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07.30 - 20.00

since 1983

A homely hotel
in Storgata in Tromsø city

Hotel Skansen, located in the heart of Tromsø's historic Old Town, is a fine example of classic Northern Norwegian hospitality. Established in 1983, this charming hotel has been a haven for travelers from all over the world. With over 40 rooms, from cozy singles to spacious double and triple rooms, Hotell Skansen caters to a diverse range of guests, and we work hard to ensure a personal and memorable experience for everyone.

Hotel Skansen's appeal lies not only in its rooms, but also in the rich history of the area. Over the years, this hotel has witnessed Tromsø's transformations, and is undergoing renovations to become even better, seamlessly blending modern facilities with its classic charm.

Now that autumn has begun to paint the sky with the Northern Lights, we at Hotell Skansen welcome visitors who want to experience the magic of Tromsø during the high season. At this time of year, the hotel comes alive with excited travelers, adventurers and nature enthusiasts - all eager to explore the wonders of the Arctic.

With its central location in the heart of the old town, Hotell Skansen gives guests easy access to Tromsø's iconic attractions, cultural landmarks and culinary delights. Whether you seek the cozy atmosphere of a single room, the intimacy of a double room or the spacious comfort of a triple room, we at Hotell Skansen strive to ensure that your stay is not just a visit, but part of an experience worth remembering.

We hope to welcome you as our guest. 

Traditional and modern since 1983

Location and history

You'll find us in Storgatbakken, more specifically in Storgata 105 in what is undoubtedly one of Tromsø's most historic areas - where great personalities such as Roald Amundsen, Nansen and Wanny Woldstad have prepared for their polar expeditions and daring adventures.

The hotel itself is named after the Skansen fortress, which is located a few minutes away and is considered to be the most valuable cultural-historical site in the entire municipality, as well as the only visible medieval trail in Tromsø. You can read more about Skansen here.

In the immediate vicinity you'll find great cafés, restaurants, bars, shops and groceries. 

If you want to read more about Tromsø, you can do so here.

A home away from home!

Our rooms

At Hotel Skansen, we offer varied room options to accommodate different guest groups and needs. Whether you are traveling alone, as a couple or with a small group, we have rooms that perfectly suit your requirements. Whichever room option you choose, you can be sure that we will do our best to ensure you have a great stay with us. 


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