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Tainan, Taiwan
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The hostel is simple, but with a good location, it's neat the city center. Supermarket and information center are around there. And with everything we need: hot shower, kitchen and tour information. The staff is friendly and helpful. Ilulissat is really a beautiful place to visit.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 3 August 2016

The hostel was extremely dirty. For instance the toilets looked like they haven't been cleaned in a VERY long time. The doors could not be closed properly. The showers very filled with hair. The toilets could not flush properly. The whole place was just very worn-down and dirty. When you stay that at the hostel one also has to pay...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 August 2016

The kitchen has an inch of mould growing on the floor. There was no dish soap and garbage cans were never emptied. For two of six nights there was no toilet paper. And the walls are covered with squashed mosquitoes. I am not particularly squeamish and have stayed in other Greenland locations, but this place turned my stomach. Centrally located...

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Haifa, Israel
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Iazik the friendly manager (also part of World of Greenland) of the hostel let us know that the hostel building is an old building that were build to host workers many years ago and was allegedly meant to be removed many years ago. it fundations are moving all the time so the floor is not even. The very small room...

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Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 18 August 2014

the main positive thing - you can walk up to everything : shops, World of Greenland agency, ferry, Sermermuit / Icefiord ! There is even a wooden staircase shortcutting to the bridge (to get taxiboats) The negative points: 1/ it is very poor, I had the impression to become one of those workers for whom it was done in 1970s...

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 13 August 2013

I stayed two nights in a single room. The location is good because it´s in the downtown are. I thought it was a bit overpriced compared to other hostels I stayed. The facilities are clean. The room is okay. I guess there was a miscommunication with the office. I thought they would provide me a linen bed and a towel...

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Ireland
Reviewed 31 July 2013

Reasonably priced accommodation seems in short supply in Ilulissat, and this place compared badly to the hostel in Sisimiut. It is more than double the price, for much worse facilities. As it's a prefab building, it is noisy, with every footfall and conversation from the corridor heard in the room. Kitchens are ok, reasonably equipped, although there was no kettle,...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 28 May 2013

Yes, small rooms with 2 beds only and the cleanliness is quite OK. I wouldn't call it cozy, they are old barracks. If you don't expect much, then quite OK. Yes it is also well heated. We were there at the end of May however and never saw a soul, apart form 1 or 2 fellow travelers. The office was...

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 11 May 2013

Stayed for 2 nights. The rooms are for 2 people with individual keys. Bathrooms very tired with the shower screen almost falling apart. This is an old building that was allegedly meant to be removed many years ago ( according to our taxi driver). The floors are very uneven and sagging in places, and in my case appeared fairly dirty....

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Reviewed 4 September 2012

This is a great option for some budget accommodation in Ilulissat. Conveniently located close to the centre of town, clean and cosy rooms. All the rooms are small twin rooms which is great - no large noisy dorms. Its no luxurious but its warm and friendly. The staff were very helpful, we got a free lift with World of Greenland...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ilulissat Hostel is situated in the town centre. The rooms are low standard. But the price is also low and the atmosphere is cozy and you will meet people from all over the world, who all have one thing in common - they are enthusiastic about Ilulissat and the fantastic Greenlandic nature.Cook your own fresh-caught fish, or maybe a locally bought steak in the shared kitchen. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ilulissat Hostel

Address: Marralinguaq 47-49, Ilulissat 3952, Greenland
Region: Greenland > Qaasuitsup Municipality > Ilulissat
Price Range: RM255 - RM319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 43
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