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Reykjavik, Iceland
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Reviewed 7 July 2015

Hotel Ranga is a truly luxurious hotel. I'm not usually a luxurious traveler, but my boyfriend's family gave him a gift card for one night's stay, plus a three course dinner and breakfast was included. It really is a beautiful hotel, and very peaceful, although it's very close to route 1. The hot tubs outside are great, the food was... More 

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Stockbridge, Michigan
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Reviewed 7 July 2015

This was a highlight of our trip to Iceland. The staff was well trained, the food excellent, the entire hotel experience top notch. Watching the peaceful river, listening to the swans flying in. An oasis of calm and tranquility.

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Adliswil, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2015

I am not sure if this review as I did not stay at this hotel, but I feel that I must share my experience of the service at this hotel. I brought two guests to this hotel and they both had two separate issues that they needed help to solve. Both issues had nothing to do with with the hotel... More 

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Conwy, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

We stayed in a standard room overlooking the river. There was access to the hot tub outside and the room and bathroom were well equipped and comfortable. The welcome was good and we were even shown to our room past the massive polar bear. Dinner was good but not exceptional and in fact we ate better on the 2nd night... More 

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Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

Great Spot 2 hrs from Reykjavik near the waterfalls and glaciers. Great food (lamb was crazy good) especially the buffet breakfast. Rooms are comfortable. Main game room with a pool table for the kids. Firm beds strong wifi. Hot tubs everywhere. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 3 July 2015

I have stayed at the hotel before but this time, with 5 of us, 3 of us took a junior suite. We got South America and we loved it. Amazing bathroom, beautiful timber in the room and a little balcony. We were there for one of the Christmas banquets which was just a treat. I had no idea you could... More 

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Brunn am Gebirge, Austria
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

Fantastic and romantic hotel in the middle of nowhere which offers a great view of the Aurelia Borealis!! Loved the wake up service to watch the northern lights in the middle of the night. Beautiful rooms with hot tubs and excellent restaurant. Best spot for couples in whole Iceland! Friendly and very helpful staff!

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Bay Area, California
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Reviewed 29 June 2015

What a beautifully run hotel and fantastic staff! Hotel Ranga is located on the bend of a river with rooms looking out to the grassy meadow and the nearby mountains and glaciers. To top off the setting, the hotel has a fabulous restaurant and offers a full Icelandic breakfast; rooms with large bathtubs and showers; and outdoor hot tubs. Everyone... More 

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Reviewed 20 June 2015

Best option for overnight stay in Hella area but nothing we had anticipated. My family of four stayed in two standard rooms. We were disappointed in the room size and their knotty pine walls and ceramic tile floors. Photos depict wall hangings and local artwork - there were none in the rooms. There were three standard square hot tubs on... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 June 2015

We stayed here last year and were lucky enough to stay in the Antartica suite, it was an amazing room. The themed room had nice little touches such as a antartica chess set and wooden penguins everywhere. There were two balconies on this room and when we got the wake up call for the lights we were on the side... More 

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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: ₹ 17,203 - ₹ 54,949 (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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“We had a room facing the Ranga River which we liked. Room 16 has a hot tub right outside.”
 of 5 bubbles Asher45, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The front rooms are in the best position for the Northern lights, the back rooms have a view of the river”
 of 5 bubbles Evvx, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ground level room that faces the river is best for views and strolls.”
 of 5 bubbles Navigator22, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get a Northern facing room”
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“The Africa suite is amazing!!”
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