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ION luxury hotel showcases the best of Iceland with breathtaking views and unique architecture

By Matt Eliason

  • Icelandic luxury Located just 40 minutes outside of Reykjavik, close to lake Þingvallavatn, the ION Adventure Hotel looks like a picture out of a fairytale with amazing views of the Icelandic countryside. Photo courtesy of ION Iceland

The ION Luxury Adventure Hotel is situated at the base of Mount Hengill, on the outer rim of Þingvellir National Park in South Iceland. Standard rooms go for around 37.200 ISK ($313.00) per night with Deluxe rooms available for around 46.600 ISK ($393.00) per night.

Star-Gazing The ION Hotel is the perfect place to go if you like looking at the stars and the Northern lights are also visible during the winter months from September - April. Photo courtesy of ION Iceland

However, the ION Adventure Hotel is not just about the view, there are plenty of day-time activities to choose from including horse riding, fishing, kayaking, 4×4 adventures, white water rafting, glacier tours, natural hot springs, hiking, snorkeling and diving. You can also hit the hotel spa, which offers a relaxing way to get away from the stresses of everyday life.

After all the day-time adventures, you can enjoy a delicious dinner-time meal at the Silfra Restaurant located in the hotel. The chef's serve authentic Icelandic food including a wide variety of fish and meats that were raised at local Icelandic farms. For a night-cap, you can hit the Northern Lights Bar for a taste testing session of Iceland's domestic brews and liquors. To book your trip at ION Adventure Hotel click through to their website.

Pool-side chillin' The ION Hotel's roof-covered pool lets you enjoy the water regardless of the weather outside.

 

Room for the night Standard rooms, like this one, go for 37200 Icelandic Krona per night - around $313.

 

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