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Vetrlidsallmenningen 29, Bergen 5014, Norway (Vågen)
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Skansen Pensjonat
Ranked #4 of 26 Specialty Lodging in Bergen
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our host made this stay! She even offered to carry our baggage up the flight of stairs! This was a cozy little place with lots of warmth and character. We stayed here for three days between a Hurtigruten cruise and a trip by train to Oslo. Every morning, our host fed us the most marvelous Norwegian style breakfast with gjetost... More

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Toronto, Canada
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62 reviews 62 reviews
57 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Price - NOK 900 Cleanliness - very good. Quietness - good. Comfort - very good. Location - marvellous; by the Funicular, overlooking Bergen. Friendliness - excellent. Breakfast - filling and included. Classiness - homely. Room Size - large in the attic. Room included - tv, sink. Facilities included - shared showers and toilets. Nice touch - reliable free wifi; cookies.... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here 3 nights and we found the location fantastic and the view from the room fantastic. The house is located up a very steep hill so I would not recommend it if you have issues with stairs. The breakfast was also very good. The only downside was on our last day we had to go early so we... More

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California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
23 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Skansen Pensjonat was highly recommended to us, and so we were delighted to find availability on the day we were to be in Bergen. I had a rental car - a small wagon - and I could not navigate the most direct route to the pension. I followed the suggested route for larger vehicles, and found my way with... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have spent many nights in Bed & Breakfasts in different countries and always find it a good alternative to hotels, as the atmosphere is more personal and cosy. We chose this B&B because we thought it would be a great option on our tour through Norway. The critics were all very good. However, we cannot confirm the many positive... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Really enjoyed our stay at this B&B, which was perfectly located for exploring Bergen. Skansen is located just up the hill from the Bryggen, fish market and funicular station - close to the main sites but elevated enough to be lovely and peaceful. Comfortable beds, simple but tasty breakfast (tea/coffee, orange juice, bread basket, selection of cheeses and cold meats,... More

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Cambridge UK
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I stayed here for the first time nearly 20 years ago when they had first opened. I made my fourth visit (I think) this week. It is still the most comfortable, relaxed, easy-going and value-for-money B&B in the beautiful city of Oslo. I was so happy to be back and I look forward to returning. Highly recommended.

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York, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Of the 5 hotels we stayed in during our trip to Norway, this was the cheapest, and we knew there would be shared toilet and shower facilities - so we were a little apprehensive. No need! We stayed one night in an "ordinary" room, and one night in the balcony room, for 200NK extra -- well worth it. The room... More

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Falls Church, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Skansen Pensjonat is located at an ideal location, right near downtown Bergen with great views of the city. The room was simple and clean with large windows and lots of light. The cost includes a delicious breakfast and the staff is very helpful.

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Victoria BC
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

We loved this place. A very historical building on the hill in Bergen that provided a 'real' Norwegian experience. The included morning meal was a wonderfully prepared traditional Norwegian breakfast. Each small dining table's "place card" was a flag of your country noting where you were to sit which also enabled conversation with others in dining room. The lower level... More

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Additional Information about Skansen Pensjonat

Address: Vetrlidsallmenningen 29, Bergen 5014, Norway
Location: Norway > Western Norway > Hordaland > Bergen > Vågen
Also Known As:
Skansen Pensjonat Hotel Bergen

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