Norway Hotels

Kimkim has selected locally owned boutique accommodations that complement the country's natural landscapes and rich cultural heritage. Stay near museums and historic sites in cities like Oslo and Bergen, or opt for one of the traditional fishermen's cabins, known as rorbu, or lodges in places like Tromsø and Svolvær. Explore the fjords, northern lights, and unique landscapes with peaceful overnights in quaint locations like Flåm, Aurland, and Fjærland, or enjoy a city escape in the southern coastal hub of Stavanger.

Bergen
Bergen Børs Hotel
4.8
(35)
· Luxury
Located in Bergen’s former stock exchange building—and across the street from the harbor—this 127-room hotel is one of the few luxury options in town. The upscale dining options include an all-day seafood cathedral surrounded by restored frescoes, while a Michelin-starred Nordic restaurant serves...
Balestrand
Dragsvik Fjordhotel
5.0
(10)
· Comfort
Steps from the Dragsvik ferry terminal, this seasonal hotel is on a narrow peninsula with fjord views in both directions. The historic interiors have modern updates, and various room types (including newer private cabins) have views of the sea and mountains. Nearby Balestrand offers shops,...
Bergen
Opus XVI
5.0
(9)
· Luxury
The polished 65-room Opus XVI boutique hotel is housed in a former bank from 1876, one of Bergen’s most famous historic buildings. After an extensive renovation was completed in 2018, there are sophisticated rooms that have warm tones and luxe amenities, with nods to the owners’ relative,...
Fjærland
Fjærland Fjordstove Hotel
4.8
(13)
· Comfort
This white clapboard property from 1937 overlooks a stunning vantage point along a narrow branch of Norway's longest and deepest fjord. Rustic-chic interiors include a spacious restaurant and lounge, while the 14 rooms take up the top two floors (no elevator). Guests can swim and kayak or stroll...
Oslo
Hotel Christiania Teater
4.9
(10)
· Comfort
With art nouveau flair, this 102-room boutique hotel is a historic fixture on a tree-lined street between the National Theater and Parliament building—and within walking distance to the Aker Brygge waterfront area with restaurants and museums. Rooms have hardwood floors and plush furnishings,...
Balestrand
Kviknes Hotel
4.7
(32)
· Comfort
Surrounded by mountains and sea, 190-room Kviknes has been family-owned since 1877 and is still one of the largest and most famous hotels in the Sognefjord region. The historic wing is the highlight, with an impressive first floor decorated with original art and antiques, while a newer,...
Flåm
29|2 Aurland
4.9
(9)
· Comfort
In 2014, this former fishing lodge was transformed into a small property with 10 rustic-chic rooms. The owners live on-site, and each summer season ushers in a new staff, including a chef, gardener, and artist-in-residence. Guests spend their days in nature—with plenty of hikes and activities in...
Aurland
Hotel Aurlandsfjord
4.8
(11)
· Mid-range
Surrounded by fjord views, this traditional clapboard hotel in Aurland completed a major interior renovation in 2021. Contemporary rooms have new bathrooms and local bath products, and many come with balconies or terraces (dogs are welcome). A restaurant and bar face the views, and staff can...
Oslo
Thon Hotel Opera
4.7
(20)
· Comfort
This 480-room mid-range hotel is hard to miss given its central location between the Oslo Opera House (hence the name) and Oslo Central Station, with express trains to and from the airport. Rooms and suites have colorful, modern decor—some with bathtubs and balconies. The spacious lobby has a...
Photo courtesy of Svinøya Rorbuer
Svolvær
Svinøya Rorbuer
4.7
(15)
· Mid-range
Svinøya Rorbuer offers a charming retreat in the vibrant fishing village of Svolvær, located on the island of Svinøya in Lofoten. Here, you can experience the authenticity of the Lofoten Islands, with its historical buildings and cabins nestled between the fish landing station, quayside...
Photo courtesy of Reine Rorbuer
Reine
Reine Rorbuer
4.7
(13)
· Mid-range
Reine Rorbuer is a charming waterfront hotel on the southern tip of the Lofoten archipelago, offering a serene and isolated retreat. The hotel is conveniently located within a 15-minute drive of Dagmar's Museum of Dolls and Toys and the Stockfish Museum, just 6 miles (9.8 km) from the Norwegian...
Photo courtesy of Scandic Ishavshotel
Tromsø
Scandic Ishavshotel
4.6
(18)
· Comfort
Scandic Ishavshotel is an award-winning waterfront hotel right on Tromsø's quayside. It's located near the Hurtigruten ferry and an 8-minute walk from the Polar Museum. You'll have the opportunity to experience the northern lights in winter and the midnight sun in summer. Additionally, you'll...
Flåm
Fretheim Hotel
4.6
(27)
· Luxury
With 122 rooms, the biggest hotel in Flåm stands out for its sprawling size and white clapboard exterior against a steep mountain backdrop. Guests can choose between various wings and room types—including the elegant historic wing—and many have balconies and terraces with fjord views. When not in...
Oslo
Hotel Bristol
4.8
(8)
· Luxury
Hotel Bristol’s pink-hued exterior takes up a prime corner location in central Oslo near theaters and museums. It remains a popular luxury choice thanks to a major renovation in 2019, just in time for its 100th anniversary. Rooms have upscale amenities, while an elegant food and beverage program...
Oslo
Amerikalinjen
4.8
(6)
· Luxury
Opened in 2019, this luxurious, yet trendy boutique hotel pays homage to the ship that transported thousands of Norwegian immigrants to their new home in America during the 19th century—and that’s just a nibble of the story that plays a larger part of the brand. Rooms have parquet floors and...
Photo courtesy of Clarion Hotel The Edge
Tromsø
Clarion Hotel the Edge
4.8
(6)
· Comfort
Clarion Hotel The Edge is located right on the waterfront in Tromsø. The hotel's reflection on the water is a sight to behold, symbolizing the harmony it shares with its environment. The hotel is situated in the city center, placing you in an ideal spot to experience the northern lights, the...
Photo courtesy Sommarøy Arctic Hotel
Sommarøy
Sommarøy Arctic Hotel
5.0
(4)
· Comfort
Sommarøy Arctic Hotel in Tromsø is a property in the serene beach area of Sommarøy. The hotel exudes a modern touch yet maintains an authentic Arctic character deeply rooted in the region's history. You'll be nestled in a vibrant fishing village, where you can immerse yourself in the local way of...
Oslo
Hotell Bondeheimen
4.5
(23)
· Mid-range
Dating back to 1913, this historic hotel in the heart of Oslo has modern interiors and an impressive sustainability program. There are 145 rooms in several room categories ranging from single beds to suites that can sleep a family of four—and all come with tech-friendly amenities. An on-site...
Oslo
The Thief
4.7
(7)
· Luxury
Featuring modern art and design, this 114-room waterfront hotel stands out for its curved architecture—and its location on Tjuvholmen (Thief Islet), which was once known for thieves and pirates, hence the name. Unlike most hotels in Oslo, guests have direct access to the Oslofjord for swimming,...
Aurland
Vangsgaarden Gjestgiveri
4.5
(18)
· Comfort
With direct views of the Aurlandsfjord, this seasonal, family-owned property in Aurland once hosted British salmon anglers in the 19th century. Today, there are 22 rooms that come in a few different categories (and buildings) including charming hotel rooms with antique furnishings to modern...
Photo courtesy of Thon Hotel Svolvær
Svolvær
Thon Hotel
4.8
(4)
· Comfort
Thon Hotel Svolvær sits centrally in the picturesque harbor town of Svolvær. Built with a modern design, the hotel's contemporary aesthetic blends perfectly with its authentic surroundings. Its location offers waterfront views and those of the Svolværgeita Mountain. Popular sites within proximity...
Flåmsbrygga Hotel
Flåm
Flåmsbrygga Hotel
4.4
(18)
· Comfort
Flåmsbrygga is a small wooden hotel in the heart of Flåm, just steps from the train station and cruise ship port. The property opened in 2008 and now offers 34 rooms with fresh lodge decor, Nespresso machines, and furnished balconies. After a day's adventures, you can dine at one of the best...
Oslo
Hotel Continental
5.0
(2)
· Luxury
One of the longest-running hotels in Norway’s capital sits across the street from the National Theater. This is more than a luxury hotel though, it’s a point of pride for Oslo residents with a family-owned history dating back to the 19th century—and you’ll find just as many locals as...
Stavanger
Hotel Victoria
5.0
(2)
· Comfort
Housed in a historic building, this renovated 107-room property is one of the newer additions in the heart of Stavanger. It’s located across from the ferry terminal, with quick access to a range of boat excursions in the Lysefjord area. The lobby has a fireplace and loaner bikes, as well as a...
Photo courtesy of Scandic Torget Bergen
Bergen
Scandic Torget
4.4
(14)
· Mid-range
Scandic Torget Bergen is a recently renovated, centrally-located property in Bergen. This hotel combines modern convenience with its historical surroundings outside the iconic Fish Market and Bryggen. You'll be right along the famous Torget Street and across from the city's picturesque and...
Bergen
Clarion Collection Hotel Havnekontoret
4.7
(3)
· Comfort
Housed in a neoclassical property from the 1920s, this Clarion property offers a prime location in the Bryggen area for easy access to the colorful harbor that dates back to the 14th century. Guests have all-day access to a spacious lobby and lounge and can take part in the daily complimentary...
Alta
GLØD Aurora Canvas Dome
4.7
(3)
· Comfort
At Glød Aurora Canvas Dome, you'll experience a unique glamping experience surrounded by nature. From late August to April, you may even witness the breathtaking northern lights right from your bed. The property is thoughtfully designed with walkways connecting the domes, a grand lavvo, an...
Photo courtesy of Radisson Blu Hotel Tromsø
Tromsø
Radisson Blu Hotel
4.4
(7)
· Comfort
Radisson Blu Hotel in Tromsø is just a short distance from Langnes Airport and right in the city center, giving you easy access to local cultural attractions, dining spots, and shopping areas. You'll enjoy scenic views of the mountains, forests, and fjords from the hotel. Its location makes it...
Bergen
The Hanseatic Hotel
4.4
(7)
· Comfort
Part of Bergen’s UNESCO-listed Bryggen historic district, this 37-room hotel is housed in a building from the 18th century next to the Hanseatic Museum. Each room is unique with original details, like timber walls and wood-beamed ceilings, mixed with more contemporary textures and patterns—and...
Photo courtesy of Clarion Hotel The Hub
Oslo
Clarion Hotel The Hub
4.4
(8)
· Comfort
Clarion Hotel The Hub is a modern skyrise property located on a main street in the city's shopping district. You'll be just a 3-minute walk from Oslo Central Station in one direction and the Oslo Cathedral in the other. You'll also be close to bars, cafés, shops, and restaurants. Other sites are...

Hotel Advice for Norway

Norway
The 8 Best Boutique Hotels in Norway

No one travels just for the hotels, right? Perhaps, but your choice of lodging can make or break your travel experience. A good hotel will forever be ingrained in your memory, elevating your trip from good to great—or, in the case of these fabulous boutique hotels, from great to once-in-a-lifetime.

Norway
6 Unique Places to Stay in Norway

Planning a trip to Norway? Make the most of your visit with a standout stay in one of these alternatives to traditional hotels. Spend an unforgettable night in a lighthouse, igloo, or fisher's cabin, and you'll have something to write about.

Oslo, Norway
The 5 Best Family Friendly Hotels in Oslo

You'd be hard-pressed to find a European capital more suitable for families and kids than Oslo. A number of hotels cater to parents of both small children and teens—with the right lodging, you'll feel right at home in this booming heart of Scandinavia.

Bergen, Norway
The 5 Best Family-Friendly Hotels in Bergen

Bergen is an incredibly family-friendly destination with no shortage of indoor and outdoor child-oriented activities. After long days spent exploring the scenic Norwegian coastal city, you'll want to be sure you have a comfortable place to relax and recharge. Here are five of Bergen's best family-oriented hotels.

This villa with 18 rooms offers peaceful common spaces (photo courtesy of Villa Terminus)
The 6 Best Boutique Hotels in Bergen

When choosing a hotel in Norway's charming city of Bergen, consider one of the many boutique options within walking distance of top attractions. These six hotels provide unique decor elements, including a glass ceiling purchased in Amsterdam, wood beams from the Hanseatic period, and motifs inspired by two famous Norwegian composers. Read on and pick your favorite.

Hotel on Djupvatnet Lake, Norway
The 6 Best Family-Friendly Hotels in Lapland & Northern Norway

With activities like dogsledding, whale safaris, and hunting for the northern lights, the Lappland and Northern Norway region is a natural destination for travelers with kids. Most area lodging readily caters to groups and families—here are four of the best options, from Tromsø hotels to traditional tents in the wilderness.

Each room at this hotel has a private seated balcony (photo courtesy of Flåmsbrygga Hotel)
The 4 Best Fjordside Hotels in Flåm

When choosing a place to stay in Flåm—a village in Norway's fjord region—views are likely a priority. These four charming hotels are surrounded by steep mountains in the Aurlandsfjord (a branch of the famous Sognefjord) and offer direct access to hiking trails and fjord excursions, plus a vintage-style railway with one of the steepest train routes in the world.

This stunning all-day restaurant, called Fresco Hall, welcomes guests and non-guests (photo courtesy of Bergen Børs Hotel)
The 4 Best Luxury Hotels in Bergen

If you're looking for a splurge hotel in Norway's second-largest city—walking distance from the historic harbor—these four hotels have upscale interiors and possible amenities ranging from spas and tranquility pools to Michelin-starred restaurants. Here are our top picks for the best luxury hotels in Bergen.

This historic hotel has easy access to challenging hiking trails (photo courtesy of Kviknes Hotel)
The 12 Best Hotels in the Sognefjord

Given the rugged, remote, and sizable setting in Norway's fjord region, choosing the right hotel (and location) can get tricky, but we're here to help. We've hand-picked a dozen options in the Sognefjord—the country's longest and deepest fjord—and have broken them down into three categories depending on your budget: standard, mid-range, and luxury. Read on for the best hotels in the Sognefjord.

Bergen's historic waterfront is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979
The 5 Best Waterfront Hotels in Bergen

Along an arm of the North Sea, Bergen's waterfront is recognizable for its colorful maze of wooden houses backed by forested mountains—you'll likely want to spend quality time here when visiting. These five hotels are directly on the harbor or steps from it, with easy access to outdoor cafés, a fish market, hiking trails (with sea views), and fjord excursions.

An autumn hiker at one of Norway's famous views from Pulpit Rock
The 4 Best Hotels near Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock)

One of the most famous hikes in Norway offers few hotel options (enjoy those uninterrupted views), and you'll want a good night's sleep before and after the adventure. Luckily, Stavanger, Norway's fourth largest city, is less than an hour away from Pulpit Rock, providing a charming base. Here are four hotels in the cobbled center with access to great restaurants and shopping.

A series of historic clapboard buildings make up Vangsgaarden Gjestgiveri in Aurland (photo courtesy of @kristaelvheim)
The 3 Best Hotels in Aurland

If traveling to Norway's fjord region, the small village of Aurland provides a charming base for exploring the incredibly scenic Aurlandsford (a branch of the Sognefjord). These three hotels—two of which are family-owned—offer easy access to hiking trails, fjord excursions, a beachfront for swimmers, and Stegastein Viewpoint.

This family-owned hotel in Balestrand dates to 1877 (photo courtesy of Kviknes Hotel)
The 3 Best Fjordside Hotels in Balestrand

When choosing a hotel in the artsy and outdoorsy town of Balestrand, you'll likely prioritize views of the Sognefjord—Norway's longest and deepest fjord. These three hotels not only take advantage of their proximity to the surrounding mountains and sea but have easy access to galleries, challenging hiking trails, and fjord adventures.

This hotel has a bright restaurant with street views (photo courtesy of Hotel Christiania Teater
The 9 Best Hotel Restaurants in Oslo

Many of Oslo's top hotels have added new polished restaurants in recent years that aim to draw locals and travelers alike, with unique draws like rooftop settings or large windows facing the Christmas market. These nine hotels—some are restored historic properties from the 19th century—are well located in the city center and pair easily with top attractions like Palace Park and the Munch Museum.

Order a beverage among elegant furnishings and hand-painted murals (photo courtesy of Hotel Bristol)
The 8 Best Historic Hotels in Oslo

Norway's capital is swiftly gaining new modern architecture, but there are still a surprising number of hotels that make use of their buildings' historical roots. That's not to say they are dated: all the properties on this list have been restored in recent years with fresh room decor and features like upscale lounges and restaurants that blend nicely with original 19th and 20th-century details. Read on for the best historic hotels in Oslo.

Oslo's Barcode district offers new architecture, including the Munch Museum
The 4 Best Hotels near the Waterfront in Oslo

Hotels near Oslo's up-and-coming waterfront offer easy access to a deluge of new museums, restaurants, shops, and architectural gems. We've compiled a list of properties that are a short stroll to either Aker Brygge or Bjørvika along the Oslofjord, making it easier to explore Norway's capital.

This century-old whiskey bar is a cozy place for a predinner drink (photo courtesy of Grand Hotel Terminus)
The 6 Best Historic Hotels in Bergen

It should be no surprise that Bergen has a bundle of historic hotels given its UNESCO-listed wharf. We've selected six hotels that have stood the test of time, with renovated interiors that blend nicely with the buildings' original details. Even if you're not staying overnight, check out the lounges, bars, and restaurants for a glimpse of the past.

Stavanger's harbor is a popular stopover for travelers partaking in nearby hiking and fjord excursions
The 3 Best Waterfront Hotels in Stavanger

When choosing a hotel in Norway's charming city of Stavanger, most travelers are drawn to the scenic harbor, steps from top-notch restaurants, shopping, and cultural attractions, not to mention boating fjord excursions. Here are three favorite waterfront hotels—standard, mid-range, and luxury—depending on your budget.

Oslo's best boutique hotels walking distance to Palace Park (photo courtesy of Saga Hotel Oslo)
The 3 Best Boutique Hotels in Oslo

The best boutique hotels in Oslo are all within walking distance of Oslo's top attractions, like Palace Park, yet removed from the tourist crowds. Whether it's Nordic-meets-Balinese decor, elegant rooms with stand-alone tubs, or a tree-lined location near bookstores, you'll find it on this list.

This historic hotel with stylish new interiors is located near hiking trails and glacier tours (photo courtesy of Fjærland Fjordstove Hotel)
The 8 Best Historic Hotels in the Sognefjord

These eight properties—many family-owned and operated for generations—provide plenty of local charm and hospitality after a day's adventures in the Sognefjord, Norway's longest and deepest fjord.

Sip on a signature cocktail in this Moorish-style lobby  (photo courtesy of Hotel Bristol)
The 5 Best Hotel Cocktail Bars in Oslo

Norway's capital gets more sophisticated by the year, and many of its best hotels have atmospheric lounges that draw locals and travelers alike for signature cocktails. These hotels—some are historic properties from the 19th century—are well located in the city center and pair easily with restaurants as well as cultural attractions like the National Theater and Oslo Opera House.

Photo courtesy of Hotel Continental
The 5 Best Luxury Hotels in Central Oslo

If you are looking for a luxury hotel in Oslo near the best attractions, these options—many with historic roots—have up-to-date, posh rooms, sophisticated restaurants, and possible amenities ranging from spas and indoor pools to piano bars and underground jazz clubs. Here are our top picks for the best luxury hotels in Central Oslo.

A view of Bryggen at dusk from across Vågen Harbor
The 3 Best Hotels in Bryggen, Bergen's Medieval Wharf

When choosing a hotel in Bergen, some travelers prefer to be as close to the UNESCO-listed wharf, Bryggen, as possible. Here, you'll have immediate access to the photogenic maze of multicolored wooden houses with museums, boutiques, and outdoor cafés spilling toward the waterfront. We've hand-picked three hotels that fit the bill—read on to learn more.

This hotel overlooks the Mathallen Food Hall (photo courtesy of Scandic Vulkan)
The 3 Best Hotels near Grünerløkka in Oslo

These three hotels near Grünerløkka will get you close to the trendy arts district along the Akerselva river and keep you within walking distance of Oslo's city center when you're ready to explore more mainstream attractions. You'll find graffiti-lined streets, independent restaurants, and live music venues—lending to a Brooklyn, New York vibe.

Relax in a stylish hotel lounge near the new Munch Museum (photo courtesy of Clarion Hotel Oslo
The 5 Best Mid-Range Hotels in Central Oslo

These mid-range options are great for travelers who want contemporary furnishings and access to major highlights from Palace Park to the Oslo Opera House, not to mention outstanding breakfasts and cozy lounge areas. Here are the top picks for the best mid-range hotels in Oslo.

This pale yellow entrance leads to a private garden overlooking the Lustrafjord (photo courtesy of Walaker Hotel
The 3 Best Luxury Hotels in the Sognefjord

All family-owned, these three luxury hotel options offer beautiful views, elegant decor, and standout food and wine programs. Read on to find out more about our hand-picked luxury properties in Sognefjord, Norway's longest and deepest fjord.

Many rooms at this hotel feature views of Bergen's charming surroundings (photo courtesy of Bergen Børs Hotel)
The 6 Best Hotels in Bergen

Norway's second-largest city has a growing hotel scene for travelers who want to explore major highlights like the UNESCO-listed wharf, hiking trails, and nearby fjords. We've hand-picked a few options in each category—standard, mid-range, and luxury—that are located in the city center with some unique perks, like a tranquility pool and a restaurant in a 400-year-old cave, to name a few. Read on to learn more.

A pool with a view (photo courtesy of Hofslund Fjord Hotel)
The 8 Best Mid-Range Hotels in the Sognefjord

Choosing a mid-range hotel while exploring Norway's longest and deepest fjord is ideal for travelers who want a step above the standard category but don't want to spend on luxury. These eight properties offer comfortable interiors and perks, like renovated rooms with local bath products, a fireplace lounge, or an outdoor pool facing the fjord.

A few lucky suites at this hotel have spacious seated terraces (photo courtesy of Hotel Continental)
The 6 Best Hotels in Oslo

Choosing among all the great accommodations in Norway's growing capital can be tricky, and we're here to help. Here are six favorite hotels in three categories depending on your budget—standard, mid-range, and luxury—with either new or renovated rooms, standout complimentary breakfasts, and desirable locations steps from Oslo's top attractions.

Flåm Marina and Heimly Pensjonat are neighbors in Flåm (photo courtesy of Norway's best AS)
The 5 Best Standard Hotels in the Sognefjord

Norway's fjord region, like all of Scandinavia, is notoriously expensive, but the Sognefjord—Norway's longest and deepest fjord—has its share of affordable stays surrounded by spectacular scenery. We've hand-picked five simple but charming hotels that don't break the bank, leaving you extra spending money for the area's wide range of outdoor adventures and cultural activities.

Spend a few hours or more exploring the Vigeland Sculpture Park in Norway's capital
The 6 Best Hotels near Vigeland Sculpture Park in Oslo

With more than 200 sculptures by Gustav Vigeland, this enormous park is one of Oslo's top attractions, but it's a healthy trek from the city center, where most tourists stay. Luckily, we've compiled a list of hotels with easier access to this veritable open-air museum (free of charge; open 24/7). Here are our top picks for the best hotels in Oslo, close to the Vigeland Sculpture Park.

Stay in a Neo-Renaissance building in the heart of Oslo (photo courtesy of Hotel Christiania Teater)
The 3 Best Mid-Range Historic Hotels in Oslo

The fast-growing city of Oslo offers plenty of glossy new architecture, but there are still charming hotels that have stood the test of time. Below is a compiled list of three mid-range options in Norway's capital dating back to the 19th century with renovated interiors that blend nicely with the buildings' original details. Read on to learn more.

This hotel in Aker Brygge has a rooftop restaurant with fjord views (photo courtesy of The Thief)
The 5 Best Hotels near Aker Brygge in Oslo

Deciding where to stay in Norway's capital can be a difficult decision, but the newly-developed Aker Brygge waterfront precinct is a great place to consider. Though the area really comes alive during the summer months, thanks to outdoor dining and fjord excursions, there are events and attractions for every season, including the new National Museum with the most extensive art collection in the country. Check out these five hotels within a 10-minute walk from the action.

Photo courtesy of Hotell Bondeheimen
The 5 Best Standard Hotels in Central Oslo

Oslo is an expensive city, but Norway's capital has its share of affordable hotels that have renovated rooms, contemporary lounge spaces, and healthy complimentary breakfasts, adding to the appeal. Plus, you'll be within walking distance of all the city offers, including fjord excursions and top attractions like Palace Park and the Nobel Peace Center.

Photo courtesy of Grand Hotel Terminus
The 7 Best Mid-Range Hotels in Bergen

Norway's second-largest city has many unique hotels, big and small, for travelers who want to explore major highlights like the UNESCO-listed wharf and nearby fjords. A step above standard, these seven mid-range options are well located in central Bergen and offer modern rooms, free breakfasts, and comfy lounge areas or restaurants. Read on to learn more.

Enjoy afternoon tea under a historic glass atrium (photo courtesy of Grand Hotel)
The 4 Best Luxury Historic Hotels in Oslo

When choosing a hotel in Oslo, consider that the most opulent options have a storied past from the 19th century for travelers who appreciate old-world charm. All the properties on this list have been restored in recent years with a spate of new features—like a full-service spa or underground jazz club—adding modernity to the historic surroundings. Read on to learn more.

Sip a local beer and catch up on emails in this trendy lobby (photo courtesy of Zander K Hotel)
The 3 Best Standard Hotels in Bergen

There are affordable hotel options in Bergen, despite being an expensive city. The accommodations on this list have welcoming lounge spaces, complimentary breakfasts, and surprising perks like a romantic restaurant in a 400-year-old cellar. Plus, you'll be within walking distance of all the city offers, including Bryggen's medieval wharf, hiking trails, and fjord excursions.