This is a very relaxing, enjoyable place to stay. The room was immaculate and the fjord view is worth the price. You can sleep with the window open and listen to cascading water all night. The spa vs. pool is a little confusing. Basically, the heated outdoor pool is really a huge hot tub with massaging jets etal. We had hiked up a cliff on the fjord and the heated pool felt great. The indoor pool is for swimming. You can pay extra for the spa which has higher amenities and a pool sans kids, so we skipped it. My only complaint is the restaurant system for breakfast. They assign a table for specific room numbers based on whether you had dinner there the night before. There were hundreds of empty tables at breakfast but you have to hunt for one without a room card on it. Seems ridiculous! The hotel is pricey, but I'd stay there again without hesitation.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to the Hotel Union Geiranger - a family-run hotel steeped in tradition and situated in the midst of a world-renowned, stunningly beautiful Norwegian fjord landscape. Owned by the Mjelva family and run by the fourth generation, the Hotel Union is a first-class hotel with every modern facility, and a long and proud history of excellence. For over one hundred years, guests have been coming here to stay - and to experience something very special. The hotel offers the very best of personal service, stylish and comfortable accommodation, and superior cuisine, with delicious dishes based on the finest local ingredients. Geiranger has some of the most outstanding natural beauty in the world, as well as a fascinating cultural history. The Hotel Union Bath & Spa is of international standard and offers wellbeing and relaxation in a unique atmosphere and setting. We know that it is the little things and personal touches that add up to create a truly memorable experience. We take pride in making your special wish come true. For us no wish is too small - and none too great.The hotel has 197 rooms and suites (all rooms at the hotel are non-smoking), a restaurant seating 400 guests and a conference room with seating for 400 persons. Our dance bar "Studebaker`n Show Arena has live music six days a week. The hotel has a large garden with a swimming pool, mini golf and a popular playground for children. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Geiranger Union Hotel