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Skoghus Leirsted, Senja, 9303, Norway

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Overall Rating 94%

From 9 Reviews

Hostel rating (9)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 97%
Cleanliness 97%
Location 88%
Security 92%
Service 97%
Comfort 92%
Green rating 91%

Affordable rooms and beds in the middle of Senja.From the Midnight Sun to the Northern Lights, Senja Hostel is perfect , friendly and base for experiencing the magical light phenomena of Northern Norway!

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Senja Hostel

Hostel Senja

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Senja Hostel is found on Norway's second largest island, Senja. The whales are visiting Senja in the wintertime. The island is known for its beautiful scenery and great hiking opportunities If you are looking for a place to see the Northern Lights, in Winter og midnight sun in summer, come to Senja!


Prices are non-member prices

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Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 16 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are not members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association
  • A discount of 10 % of rates quoted is available to members on arrival.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Garden
  • Playground


  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Self-catering kitchen

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Wifi - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Laundry Facilities
Opening times

Opening times

Open from 14 Jun to 14 Aug

From 08:00 to 16:00
From 08:00 to 16:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +47 77844165

Fax. +47 77841486

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Hamn i Senja (More than 10km)
  • Husøy (More than 10km)
  • Senja Familiepark (3 to 5km)

See the full list of attractions



Me sorprendió gratamente, mucho mejor que algunos hoteles y camping. El entorno es normal pero el albergue es excelente, calidad-precio perfecta. Gracias al señor que lo lleva por su amabilidad.


Avatar for Silvia


Fri 01 Sep 2017

Litt mere info gjennom foldere om hva Senja har av opplevelser, guiding, turer etc. Man finner det meste på nettet, men anbefalinger lytter man til.


Avatar for marion


Tue 01 Aug 2017

Sehr gastfreundliches und hilfsbereites Personal, würde ich auf jeden Fall noch einmal besuchen sowie weiterempfehlen!


Avatar for Marisa


Sun 23 Jul 2017

The front door was not locked during the night.


Avatar for Ågoth


Wed 12 Jul 2017

This hostel is one of the best I have stayed in Norway. Is very clean and tidy, with a large and cosy common area with fire place, a piano and comfortable seats for guest to have their meal, relax and interact with each others in a harmony atmosphere. The hostel is located in a very quiet area, surrounded with greenery. I would highly recommended this hostel to the others.


Avatar for Dominique


Sun 02 Jul 2017


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Amusement / Theme park (3 to 5km)
  • Beach (More than 10km)
  • Cinema (5 to 10km)
  • City Centre (5 to 10km)
  • Cycle trails (More than 10km)
  • Gym (5 to 10km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Local market (3 to 5km)
  • Mountainous Area (More than 10km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (5 to 10km)
  • National / State Park (More than 10km)
  • Nightlife (5 to 10km)
  • Parks / Green Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Restaurants (5 to 10km)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (3 to 5km)
  • Shopping area / Mall (5 to 10km)
  • Ski area (3 to 5km)
  • Swimming pool (More than 10km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (5 to 10km)
  • Water park (More than 10km)
  • Wooded Area (At or next to the hostel)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Bardufoss airport 50km
200m to nearest bus stop to/from Finnsnes
Alternate Transport
Follow directions to Skoghus Leirsted. From the South: 4 km north of Silsand. From the North: 47 km south of Botnhamn. free parking
free parking

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