In Oslo, we’ll be staying for 2 nights at the Thon Hotel Opera. Located right next door to the Oslo City shopping center and the Oslo Central Station, with stunning city views, the hotel is also close to Karl Johan Gate, Royal Palace, the Akershus Fortress, the Nobel Peace Center, and the Barcode skyscraper with its restaurants and bars. Guests at Thon Hotel Opera can enjoy a fitness center with an outdoor terrace with views of the city, the Scala Restaurant, a stylish lounge, and free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Fresh fruit, homemade bread and both hot and cold dishes are served at breakfast each morning. All rooms at Thon Hotel Opera are non-smoking and allergy-friendly, designed with a modern-style décor, featuring classic dark-wood furnishings, and are Eco-Lighthouse certified. Each room comes with an armchair, mini-bar, tea and coffee station, an iron with ironing board, safe, Bose music system, and flat screen TV. Bathrooms have a shower, hairdryer and upscale toiletries.
In Tromsø, in Norwegian Lapland above the Arctic Circle, we'll be staying for 2 nights at the Scandic Ishavshotel, located right in the quayside of Tromso, overlooking its fjord and the harbor, but just minutes from the main street and the Polar Museum. The hotel's Roast Restaurant offers fresh seafood and traditional Norwegian cuisine, and its breakfast buffet has been voted the best in the country! There is also a Roast Bar serving sophisticated cocktails, wine and beer. The hotel offers a 24-hr Scandic Shop, room service, laundry service and free WiFi throughout. Each of the 214 non-smoking rooms offers fantastic views of the water and the mountains, and comes equipped with a refrigerator, coffee and tea making facilities, blackout curtains, ergonomic desks and chairs, hairdryers, and FACE Stockholm beauty products.
In Bergen, we'll be staying for 4 nights at the Clarion Admiral Hotel. Jutting out over the water of Vagen Bay, this polished hotel is housed in 1904 warehouse buildings, brought to the 21st century as upscale accommodations, across the fjord from the medieval wharf area of Bryggen. Guests can enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, laundry services, room service, a beautiful terrace with views of the harbor and the pier, and an excellent restaurant featuring creative Scandinavian dishes by renowned chef Marcus Samuelsson. The breakfast buffet is served in a sophisticated restaurant with views of the vivid Bryggen houses, occasional live music and an international menu. Scandinavian design rooms feature flat-screen TV, Duxiana beds, mini bars, desks, and some have views over the bay. The modern bathrooms feature rain showers, and reflect the understated elegance of Norwegian sophistication.
In the highly unlikely event that our original accommodations must be changed, the alternative accommodations will be a hotel of equal or higher standard. No change will be made to the cost of the tour.