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First Hotel Raftevold

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First Hotel Raftevold has been providing a personalized and friendly service to international guests for more than 145 years. It is situated at the eastern end of the Hornindal Lake, the deepest lake in Europe (514 m) and on the renowned tourist route between the Briksdal glacier and the Geiranger fjord. In 1867 Ola M. Raftevold bought an old boathouse and converted it into a coach inn. First Hotel Raftevold is a modern tourism hotel run according to a long tradition of hospitality and homely atmosphere. 44 well equipped bedrooms, spacious public rooms, a restaurant, a café, a lounge & bar and several meeting rooms. First Hotel Raftevold is also an excellent central point for excursions by car or bus to famous tourist attractions in the surrounding area.
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Restaurant
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Public Wifi
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Breakfast Available
Ski-In / Ski-Out
Room Service
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Tennis Court
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Accessible rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Great View
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
Getting there
Sandane Airport28 km
Hovden Airport31 km
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All reviews nice hotel surrounded by mountains beautiful view one night comfortable room hotel room coach parties dining room deepest geiranger europe lakeside balcony museum cereal glacier ferry
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

we topped up to get the lake facing rooms. lake was nice. reception staff were friendly. rooms were big and nice with a balcony but the balcony gets flooded in the rain. the bfast was very very basic though there was 1 cooked item of...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Belinda L
Reviewed August 23, 2018

We were very pleased with the view, car access, parking (free of charge) and foyer. Very friendly personnel. Rooms and hotel corridors were clean. A small restaurant that looked like a mini cafe had a proper menu where you can find something to your taste....More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Ash M
Reviewed August 20, 2018

On my trip with some USA customers I needed a " Coffee " place to stop. I telephone ahead, to enquire if they had a solution, NO PROBLEM !?! On arrival, perfect setting, BUT, no one to help us at the coffee bar ( More...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Neil03091947
Reviewed July 13, 2018

Stayed one night here as a stop-over to break up a long journey. Had pre-booked and pre-paid dinner. Room was very comfortable and had a reasonably good sleep. The hotel is let down by its food which is bland and dry. The best dish was...More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank BennAnn
Reviewed February 18, 2018

We got a room with balcony and view over Hornindal lake. The hotel is renovated with fresh colours and its totaly different from earlier. It is a small parking lot and we had to park on the other side of the road, at Spar supermarket...More

Date of stay: February 2018
1  Thank Lanita70
Response from Jens19812013, Geschäftsführer at First Hotel RaftevoldResponded February 20, 2018

Hi, thank you for feedback, and welcome back to First Hotel Raftevold

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"If the view and low noise level are important for you, pay a little more and get the lake view room."
AshMartir
Aug. 23, 2018
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"The hornindal lake."
Neil03091947
Aug. 20, 2018
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"Try to get a lake view, not the car park"
BennAnn
Jul. 13, 2018
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"choose a room with balcony (we had one at 3rd floor)"
Lanita70
Feb. 18, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$97 - US$160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
best western sogn og fjordanesogn og fjordane best western
LOCATION
NorwayWestern NorwayHornindal
NUMBER OF ROOMS
44
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