North Coast -- An agreeable and eco-conscious hostel in a cute, old, red house, Grundarfjörður Hostel, Hlíðarvegur 15, Grundarfjörður (tel. 562-6533 or 691-1769; fax 438-6433;; 7 units, none w/bathroom; May-Sept 5,400kr/$86/£43 double; 4,600kr/$74/£37 double w/sleeping bag; 2,100kr/$34/£17 per person sleeping-bag accommodation in 4-6 person room; rates around 10% lower Oct-Dec 15 and Jan 15-Apr; AE, DC, MC, V; closed Dec 16-Jan 14), has 34 beds but only one single and one double, so most guests stay in four- to six-person rooms. Bike rental is available for exploring the town environs, and the village geothermal pool is just down the block.

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