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Marken Gjestehus

Kong Oscarsgt. 45, Inngang B | Entrance : Tverrgaten, Bergen 5017, Norway
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Ranked #4 of 26 Specialty lodging in Bergen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 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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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bergen is located in one of the most beautiful places in the world. Such a town has hotels charging premium rates, but surprisingly few hostels with options for the backpacker. 'Marken Gjesthus' is THE place to stay, whether you're looking for a cheap room for the night or a family-friendly guesthouse. Situated two minutes from the train station and two... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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17 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bergen is a great city, and this place was pretty good. I got stuck in a 4 bed room with a really loud snorer, but thats not the hostel's fault (although i truly believe that anyone who snores should not stay in a shared room in hostels, because thats rude as hell, and hostels should ask the question up front... More

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Oslo, Norway
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's difficult to find affordable options in Bergen. I stayed at the 10 bed dorm and was unsure about my choice, but in the end I was pleasantly surprised. The place is very clean, everyone was very helpful and the location is great.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved staying at this hostel. It was a great location, close to the train station. The reception staff were welcoming and helpful and the room (a 10 bed dorm) was clean, comfortable and felt safe. There were plenty of showers and toilets and all were clean and well looked after. Lockers in the room meant I was able to keep... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly staff and a cute elevator. But the WiFi signal sucked, hobbled by excessive dropped connections, frequent slow page loads and downloads that dragged on and on. This occurred at multiple websites and while I used several of my digital devices. It was so bad I all but stopped using MG’s so-called WiFi until I moved on to my next... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As I arrived to Bergen in the morning, I dropped my luggages first at the hostel and later went back for check-in, therefore I met more receptionists and I was amazed how friendly and lovely they were. Very knowledgable, helpful and smiling. The room and the common areas were very clean and the location is great for both the train/bus... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I spent just one night here. It's not far from the train station in the city center of Bergen. The staff was helpful , nice and good English speaker. I stayed in the 8-bed male dorm. There are lockers for individual guest. The bed sheet and linen needed to be rent. However, the hostel entrance was under renovation.

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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

It was not far from the station, then we met really nice receptionist, we accidentally paid an unnecessary extra room but can easily retrieve the money back. They have good kitchen where you can cook your own food and enjoy it with really nice view. Overall they have clean space. Totally the hostel you should go for in Bergen.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I spent two nights here over easter weekend 2014 and over all was very happy. The kitchen and lounge area facilities are great, if any of the supermarkets had been open it would have been perfect to make food. I slept in a large shared room and rented sheets each night. This was fine the first night, but I stayed... More

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Norton Shores, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

My family and I stayed here in May 2014. It was my first experience with a hostel and I could not have been happier. The unique entrance and age of the building just enhanced our experience and the staff and other guests were super.

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Address: Kong Oscarsgt. 45, Inngang B | Entrance : Tverrgaten, Bergen 5017, Norway
Location: Norway > Western Norway > Hordaland > Bergen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Marken Gjestehus is centrally located and reasonably priced guesthouse, for travellers who want to spend their money on other things than sleeping! With its location in the city centre, its an excellent base to explore and enjoy a beautiful and historical city, packed with cultural events, shopping and other leisure activities.The accomodation is run according to the "hostel-principle", and we offers rooms/beds in rooms from 1 to 10 persons. We have 22 rooms with a total of 73 beds. The rooms are bright, modern and furnished with lockable closets, desk, chirs and mirror. You will also find a pleasant common sitting-room, fully equipped kitchen for free use ,TV-Lounge, and toilets/showers with good standard in the corridor for those rooms that do not have private bathroom. Bank, post office, stores and restaurants are within walking distance. ... more   less 
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