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Restaurant Hovdestaul


Kvitåvatnvegen 51, 3660, Rjukan

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Restaurant Hovdestaul is the restaurant that is connected to the hotel Gaustatoppen Sportell.
Restaurant Hovdestaul is a restaurant with a warm and cozy atmosphere. From the restaurant you have a fantastic view towards Mount Gausta on one side and you look straight at the ski slopes of Gausta ski center on the other side.

Dinner menus that make up an overall good dining experience
At restaurant Hovdestaul, you will be served a 3-course dinner menu that changes from day to day and is carefully put together by the restaurant's chefs.

If you do not like meat, you can always choose between a fish and vegetarian dish.
The restaurant's smallest guests can choose from a variety of child-friendly dishes.

Dinner is served between 18:00 and 22:00.
You should book a table in advance for dinner. Phone: +47 35 90 10 05

Lunch at Restaurant Hovdestaul
On weekends you can also have lunch at the restaurant, which is served between 12.00 - 16.00. In high season, the times can be extended / changed.
Here you choose from an a la carte menu. 



  • hiking trails - marked


  • cross-country - and alpine slopes
  • fishing possibilities
  • hiking
  • ice climbing
  • mountain hiking
  • nature trails
  • prepared trails in vicinity
  • recreational facility


  • double room - 15
  • number of family rooms - 12
  • number of suites - 6

General facilities

  • food and beverage service
  • restaurant

Nature and terrain

  • cross-country skiing area - alpine
  • hiking area
  • mountainous terrain
  • view

Sports activities

  • alpine skiing
  • cross-country skiing
  • exercise
  • marked-out routes



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      3.5 of 5 stars
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      4.5 of 5 stars
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    Recent Reviews:

    • Happyweekend22
      Trip Type:
      Gaustatoppen Sportell - Excellent service
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 18th January 2022
      Perfect location for ski out-in. This is a Sportell - ski - eat - sleep - no nightclub, perfect to load your batteries and just relax. Excellent service and location. Adult people, if you go for... Read full review
    • W3947TVmartino
      Champagne-Ardenne, France
      Trip Type:
      Modern and nice hotel with super friendly staff
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 4th March 2022
      Modern and nice hotel with super friendly staff All worked well for our family despite the hard weather. Good place if you have an electric car that would need to be charged during the ice cold... Read full review
    • bbeire206395
      Zellik, Belgium
      Trip Type:
      Great hotel
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 14th March 2022
      Three first thing we noticed about our room was the large bed, in the morning we could choose from a broad selection of breakfast options, we particularly enjoyed the view on the ski piste outside... Read full review

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    Tel: 35 90 10 05

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