The Hraunsnef Country Hotel is an Old Norse themed hotel deep in the landscapes of west Iceland. With free WiFi, an outdoor hot tub and plenty of nearby attractions, Hraunsnef provides a great escape to travellers on Iceland’s Ring Road.
Location & Nearby
The Hraunsnef Country Hotel is located 109 km north of Reykjavik along Route 1; it is surrounded by the rural bliss that defines the landscapes of west Iceland. In its immediate vicinity are hidden gems such as Glanni waterfall, Lake Hredarvatn, and the oasis of Paradise Hollow, which most travellers overlook on their holiday.
By travelling slightly further afield, you will also find it is central to some of the west’s most famous features. The highest-flowing hot spring in Europe, Deildartunghver, and its adjacent geothermal spa of Krauma, can be found just an hour’s drive away. The twin waterfalls of Barnafoss and Hraunfossar, meanwhile, can be reached in just 40 minutes.
The Hraunsnef Country House is also a great location from which to spend a day exploring the magnificent Snaefellsnes Peninsula.
Facilities & Amenities
The double and twin rooms at the Hraunsnef Country Hotel have their own TV, electric kettle and wifi, although their charm comes from the fact that each is tastefully styled after one of the Old Norse Goddesses. Even the robe and slippers you’ll be provided with will fit into this theme.
To immerse yourself even further into traditional Icelandic culture, there is a farm on-site where you can meet, feed and admire a range of animals and get a taste of local life in the country. Furthermore, all guests are welcome to enjoy the geothermally heated tub outside the hotel, from which you have a beautiful perspective over your surroundings. Hraunsnef also boasts an esteemed restaurant that provides delicious dinners throughout the year, and lunches in summer too.
Why Choose Hraunsnef?
Hraunsnef is a fantastic place to stay for those who want to escape the urban jungle, and position themselves in a great location from which to explore the cultural and natural attractions of west Iceland. It is also a fantastic stop for those embarking on a slow-paced Ring Road adventure or a journey to the country’s volcanic north. Immerse yourself in rural bliss by booking now.