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Akureyri Backpackers

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2 stars

Hafnarstraeti 98, Akureyri 600

+354 571 9050

based on 1,119 reviews

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About Akureyri Backpackers, Akureyri

Value for money
Situated in central Akureyri, Akureyri Backpackers offers free Wi-Fi and rooms with access to shared bathroom facilities. A swimming pool and hot tubs are a 1-minute walk away. Meals and drinks can be enjoyed in Backpackers Akureyri’s on-site bar and café. A buffet breakfast is served each morning. Cars can be rented on site. Staff can help arrange activities like horseback riding, rafting and various sightseeing trips. Coffee shops, bars and restaurants are found in the surrounding area. Akureyri Botanical Garden is 1 km from the hotel and Akureyri Airport is a 5-minute drive away. Public parking spaces are available nearby on weekdays for free, from 16:00 until 10:00 and on weekends (There is a fee during the hours of 10:00 - 16:00 on weekdays). The One-Bedroom Apartment is next door to Hafnarstræti 100, check-in via Akureyri Backpackers main property.

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Deluxe rooms - Panoramic view
1 double bed

1 double bed



£109 totalSuper.com
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Standard rooms - Park view


£41 totalTrip.com
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Double rooms - Mountain view


£75 totalBooking.com
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Other Rooms - Sea view
3 twin beds

3 twin beds



£31 totalSuper.com
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Hostel Amenities & Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • TV
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Spa
  • Laundry facilities

Health and safety

  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities

Things to do

  • Hiking
  • Ski school
  • Fishing
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Golf
  • Canoeing
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Skiing
  • Horse riding

Services and conveniences

  • Earplugs
  • ATM on-site
  • Car hire
  • Shuttle service (free)
  • Ski pass vendor
  • Tour desk
  • Key card access
  • Private check-in/check-out


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Dustbins


  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchen


  • Family rooms
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Lockers
  • City view
  • Ski storage
  • Storage available


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Private bathroom


  • Packed lunches
  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Dining table

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Disabled access


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony


  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed


  • Spa
  • Sauna

Parking and transportation

  • Parking


  • Laundry facilities

Places of interest near Akureyri Backpackers

Attractions in Akureyri, Iceland curated by momondo

Akureyri Backpackers location: Hafnarstraeti 98, Akureyri 600

Top landmarks

Akureyri Church0.1 mi
Akureyri Art Museum0.1 mi
Botanical Garden Akureyri0.3 mi
Akureyri Botanical Garden0.4 mi
Akureyri Museum1.0 mi
Hlidarfjall3.7 mi


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Akureyri Backpackers room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 14:00, check out anytime before 10:00


Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • How does Akureyri Backpackers compare to other 2-star hotels in Akureyri?

    On average, Akureyri Backpackers is less than the Akureyri average rate for 2-star hotels. The nightly rate at Akureyri Backpackers is typically £66, whereas the nightly rate in Akureyri is £69 more.

  • How far is Akureyri Backpackers from Akureyri?

    If there is no traffic, the 1.6 mi drive between Akureyri and Akureyri Backpackers should only take about 4min. If your hotel is in a more metropolitan area, you may see the driving time increase due to traffic.

  • What is the best way to get to Akureyri Backpackers from Akureyri?

    With parking available at Akureyri Backpackers, you could always hire a car for as low as £34/day and park it at the hotel. This would give you freedom while visiting Akureyri. If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Akureyri to Akureyri Backpackers, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Are there food options at Akureyri Backpackers?

    Yes, Akureyri Backpackers does have a restaurant where you can sit down to eat or order something to take away. There are also many other quality food options in Akureyri for those looking for something different.

  • Does Akureyri Backpackers have a pool?

    At this time, our data shows that there is no on-site pool at Akureyri Backpackers. However, hotels can make changes that can significantly change the venue. For the most accurate answer, it would be best to call the hotel directly at +354 571 9050.

  • What is the phone number for Akureyri Backpackers?

    Is Akureyri Backpackers pet-friendly?

  • Does Akureyri Backpackers have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Akureyri Backpackers has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • What time is check-out for Akureyri Backpackers?

    The required check-out time is 10:00. Please plan accordingly before your departure to avoid any penalties or fees.

  • How much is a room at Akureyri Backpackers?

    Guests can currently expect to pay £83 on average for a night at Akureyri Backpackers, Akureyri. Enter your desired travel dates in the form above to find deals starting at £65 per night.

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  • When did momondo last update prices for hotels in Akureyri?

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