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Borgarnes HI Hostel

96 reviews
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Room & Suite (24)
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good45%
  • Average27%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“place to stay”(4 reviews)
“own bathroom”(2 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room Service
1.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

The rooms are spacious for a hostel. We had booked the room with the private bathroom. The complete hostel is very quite and you feel very comfortable staying there. Loved their concept of removing the shoes at the entry of the hostel and then move...More

Thank NiravGangar
Response from EvaHlín A, Manager at Borgarnes HI HostelResponded 16 October 2017

Hi there NiravGangar! Thank you so much for your fantastic review. We are super happy when our guest feel that our shoe-less policies are beneficial. It also makes us happy when our local breakfast is a big hit! We hope that your trip to Iceland...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017

Central and easy to find. The receptionist (Monica) was welcoming and offered recommendations about Borgarnes. Very clean dorms, showers and communal kitchen. Complimentary tea and coffee available all day. Communal kitchen clean and well equipped. Good wifi accessible all over the hostel. Dorm had a...More

Thank Giulia M
Response from EvaHlín A, Manager at Borgarnes HI HostelResponded 16 October 2017

Hello Giulia and thank you for your review. We are happy that you liked your stay with us. We agree that good WiFi connection is the absolute best. So are clean kitchens and showers. It is true that the sulfur smell of hot water is...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017

Booked HI Hostel as a last resort as couldn't find any other available hotel accommodation in Borgarnes on the same night. I had very low expectations before arriving as hostels aren't my thing but I was pleasantly surprised. Our twin room was small but perfectly...More

1  Thank MPiddock
Reviewed 1 July 2017

I stayed at the Borgarnes HI Hostel for two nights in June 2017. The hostel is at a good central location in town and only few steps away from the wonderful Settlement Museum. I had a double/twin room with a private bathroom, and it was...More

2  Thank CoopersBeach
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Good and comfortable hostel in the nice Borgarnes. Warm welcome and clean and luminous rooms. The hostel is in a very good position in the countryside, close to the sea and a wonderful sport center. The position is also strategic for a tour in the...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Free Parking
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USD 47 - USD 151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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USD 47 - USD 151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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