Hostels in Akureyri, Islande

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Get to know Akureyri (no more "I wish I knew this before")

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FAQ about Akureyri Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Akureyri. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Akureyri. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right? shows all 3 Hostels in Akureyri. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay. compares prices for 3 hostels in Akureyri, Islande. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Akureyri such as
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Your Packing List for Akureyri

Your Packing List for Akureyri

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Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Akureyri and Islande.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Akureyri Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Akureyri, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
3 Total number of hostels
$69 Average dorm price
$56 Cheapest hostel in Akureyri
Akureyri Backpackers is the cheapest
8.8 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

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Berg (126 Km / 78 mi.)
Hvammstangi (135 Km / 84 mi.)
Sæberg (147 Km / 91 mi.)

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