B&B | 18 bedrooms | sleeps 2
East Ranga river lodge is located just off the main round road no. 1 in Iceland. It is located one km. on the west side of town Hvolsvollur. The lodge is private, i.e. cannot be seen from the main road. It has 18 twin rooms all with ensuite bathrooms. All the rooms have a private entrance from verandas that are built around them. The lodge has a nice sitting area, dining area, small private restaurant, two jacuzzis overlooking amongst other mountain Hekla. There is also a sauna at the lodge and wifi internet access. The lodge is perfectly located, very near to the main road without being seen and completely private and quiet from any traffic on the main road. From the lodge you can overview the river, you have beautiful mountain view to the north and to the west is an open area very rich with bird life.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 18 bedrooms|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Keflavik International airport 160 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub|
|General||Central heating, Wi-Fi available|
|Rooms||18 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Dining seats for 36, Lounge seats for 20|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
The South Iceland region
The lodge is very nicely located for those travelling in the south of Iceland. It is approx. 1 km. west of town Hvolsvollur. The area is an important historic area for the Icelandic Sagas, with a Saga museum in Hvolsvollur. Next town to the west is Hella, where there is an excellent swimming pool. Mountain Hekla is in this area. Waterfall Skogarfoss including history museum at Skogar is within 20 min. drive, waterfall Seljalandsfoss is within 15 min.drive. During fall/winter northern lights can be enjoyed from the lodge, i.e. if weather conditions are right. Easy access to snowmobile adventure, or only about 30min. drive. Hiking and Ice climbing is also within 30min. drive. Jeep trip on a glacier available within 30min drive, horseback riding within 15min. drive, quarter bikes within 10-15 min., fishing in the immediate area, helicopter rides, bird watching, Westman island trip, within 40min. to the ferry .....endless opportunities for a great time in the south of Iceland :-)
The south of Iceland is a very popular area to visit. The lodge is only about 1 1/2 hours drive from Reykjavik, suitable for whether you are travelling further east or only visiting this area. Should you like to take the route Golden circle, you can easily continue further east to our lodge through a lovely area.