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Kviknevegen 8, Balestrand 6899 Norway See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Family Rooms
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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...More

Thank Rodders_T
Reviewed 21 September 2018

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...More

2  Thank Wynne J
Reviewed 19 September 2018

As you arrive Balestrand via ferry boat, you are greeted by a panoramic view of the Kviknes Hotel, a Victorian fantasy right at the edge of Sognefjord. The 160 year old hotel is a beautiful remnant of the bygone era of grand hotels, where travelers...More

1  Thank BandPBliss
Reviewed 19 September 2018

This hotel was a real find. We'd stayed in a wonderful apartment in Bergen which was attached to a hotel in the 'Historic Hotels and Restaurants of Norway' book which I'd picked up. This how we found Kviknes Hotel which was so lovely that I...More

1  Thank camval
Reviewed 19 September 2018

This hotel has a nice location and a good a la carte diner for FIT’s. It is specialized in groups and less in private travelers. The rooms are old, not well maintained and have a carpet floor. It gives not a fresh impression. The fjord...More

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Free Parking
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Dry Cleaning
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US$ 206 - US$ 277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Price range
US$ 206 - US$ 277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Traveller (914)
Room & Suite (197)
Dining (49)
Pool & Beach (4)
Family and Play Areas (10)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (10)
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8 May 2018|
Response from chrismay27 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about the delay in response - just found your query. The hotel does the laundry for you at a cost.
25 March 2018|
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Response from Steve A | Reviewed this property |
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... More
Ian C
31 January 2018|
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Response from Barbara R | Reviewed this property |
Yes I believe so.
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"read the text"
5 days ago
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"Ask for a room in the historic part of the hotel, not the Annex."
19 Sep 2018
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"Cityview is better than fjord side rooms"
19 Sep 2018
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"Book a year in advance if you want a room in the old building, definitely fjord view, no elevator in the..."
17 Sep 2018
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