Viking Island Marathon

20 May 2023


For the nights in Bornholm you must choose your hotel when booking as per below options. On the 7-day package you will be spending the two nights in Copenhagen at the Best Western Hotel Hebron near Copenhagen Central station.

Hotel & room options

All package prices are per person and are based on two people sharing a room. If you are traveling with a companion and book together, you will automatically be put in the same room. If you book separately but would still like to share with a specific person, simply put the name and/or booking number of your companion in the ‘comments’ section of your booking.

If you are a solo traveller you will be paired with another traveller of the same gender.

Any participants that wish to have a room for themselves can pay a single supplement fee in order to obtain a single room. 


Hotel Skovly - Bornholm

Hotel Skovly is located on a 20,000 square meter natural plot, in the middle of a protected forest, and only 125 meters from one of the Baltic Sea’s finest sandy beaches.
The location offers great opportunities for runs and walks to and along the beach as well as in the forest, which has three idyllic lakes not far from the hotel.

Hotel Skovly also offers bike rental and direct access to challenging mountain bike trails in the forest. In addition the centre of Rønne (to the south) and the fishing town of Hasle (to the north) are both just 5 kilometers away and good cycling paths will lead you there.

The marathon finish line will be conveniently located on the hotel grounds, giving participants staying here an easy access to a hot shower and a change of clothes in their room.  

Staying at Hotel Skovly you will enjoy the included dinners Friday and Saturday at the hotel with Friday's buffet having pasta options for carbo-loading and the reknowned Skovly Barbeque being set up Saturday. The daily breakfast buffet is set up in the light and cosy restaurant of the main building.

Griffen Spahotel - Bornholm

Griffen Spahotel is conveniently located first row to Rønne’s marina. The hotel lies in between the old part of town and a charming sandy beach. It underwent a complete renovation in 2018.

If you are looking to get some time to wind down before or after the race, then this is the perfect base for exploring Bornholm. As a guest at the hotel, you will get free access to the Bornholm Diamond Spa, which boasts a variety of saunas and baths. Please note all guests must be over 16 years of age to stay at the hotel.
From the hotel it is an easy walk in to the centre of Rønne where you will find shops, cafés, restaurants, bike rental and small charming houses on cobble-stone streets.

Your included breakfast and dinner Friday and Saturday takes place in the hotel restaurant.

For an extra fee it is possible to book your room with sea view and balcony. Note, however, that sea view rooms only come with a double bed and do not cater for twin-bed setting. Note that the number of available sea view rooms is limited!

On race day the bus starts at Griffen Spahotel and then stops at Hotel Skovly before going to the start area. After the race there will be shuttles from the finish area at Hotel Skovly to Griffen Spahotel, but it is advisable to bring some change clothing as you will be spending some time at Hotel Skovly before the shuttle is ready.

Best Western Hotel Hebron - Copenhagen

Best Western Hotel Hebron lives up to its name when it comes to charm and Scandinavian style. Built in 1898, the hotel has been lovingly maintained in an elegant, classic style boasting every modern amenity. We welcome you in our inviting reception area and do everything possible to ensure that your stay with us meets the same high standards.

Just beyond the entrance to the hotel is the heart of Copenhagen and all that it has to offer: Nearby attractions include the world-famous Tivoli Gardens, shopping galore, an array of inspiring museums, and a wide variety of internationally renowned restaurants.

Breakfast is included during your stay.