Dating back to 1640, this 9th generation family-run hotel is Norway’s oldest. The hotel is surrounded by a romantic garden in the idyllic village of Svolvorn. It offers elegant rooms and beautiful views of Lustrafjord and its mountains. Walaker Hotel’s unique rooms create an old-world charm with their antique furniture, high ceilings and decorative curtains. The stylish bathrooms include a bathtub or shower, toilets and free bath products. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. A breakfast buffet is served daily and includes a mix of local products like homemade cheese, fruit juices, jams and other treats. In the evening, a 4-course menu of Norwegian dishes is served at Walaker’s Restaurant, which overlooks the fjord. In summer, afternoon coffee can be enjoyed in the garden. Guests wishing to explore the Sognefjord region can borrow bicycles at Hotel Walaker or go hiking on the Jostedalsbreen Glacier. The 12th-century Urnes Stave Church is a 30-minute ferry ride away. Other popular activities include kayaking, fishing and boat cruises on the Nærøyfjord.
Set next to Lake Hafslovatnet in Luster, Lyngmo Hytter offers WiFi access and barbecue facilities. All cottages at Lyngmo Hytter have a small kitchenette with fridge. The shared bathroom facilities are located in the main building. Gaupne is 9.9 miles away. Guests can play a game of pool or table tennis on site. During summer, guests can enjoy a dip at the private beach area or rent a canoe to explore the surroundings. Children will appreciate the on-site playground. Breakfast can be booked in advance. Popular activities in the area include fishing and hiking. Sogndal town centre is a 15-minute drive away.
Pros: Exceeded my expectations in terms of cleanliness. Good value at a reasonable price considering the cost of other accommodations in Norway.
Cons: A more modern heater in the room work have made it more comfortable.
Pluscamp Sandvik is located in Gaupne, just 1.2 miles from Gaupne Old Church. Set in an old orchard, these cottages look out to the mountain and fjord. The UNESCO-listed Urnes Stave Church is 14.3 miles away. The cottages have a furnished patio, a fridge and a sofa. Bathroom facilities are shared. Pluscamp Sandvik also features a snack bar and a shared kitchen and lounge. Other facilities offered include a children's playground. The property offers free parking. Sogndal Airport is 28 miles away. Sogndal Bus Station and Sogndal Express Boat Quay are 18 miles away.