Hotel of the week
Ion Luxury Adventure Hotel
There may be no better place to experience the land of fire and ice, said Chris Hatherill in Amuse.Vice.com Formerly the workers’ quarters for a geothermal power station, the Ion straddles two continental plates and looks out on “an otherworldly landscape of rocks, ice, steam, and sky.” Mammoth forces “tear at the very ground,” but the Ion is fortified to withstand the tremors, and its “sleek yet cozy” gathering places encourage guests to trade tales of adventures undertaken by snowmobile or helicopter. After dinner, the hot-spring-fed outdoor spa pool is hard to resist. ioniceland.is rooms from $275.