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Enjoy the natural beauty and spectacular views of the open ocean in Blönduós, conveniently located just 800 metres from the ring road. 
Blönduós Hostel is located right on the banks of the river Blanda, one of Iceland’s greatest glacial rivers and a legendary salmon fishing river. Enjoy taking a relaxing walk on the black sand beaches along the river and marvel at the view. The surrounding area is also great for bird and seal watching. 
In the waters of the river Blanda lies the town's most treasured asset, Hrútey. Here you will find many good footpaths and a connecting bridge from the mainland to the island.
Good to know
Breakfast and other meals can be purchased at a nearby hotel.
Free public parking on-site. 
Hostel Facilities
• Family rooms       • Common room(s)/Lounge                 • Self-catering kitchen
• Luggage storage     • Free WiFi   • BBQ
• Not suitable for wheelchair users         • Free car parking    


From Akureyri: Blönduós is located 144 km from Akureyri
Public transport: Daily buses running Akureyri – Egilsstaðir.
Parking: We have plenty of free parking onsite.
In the town of Blönduós
  • Blönduós Public Swimming Pool and Gym is 1 km away.
  • Blönduós Golf Course is 3 km away. 
Blönduós Hostel is well suited to serve groups and provides quality, secure and affordable accommodation to all types of groups. 
The hostel welcomes group bookings of up to 20 people from May until end of August. Accommodation outside these dates available on request.

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Facilities and Services for Groups
Dorm rooms and private rooms.
Free WiFi.
Bed linen & towels included.
Lounge area.
Self-catering facilities, kitchen and dining area.
Breakfast can be arranged.
You can book the hostel for your group. 
We will be happy to discuss the options available to you and your group.

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