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Lofoten Rorbuer, Svolvær

Lofoten Rorbuer, Svolvær Photo: Laila Skarheim Lofoten Rorbuer, Svolvær Photo: Aurora Borealis Lofoten Rorbuer, Svolvær Photo: Laila Skarheim Lofoten Rorbuer, Svolvær Photo: Laila Skarheim Lofoten Rorbuer, Svolvær Photo: Aurora Borealis
Lofoten Rorbuer, Svolvær Photo: Laila Skarheim
Lofoten Rorbuer, Svolvær Photo: Aurora Borealis
Lofoten Rorbuer, Svolvær Photo: Laila Skarheim
Lofoten Rorbuer, Svolvær Photo: Laila Skarheim
Lofoten Rorbuer, Svolvær Photo: Aurora Borealis
Cultural-historical accommodations in Svolvær. Modernised in 2005.

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Cultural-historical accommodations in Svolvær. Modernised in 2005.

Lofoten Rorbuer is situated in a central and sunny location not far from Svolvær town centre and only a short distance from the fishing grounds, the beach, the mountains and the famous Svolværgeita peak.

Lofoten Rorbuer consists of a total of 14 units, accommodating 2 to 4 persons per unit. Eight of the units are equipped with a kitchenette, TV and stereo. Shared bathroom and shower. There is also a shared kitchen and loft lounge.

NEW! This winter we have build new apartments with 2 double rooms, kitchen and bathroom.

History
The seahouse (sjøhus) is one of the oldest quayside buildings in Svolvær. It was built in 1850 and was formerly situated on the island of Svinøya, next to the Børsen Spiseri restaurant, before it was relocated to Marinepollen in 1938.
After it was moved, the seahouse was used as a fish landing station and as lodgings and storage room for fishermen. In more recent years it has been restored and redeveloped into overnight accommodations.

Categories

  • Fishermen's cabin Fishermen's cabin
  • Cottages & Holiday houses Cottages & Holiday houses

Transportation


Boat HURTIGRUTEN SHIPS daily Svolvær-Stamsund/Svolvær-Stokmarknes Bus Daily departures to/from and around Lofoten Aeroplane Daily departures to/from Bodø Ferry Daily departures to/from Skutvik and Skrova Boat EXPRESS BOAT daily to/from Bodø and Skrova

Facilities

  • General facilities

    • playground
    • open all year
  • Activities

    • fishing possibilities
    • cross-country
    • whale safari
    • nature trails
    • mountain hiking
    • rafting
    • bicycle tours
    • hiking
  • Hire

    • bicycles
    • boat rental

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Lofoten Rorbuer, Svolvær - Photo: Laila Skarheim

Lofoten Rorbuer, Svolvær

Cultural-historical accommodations in Svolvær. Modernised in 2005. Lofoten Rorbuer is situated in a central and sunny location not far from Svolvær to...

Lofoten Rorbuer, Svolvær

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