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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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hotel Hekla has probably the best bed in Iceland - large, comfortable with goose down duvet, that you want to spend whole day in. The rooms overlooking Icelandic wilderness, quiet and away from any city lights (if you are after spotting Northern Lights). If you are touring the Golden Circle or on a self drive trip around South Iceland, it's... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely location.nice quiet remote. Good for a break. Would have been good to try to view the northern lights but beds were too comfortable! Excellent food.but I must add that I have yet to be disappointed with my meals in Iceland. Stayed here as part of a group tour. Only thing is that most hotels seem to not have a... More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Okay, we may have been spoiled as we went in a quiet period but the hotel staff couldn't do enough for us. The chef cooked very good dishes both nights we stayed and both he and the waiter were courteous and conversational, happy to talk about the food and Iceland. The reception chap checked us in happily and we enjoyed... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

we stayed here just the one night on the icelandair northern lights tour, we got the distinct impression though that if you booked this hotel yourself you got a better deal, we looked at the hotel on the internet and saw the modern decor but that we feel is reserved for private customers as is the "included breakfast" the room... More

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Zuienkerke, Belgium
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44 hotel reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

This location is very quiet and perfect for northern light visualisation ! No light polution. The rooms are very basic but clean. Only some "muffy" smell in the bathroom but nothing bad. Good to know : ask for a room in tghe frrnt part, there are some totally renewed and very nice rooms, but I think there are a little... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I really liked my stay at Hekla. We had a bit of an issue at check in (basically there wasnt enough staff for our group), but overall, it was really wonderful! The food at the restaurant was VERY good. I had the trout, with lobster soup. I have never had fish that good before. The rooms were very clean, but... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Stayed here for only 1 night in Feb 2014. It's a lodge style hotel, but perfectly comfortable and clean. The room had lovely views over the Icelandic countryside. We ate dinner in the restaurant. We were impressed with the chef, the food was good, but rather pricey even for Iceland. The hotel is miles from anywhere so I guess they... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

My wife and I stayed here end of February for 1 night. We booked a loft suite through the hotel's own website. Waw, was this a well-designed and beautifully decorated room! The sleeping area had 2 large, separate beds made up as one. It was separated from the spacious sitting room which featured a desk with AC-outlets, a chair, a... More

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JonGunnar16, Manager at Hotel Hekla, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Hotel Hekla. We are delighted that you viewed your room being beautifully decorated and the dinner good. Regarding the extra charge you mention regarding using credit card. This seems to be some misunderstanding as there is no extra charge for using any type of credit card at... More

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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We had room 1 and first class it certainly was not! It was small, at the bottom of the stairs directly underneath the bar, opposite what seemed to be the cleaners store room, a bit tired, had a view almost at ground level, there were only 4 hangers in the wardrobe between the 2 of us, the shower water flowed... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Nice location and good facilities. Rooms are of a good quality but are 'lodge like' rather than top level hotel standard. Comfortable and reasonable sized with OK decor, only in room coffee making lacking. A reasonable venue for seeing the Northern Lights, although rather a lot of 'other light' from neighbouring buildings, including the distant greenhouses. Staff were helpful waking... More

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Address: Brjansstadir | Skeidum, Selfoss 801, Iceland
Location: Iceland > South Region > Selfoss
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Suites
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Ranked #2 of 7 hotels in Selfoss
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Hekla 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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