- Country retreat in a remore setting
- Friendly, welcoming staff
- Great base for Northern Lights exploration
- Fine dining restaurant offering Icelandic cuisine and fabulous views of Mount Hekla
Hotel Hekla in Iceland
A Friendly, Rustic Hotel Close to an Iconic Volcano
This medium sized hotel comes highly recommended if you want to see the incredible sights of Southwest Iceland. The staff extend a warm welcome and are pleased to assist with any tours or sightseeing that you wish to do during your stay. The Hotel Hekla in Iceland takes its name from nearby Mount Hekla, which is one of the country’s most iconic volcanoes. Surrounded by lush, green farmland, the hotel is a typical country retreat and guests will love its remote setting. During the winter months, the Northern Lights are often spotted in the skies above the Hotel Hekla in Iceland.
The location of this hotel is ideal. It is only 45 minutes’ drive from Iceland’s capital city of Reykjavík and two major airports. Many of the country’s most popular sights are within easy reach. The horseshoe-shaped Selfoss Waterfall is a 15 minute drive away and the famous Mount Hekla is also nearby. Those who love hiking will be in their element when they stay at the Hotel Hekla in Iceland, because there are hiking trails aplenty. One of the most popular excursions for visitors to Iceland is the Golden Circle tour, comprising Gullfoss Waterfall, Geysir Hot Springs and Pingvellir National Park.
The Hotel Hekla in Iceland has a fine restaurant with views of Mount Hekla. It serves traditional Icelandic cuisine that has been sourced from local farms and fishmongers. Those with certain dietary requirements can notify the hotel staff and their needs will be catered for. The Hotel Hekla in Iceland hosts special wild game feasts throughout the year and the Christmas gala dinners are always popular. The lounge, with its roaring log fire, is the perfect place to relax in the evening whilst enjoying a drink from the bar. For those that wish to go exploring for the day, packed lunches can be provided.
- 24-hour front desk
- Car parking
- Children’s playground
- Credit cards accepted
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- English speaking staff
- Gift shop
- Luggage storage
- Non-smoking in public areas
- Other leisure facilities
- Public lounge
- Wi-Fi internet access in public areas
There are 44 guestrooms at the Hotel Hekla in Iceland, most of which have en suite WC facilities with showers. Some of the rooms have their own balconies that overlook the pretty hotel gardens. In addition to the single, double and twin bedrooms, the hotel also offers three family suites, which sleep 4 to 5 people, and a deluxe loft room, whose high ceilings, polished wooden floors and spaciousness offers a taste of luxury.
- Balcony/private terrace
- Colour television (with satellite)
- Non-smoking rooms
- Tea/coffee making facilities