Luxury Hotels & Lodges in Southern & Eastern Iceland

In order to really appreciate Iceland's stark beauty and natural wonders we've selected hotels and lodges that are perfectly placed for exploring Southern & Eastern Iceland. Staying at our top picks, you can spend your days weaving between powerful geysers, lava fields and glaciers before returning to a cocoon of warmth and luxury.  

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Hotel Ranga

Location: Southern & Eastern Iceland | Iceland

A luxurious countryside hotel which is perfect for exploring the stark beauty of the Icelandic environment, but which offers all the comfort of a modern luxury resort, Ranga is built in a stunning log cabin style and has garnered acclaim for its food, accommodation and service. Surrounded by the geysers, lava fields and glaciers for which Iceland is famous, Ranga is a cocoon of warmth and conviviality in the heart of the tundra.

Best for: Landscapes & Scenery, Walking & Trekking, Setting & Views, Off the Beaten Track

Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon

Location: Southern & Eastern Iceland | Iceland

If you’re looking for a luxury hotel which combines an urban, cosmopolitan style with a stunning location in the Icelandic countryside, Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon is perfect. As the name suggests, it offers easy access to the famous Glacier Lagoon, among other natural wonders such as the Svartifoss waterfall and Vatnajokull National Park.

Best for: Setting & Views, Wildlife & Nature, Walking & Trekking, Off the Beaten Track

Hotel Vik I Myrdal

Location: Southern & Eastern Iceland | Iceland

A stylish, modern hotel on Iceland’s mid-southern coast, Icelandair Hotel Vik is a comfortable base from which to explore the famous volcanic landscapes of Vik. Not to be missed are the black sand beach, the volcanic rock formations of the Reynisdrangar Pillars, and the stunning Skogafoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls. Back at the hotel, you’ll find a comfortable night’s sleep and fantastic gourmet cuisine at the Berg Restaurant..

Best for: Beach, Setting & Views, Wildlife & Nature, Walking & Trekking

Volcano Huts

Location: Southern & Eastern Iceland | Iceland

If you’re looking for an adventure in the Icelandic countryside without compromising completely on comfort, Volcano Huts offers an ideal base for some of the finest hiking in the country, against a dramatic backdrop of mountains and volcanoes. You’ll stay in comfortable cabins or glamorous tents, refuel with comforting Icelandic food, and laze in the sauna and geothermal pool.

Best for: Setting & Views, Wildlife & Nature, Walking & Trekking, Rustic

Skalakot Manor

Location: Southern & Eastern Iceland | Iceland

Skalakot Manor is a boutique farmhouse hotel in a rural area of southern Iceland. Horses have been bred here for generations, and this is a great place to saddle up whether you’re a seasoned rider or a complete beginner - the stunning volcanic landscapes of Iceland’s countryside wait to be explored, with hiking and fishing also on offer. At the end of a day’s adventures, come home to comforting country cuisine and luxurious manor house-style accommodation in the lovely farmhouse.

Best for: Landscapes & Scenery, Off the Beaten Track, Riding, Walking & Trekking

Hotel Aldan

Location: Southern & Eastern Iceland | Iceland

Housed in restored buildings dating back to the 19th century, Hotel Aldan combines the atmosphere of a traditional Icelandic home with fantastic modern cuisine and a great location overlooking Fjardara River in the charming town of Seydisfjordur. The hotel is a fantastic base for trips out onto the fjord, hiking in the surrounding countryside, and enjoying the friendly and bohemian atmosphere of this Eastfjords town.

Best for: Peace & Quiet, Off the Beaten Track, Setting & Views, Guesthouse or Inn


Location: Southern & Eastern Iceland | Iceland

Silfurberg is an intimate, boutique retreat in a beautiful farm setting in Breiðdalur Valley in east Iceland. It is sleek and stylish, with elegant Icelandic design touches and plenty of character, and is owned and run by a couple who moved from the city to seek the peace and quiet which pervades the hotel.  

Best for: Setting & Views, Peace & Quiet, Boutique Hotel, Wildlife & Nature


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