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Viera, Florida
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a couple days while exploring beautiful Lofoten. Stayed in a 2 bed room. Pros: * Rooms and facilities were immaculate. I haven't seen a cleaner hostel in a looong time. * Great bathroom. First good shower in days. * In room kitchen was very useful. Used it to make tea, noodles. Microwave included * Pretty safe. Front...

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Reviewed 22 July 2016

Quiet very unconfortable beds in a nice white room. Very good bathroom. port view seems bad at the check-in (same at the check out). Good service "no questions, no problem". Big car parking. Very close to the international airport of svolvaer

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 28 June 2016

A must to visit and stay. Fantastic surroundings, clean air, the smell of sea, and very friendly people. The food is excellent. A place to remember the rest of your life. This kind of nature us unique. Go on a sea safari and the watch the white taled arctic eagles close to you.

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Ruth-og-Torbjorn, Public Relations Manager at Lofoten Rorbuer, responded to this review

I am glad you had a good experience here at Lofoten Rorbuer and in Lofoten! It is beautiful. You are very welcomed back if you ever travel to Lofoten again :) Kind regards, Lofoten Rorbuer

Zug, Switzerland
Reviewed 7 June 2016

If you look for a room including kitchen for a decent price, that will do ! The rooms are pretty modern, clean and functional. The location isn't in the center, but it is not far. The staff isn't really welcoming, but they do the job.

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Cheshire
Reviewed 4 June 2016

We used this place as a start point point to cycle from Svolvaer to A. They hire out good touring bikes and are prepared (for a fee) to collect them from Moskenes camping, allowing you to do a one way cycle down the archipelago. We had a suite; a twin room and a bunk in an alcove, a kitchenette with...

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Ruth-og-Torbjorn, Front Office Manager at Lofoten Rorbuer, responded to this review

I am glad you had a good time here at Lofoten Rorbuer and in Lofoten! It really is beautiful to cycle here. Kind regards, Lofoten Rorbuer

Cornwall, UK
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Firstly, this is NOT a rorbuer. The only similarity is the name and the sign on the hotel. The picture of the red rorbuer building on this hotel's TripAdvisor profile? It's from another rorbuer in Å, 100km WSW of this hotel. So are most of the other pictures in the hotel's profile that look like genuine rorbuer. This place is...

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Ruth-og-Torbjorn, Front Office Manager at Lofoten Rorbuer, responded to this review

Dear Peter. We are sincerely sorry for the gap between your expectations and experience with us. The pictures are as you correctly assert from Å Rorbuer, not from our place. These pictures were not posted by us but by some tourist who uploaded them to the wrong place. We are at the moment trying our best to make tripadvisor remove...

Aviles, Spain
Reviewed 4 July 2015

Great place, we stayed one night in a suite, with one room and one alcove with bunks. They have everything you may need. Nice views, a little far from the center, but you can walk if it is sunny or go biking, they have a lot of bikes to rent. Really nice hostess, very funny. A little strict in the...

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Ruth-og-Torbjorn, Front Office Manager at Lofoten Rorbuer, responded to this review

Hi Laura! Thank you so much for your comment. We will remeber that for our next spanish group ;-) Best regards, Ingvild Lofoten Rorbuer AS

Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 10 September 2014

This place was the swankiest place we stayed in Norway. This fisherman's cabin was new and fancy. So clean and white. Our host was so very helpful on tips and ideas for things to do. And she even made a few phone calls for us. We were able to cook all of our meals and we had a great view....

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Ruth-og-Torbjorn, Front Office Manager at Lofoten Rorbuer, responded to this review

I am so glad you enjoyed your stay and had a good time in Lofoten! We also have a new wifi now, that is working. Best wishes, Lofoten Rorbuer AS

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 23 July 2014

We arrived with the Hurtigbåt from Bodö, and it took a while to walk to the hotel with the luggage. But once installed we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. A good 2-room suite for a very affordable price. Excellent cooking facilities, a must in expensive Norway, and a lovely terrace to sit on and contemplate the sea and the mountains. We...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 29 September 2013

This rorbu is located on the outskirts of Svolvær, about a 20minute walk to the town centre or the Hurtigruten terminal. The rooms are basic with mini kitchenettes and you share a small bathroom with the other guests. All rooms have wifi access. Breakfast is not available at this rorbu. There is a supermarket in town or you can wak...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cultural-historical accommodations in Svolvaer. Modernised in 2012. Lofoten Rorbuer is situated in a central and sunny location in Svolvaer town centre and only a short distance from the fishing grounds, the beach, the mountains and the famous Svolvaergeita peak. Lofoten Rorbuer consists of a total of 14 units, accommodating 2 to 4 persons per unit. Eight of the units are equipped with a kitchenette, TV and stereo. Shared bathroom and shower. There is also a shared kitchen and loft lounge. NEW! This winter we have build new apartments with 2 double rooms, kitchen and bathroom. History The seahouse (sjohus) is one of the oldest quayside buildings in Svolvaer. It was built in 1850 and was formerly situated on the island of Svinoya, next to the Borsen Spiseri restaurant, before it was relocated to Marinepollen in 1938. After it was moved, the seahouse was used as a fish landing station and as lodgings and storage room for fishermen. In more recent years it has been restored and redeveloped into overnight accommodations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lofoten Rorbuer

Address: Jektveien 10 | Marinepollen, Svolvaer 8300, Norway
Region: Norway > Northern Norway > Nordland > Lofoten Islands > Vagan > Svolvaer
Price Range: £88 - £90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
Lofoten Rorbuer Hotel a i Lofoten
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“Avoid room 102. No privacy and a bunch of smokers sitting by the door.”
 of 5 bubbles PeterConnor, 7 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Views to the water.”
  • Alcove with bunks
 of 5 bubbles LauraF459, 4 Jul 2015 | Read review
“When booking a room, ask for one with a view of the Fjords.”
 of 5 bubbles PaulGMcC, 29 Sep 2013 | Read review
“The apartments on the deck overlooking the harbour are excellent.”
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 of 5 bubbles joepvanwyk, 11 Jan 2012 | Read review
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