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Svinoya Rorbuer

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Gunnar Bergs vei 2 | PO Box 74, Svolvaer 8300, Norway
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Svinoya Rorbuer
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    4 of 5 stars
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Madrid, Spain
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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I've read that depending on the Rorbuer you're assigned experience may vary. We were on number 40 and it was great. Different from the ones depicted in the website, but very nice and spacious. Heated floors in bathrooms and entrance. Try the restaurant, probably the best in the islands

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Holland
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We stayed in one of the new, super comfortable two-floor rorbuer (the fishermen wouldn't recognise this great house as a fishermen's cabin). The cabins have been built on poles over the water, so water is always very near, and there is quite a lot of activity. We had 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a sauna. In the master-bedroom a mirror... More 

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Guildford, England, United Kingdom
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This is a great 'complex' arranged around a bay in Svolvaer. There is the main building, built in 1828, which houses reception, the Borsen Spiseri restaurant (superb), and a wonderful museum - a recreation of the main store and trading post for the village. Accommodation is in refurbed and newly built fishermens' cabins, ranged around the site. Our cabin was... More 

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Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Two floor cabin, Quite clean overall, Heater floor bathroom, Free wi-fi and well equipped kitchen. we must passed the bridge to the hotel location, and they have beautiful scenery from the bridge. The bedroom itself is big enough. Good place to stay in svolvaer

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Corwen, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Stayed at No 23 which appears the best located rorbeur. Daily views of sea eagles from our balcony.Lovely to have underfloor heating in the bathroom. Satellite TV and wi-fi access. Breakfast (bread, cheese, ham, smoked salmon and juice etc) delivered the night before. Kitchen facilities okay, but limited.

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Reggio Emilia, Italy
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21 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The Rorbuer is nice, and in a good position in Svolvaer. When we entered, everything was clean, and big enough for 4 people. A little expensive, as every other place in Norway. The restaurant was also pretty good, we spen there the new year's eve, and the food was amazing.

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Manizales, Colombia
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Nice place, everything ok, with internet free, view to the sea, is a excellent experience to live in a RORBU, is the obligatory experience if you visit Lofoten. But for us we think at is better in summer. Little far away to the centrum. Breakfast don't included.

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