The hostel has a beautiful location, overlooking Geirangerfjord. There are ample possibilities for fishing in the nearby rivers, lakes and the fjord. The hostel has hiking maps available, with many suggested tours, a beach and a small craft harbour. Important sights: Hellesyltfossen waterfall, the Synnylven church and the mountain farms at the Geirangerfjord.

By staying at Hostel Hellesylt you will receive free breakfast, internet access and sauna! You can also rent bicycles, kayaks and a motorboat at the hostel and discover the spectacular landscape around the village yourself. Call for free pick up from ferry and bus station.

Hellesylt is the perfect starting point for numerous day trips to various highlights: Geiranger, the glacier Briksdalsbreen, Ålesund, the bird island Runde, or Åndalsnes via the spectacular Troll path.

What travellers think

Best for

  • Nature-lovers
  • Sightseeing
  • Sports & Activities
  • Relaxing

Green rating



peaceful, calm place, reasonable rate...and beautiful town...


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Wed 14 Oct 2015

Travel tips...

Nightlife & entertainment tip

There doesn't seem to be any. The Grand Hotel bar is only open two nights a week so we had a nice beer in a harbourside café (that does pizzas and takeaways).

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Tue 01 Sep 2015

Budget meal tip

Bring your own food and beer.

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Tue 01 Sep 2015