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Grundarfjordur Youth Hostel

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Auckland, New Zealand
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in Grundarfjordur Apartments for 1 night after spending whole day in Snaefellsjoekull National Park. It’s also worth staying here for the view over Kirkjufell Mountain from the apartment. The whole place is extremely modern and clean, with lovely friendly reception staff (Please ensure that you needs to check in Grundarfjordur Hostel). I stayed in a single room with... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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79 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed October 11, 2016

Firstly, this is not an expensive place so you really get what you pay for. Was slightly annoyed when we were told by reception at the stated address to drive to a separate building located a few minutes away. Our twin room (with attached bathroom) was clean and modern and there's a large communal kitchen where you can cook and... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed October 9, 2016

Stopped here for a night on the way around the ring road. We got here late ish so didn't get too much of a look around the town but it seems like a nice spot. Staff were remarkably friendly and very helpful, answering all our questions. The hostel is spread over 3 buildings but from what I can tell it's... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed September 28, 2016

If you're planning to visit Kirkjufell, this is a great no-frills place to stay. Very basic accommodation, not even a TV in the room, and the rooms are in a separate location from the place you check in. Rooms are on the 2nd floor, and you are not allowed to wear your shoes, and either have to leave them in... More 

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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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50 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed September 17, 2016

First, my wife and I are seasoned world travelers. We decided on this hotel, as the other option in town was a bit pricier. We were sold on this hotel, as it offered a private bath - a luxury on the north side of the Snaefellsner Peninsula. In fact, our building was one of three buildings that the hostel uses... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois
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Reviewed September 10, 2016

I spent two weeks in Iceland and stayed in six different guest houses/hotels. I've also stayed in other hotels/pensions in various western European and Scandinavian locations and this one is, by far, the smallest ever. As far as I'm concerned, this room (we had a room with a private bath - not an apartment or a shared room in the... More 

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Sevilla
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed August 25, 2016

We actually stayed at the "Grundarfjordur Guesthouse & Apartments" which is the other component of this entity and which is located separately from the youth hostel. The Guesthouse is located on the waterfront in a converted warehouse with excellent views of Kirkjufell. The accommodations are basic but clean with a large communal kitchen and the place appears to have opened... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed August 20, 2016

Our room in the main building had benefited from the work of a keen interior designer with very bold colours and modern fittings. Very cheerful on a grey day I should think. The bathrooms had queues in the morning and the kitchen got pretty busy at times. That said, the hostel is ideally placed for an exploration of the stunning... More 

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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in one of the apartments down by the harbour. The rooms were spacious and the furniture comfortable. The soft furnishings in our room were very bright oranges and clashed rather with the green net curtains! The shower is very good but a proper cubicle would be better than the curtains currently used. WiFi keeps dropping out, but gives... More 

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Linz, Austria
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72 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

The room was clean and nice and the beds comfortable. Unfortunately there were only two toilets (in one of them was the only shower) and the kitchen only had one stove, very limited space and not nearly enough seats if the building is fully booked.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Grundarfjordur Youth Hostel

Address: Hlidarvegur 15, Grundarfjorour, Iceland
Location: Iceland > West Region > Grundarfjorour
Price Range: $74 - $147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Grundarfjordur Youth Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 30
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“Please ensure that you needs to check in Grundarfjordur Hostel where located 2 min drive”
 of 5 bubbles rexh902, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Ask for a room facing Kirkjufell, the view is great.”
 of 5 bubbles EngChuanF, Sep 28, 2016 | Read review
“Room overlooking the fjord”
 of 5 bubbles Sunsetbeach08, Jun 22, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of Kirkjufell”
 of 5 bubbles B5775AJkarend, Nov 18, 2015 | Read review
“Ask for room facing the mountains.”
 of 5 bubbles pralinka10, Sep 6, 2015 | Read review
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