Luxury hotel holiday Hotel Union Øye Norangsfjorden, Norway

This is a distinctly traditional, boutique 4-star hotel with 30 rooms, situated in countryside near the village of Øye and a few hundred metres from the Norangsfjord. Individually furnished bedrooms, many with four-poster beds and views of the countryside, a charming restaurant and a sun lounge furnished with antiques await you.
Included in your Expressions holiday
  • Accommodation in a double or twin room on dinner, bed and breakfast
  • Scheduled flight with British Airways London to Alesund via Oslo return, economy
  • Hire of a group B car
  • Concierge service and Expressions Holidays regional helpful hints
  • Choice of upgrades available – rooms and flight

Luxury bespoke hotel holidays to the Hotel Union Oye, Norangsfjorden, Norway

This is an iconic, historic and unique boutique hotel in 19th century Norwegian style situated in greenery between mountains and fjord, ideal for outdoor exploration.

Facts in brief

Official star rating 4

Location In countryside near the small village of Øye a few hundred metres from the Norangfjord.

Annual opening All year except in January and February

Closest airport Alesund, Ørsta Volda Hovden

Distance from airport Just over 2 hours from Alesund, about 50 minutes from Ørsta Volda Hovden

Hotel facilities and services

Restaurant, parking, 24-hour reception, limited laundry service, wi-fi, sun lounge, car and helicopter transfer can be arranged, guided kayak and hiking tours can be arranged

Complimentary

Wi-Fi

Chargeable watersports

Kayaking (kayaks available for rental with life jackets from the hotel), with guided kayak tours being on request.

Out and about nearby

The Sunnmøre region is renowned for its spectacular mountain scenery and scenic roads. By car you can visit Trollstigen, Ålesund and Geiranger and explore the scenic national routes, finding glaciers, secluded fjords, remote villages and authentic farms. The hotel also offers private boat trips on their own boats with a capacity of 10 to 30 people. The wondrous Geirangerfjord is about 1 hour and 45 minutes by car from the hotel. The hotel can arrange a car and driver to take you but also chartered boat trips. The national tourist route from Geiranger to Trollstigen is known as the Golden Route and is one of the most spectacular roads in Norway.

Sports nearby

Hiking, kayaking, biking. Guided hiking and kayaking tours can be arranged at the hotel. Skiing at Stranda ski resort, about 50 minutes away by car.

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

From about

£1,830 1 Mar-31 May, 1 Oct-31 Dec

£2,130 1 Jun-30 Sep

Holiday Code EXH46346

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 Hotel Union Oye, Norangsfjorden, Norway

Room descriptions

The Hotel Union Øye has 27 rooms with bath or shower and wc, free wi-fi, hairdryer. Junior suites have bathrobes and slippers and in the deluxe room and junior suite there is a sofa or sitting area.

Standard room double or twin beds, shower and wc
Deluxe room 4-poster bed, sitting area, bathroom with shower (some with bathtub), garden, mountain and fjord view
Junior suite 4-poster bed, garden, mountain and fjord view, most with balcony, sitting area, bathrobe

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

From about

£1,830 1 Mar-31 May, 1 Oct-31 Dec

£2,130 1 Jun-30 Sep

Holiday Code EXH46346

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 Hotel Union Oye, Norangsfjorden, Norway

The journey and how you get there

For a holiday to the Hotel Union Øye at Norangsfjorden you fly via Oslo to Ålesund which is just over 2 hours by car or to Ørsta Volda Hovden airport which is about 50 minutes by car. We include a hire-car for your use for your stay here to give you maximum independence. However, the hotel can arrange a car or a boat transfer for you.

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

From about

£1,830 1 Mar-31 May, 1 Oct-31 Dec

£2,130 1 Jun-30 Sep

Holiday Code EXH46346

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 Hotel Union Oye, Norangsfjorden, 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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