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Hotel Hekla

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Brjansstadir | Skeidum, Selfoss 801, Iceland
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Ranked #3 of 7 hotels in Selfoss
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
richard h Shillingstone, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Penrith, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a large loft room via my companies preferred agent (Expedia), however nobody bothered to check the reservations that day so they sold the room to somebody else. Staff were very apologetic when we arrived and showed us two alternative rooms, but they looked horrible! Old woodchip wallpaper, old carpet, horrible view and really basic, falling-to-bits furniture. I don't... More

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Shillingstone, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hotel in the middle of nowhere with great views towards Mt Hekla. Rooms on second floor have good views. Rooms are fine, restaurant area is great and breakfasts are very good with superb fresh bread. We had two evening meals - the food was excellent but the choice of three dishes was the same two nights in a row.... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely hotel in a lovely rural location. We stayed in a newly renovated , very modern room, with a bathroom to die for. The room (for 3) was split into 2 separate areas, which gave us all privacy. Breakfast was excellent, although we found that food was running out and not replenished when we went to breakfast... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in this hotel in mid July, hotel is very nice, large rooms - simple but very clean. Large flat TV - unfortunetly only few programs. There is a tee and coffe in the corrifor which was very nice for the afternoon. Breakfest was nice - with large sellection of meat, fish, and cellerals. We went for a dinner... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a lovely place in the middle of the farming region of Iceland. I didn't find it out of date, at least for a rural location. instead the welcome was friendly and the breakfast excellent. Dinner was well cooked although not cheap: it would have been nice if more of the food had been traditional flavours though. Only downside... More

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel Hekla is a perfect place to stay of you want to have a magic morning view with the landscape around and hekla volcano. The rooms are quite nice and comfortable and I did love the TV station idea, they just put up the tv on the middle of the wall so you can turn to the entrance seats or... More

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

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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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

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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154 reviews 154 reviews
30 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

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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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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