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STF Vålådalen Mountain station

A skiing paradise at the foot of Ottfjället in Jämtland

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About the accommodation

The road ends at the foot of Ottfjäll Mountian and adventure starts. This is the location of the STF Vålådalen mountain station, which has welcomed visitors since 1923 with a hot sauna, comfortable beds and a rustic restaurant. Several trails that take you to other STF cabins and mountain stations in the Jämtland mountain range start here.
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Vålådalen mountain station is located 600 metres above sea level at the foot of Ottfjället. Its cosy accommodation has been welcoming mountain guests since 1923.

The mountain station has 200 beds divided between 2-bed rooms, 4-bed rooms and cottages, all rooms with their own shower and WC. The accommodation varies from rustic to modern and includes our beautiful timber cottages. Vålådalen nature reserve is a perfect spot for exciting excursions and tours all year round. There are plenty of wonderful hiking trails, 50 km of prepared ski tracks, and lit ski trails for cross-country skiing, classic and skating-style. Right next to the mountain station there are lifts with two downhill slopes and a new area for children. Vålådalen is an ideal location for a family holiday or a simple restful stay in the mountains.

All guests can use the sauna with its adjoining relaxation area and our wooden hot tubs free of charge.

The chefs in our restaurant delight in keeping Vålådalen’s culinary traditions alive. Full or half-board and café.

Fully licensed
Shop selling food, handicrafts and mountain equipment. Sports hire and mountain information. Separate wooden sauna building with relaxation room and hot tubs. Lounge with original décor and a crackling log fire.

Our service

  • Restaurant

    Restaurant available. Opening hours may vary depending on season.

  • Guest kitchen

    Fully equipped kitchen for self-catering. The kitchen is shared with other guests.

  • Shop

    Food and equipment for outdoor activities are sold in the shop. The range of goods differs from facility to facility.

  • Pets allowed

    Some rooms are available in which pets may accompany guests.

  • Electric car charging

    Electric vehicle charging available.

  • Sauna

    A sauna is available.

  • Rental of hiking equipment

    Equipment for outdoor activities is available for hire.

  • WIFI

    WiFi is available in common areas and/or in bedrooms.

  • Family room

    Room with at least 4 beds within the same room.

  • Accessible friendly

    This accommodation is partly accessible and would like to meet the needs of all guests. However, for various reasons, they do not comply with every one of STF’s accessibility requirements. If you are interested in visiting, we recommend that you contact them before booking to find out what they can offer. In many cases, the accommodation can meet your needs, even though they are only partially compliant with our accessibility standards.

  • Café

    A basic café service is available

  • Bike storage

    Bike storage available.

  • Bicycle rental

    Cycles are available for hire.

  • Guides

    Guides are available for hire.

  • Parking

    Car parking is available next to the property, a fee may apply.

  • Breakfast

    Breakfast is included in the room price/rate or can be purchased for an additional fee. Opening hours/selection may vary depending on season.

  • <1 km to train station/bus stop

    Closer than 1 km to train station/bus stop.

  • <1 km to marked trails

    Less than 1 kilometer to marked hiking trail.

  • <1 km to cross-country trails

    Less than 1 kilometer to cross country ski tracks.

  • <1 km to bathing site

    Less than 1 kilometer to bathing site.

  • <1 km to ski-slope

    Less than 1 kilometer to ski slope.

  • Book your own house

    It is possible to book the entire accommodation.

  • Groups

    Group booking is available for a minimum of 10 people.

  • Conference

    Meeting-/conference rooms are available upon request.

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    Contact and opening hours


    Vålådalen 247
    830 12 Vålådalen

    Travel options
    By train:
    Train to Undersåker. Bus or taxi 27 km to Vålådalen.

    By car:
    E 14 to Undersåker and then take the road south to Vålådalen.

    By air:
    To Östersund.


    N63.148968°, E12.966399°


    +46 64735300 info@valadalen.se

    Check-in and check-out times:

    Check in (from): 15:00
    Check out (to): 11:00

    Opening hours

    1 January - 24 April
    22 June - 26 September
    20 December - 31 December

    Number of rooms


    Number of beds

    100 >

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    • Sustainability pledge

      Sustainability pledge

      The accommodation has taken the STF Sustainability pledge on working sustainably in their daily operations and involve you as a guest.

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