Akureyri hostel, run by the same family for 50 years, is located in a quiet neighborhood in a walking distance from Akureyri center.
The Hostel in Akureyri is situated in the centre of the city, by the main road "Hörgárbraut". Akureyri, the capital of the north with 17,000 inhabitants, offers many interesting and enjoyable sights and activities for the visitors. Near the Hostel you find all the service a city has to offer. Assistance is provided for handicapped people.
In Akureyri you can buy a lot of guided day tours and longer tours, for example to Mývatn, Dettifoss, Eyjafjörður, Skagafjörður, Hrísey, Grímsey and Ólafsfjörður. There are daily tours to Greenland from Akureyri during the summer. Akureyri also has one of the best skiing areas in the country only 7 km away from the town's center.
In the hostel there are 2 guest kitchen with a dining rooms. Available rooms with showers and bathrooms. Akureyri Hostel also offers two new summerhouses which can accommodate 8 persons each also there is a cabin that takes 3 persons, this cabin has a bathroom and sink.
Opening times (daily/weekly): The reception is open from 8:00 to 21:30 ftom June to August - Check in from 15:00
The reception is open 9:00 to 19:00 the rest of the year - After Sept 20th check in from 16:30
Opening times (over the year): Open all year around
Dalvík 44 km (ca. 35 min) - Berg 68 km (ca. 1 hour) - Siglufjörður 77 km (ca. 1 hour) - Ósar 205 km (ca. 2 hours 30 min) - Kópasker 188 km (ca. 2 hours 10 min).
Distance from Reykjavík:
388 km (ca. 4 hours 30 minutes)