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Hotel Ranga

Hella, Iceland

92 Excellent 259 Reviews
Icelandic retreat with a modern Nordic restaurant, 3 outdoor hot tubs, and whole body massages. Convenient base for adventures from the Golden Circle to the west to the Glacier Lagoon in the east.
Hotel Ranga

Summary of 485 verified reviews


Excellent wellness hotel. Good for sightseeing with nearby parking areas. Fantastic service.

Situated in South Iceland's countryside, Hotel Rangá is a luxury resort where rustic elegance meets cozy ambiance. Named after the lush salmon river flowing behind the property, the ranch-style retreat is an ideal base for exploring nearby villages, waterfalls, hot springs, cultural centers, historic places, and nature preserves.

The resort has 52 well-appointed guest rooms and suites, including seven luxury suites designed after the seven continents. Created to offer relaxation after a long day of adventure, rooms and suites have TVs, minibars, coffee and tea making facilities, as well as luxe bathrooms. While the seven one-of-a-kind themed suites are designed after each of the seven continents are located on the second floor with authentic decor, artwork, and furnishings from each of the respective continents.

The property's celebrated fine-dining restaurant serves Icelandic cuisine and unbeatable views of Eyjafjallajokull glacier-volcano. Following seasonal availability, the restaurant focuses on modern Nordic cuisine prepared with local ingredients.

For relaxation, the hotel has three outdoor hot tubs available to all guests, as well as whole body massages can be scheduled upon request.
Hotel Address:
  • Hotel Ranga
  • Suðurlandsvegur
  • Hella, Rangárþing Ytra 851
  • Iceland

Location Summary
Hotel Rangá is located in the countryside of South Iceland. Convenient base for adventures from the Golden Circle to the west to the Glacier Lagoon in the east, the property is a short drive from villages, waterfalls, hot springs, cultural centers, historic places, and nature preserves.

Directions to Hotel
By car from the Reykjavik Airport: Take road 41 to Reykjavik and follow signs to intersection with road 1. Take Hwy 1 (Ring Road 1) all the way east from Reykjavik. Pass through the city Selfoss. Continue east to Hella which you pass through. Drive 8 km east of Hella, on your right side, lies the hotel approx 600 meters from the main road. The entrance to the hotel is signed by the road.
Note Bene
Awards received:

2019: Traveler's Choice by Tripadvisor

2018: Traveler's Choice by Tripadvisor (Top 10 Hotels for Romance and Top 10 Hotels For Service in Iceland)

2017: World Travel Awards - Iceland's Leading Resort, The Certificate of Excellence by Tripadvisor (Hotel Rangá & Rangá Restaurant), and Best Luxury hotel – Iceland by LUX 2017 Hotel & Spa Awards
Banquets & Meetings
From a small meeting to a banquet, Hotel Rangá offers an incomparable setting for meetings and conferences, family and social reunions, association gatherings, weddings, and other special functions. From elegant social events to family celebrations, the all-season resort provides expert hospitality for events.
Disabled Access
One room is equipped with a walk-in shower and all necessary equipment can be provided for disabled guests.
Fine Dining On Site
Inspired by modern Nordic cuisine, the restaurant at Hotel Rangá is an acclaimed gourmet restaurant in Southern Iceland, overlooking one of Iceland's finest salmon rivers, the East-Rangá River.The restaurant's motto is the concept of a ”Farmers Market“ — in effect using predominantly local ingredients of the highest quality and freshness — following seasonal availability.
Fine Dining Nearby
Additional fine dining in Selfoss, approximately 35 km/22 miles away.
Fitness Center
No, next fitness center is in Hvolsvöllur, 5 km/3.1 miles away.
High Speed Internet
WiFi provided to all guests.
Child Programs
Child-friendly hotel does not offer children's programs, but the hotel does have 2 game rooms.
Pool Outdoor
3 outdoor hot tubs accessible for all guests.
Spa Facility
Whole body massages on request.
Theatre Museums
Most theaters, museums and cultural events are in Reykjavík, nevertheless there are local museums and events in nearby villages.
Recommended Rooms
The themed suites at Hotel Rangá are truly one of a kind. Designed and themed after each of the seven continents, they provide guests with the ultimate comfort, luxury, relaxation, and experience that is, literally, a "world apart". Ranging in size from 42 - 77m², both the junior and master suites are designed and decorated with top notch authentic fashion, decor, artwork, fixture and furnishings coming exclusively from the respective continents. The themed suites are a unique concept offering "that little extra" for the discerning traveler. The themed suites are located on the second floor. In addition, Hotel Rangá offers a large Royal Master suite with a view of the East Rangá River and Mt. Hekla.

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Meeting Space
    - Disabled Access
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - High Speed Internet
    - Pool Outdoor
Available Activities
  • - Biking Mountain
    - Biking Touring
    - Boating
    - Ecological Tourism
    - Fishing Fly
    - Fishing Ocean
    - Gliding
    - Golf Driving Range
    - Golfing
    - Hiking
    - Horseback Riding
    - Jogging Running
    - Scuba Diving