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Hotel Hekla

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Brjansstadir | Skeidum, Selfoss 801, Iceland
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Ranked #2 of 7 hotels in Selfoss
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was the 2nd hotel we stayed in on our 17 night trip round Iceland. It was OK but not brilliant. The room was adequate for a night. The dinner was good enough but expensive. Breakfast was included & the usual kbuffet with fruit, cereal, hard boiled eggs, cold meat, cheese & assorted breads & crispbreads. Reception was efficient but... More

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Tel Aviv
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12 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice country location 26 km from selfoss Somewhat old decor Too few towels - just bath towel per person and even this was too small. No hand or face towels! Average breakfast Hardly grade it 3* hotel Free wifi was good

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Levittown, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel Hekla was one of our many one-night stops while doing the "ring road" in Iceland. The room was clean, the food was good. I enjoyed the decor in the restaurant...very relaxing. We called ahead but got to the hotel very late.They were very nice when we arrived. We took advantage of the hot tub at 11:30pm after arrival...after we... More

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149 reviews 149 reviews
29 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were there in the winter and our room was nice and cozy with comfy beds. Shower was a bit awkward and got the entire floor wet though. We had a room at teh very end of the hall that had a deck right outside. It was a bit cloudy, so we didn;t get to see the northrn lights, but... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our family of 4 stayed at Hotel Hekla a few weeks ago for 1 night, at the start of a 10 day drive around the ring road. I wished we could have stayed longer, mainly because the breakfast was so good. All other aspects of the hotel were also fine - clean, spacious room, prompt service, and nice hot tubs.... More

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24 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We flew into Keflavik in the morning and started our tour of southern Iceland by visiting the Golden Triangle sites - Pingvellir, Geysir, and Gullfoss. All are spectacular and a wonderful start to a holiday. Gulfoss is the final one and driving back from it towards Geysir road number 30 is signed off to the left to Selfoss. After a... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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78 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

This hotel is situated in an idyllic and tranquil setting, about 23 km from the town of Selfoss. It is a nice place. Our room was quite spacious, very clean an well maintained. The bed was comfortable. The bathroom was compact, but functional. Tea and coffee making facilities are provided in the hall. Staff were helpful. There are few "frills".... More

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Miami, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We were on a self-drive tour so we stayed in several hotels outside of Reykjavik, and this was our favorite. The rooms were huge (especially compared to other hotels) and clean and the bed was comfortable. The dinner at the hotel was probably the best we had in the five days we were in Iceland, and the breakfast was good... More

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Cobh, Ireland
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9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Stayed here for a single night and wished we could have stayed longer. Had a loft suite that was beautifully decorated, with a super-comfortable bed, TV at the end of the bed, great shower and loads of space. The evening meal was delicious and beautifully presented; service was attentive but unobtrusive. Breakfast was more than acceptable with a great selection... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

When you are outside of Reykjavík in Iceland, you drive and drive through stunning scenery but come across very few B&Bs and restaurants. That is why a marvelous place like Hotel Hekla is so very important to have in the South of Iceland. It is an oasis of pleasure in the lava fields. The entire hotel is squeaky-clean, and the... More

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Address: Brjansstadir | Skeidum, Selfoss 801, Iceland
Location: Iceland > South Region > Selfoss
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Hekla 3*
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Hotel Hekla is a 45 room hotel in South Iceland, only a 45 minute drive from Reykjavik, and a 15 minute drive from Selfoss. The hotel has a good restaurant, lounge with fine bar selection, outdoor hot tub, free high speed Wi-Fi internet and a large garden around the hotel.The hotel is situated close to Mt Hekla and is surrounded by some of the country’s most stunning sights including: Eyjafjallajökull volcano and Fimmvörðuháls; beautiful hiking trails along the Golden Circle destinations; the highlands of Landmannalaugar, Kjölur, and Sprengisandur; historical sites from the Viking era; volcanic craters; a Hydroelectric power plant, and – depending on the season and weather permitting – the spectacular Northern Lights. ... more   less 
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