Hotel Accommodation in Norway
FEATURED HOTELS, NORWAY
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is a city and municipality in Møre og Romsdal county, Norway. It
is part of the Sunnmøre region. It is a sea port, and is noted for
its unique concentration of Jugendstil architecture.
Ålesund was established as
a municipality on 1 January 1838. Borgund was merged with Ålesund
on 1 January 1968. Sula was separated from Ålesund on 1 January 1977.
Ålesund received city rights in 1848. It is the administrative center
of the municipality as well as the principal shipping city of the Sunnmøre
Legend has it that Gangerolf (outside
of Norway better known as Rollo), the 10th century founder of the dynasty
of the dukes of Normandy, hailed from the community of Giske, north-west
of Ålesund. At least three statues of Rolle exist: in the town park
in Ålesund, in the city of Rouen, France, and in Fargo, North Dakota,
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Hotel Atlantica Ålesund
The First Hotel Atlantica
is a centrally located, modern property surrounded by art nouveau architecture,
within 400 metres of the town's main museums. The hotel's Café Brosundet
serves a range of European and traditional Norwegian dishes in a relaxed,
modern setting. Guests can also warm up in front of the fire in the hotel
lobby, and those on business can benefit from the conference rooms, which
offer a range of audio-visual equipment. Guests arriving by car can use
nearby secure parking, and further practical amenities include a 24- hour
front desk with safe-deposit box, room service and dry cleaning facilities.
The hotel is well placed for those wishing to explore the area; Ålesund
Church is just 400 metres away; the Aksla Fjellstue viewpoint is one kilometre
away; the Atlantic Sea Park is three kilometres away, and the Sunnmøre
Museum is at a six kilometre distance. Ålesund Airport is 15 kilometres
from the hotel, and takes approximately 20 minutes to reach by car
SAS Hotel, Ålesund
The Alesund Radisson SAS
is a modern five-floor hotel set beside the sea in downtown Alesund, within
a kilometre of the historic town centre. Guests can enjoy the sunset with
a light meal and drink at the private quay where coastal steamer, Hurtigruten,
arrives twice a day and puts on a show. Guests can also plan their travels
using the complimentary Internet port and unwind with coffee or drinks
in the lobby lounge. A business centre and eight modern meeting rooms benefit
corporate travellers. The contemporary mountain-facing restaurant serves
Mediterranean food with an emphasis on fresh seafood dishes, and is open
throughout the day. Tourists can visit the Art Nouveau Museum and historic
town centre, admired for its Art Nouveau architecture, both about 500 metres
away. The Sunnmøre Museum and Atlantic Sea Park are both three kilometres
away. Alesund Vigra Airport 20 kilometres and a 25 minute drive away.
The Scandic Ålesund
is an Art Nouveau design hotel set in Ålesund harbour on its own
pier, 500 metres from the shopping centre and museums. After a day's
sightseeing guests can unwind in the sauna to refresh themselves for the
evening ahead or take advantage of complimentary access to the nearby 3T
fitness centre. During the summer there is a special check-in point for
kids where each child receives a surprise gift. Guests can relax in the
bar and take in the views over the harbour, browse through the complimentary
newspapers or make use of wireless Internet access available throughout
the hotel's public areas. Business guests benefit from meeting rooms accommodating
up to 160 people, all of which have exits onto the pier. Guests arriving
by car will appreciate onsite parking spaces and a nearby garage (surcharge
applies). Solnør Gaard golf course is 30 kilometres from Ålesund
and has 18 holes, with golf cars available for rent. There's a putting
green by the clubhouse.
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is a municipality in Akershus county, Norway. It is part of the Viken traditional
region. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of
Asker. The municipality is a suburb of Oslo, the national capital.
Although Asker is principally a rural
municipality, the expansion of Oslo has resulted in its becoming an affluent
suburb. Thus numerous celebrities now reside in the area. Asker is
also the home of the Frisk Tigers, who won the Norwegian Hockey championship
in 1975, 1979, and 2002. Asker Skiklubb is the largest sports club in Norway.
It has a long history dating back to 1889. Many of Asker's famous people
have been successful individuals associated with the sports club.
Asker, more notably Blakstad, was
a stronghold for the Baglers, who contended with the Birkebeiners during
a civil war during the Viking period.
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Hotel Leangkollen Asker
The Quality Hotel Leangkollen
is a modern low-rise hotel situated in Asker, 22 kilometres from Oslo's
city centre and 80 kilometres from the airport. Guests can start the day
with a complimentary buffet breakfast, and later dine at Storstua, which
offers an extensive range of cuisine served in a relaxed and informal setting,
or at the Restauranten, which serves a buffet lunch in a typical Norwegian
timber style setting. Punctum Bar serves light snacks and a range of drinks.
Guests can enjoy a swim in the indoor pool, or use facilities at a nearby
fitness centre where discounted rates apply. Multilingual staff at the
24-hour front desk can exchange currency, assist guests, and advise on
local amenities and attractions. Visitors are well located to visit Oslo
city centre, with attractions such as Aker Brygge and the Royal Palace
19 kilometres away. Oslo Airport is 80 kilometres from the hotel, with
an approximate driving time of 60 minutes.
Asker Oslo, Asker
The Scandic Asker is a modern
red brick hotel situated in Asker town centre, 300 metres from the airport
express line and 22 kilometres from Oslo. Health conscious guests benefit
from the use of the onsite gym and after a workout can unwind in the sauna;
these facilities are complimentary and other services include a solarium
(surcharge applies). During the summertime kids can use the playroom, where
the hotel mascot Sigge the hedgehog has plenty of toys and games to keep
children amused. All children receive a surprise gift from Sigge at check-in.
In the summer, guests can unwind with a drink on the rooftop restaurant
balcony. Free wireless Internet access is available throughout the public
areas of the hotel for those who want to plan sightseeing activities or
keep in touch with friends and family. The hotel is located in the centre
of town and close to shopping, beaches and other leisure activities.
FEATURED HOTELS, NORWAY
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a city and a municipality in Nordland county, Norway. It is part of the
Salten region. The city of Bodø was established as a municipality
on 1 January 1838 (see formannskapsdistrikt). Bodin was merged with Bodø
on 1 January 1968. Skjerstad was merged with Bodø on 1 January 2005.
Bodø, located just north of the Arctic Circle, is the largest city
in Nordland, and the second largest in North Norway.
The city lies just north of the Arctic
Circle where the midnight sun is visible from 2 June to 10 July. Due to
atmospheric refraction, there is no true polar night in Bodø, but
because of the mountains south of Bodø, the sun is not visible from
the city from early December to early January. Average number of sunhours
in Bodø is highest in June with 221 hours; May averages 218 and
August 167, while March gets 114, October 54 and December only 0.4.
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SAS Hotel, Bodø
Built in 1971, the Radisson
SAS Hotel is a modern, twelve-floor property situated in the harbour area
of Bodø, two kilometres from Bodø Airport and 40 kilometres
from the 19th-century trading centre of Kjerringoy. The hotel has
its own Pizzakjeller'n restaurant; a relaxed and lively pizzeria serving
national and international cuisine. Guests can also work out in the fitness
centre, relax in the sauna, pamper themselves in the beauty salon, shop
onsite, and unwind with a drink in the rooftop bar with panoramic views.
The marina area and city centre offer numerous shops, bars and restaurants.
Tourist attractions, such as the Norwegian Aviation Museum, are two kilometres
away, and the Saltstraumen, one of the largest maelstroms in the world,
is 33 kilometres away. Bodo Airport is just two kilometres from the hotel,
an approximate driving time of four minutes.
Rica Hotel Bodø enjoys
a unique location, with the sea on one side of the hotel and the city centre
with shops and restaurants on the other. It is a full-service hotel with
excellent conference facilities. Bodø has wonderful scenery and
the densest population of sea eagles in the world. You will always be able
to catch a glimpse of this magnificent bird from one of the rooms.
The hotel restaurant is decorated with paintings and water-colours of the
Northern Norwegian landscape produced by Ivar Grundstad. It provides breakfast,
lunch and dinner for the hotel's guests. Restaurant Blix is just as popular
among the town's inhabitants as it is with the hotel's guests. Seafood
is an obvious selection on the menu. There is also the August Bar, which
serves hot and cold drinks in pleasant surroundings.
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is a town and municipality in the county of Rogaland, Norway. Haugesund
was separated from Torvastad as a town and municipality of its own in 1855.
The rural municipality of Skåre was merged with Haugesund 1 January
1958. Haugesund is a small municipality, only 73 km². The population
is 33,022, giving the municipality a population density of 459 people per
The town is situated at a strategically
important sound through which ships could pass without heavy sea. In the
early years the coastal waters of Haugesund were a huge source of herring,
and the town grew accordingly. Despite being barely a village back then,
king Harald Fairhair lived on Avaldsnes, very close to the modern town
of Haugesund. In the last decades, the town, like its neighbours, has been
turning towards the petroleum industry, the herring being long gone.
Haugesund is a cultural centre for
its region, and is home to several festivals, the largest being the Norwegian
International Film Festival and Sildajazz, an international jazz festival
with approximately 70 bands and close to 200 concerts.
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SAS Hotel Haugesund
The Radisson SAS Hotel Haugesund
is a modern property set in private gardens, located four kilometres from
Haugesund centre and the Avaldsnes Viking Settlement. The hotel restaurant,
Royal, serves a range of international and Norwegian specialties in a relaxed,
modern setting with garden views, and guests can round off the evening
with a drink in the bar. Guests can stroll through the hotel gardens; practice
their swing on the golfing green; enjoy discounted use of the neighbouring
fitness centre, and enjoy some relaxation time in the indoor pool and sauna.
The hotel is in a perfect position to explore the area; Avaldsnes Kirke
and the bustling Indre Kai area, with its restaurants and bars, are both
within five kilometres of the hotel; and the Haraldstøtta Monument
is eight kilometres away. Further afield Åkrasanden and Sandvesanden
beaches at a 15 kilometre distance. Haugesund Airport is seven kilometres
away, and takes approximately ten minutes to reach by car.
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