Press Room - Hotel Rangá - Luxury Hotel in South Iceland


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General Information

Hotel Rangá is a luxury countryside hotel and the only four star resort in South Iceland. The hotel is located between the villages of Hella and Hvolsvöllur, situated just off the main road in the midst of South Iceland’s Panoramic Scenery. Hotel Rangá’s Property includes stunning picturesque views of Eystri Rangá the salmon river, the famous volcano Mt. Hekla, several glaciers and the Westman Islands. It’s an ideal location – only an hour’s drive from the capital – and give you a real taste of Iceland. Hotel Rangá offers an optimal atmosphere to meet every traveler’s needs, whether one is seeking relaxation, pleasure, adventure or business.

Green northern lights in a dark night sky above Hotel Rangá in south Iceland.
Hotel Rangá is an amazing location to see the northern lights. Photo by Brent Darby.
Rotating seating area in Hotel Rangá's Icelandic Suite.
The Icelandic Suite features a unique rotating seating area. Photo by Hallur Karlsson.
Accolades From Around
the World


Hotel Rangá has been recognized by multiple publications and organizations since its opening. 

We have received the Travellers´ Choice Award from Tripadvisor for ten years in a row, and we also joined TripAdvisor´s Hall of Fame in 2018. U.S. News & World ranked us in top 3% in Europe.  Furthermore, we have been consistently recognized by the Condé Nast Traveler Readers Choice awards as one of top 20 hotels in Europe as well as being Iceland´s Leading resort by the World Travel Awards three years in a row. Travel and Leisure Worlds Best Readers Choice Awards has named Iceland as No.1 Best Resort Hotel in Iceland and Best 500 Hotels in the World. 

What Our Guests Had to Say About Their Stay


Real-time reviews from Google, Facebook, and TripAdvisor

Breakfast in bed in Hotel Rangá's Icelandic Suite.
Breakfast in bed in the Icelandic Suite. Photo by Brent Darby.
Rooms of Every Size to Suit
any Group

Room Type & Sizes

Hótel Rangá was built in 1999. The last upgrade and renovation was in 2019, and the hotel presently has 51 luxuriously decorated rooms and suites.














Other facilities

Out door hot tubs


Game Room

Massasge Room

Press Coverage From Journalists Worldwide

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The outside of Hotel Rangá luxury hotel in south Iceland.
Hotel Rangá is located in the countryside in south Iceland. Photo by Hallur Karlsson.
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Our Social Media

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Hotel Rangá

Suðurlandsvegi 851 Hella

Tel: +354 487 5700

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