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MelisHome: Aurora Observatory features garden views, free WiFi and free private parking, located in Tromsø, 21 mi from Hurtigruten Terminal Tromsø. The accommodations has a sauna.

All units come with a patio with lake views, a kitchen with a dishwasher and a microwave, and a shared bathroom. A fridge, an oven and stovetop are also provided, as well as a kettle.

The homestay offers a barbecue.

After a day of hiking, skiing or cycling, guests can relax in the garden or in the shared lounge area.

University of Tromsø is 14 mi from MelisHome: Aurora Observatory, while Tromsø City Hall is 20 mi away. The nearest airport is Tromsø Airport, Langnes, 13 mi from the accommodations, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

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  • Hello there, is there any way of getting from the airport with public transportation or do you maybe offer airport pick up? Best, Susi

    Hello Susi, It is a bus but without fixed schedule from half of the way. I can offer you a pick up of course with extra charge that will be gasoline + tip in your choice. 😀 Best, Jonathan


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    Answered on March 2, 2020
  • Hi! How much is the pick up service? Also, can you give advice on travellign to the city centre without a car?

    Hello, The pick up it’s from 150 for person + some extra tip in your choice. And yes, I can help you and advice you :)


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    Answered on March 12, 2020
  • Is the sauna nearby? What is the price? Thanks

    Hello, the sauna is inside home x 50 kr per person :)


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    Answered on February 15, 2021
  • Hi there, wondering how can I go to your place!? Is it near the station or the airport !? Thanks

    Hello, We are around 30 min by car and an hour by bus. There is a bus number 420/425 coming to our island Kvaløya. From last stop of mentioned bus, you have to get new bus number 422. Also I can offer you a pick up service. Best, Jonathan


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    Asked about: Double or Twin Room with Mountain View • Answered on August 17, 2020
  • Hi, I know that you can never know, but what do you think the chances of seeing the Northern Lights are with a full moon at the end of the month? Also, i was wondering if towels are linen are included in the price or if this costs extra? Thank you

    Hello! The towels and linen they are included in the price. There is predicted 21/23 of february and 1/3 march strong northern lights. About full moon you can see the lights if they are strong ones too :)


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    Answered on February 15, 2021
  • Hello, I would like to book for August but cannot find you on map. Are you able to provide co-ordinates please. Thank you in advance. John

    hello! Synnøvjordvegen 84 :)


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    Answered on February 15, 2021
  • Hi Jonathan looking to book your place for Dec 2021, are Northern lights good in Dec from yours? Can we do to hiking tours, ice fishing and sledging?

    Hello! It is good period to see them because the many hours of darkness. About hiking, fishing and sledding it is possible depending weather conditions just on the neighborhood. Hope to help :)


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    Answered on October 19, 2020
  • Hi, could our dog stay in the hotel room? Do you charge extra? If yes, how much do you charge? 🙂

    Hey! Yes, the dogs are more than welcome and about charges depending of the season, no max than 50 kr x night. 🙂


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    Answered on July 6, 2021
  • Hi. I‘d like to stay in your accommodation mid November. Any way/ public transport from airport to your house available? Thank you.

    Hey, yes! There is a bus 2 times for day (Monday til Friday). I also offer airport shuttle for a very good price. 🙂


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    Answered on August 9, 2021
  • How can I travel to your place from Oslo airport? Night bus or train? or any other options?

    Hey! From Oslo airport? If you want to cross all Norway it will take days by train bus or boat. I highly recommend you to get a direct fly to Tromsø from Oslo, and one time in Tromsø, I offer a shuttle airport service for good price. 🙂


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    Answered on July 6, 2021
  • Hi, im a solo traveler. Im a student from stavanger travelling to tromso from 11th to 16th of december. How can i reach your place from airport the cheapest way. I will be arriving by around 12 noon. And what activities can i do near your place?

    Hi! They are buses or There is the possibility to pick up you for very good price. You have many activities to do in winter time in the area: skii, hunting northern lights, dogs sledding, hiking, fishing, tours in the surroundings that I can do.


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    Answered on December 2, 2020
  • Hi, I wanted to ask how reliable is internet connection and what speed is it? Cheers

    Hello, Internet its working good and its 4g of 100/200 Mbit / s speed. Hope to help you and sorry for my late reply. Best, Jonathan


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    Answered on July 28, 2020
  • Hei! I just would like to know how to get to and from Trømso? Which bus goes there? Or what is the name of the closest bus stop? Trying to find it myself but it is a bit confusing! Have a good week, Patrycja Kowandy

    Hey Patrycja. The bus number it’s 422 and there is 3 buses for day leaving you front home ( Synnøvjordvegen 84) You can download Ruter app where it will give perfect details. Other option it’s pick up service for a good price, Best, Jhon 🙂


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    Answered on June 30, 2021
  • Hi, we are planning to visit Tromso by January 2022. We are a family of 3(2 adults and a 5 yr old kid). I can't find any rooms for the particular specification.So, is it possible to accommodate my kid with us in a double room? Airport Shuttle cost & Aurora hunting packages available?

    Hi, unfortunately in the rooms it’s just space for 2 beds but of course you can be with your kid or we can find other options. About packages they are available sure. Just contact to me please so we can talk about it. Thanks 😊


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    Answered on June 7, 2021
  • Can you use kitchen to cook meals or do you offer a meal service.

    Hello, I am not doing meal service at the moment but you can use all areas of the house including kitchen, like if its your home. There is space on the fridge or refrigerator where you can put your things and also use the kitchen furnitures. :)


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    Answered on September 19, 2020
  • Hi, we are looking for 3x Double or Twin rooms from 30/12/2021 to 6/1/ 2022 with free cancellation till December. do we need a car to reach the Observatory, shops (for self catering) , and a nearby skiing resort?

    Hi! Its not needed a car because there is a public transport, but I recommend you to rent it just to be able to ride the lovely islands all around Tromsø. The nearest supermarket its 15 min driving. And it is one Alpine Park to ski in Centrum. :)


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    Asked about: Double or Twin Room with Sea View • Answered on March 8, 2021
  • Hello. we would like to book and schedule to stay at your place, month of February 2021 during the weekend. And maybe it would be nice if you could also recommend us a good date to come for the Aurora Northern Lights to show up. Our tentative is any date during Friday-Sunday on month of February.

    Hello, 20/ 22 of february and the beginning of march its predicted very nice northern lights. :)


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    Answered on February 15, 2021
  • Hi Jonathan :) We are 4 couples looking to rent rooms August 30th to Sept 3rd 2021. Can you tell us what else we can do nearby? Dog sled? Snow Mobile? Restaurants? Groceries? While you can't guarantee the Northern Lights how is the views early September?Thank you so much for your time. Kind Regards

    Hello, September it's not snow for winter activities but there is places to visit like Sommarøy and summer act. Restaurants & groceries you have in centrum of Tromsø. Northern lights not easy because daylight in august but something you can see. :)


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    Answered on October 11, 2020
  • Hi, As you mentioned two buses, so if we took these two, will they drop off near the house? Also, what are the chances to see the aurora in the 2nd week of November? Thank you

    Hello, it takes 5 min walk from the second bus till home. Because the second bus doesn't have fixed schedule I can pick up you from the end of first one for 50 kr x person ( same bus price). November it's one of best months to see northern lights :)


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    Answered on October 11, 2020
  • Hei, Jeg lurer på om hvordan kunne vi komme til deg med offentlig fra flyplassen ? Eventuelt er det noe muligheter at du henter oss fra flyplassen ?

    Hei! Jeg Kan Komme å hente dere på flyplassen :)


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    Asked about: Double or Twin Room with Mountain View • Answered on January 4, 2021

Host Info

Host Review Score 9.4

Melishome its a basic house with rooms where you can enjoy of the place and surroundings like sommarøy ( one of the most popular places to visit in Tromsø). From home, from your window you can see the frozen sea and northern lights in winter. And in summer you can appreciate the nature life and the mid-night sun.

Hello! I am a Spanish man from Barcelona that would love to meet people from around the world, show you the amazing Norway and what’s around Tromsø and share experiences with anyone! You are more than welcome to visit Me and spend time with me and babys, an Alaskan malamute and huskies who love to meet new people too and live any new experience in the Artic life! Best, Jonathan

Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Area Info *
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What's nearby
  • The University Museum of Tromsø
    12.3 miles
Closest Airports
  • "Tromsø Airport, Langnes"
    12.9 miles
  • Bardufoss Airport
    40.1 miles
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Amenities of MelisHome: Aurora Observatory
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Shared bathroom
Bedroom
  • Linens
View
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
  • Lake view
  • Ocean view
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Ski
  • Ski storage
Pets
Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Fitness
  • Steam room
  • Bathhouse
  • Beachfront
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Sauna Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Chocolate/Cookies
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
  • Secure parking
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Express check-in/out Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
General
  • Pet bowls
  • Pet basket
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
Accessibility
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Pool/Beach towels
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
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Check-in

3:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Check-out

12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 11 years
Extra bed by request
NOK 10 per child, per night
12+ years
Extra bed by request
NOK 15 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

The maximum number of extra beds allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

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Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 12:00 AM and 8:00 AM.

Pets

Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.

The fine print

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

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

Please inform MelisHome: Aurora Observatory of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about MelisHome: Aurora Observatory

  • Check-in at MelisHome: Aurora Observatory is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 AM.

  • MelisHome: Aurora Observatory offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Sauna
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Skiing
    • Fishing
    • Beachfront
    • Fitness
    • Walking tours
    • Beach
    • Bathhouse
    • Steam room

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to MelisHome: Aurora Observatory by:

    • Car 30min

  • MelisHome: Aurora Observatory is 13 miles from the center of Tromsø.

  • The prices at MelisHome: Aurora Observatory may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at MelisHome: Aurora Observatory (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Street parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking