As a tourist centre, Akureyri provides accommodation of all types, and most hotels and guesthouses are a short distance from the town centre. When you visit the town you will find accommodation
ranging from simple, friendly guesthouses to first-class hotels.
Akureyri also has a large number of restaurants, bars and cafés. Select restaurants offer gourmet dishes prepared using local delicacies. If you are looking for speedy service, you will find outlets providing internationally recognised fast food. Many restaurants put their pride in offering local food from the region. In total the restaurants in Akureyri offer about 2000 seats.
Busy cafés are part of the local culture, adding colour and a delicate aroma to the streets all around town. The same applies to the bars and nightclubs, some of which have been immortalised in song lyrics - they provide entertainment for all ages.