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Sydney, Australia
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114 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

This is well located and easy to access from the centre of Akureyri. Room we had was larger than most guesthouses we've had on our way round Iceland. Pillows lumpy but bed passable. Shower difficult to regulate. Shared kitchen and dining/lounge area wonderful and well equipped. Good info available on the area too. Wifi (as with most of Iceland) terrific... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2015

We stayed here for one night at the end of august; our room was at the first floor right across the kitchen; so we were woken up a little bit early because someone was preparing breakfast. The room was oke, but very basic. 1 big bed and 2 little ones, and a bed light. Not really something to hang your... More 

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Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights in June, 2015. We had the main floor room right beside the entrance. Because of all the paper signs about removing shoes, it would have been nice to have been given disposal slippers as a courtesy. We were given these in Reykjavik. The most difficult part of our stay, was the headache producing smell... More 

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11 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 20 June 2015

The room was clean and about what I expected for a hostel. I thought it was a bit on the expensive side at first but the rest of my trip led me to the conclusion that it was just the standard prices for the high season. Thora was very nice and it was exactly what we needed for a nights... More 

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Reviewed 14 August 2014

This inn has many different rooms and room types. We were shown three: two inside of the house with 4 -6 beds and a shared bathroom, and one with the door outside on the street, a private bathroom and small kitchen. As the cost difference was 1000 kr we picked the outside room with the private bathroom. The owner was... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed 11 August 2014

Prices are uncomfortably high for a guesthouse that does not include breakfast into the cost and has neglected basic maintenance of the building. Information that you must read in order to not be on the owner's bad side is found in multiple locations, on multiple sheets of paper taped to the wall. I have no problem staying in basic/budget accommodations,... More 

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AkurinnAkureyri, Manager at Akurinn, responded to this review

You are an observing guest who actually saw the signs, not all guests do that. But it is true, they need refreshment. However, it is custom here in Iceland to take off the shoes when entering a house, staircase, school etc. but I hope you also saw the sign in the living room, saying that there were free coffee and... More 

JERUSALEM , ISRAEL
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58 reviews
53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2014

This guesthouse is lovely with a very nice view on the port of Akureyri and well located in the center of town . The landlord is a real and charming lady who are giving You a welcome feeling . The Room and the facilities are great , confortable and very clean .

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Anchorage, Alaska
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36 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2014

I rarely make such mistakes when I book an accommodation. I thought I had done my homework on this one; I certainly know I cannot depend on the reviews on booking.com (Interestingly, my review was not posted), and need to be more careful. Fortunately my stay was only for one night. Things did not start out well. The outside of... More 

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AkurinnAkureyri, Owner at Akurinn, responded to this review

Dear guest What a shame that Iceland did not turn out to be as you expected. Regarding your experience in our guesthouse I can only say that we don´t live in the guesthouse but it is a kind of family business so you will met different members of the family here. We don´t offer a 24 front desk, but we... More 

worcs
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176 reviews
102 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2014

the position is fine but the overall impression is one of lets get the tourists money.we werent made unwelcome it was just that the general feeling was of a very ordinary guest house rather than anything special.We were not asked whether we wanted breakfast so we didnt bother,We walked to restaurant Rub 23 which was excellent.

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Thank patbrownett
AkurinnAkureyri, Owner at Akurinn, responded to this review

Dear guest I am sorry to hear that you did not have a nice impression of AkurInn. The staff and I have talked it over, and we tried to recall what went wrong. I cannot tell why you were not offered breakfast as that is a part of my normal welcome. We will try to do our best next. Best... More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2014

Stayed here for 1 night in May, 2014. We did not have advance booking. The manager was very accommodating. She put us up in a quiet and comfortable apartment. Walking distance from the town center. Ample parking space.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The guesthouse is in an old and respectable looking house with a nice view, near the center of Akureyri. The rooms are for one up to six people. We have two double rooms with private bathroom.We offer sleepingbag rooms on request. And you can order breakfast with the room. We offer free coffee and tea and we have free wireless in all rooms.The guesthouse is only 200 meters from the center of Akureyri, 300 meters from Glerartorg, which is the shopping mall in Akureyri and only 600 meters from the swimming pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Akurinn

Address: Brekkugata 27a, Akureyri, Iceland
Region: Iceland > Northeast Region > Akureyri
Price Range: $102 - $119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Akurinn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Stay here as a last resort. No other good reason.”
 of 5 bubbles KWB91, 10 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Look at the room with a balcony on the second floor which gives You a wonderful view”
 of 5 bubbles ILAN2008, 5 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Get details; ask questions!!”
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“Room 101 has a private bathroom”
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“Don't stay in the converted garage.”
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