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Svinoya Rorbuer

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Gunnar Bergs vei 2 | PO Box 74, Svolvaer 8300, Norway
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We rented 3 different Rorbuers for a big family trip to Svolvaer. They vary in standard and furnnishing quite a lot. Ours was very basic with limited views, but that was OK for us as we hung out in the larger ones with our friends and spent all day out exploring. We had breakfast and dinner in the restaurant -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The site is very well presented, the restaurant excellent, both for breakfast and dinner. We had expected a Rorbu but were not allocated one. This was not the fault of the Svinoya Rorbuer but when we mentioned it, Pelle and Synnove could not have been more helpful. They moved us to much better accommodation, at no extra charge. We were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here two nights and it was excellent. The rorbuer is cosy, clean and with a great view! Breakfast in the morning is very good and you can eat at their restaurant (good) or cooking in your kitchen. It's definitely a special place to stay in the Lofoten. Quite recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cabin we stayed in was everything we expected it to be. Cosy, comfortable, right by the sea, which amazing views of the harbour and of the surrounding mountains. Svinøya itself is a small island, but very well worth exploring all the way to the southern tip. The middle bit looks industrial, and we were hesitant to pass through it.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

Charming fisherman's cabins located centrally in Svolvaer. Excellent service from personnel. Very romantic with possible access to hot bath tub outside. Almost felt like jumping in the glacial arctic ocean.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights as part of a trip through Vesteralen and Lofoten. Our rorbu was lovely - clean, comfortable and cosy. It was a great base for exploring or just relaxing, watching the gulls and ducks and the odd boat going by. This is a lovely location and the accommodation is of a really good standard.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Stayed with family for 1 day and 2 nights. The Rorbu is located at the water front, very nice location and close to the town. We had a great view from the cabin. The cabin was comfortable and clean with all appliances. The reception was open till late which allowed us to check in late. And the lady at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We spent two memorable nights here it was delightful and better than we had imagined. Extremely warm and cosy with very comfortable beds, the kitchen had everything you would need although we only used the kettle as we ate breakfast and dinner at the local restaurant just a short walk away. The view was fabulous probably the most fascinating place... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I have stayed here a few times now and must say it is still a good place. We where 5 business associates staying together in one large cabin. Everything was well kept, clean and practical. Beds were a bit soft for my liking, but good quality beds. The location is really good, both in terms of view and for ease... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We stayed in this beautiful cabin for one night in our Lofoten trip. It was the typical fisherman cabin by the sea, with excellent views in a quiet and relaxing area, next to a huge stockfish rack, so a bit smelly(the area, not the cabin) when the cod is hanging; but this is the essence and beauty of Lofoten :)... More 

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