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Rognan Hotel
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Rognan
Singapore, Singapore
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“ha ha what an experience”
Reviewed December 13, 2013

Went in December so it was cold :-) it's the only large hotel in town and lives off this. the views are incredible and location is good (for Rognan). Service slow and food pretty basic but it is in the Arctic circle so should not complain too much

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
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Lillesand, Norway
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Reviewed June 27, 2013 via mobile

Nice location close to the sea. Unfortunately, the service was rather bad. I felt the staff didn't have time to answer my questions. Seemed like too much of the operation was left to one person. The entire Hotel needs some work to make it a pleasant place.

  • Stayed June 2013
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Reviewed March 16, 2013

Been there several times. The Hotel has an amazing location close to the fjord. The staff was very friendly, all from the reception, the waiters and the cleaners. Good local food! The negatives was the prices, the "Value for money".

  • Stayed February 2013
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Trondheim, Norway
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Reviewed July 14, 2012

I have used this hotel a couple of times while traveling to and fro Northern Norway. This hotel has a fantastic location and fairly nice architecture which accomplishes this. Especially the restaurant area overlooking the seafront and mountains is spectacular. The staff is friendly but on the whole there seems to be a lack of money. The hotel was build probably in the end of the 1980s and has not had any serious redecoration since than. Though the rooms are clean they now look old fashioned and a little run down. The bathrooms had no hooks or racks for used towels and there was no towel for the floor although the whole floor was wet after showering. The breakfast was a basic hotel breakfast affair and somewhat unloving. This is an ok overnight stop on your way, but nothing more.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled solo
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Pieterlen
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Reviewed July 3, 2012

This hotel is ideally located directly at the fjord. From many rooms and especially from the Restaurant you will get a beautiful view on a clear day. The hotel is nicely furnished and the staff is very friendly.
The offered a nice breakfast buffet.
When we checked out we got some informative tips from one of the staff. Thanks a lot.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 5, 2012

I stayed at the Norlandia Rognan hotel in early July 2011 during a motorcycle tour of Scandinavia. I hadn't pre-booked a room as I didn't intend to stay there; I only came across the hotel by chance having failed to find a campsite in the area with available cabins.

First impressions of the hotel were good. The exterior of the building was well maintained and it's location at the head of a fjord is quite simply stunning.

The interior of the hotel was fine with a large lobby and dining area offering fantastic views down the fjord. Check-in was straight forward and the room rate was reasonable by Norwegian standards.

Away from the hotel lobby and dining/bar area I would describe the hotel decor functional rather than elegant. I don't consider this to be an issue as comfort, location and services are more important to me.

My bedroom was clean and comfortable. The ensuite bathroom was a wet room with shower basin and toilet and was quite adequate for my needs.

I didn't have an evening meal at the hotel but I did have a couple of beers at the bar. Once again the bar prices were quite reasonable compared to other places I had visited in Norway.

My room rate included breakfast which was a typical buffet-style offering. There was a wide range of food and drinks on offer and sitting outside the hotel dining area at the edge of the fjord enjoying a cup of coffee was a great start to the day.

Rognan as a town is quite small relative to the size of the Norlandia Rognan Hotel. I only stayed for one night and the town was very quiet both on my arrival in the early evening and on my departure the following morning. I would have happily stayed for another night if my itinerary had permitted.

Overall a very pleasant stay and a hotel I would return to if I was in the area again.

Room Tip: It's got to be worth getting a room overlooking the fjord for the amazing view.
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  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with friends
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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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Reviewed October 27, 2011

We were given the bridle suite as 'we like foreign travelers to have the best possible service and great impression of Norwegian people'. Staff very friendly and doing their utmost to make our stay as comfortable as possible

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  • Stayed October 2011, traveled on business
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Property: Rognan Hotel
Address: Haandverkeren 14, Rognan 8250, Norway
Location: Norway > Northern Norway > Nordland > Saltdal Municipality > Rognan
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Rognan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Rognan Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 60
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Rognan Hotel has a unique location right by the Salten fjord in the charming town of Rognan in Nordland, just North of the Arctic Circle between Mo i Rana, Fauske and Bodø. The main road E6 passes through the Saltdal valley, with comfortable distance (via Saltstraumen) to Lofoten, Tromsø and on to the North Cape.Our tourist class hotel with 60 spacious rooms incl. 3 suites has a maritime theme and the rooms are named after the wooden boats that were built in Saltdal. Standard and superior rooms with fjord view (some with balcony).In our restaurant you can eat a delicious meal while enjoying the beautiful fjord view. In the summer you can enjoy food and drinks on the dock. In the winter the Northern Lights are often seen, and the midnight sun shine in the summer. In Rognan you can stroll along the old docks and shore, shop, fish or visit some of the local attractions, like the National Park Centre, candle factory at Røkland, Salten Museum, the “Blood Road” Museum, the old millstone quarry and the WWII war cemeteries in Botn.Rognan is an excellent starting point for adventures and activities with short distance from the fjord to the mountain's natural beauty. Two national parks are part of the municipality: Saltfjellet-Svartisen National Park and Junkerdal National Park. The area is a paradise for fishing, caving, biking, boating, hunting, dog sledding, cross country skiing and scenic hiking. There are many great adventures to enjoy in Saltdal! ... more   less 
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