Hotels in Hveragerdi

Hotels & Accommodation in Hveragerdi

Find your place to stay in the unique geothermal town of Hveragerdi. Surrounded by hot springs and greenhouses, it makes for the perfect base to explore the south coast of Iceland.

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Why stay in Hveragerdi?

Hveragerdi offers visitors a unique and memorable stay in Iceland's picturesque countryside. With its beautiful landscapes, geothermal hot springs, and friendly local community, this charming town provides an authentic Icelandic experience away from the hustle and bustle of the city while being a 40 minute drive away from central Reykjavik.

Begin your day with a stroll through the town center, where you'll find charming cafes and stores. Delve into the region's geothermal history at the Hveragerdi Earthquake Center, and witness the power of geysers at the Geothermal Park. Embark on a hike through the breathtaking Reykjadalur Valley, where you can relax in the natural hot springs and take in the surrounding landscapes. Adventure seekers may also choose to explore the area by horseback, while avid golfers can tee off at the picturesque Hveragerdi Golf Course.

When you return from your day's adventures, unwind in one of Hveragerdi's cozy accommodations, from welcoming hotels, guesthouses, and modern apartments. Enjoy the local restaurants, or try your hand at preparing a meal in your well-equipped kitchen. A stay in a Hveragerdi promises relaxation and memorable experiences amidst breathtaking landscapes.

Frequently asked questions

What is the best hotel in Hveragerdi?

The best hotel in Hveragerdi is the newly-opened GreenHouse Hotel which has a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from over 120 travelers. This unique hotel makes the most of the geothermal energy and hot springs in Hveragerdi, with hot tubs and geothermal pools available for guests. There is also a food hall with various restaurants in the GreenHouse, as well as local artisan shops.

What is the best guesthouse in Hveragerdi?

The best guesthouse for your stay in Hveragerdi is the cozy Skyr Guesthouse, which has been rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by over 70 guests. It's located in central Hveragerdi and is within walking distance of many of the town's attractions, restaurants, and cafés. They also offer wedding services if you're thinking of celebrating your special day in Iceland!

What is the best holiday apartment in Hveragerdi?

A great place for your stay in Hveragerdi is the Inni Boutique Apartment, which over 50 travelers have given 4.9 out of 5 stars. It's located in the center of Hveragerdi and can host two people, so it's especially good for couples. Guests have access to fully equipped kitchens, private bathrooms, laundry facilities, and a private terrace. You'll also be able to enjoy access to a hot tub and a sauna!

Will I find a cheap accommodation for a budget traveler in Hveragerdi?

Hotels in Hveragerdi can be an attractive alternative to hotels in Reykjavik due to the availability of some more budget-friendly alternatives. A great affordable option for your stay is the Reykjadalur Guesthouse which has a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from over 90 visitors. A night can cost around 140 USD and up. Keep in mind that prices will fluctuate depending on what month you are coming, as the prices usually are higher during the summer and in December, so make sure to book in advance.

What attractions are near my hotel in Hveragerdi?

Hveragerdi is primarily known for its geothermal energy. You can admire the geothermal energy from most places in the town, as the steam rising from the ground in the grassy mountainsides is hard to miss. We recommend exploring the surrounding hot springs on horseback, with a 3-hour horse riding tour.

Among the most famous places are the geothermal park named Hveragardurinn, Hveragerdi Stone and Mineral Museum, Ingolfsfjall mountain, and Hromundartindur peak. You can also explore the beautiful Reykjadalur hot spring valley with its thermal river, which you can bathe in during this 4-hour Reykjadalur hiking tour.

A 15-minute drive away from Hveragerdi, you will find the Raufarholshellir Lava Tunnel, which was formed in a volcanic eruption over 5200 years ago! You can explore the beautiful lava tubes in this family-friendly 1-hour Raufarholshellir caving tour.

Are there hotels and accommodations with geothermal pools in Hveragerdi?

Yes, because of the abundance of geothermal activity in the area, there are many hotels and guesthouses to choose from that offer access to swimming pools and hot tubs. A popular option is the Frost and Fire Hotel, which has a geothermal swimming pool, hot tubs, and a Nordic-style sauna! It has a 4.4 out of 5 stars rating from over 350 visitors and is located along the beautiful Varma river.

How far is Hveragerdi from Reykjavik?

The town of Hveragerdi is located in the south of Iceland, around 30 miles (45 kilometers) from Iceland's capital, Reykjavik. The drive takes around 40 minutes. Hveragerdi is known for its high geothermal activity, making it an attractive place to visit among travelers. Here you will find a variety of hotels and guesthouses to choose from. The best way to get there and explore the surrounding area is with a rental car, but you can also travel there by bus.

What part of Hveragerdi should I stay in?

The best part to stay in Hveragerdi is in the charming town center, where you enter the town from the roundabout on Route 1. There you will find a wealth of different restaurants to choose from, a supermarket, a gas station as well as flower shops for which the town is famous.

How to get from my hotel in Hveragerdi to Reykjadalur Hot Springs?

The parking lot and starting point for the Reykjadalur hot spring river trail are 2 miles (3.5 kilometers) from central Hveragerdi. You can go there by car in a few minutes or by foot in about 40 minutes.

Does Hveragerdi offer the opportunity to taste local cuisine, including lava bread?

Yes, Hveragerdi is a good place to become familiar with Icelandic cuisine. Lava bread has a unique dark color, is baked in hot soil, and temperature is maintained by geothermal energy. If you want to try this delicacy, you'll find places in Hveragerdi that offer it, like the Geothermal park.

Are there any local festivals in Hveragerdi?

The most popular event is the annual Hveragerdi Blooming Festival (Blómstrandi Dagar), which is usually during a weekend in August. It features various concerts, markets, exhibitions, and activities for families.
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