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Kunstnerhuset Lofoten

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2014

We loved the Kunstnerhuset! Bente is so warm and welcoming, and she gave me alot of information before our trip, always answering my emails quickly! We started our bicycle trip in Svolvaer, and the location of Kunstnerhuset is perfect! Just a short walk from the town center over the bridge. The entire house is spotless and comfortable. Our room had... More 

1 Thank skiergirlBuffalo
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45 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2014

This little guesthouse is tucked away over the big bridge in Svolvaer, about 15 minutes walk from the waterfront in a quiet neighborhood at the top of a steep hill. Parking is at the bottom of the hill but they allow you to drive your car up to the door to unload temporarily. There is a spotless kitchen and large... More 

1 Thank dalailamaesque
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2013

The Kunstnerhuset (Artist's House) was a wonderful place to place while traveling through Svolvaer. We spent one night in the Artist's House and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. This is not a typical hotel - many of the guests are artists - there for a long period of time. I think of it like a bed & breakfast, without the breakfast.... More 

1 Thank GeneralCupcake
Stockholm, Sweden
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2012

Stayed at Kunstnershuset during a painting course. And the place is perfect. Beautiful surroundings give you more than enough of inspiration. Besides bedrooms and a fully equipped kitchen there is a studio upstairs with inspiring views over Svolvaer and the sea.

1 Thank GunnelM
german in yorkshire
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54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2012

Stayed there on driving holiday trough North Norway. Difficult to find place was the first impression. Very friendly welcome by the host the second. Room basic, shared bathroom (with a few other rooms). Also access to shared kitchen and lounge. Primarily for artists to stay for some time. Some rooms rented out to tourists. So we met some interesting people.... More 

1 Thank janpki
Stavanger, Norway
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2012

This lodge is a place for artists to get insperarion and you will see that from the art hiding around the place. The main reason we came was to get a view of northern lights and thats what we got :D You can also walk to downtown.

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2012

We loved staying here, the room (room 2) was very cosy and had everything we needed. The kitchen is fully equipped and the sitting room has a good TV and sofas. Above all the whole place is spotlessly clean, and very well run. I would not hesitate to stay here again.

1 Thank Kerry M
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2012

I had a wonderful stay at the Kunstnerhuset I lofoten. As a single traveller I found it so friendly and relaxed on arrival and throughout. I loved the views from all around the hotel which were much better than expected from somewhere of good value. I took many pictures from my bedroom window alone. The reception area is so homely... More 

1 Thank AngieCruse
Milan, Italy
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2012

Rooms are warm and confortable, kitchen and livingrom are very large and well furnished. It's located at 10 mins walk to the city center and supermarkets. The owner is very kind and we met interesting people in there. Totally suggested!

1 Thank lusis89
Tunis, Tunisia
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27 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2011

A charming small hotel - the simple rooms are spotless and provide stunning views over the skerries of Svolvaer in the Lofotens. Friendly host is very helpful and there is a shared kitchen, lounge/diner, washing machine and even a bicycle for guest use. Excellent value given the cost of other accommodation in the Lofotens. It is a 2km walk into... More 

1 Thank Kate_in_Tunis

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Additional Information about Kunstnerhuset Lofoten

Address: Bernt Salvesens vei 14, Svolvaer 8300, Norway
Region: Norway > Northern Norway > Nordland > Vagan Municipality > Svolvaer
Price Range: RM422 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Upstairs rooms have stunning views over the skerries but one of them borders the artists studio so watch out for the smell of paint!”
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