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Parkvegen 8, Hovdetun, Gjøvik, 2819, Norway

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Overall Rating 89%

From 11 Reviews

Hostel rating (11)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 96%
Cleanliness 89%
Location 93%
Security 82%
Service 94%
Comfort 80%
Green rating 86%

Gjøvik Hostel has a fantastic location next to the city's recreational area with an outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts and ski slopes.

  • Dorm
    From €37.86
  • Private
    From €84.63
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Gjøvik Hostel

Hostel Gjøvik

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Gjøvik Hostel is situated at Fastland, the town’s green recreational area, only 15 minutes’ walk from the railway and bus station.

This peaceful property offers good-value accommodation with free Wi-Fi and breakfast. It has both private rooms with bathroom and dorms with shared bathrooms, all of which have TV, bed linen and towels. It features a TV lounge with a fireplace, guest kitchen and a barbecue in the garden.

The area invites you to go swimming, play tennis or sand volleyball. Gjøvik is also a perfect place to go for a hiking trip. Close to the hostel you will also find the Olympic Mountain Hall and other attractions such as Gjøvik Glassverk, Gjøvik Zoo and an old chocolate factory. In the winter there are cross country trails and alpine slopes just outside the door. In the summer you can take a boat trip with Skibladner - the world´s oldest paddle steamer.




Prices are non-member prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Check-in is available between 15:00 and 22:00
  • Please contact hostel if arriving after 22:00
  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 16 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are not members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association
  • A discount of 10 % of rates quoted is available to members on arrival.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Garden
  • Playground
  • Sauna
  • Swimming pool
  • TV room
  • Terrace / patio


  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Self-catering kitchen

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Free
  • Wifi - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Air Conditioning
  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
  • Smoking Area
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

From 07:00 to 22:00
From 15:00 to 22:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +47 61171011

Fax. +47 61172602

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • DS Skibladner (500m to 1km)
  • Fastland (At or next to the hostel)
  • Gjøvik Olympiske Fjellhall (500m to 1km)

See the full list of attractions



Perfect breakfast.


Avatar for Niels


Wed 24 Aug 2016

Die Lage der Jugendherberge ist sehr gut, insbesondere die Nähe zum Schwimmbad hat unseren Enkeln und uns sehr gefallen. Das Auto kann nahe dem Haus stehen. das Frühstücksbufett hat uns sehr gefallen. Die Ausstattung der Küche ist nicht optimal, es fehlen geeignete Pfannen.


Avatar for Gerhard


Fri 19 Aug 2016

Small guest kitchen


Avatar for Willy


Sun 31 Jul 2016


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Amusement / Theme park (More than 10km)
  • Beach (1 to 2km)
  • Cinema (1 to 2km)
  • City Centre (500m - 1km)
  • Cycle trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Golf course (More than 10km)
  • Gym (500m - 1km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (500m - 1km)
  • Local market (500m - 1km)
  • Mountainous Area (More than 10km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (500m - 1km)
  • Nightlife (500m - 1km)
  • Parks / Green Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Restaurants (500m - 1km)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (Less than 500m)
  • Shopping area / Mall (500m - 1km)
  • Ski area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Swimming pool (At or next to the hostel)
  • Supermarket / Food store (Less than 500m)
  • Theatre (1 to 2km)
  • Water park (More than 10km)
  • Wooded Area (At or next to the hostel)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Closest airport is Oslo Lufthavn Gardermoen. A bus ride takes approx 1.5 hours to airport.
+47 04711
Free parking at hostel.
Train takes approx 2 hours from Oslo to Gjøvik. Gjøvik Hostel is 1 4 km from train station.
Sports & activities

Sports & activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Handball
  • Horse riding
  • Orienteering
  • Skateboarding
  • Ski / Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Walking / Hiking

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