The Britannia’s Grand Opening

by Angelique Platas

Apr 6, 2019

Trondheim, Norway


Anyone traveling to Norway on business? We have good news! After four years and a $160 million renovation, the Britannia is open for business. A member of the Leading Hotels of the World group, Britannia is a mainstay in Norway’s luxury hotel offerings.

After the much-anticipated grand reopening, Britannia’s 246 guestrooms and 11 suites still boast the same idyllic surroundings of central Norway’s fjords in the city Trondheim, but with all-new interiors and services.

Originally opened in 1870, Britannia was due for a makeover. Once vacation accommodations for local aristocracy seeking some of the world’s best salmon fishing (as the region sits just 60 miles from the Arctic Circle), the new-and-improved palace hotel offers the same 150-year-old charm, but with 21st-century technology, upgraded amenities and beautiful Norwegian and Scandinavian design and art.

The new Britannia Spa features a heated indoor pool, six treatment rooms, multiple saunas, an ice bath, relaxation room, Jacuzzi, fitness center and infrared cabin.

For the foodies in the group, the hotel offers a list of high-end bars and restaurants, including The Palm Court, the glass-domed café once the place-to-be for Trondheim society; Speilsalen, the fixed-course, fine-dining establishment; Jonathan Grill, a casual dining option; the Britannia Bar, the ultra-chic cocktail bar and lounge; and Vinbaren, a wine bar serving from the hotel’s 8,000-bottle cellar.


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