Rooms are no-nonsense at Sjónarhóll Youth Hostel, Höfðagata 1 (tel. 438-1417 or 861-2517. Fax 438-1417 11 units, none w/bathroom; May-Oct 5,100kr/$82/£41 double; 2,200kr/$35/£ per person; 700kr/$11/£5.60 bed linen for whole stay; AE, DC, MC, V; closed Nov-Apr), located inside one of Stykkishólmur's oldest buildings. Try to book far in advance, especially if trying to secure one of the three doubles. The owner arranges fishing excursions, followed by a grill-up on the patio. Reception is open from 11am-1pm and 5:30-10pm.

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