ION Luxury Adventure Hotel, ICELAND
|Nesjavollum vid Thingvallavatn, 801, Selfoss, South, ICELAND.|
Description: ION Luxury Adventure HotelPerched at the bottom of a hill by the lava fields of Nesjavellir, close to the Hengill Volcano and lake Þingvallavatn, ION Luxury Adventure Hotel is is set in a fabulous avant-garde structure, created to offer the finest views of the spectacular Icelandic volcanic landscape. This award winning property offers exclusive boutique accommodation and gourmet cuisine in a dramatic, secluded setting.
Although just a 45 minute drive from the centre of Reykjavík, ION Luxury Adventure Hotel could be in another world, seemingly light years away from the bustle of the city. Its quiet rural setting means that it is ideal for active holidays and romantic breaks alike, and guests at the hotel can enjoy a number of fantastic outdoor activities in the area, including visits to the Thingvellir National Park, hiking and mountaineering, horse riding and kayaking. The Silfra fissure in Lake Þingvallavatn is frequently rated as one of the finest diving sites in the world, and diving trips can also be booked from the hotel.
The Silfra Restaurant and Northern Lights Bar are located in the spectacular frontal portion of the hotel, with its towering floor to ceiling windows, offering fabulous views of the surrounding landscape. In keeping with the architecture, the restaurant serves delicious menus based on new Nordic cuisine, with the accent firmly placed on proximity and the slow food ethic. The Northern Lights bar is a delightful, cosy spot for moments of quiet relaxation with a fine selection of beers, wines and spirits. According to the weather and the season, this venue is also an ideal spot for viewing the Aurora Borealis.
Type of rooms: ION Luxury Adventure HotelStandard Double or Twin Room:
ION Luxury adventure Hotel has 21 standard rooms: 16 twin rooms, 2 double rooms and 3 single rooms. All rooms have a view of the unique Nesjavellir Geothermal Power Plant or across the lava fields towards Thingvellir National Park. Each standard room has beds that can be customized as twin or double as requested. Free Wi-Fi is included both inside the rooms and in public areas. Every room has fair-trade organic linens, hypo-allergenic beds, powerful environmentally friendly showers and soaps and lotions from Sóley Organics. Room size 20 sq m.
Deluxe Double or Twin Room:
ION Luxury adventure Hotel has 22 deluxe rooms, each carefully decorated in inimitable Icelandic style with floor to ceiling windows so that guests can fully appreciate the magnificent view of the unique Nesjavellir Geothermal Power Plant or across the lava fields towards Thingvellir National Park. Each deluxe room has beds that can be customised as twin or double as requested. The beds are hypo-allergenic and supremely comfortable. Free Wi-Fi is included both inside the rooms and in public areas. Every room has fair-trade organic linens and a large bathroom with a powerful environmentally friendly shower and soaps and lotions from Sóley Organics. Room size 21 sq m.
Additional information: ION Luxury Adventure Hotel
Transfers from Reykjavík are available on request. Charges apply.
Number of rooms: 46
Official category: 4 stars.
Languages spoken: Icelandic, English, French, Polish, Slovak, Slovenian.Smoking policy: Non-smoking property.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Maestro.
GPS Coordinates: 64° 7' 1.24'' N 21° 15' 9.91'' W
Nearest airport: Keflavík International Airport - 84,5 km.