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ACCOMMODATION in NORWAY

The Norwegian way of Luxus and first Class are different from the rest of the world. Find out witch county, then whitch municipal you want to visit, then go to local directory and find out what choice of accommodation is available. Even simple accommodation such as fishermen cabins, hunting lodges and camping chalets are of high standard.
 


Usually denotes independent and name brand hotel chains with a reputation for offering consistent quality amenities. The hotel is usually small to medium-sized and conveniently located to moderately priced attractions. The facilities typically include telephones and TV´s in the bedroom. Some hotels offer limited restaurant service; however, room service and bellhop service is usually not provided.



Typically smaller hotels managed by the proprietor. The hotel is often 2 - 4 stories high and usually has a more personal atmosphere. It´s usually located near affordable attractions, major intersections and convenient to public transportation. Furnishings and facilities are clean but basic. Most will not have a restaurant on site but are usually within walking distance to some good low-priced dining. Public access, past certain hours, may be restricted.



Typically these hotels offer more spacious accommodations that include well appointed rooms and decorated lobbies. Bellhop service is usually not available. They are often located near major expressways or business areas, convenient to shopping and moderate to high priced attractions. The hotels usually feature medium-sized restaurants that typically offer service breakfast through dinner. Room service availability may vary. Valet parking, fitness centers and pools are often provided.



Mostly large, formal hotels with smart reception areas, front desk service and bellhop service. The hotel locations can vary from the exclusive locations and are usually found near shopping, dining and other major attractions. The level of service is well above average and the rooms are well lit and well furnished. Restaurant dining is usually available and may include more than one choice. Access to Internet. Some properties will offer continental breakfast and/or other delicacies. Room service is usually available during most hours. Garage parking service is also usually available. Concierge services, fitness centers and one pool are often provided.



Hotels that offer only the highest level of accommodations and services. The properties offer a high degree of personal service. Although most five star hotels are large properties, sometimes the small independent (non-chain) property offers an elegant intimacy that can not be achieved in the larger setting. The hotel locations can vary from the very exclusive locations of a suburban area, to the heart of downtown. The hotel lobbies are sumptuous, the rooms complete with stylish furnishing and quality linens. The amenities often include: VCR´s, CD stereos, garden tubs or Jacuzzis, Internet, in-room video library, heated pools and more. The hotels feature up to three restaurants all with exquisite menus. Room service is usually available 24 hours a day. Fitness Centers and garage parking are typically available. A concierge is also available to assist you.




YOUTH and FAMILY HOSTELS
The sites are classified 1 - 5 smile, depending on the standard, facilities and activities available.

Norway has about 70 hostels offering a surprisingly high standard of accommodation - some hostels are comparable to simple hotels - at a reasonable price.





CAMPING
The sites are classified 1 - 5 smile, depending on the standard, facilities and activities available.

Norway has more than a thousand campsites, so you are bound to find somewhere to stay in the area you want. Many campsites have good cabins available for rent. These often have charming Norwegian style bathrooms, bedrooms, living rooms and well-equipped kitchens. Bedclothes are available for hire at the site or you can bring your own. Price per cabin per day is NOK 250-1000 according to size, facilities and comfort. NAF CAMP is nationwide and based on the consumers requirments or availability, quality and service.





EXCELLENT FACILITIES for MOBILE HOMES
The sites are classified 1 - 5 smile, depending on the standard, facilities and activities available.

Mobile homes are welcome at our campsites. Safety and security are guaranteed. If you are travelling by mobile home in Norway, it is useful to know where you can fill up your tanks with clean water and dispose of rubbish and waste water without any hassle.





CHALETS
The sites are classified 1 - 5 smile, depending on the standard, facilities and activities available.

Called "hytte" in Norwegian, this type of accommodation is perfect for those who prefer to explore one part of the country thoroughly. Chalets come in various sizes, but normally house four to six people.





FISHERMEN´S CABINS
The sites are classified 1 - 5 smile, depending on the standard, facilities and activities available.

In the Lofoten islands in northern Norway, you can rent a traditional former fisherman´s cabin, called a rorbu. Most have been modernised, and a number of them have their own shower and toilet. Nowadays you will also find newly built fishermen´s cabins too.





PRIVATE ACCOMMODATION
The sites are classified 1 - 5 smile, depending on the standard, facilities and activities available.

British style bed & breakfast is developing in Norway, all of a high standard. Generally booked through the local tourist office on the day or. You may find accommodation signs displayed along roads or directly outside houses ("Rom" or "Husrom").





FARM HOLIDAYS
The sites are classified 1 - 5 smile, depending on the standard, facilities and activities available.

Norway is not a member state of the European Union. Norwegian farms are small by European standards, the average size of organic farms being about 13 hectares (including several very little herb farms), which is slightly larger than the average size of conventional Norwegian farms. Almost all farms are run as family farms.
The sites are classified 1 - 5 smile, depending on the standard, facilities and activities available.





SPA
The sites are classified 1 - 5 smile, depending on the standard, facilities and activities available.

A facility dedicated to bodywork, wellness, and pampering. Origin of the word attributed to either Salus per Aquam (health through water) or from the town of Spa in Belgium.
The sites are classified 1 - 5 smile, depending on the standard, facilities and activities available.





CONFERENCE CENTRE
The sites are classified 1 - 5 smile, depending on the standard, facilities and activities available.

A convention center, is an exhibition hall, or conference center, that holds conventions. A large, cavernous public building with enough open space to host public and private business and social events for the surrounding municipal and metropolitan areas.
The sites are classified 1 - 5 smile, depending on the standard, facilities and activities available.