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Balestrand Hotel

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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Very good accomodations and lovely hosts. Easy to find and yet a little away from town which is nice. When there, rent bikes, go glacier hiking, go to Pilgrim restaurant. Ferry drops you off in town and Eric will pick you up.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My 20 year old son and I stayed for two nights in a fjord-side room in mid-May 2017. I can only echo what has been stated in many of the prior reviews. While the rooms are small to medium in size, they are clean and comfortable and the views are amazing from the room's private balcony. Excellent breakfast and laundry...

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Somerville, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Relaxing stay in a beautiful location. A five minute walk from the pier, and water views from the room as well as the lobby and dining rooms. Simple but good breakfast and friendly, helpful staff. Run by a Norwegian woman and her Californian husband.

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Long Lake, New York
Reviewed 25 February 2017

High-speed ferry from/to Bergen. Very accommodating hosts; they can/will pick you up at the ferry dock to drive baggage back to the hotel. Recommend hiking the alpine trails (way) up above the town. Can walk anywhere around town. Enjoyed dinners at The Cider House and insane buffet at Kviknes hotel.

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4Thank explorer133
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 6 January 2017

The hotel owners were very friendly and gave personal service to each guest. I particularly appreciated their help when the Express Boat we were planning on taking to leave Balestrand was full and left us stranded. The owners went into swift action to find us an alternate way back to Oslo, so we would not miss our flight the next...

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2Thank Sarah F
Redondo Beach, California
Reviewed 8 November 2016

We drive our rental car and took the ferry to Balestand. Easy drive up the road to the hotel, great location just near the end of town, free parking, easy short walk to the restaurants and sites. We booked a Fiord view upper floor room, great room, with a view of the water and a balcony. Great to site out...

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2Thank John S
Manchester
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Wonderful stay for our honeymoon! The hotel really does have old world charm in abundance. Right on the fjord which is great for a refreshing (if very cold) dip. The rooms are well equipped and in a classic style - not for you if you're wanting ultra modern. The food was varied and there was lots of it. We had...

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2Thank laura W
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 22 October 2016

A 5-minute walk from the ferry dock. The staff picks up your bags on arrival so that you don't have to pull your luggage up the hill.  Look for the green Volvo wagon.  Free WiFi.  Friendly, very helpful staff. Small, basic, yet comfortable rooms. Sitting room with books, a few games, and complimentary afternoon tea. Free basic breakfast (cereal, fruit...

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2Thank CircleTheWorld
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Unique,old-style hotel, with lots of character. Large spacious public areas including an expansive deck. Our room was large with sitting area and bedroom; spacious bathroom; large deck with two doors out to the deck. Wonderful fresh air for sleeping because of the two doors to the deck. Squeaky floors added to the charm. The beds were too soft to the...

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1Thank Debbie V
Suffolk
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We stayed in the Balestrand Hotel at the beginning of July. We paid a little extra for a fjord-side room, and were so pleased we did. The view from the room (or indeed the balcony) was truly spectacular. The staff (mainly mother and daughters) were friendly and very helpful, the breakfasts were good and the sitting area was a lovely...

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Balestrand Hotel

Address: Kong Beles veg 41, Balestrand 6899, Norway
Region: Norway > Western Norway > Sogn og Fjordane > Balestrand
Price Range: $182 - $256 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Balestrand Hotel 1*
Number of rooms: 30
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“Get a fjord-side room. The slight extra cost is well worth it with those views.”
gwilbourn2017, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“Go for the Fiord view upper floors”
B7347BUjohns, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the old part if you want the experience of an old hotel but no elevator. Face the fjord. Decks large.”
146debbiev, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Splurge and get a fjord view room. The views are stunning!”
kkmengland, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We had 2 rooms on the back side. So not the big view, but then we weren't there to spend our days in the rooms.”
701whitb, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
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