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Scandic Svolvær

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Free WiFi, bed sheets
Free WiFi, bed sheets
Free WiFi, bed sheets
Free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Scandic Svolvær

Scandic Svolvær

3 out of 5

4.0/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Pet-friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Business services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
Lamholmen 1, Vagan, 8301

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationLofoten War Memorial Museum6 min walk
  • AirportSvolvaer (SVJ-Helle)7 min drive
  • Popular LocationHenningsvaer Bridge23 min drive
  • Popular LocationHurtigruten Ferry Terminal Stamsund83 min drive

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About this area


Located in Vagan, Scandic Svolvær is near the airport. Lofoten War Memorial Museum and The Lofoten Museum are cultural highlights and The Lofoten Aquarium is a popular local attraction. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including outlet shopping and golfing.

What's nearby

  • Lofoten Temagalleri - 5 min walk
  • Nordnorsk Kunstnersenter - 5 min walk
  • Lofoten War Memorial Museum - 6 min walk
  • Henningsvaer Bridge - 23 min drive
  • Hurtigruten Ferry Terminal Stamsund - 83 min drive


  • Bauen — 1 min walk
  • Napoli - 3 min walk
  • Restaurant Nihao - 3 min walk
  • Ni Hao - 3 min walk
  • Bacalao - 3 min walk

Getting around

  • Svolvaer (SVJ-Helle) - 7 min drive

About this property

Scandic Svolvær

3-star hotel near Lofoten War Memorial Museum
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a fitness centre and a bar/lounge. Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Other amenities include self parking, conference space and dry cleaning. All 146 rooms offer free WiFi, room service and TVs with cable channels. Hairdryers, showers and phones are among the other amenities that guests will find.
Scandic Svolvær offers 146 forms of accommodation with a hairdryer. Televisions come with cable channels and pay-per-view films.

Bathrooms include a shower. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness centre.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking on site (NOK 50 per day)
  • Electric car charging station on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar/lounge
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Fishing
  • Fitness centre

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities


  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Norwegian

Business services

  • Computer station
  • Conference space (1592 square feet)
  • Meeting rooms


  • Terrace


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Upper floors only accessible by stairs
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Heating


  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels


  • TV channels
  • Films for purchase
  • TV


  • Connecting rooms available
  • Phone

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Check-in from 3 PM - 6 AM


Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets are allowed for an extra charge of NOK 200 per accommodation, per night
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for NOK 250.0 per night.
Cots (infant beds) are available for NOK 100.0 per night

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Self-parking fee: NOK 50 per day
  • Pet fee: NOK 200 per accommodation, per night
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: NOK 100.0 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: NOK 250.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section)

Property is also known as

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Overall score and ratings


Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 241 out of 704 reviews
5 - Excellent 34%
Rating 4 - Good. 309 out of 704 reviews
4 - Good 44%
Rating 3 - Okay. 109 out of 704 reviews
3 - Okay 15%
Rating 2 - Poor. 34 out of 704 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 11 out of 704 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in May 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2020

2/5 Poor

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness
Disliked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
We have a Scandic card and generally are very happy with our Scandic stays. However, the Scandic Solvær was not up to standard. We booked almost two months in advance, but when we arrived they said there was a key problem and so we waited. Then they admitted they had no room for us. We believe they have been overbooking to take advantage of COVID-19 cancellations, especially ones that appear overseas (we live in Norway, but book through our home country expedia). We complained and they suddenly found a room. However, the tv didn't work and there was a musty-sewage smell. We contacted the front desk and they said they would deal with it; they did not. We asked the next day; neither were fixed over two days. We also called in advance about our reservation and never once had the phone answered. Finally, they do not have enough parking, but provide no information about this. This was the most expensive Scandic we have stayed in Norway. We have never complained before, but we ended our stay early, switching locations. The Scandic Solvær is not worth the money, appears poorly managed, and was sub-par by Scandic and Norwegian standards. One bright spot was the hard-working cleaners.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Very good service. Tina at the reception was most helpful and managed to accommodate our preference for a quiet room.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2020