Archive for the 'Hotels in Norway' Category

A romantic stay at Lysebu hotel in Oslo

Monday, December 30th, 2013

Lysebu is a magic place before Christmas. First weekend in December I stayed there as a part of my work writing for the Historic Hotels blog. (You can read the article in Norwegian here.) We booked the package “romantic stay”, and were not disappointed. 20 minutes drive from the centre of Oslo you find this gem […]

Hotel Losby Gods near Oslo

Friday, November 8th, 2013

As a part of my work for the Historic Hotels we spent two nights at the marvellous hotel Losby Gods a few weeks ago. This place is amazing! The best thing about it is that it is only a 20 minutes drive from the centre of Oslo – and when you get there you feel that […]

Paulsens Hotel in Lyngdal, Norway

Friday, May 24th, 2013

In the small city of Lyngdal in the south of Norway you find Paulsens Hotell. The place reopened in 2011, after being closed for 40 years. The hotel gives you a feeling of an old, traditional 19th century inn, with a homey atmosphere. Some people say it is like staying in a museum – charming […]

Sveinhaug Farm in Hedmark, Norway

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

This summer I am going to visit beautiful Sveinhaug Farm in Ringsaker in Hedmark, Norway. If you are interested in gardens and old restored houses it is worth a visit. In 2008 Sveinhaug opened as a historical guest house. I´ve heard that the food is delicious, too. The farm is situated in the neighbourhood of Ringsaker […]

Kviknes Hotel in Balestrand, Norway

Friday, May 18th, 2012

Are you going to see the fjords in the western part of Norway? Lucky you! The Norwegian nature is beautiful, and if the weather is nice you will have a marvellous time. But where to stay? Some of the Norwegian hotels are small gems, but can be hard find sometimes. If you search for hotels […]

Stay overnight in an oil tank in Lofoten, Norway

Saturday, November 12th, 2011

This amazing place to stay is located on Skrova, an island off the Lofoten town of Svolvaer. A Norwegian couple has transformed an oil tank into a modern home over three floors. For you to rent! Read the fascinating story and see more photos on their website Oljetanken. All photos:

Haaheim Gaard on Tysnes

Friday, June 24th, 2011

On the island of Tysnes you find an amazing place, Haaheim Gaard. Torstein, the owner writes on his website: “An oasis for the good life. Savour the flavours of a bygone era in the restaurant, wake up to the smell of newly-baked bread fresh from the oven. Breakfast is served when the sun shines through […]

Saga Hotel in Oslo

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

A new hotel has opened in Oslo! The Saga Hotel. From the photos it looks as a brilliant choice for travellers who seek away from the chain hotels in the city centre. It is situated in the Frogner area.

Finally – Hotel Guldsmeden opens in Oslo!

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

One of my favorite hotels in Copenhagen, Hotel Guldsmeden, now has opened in my hometown, Oslo, too! That´s good news for all travellers who want a personal hotel, with nice rooms and friendly service. The hotel in Copenhagen is famous for its nice breafast – hope the Oslo-hotel will follow-up! All photos:

Vågå gardshotell

Friday, July 9th, 2010

Fancy a trip to Norway this summer? In Gudbrandsdalen you can experience the true Norwegian fairytale at VÃ¥gÃ¥ Gardshotell. Stay in historic buildings in unique farms. Take a trip in the neighbouring area and visit Lom, where you can have a look at the old church and not to miss: eat at the famous bakery […]