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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

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
    • 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
      360
    • Very Good
      87
    • Average
      28
    • Poor
      14
    • Terrible
      8

    Recent Reviews:

    • nikolaik0511
      Oslo, Norway
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Summer stay
      3 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 4th October 2023
      Dalen Hotel is located in a beautiful valley in a idyllic town. Staff was polite and friendly upon arrival and made sure we had everything we needed. For our first meal we had afternoon tea. This... Read full review
    • norwaytravler
      norway
      Almost perfect
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 22nd October 2023
      Very pleased with the dinner, breakfast, sauna package and the hotel grounds. What could be better: The story telling was a tad long. Try to make it in 20 minutes, and do include some ghost stories... Read full review
    • Undercover_travler
      Oslo, Norway
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Norway's most Romantic Hotel is a Historic Gem
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 23rd May 2024
      Love our stay at Dalen Hotel, I think this might be my favorite hotel in Norway. We felt like we were actors in a costume drama like Bridgerton or Downtown Abbey. The Historic hotel is just so we'll... Read full review

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    Contact

    Tel: +47 35 07 90 00

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