Venabu Fjellhotell

An aerial view of Venabu Fjellhotell in autumn
  • An aerial view of Venabu Fjellhotell in autumn
  • A cosy corner with an old style bed and dining table at Venabu Fjellhotell
  • Rømmegrøt, Norwegian sour cream porridge and cured meats | Venabu Fjellhotell
  • Venabu Fjellhotell double bedroom
  • View into a single room at Venabu Fjellhotell
  • White fish presented on a slate with accompaniments
  • A fresh blueberry cake on a slate at Venabu Fjellhotell
  • A couple eat a meal in front of a window with a view of snowy mountains


Venabu Fjellhotell is well known for its warm welcome, delicious food and attentive hospitality. Owned and run by the Tvete family, Venabu sits on the Venabygdsfjellet mountain plateau on the southern edge of the Rondane National Park.

Open year round, Venabu Fjellhotell has 56 ensuite rooms, a dining room with panoramic mountain views, a comfortable lounge bar and many guest facilties. Summer or winter, the hotel makes an excellent base for active holidays including cross country skiing and walking holidays. Our expert guiding team offer a variety of hiking holidays and cross country skiing holidays and courses each season. Throughout the winter you can snowshoe with us, go dogsledding have cross country ski lessons and rent skis from us.

Our stables offer horseriding tours and holidays. For a more relaxing time, join us for a restorative yoga break or Tai Chi weekend.

We have many special events and seasonal celebrations throughout the year.

Venabu has eight traditional and high quality log cabins to rent. These are situated close to the hotel offering guests the best of both: a self catering holiday with your own space, plus all the amenities and support of the hotel nearby.

Venabu also caters for family parties, weddings and celebrations for upto 120 guests. We have facilities for smaller conferences (upto 50 particpants) and work meetings.


Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
Venabu is open all year. (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

* The hotel is open all year round, offering seasonal holidays and activities.


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  • activities for children - children's activity programme during the school holidays
  • berry picking
  • canoeing
  • cross-country
  • dog sledge driving
  • elk safari
  • fishing possibilities
  • forest hiking
  • Guided tour
  • hiking
  • horse and carriage
  • horseback riding
  • lake paddling
  • mountain hiking - guide
  • nature trails
  • prepared trails in vicinity
  • riding in the mountains
  • riding school
  • sleigh ride
  • tobogganing
  • walking


  • double room - 46
  • single room - 10
  • total number of rooms - 56

Conference facilities

  • AV equipment
  • conference rooms
  • function rooms
  • PC Workstation
  • photocopier
  • projector
  • whiteboard
  • wireless Internet

Credit cards

  • Diners Club
  • Eurocard
  • Maestro
  • MasterCard
  • Visa

Disabled persons

  • suitable for the disabled


  • DNT- membership - please enquire on booking

Food and drinks

  • à la carte
  • Breakfast
  • buffet
  • Lunch
  • Norwegian cuisine
  • Vegetarian

General facilities

  • banqueting rooms
  • bar
  • bathing jetty
  • buffet breakfast
  • built - 1950
  • dance floor
  • Defibrillator
  • Dogs allowed
  • elevator
  • Family friendly
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness room
  • free parking - free parking for hotel guests
  • Free wifi
  • Games room - pool table, table football, table tennis
  • live music - our musician plays throughout the season
  • lounge
  • massage room
  • outdoor barbecue
  • outdoor furniture
  • reconstructed - 1977
  • Restaurant/Cafe
  • sauna
  • smoking only allowed outdoors
  • suitable for children
  • sun terrace
  • TV-lounge
  • vehicle plug-ins
  • wellness - in winter: yoga, Pilates and mindfulness
  • wireless Internet


  • bicycles
  • cabin
  • canoe
  • kick sledge
  • ski - cross country ski hire
  • sleighs
  • snow shoes

Licensed premises

  • Fully licensed

Nature and terrain

  • bathing spot
  • borders on a national park
  • cross-country skiing area
  • hiking area
  • mountainous terrain

Room facilities

  • double bed
  • ensuite toilet and shower/bath
  • family room
  • internet in room
  • non-smoking rooms
  • rooms for allergy sufferers
  • twin bed


  • open all year round

Ski hire

  • cross-country/adults
  • cross-country/children

Sports activities

  • cross-country skiing

Winter sports

  • cross-country skiing
  • cross-country skiing lessons
  • heated ski store
  • hire of cross-country skis
  • marked cross country ski trails
  • prepared trails
  • ski
  • ski school
  • snowshoes

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Get in touch

Tel: +47 612 93 200

Rondevegen 860
2632 Venabygd

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