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Nordic Swan Ecolabel

The Nordic Swan Ecolabel is the official ecolabel of the Nordic Countries. This ecolabel works to reduce the environmental impact from production and consumption of goods – and to make it easy for consumers and professional buyers to choose the environmentally best goods and services.



Nordic Swan Ecolabel was benchmarked against the GSTC standard


Nordic Swan Ecolabel is compliant with following heart of the staygreencheck:



Nordic Swan Ecolabel standard performed Pretty nice, according to the staygreencheck methodology. All the accommodations of Nordic Swan Ecolabel will show one hearts of sustainability.


one staygreencheck score pretty nice


Accommodations who want to become eco-certified by the Nordic Swan Ecolabel must meet the requirements for hotels, restaurant and conference facilities. The criteria for hotels, restaurants and conference facilities consist of a combination of mandatory requirements and point score requirements. The obligatory requirements must always be met. During the application process, Nordic Ecolabelling performs an on-site inspection to ensure adherence to the requirements. The Nordic Swan Ecolabels differentiates basic requirements, food requirements (not if a hotel only serves breakfast), guest rooms and pools (if the accommodation has a pool). Within the basic requirement an accommodation must comply with a few criteria. There are three limit values; energy, water and waste (which are compulsory and must always be fulfilled).


  • The certificate is valid for 1 years.
  • Nordic Swan Ecolabel auditing process is done by independent environmental auditors.
  • See Nordic Swan Ecolabel standards here
  • Do you want to know more about Nordic Swan Ecolabel click here


Best practices

The Trosa Stadshotell & Spa is one in Trosa, Sweden in one of the accommodations offers. This hotel tries to use as many of local products as they can. At the breakfast table you can expect the scrambled eggs to be made from eggs from locally reared organic hens and organic cream and nothing else. The restaurants aim to serve you good food and that there are is nothing artificial in it.

Best Western Havly Hotell

Valberggt 1, Stavanger, Norway.


Best Western Havly Hotell is situated right in the middle of downtown Stavanger. 42 rooms and close to the Harbor with all its restaurants and night life. Just 100 metres from the Kirkegata shopping street, this eco-friendly hotel certified by the Nordic Swan Ecolabel offers free Wi-Fi, rooms with a large, flat-screen TV and access to an off-site fitness center. The colorful Øvre Holmegate street is just a few minutes’ walk away, while the Stavanger Airport Sola bus stop is 500 meters from the hotel. Stavanger Maritime Museum, the harbor and Old Town are also close by


Scandic Stiklestad

Leksdalsvegen 1, Verdal, Norway.

Each one of the 56 rooms at Scandic Stiklestad has a seating area, work desk and flat-screen satellite TV. All rooms are soundproofed and include air conditioning. Certified by Nordic Swan. he on-site culture centre’s library offers various exhibitions and activities. Nearby activities include hiking, fishing and hunting. Stiklestad Golf Club is 8 km away. Scandic Stiklestad is about 90 minutes’ drive from Trondheim.


Scandic Ishavshotel

 Fredrik Langesgt. 2, Tromsø, Norway.

Almost all 214 rooms at the Scandic Ishavshotel are located at the very end of the quay and provide panoramic views of the surroundings. Certified by Nordic Swan. For refreshing drinks and nighttime socializing, visit the Roast Bar, located right by the water and offering views of the Tromsø Bridge and a famous architectural landmark, the Arctic Cathedral.


Thon Hotel Saga

Skippergaten 11, Haugesund, Norway.

Just 200 meters from the Risøy Bridge and Haugesund’s waterfront, this hotel offers free gym and Wi-Fi access. Flat-screen TVs, minibars and work desks are in all 110 rooms. Certified by Nordic Swan. Nightlife and shopping options are within 5 minutes’ walk. The open-air Dokken Museum is 900 meters from Thon Saga.


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