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On Lofoten’s rugged coastline just 450 yards from the centre of Kabelvåg fishing village, this hostel has a sauna, BBQ area, laundry facilities and free Wi-Fi. A breakfast buffet is included.

Each bright and modern room at Lofoten vandrerhjem Kabelvåg comes with either a private or shared bathroom.

Guests have access to shared kitchen facilities with a microwave, and packed lunches can also be purchased on site.

A light and spacious lounge with a fireplace is also found at Lofoten Vandrerhjem, and the hostel has a garden looking out onto the sea towards Kabelvåg.

The Lofotaquarium and Museum Nord are 1.2 miles from the hostel. The picturesque fishing village of Henningsvær is only 20 minutes’ drive away, while Svolvær with its Hurtigruten terminal is 3.1 miles from the property. Harstad is within 2.5 hours’ drive.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.7 for a two-person trip.

Lofoten vandrerhjem Kabelvåg has been welcoming guests since 13 Feb 2013.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)

Breakfast info


Free private parking available on-site


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Property questions and answers
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  • Is it quiet at night?
    Yes, it is :)
    Answered on 27 September 2019
  • Hi! Is there’s a bus running from Svolvær city center to your property? Thanks!
    Hi! Yes, there is a bus you can take a few hundred meters from our property:) You can check out this website for the bus schedule: https://www.reisno..
    Answered on 14 June 2021
  • Hi, is it possible to have an extra bed (adult size) in a twin room with private bathroom? Thanx
    Yes, it is.
    Answered on 10 May 2021
  • Hi. It worries me that there are no reviews for 2022. Has nobody stayed with you during April, May 2022. I would like to read some recent reviews.
    That is correct, our hostel/summer hotel has open only in the Summer (2022 from 6. June to 12. August). The rest of the year we are a boarding school.
    Answered on 30 May 2022
  • What time does the breakfast start?
    Breakfast 07:30-10:00
    Answered on 15 February 2022
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Facilities of Lofoten vandrerhjem Kabelvåg
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Fishing
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Luggage storage
  • Packed lunches
  • Laundry Additional charge
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Sauna Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Norwegian

House rules

Lofoten vandrerhjem Kabelvåg takes special requests - add in the next step!


15:00 - 21:00


07:30 - 11:00


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 aged 4 years and above are considered 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

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 are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Lofoten vandrerhjem Kabelvåg accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note when booking for more than 10 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Please inform Lofoten vandrerhjem Kabelvåg in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

FAQs about Lofoten vandrerhjem Kabelvåg

  • Guests staying at Lofoten vandrerhjem Kabelvåg can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

  • Lofoten vandrerhjem Kabelvåg is 700 yards from the centre of Kabelvåg.

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

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Lofoten vandrerhjem Kabelvåg by:

    • Taxi 15min

  • Check-in at Lofoten vandrerhjem Kabelvåg is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Lofoten vandrerhjem Kabelvåg offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Sauna
    • Hiking
    • Fishing