Are you looking for the best hotels in Trondheim? Here you can find all the information you need to better plan your stay. Discover the best hotels in the heart of Trondheim, from the cheapest to the most luxurious.
Trondheim is one of the liveliest cities in Norway and boasts a great choice of excellent restaurants, fabulous hotels set in historic buildings and several good bars. The pleasant atmosphere of the town, combined with the many things to do make Trondheim one of the most popular destinations in Southern Norway and a great base for exploring the nearby fjords and mountainous lands of Central Norway.
What you will find in this guide to the Best Hotels in Trondheim:
Best Hotels in Trondheim: from Budget to Luxury
The Britannia Hotel is by far the best hotel in Trondheim. Located in the heart of the city, a few steps from the train station, this luxury 5-star hotel dating back to 1870 offers elegant accommodation equipped with all comforts. The hotel boasts 4 restaurants, including the magnificent one-star Michelin Speilsalen, serving fine tasting menus of contemporary cuisine, with excellent wine and champagne pairings, as well as a fine caviar bar. The Britannia Hotel in Trondheim also boasts a wonderful spa, the Britannia Spa & Wellness, with swimming pools, saunas, gym and world-class massages.
Clarion Collection Hotel Grand Olav
The Clarion Collection Hotel Grand Olav is a good hotel in Trondheim, located a short distance from the central station. It offers good accommodation, with TV and DVD player, and offers a good selection of films for free that you can watch in your room. In the morning it offers a hearty breakfast, while in the evening you will have a good free buffet dinner. Plus you can have complimentary tea, coffee and organic fruit throughout the day.
Located a short distance from the city center, in a modern neighborhood overlooking the Nidelva River, the Scandic Nidelven is a good hotel, with comfortable rooms with a fridge and free tea and coffee. The hotel boasts a good restaurant serving international cuisine, and in the morning it serves a good breakfast included in the price. Guests also have access to a gym and a private art gallery, which hosts temporary exhibitions by local artists.
Clarion Hotel Trondheim
The Clarion Hotel Trondheim is an eclectic and modern hotel with a breathtaking view of the city and the Trondheim Fjord, located right next to Brattøra’s Pirbadet Water Park, within easy reach of the city center. It offers excellent accommodation in designer rooms, with panoramic views and free tea and coffee. On the 9th floor is the great Marcus Samuelson’s Kitchen & Table skybar, where you can have a great drink with a view. The hotel also has a good restaurant and offers free entry to a large fitness center nearby and discounted entry to the nearby Pirbadet Water Park, which is the largest in Norway.
THON Hotel Nidaros
Located in the city center, in a historic gothic building from 1908, Thon Hotel Nidaros offers elegant, modern and cozy rooms with free tea and coffee. In the morning it serves a good breakfast included in the price.
Best Western Plus Hotel Bakeriet
Located in a historic 19th century building that was once a famous bakery, the Best Western Plus Hotel Bakeriet is a good hotel in the city center of Trondheim. It offers modern and comfortable rooms with free tea and coffee and buffet breakfast included. In addition, guests can make free use of the hotel’s fitness center.
Thon Hotel Trondheim
The Thon Hotel Trondheim is a popular hotel in Trondheim, located right on the main square. It offers simple and comfortable single, double and family rooms, with a hearty buffet breakfast included in the price.
Comfort Hotel Trondheim
Particularly popular with business travelers, the Comfort Hotel Trondheim is a great hotel in the heart of Trondheim, offering modern, stylish and comfortable rooms with an iPod docking station and flat-screen TV with laptop connection. In the morning it serves a great breakfast buffet included in the price, while if you leave very early in the morning, you can take advantage of a convenient take-away breakfast.
Scandic Solsiden is a popular hotel located not far from the city center, offering good accommodation with a fridge and a generous buffet breakfast included in the price. Guests also get free access to a great fitness center nearby.
Quality Hotel Augustin
The Quality Hotel Augustin is a good hotel located within walking distance of all the major attractions of the city, and offers excellent and welcoming rooms with very comfortable beds. In the morning you will have a good breakfast buffet included in the price, while during the day you can enjoy free tea and coffee.
Boasting a wonderful location, right on the Nidelva River, with a beautiful view of the Bakklandet, the Scandic Bakklandet is undoubtedly one of the best hotels in Trondheim. It offers modern and comfortable rooms, overlooking the river. In the morning it serves a fabulous and hearty breakfast buffet. The hotel also boasts a good restaurant with international cuisine, the Glassgården Brasserie & Grill, which serves contemporary specialties prepared with fresh local ingredients.
Radisson Blu Royal Garden Hotel
The Radisson Blu Royal Garden Hotel is one of the most famous hotels in Trondheim, located in the heart of the city, within walking distance of all major attractions. It offers modern and comfortable rooms, equipped with all comforts, and in the morning serves an excellent breakfast. The hotel’s restaurant serves good Scandinavian cuisine made with fresh local ingredients.
Best Hostels and Cheap Hotels in Trondheim
Similar to other cities in Norway, there are no hostels in Trondheim, but there are a good choice of budget hotels suitable for families, motorists and travelers on a budget. Some are located in the city center and offer excellent value for money, others are located nearby, but are usually well connected to the city center by bus or taxi.
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City Living Sentrum Hotel
The City Living Sentrum Hotel is a popular cheap hotel in Trondheim, located in the city center, within easy reach of the train station. It offers good accommodation in single and double rooms and family apartments, equipped with fridge and kitchenette.
Pilegrimsgården Hotell og Gjestegård
Located within walking distance of all major attractions, the Pilegrimsgården Hotell og Gjestegård is a good cheap hotel in Trondheim, which also offers convenient private parking (for a fee). It offers good, clean and comfortable accommodation and a nice garden overlooking the river.
Arguably the most popular budget hotel in Trondheim, the Scandic Lerkendal is about a 10-minute drive from the city center, and is a good choice for travelers with a car. However, the bus stop for the city center is right in front of the hotel. It offers excellent accommodation, in modern rooms with a fabulous buffet breakfast included in the price. It also boasts a good fitness center, a restaurant and a bar serving good drinks.
If you’re looking for an affordable hostel in Trondheim, a good choice may be the Sandmoen Motel, which is especially popular with families and travelers with a car. It’s not a proper hostel for socializing and partying, but it’s a good place to stay for those traveling on a tight budget. Located just off the E6 motorway, this hostel boasts ample free private parking and good accommodation in rooms or apartments, with private or shared bathroom. Some apartments also have a fully equipped kitchen.
Tips for your trip to Trondheim and Norway:
Planning your trip to Trondheim? Then here you can find many useful tips:
☞ Discover the best THINGS TO DO IN TRONDHEIM, a local guide on the best places to visit and must-see attractions!
☞ Discover our practical guide to TRONDHEIM AIRPORT, with the best tips on how to get from the airport to the city centre.