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Dalen Hotel Dalen ,  Norway

Dalen Hotel

Dalen,  Norway

Dalen Hotel is beautifully situated at the end of the Telemark Canal provided easy access to stunning natural surroundings. Welcome to a magical world of adventure between April and December at one of Norway's oldest hotel dating back to 1894!

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Dalen Hotel is an adventure hotel located in a majestic and iconic building, offering 49 historic rooms, a grand living room with a fireplace, beautifully preserved interiors, a restaurant and a lovely terrace providing stunning views of the natural surroundings.

Adventure hotel in the heart of Norway

Right at the end of the Telemark Canal, Dalen Hotel rises out of the wonderful landscape like an amazing castle of adventure! The hotel was built in 1849 and has developed into one of Norway's most unique and magical destinations. Combine a visit with a boat ride along the Telemark Canal aboard the MS Henrik Ibsen for an amazing journey back in time, while enjoying modern comfort and service. The hotel features 49 charming rooms, a grand living room with a fireplace, beautiful interiors, the unique Bandak Restaurant, and a lovely terrace that looks out over the lush garden landscape where you can enjoy peace, recreation and wellbeing. 

Restaurant Bandak – incredible culinary experiences in a historic setting

As befits an adventurous lifestyle, Restaurant Bandak is one of the key attractions here at the hotel! The restaurant's décor have been carefully preserved reminding guests of its long history. Numerous rich and famous guests have visited the hotel, enjoying unique dining experiences since the 19th century, and we make it our mission to ensure all our guests enjoy the same high standards today! To maintain the historic identity of the restaurant, we offer elegant and sophisticated French cuisine served as 3 or 5-course set menus, in addition to a unique tasting menu.


  • Hotellvegen 33 3880 Dalen , Norway

Getting to the hotel

Nearest airport

Oslo Airport Gardermoen (340km) – approx. 4 hours by car.

Public transport

Canal boats and buses


We recommend Tokke Taxi: +47 99 49 48 17

About the hotel

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Number of conference rooms


Distance to public transport

100 metres

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