The South Central Guesthouse is a spacious, budget hotel in south Iceland, in the shadow of Hekla volcano. Travellers seeking something affordable, welcoming and surrounded by natural beauty will find it to be a fantastic escape.
Location & Nearby
The South Central Guesthouse is just a short drive from the Ring Road that encircles Iceland, but far enough that it has a wonderful sense of seclusion amongst the rural bliss of the countryside. It overlooks a river, the dramatic volcano of Hekla, and some beautiful mountains, and thus hiking is very popular in the area.
The main sightseeing routes of Iceland’s south-east are within easy driving distance of the South Central Guesthouse. In forty minutes, you can reach the geyser of Strokkur, one of the sites of the Golden Circle, from which you can connect to Gullfoss waterfall and Thingvellir National Park. Travelling 50 minutes in the other direction, and you will come to Seljalandsfoss waterfall, from which you can begin to sightsee the diverse attractions of the South Coast.
Facilities & Amenities
The South Central Guesthouse has a welcoming ambience, blending a traditional log cabin style with modern touches. Travellers can either choose to book beds in the six-bed dormitories or double/twin rooms for more privacy. The communal kitchen is bright and social, with plenty of space for everyone. The bathrooms, which have showers and hairdryers, are also shared and regularly maintained.
The South Central Guesthouse also boasts a hot tub in the garden that guests are welcome to enjoy. Furthermore, Wifi is available throughout the building.
Why Choose the South Central Guesthouse?
The South Central Guesthouse is a fantastic choice for guests to Iceland who want to immerse themselves in the landscapes of Iceland without breaking the bank. Check availability for an affordable, cosy stay near the Golden Circle.