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Grundarfjordur Youth Hostel

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 

Thank Rod G
Linz, Austria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

This place was by far the strangest place we stayed during a week in Iceland. It’s essentially a main hostel, which is back in a residential house in town with a dorm room kind of thing in what feels like a converted warehouse down by the water in the industrial part of town. It feels weird but the view out... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

We had a nice apartment near the water with a closed 1 bedroom and bunk beds in the living room. Spacious place compared to other places we stayed while in Iceland. Nice town, great views. There's a good restaurant just next to the apartment complex building.

Thank MartinYUL
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

We had a small but comfortable en suite room in the building down by the harbour. It's right on the water so has great views of Kirkjufell mountain and right next to a really nice restaurant (which was handy as the weather was awful when we were there). The rooms are good for the price, and the kitchen facilities are... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

The apartments are located away from the reception which is located on Hildarvegur. Check in was quick and efficient. The apartments have very good parking. However, you do have to carry your luggage up the stairs. The building is modern and rooms are clean with good facilities. There is a communal kitchen area with plenty of seating. The bathroom was... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Our stay at the hostel in Grundarfjordur was perfect. We stayed at the building down near the harbor. The private room was upstairs. We had a beautiful room with a view of the mountains. Everything was super comfortable and clean. The kitchen was very nice, too. It was a little difficult to find because we were given a satellite view... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

The reception for this guesthouse is in Hlidarvegur but the apartment that we stayed at is in Solvellir street across from Bjargar-Stein restaurant. From the parking lot you have an unobstructed view of Kirkjufell. The apartment has a proper living room with a very tiny tv, a four seater dining table and complete kitchen. We were able to prepare our... More 

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Additional Information about Grundarfjordur Youth Hostel

Address: Hlidarvegur 15, Grundarfjorour, Iceland
Location: Iceland > West Region > Grundarfjorour
Price Range: $70 - $212 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Grundarfjordur Youth Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 30
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