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Skagenveien 55 Bo i Vesterålen, Bo, Engeloya 8470 Norway
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Authentic, charming and good quality guesthouse in the beautiful archipelago of the Lofoten & Vesteralen Isles in North Norway. At Skagakaia you live straight at the quai, in a traditional old dock house or "rorbu". Here at the quay, you can relax in a deck chair to the most beautiful ocean view, or maybe start your day with a refreshing morning dive or by testing your fishing luck right from your doorstep. Known for its good atmosphere and excellent food, - traditional and local - the restaurant at Skagakaia have both local and house guests. Sometimes we invite to small concerts, and some of the best moments have been when our gusts spontaneously have brought their violin or borrowed our guitar. The local surroundings offers many beautiful hiking routes. We have bicycles for hire and our rowing boats are free to use for our guests. As hostess at Skagakaia I am happy to share my grandparents' place with you, and maybe to show you around and tell you about all the nice places and things to do. We have no TV, but WIFI is free.
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Free parking
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Outdoor fireplace
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Rikard Strand wrote a review Feb 2019
Bergen, Norway23 contributions3 helpful votes
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Had the honour to stay at this fantastic location for 4 days on a business trip in August 2018. When we arrived we where greeted by the lovely owner and host Lone. Lone has made this place her self. She showed us to our bedrooms and boy where we in for a treat. It was just like visiting my grandmother in the 80's. Everything was old, authentic and retro. Even the bed sheets and all had that 70-80's feeling. Very nice rooms in different sizes, some singles and some doubles. Everything was clean and well kept. After a good nights sleep we woke up to a heavenly breakfast, fresh made bread and a huge assort of different things to eat. Home made jam, eggs, bacon, cheese, vegetables, fruit and assorted types of meat. Eating was done in the Main House, in a grandmothers kitchen. We ate dinner there two of the nights. First day we ate Lines homemade whale stew that was just the best stew I've ever had in a long time. The second day we got served Bacalao. This bacalao was made by Lone her self, and that was the best meal I ate in 2018. I was totally blown away and I ate 2 portions more then I really should. If you want to relax, have a nice experience and travel back to the good old days I would recommend you to visit this Gem of a place. I will for sure come back here one day. I loved this place and Lones food.
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Date of stay: August 2018Trip type: Travelled
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Lasse H wrote a review July 2018
Kristiansand, Norway4 contributions5 helpful votes
Situated in the old post office, Skagakaia restaurant offers traditional food from the district. We had a delicious Whale Terrine accompanied with Italian whine. The service is personal, the food excellent. We highly recommend Skagakaia Restaurant
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Date of stay: July 2018Trip type: Travelled
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kallie2011 wrote a review July 2017
The Woodlands, Texas87 contributions6 helpful votes
This place is just beautiful. Feels like the edge of the earth. The views are awesome. The food they prepare is incredible and better than all the places we have visited. The owner is really great and you can tell loves making things perfect. We visited for 2 days as part of a trip to Lofotan.
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Date of stay: July 2017Trip type: Travelled
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lesvoyageurs2011 wrote a review Sept 2016
Lausanne, Switzerland462 contributions108 helpful votes
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You go there for the place, not for the room ! The room is very tiny : the place for 2 beds and that's pretty much it. Shower/toilet in the commun area. But if you don't care of the room and just want to have a bed in a beautiful area, it's perfect ! Pictures are better than 1000 words. PS: free rowboat if you want to go on the bay.
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Date of stay: August 2016
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Response from Lone L, Owner at Skagakaia
Responded 17 Oct 2016
Thanks for staying at Skagakaia - I'm happy you enjoyed your short 1 night stay with us and that you liked the area. Yes, you did book the smallest twin room we have, but if you next time prefer a bigger room, let me know :-) Ask about availability, even after arrival. All our rooms are different in size, style and facilities and if I feel my guests are not 100 % content and happy I will always offer the best match I have available. Some rooms have sea view, some have private bathroom, some rooms are better if you stay longer, the smallest are ok for a short stay. Hoping to see you again at Skagakaia - it's alot to explore around here and also really nice to just relax in a good chair at the quay.
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Idunn T wrote a review Sept 2016
Tromso, Norway21 contributions17 helpful votes
Skagakaia is an affordable and charming place. The rooms are cozy, clean and nicely decorated. The bathrooms are very clean and modern. The common areas makes a nice meeting place with other travellers. You can cook your own food in the kitchen, or get a delicious meal at the restaurant. Lone, the host, is extremely nice and service-minded - a truly impressive woman. The area is one of the most beautiful places in all of Norway.
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Date of stay: August 2016
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Melanie C wrote a review Aug 2016
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Nothing we can add to all the other wonderful reviews! This was our second visit here and as though we had never been away. It was so easy, and fun, to get involved in the local activities as we were there for Reginedagen again. The essence of the place is the hostess, Lone Lanmark, who brings the whole experience to life in a special way, including educating visitors about the local food, which she cooks expertly. It is a great place to meet other travellers and also a great place to avoid them! Hope to return again before word gets around.
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Date of stay: July 2016
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Room Tip: Rooms looking over the water with private bathrooms are lovely. There is now a living area with...
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Kjerstin O wrote a review Aug 2015
Asker, Akershus, Norway38 contributions5 helpful votes
If you are planning a round trip to the northern part of Norway, you should stay some days at Skagakaia. The owner Lone Lamark is a perfect hostess who takes really care of her gusts. We stayed there for four nights(12-16 August 2015) in lagre room with a beutiful sea view. In her restaurant you will be served local seafood and her selection of wines was better that expected.
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Date of stay: August 2015
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Geoff L wrote a review July 2015
36 contributions11 helpful votes
We stayed one night here during a fly-drive tour of the Lofoten Islands. The staff were welcoming and friendly and our room was small but comfortable. The receptionist apologised that we had twin beds (we'd expressed a preference for a double), but we had the only available room. The bathroom was shared rather than en-suite, but that wasn't an issue in practice. WiFi in our room was good. We enjoyed an excellent evening meal and breakfast at the hotel's restaurant on the other side of the road to the accommodation block. A charming and quaint place that we're happy to recommend.
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Date of stay: July 2015
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caluire wrote a review July 2015
Bayonne, France19 contributions16 helpful votes
rooms are tiny but with a lot of charm; very nicely decorated dinning room is located in the former post office and there Lone will prepare you excellent breakfast , advise you for extrodinary hikes in the nearby , book you whatever you need .... everything you need with kindness and a nice smile :. And this charming place in Vesteralen islands is so much cheaper than anywhere in Lofoten! A really good place to stay a few days .
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Date of stay: July 2015
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DianeinNorway wrote a review May 2015
Oslo, Norway30 contributions40 helpful votes
A really charming place, beautiful view! Our room was very comfortable and we enjoyed taking our breakfast with us out on the pier every morning! The kitchen downstairs was very convenient. I tried fishing off the pier and took long walks in the area.
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Date of stay: May 2015
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USD 112 - USD 133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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NorwayNorthern NorwayNordlandEngeloyaBo
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Frequently Asked Questions about Skagakaia
Which popular attractions are close to Skagakaia?
Nearby attractions include Gimstadbukta (2.4 km), Bo Church (4.2 km), and Gjestehavn (0.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Skagakaia?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Skagakaia?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Skagakaia?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Does Skagakaia have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Skagakaia offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Skagakaia?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, German, and Norwegian.
Is Skagakaia accessible?
Yes, it offers reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.