Hotel Rangá’s Royal Suite offers visitors a luxury experience in south Iceland. What’s more, the room has exquisite views of the striking Eyjafjallajökull volcano and the lovely Rangá river. In spring, guests may also open the doors to find red-necked phalaropes and grey phalaropes swimming on the small pond close by.
Relax in the tub
“We decided to make it pretty big, around 74 m2, and in a style similar to the hotel’s at the time,” says hotelier Friðrik Pálsson. The room has quite a high ceiling due to the suggestion of the hotel’s electrician. His suggestion was to hide a girder with a curved surface. “We have a bathtub out in the middle of the room, a beautiful Jacuzzi, and then French doors in front of it to the East.”
The room is decorated with artworks from many of Hotel Rangá’s favorite Icelandic artists. What’s more, it is furnished with beautiful pieces from the US and Canada. There’s an especially inviting king size bed and two sofa beds, so it’s not unusual for groups or families of up to six people to stay in the room.
Luxury at Hotel Rangá: Two showers
The suite’s bathroom also boasts two showers. These often become a topic of conversation. For example, not long after the suite opened, Friðrik got a visit from a travel agent and his wife. “I was showing them the suite and when the travel agent saw the showers. He said they were a marvelous idea,” Friðrik says.
“It’s brilliant having them side by side,” the travel agent said. “I always take turns making the shower hot and cold in the morning. This way, I could just go between the two.” Then, Friðrik says, the travel agent’s wife looked sweetly at her husband and said: “You’ve always been so romantic darling.”
To go on a virtual visit to our Royal Suite go to the Master Suite Page.