You may search for other accommodation on your own, using the websites www.westfjords.is and www.vesturferdir.is. Please note, that if you book your accommodation outside of Þingeyri you are responsible for organizing your own transportation.
Við Fjörðinn is a guesthouse situated in the centre of Þingeyri. It has ten rooms and offers accommodation for groups, families and single persons. One room can accommodate up to four people. Access to fully equipped kitchen and bath is included. Við Fjörðinn also has two apartments. One of them is at ground level and especially designed for handicapped people. It has a big bedroom for up to three people, a living room with sofa, TV, cooking facilities and a bathroom with shower. The second flat is upstairs with private entrance, two bedrooms, a big kitchen and bathroom with shower. Just outside this house you can have a barbeque and enjoy the view of the magnificent Westfjords mountains.
Prices: With your own sleeping bag (shared bathroom): 3.000 ISK pr. night. Made up rooms (shared bathroom) 1 pers: 6.000 ISK pr. night. Apartment (private entrance) 13.000 ISK pr. night. Breakfast 1.000 ISK. Lunch bag 900 ISK. Food made with local products and barbeques can be arranged.
Hotel Sandafell is a hotel situated in the centre of Þingeyri. It offers 8 rooms, incl. 2 family rooms. All the rooms are big and with a beautiful view. All rooms have TV, and guests have free access to wireless internet. During summertime the restaurant offers good food for tourists, at a fair price. Breakfast is served in the restaurant.
Prices: Room w. private bathroom and breakfast: Single: ISK 9.900. Double: ISK 14.900. Room w. shared bathroom and breakfast: Single: ISK 7.200. Double: ISK 9.900. See more prices on the website. Sandefell also rents out two separate houses in Þingeyri.
Contact: Sandafell, Hafnarstræti 7, 470 Þingeyri. Tel.: +354 456 1600. www.hotelsandafell.com
Accomodation on the other side of the fjord (ca. 27 km):
(Please note that transportation to Þingeyri is the participants' own responsibility)
Núpur is a former boarding school with lovely surroundings and a fine view over Dýrafjörður, a 20-minute drive from Þingeyri. Guests have access to kitchenettes with basic cooking-facilities, bathroom facilities, washing machine and dryer. There is also a restaurant/café and a small convenience store serving sandwiches and light meals during evenings and weekends. Please note that there is no public transport that runs all the way to Núpur, but there are buses that run between Þingeyri and Ísafjörður on weekdays, each trip is ISK 280. The schedule is very limited and the bus will take you to the turn-off, which is 7 km from Núpur. Transport from there is available at your request, ask at the hotel reception. It is participants' own responsibility to get back and forth from Núpur and Þingeyri every day.
Prices per person pr. night. Double room: ISK 5.300. Single room: ISK 7.900. Sleeping bag accommodation: ISK 3.750. All rooms with wash basin and shared bathroom. Breakfast included.
Núpur offers 10 % off these prices for participants in the painting course.
Contact and reservations: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +354-864 9737 (Sigurður Arnfjörð Helgason, hotel manager) Info: www.hotelnupur.is.
Alviðra farm is in about 5 min´s walking distance from the Hótel Núpur. Accomodation is offered in a separate house. The distance to the centre of Isafjordur is 33 km. Further info here.