Scandic Palace Hotel
1550 Copenhagen V
The Scandic Palace Hotel is conveniently situated in the center of Copenhagen on Town Hall Square, across from Tivoli Gardens and near a pedestrian street with many shops and restaurants. This 169-room Victorian lodging’s amenities include a restaurant and bar/lounge, fitness room, complimentary Wi-Fi internet access, and laundry and dry cleaning service. Furnished in Scandinavian style, air-conditioned guest rooms have private bath with hairdryer, minibar, in-room safe, tea- and coffee-making facilities, ironing facilities, TV, and phone.
DFDS Ferry (DFDS Seaways)
A popular overnight cruise ferry holding some 1,800 passengers, the DFDS ferry traveling between Copenhagen and Oslo offers a host of amenities and activities, including several restaurants and bars, nightclub, cinema, three small indoor pools, Jacuzzi, sauna, and tax-free shopping. Each small yet comfortable cabin has a private toilet and shower, and sea view. 10
Peer Gynt Vegen
This century-old rustic hotel enjoys a tranquil and serene mountain setting in the heart of Norway’s ski country. The hotel prides itself on offering guests hospitality in a traditional Norwegian setting. Amenities include a restaurant, fireplace lounge, and bar; indoor swimming pool; sauna; laundry and dry cleaning service; internet access; tennis; and miniature golf. The 100 guest rooms have private bath with hairdryer (upon request), minibar, TV, and phone.
Dating to 1891 and rebuilt in 1979, the fourth-generation family-run Hotel Union sits amidst the splendid scenery of Geirangerfjord, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Amenities and facilities of the 197-room hotel include several restaurants and bars; indoor and outdoor swimming pools; a spa with Turkish bath, sauna, and solarium (at additional cost); complimentary Wi-Fi internet access; and a collection of vintage cars (including a 1919 Cadillac) once used to drive visitors around the area. Comfortable guest rooms have private bath with hairdryer, minibar, TV, and phone. Please note that due to the unique nature of the hotel, rooms may vary.
Radisson Blu Royal
The recently renovated Radisson Blu Royal is superbly located in the city center of Bergen near the historic wharf area. The hotel offers two restaurants and a bar, a fitness center with sauna and solarium, complimentary Wi-Fi internet access, a safe at reception, room service, and laundry service. Each of the 263 guest rooms has private bath, tea- and coffee-making facilities, minibar, TV, and phone. 11
Lofthus i Hardanger
Family-run for five generations, this gracious 172-room hotel sits in a scenic location between the mountains and one of Norway’s many fjords, and includes nods to its over 150-year history such as an antique car museum and many old photographs. The hotel has two restaurants, a bar, and several lounges; complimentary Wi-Fi internet access; indoor swimming pool; indoor tennis court; fitness room; golf simulator; Jacuzzi; sauna; and solarium (at additional cost). During the summer guests can lounge in the delightful fjord garden (where composer Edvard Grieg’s cottage still stands), swim in the surprisingly comfortable waters of the fjord, or explore the fjord by row boat or paddle boat. Guest rooms have private bath with hairdryer, mini-bar, TV, and phone.
A short five-minute walk from Oslo’s Royal Palace, the Scandic Solli is on the west side of Oslo close to great shopping and museums. The 251-room hotel’s amenities include two restaurants, snack bar and bar; complimentary Wi-Fi internet access; fitness room; gift shop; and laundry and dry cleaning services. Air-conditioned guest rooms have private bath with hairdryer, TV, and phone. 12
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Scandic Grand Central Hotel
111 20 Stockholm
Opened in 2011, the Scandic Grand Central Hotel sits in the heart of the city and is close to shops, restaurants, and famous landmarks. This trendy hotel includes a restaurant, two bars, café, theater, convenience store, fitness center, complimentary Wi-Fi internet access, and laundry and dry cleaning services. Guest rooms have private bath with hair dryer, in-room safe, ironing facilities, TV, and phone.