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Sjoa Gjestehus & Vandrerhjem

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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good21%
  • Average29%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible0%
  • 3 Jul 2018
    “Easy stay for the white water rafting”
  • 6 Aug 2016
    “In need of renovation but nice breakfast”
Aamotsvegen 79, Otta 2670 Norway See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

We stayed here because the white water rafting trip leaves from there and it was convenient. It's grounds are pretty but the rooms are kind of like dorm rooms. Not a big deal. They're clean. The guy running the place was very nice as well.

Thank LWood2277
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a 4-bed room with own shower and WC. The room felt dirty (however not that much in the floor apart from a couple of spiders) and the bathroom was full of mould due to the constant humidity (it never dried after showers)....More

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Reviewed 4 May 2016

Absolutely stunning place! We stayed self catered out of season, the owner is super friendly & super helpful! The accommodation is ideal, extremely clean (I imagine when full it would be absolutely buzzing!) Rooms are basic, showers are warm and powerful! Kitchen is well equipped,...More

Thank Emily M
Response from Bigbetter2, Eier at Sjoa Gjestehus & VandrerhjemResponded 5 May 2016

Thank you for your kind review :-)

Reviewed 26 October 2015

We were travelling to Jotunheimen to ski, and needed a place to stay. The hostel is renovated and nice. We travelled out of the season and it fit us fine. Nice beds and a bathroom with a shower. Very good price as well.

Thank Montgomery1974
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We reserved two family cabins and found that they both are in need of renovation. Both showers leak not only into the bathroom as such, but out in the kitchen and into the bedroom. Mold is growing and the cabins will soon have to be...More

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Sjoa Hostel is scenically situated in tranquil surroundings between the rivers Sjoa and Gudbrandsdalslagen. Sjoa Hostel is originally a farm from the 1200s, but we offer accommodation and More facilities of a good standard, whether you choose family cabins or 2, 3 or 4 bed room in the new department. All our rooms and apartments have private bathrooms. Buffet breakfast and other meals are served in the main building from 1747, where the open fireplace and log walls provide a very special atmosphere. In addition Sjoa Hostel offers good and varied activities for young and old, including rafting, canyoning, river boarding, rope activities, mountain riding and musk safari. From us you have an excellent starting point for hikes in the mountains, with short distance to the national parks Rondane, Jotunheimen and Dovrefjell. River Sjoa is also suitable for fishing with rod and fishing is free at the hostel grounds. Welcome to Sjoa Hostel. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Hot Tub
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
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US$95 - US$121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Norway > Eastern Norway > Oppland > Sel Municipality > Otta
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$95 - US$121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Norway > Eastern Norway > Oppland > Sel Municipality > Otta
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Dining (3)
Room & Suite (2)
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"Self catered rooms, ask for a private bathroom. Garden view."
4 May 2016
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