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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Hostel Selfoss, this place is amazing! It's clean with big showers, comfy beds along with think duvets and comfy lounging areas to chill out in. My pears loved the hot tub outside, everyone was in it. If not there then they where in rooms laying in soft beds chatting or lounging around on comfy sofas watching TV hanging. But most... More 

Thank Rhiannon W
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Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Situated in Selfoss at the southern base of the Golden Circle road, Hostel Selfoss was a welcome reprieve from a very long stretch of driving. The staff was prompt, warm and friendly, and the facilities were a joy. There's a wonderfully equipped guest kitchen as well as a super comfy common area with a big TV and extensive DVD collection.... More 

Thank Caitlin G
Skudeneshavn, Norway
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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This place is so clean and comfertable, the staff is very kind and helpful, I would defenetly recomend it. Its so cheap. I got value for the money. Room was nice and clean. Shared bathroom was nice and clean, its not breakfast at this time of year, only in summer season but there is a nice bakary just across the... More 

Thank NorwegianTourist1
Flagstaff, Arizona
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3 reviews
Reviewed 12 September 2016

A friend and I stayed in this hostel a few days ago. It was very clean and had a large kitchen area with everything you need to cook. There is also a cozy living room with a selection of movies and a clean hot tub in a cute and quaint patio area. There was mostly an older aged crowd (40+)... More 

Thank Taylor A
Moscow, Russia
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

Good, but not cheap. In the center of the small town Selfoss. The hostel itself is clean with comfortable rooms. Toilets are clean. Kitchen with all you need to cook. But it's not normal to ay for hostel about 100 euro, even in Iceland

Thank maxim_mos
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Hostel Selfoss is a budget hostel in the city of Selfoss in Iceland. Its situated in the middle of most landmarks in the area. Although it is a hostel, I have to say that I was impressed with the cleanness of the rooms and the shared areas. Wi-fi is offered for free and you have the option to prepared your... More 

Thank MichalisP
St. Marys, Canada
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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Spent two nights here, staff are very friendly and helpful, speak great English since most of them are expats. Stayed in the 8 bed dorm, spacious, no lockers, clean decent beds. Hostel is very big but has a "home" like feel to it, good location too, lots of maps and tour guide pamphlets, staff also make suggestions for you (with... More 

Thank seekmore259
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Reviewed 13 August 2016

The staff were all very friendly, facilities were good though we didn't spend much time using them. Only slight complaint would be that the shower/bathroom was quite dark. The kitchen was quite large and you could certainly cook something there if you wanted, you're encouraged to share what you cook if you do so. There are restaurants almost next door... More 

Thank Alex S
Linz, Austria
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Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Plus: - Big modern kitchen - Whirlpool powered by thermal source - Easy to find, good location - A lot of different bathrooms (try all out) Minus: - Very noisy doors (need a lot of force to close) - 4 Wlan routers with 4 different networks. Connectivity varies strongly - Windows are quite bad for ventilation (all the humidity of... More 

Thank Franz P
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

We arrived quite late but the manager came back to let us in and was welcoming and helpful despite our being later than planned. The room was basic but warm and comfortable, the bathroom opposite was modern and clean with a good shower. The kitchen was well equipped and there was tea & coffee available. There was no pressure to... More 

Thank Victoria W

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  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Current property and room descriptions Quick description Situated by Route 1 in central Selfoss, this B&B offers free parking, free Wi-Fi access and brightly decorated guest rooms. The Selfoss Geothermal Swimming Pool is 350 metres away. Rooms at Selfoss B&B have views of either the garden or Ingolfsfjall Mountain. Each has an in-room sink and access to shared bathroom and kitchen facilities. Light meals, homemade cakes and drinks are served at the in-house cafe. Breakfast is served each morning at B&B Selfoss. Packed lunches are available on site. Relaxation options include a garden hot tub and a common TV room. Staff can help arrange trips in the surrounding area. The Bobby Fischer Chess Museum is 1 minutes' walk away. Selfoss Golf Centre is 1.1 Km from the B&B. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Selfoss

Address: Austurvegur 28 | Austurvegur 28, Selfoss 800, Iceland
Region: Iceland > South Region > Selfoss
Price Range: ₹ 4,035 - ₹ 9,780 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
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“Very good location, Clean hostel, Friendly staff”
 of 5 bubbles MichalisP, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The private rooms aren't much more and are very nice”
 of 5 bubbles timothyn314, 2 May 2016 | Read review
“nothing special”
 of 5 bubbles 214detlefh, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are clean and provide comfort.”
 of 5 bubbles rosarior715, 14 Aug 2015 | Read review
“They all seem to be clean and comfortable rooms so whatever room you get I'm sure you will enjoy it.”
 of 5 bubbles patricktravelling, 18 Jun 2015 | Read review
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