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Finnesveien 24, Kabelvåg, 8310, Norway

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Overall Rating 91%

From 21 Reviews

Hostel rating (21)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 95%
Cleanliness 91%
Location 87%
Security 91%
Service 91%
Comfort 87%
Green rating 88%

The spectacular light, the dramatic landscape and the colourful way of life in Lofoten can be experienced during your stay at our hostel.

  • Dorm
    From €36.14
10 or more people?

Kabelvåg Hostel

Hostel Kabelvåg

Welcome to our hostel

Hostel Kabelvåg can be found at the heart of the Lofoten Islands, in the Finneset peninsula, an area with dramatic landscapes, beautiful beaches and small fishing communities.

Open during the summer, the accommodation is based in a school and provides all the facilities you would expect including a kitchen, TV room, common room, laundry, Internet access and a dining room, where the free buffet breakfast is served. There’s also a sauna and you can use the hostels harbour area – relax in the beautiful surroundings or maybe have a barbeque!

Hostel Kabelvåg is 800m from the nearest bus-stop and only a few minutes from the popular town of Svolvaer, a small harbour town, and the village of Kabelvåg, one of the oldest fishing villages in Lofoten.

Due to its great location, Lofoten offers many outdoor activities - go hiking around the mountains; do some fishing, kayaking or diving in the crystal clear waters; mountain bike along the coast or go bird or whale watching.




Prices are non-member prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • 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

  • Garden
  • Playground
  • Sauna
  • TV room
  • Terrace / patio


  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Self-catering kitchen

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Free
  • Wifi - Free
  • Internet Cafe Nearby

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Conference Facilities
  • Cycle Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open from 01/06/2016 to 11/08/2016

From 08:00 to 22:00
From 15:00 to 22:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +47 76069880

Fax. +47 76069881

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Lofoten Aquarium (1 to 2km)
  • Lofoten Museum (1 to 2km)
  • Lofoten Cathedral (Less than 500 m)

See the full list of attractions



The young lady on reception at Kabelvag was amazingly helpful, friendly and efficient. I think the breakfast was great. Overall very well set up hostel. Probably just a touch short of pots in the kitchen when everyone is trying to cook dinner . This place i could recommend to anyone. thank you


Avatar for Scott


Thu 20 Aug 2015

We really enjoyed our staying there for the high standard of the accomodation , for the beautiful location and for the facilities offered.


Avatar for milena angela

milena angela,

Mon 17 Aug 2015

very good breakfast; good price


Avatar for Lorenz


Sun 16 Aug 2015

nice kitchen


Avatar for Inge


Sat 01 Aug 2015

Sehr gutes Frühstück!!


Avatar for Claudia


Tue 28 Jul 2015


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Beach (3 to 5km)
  • Cinema (3 to 5km)
  • City Centre (Less than 500m)
  • Cycle trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Golf course (5 to 10km)
  • Gym (3 to 5km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (500m - 1km)
  • Local market (500m - 1km)
  • Mountainous Area (500m - 1km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (500m - 1km)
  • Nightlife (500m - 1km)
  • Parks / Green Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Restaurants (500m - 1km)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (At or next to the hostel)
  • Shopping area / Mall (500m - 1km)
  • Ski area (500m - 1km)
  • Swimming pool (3 to 5km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (500m - 1km)
  • Theatre (3 to 5km)
  • Wooded Area (Less than 500m)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Take Sky Shuttle. Specify our hostel and the driver will drop off at hostel front door. Approx $18/one-way.
800m; Airport bus
5km Svolvaer
Alternate Transport
1km east of city centre, At or near hostel
Onsite parking.
Walk 4 blocks to Kingsway Avenue. Take bus to Kingsway Mall. Take #9 Southgate bus to 82 Avenue. Walk 3 blocks.

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