Forest Chalet, Geilo

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Location - where is Forest Chalet

· 5 minute's walk from the ski lifts, ski school, rental store and day care · resort centre 1.5km · free ski shuttle from the Vestlia Hotel 5 minutes' walk away

Overview - chalet description - Forest Chalet description

The Forest Chalet is a traditional log cabin, tucked in amongst the trees. The large open plan living area has a wood fire and flat screen TV and there’s a sauna for you to relax in after a day on the slopes. The chalet is right next to the Forest Cabins, just a few minutes’ walk from the lifts and ski school. And if you’ve little ones that don’t want to ski, kindergarten is close by, making it an ideal location for families.

Facilities - Forest Chalet features

· sauna · ski locker · ski boot dryer · free WiFi · wood fireplace ·services of chalet hosts · towels and bed linen is provided as well as a midweek changeover upon request to your chalet host

Customers can use the facilities at the nearby Vestlia Resort for an additional charge per day, the hotel is roughly 200m away, dependant on which cabin you are in. The rough costs are: the Spa is 350NOK per person (roughly £35, 16+yrs only), the swimming pool is 100NOK (roughly £10) per adult and 50NOK (roughly £5) per child (under 16 years old) and the play room is 80NOK (roughly £8) per child. Costs are per day and may vary.

Room Types - bathrooms beds & sleeping

Forest Chalet - sleeps 8(room numbers in brackets):
Ground floor:Open living area and balcony. One double bedroom with Austrian twins (1) and one twin room (2). Bathroom with shower and WC and additional bathroom with shower, WC and sauna.
First floor:
Two twin bedrooms with low, sloping roof (3&4)

Please note: Both bathrooms are on the ground floor

Meals - food and drink in Forest Chalet

· hearty breakfast with one cooked option · afternoon tea with home-made cakes · 3 course evening meal with house wine and coffee included on 5 nights · 4 course farewell feast on final night · early suppers for children available

We update Forest Chalet's details often, but facilities do change. e.g. some extras listed by the supplier as "free" or included might only be for the first time you use them, or for one time per party, then charged for further use. If any specific feature is essential to your holiday, make sure you ask us to confirm the details of it before you book your holiday.

Resort - about Geilo - about holidays in Geilo - about ski holidays in Geilo - about ski holidays in Geilo Norway

Small Norwegian town Kite skiing capital

One of Scandinavia's best known places to ski, Geilo's a modern resort but with a long history, having welcomed visitors back in 1890. Slopes on both sides of the valley provide excellent terrain for beginners and families.

Beginner Intermediate Advanced Snowboard

Great for Cross country Beginners Families

Geilo webcam

Snow Report: Top 120cm, Bottom 120cm

Snow Forecast: 7cm expected this week

Snow History: December average depth 36.5cm

Geilo trail map

Approx. airport transfer times depend on conditions:

Oslo Gardermoen (OSL)210mins
Fagernes (VDB)75mins
Region:Buskerud, Norway
First opened:1890

Geilo lift pass price last reported as 1830 NOK (adult 6 day). Ask for a quote when booking Forest Chalet.
Night skiing: No
Geilo has N, S, E facing slopes.
Usually open for skiing Nov - May.

Town altitude: 800m
Top of slopes: 1178m
Bottom of piste: 800m
Vertical drop: 378m
Total length of trails:34km
Longest piste:2km
This small mountain town in eastern Norway is easily one of the nation’s top ski resorts, home to some of its longest established ski areas which we’ve been enjoying for over a century and a half. In the district of Hol, Geilo’s one of Norway’s five national park villages, with the Hardangervidda and Hallingskarvet mountains on either side. A collection of hotels, apartments and shops are bundled together between the fells. Home to 2500 residents, the town feels modern and friendly – it’s easy to navi...
Separate kids ski areas provide an environment for tots to learn safely away from the crowds, and with different areas linked by a ski bus there’s plenty to explore. On one side, the Geiloheisen area near the centre of town has a mix of runs, with the kid’s area accessed from the Havsdelen lift besides a red, green and blue piste. Vestila on the other side is home to slopes of every colour, including some lovely blues that stream down between the trees. Advanced skiers and snowboarders might miss the amou...
When it comes to mealtimes, we like Taubanekroa for burgers and comfort food, but for a good view, get lunch at Top Skicafe which looks out over the Hallingskarvet National Park. For something special, book a table at Restaurant Hallingstuene, where one of Norway’s favourite TV chefs, Frode Aga, whips up modern twists on Traditional Norwegian cuisine. On a Saturday, Havsdalskroa pleases the crowds with good drinks and grub, promising only to close when the last guest has gone home... Stugu over in Vestila is a ...

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