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Dalen Hotel

Type:Hotel

Hotellvegen 33, 3880, Dalen

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About

Welcome to Dalen Hotel Telemark! 

Dalen Hotel is known as “the hotel from the fairytales”. It was opened in 1894 in a grand romantic style with dragon heads, towers and spiers, balconys and cornices.

Combining a visit to Dalen Hotel with sailing the Telemark Canal on board of MS Henrik Ibsen or MS Victoria is a unique historical journey back in time with modern comfort and service.

The hotel is open during the summer season from medio April to medio October. The ships traffic the Telemark Canal from late May to October. 

We are pleased to welcome you to one of Norway’s oldest wooden hotels, only 400 m from Dalen Pier, the end station of the Telemark Canal with easy access to the hotel.

If you want to know more about Dalen Hotels history you will find more information here.

Facilities

Activities

  • boat trips
  • conference
  • fishing possibilities
  • mountain hiking
  • nature trails
  • paddling

Age limit

  • adult oriented

Atmosphere

  • exclusive
  • nostalgic
  • relaxed
  • romantic

Boats

  • harbour accessible with car
  • rowing boat

Certificates

  • Fishing permit

Classification

  • Bicycle
  • De Historiske Hotell og Spisesteder
  • Eco-certified

Conference facilities

  • AV technician
  • meeting facilities.
  • photocopier
  • wireless Internet

Credit cards

  • American Express
  • Diners Club
  • Eurocard
  • Maestro
  • MasterCard
  • Visa

Distance

  • Boat rental / Canoe Rental
  • church
  • Info / tourist / welcome center
  • Marked walking trails
  • Museum
  • Restaurant / Café / eatery

Food and drinks

  • à la carte
  • breakfast
  • dinner
  • gourmet
  • lunch
  • outside dining area
  • private catering
  • reservations are required
  • special beer
  • wine list

General facilities

  • 24 reception
  • banqueting rooms
  • bar
  • business center
  • chambre separée
  • charging point for electric vehicles
  • check-in time:
  • check-out time:
  • conference facilities
  • fireplace - in lobby
  • free wifi
  • garden
  • internet
  • library
  • live music
  • lounge
  • luggage room
  • open part of year - from mid-April to mid-October
  • own coastline
  • Parking
  • piano bar
  • restaurant
  • room service
  • smoking restricted
  • table service
  • wine cellar

Intended audience

  • Adults
  • Couple

Language

  • English
  • Norwegian

Licensed premises

  • fully licensed

Meeting Planner

  • AV equipment
  • Booking and contract negotiation meetingfacilites
  • Booking and contract negotiation of hotel rooms
  • On site management

Member of

  • Historic Hotels & Restaurants

Nature and terrain

  • hiking area
  • nature
  • water

Other services

  • art
  • jewellery
  • souvenirs

Price level

  • top end

Room facilities

  • balcony
  • ensuite baths
  • garden furniture
  • high-speed Internet in room
  • internet in room
  • no phones in rooms
  • no TV in rooms
  • non-smoking rooms
  • sea view

Season

  • open in the season - April - October

Special

  • architecture
  • lake area
  • mountain area

Sports activities

  • bicycle route
  • walking route

Symbols

  • Bed accomodation
  • Environmentally-friendly company
  • Food

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Travelers Choice 2022
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Excellent
    330
  • Very Good
    80
  • Average
    20
  • Poor
    13
  • Terrible
    4

Recent Reviews:

  • erikvU1512GM
    Haarlem, The Netherlands
    Wonderful hotel and location
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 10th September 2021
    We had a wonderful stay in this classic hotel with great hospitality. Unique location and great views. Superb restaurant. Minor points are the relatively small rooms. And we recommend not to book... Read full review
  • 246paalk
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Fantastic Hotel - Gives you memories for life!
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 3rd October 2021
    High class Hotel with great service, excellent food and environment to blow you away! This walley has also a benefit of nice trips nearby…. Just ask the staff for advice…. This is a trip like... Read full review
  • 127wilhelms
    Pure exellence!
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 6th June 2022
    Hotel Dalen is truly an architectural gem in the midst of stunning Norwegian scenery - but there is more! The hotel has an ambience of nostalgia, which transports you instantly back in time - it is... Read full review

Map & Directions

Contact

Tel: +47 35 07 90 00

Awards

  • Stiftelsen Miljøfyrtårn Eco-Lighthouse

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