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Accomodation in Tromso

BoblebadSince the very beginnings of Tromso it has attracted visitors both on business and leisure trips, and the city offers accommodation options to suit anyone's needs.

In the centre alone there are over 2,000 hotel beds ranging from suites overlooking the mountains to more rustic B&B's.


Prices are similar to most other European cities, and it is definitely possible to get a bargain when booking early. Compare hotels in Tromso.


Where Should I Stay in Tromso?

Most of the hotels are within skipping distance of the city centre – well nearly all of them are IN the centre, so you don’t have to worry about getting lost from the bar to the bed on a late January night out.


Rica Ishavshotel, Clarion Hotel Bryggen, Clarion Hotel With, Radisson Blu, Grand Hotel Nordic and Thon Hotel Polar are all of the hotels right in the town centre.

Read more about hotels in Tromso.

Places to Stay Around Tromso

Around Tromso there are plenty of smaller, family-run B&Bs, inns and cottages, as well as the so called ‘Rorbuer’ (fisherman’s huts).


Many of these places combine accommodation with activities such as fishing, hiking, skiing or northern lights hunting and can be quite the experience.

Read more about fishermen's cottages in Tromso.


Sommaroy is a stunning island further out from Tromso. With white sandy beaches, stunning views and a great hotel and conference centre, it is a

popular place for tourists and locals alike.


Budget Hostels and Hotels in Tromso

At the moment there is no year-round hostel operating in Tromso. There is a hostel open in the summer months (from 19/6 to 16/8) located at Aasgaard, about 25 minutes walk from town.


The rest of the year, budget travellers have several options for resonable hotels and cottages in and around Tromso.

Read more about budget hotels in Tromso and hostels in Tromso.


Read our guide to Tromso on a shoestring.

Camping in Tromso

Just outside the city, on the mainland, there is a good campsite. They also have small cottages available for hire if tenting in Arctic conditions doesn’t float your boat.


The campsite is located at the foot of the infamous “Tromsdalstinden” mountain, and you feel like you are properly out in the wilderness – which you are. There are frequent local buses connecting the campsite to the city, which takes approx.10minutes. Read more about camping in Tromso.