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Hotel Eldhestar

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Hotel Eldhestar is a cozy country hotel with a luxurious, comfortable atmosphere, located in the heart of Iceland´s south-western countryside, only 45 km from Reykjavik. 

The hotel features 36 spacious double or twin rooms and one family room accommodating five guests, all with private facilities and with a door to the garden. Some rooms can accommodate three guests and 2 rooms are wheelchair accessible. The hotel has a light-filled restaurant that seats up to 120 people with part of it suited as conference room, a bar, a cozy lounge area with an open fireplace and hot tubs.

The hotel´s interior is inspired by the colors and materials found in Icelandic nature, genuine craftsmanship and old traditions. It was built in accordance with ecological guidelines and is the first lodging in Iceland to be awarded the Nordic Swan Ecolabel. 

Hotel Eldhestar is ideally situated for sightseeing and activities in South Iceland, both for self-drivers as well as for those who prefer guided tours.

Eldhestar horse rental was founded in 1986 with the purpose of offering riding tours in the fascinating nature surrounding volcano Hengill. Today, Eldhestar offers horse riding tours from 1 hour to 7 days, with day tours through scenic landscape nearby, suited for riders of all levels. The area around volcano Hengill with its beautiful valleys, hot springs and the chance to bathe in natural warm water is the origin of our name: Volcano Horses or Eldhestar in Icelandic.

Please contact the booking and price list.

• 36 well-equipped double or twin room with private facilities.

• Spacious family room with five beds and private bathroom.

• Part of the rooms are wheelchair accessible.

• 10 rooms equippid with comfortable sofa-bed for use as triple rooms.  

• High-quality beds from "Hästens" which have been awarded the Nordic Ecolabel Swan.

• Breakfast included.

• Television in all rooms.

• Door to the outside area en in each room.

• Free internet connection at the hotel.

• Hot tubs.

• Bar and cozy lounge with fireplace.

• Restaurant for up to 120 people.

• Conference and meeting room for 40-65 people.

Opening hours: All year (closed 24-26 and 31 December and 1 January)

Eldhestar are 2021 Travellers’ Choice – Tripadvisor.

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