Quality Hotel™ Richard With opened in May 2023. With a fabulous location right by the water's edge in Stokmarknes right in the heart of Norway's Vesterålen district, an area of outstanding natural beauty, the hotel provides the perfect starting point to explore the wonders of Northern Norway. With magical views and exquisite food inspired by local culinary traditions, this is the ideal place to come for business or pleasure. This hotel offers so much more than just a place to stay.
Right in the heart of Vesterålen
Quality Hotel™ Richard With is situated in Stokmarknes, right in the heart of Vesterålen. The hotel fuses into the sea, being located right by the water's edge and just a stone's throw from the Hurtigruten Museum. Despite this immense natural setting, Stokmarknes Airport is just 8 minutes from the hotel, meaning that it's easy to get here, even for those living further afield. If you've ever seem a documentary about Northern Norway or read an article about this unique landscape, you'll be able to imagine yourself in this setting. Imagine yourself on a fishing boat with salt water spraying in your hair as you gaze out over the horizon trying to catch glimpses of whales or eagles. Maybe you'll glide through the glistening sea on a kayak or head up to the nearest mountain top? Regardless of your preferences for adventure, you're certain to have magical experiences here that will last a lifetime...and probably tempt you back here! Vesterålen is a great starting point for exploring the extraorinary natural treasures that Norway has to offer!
Flavours of Northern Norway
Restaurant 1893 is situated right by the water's edge, serving delicious French-Nordic fusion food. Our chefs have put together a varied and carefully thought-out à la carte menu featuring local ingredients. Come here to enjoy well-known classic dishes with a Nordic twist. After your meal, head over to Bar 1893 for great drinks and lovely views.
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Conferences & meetings
Quality Hotel™ Richard With is spread over 8 floors and is Vesterålen's largest hotel, forming part of the lovely harbour promenade in Stokmarknes. It's the ideal venue for both big and small events with flexible meeting facilities and unique experiences.
The hotel boasts a large events hall, Storheia, with a total capacity for up to 150 popcorn-munching conference guests. Our facilities also feature all the latest conference equipment with respect to technology, sound, lighting and imagery. Quality Hotel™ Richard With has 6 flexible meeting rooms for all kinds of events including workshops, conferences, weddings and other celebrations! At Quality Hotel™, our meeting experts will ensure that everything goes smoothly. And have you heard? Guests can always look forward to popcorn, soft scoop ice cream and coffee when you book a conference with us!
154 tranquil hotel rooms
Quality Hotel™ Richard With features 154 rooms designed by architect Nina Haeg to perfectly melt into the surroundings. Several of the room offer stunning views, allowing you to wake up within the amazing natural landscape here in Northern Norway. For a truly luxurious stay, you can book one of our 5 elegant suites or 6 deluxe rooms.
Gym & wellness
When you stay here at the hotel, you can look forward to a reinvigorating experience on our floating sauna. Work up a sweat and then plunge into the clear water outside. You can also get your heart pumping in our gym, which features all kinds of equipment for a good workout. The gym is open 24/7 for your convenience. There are also plenty of jogging routes including moutain terrain to explore in the local area for those of you who prefer to exercise outdoors. You'll certain have plenty of Instagram-friendly moments to capture here in Vesterålen!
The birthplace of Hurtigruten
This fabulous destination with magical Northern and amazing natural experiences is also the birthplace of the famous Hurtigruten coastal route. The businessman Richard With, who inspired the name of the hotel, founded Hurtigruten in Nordnes, also know as Richard With's place, where the hotel is located. Stokmarknes is a natural harbour and port of call on the beautiful sea voyage from Bergen to Kirkenes.
Wild and spectacular
An open sea of adventure awaits you here in Vesterålen! How about a whale safari or a RIB boat adventure bouncing over the waves? Perhaps you fancy exploring Trollfjorden with 1,000-metre-high cliffs that soar into the sky. The Quality Hotel™ Richard With is also the starting point for natural gems including Storheia, Møysalen, Raftsundet, white beaches and endless mountain peaks that are a must-see when you visit Northern Norway.