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Bergen, Norway
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is an old, but newly renovated hotel. Very calm and relaxing atmosphere. The breakfast was above average hotel standard. The food was excellent, but the selection was a bit more limited than at bigger hotels. When I stayed there, the price was reasonable.

Thank haraldolel
Stavanger, Norway
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We booked Double room in Hotel Kong Carl for a single night in August. Since we are smokers, i tried to negotiate for a room with balcony. Then Carlos upgrade our room with Junior suite with private balcony at no extra cost plus he gave us free parking. Thanks Carlos! The rest: Excellent breakfast, free wifi, spacious & quiet room,... More 

Thank banyquatro
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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

It's nice to see a place where the service is top notch without the use of Swedish staff. We called relatively late and got a good price. The receptionist even moved his car so we could park (even on staff parking). We asked for a cheep room, a single room with a bigger bed as we were traveling on budget,... More 

1 Thank Cathrine K
Oslo, Norway
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101 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 2 night on business. Had heard different stories about the hotel. But was pleasantly surprised of how modern the room was. But i saw my colleagues rooms that were of the older style. I guess i got lucky. The staircases and hall ways are old and quiet. Only the squeeking from the floors and doors making it a... More 

1 Thank Liillyy
Tallahassee, Florida
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126 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

The hotel and staff were excellent. This will be my goto hotel with any future visits to Norway. We are a 4-star luxury hotel family and we rank this hotel along those lines. The hotel is very old and excellent to explore. My 8yo had a blast seeing which rooms she could find and explore in. Pictures on the walls... More 

1 Thank Z-Foodie69
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20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2016

We got a big room in the annex beside the parking lot, but It was quiet. The breakfast was plentiful and delicious, breakfast items with many choices that were pleasingly displayed. It's a nice area to walk.

Thank Bernard F
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2015

Visited in May 2012 and it was lovely, well located, friendly staff. We were in one of the rooms in the annexe beside the parking lot but had no problems with noise. It's a lovely area to just walk around too. The breakfast was plentiful and delicious, and a wide range of options too. Only reason not a 5 star... More 

Thank Celine L
Holen Norway
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2014

I have been staying here for some days or a week for 19 years every year. The hotel has developed to a much better hotel in these years. The new owners has continued the reconstruction of this old hotel. Their historical rooms are very nice. They have a simpel but nice breakfast. Why book a room in a concrete building... More 

Thank TorsteinHolen
Huntington Woods, Michigan, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2014

This is the second time we have stayed at the Kong Carl, about 15 years between visits. The common spaces of the hotel have been renovated since our last visit and are quite charming. The breakfast room was lovely and the breakfast was excellent. Very typical Norwegian breakfast items with many choices that were pleasingly displayed. The location is excellent... More 

Thank Jan F
Copenhagen, Denmark
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82 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2014

All in all a great stay - though my room was a little old - and not in the charming way. But considering the size, the location, the hotel atmosphere as such - it is a place I would visit again. Breakfast was fine - without any surprises.

Thank NielsM

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Historic Accommodation in Sandefjord, Norway. Hotel Kong Carl is an adornment to the center of the small town of Sandefjord. The building dates back to 1690, and by 1721 was already functioning as an inn. Today the Hotel Kong Carl is known for its homely and personal atmosphere. The hotel offers accommodation in 25 rooms all. Welcome to a unique historic experience in Southern Norway. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Kong Carl

Address: Torggata 9, Sandefjord 3210, Norway
Region: Norway > Eastern Norway > Vestfold > Sandefjord Municipality > Sandefjord
Price Range: $158 - $212 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Kong Carl 3.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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“Historical room.”
 of 5 bubbles TorsteinHolen, 4 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Avoid the anexe”
 of 5 bubbles ACL1473, 12 Jul 2013 | Read review
“choose a historic room! Very spacious rooms with nice furniture.”
 of 5 bubbles SveinG, 7 Jun 2012 | Read review
“See if you can get a room in the older part of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles TravellerBob8, 15 Aug 2011 | Read review
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