Eikedalen cottage near Norheimsund/Hardanger fjord
Eikedalen cottage near Norheimsund/Hardanger fjord
15 guests
4 bedrooms
14 beds
1.5 baths
15 guests
4 bedrooms
14 beds
1.5 baths
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Eikedalen cottage is a new and modern cabin with all the facilities. It is surrounded by high mountains and a beautiful view. The area offers lots of acitivities such as hiking in the mountains, fjord tours, waterfalls, downhill skiing (ski in/out) and cross country skiing. It is easy access to Norheimsund, Hardanger fjord, Bergen, Voss, Odda, Rosendal and FONNA Glacier Ski Resort if you want to go on a one day tour. It is a place to relax and just listen to or explore the nature.

The space

Eikedalen cottage is situated high in the mountain and is surrounded by beautiful mountains and a lovely view. The cottage was built in 2015 and has all the modern facilities. Four bedrooms, to baths, a sauna, kitchen and living room, a loft with TV/sitting area and a terrace with a bonfire place.

The place offers lots of hiking possibilities in the area. You can go hiking from the cabin and in to the valley of Skeiskvanndalen. Skeiskvanndalen has a little lake where you can go fishing, no fishcard needed. There is also lot of hiking possibilities in Kvamskogen 10 min away with car, like Byrkjefjell, Mødalen. During winter season (late December to late March/beginning of April) you can go downhill skiing (ski in/out from the cabin) or cross-country. Kvamskogen offers a lot of groomed ski runs 10 min away with car where you can ski with your whole family. Only 5 min away with car you can visit the waterfall Fossen Bratte.

It is also quik and easy to get to Norheimsund (20 min), Bergen (60 min), Voss (1 h 30 min), FONNA Glacier Ski Resort (1 h 45 min ), Odda (Trolltunga) (1 h 50 min) and Rosendal (1 h 50 min) for a one day excursion.

Experience the mighty Steinsdalsfossen waterfall from behind in Norheimsund. In the main street of Norheimsund you will find a number of interesting shops or you can take a hike to the beautiful Krokavatn and enjoy the view over the Hardanger fjord. There is also a little beach in Norheimsund where you can take a swim in Hardanger fjord or just relax.

Bergen is surrounded by seven mountains and the norwegians fjords. Things to do in Bergen: visit Fløien, Bryggen, Bergen Aqaurium, Fish market, hiking in the mountains, shopping, Fjord Tours and Cruises.

Voss is an all year destination, with things to do and see year round. Try rafting in some of the world’s best rivers for river sports, go climbing in the high rope courses or try tandem skydiving above the beautiful fjord landscape. Go skiing in one of our two alpine ski resorts or experience being weightless in our wind tunnel.

The natural attractions are many; explore the many waterfalls the nearby fjords and mountains. Hiking season starts in late-June and lasts to October.

Folgefonna and Jondal offers a wide range of outdoor activities, with or without skis.
Besides the summer ski at Fonna, the most popular activity at Folgefonna is glacier hiking. Folgefonni Breførerlag offers guided glacier walks and the most popular day tour starts at the ski resort and runs south-west to Juklavassbreen glacier arm.

In close proximity to Jondal you can experience guided kayak tours, via ferrata trails, zip-lines and rock climbing.
There is a well marked trail network in Jondal, with the best starting point in Krossdalen, a 10min drive from Jondal.
Or as most people do, skiing on the glacier and swimming in the fjord.

Surrounded by the fjord, wild nature and eternal ice, Odda is the ideal place for an active holiday. You will find a myriad of hiking trails and endless opportunities. Bicycling, swimming, blueberry picking and fishing! Do a guided glacier tour, climb in Via Ferrata routes, try zip-lining or how about kayaking under Trolltunga?

Rosendal is a small village surrounded by majestic mountains, and Norway's only Barony built in the 17th century is located here. From Rosendal you travel to Odda and Lofthus in the Hardangerfjord which offers a landscape of beautiful fruit communities, mountains and glaciers.

Guest access

You have access to the whole cabin, including sauna and outdoor place. The place has several parking lots. We offer towels and bed sheets.

Interaction with guests

We will help you if you have any questions about the cottage or things to do in the area. Please contact us on Airbnb, email or on phone. We speak English.

Other things to note

During winter season are spikes on tyres and four wheels drive recommended. The last piece of the road is a bit steep and winding. The snow on the road is cleared by a tractor when necessary. Wheather can change swiftly from heavy snow one day or to a sunny clear day the next day. It is also possible to park at the beginning of the steep road. Walk to the cabin takes 20 min.


Amenities
Free parking on premises
Internet
Family/kid friendly
Kitchen

Prices
Extra people $36 NZD / night after 4 guests
Cleaning Fee $182 NZD
Security Deposit $273 NZD
Weekly Discount: 10%
Weekend Price $291 NZD / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 bunk bed
Bedroom 2
1 bunk bed
Bedroom 3
2 double beds, 4 single beds
Bedroom 4
1 double bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in time is 5PM - 10PM
Check out by 1PM

Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
Fire extinguisher

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

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Ilse User Profile
September 2017
Great location! We enjoyed every moment while staying there. The house is nice and comfortable and Jan Otto is very hospitable and responsive person. We joined the Hardangervidda Marathon 2017 and stayed in the house with a group of 10 people!

Stephanie User Profile
August 2017
Superb views and complete tranquillity - absolutely wonderful to relax with. The cabin is comfortable and well presented with good facilities. Fab sauna!

Guy User Profile
August 2017
We loved the cabin, the view and the sound of the waterfall from the balcony. Lots of toys for the young and older kids in the second floor provided hours of peace and quiet. The house if fully equipped and comfortable.

Leonie User Profile
June 2017
What a beautiful place with a great view. We made a very nice walk just out of the house and very good connections to Voss and glacier

Joël User Profile
January 2017
You definitely need a rental car to get to the cabin of Jan Otto and Kristin. Nevertheless, it's really easy to get one upon arrival at the airport of Bergen. Or even better to book one in advance. The cabin itself is great. Really cosy with a fire place and there's also a sauna which you can use. The surroundings are absolutely beautiful. The Hardanger Fjords are not far away and definitely worth a visit. Although we haven't met Jan Otto and Kristin, the communication via e-mail and by phone was really pleasant. Jan Otto was helpful at all times. In all, if you're looking for a relaxed stay in a remote, yet beautiful location in the mountains, I do advise the Airbnb of Jan Otto and Kristin. Cheers, Joël

Betsy User Profile
January 2017
Jan was a terrific host and a quick and helpful correspondent. When I had questions, he emailed me quickly so that I would have the answers I needed. This cabin is absolutely wonderful. It is at the top of a hill and overlooks the mountains and a ski hill. The kitchen is well equipped, the accommodations are extremely comfortable, the neighbors are kind, and the sauna is fabulous. Highly recommended! I hope your stay is as wonderful as ours!

Henriette Bull User Profile
October 2017
En koselig innredet og ryddig hytte. Vi følte oss som hjemme med en gang. Hytten lå i nydelige omgivelser. Flotte turløyper rett i nærheten. God kommunikasjon med verten, som svarte fort på henvendelser i forkant av, og som var tilgjengelig på telefon under oppholdet, og som gav oss god hjelp. Fungerte veldig fint å ha med barn! Anbefales virkelig!

Bergen, NorwayJoined in May 2016
Jan Otto User ProfileJan Otto is a superhost.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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