Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


Akureyri H.I. Hostel

Book more than 2 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

About us
In 1967 a family opened a Hostel to welcome guests to enjoy a nice stay from all over the world and we have continued that for three generations. We provide great hospitality, friendly atmosphere, where guests can relax and recharge for their journey around Iceland. We enjoy to share our knowledge of the area with our guests and to make their visit a great experience.

Selection of accommodation
We offer a dormitory room and a good selection of private rooms in different sizes. All beds come with fresh sheets; pillow, duvet and linen are included.
Private rooms include reading light, table & chairs, cloth rack, flat screen TV and more. Dorm room is very well organized; each bunk has a reading light, space for the luggage, cloth rack, shelf for the small items next to the bed and each bed has its own locker.
Not only are we a Hostel we also offer two types of cottages. We have three bed room Bungalow for up to six persons with a fully equipped kitchen, living room and bathroom. Outside is a nice seating area with a BBQ and what is better than to relax after a long day in a hot tub (shared between two bungalows). Adding to the bungalows we have a small cottage for two with private toilet and for shower and kitchen guests have access to the Hostel that is next door.

All rooms have access to;
-Well equipped self catering kitchen
-Showers // bathrooms
-Dining rooms
-Living rooms
-Free private parking on site
-Free luggage storage
-Ski storage
-Outside area with BBQ
Our extra service can be arrange for a small fee
-Laundry service
-Breakfast tray (nearby bakery)

Discounts for our guests at a restaurant, bakery, horse riding and whale watching.

At Akureyri Hostel we reserve the right to change prices in view of tax changes. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.7

  • Security 9.6

  • Location 8.9

  • Staff 8.9

  • Atmosphere 8.4

  • Cleanliness 9.3

  • Facilities 9.1

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    27 Jun 2021
    Excellent. Beuthifull garden, friendly and excellent and kind staff, very very clean, the best hostel i ever stayed
    Croatia, Male, 41+
  • 10.0


    26 Jun 2021
    Cool vibes
    USA, Mixed Group, 41+
  • 10.0


    20 Jun 2021
    Fantastic hostel-palace to relax, meet people from all over and to enjoy the north of Iceland. The place is spotless and Elba and her great dad are amazing!
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 10.0


    11 Nov 2019
    Love it! Clean and nice, great customer service, excellent beds and location 😉☝🏼
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4


    31 Oct 2021
    I had an amazing stay here. It was so clean and the staff were really helpful.
    Denmark, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4


    11 Sep 2021
    Very well equipped, very well organized hostel. Spacius lounge, enough room in the kitchen even during morning rush hour. I only experienced negatives that were caused by other guests (not very clean mokka pots for example). Overall a great experience, very much recommended, not just as a budget solution.
    Hungary, Male, 41+
  • 9.1


    02 Jun 2021
    Great, clean hostel, and they make it easy to check in after hours.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 8.3


    01 Aug 2021
    Hostel was fine other than that our room had some sort of flying gnats that bit me while I was sleeping. I ended up with 47 bites on my arms and hands.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    07 Jun 2021
    It isnt easy to do reviews during covid. I had a packet with a room key at the front desk waiting for me and i was emailed about the door code to let myself in. There is no atmosphere but again, covid. This was the only hostel i had a roomate my whole time in iceland! The dorm was huge. The hostel facilities seemed nice. It was a little less centrally located but if you have a car it would be prefered as they have free parking lot. Other hostels you will have to deal with akeuryis parking rules
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 5.7


    19 Jul 2021
    This was a basic place with basic accomodations. Bathrooms were strangely located and far from my room. There was little to no introduction by staff (when they were present) so I had to find everything on my own. The room was nice but everything was very stark and sparse. No vibe at all, very clinical. Pricing was average for Iceland but atrocious compared to other countries around the world.
    USA, Female, 25-30
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Adaptors
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Children's Play Area
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Cots Available
  • Dryer
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Express check-in / out
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Meals Available
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi