from EUR 211.-


Less than an hour’s drive from the hustle and bustle of Reykjavík and set against a backdrop of majestic mountainous lava fields, ION Luxury Adventure Hotel is an unforgettable experience.

Whether you are seeking a quiet, soulful soak beneath the Northern Lights or a challenging trek across an ancient glacier – at ION Luxury Adventure Hotel, these are only a wish away.

ION’s location by the “Golden Circle” route makes it the perfect base from which to explore Iceland’s rich heritage, hardy flora and fauna, and myriad opportunities for extreme adventure. Close to Thingvellir National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), ION provides easy access to all the essential attractions of “the land of fire and ice”.



ION takes good care of you upon your return after a day of adventures. Our luxurious rooms, the exquisite Silfra Restaurant, the award-winning Northern Lights bar, the magical Lava Spa, where you can experience a true relaxation, as well as the magnificent landscape that stretches out to the horizon wherever you look provides calm and good service so you can recharge, reflect and rejoice.

ION Luxury Adventure Hotel represents everything that Iceland stands for including purity, eco-friendly design, hot springs, landscape, volcano, lava, moss, local cuisine, music, architecture, art and unspoiled nature.

Inspired by the environmental surroundings, Ion incorporates innovative materials, sustainable practices, and the natural features of Iceland into its design and practices. Ion is surrounded by hot springs, which provide geothermal hot water and energy to the hotel´s natural hot pool.  The prefabricated, panelized building system exceeds environmentally safe building standards that merge with the lava and moss covered ground. Lava, and reused wood, Icelandic wool and other natural materials are used extensively in furniture throughout the hotel. The organic room amenities are made from Icelandic herbs. Everything from bed linen to the restaurant´s food is organic and fair-trade purchase. Tables and chairs are built from recycled materials. Lights are made of lava and found-wood. Hand sinks are made from recycled tires and hand made Icelandic wool sweaters are sold in the hotel´s gift store.

ION is located some 35km from the capital Reykjavik next to Iceland´s UNESCO listed national park Thingvellir. The hotel is surrounded by hot springs, fresh water lake, lava, moss and volcano.

The motto for ION is “Where everything meets nothing” and this reflects the activity in the area where the North American and Euro-Asian plateau drift apart. This power is reflected in the hotels choice of services and adventurous activities in the area.

ION’s restaurant Silfra embodies the local flavor and spirit of Iceland. The menu focuses on contemporary native fare with an emphasis on sustainable, farm fresh ingredients. Silfra is proud to serve modern nordic cuisine with purity, freshness, simplicity and ethics as a guiding light to represent a huge part of what this part of the world has to offer among other.

Each ION private room boasts fair-trade organic linen, and incredible views. Each private bath is environmentally responsible with water saving shower systems. The beds are king-size, hypo allergenic and supremely comfortable.

ION’s Lava Spa seamlessly connects its interior to the outdoors through a series of textural transitions designed to help guests peel away from urban stress: From the entry way, through naturally adorned treatment areas out onto the stone deck of a lovely 10 meter hot tub that continually flows like a river.

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«The scenic setting and magical Northern Lights - and the deep connection to unspoiled nature.»



42 rooms, restaurant & bar, spa, conference facilities, gym



LAVA SPA is the perfect place to relax, recharge & balance your body after an adventurous day. Before or after a treatment take the time to enjoy the peaceful relaxation room or the warm sauna, both with windows from floors to sealing to make sure you’ll have the view to experience the peace and power from the variety of the volcanic area and nature. To truly experience the peace and power of Lava Spa do not leave before you take a time to relax in the outdoor Natural hot pool. Where you experience your self as a part of the nature around you. Floating in the water surface or sitting in the natural and constantly changing water, like a river, that truly lifts your spirit.

Hotel guests in deluxe rooms have free access to the spa including 100% cotton bathrobe and slippers.

For other hotel guests the entrance fee is 1200 ISK.

  • Ion Heal – Icelandic nature and its healing power brings enlightenment to body and spirit.
  • Ion Calm – In harmony with nature, sense tranquility and peacefulness.
  • Ion Glow Facial – Sense the nature and enjoy a glowing skin, relaxed body and enlightened spirit.
  • Ion Pure Facial – True Icelandic nature gives pure, soft and balanced skin.
  • Ion Earth – With nature´s warmth and its healing energy, enjoy light, soft and rejuvenated feet.
  • Ion Air – With nature´s warmth and it´s healing energy, enjoy light, soft and rejuvenated hands.


Adventurous visitors can truly experience southwestern Iceland’s remarkable ever changing natural beauty by choosing from a wide range of activities – year-round, from the extreme to the sublime. This region offers opportunities for hot springs picnics, ice climbing, horseback riding, bird watching, stargazing, diving or snorkeling, caving, white-water rafting, snowmobile safaris, jeep tours, glacier walks, fly fishing for trout and arctic char and more.


The hotel’s location to the “Golden Circle“ route makes ION the perfect base from which to explore Iceland’s rich heritage, diverse flora and fauna and opportunities for extreme adventure. Adjacent to fiingvellir National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) and Thingvallavatn (the largest lake in Iceland), ION provides easy access to all the essential attractions in “the land of fire and ice”. Guests can enjoy Hengill volcanic area, Nesjavellir Geothermal Power Station, the river Öxará, Gullfoss waterfall, the hot springs area of Geysir, the Keri crater and many other natural wonders; just to name a few.

ION Luxury Adventure Hotel
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