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Hindseter

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Sjodalsvn 1549, Vagamo 2683, Norway
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chicago, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed 2 nights in 3 rooms with our party of 6 adults. Rooms small but clean, typical for Norway. Shower was tiny, however; not a problem for me but could be if you are very tall or big boned. Cute dining room with excellent breakfast and dinner. One of the best dinners we had on our 2 week trip to... More 

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Oslo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two persons spend two nights at this familydriven hotel. The hotel is situated only 15 minutes drive from Gjendesheim where you start to explore Besseggen. Rooms not very large, but modern bathrooms. The highlights of our stay were the meals, especially dinners. You sit in rooms from 1898, and food is presented in a slow and relaxed way. We got... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

A wonderful welcome, beautiful scenery, friendly and helpful staff........this is a must! Karole is extremely helpful guiding you towards stunning walks at a range of ability. Ok we were lucky with the weather but nevertheless this is definitely a place to stay! I haven't even mentioned the food.....breakfast sumptuous and three course dinner sublime! Well equipped sauna and jacuzzi awaits.... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

If you are looking for a great accommodation in Jotunheimen, this is the place! The hotel has a lovely view, nice spa area, friendly staff, not to mention the dinner! It is probably one of the best meals I have ever had! :) ENJOY!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I and some friends spent the weekend and celebrated the Norwegian Constitution Day (17. May) at Hindsæter 2015. This was my first time here. Hindsæter is a small timber hotel which is more than 115 years old located east of Valdresfløya, close by the Sjoa river. The hotel sustains the old atmosphere by utilizing timely furnishing and embellishments. It feels... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

In the midst of Jotunheimen - 20 km from Besseggen - lies this more than 100 year old guesthouse. Dining room original log furnishing , 50 beds means that you feel you are really there as part of an extended family. Included in your stay you get breakfast, packed lunch w/ thermos and a four course evening meal: The latter... More 

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hindseter, Owner at Hindseter, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your nice review, hope this will encourage more guests for a winter stay at our place! More 

Stamford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Karola and her staff were so pleasant and accommodating. They really made us feel welcome. This hotel is situated in a spectacular location... it's within walking distance of peaceful lakes and waterfalls, and a short drive if you want to do the Besseggen Ridge hike. I could have sat outside and savored the view all day, and indoors, the common... More 

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hindseter, Owner at Hindseter, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your nice and detailed review! More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

Authentic traditional guesthouse. Staff are warm and kind. The beautiful old style dining room and high quality food more than compensate for the relatively small and simple rooms. Ideal base for day trips on XC skis for those that like gentle terrain and sheltered trails. Lovely sitting rooms if you decide to take the day off to sit by the... More 

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hindseter, Owner at Hindseter, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your nice review! You describe exactly what we hope our guests experience here. Hope you find your way back one time! More 

The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

After a long skiing trip this is a great place to stay. Although the rooms are a bit small this is more than compensated for by the amazing food and the great service by Karola and André. The gorgeous sauna is a real treat.

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hindseter, Owner at Hindseter, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your nice and honest review. It is important to mention that our rooms are not spacious, it is not possible to make them bigger and we do not want our guests to pay that either. But our focus the next years will be to make them even more cosy, hope you will find your way... More 

Doorn, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

We had a fantastic time in february 2011. Outdoors was great (good snow, good tracks and great nature), food superb, sauna very relaxing and Karola and Andre very kind and helpful. We are looking forward to come again!

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Thank you very much for your nice review! Looking forward to offer you our service again! More 

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