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Spiterstulen | Mountain Lodge

Type:Mountain lodge

Visdalsvegen 1710, 2686, Lom

Tel: +4761219400

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About

Situated 1100 meters above sea level, Spiterstulen Mountain Lodge is the perfect starting point for hiking in the mountains of Jotunheimen. 

The Mountain Lodge is also a common starting point for hiking to t he top of the higest mountain in Norway - Galdhøpiggen. The trip from Spiterstulen to Galdhøpiggen can be done both with and without a guide, and there are several route options. The most common route is not crossing the glacier, and it is easy to follow the well marked path.

From family farm to Mountain Loddge:
Spiterstulen was originally a summer farming hamlet to the family farm Sulheim which was extended for guests the first time in 1836. Through six generations, the place has since been expanded and modernized. But the old characteristics have been preserved – with several small and large houses in one yard.

The guest rooms range from small cabins and family units with bathrooms - to youth departments with bunk beds and communal laundry room.

Spiterstulen Mountain Lodge offers a total of 200 beds. They also has a campsite with sanitary facilities right outside the door.

Facilities

Access

  • 25 meter pool
  • drinking water
  • hiking trails - marked
  • marked tracks for mountain biking
  • private baths - Some of our rooms have private bathrooms, the rest chare shower in the corridor.

Activities

  • Frisbee golf - Medalen Disc-golf bane. For informatjon Flåklypa sendeplatelag.
  • glacier hiking
  • Guided tour
  • heated pool
  • mountain hiking
  • nature trails
  • outdoor pursuits centre
  • special tours can be arranged
  • suitable for kite surfing
  • swimming
  • teambuilding

Age limit

  • 12 years
  • 18 years
  • 23 years
  • adult
  • adult oriented
  • children

Atmosphere

  • nice
  • nostalgic
  • relaxed

Camping and cottage

  • bed linen
  • bed/room
  • campsite - primitive
  • caravans are not allowed
  • chemical toilet emptying point
  • electricity 220 v
  • power socket
  • sanitary facilities
  • sewage dump
  • site for motorhome
  • tent piches
  • washroom with hot and cold water
  • waste tank deposit
  • water tap

Capacity

  • 101 - 150 rooms
  • 200-500 people
  • number of beds - 200+
  • number of people in the dining room - Approx: 120

Conference facilities

  • between 101 and 150 persons.
  • cassette player
  • conference rooms
  • overhead projector
  • photocopier
  • public address system
  • sound system

Credit cards

  • BankAxept
  • cash card
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Eurocard
  • MasterCard
  • Visa

Discounts

  • discount for children
  • DNT- membership
  • group prices

Distance

  • 50 m swimming pool
  • Bank / ATM Machine - 33 km to Lom town scenter
  • bathing spot
  • Bicycle Rental
  • church
  • city centre
  • drugstore
  • Glacier
  • Grocery / Convenience
  • hiking area
  • Info / tourist / welcome center - 33 km to Lom sentrum
  • length in km
  • Museum
  • Restaurant / Café / eatery
  • shop
  • summer - alpine skiing - Galdhopiggen Sommerskisenter
  • tank

Food and drinks

  • beverages for sale
  • breakfast
  • dinner
  • full breakfast offered
  • local dishes
  • Norwegian cuisine
  • special food available
  • summer café
  • traditional food
  • traditional home fare
  • vegetarian
  • wine list

General facilities

  • 50 meter pool
  • banqueting rooms
  • banqueting rooms
  • breakfast can be purchased
  • breakfast included
  • buffet breakfast
  • café
  • café/cafeteria
  • check-in time: - 15:00
  • check-out time: - 11:00
  • closed at night
  • closed during the following period: - Approx: 1th May - 20th May. Wary a bit every year. Please contact post@spiterstulen for more details.
  • conference facilities
  • Defibrillator
  • dining room
  • dogs on a leash are allowed
  • e-mail
  • family friendly
  • final cleaning included
  • fireplace
  • fireplace - in lobby
  • fireplace - public
  • fireplace lounge
  • food/refreshments
  • full board
  • infant chair available
  • international
  • kiosk
  • luggage room
  • lunch pack
  • not all cabins have all facilities
  • open fireplace
  • open part of year
  • outdoor parking - free
  • outdoor parking - surcharge
  • own pets
  • Parking for motorhomes
  • parking place
  • patio
  • pool - indoor
  • reception
  • recreation room
  • sauna
  • Smoking not allowed
  • smoking only allowed outdoors
  • suitable for children
  • swimming in pool
  • swimming pool
  • table service
  • tables / benches
  • toilet
  • toys
  • transportation - There are busses in high-season, summer. The dater vary from year to year.
  • tumble dryer
  • TV-lounge

Intended audience

  • Adults
  • Children
  • Couple
  • Family
  • Family with children
  • Seniors
  • Youth

Kitchen and household

  • bed clothes for rental
  • cooking facilities
  • dining area
  • garbage cans
  • laundry
  • laundry - coin operated
  • running cold water
  • sink/cold water
  • sink/hot water
  • washbasin/cold water
  • washbasin/hot water
  • washing machine
  • washstand/cold water
  • washstand/hot water
  • we public
  • with cold and hot water

Licensed premises

  • fully licensed

Nature and terrain

  • bathing spot
  • borders on a national park
  • glacier
  • hiking area
  • mountain
  • river

Other accommodation

  • accommodation
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • campsite
  • final cleaning incl.
  • Meals breakfast - family
  • Meals breakfast - groups
  • Meals dinner - family
  • Meals dinner - groups
  • room
  • separate wc and shower units
  • tourist cabin

Other services

  • convenience store
  • souvenirs

Package tours

  • company tours
  • groups

Participants must bring

  • clothes
  • equipment
  • mountain shoes
  • sheet sleeping bag
  • sleeping bag
  • sunscreen
  • swimwear

Price level

  • budget
  • mid range

Room facilities

  • allergy room
  • cribs available
  • fireplace - some rooms
  • no TV in rooms
  • not all rooms have all facilities

Sports activities

  • geocaching
  • pooltable
  • table tennis
  • walking route

Theme

  • Active holiday
  • For the whole family
  • Local taste sensations
  • Nature experiences

Type of animal

  • dog
  • reindeers
  • sheep

Winter sports

  • ski
  • ski games
  • summit tour

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From Highway 55 in Bøverdalen is 18 km from the private toll road from Røisheim to Spiterstulen. The road has been approved for all types of vehicles except caravans, buses and other vehicles over 6 meters. Please note that the road is closed by a barrier 5 kilometeres from the Mountain Lodge, and is open when the Mountain Lodge is open!

Opening Times

Season (20 May 2020 - 4 Oct 2020)

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