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Top tips for finding the perfect Norway hotel
The best time to enjoy the midnight sun in Norway is from June to August when daylight lasts over 20 hours. Conversely, if you want to catch nature’s light show of the Northern Lights, you will want to visit when the nights last the longest, from around November to February.
If you want to visit Dovrefjell-Sunndalsfjella National Park to catch a glimpse of wild reindeer, musk ox, and arctic foxes in their natural habitat, you can book Eidsvåg Fjordhotell in Eidsvåg, which is a waterfront hotel around 1h 30min away, and in Oppdal, there is Frich’s Kongsvold, around 40min away, or Quality Hotel Skifer, which offers mountain views and is about a 40min drive.
Sørmarka Konferansehotell in Ski and Quality Hotel Entry in Kolbotn are both around a 30min drive to Tusenfryd, Norway’s largest amusement park that also has a water park in its complex. Both hotels also offer family rooms and kid-friendly menus if you are traveling with children.
To enjoy the views of continental Europe’s largest glacier, Jostedalsbreen, you can stay at Olden Fjordhotel, which is about 30min away and is also on the waters of a fjord fed by the glacier. Or you can choose Jostedal Hotel in Luster, which is about a 15min drive to the glacier’s national parklands.
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Norway, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Norway in January and December.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Norway if you stay on a Tuesday. The opposite is true for, Monday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book at least 68 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Norway accommodation.
The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Norway found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was R1 363, while the most expensive was R6 010.
FAQs when booking a hotel in Norway
Where can I visit in Norway to learn more about Viking culture?
On the island of Vestvågøya, you can stay at Lofotr Overnatting, Furu Hostel, or Scandic Leknes Lofoten, all of which are a few minutes’ drive to the living Lofotr Viking Museum, full of artifacts and interactive experiences for you to try. Further south, outside of Oslo in Horten, you can easily reach the Midgard Viking Center from Hotel Horten Brygge, Horten Budget Hotel, and Thon Hotel Horten, the last of which offers packed lunch services if you want a convenient bite to eat as you explore the area.
When is the best time for an ice hotel experience in Norway?
Staying in a hotel room carved from ice is a unique experience you can have in Norway. The Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel in Alta has local artists recreating igloos from natural ice and snow that you can book in December and from January to April. The Snowhotel Kirkenes in Finnmark takes bookings all year long and offers family rooms that sleep up to four. You can also find an ice hotel experience as far south as the Hunderfossen Snøhotell in Lillehammer, where you can book rooms from January to March.
Where are the best spa resorts in Norway?
Solstrand Hotel & Bad in Bergen features a full-service spa offering various treatments along with a jet therapy pool and Finnish sauna, as well as indoor and heated outdoor pools with fjord views, which you can also take a dip in. In the coastal town of Fevik, the Strand Hotel Fevik - by Classic Norway Hotels has a wellness center with a range of massage treatments, indoor and outdoor heated Jacuzzis, sauna, and fitness facilities. In the mountain town of Trysil, the Radisson Blu Mountain Resort & Residences also provides heated indoor and outdoor pools, massage treatments, Jacuzzis, and a full fitness center, as well as four different types of sauna experiences.
What is the most popular destination in Norway?
Based on KAYAK hotel searches, the most popular destination is Oslo (86% of total searches to Norway). The next most popular destinations are Tromsø (7%) and Haugesund (4%). Searches for hotels in Trondheim (4%) are also popular.
What are the most popular regions of Norway?
Based on KAYAK hotel searches, the most popular region to stay in Norway is Oslo. Troms and Rogaland are also very popular.
How much is a cheap hotel in Norway?
KAYAK users have found double rooms in Norway for as cheap as R628 (Tromsø) in the last 3 days. The average price is R3 603.
How much is a hotel in Norway for tonight?
In the last 72 hours, users have found Norway hotels for tonight for as low as R1 222 (Oslo). Users have also found 3-star hotels from R1 222 (Oslo) and 4-star+ hotels from R1 791 (Oslo).
Where to stay in Norway?
Our map will help you find the perfect place to stay in Norway by showing you the exact location of each hotel.