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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

Visited here for the 3rd time in 4 years, each time as a professional attending a conference alone and looking for somewhere clean, safe and reasonably priced in a wonderful city where everything is a lot more expensive than back home in the UK. At current exchange rates it works about £50 per night B&B whereas most hotels are around... More 

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Jannicke A, Daglig leder at Skansen Pensjonat, responded to this review

Thank you very much Ewan ! Hope to see you again some time :-) More 

Lusaka
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Good location just up the hill from the main part of town with nice view. Room was smaller than expected but clean. We were disappointed the morning we checked out as all guests indicate what time they would like breakfast. We signed up for 7am (along with another individual staying there) and had told the host we had to leave... More 

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56 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Located in the nicest area in Bergen, lovely old house, nicely decorated, with a fantastic view on the city and the harbor, and a very helpful and accomodating host. Nice breakfast, cookies for tea, lovely living room with a view, just the right place to visit Bergen! And an incredible good value for Norway! Just go there, and nowhere else!!!!

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Jannicke A, Leder  at Skansen Pensjonat, responded to this review

Thankyou so much! It was a pleasure to have you here!:)) Kind Regards, Skansen Pensjonat More 

Bellevue, Washington
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

The B&B is in a great location -- near the funicular and old town. It is up the hill and the taxi did not drive us up to the door. We blame the taxi driver for not wanting to drive the small roads. The hike was not bad -- especially after riding a train for the day. We had the... More 

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Jannicke A, Daglig leder at Skansen Pensjonat, responded to this review

Thank you very much ! I am happy to hear that you enjoyed Bergen and your stay here ! More 

Asia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

For our two nights in Bergen we wanted a centrally located self catering place with character, and Skansen perfectly fitted the bill. We took the small appartement as it has own shower room (with underfloor heating😀) and also a small kitchenette with fridge, coffee making facilities (inc filter machine) and stove. Breakfast was provided upstairs, and Skansen is in easy... More 

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Jannicke A, Daglig leder at Skansen Pensjonat, responded to this review

Thank you ! :-) More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

I was late arriving but welcomed with a smile. This is a comfortable, relaxed place with character (in a nice way!) and great value for Bergen. You get a good continental spread for breakfast, plus a boiled egg to order. Tea, coffee and biscuits available in a little lounge area 24/7 and heaps of info for travellers. I had the... More 

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Jannicke A, Daglig leder at Skansen Pensjonat, responded to this review

Thank you so much Elaine ! :-) I am glad you had a nice time in Bergen ! Kind regards Jannicke Skansen Pensjonat More 

Preston
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49 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

We were looking for B&B accommodation in Bergen with its own bathroom and we couldn't find many options. I saw the previous reviews re Skansen Pensjonat and booked the one bedroom self-contained apartment. Whilst it would be wrong to describe it as luxurious it was well equipped if you wanted to self-cater (we didn't), it was warm via underfloor heating... More 

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Jannicke A, Daglig leder at Skansen Pensjonat, responded to this review

Thank you very much ! I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay in Bergen :-) More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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49 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

Definitely recommend this spot if you're looking for somewhere relatively affordable and in walking distance to everything you'd want to see and do in Norway. I stayed in a lovely bedroom with a really nice view of the city. All of the rooms with private bathrooms were taken, but the place is small enough that sharing wasn't such an issue.... More 

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Jannicke A, Daglig leder at Skansen Pensjonat, responded to this review

Thank you Sara ! :-) More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

The house was lovely and the owner was very welcoming. There were many thoughtful touches, such as umbrellas provided and tea making facilities left in the living room. As a I left early, she even made me a takeaway breakfast. The views were great and it was only a short walk to everywhere.

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Oslo, Norway
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Very well run and welcoming Bed & Breakfast in the heart of Bergen. Walking distance everywhere. Awesome views (book the "Balcony Room"). The host is wonderful and sees to that you meet whatever weather Bergen has in store for you with a hearty breakfast.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Traditional, cosy pension in an old, small house in the centre of Bergen. No traffic noise. Nice and clean, friendly atmosphere. Beautiful views of the town and harbor. Reasonable prices, Norwegian breakfast included. Free Wi-Fi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Skansen Pensjonat

Address: Vetrlidsallmenningen 29, Bergen 5014, Norway
Region: Norway > Western Norway > Hordaland > Bergen > Vågen
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Skansen Pensjonat Hotel Bergen
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“Room 1 is a basic single room with sink, desk and city view, next to the lounge/dining, showers and toilet but not spoiled by noise.”
 of 5 bubbles EwanL, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Prendre la chambre avec le balcon, et la petite chambre adjacente, c'est la meilleure vue, à peine plus chère que les autres chambres.”
 of 5 bubbles dominiqueo126, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The basement appartement if you want your own shower/toilet.”
 of 5 bubbles xxxasia, 1 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The Balcony Room for a great view”
 of 5 bubbles ChristianAzor, 27 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Balcony room was great, bathrooms were shared and down stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles Greenlocnar, 27 Jul 2015 | Read review
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