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Seljord Hotel


Brøløsvegen 18, 3840, Seljord

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  • cozy common area at Seljord Hotel
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Seljord Hotel a unique hotel from 1857
In the sea serpent kingdom of the sea serpent Selma you will find the unique Seljord Hotel. A venerable wooden hotel built in Swiss style with a history as far back as 1857. The hotel is known for its hospitable and pleasant atmosphere.

Rooms and common areas
The hotel has a total of 25 rooms, of which 21 are double rooms, 1 single room and 3 family rooms. All rooms are equipped with shower / wc and tv. All prices include a delicious breakfast buffet as well as coffee / tea in the reception area.
Four of the hotel's rooms also have a private balcony.
All rooms at Seljord Hotel have a name associated with a local history. For example, room 306 has the name "sea serpent Selma" room.

When you do not want to spend time in your room, there are seating options in the hotel's own library and bar area or in the reception area.

The Hotel is open all year rund except Christmas, New Year and Easter

Free wireless internet and parking
The hotel offers its guests free wireless internet access throughout the hotel as well as free parking spaces.

The hotel is centrally located in Seljord which is an excellent starting point for exploring the region of Telemark.
It is a short distance to the bus station which is a hub for express buses that ensure good communication to Oslo, Bergen, Grenland and the international airport Torp.
By car there are good connections to Seljord via the E134 which runs through the city and is a natural artery between East and West Norway.

Sights and attraktions in the local area
There are many great sights you can visit in the vicinity of Seljord, such as:  the seserpent tower "Sjøormtårnet", Dyrsku`plassen, beautiful summit hikes with a marked trail to the wreckage at Skorve, Mythical Telemark and art and culture.

«Rent your own hotel»
It is possible to rent the whole hotel for an event with accommodation. This is ideal for conferences, courses, meetings, trade fairs, weddings, parties and similar events, and can be carried out according to the customer's wishes.

Meeting and conference
The hotel also has two meeting rooms, one of which is located in the basement with room for 30 people. Meeting room no. 2 consists of the Dining Room and has room for max. 40 people.



  • beach / swimming lake - 1,9km

Food and drinks

  • à la carte
  • Breakfast
  • buffet
  • meeting food

Member of

  • Historic Hotels & Restaurants
  • Historiske Hoteller

Nature and terrain

  • mountain - Skorve 7,2 km



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      3.5 of 5 stars
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    Recent Reviews:

    • 394caym
      Trip Type:
      Manage your expectations
      3 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 18th July 2020
      The hotel is situated in the centre of Seljord. It's a classic old hotel with an extensions in the back. Pictures are usually only showing the charming old part. Unfortunately the new is less... Read full review
    • TopsMA
      Den Bosch, The Netherlands
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      At first glance a cute old hotel but very disappointing.
      2 of 5 stars
      Monday, 13th June 2022
      This is a quaint looking hotel in a small town but was very disappointing. The public areas were very nice, with a small restaurant & a nice library/study area in which to sit. The staff were... Read full review
    • ronnye585
      Jorpeland, Norway
      Hotel with history and the possibility of ghosts
      3 of 5 stars
      Friday, 30th June 2023
      The hotel is very old and has loads of history. It seems that conserving the history is more important than giving guests a good experience, and that is sad. The up-keep of the rooms is so-so. For a... Read full review

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    Tel: 35 06 40 00

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