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United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 August 2016

It was the worst place we stayed in Iceland although not really bad. The kitchens could have been cleaner and there needed to be more cloths. They are trying to be environmentally friendly but it needs to be a bit more hygienic. It is old building which needs an upgrade with money spent on it. The two showers we tried...

Thank alwaysunderway
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

When in Vik and in need of 1 night stay during your travel - check this place. i was lucky to get last aviable bed though as this hostel is fully booked most of the time as i found out during my conversation with locals.. there is a dog Panda and its fun to throw her sticks to chase beds...

Thank landis l
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

This hostel was adorable and everyone was super friendly. The breakfast was good and healthy, everything was clean. Only downside was the shower was cold but we only stayed one night so it was fine. The views were amazing. On our way to the hostel from the airport we were able to stop and see a beautiful waterfall, you can...

Thank Amanda S
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We stayed there for 2 days with our kids. We had a bedroom in the basement and it was very damp. When we opened the window, there were bugs. In the bathroom, it smell very bad. There was only 3 bathrooms and it wasn't enough. They clean once a day so it was ok at night but dirty in the...

Thank 22melanie
Reviewed 9 July 2016

We stayed one night at the hostel in July 2016. It is beautifully located on top of a hill in Vik, and it offers free parking and wifi. The staff was friendly and helpful. There is a very nice restaurant next to the hostel, in which guests of the hostel receive a 10% discount on meals (though we didn't go,...

Thank Ikear
Ra'anana, Israel
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Rooms were okay but little small with low ceiling in part of the room. Other than that the room was okay. The kitchen was fully equipped. The dining room is spacious with ocean view. There are two things that require improvement : number of toilet is ony 2 and the wifi connection was unstable.0

Thank Yoram L
Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2016

I stayed here with three friends in December 2015. We stayed in a private room on the sub-ground level adjacent to a small bathroom. The breakfast was nice and locally sourced, but we felt that it was overpriced for the food that was provided. The reception area was really friendly and cosy.

Thank Helen B
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

The hostel employees were very pleasant and it was nice that breakfast was offered (at 1500isk) but my room was a bit too small for my liking. We stayed in a private 4 person room on the sub-ground level and the only washroom on the floor was tiny with a single toilet and shower. The washroom floor was sopping wet...

Thank Caron C
Puebla, Mexico
Reviewed 22 April 2016

iceland was just perfect and staying at this hostel made my stay even better. It looks like a warm family house. the staff was very polite, the place was spotless, very clean and it has a perfect location. to eat something, on the gas station there is a "fast food restau" where the hamburguers were amazing!

Thank MarcoRof
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

Nestled on a mountain top overlooking the cliffs. This was such an amazing place, felt at home straight away. Rooms very clean. Breakfast was super with freshly hatched eggs from the chicken on the farm. I can't praise the owner enough as she was so helpful beforehand asking all of my questions.

Thank Ginalina83

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Vik HI hostel

Address: Nordur-Vik Sudurvikurvegur 5 | Mýrdal, Vik 870, Iceland (Formerly Youth Hostel Vik)
Region: Iceland > South Region > Vik
Price Range: $249 - $404 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“If booking off-peak, it might be better to book the 6-bed dorm rooms as they would not be full.”
 of 5 bubbles JoramJesperCo, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room upstair”
 of 5 bubbles 22melanie, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Maybe ask for a room on the first floor where the kitchenettes are located?”
 of 5 bubbles helenlb93, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“Nice hostel but expensive for what it offers.”
 of 5 bubbles MichalisP, 1 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a room on a high floor :)”
 of 5 bubbles IcelandBackpack, 19 Jan 2015 | Read review
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