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Prestholt, Geilo 3580, Norway
+47 917 89 127
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Mar 8, 2018
“Cosy and what a location!”
3 weeks ago
“Traditionel low key authentic place”
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Prestholt, Geilo 3580, Norway
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When you reach Prestholtseter from the icecold Wind blowing from the Hardanger seter it is a bit like coming home: cozy and roustique interieur, lambskin on chairs and benches, fireplaces and the good smell og cinnamon, coffe and warm chocolate. Not pretentious in any way....More

Thank runahenz
Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

Prestholt was a welcome respite from the freezing wind and snow, nestled below the majestic Hallingskarvet. The interior is very cosy and inviting, albeit the grumpy man behind the counter can be forgiven due to spending so much time on his own! There are traditional...More

1  Thank Marius M
Reviewed October 2, 2017

This is as traditional and local as you get it in Geilo. Located at the bottom of the infamous stair trail up to Hallingskarvet, this place serves simple lunch food in a real Norwegian environment. Be sure to have a bowl of "Rummegraut", the sour...More

Thank Truls S
Reviewed July 28, 2016

First of all, the road toward Prestholtseter is breathtaking. There's a long winding road flanked by large open expanses of green dotted with white patches of snow (in the summer). It's a good 15-20 minute drive from Geilo city center. A few people somehow manage...More

1  Thank Antonio V
Reviewed August 2, 2015

We drove in to Presholtseter and started the walk up to Hallingskarvet on the 2000 stairs laid by Nepali sherpas. The trail was excellent, though quite steep. We initially wanted to do the whole Presholtrunde, but when we reached Presholtskarvet it was so foggy that...More

2  Thank Vestfoldgirl
Reviewed July 29, 2015

The best and easiest way is to drive by car from the center of Geilo to Prestholtseter turisthytte: a traject of about 11 kilometers. Map: https://goo.gl/maps/0rUdG After some kilometers you have to stop at a self-service "entrance", that looks as if it is not that...More

1  Thank Marit-Elsbeth
Reviewed August 19, 2014

An absolute must to see in Geilo are the mountains and National Park area in the village. Before climbing the steps or tracking in the mountains, it is worth stopping here to taste small dishes which were common during the older days in the area....More

2  Thank Paula1234567890
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February 21, 2017|
Response from Malloq |
Prestholtseter does not offer overnight stays, but a lot of other places on Hardangervidda does. Finse is an option a bit furter west, and Fagerheim too.
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Kids, Families with children
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  • Address: Prestholt, Geilo 3580, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Eastern Norway  >  Buskerud  >  Hol Municipality  >  Geilo
  • Phone Number: +47 917 89 127
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