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About Backpack Hotel

Backpack Hotel is the place to stay if you want to meet fellow travellers from every corner of the globe. As the name suggests, it’s a place for globe trotters and sociable people.


Monday – Sunday: 10.00 – 18.00
For check-in at other times, please contact Viking Hotel.

Checkout: 12:00

Opening hours for guest kitchen

Monday – Friday: 07.30 – 22.00
Saturday - Sunday: 10.00 – 21.30


Tromsø Airport 1,2 km
Downtown Tromsø 0,0 km

Guest Kitchen

Breakfast is not included in the room rate but may be ordered if you wish.


If you bring your own car, Backpack Hotel has its own parking spaces nearby, which can be rented. We recommend to book parking in advance.

Renovated Hotel

You will find Backpack Hotell at Parkgata 4 in downtown Tromsø. Parkgata is a quiet and peaceful street with little traffic. The entire hotel has been refurbished in recent years while taking great care to preserve the warm and cost atmosphere. Guests are welcome to use the popular guest kitchen and lounge where you will meet friendly fellow travellers from every corner of the globe.

Backpack Hotel has service-minded staff. We offer affordable rooms and access to a guest kitchen for self-catering. Our receptionists are there for our guests and will gladly assist with information about the city’s attractions and activities.

Enter Tromsø is a small North Norwegian hotel chain comprising of five hotels and centrally located apartments – all with their own character and personality. The hotels are all situated in the heart of Tromsø within walking distance of everything the “Gateway to the Arctic” has to offer! We offer rooms and apartments in all price ranges – from budget rooms and family rooms through to well-appointed apartments with up to three bedrooms.