Fjords Hotels – Hotels in the fjords of Norway

Read about recommended hotels in the fjords. A stay at one of these hotels will do you well, both for your body and your mind.

The combination of the beautiful nature, the activities you can do in all four seasons and the stay at a great hotel is unique. See bottom of page for Map with links to all recommended Fjords-Hotels.

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Møre og Romsdal

Møre og Romsdal is the northernmost county in Western Norway. The county is devided into three parts; Nordmøre, Romsdal and Sunnmøre. The most famous fjord is the UNESCO World Heritage protected Geirangerfjord. The Geiranger – Trollstigen National Tourist Route and The Atlantic Road are two famous road stretches in the county.

 


HOTEL UNION – Geiranger

Hotel Union in Geiranger

HOTEL UNION in Geiranger is situated on a hill just above the centre of the tourist village of Geiranger, with a fantastic view to the Geirangerfjord and the surrounding mountains. Hotel Union has 197 rooms in several categories, from well-equipped standard rooms to luxury suites. You should also visit Union Spa if you stay at Hotel Union.

The Geirangerfjord is like a fairytale. It is unique and exceptionally beautiful. And the fjord is included on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.

 


HOTEL UTSIKTEN – Geiranger

Hotel Utsikten, Geiranger

HOTEL UTSIKTEN in Geiranger is a Classic Norway Hotel and the topmost hotel in Geiranger. There is nowhere else you can wake up, eat breakfast, or enjoy dinner with this incredible view. The hotel has been located here since 1893. It was the time when most hotels in Geiranger were established. Hotel Utsikten Geiranger is open from May to September. Guests arrive from all over the world to visit this unique fjord landscape.

Geiranger and the Geirangerfjord are part of the UNESCO World Heritage. Each year, hundreds of thousands tourists visit this area. Kayaking, RIB-boating or a Fjord Cruise are all great ways to experience this majestic fjord. You can combine a boat trip and mountain hiking to one of many abandoned mountain farms, like Skageflå and Knivsflå, and hike the mountain back to Geiranger.

 


HOTEL UNION ØYE – Øye

Hotel Union Øye

HOTEL UNION ØYE at Øye is located in the middle of the Hjørundfjord and Sunnmøre Alps. This makes Hotel Union Øye the perfect getaway, all four seasons. The hotel is a secluded, family owned boutique hotel and a favourite among adventurers exploring the fjords and mountains of Western Norway.

 

 


SAGAFJORD HOTEL LODGE MARINA – Sæbø

Sagafjord Hotel Lodge marina at Sæbø, Sunnmøre

SAGAFJORD HOTEL LODGE MARINA is a Classic Norway Hotel at Sæbø by the beautiful Hjørundfjord. Sagafjord Hotel is your adventure home in the heart of the Sunnmøre Alps, and can offer 40 cosy rooms and a private marina in addition to a charming yard house with 6 beds and its own kitchen.

The old farming village Sæbø has throughout the last couple of thousands years housed wolves, bears and Vikings. Surrounded by a unique west Norwegian cultural landscape, deep fjords and majestic alpine mountain peaks, this area can offer unique and traditional experiences at Sunnmøre.

 


VALLDAL FJORDHOTELL – Valldal

Valldal Fjordhotell at Valldal, Sunnmøre

VALLDAL FJORDHOTELL at Valldal is a Classic Norway Hotel located in the tourist route between two of Norway’s most famous tourist destinations; Geiranger and the Geirangerfjord and Trollstigen. The hotel is located at the very end of Valldøla River, with stunning views of the Norddalsfjord and Syltefjellet. The hotel lies just a few meters from the shoreline and boasts breathtaking views of fjords and mountains.

The area is ideal for mountain hiking, as well as kayaking or relaxing boat trips on the fjord. At Valldal, tasting the strawberries from the local farms is a must – the best strawberries in the world! If you want to feel the adrenaline pumping, Valldal Naturpplevingar takes you down the Valldøla River in river kayaks or rafts.

 


GRAND HOTEL BELLEVUE – Åndalsnes

Grand Hotel Bellevue - Åndalsnes in Romsdal

GRAND HOTEL BELLEVUE at Åndalsnes offers panoramic views over the Romsdalsfjord and to the Romsdal Mountains. The in-house restaurant serves traditional Norwegian food based on fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Staff can help arrange fishing, hiking, boat trips and other recreation like hiking the Romsdalseggen Ridge. Short walking distance to the center, harbour and train station at Åndalsnes.

 


HOTEL AAK – Åndalsnes

Hotel Aak - Åndalsnes

HOTEL AAK at Åndalsnes is considered as the first tourist hotel in Norway. The hotel became a popular destination for British salmon fishermen, and during the 1870s there were also more climbers among the visitors. Today, with its delicious food and powerful nature experiences in Romsdal and the inner part of the Romsdalsfjord, Hotel Aak gives you experiences for life.

 

 


HOTEL SEILET – Molde

Hotel Seilet - Molde

HOTEL SEILET in Molde won the award for the county’s best hotel breakfast in 2017. Enjoy and stay centrally in Molde with panoramic views of the Romsdalsfjord and Romsdalsalpene Mountains. Short distance to the centre of Molde and fantastic views from both the rooms and the restaurant. Short distance to Trollstigen and the Atlantic Road, and the hotel is located only 12 minutes from Molde Airport by car.

 

 

 


MOLDE FJORDSTUER – Molde

Molde Fjordstuer

MOLDE FJORDSTUER in Molde is a Classic Norway Hotel situated in an idyllic setting, on the quayside in the Molde centre. Here, you will meet service-minded hosts and a relaxed atmosphere. The 60 rooms are light and cosy. Most of them have a porch and a view overlooking the Romsdalsfjord and the Molde Panorama.

Molde is known as the town of roses, for Molde international Jazz Festival and the Molde Panorama. Drive to the viewpoint Varden, 407 metres above sea level, and take in the spectacular Molde Panoramic View towards the Romsdalsfjord and the 222 snowcapped mountains.

 


HOTEL BROSUNDET – Ålesund

Hotel Brosundet in Ålesund

HOTEL BROSUNDET in Ålesund offers a different experience. It is a family owned hotel creating experiences satisfying all senses and paying attention to what is seen, heard, smelled, tasted and felt. From the delicate interior design, stunning artwork, antique beams to fresh local seafood, the passion is to preserve the buildings as they originally were warehouses and significant to the fishery in the small town of Ålesund. The outer walls of the hotel extend directly into the waters of Brosundet, the true town-center of Ålesund.

 


STORFJORD HOTEL – Skodje

Storfjord Hotel

STORFJORD HOTEL at Skodje. Take in the familiar scent of timber, and enjoy looking at works of art and carefully selected antiques. The hotel stands on a wooded hillside that enjoys a splendid panorama of the Storfjord at Sunnmøre. While the view itself is well worth a visit, you will enjoy this beautiful haven from hectic life. The rooms are spacious and a comfortable place to stay. An inspiration where Norwegian traditions meets modern design.

 


ANGVIK GAMLE HANDELSSTED – Angvik

Angvik Hotel

ANGVIK GAMLE HANDELSSTED in Angvik is a Classic Norway Hotel with roots back to the 1500s when sailing ships from Holland anchored in the bay to buy timber. The hotel has a high and unique standard, and is built on the emplacement of the old barrel factory.

Badehuset Spa is a quiet zone for people who want relaxation from everyday life. The Spa consist of a storehouse from the 1700s and a modern new building with a great design. It has 2 departments; “Bath and Wellness” and “Skin and Body Care”. The hotel is located in Angvik at Gjemnes in Møre og Romsdal.

 


HÅHOLMEN SEA COTTAGES – Håholmen

Håholmen Sea Cottages on the Atlantic Coast

HÅHOLMEN SEA COTTAGES is a Classic Norway Hotel at Håholmen on the Atlantic Coast is an original cluster of houses, and you will enjoy yourself here. The cottages consists of 25 buildings, including the main building, meeting rooms, hotel rooms, a pub, a restaurant, and a museum. The guests roam between the buildings here, just like they did in a living fishermen’s community in the olden days. It is very inspiring to experience the coastal culture and nature this way.

The small island of Håholmen is an old fishing community and can be reached by boat from the Geitøya Island just beside the Atlantic Road.

 


ONA HAVSTUER – Ona

Ona Havstuer at Ona, Romsdal

ONA HAVSTUER at Ona is a Classic Norway Hotel that has the ocean as the nearest neighbor. It means rich opportunities for those who want experiences and for those who simply want peace and quiet. It consists of apartments and a banqueting room / restaurant with seating for 60 (post office). This is the perfect place for work meetings, team building and friend trips.

Ona is a traditional fishing village with a permanent population of about 30. This is a small island community at the Atlantic Coast outside Molde, there are several daily boat departures to Ona and other islands nearby.

 


FINNØY HAVSTUER – Finnøya

Finnøy Havstuer, Finnøya

FINNØY HAVSTUER at Finnøya is a Classic Norway Hotel located on an island with a narrow land bridge, in the rooms of the old trading station and fish reception on Finnøy. Classic Norway Hotels offer overnight stay, restaurant, modern meeting rooms, pub and summer shop. Plus the unbelievable Aquapark.

This is the Atlantic Coast outside the Romsdalsfjord where you have a short distance from snowy mountains to beautiful coastline of islands and reefs. You can experience all this in one day due to the short distance from mountains to coast.

 


FLATFLESA LIGHTHOUSE – Flatflesa

Flatflesa Fyr at Flatlesa Island, Romsdal

FLATFLESA LIGHTHOUSE at Flatflesa Island is a Classic Norway Hotel at a unique destination, an experience completely out of the ordinary. Here you stay on a small islet in the open ocean. «Flesa» means cliff. This cliff has all the facilities you need to have a comfortable stay. It is also very safe, even in all kinds of weather. Here the houses have stood safe and sound for 116 years.

Since 1902 there has been activity at Flatflesa Lighthouse. Seven lighthouse keepers have worked and lived here, some of them with their families. The lighthouse was resided and staffed from 1902 and until 1988. Today the lighthouse is automatic.

 


HUSTADVIKA GUESTHOUSE – Hustadvika

Hustadvika Guesthouse at Hustadvika, Romsdal

HUSTADVIKA GUESTHOUSE at Hustadvika is a Classic Norway Hotel located right at the edge of the Atlantic Ocean at Hustad outside Molde in Romsdal. Hustadvika is one of the most dramatic stretches along the Norwegian coast. If you are here on a rough day, you will really feel the forces of nature. If you are here on a day of nice weather, you will feel the beauty of the coastal landscape.

Hustadvika is the perfect spot for advanced surfers who loves some action and adrenalin. Bring your own equipment and talk to the locals for good surf spots, because the ocean waters can be rough at times. Hustadvika Guesthouse can help you to hire a guide for you and your group.

 

 

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Vestland (previously Sogn og Fjordane)

Vestland, previously Sogn og Fjordane, has the longest fjord and the largest icecap. The county is devided into three parts; Nordfjord, Sunnfjord and Sogn. Here we have the westernmost point in Norway, Steinsøy. The Sognefjord is more than 200 kilometres long. The Nærøyfjord is protected as UNESCO World Heritage.

 


SKJOLDEN HOTEL – Skjolden

Skjolden Hotel

SKJOLDEN HOTEL is located at Skjolden, far inside the world’s longest fjord, the 204 kilometer long Sognefjord. This is the foothills of the Jotunheimen mountains, the roof of Norway. Be amazed by the local food from Skjolden and the Lustrafjord area. The variety of the surrounding nature are stunning, here you have it all.

 

 


WALAKER HOTEL – Solvorn

Walaker Hotel

Right beside the fjord in the idyllic village of Solvorn in Luster lies Walaker Hotel. This is a charming family hotel and an attraction in itself, located by the Lustrafjord which is part of the 204 km long Sognefjord. The hotel from 1640 has been owned by the same family since 1690 and is the oldest hotel in Norway, with more than 370 years of history.

 

 


FRETHEIM HOTEL – Flåm

Fretheim Hotel at Flåm, Norway

The historical Fretheim Hotel is centrally located in Flåm at the innermost part of the Aurlandsfjord. This is where the Sognefjord ends and the Flåm Railway starts. The activities are “endless” in this part of Norway. Biking Rallarvegen (the Navvies Road), paddle, join a Fjord-Cruise or ride on a RIB-boat on the Aurlandsfjord and the UNESCO-Protected Nærøyfjord, hiking in the Aurlandsdalen and Flåm Valley are only some of the highlights.

 

 


HOTEL KVIKNES – Balestrand

Kviknes Hotel - Balestrand

HOTEL KVIKNES in Balestrand is beautifully located beside the Sognefjord. The Kvikne family have been the hosts here since 1877. Kviknes is now a modern hotel with old-world charm and atmosphere – with 190 guest rooms.  The hotel is graced with an extensive collection of artworks and antiques, which give it its special style.

 

 


GLOPPEN HOTEL – Sandane

Gloppen Hotell

The Historic Gloppen Hotel is centrally located in Sandane in Nordfjord. The hotel’s traditions go back to 1866, and from the very start salmon fishing was key to their operation. Fishermen still come every summer for fishing salmon in Gloppen River, but now the focus on local food and activities is equally vital for the hotel.

 

 


FJÆRLAND FJORDSTOVE – Fjærland

Fjærland Fjordstove

FJÆRLAND FJORDSTOVE is a Hotel & Restaurant in a quaint and friendly place by the fjord in Fjærland, a small farming town that comes to life in the summer when visitors from all over the world pass through to walk the glacier, climb the mountains, enjoy the scenery and sift through the book town. The hotel is situated by the Fjærlandsfjord which is a branch of the 204 km long Sognefjord, the King of the Fjords.

 

 


TØRVIS HOTEL – Marifjøra

Tørvis Hotell at Marifjøra
TØRVIS HOTEL at Marifjøra. Tørvis Hotel’s history goes back to the early 1600’s, when picturesque Marifjøra was a market town in the region. You can find the hotel between the green Lustrafjord, coloured by the glacier, and Mt. Molden. The restaurant serve Norwegian and International cuisine. The chefs aim to add a local touch to each course they serve.

 

 

 


HOTEL ALEXANDRA – Loen

Hotel Alexandra Loen, Loen in Nordfjord, Norway
HOTEL ALEXANDRA in Loen is located between towering mountains and the long and deep fjords in Nordfjord. The hotel has been receiving guests for more than 125 years, and is still run by the same family as from the start at 1884. A stay at Hotel Alexandra can be combined with a visit to Loen Skylift and Via Ferrata Loen, and to experience the beautiful nature in the surrounding area. The hotel is located in Loen in Sogn og Fjordane.

 

 

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Vestland (previously Hordaland)

Vestland, previously Hordaland, is located in the centre of Western Norway. The county is devided into Nordhordland, Midthordland, Voss, Hardanger and Sunnhordland. The Hardangerfjord in Hardanger, also known for its apple tree blossoming in the spring, is Norway´s second longest fjord. One of the worlds most famous hikes is to Trolltunga in Hordaland.  Bergen is the second largest city in Norway and is known as “The Gateway to the Fjords”.

 


HARDANGER HOUSE – Jondal

Hardanger House in Jondal, Norway

Hardanger House is a family-owned design hotel at Jondal. The hotel is surrounded by the Hardangerfjord, Folgefonna Glacier and majestic mountains. Although the hotel is brand new, the roots are old. The hotel has nine rooms, all with spectacular view towards the Hardangerfjord. Short distance to Trolltunga, Lake Bondhusvatnet and Fonna Summer Ski Resort.

 


HOTEL ULLENSVANG – Lofthus

Hotel Ullensvang

Taste the flavours of Hardanger from Hotel Ullensvang in Lofthus. Take in the breathtaking views upwards towards the Hardangervidda mountain plateau and the Folgefonna glacier, and down to the beautiful Hardangerfjord. You can relax in the swimming pools and enjoy the delightful gardens with private beach. The hotel in Lofthus by the Hardangerfjord is the perfect base for excursions to Trolltunga (the Troll`s Tongue) and HM Queen Sonja’s Panoramic Hiking Trail.

 


HOTEL VØRINGSFOSS – Eidfjord

Quality Hotel Vøringsfoss in Eidfjord

HOTEL VØRINGSFOSS is situated at Eidfjord, between the Hardangerfjord and Hardangervidda National Park. The hotel rises like a white cliff out of the impressive scenery which gives the area its unique character. Families, conference guests and sports enthusiasts love it here. And the kitchen serve culinary delights of a high standard.

 

 


HOTEL HAVNEKONTORET – Bergen

Havnekontoret Hotel Bergen

HOTEL HAVNEKONTORET in Bergen is located right in the middle of Bergen’s Bryggen area that is characterised by charming streets and historic buildings. With the best location in town, and an elegance shaped by local history and Baroque Revival architecture, the Clarion Collection Hotel Havnekontoret now stands as one of the smartest hotels in Bergen.

 

 


ROSENDAL FJORDHOTEL – Rosendal

Rosendal Fjordhotel

ROSENDAL FJORDHOTEL in Rosendal is beautifully situated at the entrance of the Hardangerfjord, only a short walk from Baroniet in Rosendal with it´s 300 years old Renaissance Garden. The guests have access to the beach, boats and fishing equipment. Short distance to activities on the fjord, the glaciers, the mountains and to skiing both summer (Folgefonna Summerski) and winter.

 

 


SOLSTRAND HOTEL – Osøyro

Solstrand Hotel & Bad

SOLSTRAND HOTEL at Osøyro has been in the same family for four generations, preserving a tradition of unsurpassed hospitality, traditional cuisine and a pleasant and relaxed atmosphere. The hotel is located at Osøyro south of Bergen in Hordaland, close to the Hardangerfjord. As a guest at Solstrand, you can enjoy the Spa and Wellness facilities together with the seaside with possibilities for a refreshing swim in the fjord.

 

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Rogaland

Rogaland is the southernmost of the four fjord counties in Norway. The county is devided into four parts; Haugalandet, Ryfylke, Jæren and Dalane. Norway’s history begins in Rogaland. It was here the first humans settled in Norway. Boknafjorden is the longest and deepest fjord in the county. The most famous fjord is the Lysefjord which is surrounded by well known mountains like Kjerag and Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock).

 


SOLA STRAND HOTEL – Sola

Sola Strand Hotel

SOLA STRAND HOTEL is located by the sand dunes at Sola Beach at Sola outside Stavanger on the west coast of Norway. They offer 135 bedrooms, modern conference facilities, a first-class restaurant, unique event facilities and Nordsjøbadet Spa. The Spa offers professional spa treatments and spa facilities, all inspired by our wonderful surroundings.

 

 

 


BYRKJEDALSTUNET – Dirdal

Byrkjedalstunet in Dirdal, Ryfylke.

BYRKJEDALSTUNET in Dirdal. At Byrkjedalstunet Hotel in Ryfylke, it´s the story that is in the center. The comfort of the rooms is top modern. Colors, decor, lamps and curtains create a moodful journey back in time. Sleep in houses with grassy ceilings. Wake up to birdwatches and bayons. No room is alike, everybody has their own distinctive character. Byrkjedalstunet is only a short distance from Preikestolen and the Lysefjord.

 

 


RYFYLKE FJORDHOTEL – Sand

Ryfylke Fjordhotell

RYFYLKE FJORDHOTEL in Sand. Ryfylke Fjordhotel is a family run hotel that places great emphasis on personal service, good food and pleasant surroundings down by the fjord. The hotel is located at Sand between Stavanger and Bergen. The area is one of the most beautiful nature areas in Fjord Norway with a short distance to Mo Salmon-farm, the Lysefjord and Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock).

 

FJORDS – Useful Links:

Fjord Tours: Norway in a Nutshell
Fjord Tours: Plan and book fjord travel, accommodation and activities
Go Fjords: Big and Small Fjord Experiences
Fjord Pass: Great Discounts on Activities and Attractions in the Fjords
Visit Norway: Official page for Norway
Fjord Norway: Official page for Fjord Norway

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