As if there wasn’t reason enough to escape to the Paris of the North: the Radisson Blu Hotel Tromsø recently completed a stunning makeover, giving the Arctic Capital another claim to fame. Uncover the inspiration behind the hotel's new design and get inspired by even more reasons why you need to add Tromso to your travel list!
Just in time for Northern Lights season, 269 guest rooms and suites have been dipped in soft Scandinavian hues, with cozy fabrics and warming accents. In addition, the entire meetings and events area has been revamped in a process that emphasized environmentally-friendly solutions, ensuring up to 25% in energy savings during the entire makeover. Now, when you make use of the meeting suites, you'll experience many of the new energy-efficient solutions first hand: from the introduction of LED bulbs to automatic light switches, even the smallest details have been considered.
Surrounded by snow-capped peaks, islands and fjords, Tromsø is a fascinating and breathtaking destination, and provides plenty of opportunities for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts to get a taste of the Arctic. Take in vast landscapes and crisp air while swaying upwards in the cable car, take a walk on the mountain plateau and visit the town’s landmark that is the Arctic Cathedral.
Epicurean melting pot
As the only international hotel in the city, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Tromsø has long been known for mingling locals with its well-traveled, international clientele – seen especially in its signature restaurants and celebrity pub. Charly’s Restaurant & Bar, for example, is known for its seasonal menus, its scrumptious Super Breakfast, and its warm, inviting atmosphere that marries industrial accents with a soft Nordic theme. Yonas Pizza is a classic, delighting the in-crowd for over 40 years with its homemade pizzas. At Rorbua Pub, step inside a cozy Norwegian fishing cottage, full of quirky memorabilia, and enjoy some local craft brews.
Staying in the heart of the arctic capital
One of the most vibrant addresses in the arctic capital, the hotel boasts everything from exciting dining venues, stylish accommodation, rooftop fitness, and Tromsø’s largest ballroom, able to host up to 650 guests. Beyond this, the hotel’s proximity to retail destinations, nightlife and tourist destinations is also a major draw. Stay with Radisson Blu Hotel, Tromsø just a five-minute drive from the international airport.