Fjords Living – Accommodation in the Fjords of Norway

Read about recommended places to stay overnight in the western fjords in Norway, places that are special and great in different ways. These accommodations have different standards, sizes  and offers, but common to them all is that it is pleasant to stay there and the places are surrounded by beautiful and wild nature.

The overview is devided into the four fjord counties in Western Norway. Read more about the accommodations below, by choosing the fjord county you want to explore and stay in. At the bottom of this page you can also find a map of the four fjord counties where all our recommended accommodations are marked.

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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.


LensmansgardenLENSMANSGARDEN – Innfjorden is an old farm in Innfjorden in Romsdal. The name stems from the 1700s when the sheriff lived on the farm. Before 2009, Lensmansgarden was managed as both a diary farm and a tourist facility. Since then it has become a dedicated tourist centre.



Fjords CabinsFJORDS® – Isfjorden, close to Åndalsnes, in the county of Møre og Romsdal. FJORDS® is a yard of four cabins by the Isa River in the center of Isfjorden in Romsdal, Norway. Isfjorden is a great starting point for hiking Romsdalseggen and Litlefjellet and skiing with fjord view to Mt. Kirketaket and Blånebba.



SkolestuaSKOLESTUA – Sogge: Situated at Sogge 6 km from the center of Åndalsnes, you’ll find Skolestua; close to both Trollstigen and the famous Trollveggen, and with a spectacular view towards Romsdalseggen and majestetic Vengetind.




Romsdal LodgeROMSDAL LODGE – Isfjorden is a charming retreat located at the foot of the fabled mountains in Isfjorden in Romsdal. During both summer and winter this is the perfect starting point for small groups who wish to explore the gentle and wild mountains.



Villa VengetindVILLA VENGETIND – Isfjorden is a Guesthouse and coffee roastery in the heart of the mountains & fjords in Isfjorden in Romsdal. If you like mountainbiking, skitouring, hiking & roadbiking, this is the place for you.




Monsås Gård at KlungnesMONSÅS GÅRD – Klungnes is beautifully situated by the Romsdalfjord, overlooking the majestic Romsdal mountains. You can stay in the middle of these idyllic scenery, surrounded by domestic and wild animals and flowers, and start your mountain hike just from the doorstep.



Villa NorangdalVILLA NORANGDAL – Hellesylt was built in 1885, to accommodate tourists who came to explore the mountains. The hotel is a Boutique Hotel focused on design history. In May 2010 Villa Norangdal was rewarded the hallmark of Norwegian Heritage: “Olavsrosa”. Hellesylt is also a great starting point for fjordcruise on the Geirangerfjord.


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Sogn og Fjordane

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.


Ramsøy - Fjord House for rent in Gudvangen by the NærøyfjordFJORDHOUSE – Gudvangen is an independent house with a magnificient view of the UNESCO Protected Nærøyfjord. Hardly any neighbours, only the sound from nature itself, some sheep and a few seagulls. Still it´s central with only 5 minutes walk to the buildt-up area of Gudvangen with the Viking Village Njardarheimr, Guided Kayak Tours and Fjord Cruise on the Nærøyfjord.



Vangsgaarden GjestegiveriVANGSGAARDEN GJESTEGIVERI – Aurland, in the innermost corner of the Sognefjord, has preserved traditions that go all the way back to the 17th century. Rooms and cabins with views over the Sognefjord and the mighty mountains. Stegastein Viewpoint is a must to see when you visit Aurland and Vangsgaarden.



29/2 Aurland in Aurland.29/2 AURLAND – Aurland has the name after the farm’s land and title number. This area has been settled since the Viking Age, and there are several old burial mounds in Aurlandsvangen village, which, in its day, was the main seat of King Sverre’s maternal line. The buildings on the farm are not that old, of course, but the building we call ‘the fish house’ is one of the oldest buildings in Aurland, dating from the early 18th century.



Nes Gard, LusterNES GARD – Luster is set in a beautiful location with stunning views to the surrounding mountains like Mt. Molden, the Lustrafjord and the Feigumfossen Waterfall. They offer a friendly environment and personalized service in the heart of the Sognefjord.




Eplet Bed & Breakfast, Solvorn.EPLET B & B – Solvorn. A warm, friendly atmosphere and a relaxing and fun experience. All rooms with a fantastic fjord view to the Lustrafjord. A cosy living room with library, jazz music and oil lamp in the evenings. Two well-equipped kitchens for the guests to use. In the garden you can pick your own herbs and vegetables (in return for a bit of weeding). Hammocks in the garden, a nine-hole crocket golf course and a slack line. In the evenings you can join bottle-feeding the lambs. Bikes for rent.



Flatheim FLATHEIM – Viksdalen by the Gaularfjellet National Tourist Route, close to Likholefossen Waterfall,  is a Farm Yard where you can live close to nature together with the animals on the farm. Flatheim offer rooms for rent. You can also bring your tent, or rent a tent, and stay in the open-air area close to the farm. Open kiosk from the 60s during summer.



Liasanden Cabins by Lake Oppstrynsvatnet in Stryn, Nordfjord. Norway.LIDASANDEN CABINS – Veslebygda in Stryn. Cabins for rent by the beautiful Lake Oppstrynsvatntet in Oppstryn. This is a great base for outdoor sports all year round, or just to relax by the lake with the family. Equipped for Stand Up Paddling, Rowing Boat, Jacuzzi and Playground for kids. Easy assess for hikes and skiing in the nearby valleys, mountains and glaciers. Close to Stryn Summer Ski Center.



Motvind HyllestadMOTVIND – Hyllestad.  Motvind is located just outside Hyllestad, with its historical connection to the Viking age. Offering low cost accommodation, with a home prepared breakfast, you can also book dinner, activities and enjoy our peaceful waterside location with stunning views to the mountain Lihesten.



Strandro Stad Surfing - Hoddevika in NordfjordSTAD SURFING – Hoddevika, Stad. Strandro House/Stad Surfing is located one minute walk away from the stunning surf beach in Hoddevik at the coast of Nordfjord. You will find our rooms simple and charming with spectacular views over the magical landscape of the bay. Stad Surfing offer surf lessons from beginners to driven surfers who would like to improve their skills, get better or just need feedback.


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


SjohagløoSJOHAGLØO – Ulvik by the Osafjord in Ulvik in Hardanger is peacefully situated among old boathouses from times gone by, just a few yards from the fjord. Sjohagløo has a unique atmosphere due to the re-use of the old grid and stave construction in the living room.



Hardanger Fjord LodgeHARDANGER FJORD LODGE – Jondal. Beyond lodging, Hardanger Fjord Lodge also offer guide services, sauna, bar on the pier, yoga sessions, and homemade dinners for those who book in advance. You can dive into the Hardangerfjord from the lodge, and Folgefonna Summer Ski Center is only a half hour drive away.


The Pulpit Rock and the Lysefjord


Rogaland is the southernmost of the four fjord counties in Norway. The county is devided into four parts; HaugalandetRyfylkeJæren 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).


Hauane Bed & BreakfastHAUANE BED & BREAKFAST – Lysebotn is an old farm in Lysebotn at the innermost part of the Lysefjord, consisting of a farm house, a barn and an “eldhus”. They offer a good nights sleep in a made bed, a tasty traditional Norwegian breakfast, set in a rural and scenic environment.



Flørli 4444FLØRLI 4444 – Flørli has rental apartments and Flørli Historic Hostel, all with fjord view. Flørli is a roadless hamlet serviced by four ferries per day. It lies deep into the spectacular Lysefjord, close to the Kjerag Bigwalls. Flørli is popular for its 4444 steps right up the mountain – the longest wooden stairway in the world.



Åmøy FjordferieÅMØY FJORDFERIE – Vestre Åmøy. Between the North Sea and the fjords you can experience the history of ancient Vikings at our B & B situated 20 metres from the fjord. Located only 15 minutes north of Stavanger, Åmøy Fjordferie provide rooms, Bed & Breakfast and holiday houses.



Logbua Åna-SiraLOGBUA – Åna-Sira Logbua was originally a fisherman´s house and was used for cleaning and for storing fishing nets. The house was built in 1938. It has a caracteristic architecture from that period, but is now a very modern high standard and fully equipped holiday house at Åna-Sira. From the house you have the most stunning view to the sea.



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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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