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Clarion Hotel Ernst

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Radhusgt. 2, Kristiansand 4664, Norway
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tucson, Arizona
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44 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Once you've moved past the neo modern Castle/Bordello decor, this hotel is a clean, comfortable, reasonably priced place to stay in the heart of old Kristiansand. One of the better breakfast buffets I've had in all of Europe. Walking distance from the train station, fish market, port, and pedestrian mall. A nice cinema is also close by. Avoid rooms that... More 

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Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hotel Ernst is located downtown in Kristiansand, close to, well, everything. It's only a few minutes walk to the railway station and the ferryboat to Denmark and the main shopping street is just a couple of blocks away. There are quite a lot of restaurants in the area. The hotel lobby appears a bit "dark but classy" since it's in... More 

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Sandnes, Norway
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked a family room a few months in advance, and the room we got upon arrival (274) is one of the dreariest rooms I have seen. I would call it a "catacomb-room", not a family room! A tiny window in a funnel facing a roof made the room dark and claustrophobic, even though the room was quite large. We... More 

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Shanghai
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29 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Location is perfect, staff friendliness is ok. Room was far to tiny, but quiet. Bed was ok. But the interior design is definitely not my thing, kitschy and pretentious. The hotel does offer a car park, but it was already booked out (not that I was made aware of the booking option)

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Hokksund, Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clarion hotel Ernst is located in an old, but renovated building in the centre of Kristiansand. Parking inside the hotel might be difficult without a reservation, but there is a parking house close by. If you are lucky you might get one of the the parking slots in the street outside the hotel. There you can park for free from... More 

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Jessheim, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff met us at arrival, and we got a room at the top floor. The room was tidy and clean, and quiet at night so we slept well. Breakfast was as expected in a nice hotel, I didn't miss anything. Overall, the hotel gave a modern impression, and I will probably come back for a later visit

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Evje Og Hornnes Municipality, Norway
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros: Good rooms with good bed, good overall service, quality breakfast. Cons: Hotel bar closes in afternoon and no drinks available in hotel after 6PM. Terrible noise until 3AM from bar across the street (Bar Javel).

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Bergen, Norway
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45 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is located downtown Kristiansand and has a good and central location. The hotel has a great breakfast and the service in general is good. The hotel lobby seems newly renovated with nice furniture etc. The hotel is worth a visit.

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Solihull
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38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a double room for July in April 2015. When we arrived we were told that the hotel was fully booked and that our room would be a small one. It was actually extremely small and the bed was not really a double. After a lot of complainung we were offered a bigger room in the new wing. The... More 

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Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is clean and new. However it was overall a poor experience for us on our one night stay. Negatives: lots of lights on in the room when you 'turn off' all the lights. Key reader stays lit, and lots of other indicator lights. This was annoying to sleep around. What was worse though, was the constant buzzing sounds.... More 

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