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Tromso Bed & Books

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Strandveien 45 & 84, Tromso 9007 , Norway
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Toulouse, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything is made here to make you feel at home. We staid 2 nights in the writer house and the only regret is that we could not stay longer. The room was clean and hot enough (we came in winter). The first night they forgot to provide us the towels that we booked so they gave us for free. The... More 

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St. George, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I spent three nights here recently. It was a great experience and I'd come back for sure on my next trip to Tromsø. The staff are great and it was a quiet place to unwind in between day hikes and walks into the center. It wasn't too far to walk into the center of town and there's a convenience store... More 

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New York
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I went there to run tromso marathon. It's well maintained and the decoration is good. The room is slightly small but good enough for one person. The reception is warm. It's a bit far away from the center, this is a bit opposite to the website's suggestion. I find it's a bit pricey. I paid more than 100 USD per... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

The staff are super friendly, welcoming and helpful with authentic hospitality. They are unobtrusive yet responsive. You can feel at home here. It's cozy, quiet and quaint. It all depends on what you want from accommodation. I would say this is a peaceful place away from typical tourist centres. This is one of my favourite places of all my travels.

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Erlinsbach, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

My boyfriend and me spent 7 nights at Bed an Books in Tromso. Bed and Books has 2 houses which are about 1 km away from eachother. One is called "The Writer's Home" the other "The Fisherman's Home". WRITER'S HOME First we spent 4 nights at the Writer's Home. We had a room (#2) with 2 seperate beds, as we... More 

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Rhode-Saint-Genese, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

As cute as it gets, people are charming. Really one to recommend. I'm going through Tromsø again in a few days and have booked it there again. It felt a bit weird thinking I would meet no one the day I arrived because I was after the office hours but it was completely ok. Walk in and you feel at... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We asked for the room with a balcony. One night I woke my partner to show her the strongest display of the northern lights we had seen. We stayed at the Fishermans hut, the views as I said I were amazing, but also out the back you can see the bay and views of Tromsø. The place has a bit... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Bed and Books is convenient and good value accommodation. There are two houses in Tromsø - we stayed at Fisherman's Hut. I don't know the other one or quality of it. There are four rooms with shared bathrooms. The showers are small and open to the larger bathroom - think dormitory. Over two nights and three days we never saw... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

I stayed at the Writer's home for two nights and the Fisherman's home for one night in order to get a taste for each. This is the best advice I can offer. Writer's Home: The Writer's Home is about a five-minute walk from the Fisherman's Home but has a more "urban feel." The rooms have been updated more recently and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Fisherman house on 8-10 Dec and we saw northern light right in front of the house! I visited Tromso from 6 Dec to 10 Dec and wanted to book fisherman house room one which with balcony attached but room one only available from 8 dec onwards so I stayed at another hotel at City... More 

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