Fjord Hotels

Balestrand Norway
 
Alexandra Hotel
Loen, Norway

Balholm has innkeeper traditions dating from 1752. The Kvikne family, who own the place, took it over in 1877. Since then the establishment has undergone constant development which continues to this day. Many new building, remodeling and expansion projects have been carried out without diminishing the distinctive architecture and charm of the Swiss chalet-style complex. Today, the hotel is a highly modern facility resounding with tradition and culture, in addition to being one of Norways largest fine hotels catering to tourists. The list of prominent guests is long. Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany was a frequent guest at Balestrand. Royalty, emperors, presidents, prime ministers, movie stars and artists from many countries grace the guest list. The hotel has collected a number of art works and collectibles which are displayed throughout the hotel and give it its special appeal and atmosphere.

 
Balestrand Hotel
Balestrand, Norway

A small family run establishment that operates on a bed & breakfast basis and caters to the individual tourist. We take pride in offering quality accommodations that are quiet, centrally located and away from the hustle and bustle of group travel. Our property has a large, private lawn area that extends down to the seaside. For the hardy tourist wishing to literally experience one of Norway's most beautiful fjords, the temperature during the summer months is suitable for swimming. We have a rowing boat for guest use, provide fishing gear and offer free use of bicycles. Balestrand is the ideal destination if you are seeking a tranquil, relaxing and friendly atmosphere. The surrounding mountains offer a multitude of hiking possibilities for the light walker or the hardy trekker. Balestrand is also the perfect starting point to base oneself for the numerous excursions in the Sognefjord region.

 
Fleischer
Voss, Norway

anno 1889 Over the last 100 years, Fleischers Hotel has established a reputation as one of the most service-minded and traditionally run hotels in Norway. The hotel was built in 1889 in the pseudo-Swiss style with towers, spires, large dormers and balconies. Today, Fleischer's is a modern hotel in which the spirit, charm and style of the past have been preserved. At present, the fifth generation of Fleischers run the hotel.

 
Geiranger Hotel
Geiranger, Norway

Hotel built in 1974.The Geiranger hotel was previously two separate hotels which have now been converted into one hotel by constructing a overhead walkway linking the two buildings. The Geiranger enjoys a spectacular location and this is it is main selling point. The rooms are basic but the restaurant and view are magnificent.

 

 
Kvikne Hotel
Balestrand, Norway

About Kvikne's Hotel At Kvikne's the best traditions of innkeeping go right back to 1752. The Kvikne family, who still own the hotel today, took over in 1877 and a continuous process of development has been going on from that day to this. The hotel was built in the "Swiss" style. Much new building, reconstruction and extension has gone on since, but none of it has altered the special character of this place. Kvikne's is a modern hotel with old world charm and atmosphere and with 200 guest rooms is one of the largest tourist hotels in Norway. The hotel is graced with an extensive collection of artworks and antiques, which give it its special style. The list of prominent guests is a long one. Keiser Wilhelm II of Germany was a frequent guest in Balestrand. Royalty, emperors, presidents, prime ministers, film stars and artists from many countries can be found on the guest list.

 
Stalheim Hotel
Stalheim, Norway

Stalheim Hotel has 120 rooms with 215 beds, and we offer both family-rooms and suites in addition to single and double rooms. The hotel is a seasonally run resort hotel, and is open from May 15 to September 15. Our guests are of a quite international make-up, and the majority are here for holiday purposes. We have therefore endeavored to maintain a quiet and relaxing atmosphere with spacious panorama view lounges, one of them including a grand-piano. During the whole season we employ a professional piano-player for entertainment. The hotel holds two restaurants, both able to seat approx. 180 guests. We can also offer a fully licensed bar on the premises. During the day the coffee shop is open for all guests, where you can purchase lighter meals and refreshments. The hotel's gift-shop is open throughout the day, and here we offer a wide range of goods at very competitive prices. This includes jewelry, knitwear, gift articles made by pewter and glass, some leisurewear and a large selection of Christmas decorations. There are TVs available both in the lounge and in the bar.

 
Thon Hotel Bristol
Loen, Norway

Alexandra Hotel, considered one of the leading hotels in Norway, has a high degree of comfort, service and a personal atmosphere. As per today 4th and 5th generation of the Loen family is the management of the hotel, and the traditional hospitality is taken well care of. Hotel Alexandra has a range of fasilities - both indoor and outdoor. Bath and Spa, Nightclub and Restaurants, Shops, Outdoor swimmingpool, Tennis, Minigolf, Boccia, Playground, Volleyball, Bicycle hire, Rowing boats and Pedallos.

 
Thon Hotel Fagernes
Fagernes, Norway

 
Ullensvang Hotel
Lofthus, Norway

Ullensvang is not only the largest fruit garden in Norway, with its 450.000 fruit trees. The fjord and the green luxuriant hills stretching up towards the Folgefonna glacier has for more than a century been a tempting destination for travellers from all over the world. The local vicar hosted travellers already in the 18th century. And the famous norwegian painters Tidemand and Gude have shown their impressions through Norway's most famous painting, "The Bridal Journey of Hardanger". "Had I known it was so beautiful here, I would have come before", said Björnstjerne Björnson, a Norwegian author. Hotel Ullensvang is family owned, and has been since the establishing in 1846. Perhaps the most famous guest through all these years, is the composer Edvard Grieg. He came for the first time in 1878, and spent many summers, and one winter, in Lofthus. In Lofthus, he found the inspiration for music like "Springtime", "The Holberg Suite" and "Peer Gynt Suite". His composers cabin is still here, displayed in the hotel garden, and the surrounding nature can still inspire and impress even the greatest travelers!

 
Union Hotel
Oye, Norway

The year is 1891. Europes aristocracy and upper classes seek new and exciting destinations with spectacular scenery. The clientele for which the Union Hotel in Øye by the Hjørund fjord opened its doors this year was fastidious. The guest register shows a line of success: Queen Willemina of the Netherlands, Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany, King Oscar II of Sweden and Norway, and Queen Maud and King Haakon VII of Norway are some of the royalty who enjoyed their stay. The hotel was restored in the original style in 1989, and now appears as it did in its heyday.

 
Utne Hotel
Hardangerfjord, Norway

Imagine being able to take your holiday at a gentle tempo, relax in a unique environment far from the hustle and bustle of the city. There is such a place in the middle of the Hardanger Fjord district. The Utne Hotel is one of the oldest in Norway to have operated continuously as a hotel in the same building. Travellers have been enjoying food and shelter here since 1722, when Peder Larsson Børsem first acquired a licence to receive guests, and up to the present day. The hotel has a three-hundred year tradition of care and consideration for its guests. The tradition was personified by Mother Utne (Torbjørg Utne, 1812 1903). Since the hotel was built in 1722 it has been extended, upgraded and restored at different types, most recently in winter 2003/2004. The Utne Hotel has to be experienced. A stay here is akin to living in a history book. Building details, household items and decor have been carefully preserved.

 
Walaker Hotell
Sognefjord, Norway

Welcome to the Walaker Hotel, a nostalgic, charming hotel, built up by nine generations of the Nitter Walaker family. The hotel has 24 guestrooms in three buildings, and an art gallery that exhibits works by national artists. Our course and conference facilities are housed in the old "Fjøsen" (barn), - built around 1882. The Hotel lies in Solvorn on the Sognefjord, a short distance from many of Norway's most famous tourist attractions.