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Akureyri Backpackers

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8.8
Fabulous 472 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 8.3
  • Security 9.0
  • Location 9.7
  • Staff 8.7
  • Atmosphere 8.9
  • Cleanliness 8.9
  • Facilities 8.4
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8.8
Fabulous 472 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 8.3
  • Security 9.0
  • Location 9.7
  • Staff 8.7
  • Atmosphere 8.9
  • Cleanliness 8.9
  • Facilities 8.4
Akureyri Backpackers Located at Hafnarstrati 98, , Akureyri.
Akureyri Backpackers
Iceland
Akureyri 600 Hafnarstrati 98
88% 472
65.6814187 -18.0897188
Akureyri Backpackers
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1st Jan 2017
8.9

The overall experience I had was outstanding, they have a nice kitchen, lounge area, and showering facilities. The only thing is you must pay for breakfast and also your linens... and the reception desk can sometimes be closed for no reason at all which makes it difficult to ask questions, rent bedding, etc. Most of the staff is friendly :)

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Singapore, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 3 reviews
24th Dec 2016
6.9

Definitely love the sauna but do not like the fact that the shower area for male and female is together and each cubicle is covered with only shower curtains. Stayed in the 8-bed dormitory and I didn't had any good sleep at all. The bunk beds have the creaky sound and it creaks loudly with every single movement; and this happens every single night. Kitchen is well equipped and I like the free food concept where travelers can leave their food behind for the next one!

    • 4.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 4.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • bentguffey2899
  • USA, Couple, 25-30
  • Avid Traveller
  • 15 reviews
18th Dec 2016
9.4

The bar was a great spot to relax and the drinks were reasonably priced during happy hour. Lots of locks on doors but it's a shame the lockers don't accept regular padlocks. Great spot.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, All Female Group, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
12th Dec 2016
10.0

We were going to arrive late and called to tell the staff. They informed us how to get in the building and were to find out information. Everything went smoothly. You can park right outside the hostel for free after certain hours. There are locks you need to use your token to get into for each floor and each room. The showers in the basement were clean and the shower pressure was good. There is breakfast in the morning and a nice lounge for you to hang out in.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Singapore, Female, 31-40
  • Avid Traveller
  • 13 reviews
29th Nov 2016
9.4

The staff is helpful. Hostel is really clean. Well-equipped kitchen and centralized location in the city. The only downside of this hostel is the bathroom. It's located at the basement so you have to bring your stuff with you, walked past the reception to get there. There's hot shower and dryers for you to use.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
23rd Nov 2016
8.9

Fantastic location. Very clean. Good facilities.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 2.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
11th Nov 2016
8.3

This bar is good for sleeping. Everything costs you money, but that's normal in here. Laundry 900 ISK, Drying 900 ISK. You have to pay your blanket if you dont bring your own. Lots and lots of costs for basic living. Staff is really friendly and place is clean.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
3rd Nov 2016
9.7

Great hostel with amazing vibe. If you have to make a choice during youre stay in Akureyri, no doubt you should choose this option!

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
23rd Oct 2016
9.7

My second time staying here. Love this place!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
14th Oct 2016
7.7

Great atmosphere. Had the chance to enjoy a few pints at the pub, have a hot shower, and have a great meal. Others guests were loud up to late, and the laundry is extremely overpirced.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 2.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 4.0Cleanliness

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