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Hotel Ranga

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 January 2016

We stayed for one night in the Hotel Ranga in late January. The hotel is just off the main Iceland ring-road a few Km east of Hella. It looks appealing both outside and inside - my partner likened it to an "American Hunting Lodge", and indeed there is an element of "Disneyland Sequoia Lodge" about it. Lovely pine-clad walls and...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Stayed here for 2 night in here. We had a super nice stay ~! :) Staff were friendly, they asked if we were interested to see Aurorae (the northern light) , we said yes and they put reminder and would wake us up in the mid light if they saw any, so cool that we don't have to get up...

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Grantham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2016

Lovely rustic themed hotel set in the countryside, with clear skies for an opportunity to see the northern lights and a winding river view; picture postcard perfect. We had a basic room and my one complaint would be how small it was. We expected it to be small but there was barely anywhere to put our two carry on cases...

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pittsburgh
Reviewed 21 January 2016

The Hotel Ranga is very special place . So hospitable that you feel like visiting friends. The location is fantastic on the Ranga River. The riverviews are beautiful ,especially at sunrise and sunset which in winter are long and "twilight zonish" When we arrived our room was ready. They said that when we visit the bar to tell first nighters...

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Jackson, New Hampshire, United States
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Timber frame hotel in the middle of nowhere. Rooms are pleasant; food is outstanding in the dining room. The dinner was one of the best we've had anywhere in the world; breakfast buffet was extensive. One night we had a casual dinner in the upstairs lounge - great burgers. Staff was very helpful. We enjoyed a night of star gazing...

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New Forest, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights as a mini break away from the children and before he had to attend meetings in Reykjavik. It did not disappoint. The standard rooms are a little basic/small but the beds are very comfortable and with very nice common areas the room size didn't really matter. The staff were extremely helpful;...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed for two nights in one of the junior suites. Room was fantastic and one of the most comfortable beds I have ever slept in. We had dinner twice. First night was excellent. The second was not. Service was terribly slow and the dessert which eventually arrived was not what we ordered nor was nice. Admittedly they refused to...

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thebritkate
Reviewed 16 January 2016

This is how a hotel should be run - warm personal service, excellent kitchen and attention to detail. The breakfast buffet is generous and delicious and the dinner menu is the best food outside of Reykjavik. Stargazing evenings when the weather allows are a big bonus.The staff are wonderful and welcomed us back after our trip to Jokulsarlon for 3...

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Hertfordshire
Reviewed 16 January 2016

We spent three nights at Hotel Ranga in early January, staying in a standard room and throughly enjoyed our stay. The hotel is cosy with a lovely log cabin feel. Our standard room was well equipped with a desk and chair, as well as a large armchair, wardrobe and comfortable bed. The bathroom was a good size. Both rooms were...

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

Having had friends recommend Ranga and after reading the reviews, we were expecting big things. We were not disappointed. The food at Ranga was not only the best we had eaten in Iceland but it ranks up there on my all time greatest restaurant meals list! Simply stunning. The hot tubs were also fantastic and sitting out under the stars...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Ranga is a luxury countryside hotel and the only 4 star resort in South Iceland. It offers all the facilities and services of a modern resort. Located about an hour from Reykjavík between the towns of Hella and Hvolsvöllur, it lies just off the main road right in middle of South Iceland’s panoramic scenery. The resort is built in log-cabin style and has through the years acquired an excellent reputation for its food, accomodation and service. It is the first Icelandic hotel to become a member of the prestigious international hotel chain Great Hotels of the World. A celebrity hot spot, top honeymoon destination and favorite hotel amongst Icelanders, Hotel Rangá also offers great facilities for small business meetings, weddings and social gatherings. One cannot miss feeling welcome entering its warm interior where relaxed countryside feeling meets the professional ambition of pleasing its entire clientel. Upon entering Hotel Ranga, you will be greeted by a towering 10-foot tall polar bear named Hrammur that resides in the lobby. He is a favorite model for photographers and is definitely one of the most pictured objects in Iceland. This is just a prelude to the cozy ambience that you will encounter that vibrates throughout the hotel. Hótel Rangá was upgraded and renovated in 2007/2008 and presently has 51 luxuriously decorated rooms and suites. It also features an acclaimed riverside restaurant, a lounge and bar, 2 upstairs meeting rooms, a game room, massage facilities and three much beloved outdoor hot tubs heated with geothermal water - where there is an excellent chance to view the fantastic northern lights during September through April. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Ranga

Address: Sudurlandsvegur, Hella 851, Iceland
Region: Iceland > South Region > Hella
Price Range: ₹ 18,394 - ₹ 83,279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Ranga 4*
Number of rooms: 51
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Also Known As:
Ranga Hotel Hella
Hotel Ranga Iceland/Hella
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“get a room overlooking the back with a view to the water”
mthaus24, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with windows facing the back of the property have the nicest view.”
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“river view”
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“Some of the rooms facing the river have doors that open directly to the back area with the hot tubs.”
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