Malangen Resort, near Tromso

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Type: Hotel

Grade: Superior


A tranquil location with stunning views and stylish accommodation and situated about an hour south of Tromso, Malangen Resort is right on the waterfront of Malangsfjord. The region of Malangen, known for its mild climate, is surrounded by beautiful scenery making it an attractive area for cabin owners and holidaymakers.

This 'aurora resort of Malangen has beautiful fjord and mountain views and offers a choice of stylish accommodation in cabins, hotel rooms and apartments. There is a large restaurant with a bar serving traditional northern Norwegian food.

A wide variety of activities are on offer in both summer and winter. During the winter months have a go at ice fishing in the nearby lakes, explore on snowshoes, try cross-country skiing, experience the thrill of dog sledding, whizz through the wilderness on a snowmobile or join a northern lights watch with an 'aurora alarm' so you can be woken if the lights appear. In the summer, there are plenty of opportunities to go hiking, biking, kayaking and fishing.

After an active day, relax in the large sauna (additional charge), situated in a separate cabin just a stroll from the main hotel, there is also a children's playground and barbeque area.

Camp Nikka is a lakeside wilderness camp just 15 minutes walk from the resort and the base for guided snowmobiling and dog sledding tours. During winter on the northern lights watch it is often used as the first location - sit with your guide and group in a wooden lavvu around a cosy campfire and keep a look out for the northern lights with a spectacular setting looking out over a frozen lake.

Hotel Features

  • Restaurant and bar
  • Stylish accommodation
  • Sauna (payable locally)
  • Wilderness camp
  • WiFi

There are five different accommodation types to choose from.

Hotel Rooms - there are 10 comfortable rooms located on the top floor of the resorts main building, two of which are Superior rooms offering extra space and comfort. All rooms offer a high standard of quality with modern decor, and include double bed, en suite bathroom, flat screen television, Wi-Fi internet and tea and coffee making facilities. Superior rooms have more space with a sofa, table and desk. There is a lift providing access to this floor.

Apartment with sea-view - located down on the coastal rocks with the waves gently lapping a few metres away. The cosy apartments feature two bedrooms, one with double bed and the other with bunk beds, making themn ideal for families. All apartments have a comfortable lounge with spectacular views, well-appointed kitchen and private bathroom with shower and toilet. They have modern furnishings with flat screen television and Wi-Fi access. The apartment building is situated close to the main hotel building, so the restuarant and bar are just a short distance away. The price includes breakfast, linen, towels and cleaning.

Cabin with sea-view - these cabins feature three bedrooms and suitable for 2 to 6 people. The cabins have different bed layouts and will be allocated to your party depending on the party size. Many are located on the water's edge, others have an elevated position with equally spectacular views of the fjord and surrounding mountains. The modern cabins are all two storey with a spacious lounge and kitchen downstairs and the three bedrooms upstairs. Facilities include fully equipped kitchen, bathroom, flat screen television, Wi-Fi access and balcony. The price includes breakfast, linen, towels and cleaning.

Deluxe Cabin with sea-view - there are nine deluxe waterfront cabins just a few metres from the fjord, all with amazing views. All cabins have three bedrooms, the largest of these has two balconies. On the first floor are the bedrooms with double or twin beds and the main bathroom. Downstairs there is a lounge with flat screen television, fully equipped kitchen, furnished balcony and internet access. Some of the cabins have a further shower room and separate toilet on the ground fllor. The price includes breakfast, linen, towels and cleaning.