The Island Tourist Center

Øen Turistsenter is a modern and cozy holiday center with accommodation in well-equipped, spacious holiday apartments with a good standard and nice, varied cabins.

The place is an excellent starting point for tours in Geilo's breathtaking scenery, or for day trips with experiences of both fjords and mountains. The campground is located in scenic surroundings along the river Bardøla which offers free fishing for our guests.

It is a short distance to excellent fishing and hunting opportunities. The main building has reception and summer cafeteria during the summer months.

We serve good food at reasonable prices and it can be bought hot rolls / bread for breakfast.

The alpine slopes are only a few minutes drive away, feel free to use the free ski bus. You can strap on your cross-country skis right outside the door. We have a great fitness facility with ski stadium and light trail in the immediate vicinity.  

In our sanitary facilities, guests have free access to toilets, shower, sauna / sauna, drying room and one small guest kitchen with sink and stove with oven. For £ 50, -, one can buy tokens for the washer or dryer.

Camping Norway East - West

Øen Turistsenter is one of the campsites associated with Camping Norway East - West. This is a round trip that can give you some of the best that southern Norway can offer in terms of nature experiences and activities. The campsites are located in suitable day stages, with enough time for good stops for experiences along the way.


Our year-round family camping accommodates 70 wagons, and we can offer great opportunities for both summer and winter camping. The campground is located in scenic surroundings along the river Bardøla (which offers free fishing for our guests).

Cabins and apartments

Choose between different cottages and apartments for rent. The cabins suitable for up to five people, while the apartments are suitable for up to nine people. All cottages and apartments are equipped with kitchen and bathroom, and based on self catering. We also have some simple huts without running water, they can use the sanitary facilities.

Holiday apartments, 84 m2, for 7 people: The forest apartments are 84m2, over two levels. On the ground floor there is a bedroom with a double bed, an open living room/kitchen solution, a fireplace, a draft hood and a laundry room. In the loft there are two bedrooms, one with three beds and one with two beds (one of which is 120cm wide).

Holiday apartments, 64 m2, for 6 people: We have 4 equipped apartments in Øenhuset.

Cabins 40kvm, for 4 people: We have 3 cabins on 40 sqm, newly renovated in early 2016. The cabins contain new bathroom, new kitchen with dining area, lounge with TV, and two bedrooms: one with two single beds and the other with a bunk bed. There are Sleeps 4 people in the cabin.

Cabins, 30 m2, with shower and toilet: We have 3 cabins with shower / toilet Sleeps 4 people.

Cabins, 25 m2, with shower and toilet: We have 3 cabins with shower and toilet that sleeps 2 people. The cottages have 1 bedroom with 2 single beds. The cabins are cozy with a practical layout.

Cabins, 25 m2, without shower and toilet: We have 7 cabins without shower / toilet Sleeps 4 people. The cabins with simple standard at affordable prices. Guests disposes freely our sanitary facilities with shower, toilet and sauna.

grandma house: Cabin (200 m2 over 2 floors) with 8 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 22 people. Suitable for groups / clubs that want to stay together. Ample parking right outside the door.

Gommohuset: Older, charming building of approx. 120 m2. The house is on two floors and has 4 bedrooms with room for 10 people.

storehouse: Charming Norwegian tradition. The stave cage was common on Norwegian farms in the old days, and was used for storing food. The log cabin has 2 beds, and is suitable for two adults. The Stabburet does not have a shower or toilet, but the Stabbure guests have free use of our sanitary facilities with shower/toilet and sauna in the sanitary building next door.

More information about our accommodation can be found on our website.

Welcome to Øen Turistsenter

Contact information
Classification of cabins
Opening hours
  • High Season15.06-31.08
  • Motorhome / caravan: All year
  • Tent: All year
  • Apartment: All year
  • Cottages: All year
  • season Space: All year
Norway East West

  • Motorhome, caravan and tent pitches: 70
  • Cabins: 18
  • Apartments: 18
  • WC: 7
  • Showers: 6
  • Washbasins with hot water: 9