Hotel Katla is a 103-room hotel owned and managed by Keahotels, one of Iceland’s largest hotel chains. This hotel is perfect for families and individuals look accommodations with key amenities and a location close to some of Iceland’s finest natural treasures.
Location & Nearby
Hotel Katla is located on Hofdabrekka Road, about 3.1 miles (5 kilometers) from Vik i Myrdal. It’s also about 119 miles (192 kilometers) from Reykjavik, the country’s capital.
Situated on the South Coast of Iceland, Hotel Katla is close to different notable attractions. Firstly, there’s Reynisfjall, a tuff mountain about 4.72 miles (7.6 kilometers) from Katla.
Reynisfjall has a peak that towers Reynisfjara and Reynisdrangar. Reynisfjara is a black sand beach and is regarded as one of the most beautiful stretches in any non-tropical coastline in the world.
Meanwhile, Reynisdrangar features two basalt sea stacks that used to be part of Reynisfjall. Interestingly, these sea stacks were believed to be the petrified remains of two trolls.
Also near Hotel Katla is Loftsalahellir cave, about 12.7 miles (20.4 kilometers). The cave offers impressive views of the Dyrholaey peninsula and Reynisfjara beach. The Loftsalahellir cave is made of tuff rocks covered with moss.
You can also visit Katla Geopark, about 26.9 miles (43.3 kilometers) away. Katla Geopark is the first of its kind to be designated by UNESCO and the European Geoparks Network in Iceland.
The park was built to promote sustainable development in the area. Moreover, the park aims to protect the natural environment surrounding the Katla volcano.
Another key attraction is Skogafoss waterfall, 24.3 miles (39.1 kilometers) from Katla Hotel. Skogafoss is one of Iceland’s biggest waterfalls, with a drop of 197 feet (60 meters) and a width of 82 feet (25 meters).
Another waterfall you shouldn’t miss is Seljalandsfoss. Located 41.5 miles (66.5 kilometers) from the hotel, Seljalandsfoss is one of the few waterfalls in the world that can be circled. It also has a drop of 200 feet (60 meters) and is surrounded by impressive natural features.
Facilities & Amenities
Hotel Katla offers different room types to choose from. Each room type comes with a unique design and amenities.
A Standard Room sports a Scandinavian summer house design, evoking a cozy and country charm. The room can accommodate up to two adults and has outdoor hot tub access.
Meanwhile, the Standard Room Plus features a bigger bed, a geothermal hot pool, and gym access. Both the Standard and Standard Plus rooms offer access to a sauna.
If you want a little more space for two adults, a Superior Room will give you that. It also provides access to an outdoor hot tub and sauna.
The Junior Suite is your best bet if you’re looking for more spacious options. A Junior Suite measures an average of 42 square meters and comes with spacious proportions.
It also offers access to an outdoor bathtub and has large windows, allowing you to enjoy overlooking views of the beautiful landscape. Lastly, the Superior Triple Room offers set-up for three adults using three single beds or a single and double-bed combination.
All the rooms at Katla come with all the essential amenities you want in a hotel. You get free Wi-Fi, a coffee and tea set, a walk-in shower, and an En-suite bathroom, to name a few.
You can also enjoy good food in Katla’s restaurant. They serve delicious buffets complete with side dishes and desserts.
There’s also a fitness center and an outdoor hot tub and sauna if you wish to relax after working out.
Why Choose Hotel Katla?
Booking a room in Hotel Katla gives you comfort and accessibility. You’ll get everything you need for a hassle-free stay in a location strategically close to various attractions in the area.
Don’t miss this chance to enjoy great accommodation on your visit to Iceland. Check availability now by choosing a date.