blessed by being in a beautiful building... More 

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Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Hafaldan Harbour Building in late September and we loved it! The Host is so sweet and kind. The place is very cosy and you feel immediately at home. The furniture ist very nice and so are the showers and rooms! I can not recommend it enough, seydisfjordur is definitely worth the trip!

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Thank you very much, I am glad you enjoyed your stay . Love Thora More 

Winnipeg, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed September 21, 2016

We stayed in a room with a private bathroom, everything was so very well maintained. The Hostel had a fully equipped common kitchen and lovely area for enjoying your meal and visiting with travellers from it seemed all over the world.

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Singapore
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39 reviews
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Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

The drive to seydisfjordur was a long ride but when we reach there, the view was breathtaking! The hostel is at the opposite side of the town. We can view the town and the mountains from another angle. If you happen to drive by do stop over this town too!

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Uberlingen, Germany
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89 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed September 8, 2016

One of the best places ever, really - just try to go of season, cheaper, less crowded, simply amazing. Awesome chilled hosts ... Will comeback for sure. Came for one night, stayed three. Thanks again for this stay!!!

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 5, 2016

We stayed here for one night on our tour around Iceland, and honestly this hostel is worth it just for the drive into town. You'll never see anything like it. The hostel itself is quite older, but has an amazing feel to it. Our room was a 6 bed dorm and was very comfortable. The kitchen is an absolute dream... More 

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New York
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Reviewed August 29, 2016

The location is excellent, walkable to every part of Seyðisfjörður. The 2-person private rooms were large and comfortable, and even though we were near the kitchen there was very little noise. Our only complaint was the showers, which are not closed and so make the entire bathroom wet - this is difficult if more than one person wants to have... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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Reviewed August 27, 2016

We stayed at this hostel on one of the days of our 8 day trip around Iceland. The hostel is well decorated and the dorm rooms were cozy. We slept like a log. You can bring ur own sleeping bags or borrow their duvets for a fee. The kitchen was absolutely my favorite. It was so big to accommodate many... More 

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Bavaria
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the harbour hostel (double room) Ultra-thin walls - you hear everything from the other rooms and floor Furniture and beds are run down showers and toilets are ok Staff at the reception was very nice and helpful View from the kitchen and dining room was great

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Rockville, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed August 17, 2016

This is the first hostel I ever stayed and it was lovely. We had a private room with 2 twin beds and 1 bunk bed for 3, we also had our own private bathroom with shower. Room is clean and spacious. The kitchen is great - big, clean, and well-equipped.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Seyðisfjörður Hostel Hafaldan in Seydisfjordur, east Iceland, guarantees you a warm welcome in one of our two distinctive and atmospheric wooden buildings; Hafaldan Harbour Hostel and Hafaldan Hospital Hostel. Hafaldan Harbour Hostel was established in 1975 and nestles on the north side of the Seyðisfjörður fjord, just by the harbour and a relaxing 2 minutes from the town centre. This location presents unforgettable views over the fjord and mountains, enjoyed by both you and the owner of the hostel who lives in one half of the building, giving your stay a very homely feel. The hostel offers twin, double and 4 bedded rooms all with shared facilities. Address is Ránargata 9.Hafaldan Hospital Hostel is conveniently located in central Seyðisfjörður in the historic former hospital building. The building was renovated in 2013 to better meet the needs of our guests and we have had a very good feedback from our visitors who rave about the Kitchen and Dining hall as well as the good atmosphere. The hostel offers private double rooms and shared facility double, twin, 4/5 bedded, plus 6 man dormitory rooms. Address is Sudurgata 8.In both buildings we offer great facilities for our guests; excellent common rooms, kitchens, dining and sitting areas, washing machines and free Wi-Fi Internet connection. Bed linen can be rented and breakfast baskets can be bought. Reception service for both hostels is made in the Hafaldan Hospital Hostel until Sept 2014. We are a green HI hostel with an option to recycle. Our compost goes to our “Happy Hens” in Hafaldan Harbour, and you can swap a 100 krona coin in for a fresh egg in our hostels kitchen. This service depends though on the balance between the egg making and staff / guests consumption and we can´t guarantee it. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Seydisfjordur Hostel Hafaldan

Address: Sudurgata 9, Seydisfjordur 710, Iceland (Formerly Hafaldan Youth Hostel)
Location: Iceland > East Region > Seydisfjordur
Price Range: $73 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 21
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“We were very impressed with this hostel and were pleased to have a private bathroom. The staff were very friendly and helpful.”
 of 5 bubbles nmagnus669, Sep 21, 2016 | Read review
“The view is beautiful from all the rooms because the village is so beautiful. Room nr. 23 was excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles gudrunpalina, Aug 10, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are fine - pretty much the same for all.”
 of 5 bubbles windya2014, Jul 27, 2016 | Read review
“This review relates to Old Hospital Hostel - booked with HI direct as this was significantly cheaper on the day than with booking.com.”
 of 5 bubbles 483clarebear, May 19, 2016 | Read review
“Get a harbour side room - fantastic views.”
 of 5 bubbles TahoeHiker, Oct 9, 2015 | Read review
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