Set a 10-minute walk from Gjøvik town centre, Gjøvik Hovdetun Hostel offers rooms and apartments with free Wi-Fi access. The Fastland recreational grounds are right next to the hostel. All rooms and apartments at Hovdetun have wooden floors and a private bathroom with shower. Apartments include a seating area and a kitchen or kitchenette with a fridge and tea/coffee facilities. A buffet breakfast is served each morning. Guests have access to a bright and fully equipped communal kitchen. Meals can be enjoyed in the dining room or in the cosy fireplace lounge. The swimming pools, tennis courts and ski slopes at Hovdetjernet are located right next to the hostel. Gjøvik Train Station is 1.3 km away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Free parking available on-site

Ski-to-door

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
2 bunk beds
Bedroom :
1 bunk bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
Bedroom 1:
4 bunk beds
Bedroom 2:
2 single beds
3 bunk beds
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Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.3
Facilities
7.7
Cleanliness
8.1
Comfort
7.7
Value for money
8.3
Location
8.8
Free WiFi
8.2
High score for Gjøvik
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Stephen
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Breakfast and staff were fantastic, room was very basic and very warm so had to borrow a fan from reception, we had a room with two bunk beds and a shared bathroom as we booked late so no choice, next time will book with an en suite as didn’t like...
  • Fraser
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    All excellent, friendly staff, clean accommodation, perfect stay.
  • Markéta
    Netherlands Netherlands
    The receptionist was really nice! And generally everything was pretty good. I enjoyed the stay. Breakfast delicious!

Property surroundings

Facilities of Gjøvik Hovdetun Hostel

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Beachfront
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
Outdoors
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun terrace
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Ski
  • Ski-to-door access
  • Ski equipment hire on site
  • Ski storage
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
    Off-site
  • Bike tours
  • Walking tours
  • Temporary art galleries
    Off-site
  • Beach
  • Tennis equipment
  • Water park
  • Squash
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Horse riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Bowling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Children's playground
  • Games room
  • Skiing
  • Tennis court
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
General
  • Minimarket on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
Wellness
  • Public Bath
  • Open-air bath
  • Sauna
    Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • Bulgarian
  • Danish
  • German
  • English
  • Hungarian
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Swedish
  • Thai

House rules

Gjøvik Hovdetun Hostel takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 15:00 to 22:00

Check-out

From 07:00 to 12:00

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 6 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
Free

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

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The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please ensure that you are only booking this property following the local government guidelines of the destination, including but not limited to the purpose of travel, and maximum allowed group size.

FAQs about Gjøvik Hovdetun Hostel

  • Gjøvik Hovdetun Hostel is 0.8 miles from the centre of Gjøvik. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The nearest beach is just 50 yards from Gjøvik Hovdetun Hostel. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Yes, Gjøvik Hovdetun Hostel is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Check-in at Gjøvik Hovdetun Hostel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • The prices at Gjøvik Hovdetun Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Gjøvik Hovdetun Hostel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Sauna
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Children's playground
    • Skiing
    • Games room
    • Bowling
    • Tennis court
    • Squash
    • Water park
    • Beachfront
    • Beach
    • Open-air bath
    • Tennis equipment
    • Walking tours
    • Bicycle rental
    • Bike tours
    • Horse riding
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Public Bath
    • Live sport events (broadcast)