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Hotel Description

Family-friendly beach hostel with free water park

Walk to the beach

You'll be within 2 miles (3 km) of Gjovik Glassverks and 16 miles (25 km) of Biri Travbane with a stay here. Ringsaker Church and Ringsaker Kirke are within 16 miles (25 km).

Free water park, sauna

Ski-in/ski-out access, free water park access, and 4 indoor tennis courts are all featured at this smoke-free hostel. Families will appreciate the playground and barbecue grills. Enjoy the sauna and free perks like buffet breakfast and free self parking.

Free WiFi

The 36 guestrooms offer free WiFi. Housekeeping is available once per stay.

Standard Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
C$108* Per night/room 9 Aug. - 10 Aug.

Quadruple Room

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Quadruple Room

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Triple Room

Bed Count 3 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard Twin Room, City View, Beachfront

Bed Count room.options.bedSize.BunkBed.Singular Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

About the Hovdetun - Gjøvik Vandrerhjem - Hostel

Location Parkvegen 8, Gjovik, 2819

Property Features

Hovdetun - Gjøvik Vandrerhjem - Hostel offers its guests a complimentary water park, outdoor tennis courts, and indoor tennis courts. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. Free breakfast is available daily. Ski-in/ski-out access, a sauna, and a terrace are also featured at the family-friendly Hovdetun - Gjøvik Vandrerhjem - Hostel. Self parking is free. You'll have access to the indoor pool, outdoor pool, and health club at a partner property. This Gjovik hostel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 36 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Ski equipment storage
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Computer for guest use
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free water park access
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 6
  • Indoor tennis courts - 4
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground on site
  • Free cribs/infant beds


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Train station: Gjovik Station (1.3 km / 0.8 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Hovdetun - Gjøvik Vandrerhjem - Hostel offers 36 accommodations. This Gjovik hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be requested. Cribs/infant beds (complimentary) are also available. Housekeeping is provided once per stay.

  • Communal kitchen access
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • Hair dryer available
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

Guests are served free buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 9 AM.

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 10:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 6:00 AM - midnight. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 6:00 AM - midnight.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.


  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding. Children may not be eligible for complimentary breakfast.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets: NOK 200 per pet, per stay, plus a deposit of NOK 200 per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees


Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No elevators
  • Online Penalty Collection


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet deposit: NOK 200 per stay
  • Pet fee: NOK 200 per pet, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Gjøvik Hovdetun Hostel
  • Gjøvik Vandrerhjem
  • Gjøvik Vandrerhjem Hovdetun
  • Hovdetun
  • Hovdetun Gjøvik Vandrerhjem Gjovik
  • Hovdetun Gjøvik Vandrerhjem Hostel
  • Hovdetun Gjøvik Vandrerhjem Hostel Gjovik
  • Hovdetun Vandrerhjem
  • Vandrerhjem Gjøvik
  • Hovtun Gjøvik Vandrerhjem Hos
  • Hovdetun - Gjøvik Vandrerhjem - Hostel Gjovik
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.