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I recently stayed here before a hike of Besseggen. Like many things in Norway, it wasn't cheap, but, I treated it as a once in a lifetime kind of thing, so my attitude stayed positive. My friend and I arrived the first night and got...More
Previous reviews cover the standard of service and price but I just wanted to share my experience..
I found it ridiculous having to pay 10 kroner for 4 minutes of hot water in the shower.. surely this could be covered in the lodge rates.
This lodge has the most perfect location to start the Besseggen Ridge trek, and they know that they're the only ones remotely close by, and you pay for it. Even for Norwegian standards, this place is expensive. The dorm room was fine, we had our...More
We stayed there at June, so there were only few guests.
The sleeping room and public shower and WC (the best view I ever had on a toilet) were clean and tidy and it is a nice place to stay.
A good start to walk...More
Gjendesheim, a sports lodge run by the Norwegian Tourist Assoc. (NTF) is perfectly located at the shore of Gjendesvann, a beautiful lake, surrounded by impressive mountains, Bessegen. Can be easily reached by buss. Boats to different destinations over the lake depart from here.