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“great accommodation right next to Hurtigruten stop.”
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Vestfjord Hotell
Ranked #3 of 4 Hotels in Svolvaer
Reviewed 21 May 2012

an excellently priced hotel, nice staff, really good breakfast, heated bathroom floor a novelty.

  • Stayed: May 2012, travelled solo
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Reviewed 24 September 2010

This nondescript hotel is located on a pier in the Svolvaer Harbor, 1 block from the Hurtigruten and Bodø fast ferry dock, and 2 blocks from the center of town. Being over the water, the only noise is that of seagulls. The basic rooms are clean and the bed comfortable. Windows open. Lacking in the room are the standard amenities such as kleenex, coffee maker (coffee is available in the lobby for Kr. 20,- (about US$3.50 per cup), toiletries, pen/paper. Breakfast is included with the room rate, and is just adequate, with a small selection of hot and cold dishes, which didn't appear to be being replentished. Dinner is not available at the hotel. There is plenty of free parking available. If you want a more upscale property, with restaurant, and closer to the dock and town center, consider the Thon Hotel, a more modern high-rise.

  • Stayed: September 2010, travelled with friends
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6  Thank mountainoutin
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Reviewed 22 August 2006

The hotel is located close to the ferry / boat terminal (useful if you arrive from/headed to Bodo or on the Hurtigruten), but about a 5 minutes walk from the centre of town. The location seems to be a quasi-industrial area (though the newest attraction- Magic Ice has opened just behind it), so while the views/atmosphere aren't great, rooms are rather large (by Scandinavian standards) and comfortable with free internet access / free tea &coffee (in the lobby) thrown in.
OK for a short stay in Svolvaer (which is anyway usually a hop off point to /from the mainland - the "true" Lofoten experience is a rorbu stay in a fishing village like A or Henningsvaer) - there's not much to do in this town expect a visit to the Trollfjord. The only "superior" accomodation choice worth checking appears to be the Rica (on a small island across a bridge from town), but it's usually fully booked and relatively more expensive.

  • Stayed: August 2006
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Reviewed 31 May 2005

Our room was large and clean but had a view of a canal and a factory. It also did not have adequate curtains in the 'Land of the Midnight Sun.' On the other hand, the lobby featured free internet access and coffee or tea all day (not insignificant in a country where a cup of coffee can easily cost $5 or $6). The breakfast was quite good, even by Norwegian standards. The hotel's chinese restaurant is probably best avoided since there are much better places to eat in town for similar prices.

The hotel is located conveniently for people arriving by boat and only a short walk from the center of town. That being said, it is in an 'industrial area' where fish smells are not uncommon.

  • Stayed: May 2005
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Reviewed 11 September 2017
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  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 7 September 2017
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  • Stayed: August 2017, travelled as a couple
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Stayed: August 2017, travelled with friends
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Address: Fiskergata 46 | Lofoten, Svolvaer 8300, Norway (Formerly Norlandia Vestfjord Hotel)
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Region: Norway > Northern Norway > Nordland > Lofoten Islands > Vagan > Svolvaer
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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #3 of 4 Hotels in Svolvaer
Price Range: £70 - £77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Vestfjord Hotell 3*
Number of rooms: 63
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Vestfjord Hotell Lofoten is situated right on the waterfront, close to the city centre of Svolvaer aprox 300 meters away. The hotel is centrally located in Svolvaer, on the edge of the quay where the coastal steamer docks, and with the best view of both sea and mountains. We have large and comfortable rooms and offer double rooms, single rooms, family rooms and junior suites. All comfortable rooms with private bathroom, shower and/or bathtub. Free wireless internet access and TV with a variety of channels and coffee/tea for free in the lobby. ... more   less 
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