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Tromso Bed & Books

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Strandveien 45 & 84, Tromso 9007 , Norway
Tromso Bed & Books
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
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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
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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18 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 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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Stockholm County, Sweden
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My friend and I stayed here in June 2013 and had a great time. We stayed for 2 nights in the Writers House in the downstairs bedroom. We had no problems checking in and was greeted by Idunn who was very friendly and helpful. The room was clean and comfortable and the bed was like a cloud. We made use... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We spent 3 nights in Tromso in Sept. And, yes, we did see the brilliant northern light in 23 Sep. But we weren't that lucky from the very beginning. We lost our baby car and carseat during they were transferred in CDG, paris. Then we almost missed our connecting flight in Oslo. After exhausted trip, we arrived b&book tromso at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We loved bed n books fishermans home. We wanted the writers home initially but were pleasantly surprised by the stunning view of the tromso island right off our balcony. The aurora borealis was dancing right in front of our eyes on our last night! The home is keen on recycling as well, loved that! And asking around, I felt that... More 

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