Luxury hotel holiday Britannia Hotel Trondheim, Norway

The Britannia Hotel in Trondheim is the grande dame of the city’s hotels. Dating from 1870 when it was named to attract British aristocrats visiting for salmon-fishing, the hotel was refurbished in 2019 and combines tradition, luxury, elegance and comfort. Discreet and refined, the style is relaxing. Enjoy the choice of four restaurants, two bars and the relaxation offered by the spa and indoor pool.
Included in your Expressions holiday
  • Accommodation in a double or twin room on bed and breakfast
  • Scheduled flight from London to Trondheim return (direct or via Oslo), economy
  • Concierge service and Expressions Holidays regional helpful hints
  • Choice of upgrades available – rooms and flight

Luxury bespoke hotel holidays to the Britannia Hotel, Trondheim, Norway

The Britannia Hotel is a traditional, grand, 5-star hotel in the centre of Trondheim, completely refurbished in 2019. Luxurious but discreet rooms, four dining options, bar and wine bar, spa.

Facts in brief

Official star rating 5

Location In the historic centre of Trondheim, 8 minutes’ walk from Nidaros cathedral

Annual opening All year

Closest airport Trondheim

Distance from airport About 25 minutes by taxi

Closest railway station Trondheim

Distance from railway station 6 minutes by taxi, 10 minutes on foot

Hotel facilities and services

Four restaurants including one with Michelin-star, wine bar, bar, spa with 12.5m heated lap pool, fitness room with complimentary fitness classes included, 3 Nordic saunas, 24-hour room service, concierge, hotel chauffeur service, valet parking.

Out and about nearby

Trondheim, once the Viking capital of Norway, and today Norway’s third city, known as the culinary capital of the country. Scenic attractions of the fjords, the Nidelva River and forests nearby. There is the Bymarka Nature Reserve, the Lade Trail and the island of Munkholmen. In the city itself, historic sites include Nidaros Cathedral, dating from 1070, the Archbishop’s Palace, Stiftsgården, Kristiansten Fortress, Bakklandet old town, and the Trøndelag Folk Museum. Between September and March, you can book an Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) experience from Trondheim (book at least 48 hours in advance through the Visit Trondheim tourist office).

Sports nearby

Walking and hiking trails in the nearby Bymarka nature reserve, kayaking on the Nidelva River, swimming at Munkholmen island (reached by passenger ferry), Horse-riding for beginners and experienced riders on Munkedal Beach, Sailing, Climbing on the Via Ferrata Munkstigen.

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Standard double room for 5 nights

From about

£1,260

Holiday Code EXH46341

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke hotel holidays to the Britannia Hotel, Trondheim, Norway

Room descriptions

The Britannia Hotel has 257 rooms and suites each with king or queen sized bed, complimentary high-speed internet access, in-room TV channels and Chromecasting, bathrobe, slippers, hairdryer, minibar with cool drinks, safety deposit box, Nespresso machine and kettle, complimentary in-room bottled water, iron, ironing board, bath amenities, turn-down service nightly, fresh flowers and fruit.

Superior room 23 sqm (some rooms have twin beds)
Superior 1897 room 25 sqm
Deluxe room 30 sqm
Deluxe 1897 room 28 sqm
Junior suite 40 sqm
Deluxe and executive suite 45 sqm
Signature suite 81 sqm
Tower suite 220 sqm

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Standard double room for 5 nights

From about

£1,260

Holiday Code EXH46341

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke hotel holidays to the Britannia Hotel, Trondheim, Norway

The journey and how you get there

For a holiday to the Britannia Hotel, Trondheim, we include a scheduled flight from London to Trondheim either direct or via Oslo. From Trondheim airport to the hotel it takes about 25 minutes by car. We can arrange for the hotel to collect you at a supplementary charge, or you can take a taxi. There is a train from the airport to the city centre railway station and the journey time is about 35 minutes.

Additional information

Other information: There are connecting rooms available in superior and deluxe categories.

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Standard double room for 5 nights

From about

£1,260

Holiday Code EXH46341

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke hotel holidays to the Britannia Hotel, Trondheim, Norway

Highlights of Norway

The numerous fjords: Eidfjord – branch of the Hardangerfjord, Geirangerfjord – precipitous, one of Norway’s signature images, Hardangerfjord – rolling hills and pretty villages, Jossingfjord – vertiginous fjord in the flatlands of the south, Lysefjord – plunging cliffs, cruises and look out points, Naeroyfjord – narrow and very pretty, Sognefjord – Norway’s longest and one of the most beautiful, Trollfjord – very steep fjord on Lofoten, Vestfjord – sheltered bays and pretty villages separating Lofoten from the mainland. The Hurtigruten ferry that covers over 2500 km from Bergen to Kirkenes with over 30 stops. The Midnight Sun and the Northern Lights. Stave churches, beautifully preserved in wood, dating from Viking times, for example at Borgund, Lom, Ringebu and Urnes. Viking ships and artefacts, burial mounds and trinkets in museums throughout the country. The red, wooden houses perched stilts over the sea on the Lofoten Islands. The modern architecture of Oslo. Picking wild blueberries, sampling aquavit made from potatoes and caraway, and tasting reindeer steak with cranberries. The charm of Oslofjorden with its pretty, arty village and towns, harbours with sailing boats, islands offshore and beaches. Hike over the Jotunheimen and relish the natural landscape of this stunning National Park.

Cultural highlights of Norway

The architecture of stave churches dating from the Viking era and Viking treasure in museums around the country. The literature of Henrik Ibsen and Knut Hamsun. Folk tales and mythology. The music of Edvard Grieg and the art of Edvard Munch. Contemporary jazz and folk music.

Gastronomy of Norway

Norway’s gastronomy is a clear reflection of its land and sea. From the land come reindeer, venison, lamb, cured meats and potatoes of all types: boiled, roasted and fried. From the freshwater lakes and streams come salmon served grilled and smoked, and freshwater fish. Sea fish is a vast array of cod, haddock, shrimps, mackerel, fish soup, fish balls, salt cod. From the orchards particularly around the Hardangerfjord come apples, cherries and plums as well as berries of all sorts including blueberries, cranberries, bilberries and, a great delicacy, cloudberries. Cheeses include Jarlsberg and brown cheese. Coffee is almost certainly the national drink, followed by beer, of which there are all sorts of craft beers brewed locally, and Aquavit is the national spirit made from potatoes and caraway.

Facts in brief

Capital Oslo
Airport Oslo Gardermoen
Size 323,878 sq km
Population 4.4 million
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