Guesthouse Akureyri

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Hafnarstræti 108, Akureyri, Iceland
Rated excellent
Check-in & out
15:00 / 11:00


Enjoy the convenience of a stay in downtown Akureyri when you stay at the modern Guesthouse Akureyri. Travelers looking for comfortable and centrally-located accommodations at a fair price should book their stay at Guesthouse Akureyri today.

Location & Nearby

Guesthouse Akureyri is located on Hafnarstraeti, a pedestrian-only street in Akureyri known for its superb shopping and dining options. This is a fantastic, lively area for tourists interested in exploring the culture and nightlife of Akureyri.

Akureyri is often called the Capital of the North and is the largest town in North Iceland. Situated along the Eyjafjordur fjord, fishing is an essential industry in Akureyri, and you will find that many restaurants serve freshly-caught seafood.

The guesthouse is only a few minutes from the Akureyri bus station and tourist office. The Akureyri Swimming Pool is 1,650 feet (503 meters) away, and you can reach the Hlidarfjall Ski Resort in approximately ten minutes by car.

Akureyri is a fantastic base for travelers interested in visiting the top destinations in North Iceland. It is located along the Ring Road, a popular route that circles the entire country and allows visitors to see some of the most beloved sights in Iceland.

Akureyri is also the starting point of the North Iceland version of the Golden Circle, called the Diamond Circle. The Diamond Circle consists of Lake Myvatn, Dettifoss waterfall, Asbyrgi canyon, and the town of Husavik.

Nearby Husavik, located along Skjalfandi Bay, is one of the best places in Iceland for whale watching. Book a boat tour, and you may have the opportunity to spot humpback whales, minke whales, white-beaked dolphins, harbour porpoises, and even blue whales.

There are also many whale-watching tours that leave from Akureyri, with similarly excellent rates of sightings.

Facilities & Amenities

Guesthouse Akureyri is the ideal accommodation for travelers who like the affordability and community aspect of hostels but prefer a private room. Guests can choose from a double room, a triple room, or a quadruple room.

The guesthouse has shared bathroom facilities. The bright, modern bathrooms offer toilets, sinks, and showers.

Guests at Guesthouse Akureyri also have access to the shared, fully-equipped kitchen. Spending time making meals in the kitchen is not only great for saving some money, but it’s also a fabulous way to meet fellow travelers.

The free Wi-Fi throughout the property makes it easy to stay in touch with friends and family. Laundry can be done on-site for a small fee, a welcome convenience for travelers on extended vacations.

The bakery located on the ground floor of the building is a delicious perk of your stay at Guesthouse Akureyri. Kristjans Bakery is open daily from 08:00 to 16:00.

Why Choose Guesthouse Akureyri?

Stay in the center of lively Akureyri and enjoy easy access to top tourist destinations along the Diamond Circle when you book a room at Guesthouse Akureyri. Check availability now by choosing a date.

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Room Types


2 persons
Bed options

Family Room

4 persons
Bed options
2x Twin

Triple Room

3 persons
Bed options
Double, Single


Shared kitchen facilities
Shared bathroom
Laundry room
Hair dryer
Socket near the bed
Smoke Alarm
Fire Extinguisher
City view
No smoking
Shared common space
Pets not allowed
WiFi is available in public areas
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms
Luggage storage
24-hour security
Express check-in/check-out
Family rooms
Wooden floors
Accessible by stairs only
Golf course (surcharge)