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Bengaluru, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in the old city part of Bergen, had a comfortable stay for my duration of 4 nights over here. Its hardly 10 min walk from the central station, and is very easy to locate. The surroundings are beautiful and the famous wharf (Bryggen) is a 20 min walk from the property. I had opted for a 4 bed shared... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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39 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A wonderful and cozy guesthouse/hostel perfectly located in a traditional building between Bergen's Train and bus station and its center. Friendly helpful staff. Impeccable cleanliness. A well equipped kitchen and wonderful views of Bergen..

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Located in the very city center it is the perfect sport for a short trip. The staff is very friendly and helpful. My room as well as all the common areas were very clean. At nighttime, I personally found it very quiet, but maybe that is different during the weekend :)

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Our stopover after the Norway in a Nutshell journey. We stayed here only for a night an opted for the private 2 bed (bunk) room with shared toilet. Our room opens up into some courtyard and being on the highest floor offers some extra privacy. It can get a little noisy towards the evening but after 10 pm everything was... More 

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Viera, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Pros: * The location! Very centrally located and about a block away from the train station * Price was pretty good compared to other hostels in the area * Well stocked and accessible kitchen area. I used some of the coffee they had in the cupboard and made some noodles too * Easy to find * Secure. Whole place is... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Toilet not clean, down stairs is a pub and snooker center very noisy at night time, kitchen only have one kettle and single water tap, microwave out of service and cooking zone power socket broken very dangerous.

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Just 1 night at this quaint hostel, located only a few minutes walk from the train station, slightly longer for bus terminal. Check-in was efficient. I was given my sheets & credit card-like room key. The dorm room was clean, the bed was comfy & there were locker cabinets big enough to hold my bag. Communal area & kitchen looked... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Bergen has limited choice for stay and is really costly even compared to other Scandinavian countries. I booked one room with private bath directly through their web site since it was the cheapest option. Later on had some communication about public transport etc and the response was prompt and wonderful. The location of the guest house is unmatched. Both railway... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Great value hostel, nice stuff and cute decor. The beds were not that clean, although the linens were perfectly clean. It's in the heart of the city.A Godt Brod is right around the corner, try it for awesome breakfasts

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Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

located in the fourth floor in marken street near the train station. I stayed for a night in this hostel. the electrical socket is not in the bed (as i usually find in the most hostels) so we can use our device while charging it. the shower room is not in the room although is not too far from my... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Central and reasonable priced Guesthouse / Hostel for those who want to spend their money on something more than just sleeping - an excellent base for exploring the city of Bergen. Our hostel is stylish and modern, centrally located, safe and affordable. We also have rooms with private bathroom, TV, fridge and a water kettle. Common areas to use for all our guests are a fully equipped kitchen, TV room, sitting room and a laundry room. We offer accommodation for everyone from corporate clients, families and backpackers . Also suitable for school classes, sports teams and groups. A variety of people who want to stay the best possible way, at a low price. Together with our staff, they are all part of creating that special homely and cozy atmosphere that characterizes Marken Guesthouse - a modern hostel! Marken Guesthouse is superbly located and is clean and comfortable, with these extra touches that make you feel more like a hotel - without the price tag. We are convinced that there can be luxury and design in simplicity. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Marken Gjestehus

Address: Inngang B Kong Oscars gate 45 | Entrance : Tverrgaten, Bergen 5017, Norway
Region: Norway > Western Norway > Hordaland > Bergen
Price Range: $53 - $153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Marken Gjestehus 2*
Number of rooms: 27
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