According to our experts, this is the most romantic hotel you can visit with Insight

by | 9 Feb 2023

At this time of year, thoughts are turning to romance and passion. If you’re considering a trip with a loved one and are seeking the most romantic hotel to stay in, then look no further. We asked our expert travel team for their reccomendation and they said Norway’s Hotel Union. Here you’ll not only experience first class service and delicious dining, you’ll wake up overlooking the Geirangerfjord, some of the most spectacular fjord scenery in the world.

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The Hotel Union sits directly on the cliffside with unobstructed views of the extraordinary Geiraingerfjord. For the most spectacular stay, be sure to ask for a room or suite with a fjord view. Relax in spacious and comfortable rooms and suites, with all the modern conveniences you would expect from a top-class establishment.

Just picture yourselves sipping a glass of bubbly, gazing out over the mountains and water. Or reclining with a great novel, or maybe a taking a long hot soak in the bath as nature unfolds around you.

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Wine and dine on delicious, traditional Norwegian food using the freshest ingredients. With a selection of four brasseries, bistros and restaurants on site to choose from there is something for every mood. Culinary traditions in Norway are dominated by meat, fish and seafood that could be hunted or caught. These days the food mixes an exciting blend of old and new due to culinary influences from all over the world. Seafood is the highlight of Norwegian cuisine, locally sourced and fresh. Expect to see it on every menu in some form. The open sandwich is also a popular and tasty treat, often served with cheese, picked herring or smoked salmon. To start your day in style, the Hotel Union is also renowned for its excellent buffet breakfast.

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If you’re feeling active (ish) during your romantic stay the hotel offers a great pool complex where you can swim both inside and outside. As you relax in the waters of this most romantic hotel, look out through the windows across the fjord or head to the outdoor pool for a pure view. The swimming pools are free for guests to use.

The hotel’s spa offers a range of treatments for all; the perfect opportunity to relax and spend time together. Large resting rooms offer spectacular views of the fjord. Or try the sauna with its a Japanese hot bath (42 degrees Celsius), theme showers, foot baths and a hydra walk. While you’re here, treat yourself to a Geirangerfjord signature massage. You’ll feel like royalty with this full body treatment using hot stones and sensual creams. Treatments can be taken together.

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What can be more romantic that cruising the roads in a vintage, chauffeur driven car. The wind in your hair, revelling in nostalgia and elegance. Ten vintage cars from the 1920s and 30s are housed at the hotel in a mini museum. In immaculate condition, they were used to show tourists around Geiranger and each has its own unique history. Guest can hire the cars along with a chauffeur for an unforgettable ride. Perfect for honeymoon travel and romantic tours.


A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Geirangerfjord area is considered the jewel in Norway’s crown. This most romantic hotel is flanked by majestic snow-covered mountain peaks, wild waterfalls and lush green vegetation. The fjord extends over 100 kms inland from Ålesund on the west coast. The first stretch is home to many small towns and villages and is surrounded by 800-meter-high cliffs. The scenery then gives way to majestic mountains and high waterfalls, a perfect setting for couples vacations.

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The awe inspiring Geiranger Skywalk1 sits 500m above sea level. The highest fjord view from a road in Europe, enjoy panoramic views of the Geirangerfjord and the surrounding mountains. There are few beauty spots better suited for photos and romantic moments.

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Join us on Spectacular Scandinavia & Its Fjords and, as well as staying in the most romantic hotel, Hotel Union, enjoy a sublime cruise of the Geirangerfjord. This is the perfect opportunity to spend quality and romantic time together as you glide along the deep, blue waters.

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So, if you are looking for the most romantic hotel in the world, why not join us for an unforgettable journey through Scandinavia and stay at the Hotel Union.

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