The venerable Fru Haugans Hotel, part of the “Heimr Collection” chain, is located at the end of Sjøgata, the historic and preserved district in the center of Mosjøen.

Fru Haugans has been offering food and accommodation to travelers since 1794. With the hotel as your base, you are within easy reach of great hiking destinations and other activities both in the mountainous region of Helgeland and along the Helgeland coast.

Great dining and sweet dreams

Despite the hotel’s modern appearance, it has retained both its distinctive character and the soul of bygone times. In the beautiful lounges and in the bar, you can relax and enjoy the unique atmosphere of Northern Norway’s oldest hotel. The magnificent hotel garden has its own guest pier for boat enthusiasts and offers views of both city mountains and old architecture.

Nydelig hotellhage foran Fru haugans Hotel i Mosjøen. Par som sitter på benk i hagen. Kathrine Sørgård/

Beautifully situated on the banks of the Vefsna river, the hotel offers 129 rooms, has two restaurants and two bars. Outdoor tables enjoy great views of the river and the hotel’s spacious gardens.

Fru Haugans Hotel makes every effort to base its operation on good sustainability. It is certified as an Environmental Lighthouse (Miljøfyrtårn).

Restaurant Ellen

Restaurant Ellen, in the oldest part of the hotel, has a historic ambience and is renowned for fine dining. The restaurant takes pride in using the very best ingredients of Northern Norway, drawing on traditional recipes as well as being inspired by culinary impulses from throughout the world. The hotel is a member of the Arctic Menu network.

Read more about Restaurant Ellen and make a reservation

Fru Haugans Hotel
Restaurant Ellen i Mosjøen

Conference facilities

Situated in Mosjøen, in the heart of Helgeland, Fru Haugans is an ideal venue for conferences where the participants come from throughout the region. For people arriving from other parts of Norway, Mosjøen is conveniently accessible by air, railway and car.

The hotel offers a variety of meeting rooms, lounges and conference halls, and is able to cater to the needs of groups ranging from eight to 300 people. Our fully equipped conference centre and experienced staff will help ensure the success of your event, be it a course for employees, a strategy session or board meeting, or a presentation for potential investors.

The charming and historic town of Mosjøen has many sights and attractions. While providing welcome distractions in its own right, the town is the perfect base for excursions along the scenic Helgeland coast, as well as trips to the villages and wilderness of the interior.


Phone: +47 75 11 41 00
Facebook: fruhaugans
Instagram: @fruhauganshotel
Get directions: Open Google Maps

Go to booking
  • Eco-certified


Strandgata 39, 8656 Mosjøen, Norge

Check route with Entur

Monday-Saturday from 18:00 to 22:00.

Thank you for respecting the local communities, and for helping us preserve the natural beauty of Helgeland!


  • Strive to leave no trace of your visit. Bring back all your rubbish, including used toilet paper, and discard it in the nearest rubbish bin.
  • Plan your toilet visits and use the opportunity when you pass a toilet. In the wilderness, make sure you are not a nuisance to others.
  • Respect the local wildlife. Keep a good distance from wildlife, livestock and birds. Keep your dog leashed.
  • Respect private property. Keep a respectful distance from houses and cabins.
  • Show good boating sense. Keep a good distance from shore and drive at a low speed, especially when you are close to anyone or anything on the water, including birds or animals. Avoid loud and disturbing engine noise. Be aware that some islands and nature reserves are important nesting sites, and that going ashore is prohibited during the nesting season.
  • Follow the Norwegian Mountain Code (Fjellvettreglene). Plan your excursion according to the weather forecast, your skills and experience.
  • Join a guided excursion or consider hiring an experienced guide, especially when you don’t have sufficient experience or knowledge to guarantee a safe trip.

Welcome to Mosjøen

Mosjøen, the oldest town in Helgeland, is situated at the foot of Øyfjellet, where the rivers Vefsna and Skjerva join and flow into the Vefsnfjord.

Read more

Andre ting i nærheten