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Akranes HI Hostel

Akranes HI Hostel is originally build as the towns Pharmacy - and the house itself goes by the name Apotek. Conveniently located in the small coastal town Akranes and only a 30 minutes’ drive from Reykjavik. Making it a great option for budget travelers wanting to enjoy and experience Iceland. At Akranes HI Hostel you can find a selection of rooms in varied sizes, suitable for solo travelers as well as groups. Situated in a walking distance from restaurants, cafe's, swimming pools, a movie theater and other attractions in the lovely town of Akranes.

Akranes is a family friendly town and provides a truly authentic experience for those who prefer the leisurely life of Icelandic coastal towns. Akranes lies on a peninsula on Faxafloi bay. Enjoy the beautiful view over the bay to the capital city Reykjavik.

Akranes is conveniently located for travelers planning to tour the golden circle, the historic west Iceland and Snæfellsnes peninsula. Akranes HI Hostel is a perfect selection for those whom plan on making day trips in south and west Iceland as well for those that need an affordable place to sleep on ring road travels.

Akranes HI Hostel is a proud member of the Hostelling International network through HI Iceland. What that means is that we follow HI’s assured standards which guarantee safe quality accommodation in friendly surroundings at a fair price.

Free WiFi     Luggage storage   Reception

Akranes HI Hostel


The rooms

  • Dormitory rooms
  • Double rooms
  • Twin rooms
  • Triple rooms
  • Family rooms

All rooms include towels, linen, garden view and access to shared bathroom and toilet. All rooms are non-smoking throughout the guesthouse. Free parking is included. Guests have access to a shared kitchen and a shared lounge with and a TV area.

Our office is open from 8:00 AM to 20:00 PM.

Easy and comfortable self -check so guests are free to arrive anytime after 16:00 hours and check- out is before 10:00 o´clock in the morning. Staff member always available on assistance phone and do not hesitate to send us any special requests that you might have.