Akureyri Backpackers

Akureyri Backpackers


Hafnarstraeti 98, Akureyri, Iceland

ExcellentBased on 424 reviews


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About Akureyri Backpackers

Set in Akureyri, the hostel is a short walk from Akureyri Junior College and offers a sauna. It is moments from the Akureyri Art Museum, eateries and nightlife options.

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To Downtown0.2 mi


Check-in time2:00 PM
Check-out time10:00 AM
InternetFree Wi-Fi
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+354 571 9050

Amenities at Akureyri Backpackers

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Earplugs
  • ATM on-site
  • Reading light
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Increased accessibility
  • Family rooms
  • Linens
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Laundry facilities
  • Packed lunches
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shared kitchen
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smoke alarms
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Shower
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Snack bar
  • Socket near the bed
  • Key card access
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • No smoking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Hairdryer
  • Lockers
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Toilet
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Sauna
  • City view
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Trash cans
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Free parking
  • Picnic area
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Coffee shop
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Night club
  • Storage available


  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Game room
  • Golf
  • Canoeing
  • Diving
  • Skiing
  • Horse riding


  • Ticket service
  • Car rental
  • Ski equipment rental (on site)
  • Ski pass vendor
  • Ski school
  • Tour desk
  • Spa
  • 24-hour security
  • Ski storage

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Reviews for Akureyri Backpackers

GreatBased on 424 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Perfect location and great food! (in 79 reviews)
  • Friendly staff and nice breakfast (in 60 reviews)
  • Loved the bar and restaurant. (in 57 reviews)
Cons -
  • Shower on a different floor (in 16 reviews)
  • Worst guest kitchen in any hostel I've ever been to. (in 14 reviews)
  • You had to pay extra for a blanket. (in 7 reviews)

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FAQs when booking at Akureyri Backpackers

Is pricing at Akureyri Backpackers comparable to 2 star hotels in Akureyri?

The average rate for a night at Akureyri Backpackers is 22% less than the Akureyri average for similarly rated 2 stars hotels. The nightly rate at Akureyri Backpackers is typically $77, which is considered to be a good deal for a quality hotel room in Akureyri.

How close is Akureyri Backpackers to the nearest airport, Akureyri Airport?

With a distance of 1.6 mi between Akureyri Backpackers and the nearest airport, Akureyri Airport, the drive typically takes about 0h 03m depending on traffic. Be sure to check traffic trends near the hotel and airport as some areas experience higher traffic than others and can increase your expected travel time.

What is the best way for guests to get from Akureyri Airport to Akureyri Backpackers?

Getting from Akureyri Airport to Akureyri Backpackers can be as easy as renting a car at the airport’s rental desk for, on average, $68/day in Akureyri. Luckily, Akureyri Backpackers has parking on site for guests who choose this method of transportation. Rideshare apps and taxis remain a very common solution for Akureyri Backpackers guests. This is often the most cost-effective method of transportation when visiting Akureyri.

What is the Akureyri Backpackers phone number?

If you have questions or concerns about your stay, call +354 571 9050 to talk to a Akureyri Backpackers front desk representative.

Does Akureyri Backpackers have Wi-Fi available?

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

What is the check-out time at Akureyri Backpackers?

The standard check-out time at Akureyri Backpackers is 10:00 AM. Guests can usually check-in from 2:00 PM. Special arrangements may be available if discussed with the front desk.

How much does it cost to stay at Akureyri Backpackers, Akureyri?

A good deal at Akureyri Backpackers right now is between $20 and $77 per night. Prices change based on dates and room type, so enter your requirements in the form above to see the best deals currently available.

Is there a restaurant at Akureyri Backpackers?

Yes, there is a restaurant on-site at Akureyri Backpackers, Akureyri. The hostel also has a bar.

Does Akureyri Backpackers have a laundry service?

If you need to have clothes washed during your stay, you can take advantage of the laundry facilities and service at Akureyri Backpackers.