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Free parking
Room service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
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70Somewhat walkable
Grade: 70 out of 100
7Restaurantswithin 10 km
11Attractionswithin 10 km
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At the outbreak of WWI, frequent guest Kaiser Wilhelm II received his daily news from the comfort of the Kviknes Hotel, no doubt over some local beer and spirits. Lording majestically over Balestrand's harbor, the historic hotel was certainly fit for a king with its regal
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Kviknes Hotel is located in one of the most beautiful places in the world. The hotel itself is historic and lovely. I like to hear the history of places and I remembered we were told that kings stayed here in the past and I could understand why. We arrived by ferry and I must
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We arrived via the ferry and the hotel shuttle met us and took our luggage up the very small hill to the hotel. The hotel is really just steps away from the ferry. I absolutely loved this hotel, the room had spectacular views of the Fjord. We did not stay in the main historic
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A party of us, 40, arrived on a coach, we were welcomed then calmly given our keys and directions. It was a lovely old building with a newish annexe, odd number rooms are smaller than even ones, we were in an even one. It was a good size with twin beds, couple of chairs and a
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Travelled with a tour party and arrived after a 5 hours coach trip from Bergen airport so quite tired and hungry. The room was a standard room with an old bathroom suite which was not pleasant and had a lavatory on a plinth and an open drain in the floor. Fortunately our tour
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Sorry about the delay in response - just found your query. The hotel does the laundry for you at a cost.
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There are tables for 2 in the dining room and it is on a first come basis, so as the fining times vary due to the trips you take it may be that you have to either get to the restaurant early or late to secure the table The trip is great enjoy every moment.
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Do all rooms have private (en-suite) bathrooms? Thanks you
Yes I believe so.
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What time is breakfast served from? Looking at getting an early ferry but wouldn't want to miss breakfast!
The staff here are very accommodating when it comes to arranging special events and times. Best to contact the hotel direct as they do have set times for large parties of travellers visiting. From memory they have general times for all of the daily settings breakfast, lunch and evening meals and you should be able to obtain from them.
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Does the hotel provide towels in rooms
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"Steps from the ferry, in the heart of the town with beautiful historic hotel with beautiful views and common areas."
"read the text"
"Ask for a room in the historic part of the hotel, not the Annex."
"Cityview is better than fjord side rooms"
"Book a year in advance if you want a room in the old building, definitely fjord view, no elevator in the old building,"
US$ 168 - US$ 282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
kviknes hotel balestrand
NorwayWestern NorwayBalestrand
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