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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good and comfortable hostel in the nice Borgarnes. Warm welcome and clean and luminous rooms. The hostel is in a very good position in the countryside, close to the sea and a wonderful sport center. The position is also strategic for a tour in the Snaefellnes peninsula

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54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

Fairly clean hostel which has a couple of kitchens. Large group there when we were there so not much room for us to even sit at a table. My room was a double room and the bed was comfortable enough. Not the best hostel we stayed in but quite convenient and ok.

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Kempten, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

The hostel is okay, the rooms are quite big compared to other hostels and the facilities are more or less clean. It is situated on the main road, so you'll find it easily. There are enough parking spaces in front of the building. The check - in was fast and the staff was very friendly and helpful. Nothing special, but... More 

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Anna A, reception at Borgarnes Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. Best regards, Anna More 

Alkoven, Austria
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20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

the hostel is nothing special, but alright, kitchen could have been cleaner and the shower was tiny with the stupid curtain always sticking on you. beds were a bit uncomfortable. the whole building needs to be renovated

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Anna A, reception at Borgarnes Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We got new owners on 1st of May and are working on improvements and your review will be taken in consideration. Best regards, Anna More 

Linz, Austria
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

We stayed there for one night and overall it was okay. Sone parts of the hostel (especially the kitchen) could definitely get more care/cleaning. Also one of our mattrasses was really lumpy and brutally hard.

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Thank Franz P
Anna A, reception at Borgarnes Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. The guests are partly responsible for the cleanlinesses in the kitchen since we only clean them in the morning and over the day the guests are supposed to clean after themselves. We are working on improvements and your review will be taken in consideration. Best regards, Anna More 

Barcelona, Spain
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

We were here just one night, in a very nice room with private bathroom but no tv. We cooked our own dinner, the kitchen could be better and have more kitchenware, but it was enough. Room decoration and furniture are, let's say it, particular. Although it's in front of a main road, it was not noisy, we slept very well,... More 

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Thank JMAbcn
Anna A, Reception at Borgarnes Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We got new owners on 1st of May and are working on improvements and your review will be taken in consideration. Best regards, Anna More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend were doing a trip through iceland and i found this hostel via internet. I called and asked about 2 free beds for the same night and we were lucky. It was clean, easy to find and very cheap (about 7500 isk for 2 people in a 2 bed room)....the wifi worked well and there is also... More 

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Anna A, Reception at Borgarnes Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for kind words. We got new owners on 1st of May and are working on improvements Best regards, Anna More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

Stayed here for one night on our way back to Reykjavik after two weeks travelling on the ring road. On arrival the hostel seemed okay, nice reception area and good free parking right opposite. There was no one on reception when we wanted to check in, and waited for almost 15 minutes for the receptionist to come after phoning him.... More 

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Bruges, Belgium
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

This was a good hostel. We stayed here just one night. Small room, shared toilets and showers. Not a lot of luxury, but certainly fine if you don't need it that much. Kitchen not very hygienic, dishes not very well cleaned (probably due to the cleaning-skills of the visitors of the hostel). But we got to cook a nice meal... More 

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Malaysia
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80 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

The room is spacious, clean bed sheets, clean kitchen, room and toilet. The staff is friendly and helpful. There is no breakfast but there is free coffee and tea. It is quite comfortable here. They even informed you that there is a big group of students coming in and it will be a little noisy.

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hostel is located at route 1, in the picturesque town of Borgarnes, only 75 km from the city centre of Reykjavík.The hostel is located next to the town’s park Skallagrímsgarður and the sport centre of Borgarnes including the Thermal spa with its waterslides, jacuzzis and swimming pools. Restaurants, cafés, museums, shops among other services are to be found in Borgarnes. Bus connection to other parts of Iceland and Borgarnes is also part of the bigger capital bus connection. At the hostel you can buy breakfast, and the common areas include a guest kitchen, internet access and a living room with TV. There are 4 rooms with en-suite facilities. Borgarnes and vicinity offer a great variation of outdoor activities; hiking, fishing, bird watching, golfing, swimming and horse riding. It is an ideal location to get in touch with nature, with some of the pearls of Icelandic nature close by; The Snæfellsnes Glacier, Hraunfossar waterfalls, Deildartunguhver hot spring, lava caves and more. Museums on history and heritage are easily reached from the hostel, such as Reykholt, The Settlement Centre of Iceland, and the Heritage Centre of Borgarfjordur. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Borgarnes Hostel

Address: Borgarbraut 9-13, Borgarnes 310, Iceland
Location: Iceland > West Region > Borgarnes
Price Range: $61 - $91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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