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Sollia Gjestegard

Storskog, Kirkenes 9900, Norway
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very pleasant stay at Sollia. Be aware that the weather can be fickle - towards the end of June we had freezing rain and snow, never saw the sun or northern lights. It is right across the road from a lake, with Russia on the opposite shore. You can hike the dog sled trails in the summer.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at Sollia Gjestegard for just a few days, as I thought it looked like the perfect location to get some time away from things - and I couldn't have been more right. Welcomed on the first night at the airport, I was driven to the guest house, and enjoyed a meal upon arrival. The following day I took... More

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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister and I had a great time here. We travelled with Simply Sweden who booked us a 4/5 birth cabin. The bedrooms were small but adequate. There was a good size lounge with a kitchen area. There was a wood burning stove and electric heaters so we were very warm. We watched the Winter Olympics on the television from... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We came over the Russia/Norway border (from Murmansk) and some 500 metres after the Norwegian post found this very comfortable guest house, overlooking a lake shared by both countries. A most welcome oasis of peace, with super friendly staff, comfortable huts, and pleasant home cooking (assuming you eat reindeer at home). Many Norwgian towns are very attractive, but Kirkenes is... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Part of our nordic tour, we included Kirkenes in our itinerary and decided on Sollia and we were glad we made that decision as it turned out to be a wonderful stay! Forget hotels in town...if you want a slice of peace and waking up to spectacular winterscape then Sollia Gjestegard is the place. Run by the wonderfully warm and... More

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Cupar, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

This glorious guest-house is located just outside Kirkeness and a Km from the Russian Border. This family run guest-house has great accommodation and a vast wilderness of countryside to explore. The guest-house has it's own huskies and in winter the Husky Safari is a fantastic experience. All the staff are extremely helpful, and the food is exceptional with the restaurant... More

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Marlborough, Wiltshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We booked a 3 night package deal to stay here with one night added on in Oslo. Our package included breakfast and dinner. This is a real get away from it all kind of place as there is nothing else near by. We were collected from the airport by a lovely guy who told us about Kirkenes and the area... More

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

I spent two weeks staying in one of the long cabins during my visit. The owners Eivind and Jorunn Nordhus and their staff made this visit both; memorable and relaxing. The property is located outside of the city and within walking distance to the Norway/Russian border making it ideal for hunting the Northern lights, Nordic Skiing, and enjoying the peace... More

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Dublin, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

I am just returned from here- landed back in Ireland yesterday, had the most amazing time here.. So amazing that it's our second visit! From the moment you arrive you have a beautiful welcome... The staff are all amazing... Triona is just a gem.. Always has a smile and always there to help. We had a busy week, dog sledging..... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Sharing a cabin with 4 women, one bathroom. You just all HAVE GOT to get along. Our stay was fantastic! Between the dog sledding excursion, the walk to the Norwegian/Russian border, the Snow Hotel the ride to the airport.......everything was perfect! Only thing to make it much better would be to have a visa, a car and more time to... More

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Address: Storskog, Kirkenes 9900, Norway
Location: Norway > Northern Norway > Nordland > Kirkenes
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Accommodation just outside Kirkenes. Sollia Gjestegard is situated next to the Russian border, only 15 minutes from Kirkenes. Good standard cabins and double rooms in nature surroundings. Mini kitchen in each unit, included cooking equippent. We also offer half- or full pension. Local homemade food. We have a relax area with outdoor jacuzzi and sauna with a nice view to Russia. ... more   less 
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