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Skjolden

Vassbakken, Skjolden, 6876, Norway

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Overall Rating 87%

From 7 Reviews

Hostel rating (7)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 90%
Cleanliness 90%
Location 95%
Security 83%
Service 88%
Comfort 78%
Green rating 88%

Skjolden hostel is 3km from Skjolden and the Sognefjord. It provides en-suite rooms and Wi-Fi is free throughout the premises.

  • Private
    From €95.93
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Skjolden Hostel

Hostel Skjolden

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Skjolden Vandrerhjem is a seasonal hostel, which is opened from the 1st May to the 30th September. The hostel is located between Skjolden and Fortun, close to the Rv 55. The hostel is part of a resort with a small restaurant, camping ground with suitable sanitary facilities and a playground for the kids. There are 24 newly renovated rooms with private bathroom facilities.

The small town of Skjolden is set in a fertile valley of steep mountainsides, Skjolden is a beautiful place which boarders to Jotunheimen in the north with Hurrungane. In short distance to the hostel it is possible to see the magnificent view of the Vassbakkfossen waterfall cascading down the mountainside.

Climbing is particularly popular in the area. Turtagrø, about 15 km away, is one of Norway’s most known climbing areas. There are also several cultural heritage sites in the area. For instance Urnes Stave Church, which has been a part of Unesco’s list since 2001. In the centre of Skjolden there is a shop with post office services and a cultural centre, which contains a swimming pool and a climbing wall.

Skjolden Vandrerhjem is a perfect choice for a nice activity holiday with trips to Jotunheimen, Sognefjorden and Jostedalsbreen., Breakfast is included.

Prices

Prices are non-member prices

Dorms - Per guest per night

Beds

Private - Per room per night

Rooms

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
  • Children under the age of 1 stay free.
  • Children under the age of qualify for a discount on the advertised price at check-in.
  • 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.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout

Facilities

Facilities

Leisure & Fitness

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

Accessibility

  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Licenced Bar/Pub
  • BBQ
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Restaurant onsite
  • Café/Bistro

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Wifi - Free
  • Internet Cafe Nearby

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Basic Shop
  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Conference Facilities
  • Cycle Rental
  • Cycle Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
  • Smoking Area
Opening times

Opening times

Open from 01/05/2016 to 18/09/2016

Reception:
From 08:00 to 22:00
Check-in:
From 15:00 to 21:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. + 47 57686188

skjolden@hihostels.no

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Sognefjord (2 to 3km)
  • Jotunheimen National Park (More than 10km)
  • Jostedal Glacier (More than 10km)

See the full list of attractions

Reviews

Reviews

+ modern, clean room with ditto bathroom + friendly - tiny kitchen in big enough room, way too few pots and pans, not enough kitchen tools - no wifi in the rooms, only in the main building, not even in the lounge area of the hostel!

83%

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Surya,

Wed 10 Aug 2016

Very nice hostel with supreme location: We enjoyed our stay very much and would recommend it at all times. The mattresses was a little uncomfortable, maybe because we stayed with our kids in a room with two bunk beds. Otherwise we loved it all.

83%

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Gertrud,

Sat 30 Jul 2016

This hostel is one of the best for comfort in Norway. The location in large green open fields next to a large waterfall is idyllic and there are many beautiful walks in the valley- the hostel can recommend the one to suit you, Also the restaurant has very tasty meals-all fresh food cooked to perfection!

100%

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Sheena,

Mon 25 Jul 2016

Dehr gute Lage etwas außerhalb von Skjolden mit Ausblick auf einen schönen Wasserfall. Sehr gutes Abendessen das preislich völlig ok ist. Sehr nettes Personal.

97%

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Uwe,

Tue 12 Jul 2016

Location

Location
Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Beach (3 to 5km)
  • City Centre (2 to 3km)
  • Cycle trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Gym (2 to 3km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Local market (2 to 3km)
  • Mountainous Area (More than 10km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (More than 10km)
  • National / State Park (More than 10km)
  • Parks / Green Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Restaurants (At or next to the hostel)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (At or next to the hostel)
  • Shopping area / Mall (More than 10km)
  • Ski area (More than 10km)
  • Swimming pool (2 to 3km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (2 to 3km)
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site (More than 10km)
  • Wooded Area (At or next to the hostel)
Getting to us

Getting to us

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