Scale of 90-100
Historic 1896 Swiss chalet-style hotel owned by the same family for four generations on the shore of Bjørnefjord, less than 20 miles from downtown Bergen. The 135 airy guest accommodations primarily employ oak, birch and soapstone and feature high ceilings, original art and private balconies or garden patios. Be sure to request a fjord-facing room. Gourmet seafood-oriented restaurant serves a nightly changing three-course menu of Western Norwegian specialties. Other amenities include a beach with a bathing pier (open year-round), 30 acres of manicured gardens and a wellness area comprising heated indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a fitness center, hot therapy pools and a Finnish sauna. Yoga sessions, boating excursions and kayaking tours can be arranged.
Read the full review from our editors.
The magnificent location; the friendly and accommodating staff; the splendid spa.
Dining hours are rather brief, and transfers to ferry or bus station are not included in the room rate.
Good to Know
The front desk of the hotel has maps for three self-guided hiking expeditions. Kayaks can also be rented.
- Children welcome
- Fitness center
- Meal plan offered
- Room service
Average Mid-High Season Rates (including taxes):
Lowest Rate: Standard Room, $220; Editor’s Choice: Southwest-Facing Deluxe Room, $340 (meal plan available).
Learn more about Solstrand:
In order to offer you the highest level of service, online booking is currently not available. Please call Andrew Harper Travel at (800) 375-4685, or contact the hotel directly, for reservations.