Hella is a small town that’s located in southern Iceland, on the shores of the River Ytri-Rangá. It is a small town with only 781 inhabitants but is an important regional centre for the area. The town’s economy mainly consists of industry, commerce and services, but the tourism sector is ever-growing. The River Ytri-Ranga is one of the most well-known rivers in the area and Hella is located on its eastern bank.
The town also has sightseeing tours, horseback riding, dog sledge tours, fishing, and excellent lodging. It’s located near Hekla, which is an active volcano, and as such is an area of geothermal activity. If you are planning a trip to Hella, take a look at this list of top Airbnb vacation rentals so you have somewhere lovely to stay to match the superb scenery.
1. Cosy, private cabin (from USD 164)
This is a great place to stay for tourists visiting Hella, Iceland. The cottage space is spread across 30 square meters (322.9 square feet) and has a private bathroom and a private shower room. There is a double-sized sofa bed and a queen-sized bed in the cottage, so a maximum of four individuals can stay here. There is free parking outside the cottage.
This is an ideal place for resting and enjoying the beauty of the nature of Hella and there are many beautiful places nearby. Among the amenities in the cabin, there is air conditioning, room-essentials, heating, room darkening shades, and room safety features.
Cosy river cottageHella, Capital Region, IcelandSuperhost
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:comfortable beds and all basic amenitiescomfortable beds hot shower coffee and a kitchen with microwave hot plate and coffee makerplease keep in mind that they don’t have wi-fithis cabin was very cute and cozy with plenty of windows and a lovely deck and patioplease make sure you’re ok with no wi-fi
Cleanliness:very clean and cozy cabinthe house was clean and cozyit was very cleanit was clean and super cozyvery clean and nearly organized
Host:kind host happy to helpthe host is very friendly and niceasta is a nice hostwarm welcome by the hostshe was quick with communication and gave helpful directionsRead more reviews
Location:the cabin is located at a very beautiful place near a river bankthe house is located in a lovely placethe location was perfect right outside townquaint and in a wonderful location just outside of town but close enough to everything by careverything was perfect nice location cozy place
2. Double room in a private room (from USD 86)
This rental is for a private room in a home that is clean and well maintained. Ideal for couples, it is located close to popular restaurants and eateries. The room is small but has a double bed and guests have access to a tidy bathroom and a kitchen. The common area has a sofa and the rental also comes with household essentials, heating, Wi-Fi, a TV, and free parking on the premises.
Latina (habitacion con 2 camas separadas)Hella, South, Iceland
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:we also had breakfast included which was very nicethe bedroom itself is quite small but with the most comfortable bed you can imaginethe beds and comfy and she provides a light breakfast in the morning to enjoythe stay was very comfortable all aroundbeautiful home with a stocked kitchen
Cleanliness:the house was clean and comfortableclean and nice breakfastroom was very clean albeit a bit smallthe room was very clean and tidythe house is very clean and spacious
Host:veronica was the perfect hostveronica was a superb hostthe host is very niceveronica was such a gracious hostveronica was very kind and nice hostRead more reviews
Location:check in instructions and location were cleargreat place to stay good locationwell stacked kitchen perfect breakfast great location fresh and cleangood breakfast quiet residential areagreat place and very well situated for travels on the eastern side of iceland
3. Brekkan apartment (from USD 189)
This entire apartment is charming and cosy and ideally suited for tourists visiting Hella. The home is sparkling clean and well equipped with all essentials. There is a separate double bedroom, as well as a sofa bed and a travel baby cot, if needed, so the rental can accommodate up to four guests. Amenities include air conditioning, kitchen essentials, heating, a washer, TV, laptop-friendly workspace, Wi-Fi, free parking on the premises, and various safety features, including fire extinguishers. Smoking is prohibited in the house.
Brekkan - a very charming and cozy apartmentHella, Iceland
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:2 seperate beds and a fold-out bed which worked good and slept nicelots of spices good coffee and teas very nice beds linens plenty of towelsbeds were very comfortable and the space was cozy but worked fine for a family of 4the apartment has lots of homey details a nice yard for those rowdy kids while you cook dinnergood tv netflix and all which was great for the kids
Cleanliness:clean with homey comfortsvery warm clean and tidyspacious clean apartment in hellait was clean and tidy and everything we needed was therevery nice place cosy clean and well equiped
Host:great host and very nice appartmentnarfi was very responsive with all of our questions and the hospitality was superbnarfi is a great host thank you recommend to everyonenarfi the host was always on hand to help and the beds and decor was very niceeasy to find with the information from the ownerRead more reviews
Location:close to gas station and super marketgreat location and easy checkinit was a good location from our excursions and a cute little town to stay inthis house is at a very good locationapartment was easy to navigate to and location was prime
4. Brand-new, modern house
This rental features self-check-in and is renowned for its cleanliness. It has two bedrooms and is located within close proximity to supermarkets, bus stands, swimming pools, as well as restaurants. Amenities include a dryer, TV, room essentials, heating, and a laptop-friendly workspace. Smoking is prohibited in this rental property.
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:large patio and nice kitchenthe beds were very comfortable including the sofa bedwe appreciated all of the amenities especially the laundry roomwifi service was excellent and there was a tv with 1-2 english language channelswe had a lovely stay at petur’s very modern apartment
Cleanliness:very clean and beautifulvery clean and well equippedvery clean comfortable and nicenice and clean with good bedsit was very clean and easy accessible
Host:pétur was a fantastic hostgreat host thank you so muchpetur was an outstanding hostpetur was a very responsive host and we enjoyed staying at his apartmentbesides petur is a great host who answers our queries promptlyRead more reviews
Location:location was convenient and easy to findthe location is really good for northern lighta wonderful stay and a great locationwe were within a three minute walk to a great restaurantgreat place to stay it's centrally located in between reykjavik and most attractions
Escape to Hella
Hella, Iceland, is an ideal place to relax your mind. Pack your bags and stay in one of these top Airbnb vacation rentals during your visit to Hella.
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