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  • Escape to northern Norway for a breathtaking break in spectacular Tromsø, staying in a hand-selected four-star hotel with daily breakfast included.
  • Enjoy an included Arctic expedition on board an incredible Northern Lights Cruise while having the chance to add a range of excursions for an extra special experience.
  • This offer comes with the additional opportunity to add a 2-night stay in Oslo, where guests will enjoy a charming Standard Room and daily breakfast at the Clarion Hotel The Hub 3*.

Your Destination

Tromsø is situated in the centre of the Northern Lights zone and is, therefore, among the best places on earth to observe this natural phenomenon that has been drawing visitors for decades. The gateway to the Arctic and the capital of northern Norway, Tromsø also has many cultural sights and excellent restaurants guaranteeing you an exciting stay. Visitors to Tromsø are often surprised to find such a vibrant and cosmopolitan city so far north – here you are a staggering 320 km inside the Arctic Circle!

Tromsø is the home to the world’s northernmost University, a beer brewery, a Cathedral, a Glassblowing hut, a Botanical Garden and an Electronic Music Festival. The city is surrounded by snow-topped peaks and glass-like lakes, providing spectacular scenery and great skiing, with evenings often bathed in the glow of the Northern Lights. In wintertime, rides in reindeer-driven sleighs, dog sledding, ice fishing and snowmobile trips followed by traditional Sami meals in lavvus or Sami tents will provide life-long memories. Book today to discover the land of Midnight Sun and Polar Nights.

Our Offer

Offer 1: Winter in Tromsø 
3, 4 or 5-night stay in a Standard Room at at Clarion Hotel The Edge 4*, Radisson Blu Tromsø 4* or similar

Offer 2: Winter in Tromsø with Oslo Extension

5 Nights
1-night stay in a Standard Room at Clarion Hotel The Hub in Oslo
3-night stay in a Standard Room at Clarion Hotel The Edge 4*, Radisson Blu Tromsø 4* or similar
1-night stay in a Standard Room at Clarion Hotel The Hub in Oslo

6 Nights
1-night stay in a Standard Room at Clarion Hotel The Hub in Oslo
4-night stay in a Standard Room at Clarion Hotel The Edge 4*, Radisson Blu Tromsø 4* or similar
1-night stay in a Standard Room at Clarion Hotel The Hub in Oslo

7 Nights
1-night stay in a Standard Room at Clarion Hotel The Hub in Oslo
5-night stay in a Standard Room at Clarion Hotel The Edge 4*, Radisson Blu Tromsø 4* or similar
1-night stay in a Standard Room at Clarion Hotel The Hub in Oslo

During your time in Tromsø, you'll be accommodated in one of the following hotels or similar, subject to availability. 

Clarion Hotel The Edge 4*

During your adventure, you may stay at the Clarion Hotel The Edge 4* (or similar) in a Standard Room, with Bed & Breakfast.

Perfectly located along the waterfront in downtown Tromsø - Clarion Hotel The Edge impresses with its innovative architecture and superb service. It's the ideal hotel to experience the best of Tromsø - Northern Lights, Tromsø culture and the distinctive northern Norwegian nature. The hotel offers some excellent services, as well as well as all the amenities you'd come to expect from a hotel of this quality.

Please note: Some facilities may incur an additional fee, payable locally.

Your Room

Whist in Tromsø, stay in your well-appointed and cosy Standard double room, offering you a 160 cm wide beds, work area and plenty of storage space for your belongings. The room is bright and spacious and is equipped with a minibar, iron & ironing board. Most rooms have a safety box.

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults

Your Board Basis

Every morning at Clarion Hotel The Edge, you'll enjoy a healthy and nutritious breakfast, with the choice of organic products. For the opportunity to eat a delicious meal in a warm and relaxed atmosphere, head to Kitchen & Table by Marcus Samuelsson. This restaurant combines the tastes of Manhattan with local, northern Norwegian ingredients. Kitchen & Table provides an atmosphere of Fun Dining as opposed to Fine Dining – they make it simpler and more fun to eat out. The Living Room is also available for convivial moments with fellow travellers. Vibrant and contemporary, make the most of this cool bar accompanied by great music and hand-crafted drinks.

Please note: some dining outlets/menu items and premium, branded and international drinks may not be included and may incur a surcharge payable locally.  Meals, snacks and drinks may be available at selected times only

Your Time

When staying at the Clarion Hotel, take advantage of the SKY Fitness Tromsø, a 24-hour gym that features modern gym equipment - great for a morning workout before you head out to explore! After a long day, be sure to stop by the hotel's bar or cosy lounges. 

Radisson Blu Tromsø 4*

During your adventure, you may stay at the Radisson Blu Tromsø 4* (or similar) in a Standard Room, with Bed & Breakfast.

The Radisson Blu Hotel Tromso 4*'s newly renovated rooms showcase breathtaking views of the city, the Bay of Tromso and the region's surrounding mountains. Located with prime access to the Northern Lights, this hotel provides guests with comfortable and cosy accommodation in a truly Arctic setting. Start your morning with a reinvigorating workout at the 10th-floor fitness centre and relaxation in the sauna, refuel with a tasty Breakfast Buffet at Charly's Restaurant & Bar and be sure to stop by at the Rorbua Pub to enjoy live music and cozy Norwegian décor.

Please note: Some facilities may incur an additional fee, payable locally.

Your Room

In the hotel's Standard Rooms you will be provided with everything you need for a comfortable stay and a good night’s sleep. Complete with Scandinavian themed rooms, meaningful amenities such as the signature Radisson Blu box spring bed, in-room coffee and tea making provisions and free WiFi, you'll be set during your Arctic experience!

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults

Your Board Basis

Charly's Restaurant Bar serves up delicious la carte and seasonal dishes. It also hosts the hotel's delightful breakfast buffet each morning. For something a little more substantial, head to Yonas Pizzeria and Catering. Yonas first turned on its pizza oven in 1974 and has ever since been the “real thing” when it comes to pizza in Tromsø. Boasting over 200 seats, and a location at the waterfront overlooking the Arctic Cathedral, you can gather with friends and share a freshly made pizza in magical surroundings!

Please note: some dining outlets/menu items and premium, branded and international drinks may not be included and may incur a surcharge payable locally.  Meals, snacks and drinks may be available at selected times only

Your Time

Head up to the 10th floor and enjoy a workout against picturesque views that will make you want to work out for hours. You can also visit to enjoy the views and even head to the charming sauna where you can feel invigorated and refreshed after a day out in the stunning scenery.

Optional Oslo Stopover

You may choose to extend your trip by adding a 1-night stay either side of your Tromsø stay, at the Clarion The Hub 4*, in Oslo, in a Standard Room, with Bed & Breakfast.

If you love the outdoors, exploring Norway’s fashionable capital of Oslo and all it has to offer is a definite must. With forests and fjords, as well as designer shopping and haute cuisine, we are sure that you are going to love this city. Oslo offers many attractions, most of them are located within walking distance of each other in Oslo’s compact city centre, while the famous museums on the Bygdøy peninsula area are easy to reach by public transportation. Top attractions in Oslo include Vigelandsparken Sculpture Park, the Opera House, Holmenkollen Ski Jump and the Viking Ship Museum.

Clarion The Hub 4*

Welcome to the Clarion Hotel The Hub 4*, a complex that reopened its doors on March 2019. It has an idyllic location, in the centre of Oslo, and near to the central station. You will find shops, bars and restaurants very close to you. The ideal place to rest and be at the centre of all the action. 

Please note: Some facilities may incur an additional fee, payable locally.

Your Room

Each of the hotel's Standard Rooms feature a coffee maker, hairdryer, and luxury comforters and pillows, alongside a 55-inch smart TV with multimedia transmission, a Wi-Fi connection and more!

Sleeps up to

Adults Adults
2 Adults

Your Board Basis

Start every morning with your daily breakfast. Enjoy a wonderful breakfast with healthy and varied alternatives. Choose the chef's own tortillas, a wide selection of organic products or delicious fairtrade coffee for a perfect start to the day.

Please note: some dining outlets/menu items and premium, branded and international drinks may not be included and may incur a surcharge payable locally.  Meals, snacks and drinks may be available at selected times only

Your Time

The hotel boasts a wonderful gym and relaxation area with a pool on the lower ground floor. All of the hotel's guests are welcome to use the facilities, but kids under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Your Included Excursions

Our members have the following excursions included in their stay.

Northern Lights Cruise

Are you ready to hunt the northern lights?

There are many legends about the northern lights and why it dances so beautiful over the night sky in the north. Today we know why, science has given us the explanation and can even help us predict when it will be showing. But still, there is something magical about seeing the northern lights on the sky, the colors and movement, and of course, as we in the north know to be true, the sound. The best way to experience the magical northern lights, aurora borealis is away from the lights of the city. There is no faster way leaving the city center, than by boat.

Cruise out from Tromsø city centre in the evening, with beautiful views of the city, mountains, fjord and the Northern Lights (aurora borealis) with Arctic Expedition. The different locations we visit on this cruise provide different views of the sky with several possibilities of seeing the Northern Lights.

You'll cruise in a high-class comfortable and very stable boat with space inside and outside. Meet up by the boat in Tromsø City centre, where your guides will check ahead where the best weather conditions are, to see the northern lights. Dress warm, you are in the arctic ocean, experiencing a winter night!

You'll journey in one of the 3 boats: MS Aurora Explorer (max. 145 pax), MS Leone (max 12 pax), MS Strønstad (max 50 pax). The number of pre-ordered places determines which boat will be used.

Availability: 21th of October to 14th April
Hours: Starts every day at 7 pm
Duration: 4 hours
Includes: Transportation, life jacket, hot drink, biscuits, winter warm suit.
Level of difficulty: Easy / Family friendly.
Age Limits: No limits.

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Your Optional Excursions

Our members can choose to add the following excursions at the next stage of the booking process for an additional fee - subject to availability.

Tromsø Husky Safari (15th Dec - 31st Mar)

Your Optional Excursions
Enjoy an exciting dog sledding adventure in scenic surroundings. Just a 40-minute drive from Tromsø city centre, you will discover the Husky Farm, beautifully situated in the Arctic valley landscape. The view of the Lyngen Alps combined with the fjords is amazing, making this safari a genuine North Norwegian Arctic Experience. You will be greeted by 120 happy Alaskan Huskies, waiting for you to run and cuddle! Drive your own team of dogs through the scenic landscape. 

You will be provided with warm thermal suits, winter boots and gloves during the dog sledding adventure. After a short explanation of how to handle the dogs and sleds, you will set off in pairs. One will be the “musher” (driver) and the other will sit in the sled. You can swap places during the trip.

The Huskies love running on the hilly tracks and wilderness of Breivikeidet valley, but you need to be part of the team and help them up the hills. It’s a fun experience, but also a physical workout. English-speaking guides will lead groups of four teams and help you through the experience, which lasts 60 to 90 minutes. 

Season: Daily from 1 December 2019 to 12 April 2020 (subject to weather conditions) 
What to bring: Warm/woollen hat and socks 
Included: Return scenic transfers by comfortable coach (40 min each way), Knowledgeable English-speaking guides, Thermal winter suit, winter boots and gloves, Hot drinks and a sweet local cake (lefse) 
Duration: 4.5-5 hours
Number of guests: 2-27
Age limit: Not suitable for children under 12 years.
Level: Easy. Husky mushing is for almost everyone, but you need to be physically healthy, as you will need to run and push the sled uphill. If you have questions or doubts, please let us know.

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Reindeer Sledding & Sami Culture (15th Dec - 31st Mar)

Your Optional Excursions
Embark on the opportunity to become better acquainted with the Sami culture and join a pleasant and fun Reindeer Sledding adventure in the beautiful North Norwegian nature. The Sami are the indigenous people of the north. Your Sami guide wants you to get to know his culture better – the past, present and future – through tasting some typical Sami food, seeing and learning about Sami artefacts and hearing storytelling and joik (traditional Sami song).

As the oldest known form of transport in the north and central part of the Sami culture, the Reindeer Sledding forms an important part of the experience. The sledding takes place as a "raid", with the reindeer and sleds bound together in a long row, headed by the lead reindeer. Reindeer sledding: Approx. 30 minutes. By taking part in this excursion, we hope you will be charmed by the fascinating reindeer and love our gentle but curious and furry animals as much as we do. The reindeer is our true hero in the Arctic.
* If conditions change, we reserve the right to amend the duration of the reindeer sledding.

What to bring: Warm boots, hat, mittens and scarf
Included: 
Scenic transfer (45 minutes each way), English-speaking Sami guide, themral winter suit and boots, hot traditional Sami meal and hot drinks
Duration: 4-5 hours
Number of participants: 2-48
Level of difficulty: Easy / Family
Not suitable for wheelchairs

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Silent Whale Watching (15th Dec - 7th Feb)

Your Optional Excursions
Brim offers a unique perspective on the feeding frenzy of Humpbacks and Orcas that come to Tromso in the winter. The team use a hybrid engine to reach the whale’s feeding grounds at Skjervøy in less than 3 hours and in time to enjoy the hours of daylight. You can enjoy fresh pastries and coffee in the comfortable salons as you take in the spectacular Arctic morning light, sailing past snow-covered landscapes, the Lyngen Alps, islands, fjords and fishing villages.

There is a good chance of spotting white tailed eagles, Europe’s largest bird of prey, and porpoises along the way. Our professional guide will give you an in-depth lecture about marine life during the trip. As you near the whales, our silent electric engine allows us to get close to these majestic animals without disturbing them. An underwater drone and hydrophone will also be able to capture the whales communicating as they cooperate to hunt the herring in the deep narrow fjords.

Please note that whales are wild animals, and constantly on the move. We can guarantee that we will do our best in finding them but cannot guarantee sightings. If the whales are far away, we need to use our diesel engines for the transfer. On arrival to the whale site we cruise in silent electric mode.   

What you may see:

  • The majestic Humpbacks and Orcas
  • Chance of spotting sea eagles and porpoise
  • Below-the-surface views of feeding whales
  • Spectacular landscape including the Lyngen Alps
  • Arctic winter light

  • Meeting point: The pier outside Clarion Hotel the Edge, minimum 15 minutes before departure
    Duration: 08:00 – 14:00 (6-8 hours)
    Where: Tromsø – Skjervøy – Tromsø
    Included: Fresh pastry, coffee, seasonal local foods and drinks available for purchase

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    Your Journey in Norway

    Flights: The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.

    Transfers: Return transfers are included for flight-inclusive offers in Tromsø. No airport transfers are available or included in Oslo. 

    For inbound transfer arrangements please confirm with your transfer provider when you arrive. Alternatively, please check with the reception of your accommodation. If you still require assistance, please call the transfer provider directly. 

    Weather

    Jan
    min : -7°C max : -3°C
    Feb
    min : -6°C max : -2°C
    Mar
    min : -5°C max : 0°C
    Apr
    min : -2°C max : 4°C
    May
    min : 3°C max : 8°C
    Jun
    min : 6°C max : 12°C
    Jul
    min : 9°C max : 15°C
    Aug
    min : 7°C max : 14°C
    Sep
    min : 4°C max : 10°C
    Oct
    min : 1°C max : 5°C
    Nov
    min : -3°C max : 1°C
    Dec
    min : -5°C max : -1°C

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    Please note that the advice can change, and you should continue to check all advice until you travel. 


    Entry Requirements 

    You must ensure you have a valid passport to travel on. 

    If your passport describes you as a British Citizen, you do not need a visa to enter Norway. For non-British citizens, you should check the current entry requirements on the website of the Foreign Ministry and if necessary, confirm with the Norwegian Embassy. 


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    Location Information

    The address of Clarion Hotel The Edge is: Kaigata 6, 9008 Tromsø, Norway.
    The address of Radisson Blu Hotel Tromso is: 
    Sjøgata 7, 9259 Tromsø, Norway.
    The address of the Clarion Hotel The Hub: Biskop Gunnerus' gate 3, 0106 Oslo, Norway.

    Distance from Tromsø Airport to Clarion Hotel The Edge: 5 km / 10 minutes.
    Distance from Tromsø Airport to the Radisson Blu Hotel Tromso: 5.5 km / 14 minutes.
    Flight time from Oslo to Tromsø: approx. 1 hour 50 minutes.
    Distance from Oslo Airport to Clarion Hotel The Hub: 
    50.1 km / 40 minutes.

    In More Detail

    At Clarion Hotel The Edge

    Please find practical information about the property and your trip: 

    This property is not accessible to people with reduced mobility. 
    The number of rooms at this property: 290
    Check-in time: 3 pm
    Check-out time: before 12 pm

    Our price doesn’t include any additional taxes, which may be payable locally.

    Please Note: 
    Check-in outside the hotel's standard times may incur additional fees. Check out times are subject to change, please check these with the hotel upon arrival.
    Schedules and prices are subject to change. 
    If the property is accessible to people with reduced mobility, this is subject to availability. To book a room for reduced mobility, please contact our Customer Services Team. 

    Hotel Facilities

    • Parking (nearby)
    • Luggage storage
    • WiFi
    • Laundry service
    • Safety box
    • Photocopying
    • Meeting rooms
    • Convention centre

    Room Facilities

    • 160 cm wide double bed
    • Work area
    • Storage
    • Minibar
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Safety box
    • WiFi
    • TV

    Restaurants

    • Breakfast
    • Kitchen & Table Restaurant
    • Living Room Bar
    • SkyBar
    • Room service

    Leisure Facilities

    • SKY Fitness Tromsø

    At Radisson Blu Hotel Tromso

    Please find practical information about the property and your trip: 

    This property is accessible to those with reduced mobility.
    The number of rooms at this property: 269
    Check-in time: 3 pm
    Check-out time: before 12 pm

    Our price doesn’t include a city/accommodation/tourism tax which may be payable locally.

    Please Note: 
    Check-in outside the hotel's standard times may incur additional fees. Check out times are subject to change, please check these with the hotel upon arrival.
    Schedules and prices are subject to change. 
    If the property is accessible to people with reduced mobility, this is subject to availability. To book a room for reduced mobility, please contact our Customer Services Team. 

    Hotel Facilities

    • Free WiFi
    • Express Check-Out
    • Express Laundry
    • Room Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Non-Smoking Hotel
    • Concierge

    Room Facilities

    • Safe
    • Coffee & Tea Making Facilities
    • Hairdryer
    • Mirror
    • TV

    Restaurants

    • Charley's Restaurant & Bar
    • Yonas Pizzeria & Catering
    • Rorbua Pub

    Leisure Facilities

    • Fitness Centre
    • Sauna
    • Outdoor Excursions

    At Clarion The Hub

    Please find practical information about the property and your trip:

    This property is accessible to those with reduced mobility.
    The number of rooms at this property: 810
    Check-in time: 3 pm
    Check-out time: before 12 pm

    Our price doesn’t include a city/accommodation/tourism tax which may be payable locally.

    Please Note: 
    Check-in outside the hotel's standard times may incur additional fees. Check out times are subject to change, please check these with the hotel upon arrival.
    Schedules and prices are subject to change. 
    If the property is accessible to people with reduced mobility, this is subject to availability. To book a room for reduced mobility, please contact our Customer Services Team. 

    Hotel Facilities

    • Free WiFi
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Reception

    Room Facilities

    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Minibar
    • Smart TV
    • Hairdryer
    • Rituals Toiletries

    Restaurants

    • Norda
    • Calmeyers Hage
    • Hub Bar

    Leisure Facilities

    • Gym
    • Indoor Pool
    • Relaxation Area
    • GrowHub

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    If booking as a single traveller, room occupancy is not guaranteed. You may be placed in either a single, double or twin room, based on the availability of the property at the time. 

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