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The friendly, well-managed Berunes Youth Hostel (tel. 478-8988; fax 478-8902; www.hostel.is for booking; 15 units, none w/bathroom; May-Sept 4,700kr/$75/£38 double; breakfast available for 1,000kr/$16/£8; AE, DC, MC, V; closed Oct-Apr) is along the Ring Road 25km (16 miles) south of Breiðdalsvík, with comfortable rooms and great views of Berufjörður, and access to a guest kitchen and washer/dryer. Berunes itself is a very dignified-looking settlement: the house, farm buildings, church, and accommodations all blend harmoniously. The church is always open, and guests are welcome to play the organ.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.