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Accommodation in Norway

The poet Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson was one of the first to sing the praises of Lofoten’s holiday pleasures, and he was a very well-travelled man, one who had seen a great deal. In Lofoten he saw more, "mirages that turn floating mountains topsy-turvy ahead of you and behind your back, while whales are at play and birds are a’shrieking."

Times have changed and the number of tourists has multi-plied since Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson visited Lofoten in 1869. The fishermen’s huts, which once were used during the Lofoten fishing season, but which have since been adapted to modern concepts of comfort, are popular amongst visitors. Whether you would like to go on "rorbu" camping, or spending the nights in a hotel or a tent - we have it.

The infrastructure is well developed, and the numerous offers at hand in Lofoten - activities, accommodation, and restaurants - indicate that a new business trend is maturing.


Knutmarka Feriesenter : Cabins (Wilderness lodge)
Knutmarka Feriesenter lies in idyllic surroundings by the Svolvær Lake, approximately 3 km from the town centre. Close proximity to mountains, sea, freshwater and unlimited areas of undisturbed country-side makes Knutmarka an excellent starting point for outdoor activities.

13 cabins with kitchenette and WC.
7 cabins with shower.
4 cabins are specially equipped for handicapped.

Main building with TV, table tennis, sauna, showers/WC. Kiosk and reception. Floating quay.

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Anker Brygge: Fisherman's cabins , Hotel
Group discount, access for wheelchairs, cafeteria, conference facilities, fish cleaning/preparation area, menu, pub, restaurant, self-catering.

Boat trips, fishing, saltwater fishing, sauna, sea fishing, can be arranged and there is a hiking area and a pier. Also available are apartments and flats.

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Nyvågar Rorbuhotell : Fisherman's cabins
There are cooking facilities, dining area, sink/hot water. Discounts are given for an adult in extra bed, children sharing parents' bed, for children and group discounts.

There is a fish/shellfish restaurant, an outside dining area and an area that caters for vegetarians. Convenience store Sports activities Bike trails

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Svinøya Rorbuer : Fisherman's cabins
Among lofty mountain peaks, genuine "rorbu" cabins, traditional old-style architecture, fish racks and landing stations, the cry of seagulls and the smell of dried fish - a vibrant Lofoten community - Svinøya Rorbuer can guarantee you a true Lofoten experience.

Bar, bed linen, parking, photocopier, radio, reception, restaurant, self-catering, separate bedrooms, suitable for allergy sufferers.

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Hotel Aurora : Hotel
There are 52 rooms of varying size and degree of comfort - from the best in town, to a more rudimentary standard. Family rooms, double rooms and economy rooms.

Shower/WC, cable TV and telephone in all rooms. Sauna available for use. TV room where you can enjoy the company of other guests. Our new Café Langfeldt offers generous helpings of traditional Norwegian fare.

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Rica Hotell Svolvær : Hotel
Access for wheelchairs, restaurant, suitable for allergy sufferers. There are fishing possibilities and the premises are fully licensed.

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Den Siste Viking : Seahouses
The North Norwegian School of Mountaineering in Henningsvær ("The Last Viking") offers one-week or day courses at all levels. Guided mountain tours.

Daily climbs to the summit of the famous Svolværgeita (the "Svolvær Goat") throughout the entire summer. Climber’s cafe and mountaineering equipment shop in Henningsvær. Sea kayak instruction courses and hire service.

There are camping/camper van facilities and kitchen facilities. We accept reservations, café, family room, private jetty, recreation room, self-catering, shop, shower/hot water. There is a hiking area and a pier.

The premises are licensed for beer and wine

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Joh.L.Unstad Sjøhus : Seahouses
What a delight to be travelling and not to feel like a tourist: a wild and beautiful spot on the outer coast of Lofoten, "away from it all".

Something authentic, very peaceful. The spacious seahouse offers special good opportunities for low budget groups. A cosy 120 years old little house with grassturf roof is also for rent. Location: 10 km from the Viking museum at Borg. 19 km NW of Leknes.

Family room, nature trails, not all rooms have all facilities, open part of year, parking, private jetty, sea view, shower/hot water, toilet, with cold and hot water. Boats are available, fishing, fishing possibilities, hiking, mountain hiking and a mountainous terrain.

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Ramberg Gjestegård AS :Cabins (Camping huts)
Camping/camper van Cabins, cabins, cabins with shower and WC, caravan area, electricity 220 v, freezer/cooler, kitchen facilities, power socket Fridge, sink/hot water.

Accessible to wheelchair users, baby-changing room, bar, bed linen, café, car washing area, colour TV, music system, non-smoking room/rooms, parking, partially adapted to suit wheelchair users, photocopier, power points for motorhomes and caravans, radio, reception, recreation room, restaurant, sanitary facilities, self-catering, separate bedrooms, shared freezer facilities, shower/hot water, toilet, washroom with hot and cold water

Boats are available, boat trips, deep-sea fishing, fishing, fishing possibilities, kayaking, playground, swimming in the sea. There is a hiking area, sandy beach, bicycle hire.

The premises are fully licensed and there is a fish/shellfish restaurant , outside dining area

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Bremnes Leiligheter : Apartments
Flush toilets and freezer in each unit. Allows smoking, cable tv, parking, pets not allowed, self-catering, shower/hot water

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Absolute Lofoten : Apartments
Description: flat, bedroom, sittingroom, flush toilets and a kitchenette. There are non-smoking room and rooms, a sea view, self-catering, separate bedrooms. Hiking is available

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