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Svinoya Rorbuer, Svolvaer

Svinoya Rorbuer, Svolvaer


A collection of cabins, houses, suites and apartments located on its own island, beautifully positioned and within easy walking distance of Svolvaer town centre.

Svinoya Rorbuer offers several accommodation options and a great choice for guests visiting Svolvaer, Lofoten’s capital.

The restaurant ‘Borsen Spiseri’ serves a variety of local fish specialties, while Norwegian schnapps, such as Akvavit, can be enjoyed in the bar and terrace.


  • Breakfast buffet and evening meals served in the restaurant
  • Bar
  • Laundry service
  • Free parking
  • Free wi-fi
  • Choice of activities
  • Mini supermarket located 10 minutes walk away
  • 20 minutes walk from the centre of Svolvaer

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Original cabins also known as rorbuer, were originally used as houses for the fishermen who made their living in Lofoten’s waters. Considerable emphasis has been placed on maintaining the original features and time-honoured craftsmanship of these houses. Sheltered by spectacular mountains on one side, and the indigo sea on the other, this accommodation is perfectly suited to enjoying the natural wonders of Lofoten.  The rorbuer vary in size with 1-3 bedrooms – sleeping up to 6 people, living room with wifi, a well-equipped kitchenette (four electric hobs, oven, fridge, small freezer, kettle and coffee maker) and one or more bathrooms. They are situated a short distance from the main building.

Rorbu Suites are detached modern cabins and split over two floors, sleeping up to 8 guests with 3-4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. They are just a couple of minutes from the main building with views over the harbour and excellent facilities including living room with a well-equipped kitchenette (four electric hobs, oven, fridge, small freezer, dishwasher, kettle and coffee maker) and waterfront terrace or balcony.

The Vestfjord Suites. is a small hotel with 6 rooms and apartments a little further from the main building. All rooms have access to a shared balcony or terrace and garden.

  • Double room with bathroom (shower and WC).
  • Double room with Seaview, bathroom (with shower and WC) .
  • Studio apartment with two double beds and a bunk bed, kitchenette, and bathroom (shower and WC). There is a limited view from this apartment.
  • One bedroom apartment on the first floor with kitchen, living room, bathroom (shower and WC), and fantastic sea views.
  • Two bedroom apartment with kitchen, living room, bathroom (shower and WC).

The Historic Houses and Historic Apartments have been carefully renovated with respect for the rich coastal cultural history of the small fishing village of Svinøya.  They have excellent facilities including living room with a well-equipped kitchen with dishwasher and bathroom with shower and WC. The apartments sleeping up to 4 guests with 1-2 bedrooms and 1-2 bathrooms are located close to the bridge to Svolvaer and main building.  The houses are spread throughout the island, just a few minutes walk from the main building and sleep up to 7 guests with 1-4 bedrooms and 1-2 bathrooms.

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