Historical Boutique Hotel in Bergen

A late 18th century building, in the heart of Bergen, has been converted into charming 18-room boutique hotel. Villa Terminus combines rustic charm with a clean, Nordic contemporary design. The hotel was build for a local merchant in 1769 as a home for elderly in need. It was bought by the current owner in 2011 who hired the two Swedish architects, Claesson Koivisto Rune to restore the listed...

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ION Luxury Hotel Iceland – A unique hotel experience‎

The unique design hotel Ion on Iceland is situated only an hour drive away from Reykjavik, yet it is truly a world away. Straight out of a magical fairytale the hotel is nestled in a moss grown mountain landscape. And in a rather stylish setting, the Ion Adventure Hotel offers a luxury experience of nature, like no other. The eco-friendly Ion hotel has received a myriad of awards for both design...

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Boutique Hotel; Haaheim Gaard – far more than a farm holiday in Norway

It used to be a run down farm, situated deep in the Norwegian Fjords, with no running water or electricity. Today, Haaheim Gard has been restored to its former glory and is part of De Historiske as one of Norway's finest boutique hotels. Haaheim Gaard offers the pleasure of staying in a truly remarkable place where you can savour the flavours of a bygone era. From the warm and friendly welcome...

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Boutique hotel; Juvet Landscape and Design Hotel in Valldal, Norway

In our series of posts on special places to stay in Norway we would like to share perhaps Norway's most stunning design hotel, Juvet Landscape Hotel. The hotel is build as part of an old Norwegian farm as a great example on how modern architecture can go hand in hand with heritage sites. The Juvet Landscape Hotel at Valldal, by the architect company Jensen & Skodvin, is build attached to a farm...

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Boutique Hotel; Herangtunet design lodge in the Norwegian wilderness

As part of a series of posts on special places to stay in Norway we want to draw your attention to the unique Herangtunet Boutique Hotel, a family-run design hotel in a lodge style, surrounded by forest and lakes, on the footsteps of some of the tallest mountain areas in Norway, Jotunheimen. But don't let the traditional Norwegian timber houses deceive you. This 'tun' of buildings, looking like...

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