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Gjendebu Turisthytte (DNT)

Gjendebu, 2684, Norway
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Gjendebu is at the end of lake Gjendevatn, and can be reached by foot (over Besseggen and Bukkelægeret which is very long for 1 day) or by a nice boat-trip across the lake. We also met some tourists on a 4-day hike across from Glitterheim....More

Thank KRN-NO
Reviewed 15 July 2017

When one is rating Norwegian Turisthytter, one must remember they are NOT hotels. They are mostly situated in the mountains, quite a lot of them out of reach for cars. There are not always sewage systems in the mountains, often such systems are not allowed....More

Thank stinvik30
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This place is wonderful mostly because most people who have come here have walked far and are grateful for anything that is relaxing and fine. We came from a ten-hour walk and the beer was the best I had for a long time. The food,...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We travelled to Gjendebu Hut by boat after drove to Gjendsheim. Parking fee at the parking area next to the pier is NOK 120 per day. The room (2-person room, with a bunk bed) was very clean. We needed to use our own sleeping liners....More

Thank NamSheeTsim
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Caught the boat from Gjendesheim - you need to be at the landing stage early say 7.30am to make sure you get one of the two boats a day that go to Gjendebu. The Hut is clean and the staff very welcoming. The food was...More

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"A room facing the lake or rivers will give you a beautiful morning with sunrise and stunning mountains."
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"Rooms for people with dogs should be booked in advance."
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"Come early, sign a membership to the Norwegian Tourist Association (Turistforeningen)."
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"Book full pension in advance for three days or more and you will get sheets for free."
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