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Svinoya Rorbuer

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Gunnar Bergs vei 2 | PO Box 74, Svolvaer 8300, Norway
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago 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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Leyland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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St. Ives, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
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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Singapore, Singapore
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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 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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