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The number one Guesthouse in Stykkishólmur

The guesthouse stands on a hillside in the centre of the old town with a great view over Breiðafjörður bay in the north and its countless Islands. Within a few minutes walking distance from the guesthouse you will find a thermal swimming pool, shops, galleries, museums and restaurants. A golf course in only a short distance away by the seashore.

Check in is at Hotel Egilsen, Aðalgötu 2, which is close to the harbour and within walking distance from Bænir & Brauð. The staff at Hotel Egilsen will welcome you with a warm cup of coffee or tea and a cold drink on a warm day. Our staff at Hotel Egilsen will hand over the key to you and guide you to Bænir & Brauð.

Comfort and relaxation in a beautiful environment

The guesthouse offers quality beds, goose down duvets and delicate bed linens. It has a cozy and comfortable breakfast/sitting area where guests will find all necessary amenities. 



+354 554 7700



Aðalgata 7
340 Stykkishólmur, Iceland



Stykkishólmur – historical heritage in a spectacular  setting

Stykkishólmur is located on the Snaefellsnes peninsula in West Iceland next to the spectacular Breidarfjördur bay.  It is only a two hours drive from Reykjavík, the city capital of Iceland and has become a popular destination for tourists. This beautiful small fishing town is renowned for it´s unique small town cityscape, seafood restaurants and the beautiful natural setting surrounded by mountains and the sea. Conservation of the city´s cultural heritage and history has made the city like a living museum with all of it´s historical houses. 

The environmentally friendly town

Stykkishólmur  has received honarary certificates for eco- and sustainability and along with four other municipalities on the peninsula, was the first community in Europe to get the EarthCheck environmental certification.  The town was also the first municipality in Icleand to start fully sorting it´s waste and the first town in Iceland to receive the prestigious Blue flag eco-label for its harbor.  In 2011 Stykkishólmur became a European Destination of Excellence (EDEN).