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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our family stayed here for 5 nights, July 18-23, 2014. We stayed in the 4 bedroom Sverre (#16). The setting is absolutely awesome. The cabins are rustic/nice and the kitchen was stocked well enough with pots and pans that we could easily cook. The stove was 4 burners..(there is a local grocery, and a well-stocked Coop grocery a short car... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We're at Reine Rorbuer right now and it's great. We had one night in 18, which was clearly really newly finished and super nice. Then we switched to 3, which is closer to the water but has a less expansive view and is a bit more rustic feeling. It doesn't have a TV. 18 does. We switched because we were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

My wife was skeptical when I said I wanted to stay here: "a FISHERMAN'S cabin???" We often have different opinions on lodging; I want local charm; she wants modern conveniences...at least a modern bath (just point me to the nearest tree!). This place scored for both of us. I didn't realize when booking -these cabins are privately owned, and they... More

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

When visiting the Lofoten Islands you must stay in a traditional Fisherman's Cabin or 'Rorbuer' and I would recommend Reine. Located amongst Fjords and mountains it is peaceful and stunning. The cabins are well furnished, comfortable and modern with everything you need. We had LIV (22). Out of 1 Living Room window we had a view of the sea and... More

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Santa Barbara
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

The staff here are very friendly and helpful. For those who do not know, a Rorbuer pronounced something like "rrrrbrrr" by the Norwegians, is a converted fishing cabin made into tourist accommodation. Usually painted red, these rorbuers are immaculate cabins with baths and heated floors and are extremely comfortable. Plus, you are amongst the most stunning scenery in Lofoten, if... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

This is my second time staying in Reine Rorbuer and I enjoyed every moment of my stay there! The cabin is very cosy and lovely. It feels like home, where we can relax, laze on the sofa, listening to music, enjoying the awesome, dramatic scenery from the living room's window. They even have kitchenette, fully equipped with utensils, plates, ....... More

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Lovely grass-roofed wooden cabin in scenic village setting with views of the sea and cliff. It is spacious, outfitted with kitchenette, TV and wi-fi. Friendly receptionist. The climax of our stay was being able to witness the magical Northern Light displays for one and a half hours on 31 Aug, right outside our cabin (2nd room next to the sea).... More

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Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013 via mobile

We had a wonderful stay on September 7th, in cabin number 33, "Artur", which faces north to the harbor, and the iconic scenery surrounding you in every direction. The 2 bedroom cabin was very well appointed with a tweed couch & chair, a nice dining table, a kitchenette (no oven in Artur though), and cozy beds with duvets and tweed... More

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Trento, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We had a wonderful rorbu (Oskar) directly on the waterfront, and the view was magnificent, especially during evening (the sun never set down in June, but it's hidden by the high Lofoten peaks, so you get a sort of "sunset" in any case). Everything in the rorbu was perfect. We found the service very professional but a little "c

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Lofoten in the end of August could be extremly nice- sun is shining and the northern light playing in the sky at night. The ocean is mirroring the wild mountains. Reine rorbuer is my favourite place to stay in Lofoten, genuine buildings, very nice service and excellent food a well. Marvelous!.

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Address: Reine, Norway
Location: Norway > Northern Norway > Nordland > Lofoten Islands
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In the western part of Lofoten, at the mouth of Reinefjord, lies the fishing village of Reine, where the majestic Lofoten peaks and the Artic Ocean are our next-door neighbours. In the summer you will enjoy the long days and the Midnight Sun and in the winter the short days with spectacular weather and the Northern Lights. All of our 22 cabins are newly restored and combine the atmosphere of their old use as fishermen's dwellings with modern comfort. All cabins, or 'Rorbuer' as they are called, have their own fully equipped kitchen for those who want to prepare their own freshly caught fish. Wireless internet connection available. Open all year round. ... more   less 
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