The hotel by the fjord

In the secluded fjord hamlet of Øye, a hotelier jewel from the olden times, when traveling meant introspective discovery, long days of reading and hiking adventures in tweed. It has been a place where visitors come to savor the good life and the tranquility in magnificent surroundings since 1891.

As you take in the ambience you will be amazed by the historical facts surrounding each the individually designed rooms. They are all named after the notables who have stayed here; we hope you will be inspired by all those famous writers, mountaineers, artists and royals you will hear and read about. Enjoy a meal in the beautiful dining room and listen to old exciting stories from other eras, shared by the fireplace after dinner. The bed where you’ll sleep, is truly fit for a King or Queen - we know because it has been so.


  • Farm houses
  • Barn
  • Garden
  • Meeting facilities

The place

Cradled between steep mountains, in sight of the quiet fjord, the Hotel is an island of comfort in a fairytale land of adventure. Within minutes of the front door, you’ll find hikes gentle enough to marvel at the details of nature and wild enough to make your adrenaline yell out loud.

The Fjords

Hotel Union Øye has boats that can take you on a fjord cruise to the fjords. Visit historic mountain farms and let us guide you through what are considered to be some of Norway's most beautiful nature experiences. Don't be surprised if you are all alone, only surrounded by unspoiled nature and resounding silence.

The Sunnmøre Alps

In Union Øye the memories of mountain adventures past melt into the adrenaline pool of mountain adventures possible. In our library you will find entries from many world-famous mountaineers; read about their adventures, and then go outside and have your own. In the Sunnmøre Alps you’ll truly feel like in the rugged roof of our planet.

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The perfect solution for families, this traditional farm house is comprised of three rooms, a small kitchenette and dining room. A place for families to relax and be together to build special memories in the fjords.

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The Barn

Be it a conference, a dance or a screening the Union Øye barn is built for large group looking for a special occasion. Serviced by a bar, serving kitchen and wash room facilities this is a self-contained space for any event.    On the ground level our adventure concierge team will introduce our surroundings to you. With guided hiking and kayak trips departing daily you have all the opportunity to gear up and get out. Please consult our concierge for scheduled departures. 

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Guest Parking

Secure parking is available for all guests. 
ELECTRIC – in our commitment to supporting the electric vehicle movement for a sustainable future we provide charging pioints for all electric cars. There is a fee, but rest assured that you are charged and ready for a full day of adventure in the morning.

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The Cluster Farm

Five farm houses built true to the traditional architectural style of the Øye Village.   These structures now represent 13 rooms finished to impeccable detail that so elegantly marry old world tradition with modern design and offer an aesthetic fitting of Union Øye´s next chapter. 

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The Library

In honour of the pioneering guests of the past our Alpine Library is home to the only complete collection of the treasured Alpine Journal in Norway with the first edition dating back to 1863.   Sit back in a deep leather chair with the company of a crackling fire and be transported to another era, atop a mountain and to lands far away.

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The Palm Room

Looking over our tasting garden and with views up to Slogen, our Palm Room is the perfect location to sip on Union Øye´s signature Slingsby Sling or the Glass of Grieg.    A space for celebration and revelry, this dynamic space is alive with energy  and nature.

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The Wine Cellar

Temperature controlled and complete with a separate tasting room, our cellar is home to a curated collection of vintages designed to perfectly complement our elegant menu.   Book a time with our sommelier for a private tasting.

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The sitting rooms

Celebrating a time gone by, our two sitting rooms provide the perfect opportunity to sit back and relive the adventures of the day, explore stories from generations past or to sip champagne.

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The Garden

Each year our gardens are planted for the new season. The buds of Spring open up in to flowering blooms each Summer.   Our chefs make extensive use of our tasting garden where fresh herbs are plucked daily for the menu.   As the seasons roll from Fall to Winter the lily pond will freeze-over making for a magical skating scene fitting for any romantic winter wonderland.

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The Conservatory

Our restaurant which includes an antique fireplace and a lounge, as well as outdoor seating.

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The Suites

In celebration of our most esteemed guests, our suites have not left anything to chance. Named after the King, the Queen and the region’s most iconic alpinist, each room is complete with lounge, bathtub, fireplace and balcony. The perfect rooms to recharge, relax and prepare for the day ahead.

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The Game Room

A retreat for the evening, the game room finished with dark wood-panelled walls and a roaring fire place, is the perfect location to enjoy a tipple after dinner.   The snooker table dating back to 1891 tells a story in itself with many battles waged on the slate and green felt field.

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Adventure Concierge

The adventure desk will introduce our surroundings to you. With guided hiking and kayak trips departing daily you have all the opportunity to gear up and get out.


Frequently asked questions

When is check-in and check out

Check-in is from 4pm and check out at noon. If you wish to check in early or check out late, please contact us by email or telephone.

How many rooms are there at Union Øye?


What is the Cluster farm?

The Cluster Farm is a collection of houses that have been set up with inspiration from what an old Norwegian farmstead was like. It contains completely new spacious suites and junior suites in Nystova, Øyestova, Storstova, Eldhuset and Stabburet.

Can I bring my kids?

Hotel Union Øye is not a typical child-friendly hotel with children's menus and playrooms, but children are warmly welcome to us on all occasions, and our outdoor surroundings are very well suited to outdoor play and adventures.

Is the hotel suitable for the disabled?

We have adapted both rooms and access to our common areas for the disabled. Everyone is most welcome here!

Can I bring my dog?

We have dog-friendly rooms so that your four-legged friend can stay with you. An additional fee is added to the bill at check-out.

Is it possible to arrive and quay by our private yacht?

The hotel's guests are very welcome to moor their own boat at the hotel's wharf.

Can I book a table in the restaurant?

Everyone is welcome to book a table for lunch and dinner. Or how about a piece of cake and a good cup of coffee in the garden on a sunny day? Contact us by email to order.

How do I get to Øye?

Under the menu item "Travel here" you will find several alternative routes to Øye with a direct link to Google maps.