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The Highland Center Hrauneyjar

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Sprengisandur, Hella 851 Iceland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A basic, sterile hotel near an area of extreme natural beauty. The rude manager annoyed us whilst checking in, so we decided to stay on one of the nearby campsites instead. It was very beautiful at Landmannalaugar (pictured): never been happier with a decision. Avoid...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked sleeping bag accommodation so I was neither needing nor expecting much. I got a room with an unmade bed in it and it met my needs. Dinner was excellent and the restaurant staff was fantastic. I had a garlic burger and possibly the best...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Ok, if we had paid $130/night or MAYBE even $230, I might be willing to give the Hotel Highland a 3 star review -- after all, the apartment was clean, very basic and tolerable. But for a family of 4, we were charged $430/night for...More

2  Thank Oshmommy
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We stayed in the Highland Hotel which is 1KM up the road from the Hrauneyar Highland Center. It is owned by the same people as the Hrauneyar highland center but supposed to be the quieter, slightly more comfortable option. Our apartment was very spacious: it...More

1  Thank cassreyk
Reviewed 11 August 2018

The Fjallabak National Park was the highlight of our visit to south Iceland. If you enjoy beautiful landscapes it is sensational. If you don't want to camp at Landmannalaugur then the Highland Center is conveniently located about an hour's scenic drive away (note you need...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair access
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Sauna
Details
Price range
US$149 - US$175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$149 - US$175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room & Suite (69)
Dining (47)
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Lrayo
16 August 2018|
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Response from Robert_Handelsmann | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lrayo, Assuming that you are travelling from the South, you do not need a 4-wheel drive to get to the Highland Center. However, it is highly advisable, if you continue to the Vatnajökull National Park. We saw a few... More
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Kai P
12 October 2015|
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Response from hrammur | Property representative |
Hi, yes there are lot of nice hikes close by. Please send us an email hrauneyjar@hrauneyjar.is and then we will send you more information. Best regards from Hrauneyjar
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JonathanG1071
17 September 2015|
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Response from hrammur | Property representative |
Hi, the restaurant is open until 22:00. Best regards from Hotel Rangá
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Room Tips
"The Highland Hotel apartment was very quiet; it is not in the same building as the Highland center"
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"Find another hotel!"
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"Not sure, there are many ground floor rooms"
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"check out the sauna"
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