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Nyvågar Rorbuhotell's small red cabins next to the sea with mountains on the horizon.
Winter landscape surrounding Nyvågar Rorbuhotell. Mountains, sea and sun behind the clouds.
Four people sitting on a bench with a table on a terrace by the sea. Red wall in the foreground, islets in the background.
Three set tables in the Nyvågar restaurant. Fishermen's items on the walls.
A woman wearing a towel in a sauna by large windows. Snowy mountains outside
Interior of a rorbu at Nyvågar, with sofa suite and dining table.
A woman in a bath robe sitting in a comfy chair reading in front of large windows at Nyvågar.
Accommodation in Lofoten

Nyvågar Rorbuhotell

Nyvågar Rorbuhotell is idyllically located in the area of Storvågan near Kabelvåg and Svolvær, which used to be an important trade post. Nowadays, you are welcome to stay in the comfortable and spacious fishing huts called “rorbuer”, modernised to a hotel standard. In addition, you may relax in our spa, enjoy a nice meal in our restaurant, and taste aquavit in The Aquavit Loft Bar.

Book now! From NOK 2595,-

Red rorbu cabins at Nyvågar with a steep mountain and the sun in the background.

Stay in Nyvågar’s traditional rorbu cabins

At Nyvågar Rorbuhotell you will wake up to the sound and the smell of the sea. The 30 spacious cabins, traditionally called rorbu, offer guests great insight into the history and traditions of the Lofoten Islands. They are small 50 m² fishing cabins, split on two levels. All of them offer two bedrooms with a total of four beds, private bathrooms with toilet and shower, kitchenette, as well as a dining room with space for six people. The kitchens are equipped with a stove, kettle and fridge. WiFi, bed linen, towels and cleaning service are also included.

You may book an extra bed in advance for NOK 400 per night, incl. breakfast.

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Nyvågar Rorbuhotell is located 7 km from Svolvær town centre.

Check in: From 15:00
Check out: Until 11:00

Free parking
Charging station for electrical cars

Cultural/ Historical
From NOK 2595,-
A smiling woman sitting in a sauna in a bath robe. A glass of wine standing on a bench.

Lofot Spa

After a day full of adventures, there is nothing better than relaxing in an outdoor hot tub with views of the Arctic sky, against the background of either the Midnight Sun or the Northern Lights. The sauna has large windows providing magnificent views of the surrounding mountains and the sea. Enhance your hot tub and sauna experience with a refreshing dip in the sea, if you’re brave enough!

A set table in the foreground, people sitting on a terrace drinking beer seen through open doors.

Food & drink

Enjoy genuine North-Norwegian hospitality in Nyvågar Rorbuhotell’s charming restaurant. Chef Andre loves creating meals inspired by the surrounding nature and uses local produce with an international twist. The restaurant’s seaside location means fresh seafood all year.

The Aquavit Loft Bar has the largest selection of aquavit in the world. Enjoy a good drink and stories about Norwegian aquavit. Of course, other drinks are available if aquavit is not your cup of tea.

A woman sitting on a wharf with a wet suit looking out on the sea on the Lofoten Islands
Winter landscape surrounding the Nyvågar Rorbuhotell.

Practical information

Check-in: From 15:00
Check-out: Until 11:00

Parking: free of charge
Electric cars: Charging stations for electric cars available

Accessibility: None of the cabins are facilitated for electric wheelchairs, and all bedrooms are located on the second floor. The reception and restaurant are located on the ground floor with accessible toilets.

Dogs: Dogs are allowed into a few of our cabins. An additional cleaning fee of NOK 350,- will apply. Booking in advance is necessary.

Where to find us:

Nyvågar Rorbuhotell is located next to the sea by the Lofoten Aquarium, approx. 7 km from Svolvær.

Adress: Storvåganveien 26, 8310 Kabelvåg

Driving instructions:

  • From Harstad/Evenes Airport: follow Rv833 to E10, further from E10 to Kabelvåg and Storvåganveien. Approx. 170 km.
  • From Leknes Airport: drive onto E10 and follow the road all the way to Kabelvåg and Storvåganveien. Approx. 65 km
  • From Bodø Airport: follow the Rv80 to Terminalveien, take the ferry from Bodø - Moskenes (the transition takes 3 hours 15 minutes), drive onto E10 and follow the road all the way to Nyvågar Rorbuhotell. Approx. 220 km.
  • From Sweden: take the train from Sweden to Norway. There are day- and night-trains from Stockholm to Kiruna to Narvik. In Narvik you can rent a car (3 hours) or take bus no. 300 (3.5 hours) towards Lofoten.