- Room service
- Pets allowed
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TravelPod Member ReviewsVestfjord Hotell Svolvaer
Excellent Internet. Facilities are fine but a little dated and seems out of the way (behind a back alley).
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... better! And so that leads us to now, we are currently sitting in a traditional fishermans cottage on the edge of the lofoten island fjords on the 2nd night of our honeymoon! Yesterday was a day of travelling- we left the new forest at 4.30am said a teary goodbye and boarded our first plane, another plane and a bus later and we were dropped at a deserted ferry port and told by the bus driver the ferry should be an hour, we pointed towards a clearly closed waiting room and drove off, ...
... down the road for about $100 a night or something, pulled out a map (again with the freakin maps, I never want to see another map in my life) and points me in the general direction. I walk where the map says and where she told me, but it's blocked off because there is a cruise ship in town - UUUUUUUGGGH. I turn around and try to get in the other way, nothing but old people and gates - UUUUUUUUGHHH. Finally I just said "I quit" and walked back to the hotel, ...
... check the Happiness Index), not everyone takes their happy pills every day. In particular some people ( not most, just occasionally) working in hospitality could have been a bit more pleasant. We think this is because, as labour costs are very high(ie people are paid well) the converse is they keep minimal staff, and so people in service jobs are worked off their feet. Having said that, nearly everyone was very friendly, and helpful. . The arctic wind. Surprisingly ...
... return to the sunshine on exit. Finally I arrived into Svelvaer and went in search of the ferry. it was now 17h25 and the ferry was due into the port any time now. I followed the car ferry signs and stopped on the pie next to the loading ramp. The place was totally empty and i was the only person here and somehow something told me I was not in the correct port. I headed back to town and rode around in search of another car loading ramp etc or even a ferry but it ...
... bunch, telling us how they climb and ski uphill, then take the "skins" off their skis so that they can ski back down. I guess it's little different to surfing, though: we paddle out to sea so that we can get back to the shore. All the fun in it is between leaving your starting point and getting back to it.
So it was with us, too. We went out from the rorbuer, took our travellers' quota of photos for the day, and came back to the rorbuer ... and enjoyed every minute in between. ...