Highland Base Lodges

The ultimate Highland Base accommodations. With a sunken lounge area and deep picture windows revealing remarkable views of Kerlingarfjöll, each lodge is a lavish staging ground for highland adventuring.

Built for comfort

A welcoming refuge

Designed for two or four people, these private structures bring extreme comfort and festive coziness.

Nourishing & relaxing


Enjoy our complimentary enhancements: Buffet breakfast, high speed Wi-Fi, welcome drink, storytelling and stargazing (winter only), and the Highland Base Baths (opening this winter).

Choose from two types

Discover the heights of highland hospitality.


  • Size: 44 m²

  • Independent unit *

  • Private entrance

  • Bed type: 1 double bed

  • Max occupancy: 2 guests

* Two lodges (including one with a sofa bed) are connected and can be combined for an 88 m² grand lodge suitable for families.

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Lodges with sofa bed

  • Size: 44 m²

  • Independent unit *

  • Private entrance

  • Bed type: 1 double bed / 1 sofa bed

  • Max occupancy: 4 guests (2 adults / 2 children)

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All Lodges

  • Lounge area

  • Private bathroom with shower

  • Large window with a view

  • Hairdryer, towels,

  • Shower gel, shampoo, conditioner, hand lotion, hand soap

  • Coffee/tea facilities

  • Minibar with selection of soft drinks, beer & snacks

  • Board games and books

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Heat from the earth

Highland Base Baths

Immerse yourself in geothermal warmth as you marvel at the breathtaking mountainscape. Opening in 2024.


Bistro Comfort Food

Highland Base Restaurant

Hearty cooking. Alpine-style seating. Amazing views. Whether you’re enjoying a complimentary buffet breakfast or a dinnertime feast, our restaurant will keep you cozy and fueled up for your next adventure.


Wonders of the universe


Explore the heavens with our high-powered telescope. Gaze on the cosmos from a place beyond the reach of light pollution. Witness an awe-inspiring canvas of northern lights, planets, stars, nebulae, and galaxies. A hypnotic feast for the eyes. An astrophotographer’s dream.

Stargazing is a hotel inclusion offered on clear nights from October to April at 21:00. A guide will be ready to assist you.

Tales from the extremes

Storytelling & welcome drink

Bring your thirst for knowledge to the lounge. Enjoy a free drink as our storyteller takes you on a 20-minute journey covering the history and geology of Kerlingarfjöll. Learn about the mountain range and the first mountaineers who conquered its summits in the 1940s. Discover the evolution of shelter in this extreme frontier—from the first cabin to the ski school to the birth of Highland Base.

Offered nightly from November to May at 17:00 in the lounge, storytelling with a welcome drink is an inclusion offered to guests of the hotel, lodges, and hostel.