Bill Gates holidays at scenic Nordic hotel

Storfjord Hotel is a boutique property near Ålesund

The Storfjord Hotel, a boutique property overlooking Ålesund’s Storfjord, welcomed billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates and his family on Thursday.

Gates, his wife Belinda and their two children were driven to the hotel, located 30 kilometres outside the town, after arriving by helicopter. The hotel is owned by a British expat, Barry Brown.

The Gates family enjoyed a Norwegian break with a bobsleigh ride at Lillehammer Olympic Park. The billionaire was later spotted with Crown Prince Haakon and his wife Mette-Marit on a boat trip near Kristianstad, and then eating at the Bølgen and Moi seafood restaurant.

The Local / Sunnmørsposten

[pictured: Ålesund]

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