We have opened the sanitary facility to. We rent out cabins and we have a catering offer of mountain tapas until October 4, 2020. Installation places for motorhomes and caravans from June.
- Drop-in motorhome / caravan: Summer only
- Tent pitch available: Summer only
- Rental cottage: Summer only
- Rental apartment: Summer only
- Rental rooms: Summer only
- Season: Summer only
Bessheim Mountain Lodge and Cabins
Bessheim is located just off the Besseggen in Jotunheimen. The winter season lasts from February 6 to May 17, 2020, and the Gjendeguiden has guided tours to Besseggen left Friday from February 7 to April 3!
The hiking season starts on Friday, June 5, 2020, when the Gjendebåten starts to carry passengers to go Besseggen. The return boat will continue for the day until October 4, 2020, and we will stay up just as long.
Centrally located at County Road 51, we have since 1890 been lodging and serving mountain hikers and travelers along the National Tourist Route over Valdresflya.
Here at Bessheim we have rooms, cabins, apartments and food service.
Accommodation and camping
We offer accommodation in rooms, apartments and cottages. In addition, we have a simple campsite. At Bessheim there are a total of 180 beds. Romma has a mountain stove standard with made-up beds, and a shower and toilet. Both standard and size vary greatly in cabins and lodgings.
At Bessheim we have 64 beds in 27 rooms in the lodge. There are made beds and towel on every bed. There are showers and toilets for everyone, except for five of them. The room that does not have a bathroom has a sink in the room, a toilet in the corridor and a shower in the basement.
Cottages and apartments
Cabin 3 + 5: Small cabins from the 60's. 4 beds, kitchen table, fridge and hob. About 12 square. No kitchen equipment and inlet water. Shower and toilet in the sanitary unit close by. Old, worn cabins of low standard. The price is NOK. 480, - per night. We do not rent these during the winter season.
Cabin 4: Little camping cabin from the 60's. 2 beds, fridge, kitchen table and hob. About 12 square. No kitchen utensils or inlet water. Shower and toilet in the sanitary system equally by. Old, worn, low standard cottage. The price is NOK. 480, - per night. We do not rent this one out during the winter season.
Uncle Tom's Cabin, nummore 12: Small wooden house from the 1800th century with 4 beds (two bunk beds). Easily equipped kitchen with dishwasher and refrigerator. Water added. Everything in the same room. Shower and toilet in the sanitary unit close by. Old, worn cabin with low standard, but by and large the most comfortable cabin we have. Ho is old and has soul! The name does not come from the well-known book, but that there was one guy, "Uncle Tom", who brought three nephews here for the summer for many years. But it's probably a long time ago, because this was what Grandma Kari was told when she was a girl in the 1920s.
Cabin 17: Small wooden cabin with three beds, easily equipped kitchen with sink and refrigerator. Water added. Everything in the same room. Shower and toilet in the sanitary unit close by. Old, worn cabin with low standard, but the view is nice then! We do not rent this one out during the winter season.
Cabin 6: Quite a large cabin from the Olympics in Lillehammer with 3 bedrooms with 2 beds in a quarter room. Small bathroom with shower / WC. The kitchen has kitchenware, refrigerator, oven, hob, dishwasher and coffee maker. Stove and small porch.
Cabin 7 and 8: Two apartments in a house from the Olympic Games in Lillehammer. One bedroom with 2 beds, small bathroom with shower and toilet and kitchen with kitchenware, coffee maker, hob and fridge.
Sandstugu, number 9: Old 1800th century seat cabin with 7 beds in total. One bedroom with three beds (double bed with bunk on top) and one bedroom with four beds (2 bunk beds). Fireplaces with fireplace. Kitchenette in the stove. The kitchen has kitchenware, refrigerator, oven, hob, dishwasher and coffee maker. Bathroom with shower and toilet. Balcony.
Cavalry house, number 13: Old house from the 1800th century with a total of 10 beds. Two bedrooms with three beds (family bunks) and one with four beds (two bunk beds). Fireplaces with fireplace. Kitchenette in the stove. The kitchen has kitchenware, refrigerator, oven, hob, dishwasher and coffee maker. Bathroom with shower and toilet.
Cabin 19, 20, 21: These three apartments are located in Bekkestugu. A total of 7 beds left. 2 + 4 beds in 2 bedrooms on the 2nd floor, as well as 1 bed on the stove. Shower and WC, stove and kitchenette on the ground floor. The kitchen has kitchenware, refrigerator, oven, hob, dishwasher and coffee maker. Must go through one bedroom to get into the other. TV.
Petrol Building, No. 22. Apartment on the 2nd floor of a house from 2009. A total of 4 beds. One bedroom with double bed. Stove with kitchenette and wood stove. The kitchen has kitchenware, refrigerator, oven, hob, dishwasher and coffee maker. Bunk bed in the stove. TV. Bathroom with shower and toilet. Balcony.
Petrol Building, No. 23. Apartment on the 2nd floor of a house from 2009. A total of 6 beds. Two bedrooms with a double bed in a quarter bedroom. A bunk bed in the stove. Large stove with kitchenette. The kitchen has kitchenware, refrigerator, oven, hob, dishwasher and coffee maker. Bathroom with shower and toilet. Television. Balcony.
Cabin 27-32: Renovated, vertically divided cottages from the 70s. There are two and two apartments in a quarter of a house. A total of 4 beds. 2 + 2 beds in 2 bedrooms on the 2nd floor. Sofa bed, shower and WC, stove and kitchenette on the ground floor. The kitchen has kitchenware, refrigerator, oven, hob, dishwasher and coffee maker.
Rental number 33,34,36: A total of 3 beds in one bedroom. This is a family bunk. Shower and toilet in a rather large bathroom. Stove and kitchenette. The kitchen has kitchenware, refrigerator, oven, hob, dishwasher and coffee maker. There are three apartments per house here.
Rental number 35, 37, 38: One bedroom with double bed, stove, kitchenette and bathroom with shower and wc. The kitchen has kitchenware, refrigerator, oven, hob, dishwasher and coffee maker. There are three apartments per house here.
At Bessheim we have a simple campsite with power outlets, shower and toilet facilities. The toilet facility was renovated in 2016. In the spring of 2019 we got organized for more tent sites. The campsite is nicely located down by Øvre Sjodalsvatn. Here you can throw the fishing rod from the opening of the tent if you want!
In our restaurant we serve breakfast, dinner from an a la carte menu during the day and a good three course dinner in the evening. At the breakfast buffet you can lubricate the lunch box and get the thermos filled for the day's trip. The café is open from 11.00am to 20.30pm every day. From 13.30:XNUMX onwards we serve dinner from an a la carte menu. If you wish to reserve a table for a three course dinner, we will gladly accept your order on the day in advance.
The closest grocery store in the winter, when the Valdresflyvegen is closed, is in Randsverk. There it is 30 km.
When the road over Valdresflya is open you will find a grocery store on Beitostølen. There it is 35 km. In Heidal there is kiwi and coop and it is 45 km there. In the summer there is an open grocery store at Besseggen Fjellpark, 3 km south of Bessheim and in Krambua, 6 km north of us. The center of Vågå is 55 km away. Around the beautiful Vågåkyrkja you will find nice shops and cafes in a pleasant village center.
Tips for tours in Sjodalen and in Jotunheimen
Bessheim is located in Sjodalen, in Jotunheimen. At the top of Sjodalen you are at 970 meters above sea level, and you are just at the tree line. You have plenty to choose from when it comes to hiking destinations. Everything from short hikes to demanding routes to some of the highest mountains in the country.
It takes 10 minutes to drive up Valdresflya, which is at 1400 meters. If you leave Bessheim and up to Bessvatnet, you reach the border of Jotunheimen National Park. From here you can see the majestic Besshø at 2258 meters. On the other side of Øvre Sjodalsvatn you see Sikkildalshø and Heimdalshø, which are also fine hiking destinations.
At Bessheim you can go on a summer or winter tour. Feel free to ask for travel tips!
Besseggen is one of the most popular mountain hikes in the country. Most people who go to Besseggen take the Gjendeboat to Memurubu and go eighth. But going the other way is fine too. Do you plan to go Besseggen this summer?
The Gjendeboat and the other tourist companies here in Sjodalen have a home page with information about the trip over the Besseggen. NB: Think you must book a boat ticket first!
Welcome to Bessheim Mountain Lodge and Cabins!
- Cottage for rent
- Apartment for rent
- Room for rent
- Motorhome parking space
- Caravan stand
- tent Place
- season Place
- Power available for caravan / motorhome / tent
- Booking of cottage / apartment is possible
- Free WIFI
- Food serving
- Living room with TV
- Washing machine for a fee
- Wash basin with warm water
- cooking facilities
- Possibility of purchase / replacement of Norwegian propane bottles
- bathing spot
- Rental of boats
- Canoe rental
- Suitable for fishing
- Suitable for paddling
- Hiking trails
- We speak Norwegian
- We speak English
- We accept Bank Axept
- We accept Visa
- We accept Mastercard