The hotel offers 21 rooms, single, double and family rooms. The rooms have been beautifully designed with soft colours and a cosy atmosphere. Each room has been furnished with all the latest amenities and have magnificent view, over harbour, the centre of the town, the mountains and towards the magnificent bay Breiðafjörður.
The Fransiskus house was once a Catholic monastery and there is still a chapel inside the Fransiskus hotel which is open up to everybody to visit. You might even meet our sisters of St. Mary´s who pray every day in the chapel.
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Holy Mountain, 73 m with a breathtaking panoramic view across Breiðafjordur Bay. A viewing dial is at the top.
Folklore advises anyone climbing the mountain for the first time to walk straight up without looking back or speaking and three wishes will be granted. The wishes have to be of good intent and the wisher tells no one and faces east when making them.
A small remnant of a wall on the mountain top is dated 1184 and was a part of a nearby monastery built at this time.
Drapuhlidarfjall Mountain is beautifully colourful. It is composed of sulphur, basalt, jasper, rhyolite and lignite. As usual with lignite deposits, fossiled plants and petrified wood can be found. Drapuhlidarfjall is 527 m high.