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Where to stay in beautiful Lofoten

You’re ready to pack your bags, but where is the best place to stay?

Beautiful Lofoten in Norway
Lofoten discover the best places to stay and the best things to do and why you should go travel tips

If you’ve read our articles on how to decide which island to stay on, and the best reasons why you should visit Lofoten, you by now might know what your dream destination is.  So let’s have a look at what is available. Places with excellent reviews:

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The top 3 places to stay in Lofoten

According to popularity

  • Moskenesøya: Moskenesøya is the southernmost island in Lofoten and is known for its dramatic landscapes. It is home to iconic landmarks like the picturesque village of Å, Reinefjorden, and the towering peaks of Reinebringen. Moskenesøya is a great choice for outdoor enthusiasts and photographers looking to explore the rugged beauty of Lofoten.

  • Vestvågøy: Vestvågøy is one of the larger islands in Lofoten and offers a mix of beautiful landscapes and cultural attractions. The island is home to the charming fishing village of Henningsvær, known for its scenic harbor and art galleries. Additionally, the Viking Museum at Borg is located on Vestvågøy, providing insights into the Viking history of the region.

  • Flakstadøya: Flakstadøya is renowned for its stunning sandy beaches, rugged mountains, and picturesque fishing villages. It is a popular destination for surfers due to its excellent waves, particularly at Unstad Beach. The iconic peaks of Flakstadtindene and the historic Nusfjord fishing village are also worth exploring on this island.

top best places to stay in Lofoten Norway

Photo above: Manor House in Sakrisøy - See more below

Did you know...

The village with the shortest name...

There is a village called Å:

Å is a small and picturesque fishing village situated at the southern end of the Lofoten archipelago on the island of Moskenesøya. It offers a glimpse into the region’s fishing heritage, with preserved traditional rorbu (fishermen’s cabins) that have been converted into accommodations. Å provides a peaceful and authentic atmosphere, with stunning views of the sea and nearby mountains.

No matter where you stay, in Lofoten you’ll have the most amazing views everywhere.  However, there are a few places with really good views…

We recommend - some beautiful places:

Stay in a Rorbuer in Lofoten authentic fishing cabin hotel stays the best

Reine Rorbuer - by Classic Norway Hotels

top hotels to stay in Lofoten Norway the best cosy authentic beautiful views

All accommodation options at Reine Rorbuer feature fjord views.

The cottages also feature a kitchenette. Bed linen and towels are included. The on-site Gammelbua restaurant serves typical Norwegian food. Specializing in fish dishes, all meals are made from fresh, local produce.

Solbakken anno 1880

Sakrisøy Gjestegård - Manor House in Sakrisøy - Solbakken anno 1880 is housed in a former manor house dating back to 1880 and is located in the area of Moskenes. Nearly all rooms feature sea views..

Anker Brygge

Located on a small island in the very heart of Svolvær Harbor in the Lofoten Archipelago, Anker Brygge offers rooms in traditional Norwegian fisherman’s cottages.

Nyvågar Rorbuhotell - by Classic Norway Hotels

Situated in central Storvågan.  The in-house Lorchstua Restaurant serves à la carte dishes during summer with a main focus on fish and local ingredients. Barbecue facilities are also provided on site. The property also features a sauna. Children will appreciate the on-site playground.  Book a sea view cabin.

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accommodation in Lofoten sea view cabins

If you’re wondering where to stay in Lofoten – right on the edge of the water, with beautiful views, these few places will definitely deliver.

Fisherman`s Cabin Lofoten

Situated in Ballstad in the Nordland region, Fisherman`s Cabin Lofoten has a patio and mountain views.

The holiday home consists of 3 bedrooms, 2 living rooms, a fully equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and a kettle, and 1 bathroom with a walk-in shower. Guests can take in the views of the sea from the balcony, which also has outdoor furniture.

Find more beautiful options on where to stay. Search for the perfect place:

Rorbu – Situated right on the water and in the opinion of many travelers better than 4 or even 5-star hotels.