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Los Angeles
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First of all, this is an incredibly beautiful and unique hotel and we're glad we stayed there for one night. However, given the high price - it doesn't live up to hype and the quality of service of most luxury hotels. We had problems with our transportation and didn't arrive until 11pm. Getting ahold of the hotel takes several phone...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Me and my wife were very sceptical about this hotel having read other reviews on TripAdvisor. We only stayed here as part of a competition that we had won. The route leading to the hotel is riddled with potholes, though the scenery is at times breath taking. The lava spa was fantastic as was the showers and toiletries provided. Cleaners...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed here in October last year and it was amazing. The hotel is visually stunning and the room was perfect for an overnight trip. The hotel restaurant was wonderful and I had one of the best meals in the country there. The Lava Spa is also fantastic. Oh, and the drive up to the hotel was otherworldly. I can't...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I loved this hotel on our 6th night in Iceland. We checked in early evening so we could enjoy the geothermal heated outdoor pool and sauna area -- and this was the highlight of the stay! It was so beautiful and overlooked a big open area with mountains. There was also a "relaxation room" with candles overlooking...

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect hotel in a great location! 15 minutes to Pingvellier national park. The drive there is absolutely gorgeous as well. The hotel itself is modern and has views for days! They have a restaurant as well, but we opted to eat at the bar just cause we wanted something quick. Well, we live in NYC, but when I tell you...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is in a stunning location. Unless you're mega-rich (which I expect a number of its guests might be), you'll need to hire a car to drive here from Reykjavik (assuming you're arriving from there). It's about an hour's drive, and the last stretch is simply stunning: the road winds its way through mountains and lakes and some truly...

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Melbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having read some pretty mixed reviews, I was a bit wary when we arrived at the Ion. I needn't have worried. As a family of four, staying for three nights during an unseasonably mild February spell with no snow and no Northern light, we had an absolute blast. The first thing that any prospective guest needs to consider is expectations....

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

had a small room but the view can't be beat! The glass bar is great for watching northern lights! Its a bit overstaffed though and the spa is understaffed. Not sure what was going on there. Awesome restaurant!

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Waynesville, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful setting. Wonderful dinner and sparkling wine for a welcome drink. The bar has amazing views and good drinks. The hot tub is fantastic and would be the perfect setting for the northern lights. They will add you to a wake up call list if the northern lights can be seen

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Ion is a great hotel, but be warned it is in the middle of nowhere. It is an excellent base from which to take trips (that's what we did), but there is nothing ... literally nothing, close by. The staff is excellent, highly professional, and very friendly. The housekeeping staff needs more people so that rooms can be cleaned...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
ION hotel is situated on Mount Hengill, 18 km from UNESCO-listed Thingvellir National Park. It's restaurant offers Nordic specialties and a bar with panoramic scenic views.Satellite TV, a seating area and private bathroom are featured in all guest rooms at Ion Luxury Adventure Hotel. Some also overlook Lake Thingvallavatn.Bookable facilities include an on-site spa and sauna. Ion Luxury Adventure guests can also enjoy a communal TV lounge.Reykjavík city centre is within 45 minutes’ drive from the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about ION Adventure Hotel

Address: Nesjavollum vid Thingvallavatn, Selfoss 801, Iceland (Formerly Icelandair Hotel Hengill)
Location: Iceland > South Region > Selfoss
Price Range: $322 - $512 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — ION Adventure Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 46
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Some rooms look at a geothermal plant about a mile away”
RBAceo, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Ask for a room on the lake side”
  • No barrier between the shower and the rest of the bathroom, so the floor floods every time
  • View toward the lake
  • No place to put your toiletries kit
Bracing, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“they all have incredible views so you can't go wrong”
_rjhoward99, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Sorry - we only had lunch there.”
835alison, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“We enjoyed the view of the geo-thermal plant but it might not be to everyone's taste.”
630corinner, Mar 1, 2017 | Read review
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