Hotels in Stykkisholmur

Hotels & Accommodation in Stykkishólmur

Book a hotel in Stykkisholmur with a harbor view before going on a tour around the Snaefellsnes peninsula or taking a ferry across the bay to the Westfjords

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Frequently asked questions

What part of Stykkisholmur should I stay in?

The picturesque village of Stykkisholmur is a popular stop among travelers exploring the magical Snaefellsnes peninsula. There are several exciting options for accommodation, which we suggest checking before arrival. The city has hotels, guest houses, hostels, apartments, and cottages.

If you value comfort and proximity to shops, museums, restaurants, or the town's public swimming pool, staying near the harbor is the best option. Choosing a hotel by the harbor also means you will enjoy a lovely view of Breidafjordur bay.

What is the best hotel in Stykkisholmur?

The best hotel in Stykkisholmur is Hotel Egilsen, right by the lively harbor of this fishing village. The hotel is rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 87 travelers and is located in a historical building in a classic Nordic style. Guests at Hotel Egilsen can choose among four room types, ranging from a Standard Single to a Superior Double.

With its cozy interior and welcoming atmosphere, this hotel is sure to charm you during your stay on the Snaefellsnes peninsula. Previous travelers who have stayed here have especially enjoyed the breakfast offered daily in the cozy first-floor library lounge before heading out for the day.

Should I book a hotel in Stykkisholmur if I plan a trip around the Snaefellsnes Peninsula?

Yes, this town is an excellent location before or after visiting the Snaefellsnes peninsula. It is the largest city in this part of Iceland so you will have easy access to necessities such as restaurants, grocery stores, bakeries, gas stations, and accommodations. If you are planning a trip to the Westfjords, you can take a direct ferry from Stykkisholmur.

What are the must-see locations on the Snaefellsnes peninsula?

Snaefellsnes is a region visited by many tourists during their holidays in Iceland. The most famous attractions are the Kirkjufell mountain with nearby waterfalls, the black Djupalonssandur beach, and a place with seal colonies called Ytri Tunga. You can also see the lighthouses, the Snaefellsnesjokull glacier, and the beautiful cliffs, among which the most famous is Londrangar.

What trips can I book if I plan to stay in a hotel in Stykkisholmur?

Staying at a hotel in Stykkisholmur means you'll have the opportunity to go on a boat tour to Flatey island where you'll see whales and puffins and can try fresh seafood while on board. You can also go kayaking in Breidafjordur bay. It's also an excellent starting point to explore the Snaefellsnes peninsula.

Do hotels in Stykkisholmur offer free parking, free WiFi and local breakfast?

Most hotels in Stykkisholmur have free WiFi, free parking (you do not need to book it in advance), and offer breakfast. Breakfast is sometimes included in the price of the reservation, other times, it's offered for an additional cost. Most of the hotels serve local produce.

When is the best time to book a hotel in Stykkisholmur if I come to Iceland in the summer?

Since Stykkisholmur is a popular place with a limited amount of accommodation, make a reservation in advance. The best options quickly disappear from the market, so it's a good idea to book a few months ahead.