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Tromsø, Norway - Photo: visittromso.no
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Where to stay in Tromsø

Tromsø offers accommodation for all budgets, from good hotels to home stays. Charming cabins and campsites can also be found out of town.

As the capital of Northern Norway and a major center for tourism, business and conferences, Tromsø has a wide range of accommodation.

In the areas surrounding Tromsø, as well as in the municipalities of Lyngen and Balsfjord, you will find many nice small, country hotels, guest houses, fishermen’s cottages and camping grounds. It is also possible to rent cabins in the area. Accommodation is often offered by local companies that also provide rental of fishing equipment, boats, cycles or horses, or where locally made food and crafts are on offer.


Together hotels in Tromsø offer more than 3,000 rooms and maintain a high international standard. There are a wide range of options and you will find alternatives to fit any budget. Most of the hotels are located in the city center, close to shopping, nightlife and restaurants.


For families, friends or couples self-catering apartments might make the budget last longer. There are several apartments for rent, both in Tromsø itself and in the districts. Some of these are leased by hotels, while others are offered privately.

Home stays

A nice way to get to know the locals and their culture and way of living is to check out rooms for rent by families in the area. There are several home stays on offer in Tromsø and some are even within walking distance of the city center.


There are several camping sites in the Tromsø area. Some of these also have cabins ranging from basic to luxurious. The camping sites are often located in beautiful areas with easy access to fjords and/or mountains. Many also offer boats, bikes and hiking maps as well as other activities.

Holiday houses

Some of the most characteristic and charming accommodation on offer in the Tromsø area are holiday houses.

Cabins and fishermen's cottages

You will also find a wide variety of cabins and fishermen's cottages for rent, whether it is by the sea, a fjord, a lake or up in the mountains.

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Last updated:  2015-08-27
Champagne on the roof in Tromsø, Norway - Photo: Bård Løken
Champagne on the roof in Tromsø, Norway
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Tromsø, Norway - Photo: visittromso.no

Where to stay in Tromsø

Tromsø offers accommodation for all budgets, from good hotels to home stays. Charming cabins and campsites can also be found out of town.

Where to stay in Tromsø

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Where to stay in Troms

Sleep in rooms that have been occupied by English lords at the historical Rundhaug Gjestegård, or stay in an exclusive log cabin at Lyngen Lodge.

About Tromsø

Key facts about Tromsø

Located 220 miles north of the Arctic Circle, Tromsø is the capital of the Arctic, surrounded by beautiful fjords and mountains.

Tourist information in Tromsø

Tromsø Tourist Information Office is located in the city center, within walking distance of buses, ferries, Hurtigruten and most city hotels.

Tourist Information in Troms

Troms Reiseliv runs a year-round tourist information office for Troms County.

Key facts about Troms

Archipelagos, fjords and mountains create the frame for the county of Troms with added colour from the midnight sun and northern lights.

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