Best hotels and hostels in Heimaey

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    Glamping & Camping

    Cupped in the bowl of an extinct volcano, the Herjólfsdalur campsite has hot showers, a laundry room and cooking facilities. Camping can get windy here, but the owners will point you in the direction of a sheltered spot. There are also A-frame huts and barrel houses to rent. Linen costs 1600kr per person.

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    Gistiheimilið Hreiðrið

    This guesthouse looks a little worse for wear on the outside, but the friendly owner ensures it feels like home. Features include a well-stocked kitchen and a cosy TV lounge. It also runs two- to three-hour walking tours in summer. Sleeping-bag accommodation costs 4300kr. Breakfast is 1600kr per person.

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    Hótel Vestmannaeyjar

    Iceland’s first cinema is now a pleasant hotel, with modern rooms (some with good town and harbour views), friendly staff and the top restaurant Einsi Kaldi downstairs. The spa has two hot tubs and a sauna, plus a snooker room. Book ahead in summer.

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    Aska Hostel

    This cheery yellow historic building is home to a good hostel in the village centre with bright, modern rooms and welcoming staff. There's also a nice TV lounge, kitchen, free hot showers and towels. Cereal and tea and coffee are available in the morning at no extra charge.

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    Sunnuhöll HI Hostel

    There’s generally a quiet and laid-back vibe at the homey Sunnuhöll hostel, in the same building as the Hótel Vestmannaeyjar, with its handful of prim rooms. Guests get access to the spa and there are laundry and bicycle-rental facilities. HI members get a discount.

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    Hótel Eyjar

    Spacious, basic rooms are well lit and have private bathrooms; some are extra large with kitchenettes. Rollaway mattresses for children cost 2500kr. The tourist information is on the ground floor.

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    B&B Hrafnabjörg

    Welcoming Hrefna and Jónas run this cosy B&B with tidy rooms and a large breakfast room (perfect for the generous breakfast, including homemade waffles).