Rooms & Facilities

Our service

  • Our reception is open from 08:00 -22:00 hrs.
  • For resting, recharging and a bite to eat relax in our restaurant, cafe & bar
  • Check in after 14:00 hrs. check out before 10:00 hrs.
  • Ready for a day of exploring? Set yourself up with our tasty breakfast buffet
  • To keep you connected weve Wi-Fi
  • Got a question? Were here to help with friendly tourist information
  • Let us arrange a tour for you with our free tour booking service
  • Venturing further afield? We can sort out car rental for you (pick up from Akureyri Backpackers)
  • Need to catch up with washing? Our laundromat is at the ready
  • For those wanting to whip up a meal weve a fully stocked guest kitchen
  • After a days adventure why not chill out in our sauna?
  • On your way but not quite yet? Were happy to look after your bags in our free luggage storage

Dorms, private rooms and family rooms

Akureyri Backpackers Hostel has 102 beds over 3 floors and a choice of rooms to suit your needs. Whether youre travelling solo, with a friend, with a partner or with your family weve accommodation for you. The hostel has sixteen 4-8 persondormsand sevenprivate roomsfor 2 persons. For families with children under the age of 16 we offer bunk bed family rooms. You can book your accommodation here

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Bathroom, shower & Sauna facilities

All our dorms and private rooms at the hostelhave sharedbathroom facilities. Our bathrooms are located in the center of each floor allowing easy access for all rooms. You might have heard of Icelands geothermal energy and of how fantastic Icelandic water is both to drink and to bathe in. This means weve nice, warm showers accessible 24-hours a day. Weve also a sauna open every day until 23.00 hrs. and this is free for our guests. So after a busy days sightseeing you can wind down and have a relaxing night in.

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Hanging out places

Akureyri Backpackers hostel is place you can relax in. Whether youre reading a book, chatting with friends or want quiet time to reflect on your latest adventure in Iceland our first floor is the perfect place to sit down and relax with a latte, a glass of wine or an award winning Icelandic beer. Theres plenty of time to relax - our bar is open until 23.00 hrs. on weekdays and 01.00 hrs. on weekends.

Our friendly staff are also on hand to help you plan and prepare. Weve a host of ideas, tips and advice on what we think makes a great day out you know what they say, ask a local to get the lowdown.

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Security lockers

Valuables to store? No problem. There are lockers in every room on the 2ndand 3rd floor and these are available for guests to use free of charge. Bring your own padlock or rent one at the reception for a small fee.On the lower first floor we also have a luggage room where youre welcome to store your luggage any time you like.


Stuff to remember

Were a friendly bunch at the hostel and theres nothing better we like than seeing our guests have fun. However, weve a few rules in place:

  • Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian
  • Children under the age of 12 cannot be accommodated in shared dorms
  • Own food and drinks are not allowed on the first floor during opening hours, only in the guest kitchen.

Akureyri hostel

Akureyri Backpackers | Hafnarstrti 98 | 600 Akureyri - Iceland | TEL. + 354 571 9050 | akureyri@backpackers.is