Après Ski in Geilo
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Best Geilo Après Ski and Nightlife 

Set between two National Parks, Geilo is a beautiful resort and a top choice for those embarking on a Norway ski holiday. Famed for its success in the Winter Olympics, it is no surprise that skiing in Norway is exceptional. Geilo is the perfect spot for a thrilling mountain adventure. The resort can be reached by the well-known Oslo Bergen Railway. This journey offers the most scenic ride through the most stunning Norwegian countryside.

Geilo also boasts an impressive snow record, creating magnificent skiing conditions on its world-class slopes. Visitors will find a great selection of runs, from beginner to expert. There are nursery areas peppered around the resort for those still finding their ski legs. While expert skiers can challenge themselves on steep blacks. What’s more, there are some impressive off-piste areas to be enjoyed. Moreover, the resort is well-connected, making it easy to explore the ski area to its full potential. Perfectly positioned lifts and uncrowded slopes create a haven for snow sports enthusiasts.

The town itself is charming, with a true Scandinavian feel throughout. Snow-kissed lodges and cosy hotels create the most inviting atmosphere around the resort. Aside from skiing, there is plenty to do. From husky rides to dining in Michelin-star restaurants and soaking in a Scandinavian spa. However, we can all agree that a large part of any ski holiday is the après ski experience. From table stomping at slopeside parties to leisurely sampling of local wine lists, Geilo has it all. Here is our top pick of the best après ski and nightlife in Geilo. 

Dr. Holms

Dr. Holms Hotel is one of the best spots for après ski and nightlife in Geilo. Open to hotel guests and the public, there is a buzzing atmosphere and plenty of opportunities to meet new people. Whether you are in a small or large group, you are bound to make some new friends during a post-ski tipple at Dr. Holms. Head to the hotel’s main bar for tasty drinks and live music. For something a little different, tap into your competitive side and test out the hotel’s bowling alley. There is also an iconic sports bar, equipped with pub games for a memorable après ski experience.

Stay At:

A modern hotel with spa facilities, ski-in ski-out access and magnificent mountain views.

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Dr Holms in Geilo

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Enjoy a post-piste drink or two at Havsdalskroa. This iconic venue draws in skiers with live music and DJ sets lasting until the early hours. If you fancy letting your hair down after a day on the slopes, this is a great spot to get your groove on. Different artists take to the stage each night, offering a great mix of music for every preference. Havsdalskroa is also known for serving brilliant food. Make sure to sample the restaurant’s famous home-cooked pizza!

Stay At:

A modern hotel sat just five minutes from the heart of Geilo. Guests have access to lavished spa facilities and a traditional restaurant.

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Havsdalskroa in Geilo

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Vestlia Restaurant, Bar & Lounge

A cosy and warm place to enjoy some well-deserved food and drink after a day on the slopes. Unwind by the log fire and settle in for a leisurely evening of relaxation with your family and friends. The à la carte dining menu is also fantastic. The chefs create mouth-watering dishes inspired by local and international flavours.

Stay At:

A fantastic ski-in ski-out hotel with a bowling alley, a swimming pool and award-winning spa facilities.

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Vestlia Restaurant, Bar & Lounge in Geilo

Photo Credit: Vestlia Resort

Off Pist Lounge

A lively bar and nightclub in Geilo. During the day, you can enjoy a hearty meal and a tasty drink while watching live sports on the big screens. By night, the lounge also transforms into a dance floor, flooded with après ski lovers and remaining lively until the early hours. Expect good music and a buzzing atmosphere. There is also the opportunity to show off your vocal skills with some karaoke. What better way to enjoy an evening of après ski?

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The cabins are located in an exclusive area just outside of Geilo, each equipped with cosy interiors, breathtaking views and ski-in ski-out access.

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Off-Pist Lounge in Geilo

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To find out more about the best après ski and nightlife in Geilo, call our ski experts on 020 7471 7700. 

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