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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in Dalen, you must swing by Hotel Dalen. When you walk in, it is like you go 100 years back in time :) Take a look inside the restaurant and feel the history inside. Walk through and go see the beautiful garden behind.

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malin440, General Manager at Dalen Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review. Welcome back one day =)

Reviewed 25 September 2016

I had an overnight stay when I visited the area for hiking in the surrounding mountains. The hotel staff were very friendly and proffesional, and the atmosphere was very good. The room was nice and clean. But keep in mind that this is a historic hotel, and you won't find tv-set or minibar in the room. The food in the...

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malin440, General Manager at Dalen Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. Hope that you find yourself back to us in the future!

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I cannot speak highly enough of this hotel. It is excellent. Everything is beautifully appointed and I felt like a Queen during my stay. It has everything - a pianist in the evening, tea and coffee amenities, historic decor, tantalizing food in the restaurant, excellent service, gorgeous location, everything was tick tick tick....

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malin440, General Manager at Dalen Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words, it was pure joy to read. I hope you find yoursef back to us one time. Best,Malin.

Stavanger, Norway
Reviewed 31 August 2016

A fantastic view towards Bandak lake. The hotel shows the grand style of the original hotel. The trip to get to the hotel either by car og by boat up the Telemark canal is fantastic. The food also is great.

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malin440, General Manager at Dalen Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much and welcome back to us one day =)

Stavanger, Norway
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This hotel is in some beautiful surroundings, the quality of this hotel is of very high standards. This most definitely be a great hotel if you are wanting to spend a few days in the mountains through the summer, but equally spend a few days in the winter for a cosy retreat. The meals are fantastic too, I highly recommend...

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malin440, General Manager at Dalen Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words. We really appreciate that and hope to have you back one day =)

Port Gentil, Gabon
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here in a historical room for one night...and what a lovely experience that was! The toilet and shower were in the end of the corridor, but I had the ladies all to myself. The deco was beautifuly done. I felt like a queen! The hotel itself is worth visiting, even if you are not planning to stay the...

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malin440, General Manager at Dalen Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words. I really liked that you felt that way and that you liked the experience. Come back to us one day. Best, Malin.

Arendal, Norway
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

This hotel has really rised beautifully from years of breakdown. Nice park outside and beautiful lobby and recreation roms. Very friendly straff that makes us want to book a stay in the future. A perle of a hotel from 1894 very nicely restored.

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malin440, General Manager at Dalen Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words and welcome back one day. Best,Malin.

lunde i telemark
Reviewed 19 August 2016

The way to arrive to this nice hotel is by boat on the Telemark Canal. Having enjoyed the scenery from Lunde, you are in the mood for the fairy-tale feeling you get when entering the 1890-style hall. This is a hotel without TV and telephone in the rooms, so you really feel going back in time. The rooms are well...

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malin440, General Manager at Dalen Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words. We apologize for not having Tomato juice, everyone loves a good bloody mary. As far as the shower, it must have been a mystery, it works perfect now. Can our own ghost Elisabeth Greenfiels have anything to do with it? =). I am glad you told us anyway. We hope you get...

Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We were in Dalen to visit relatives and decided to stay here. The staff goes out of their way to make your stay as comfortable as possible. They even have a couple of fishing passes they will borrow to you if you want to fish the nearby river for trout. Otherwise you would have to go to the tourist office...

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malin440, General Manager at Dalen Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your nice review, we are glad you enjoyed one of our very special historic rooms. We hope to have you back one day. Best, Malin.

Oslo
Reviewed 26 July 2016

What a place! What a building! And what service! Not enough excamation marks on my keyboard to express how I feel about this place. With a starting point like this excuisite building from 1894, your expectations skyrocket before even entering the place. With a package like ours (the culinary packet) we were treated like royals from the moment we arrived....

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malin440, General Manager at Dalen Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words. Truely appreciated. Welcome back one day.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dalen Hotel is a fairytale hotel, build in 1894 in grand romantic style with dragonheads, towers and balconys. The paper "Varden" wrote in 1894: "The new elegant furnished Hotel at Dalen, at the top of the Bandak waters, is now ready to recieve guests".After early golden days and later years of decay the hotel was in 1994, after years of restauration finished to welcome its guests again, all restored back to its original beauty. It has the same soul, calmness, peace and atmosphere as the wooden castle that opened for more than 110 years ago. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dalen Hotel

Address: Hotellvegen 33, Dalen 3880, Norway
Region: Norway > Eastern Norway > Telemark > Tokke Municipality > Dalen
Price Range: $291 - $465 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Dalen Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 42
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“upper floor roomsat the rear, have a view to the water”
 of 5 bubbles Aussiesinice, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“For us seniors, rooms on the ground floor is recommended, as the hotel has no lift.”
 of 5 bubbles ragnarotterstad, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The rooms with a view is found facing south”
 of 5 bubbles Snilsing, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a view toward the lake and the garden and ask for a room with your own bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles JGBC2012, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We noticed that there are rooms with private terrasses. We would probably opt for one of those, on the next visit.”
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 of 5 bubbles aquatics, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
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