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Place Category: Hostel
- Tax included
- Credit cards accepted
- Tours desk
- Internet access in lobby
- Guest kitchen
- Electric kettle
- Common room
Ilulissat Youth Hostel is situated near the center of Ilulissat (formerly Jakobshavn or Jacobshaven) and the harbour. There are good shopping possibilities close by, sucha as small shops, supermarkets and, not to forget, “Brættet” which is the local fish market, near the hostel. It is located approximately 4.5 km from the airport and approximately 0,9 km from the harbor. Transport is not included in the price.
Ilulissat Youth Hostel consists of two buildings. It was build in 1982, to house the workers who constructed the airport. When the airport was finished the buildings were supposed to be torn down. Luckily, that did not happen, and it now functions as a well-visited youth hostel.
The youth hostel contains 43 twin rooms, 30 are equipped with bunk beds, and the rest twin beds. The rooms with bunk beds also contain a small table, two chairs and two cabinets. Whereas, the twin beds rooms has a chair and a cabinet.
Showers and toilets are situated nearby the rooms, and there are also access to kitchen, telephone, washing machine and living room with TV.
There will not be served any meals, but you are more than welcome to cook your own fresh-caught fish, or maybe a whale beef or seal.
Ilulissat Hostel open June 1st and closes August 31st.
In direct translation, Ilulissat is the Kalaallisut word for “Icebergs”. The nearby Ilulissat Icefjord is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and has made Ilulissat the most popular tourist destination in Greenland.