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Bergen YMCA Hostel

Nedre Korskirkeallmenningen 4, Bergen N-5017, Norway
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a hostel it is generally very good. The location is excellent being close to the fish market and the railway up the mountain. The facilities were good... The kitchen has all that you need and the bunk beds were fine. The pillows were awful though. The key cards didn't work half the time which meant getting into the room... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Expensive for what u get (but so is all of Norway) but the cheapest option around. The good: The location was great, the cleanliness was good, most of the staff were nice and helpful. The bad: Not enough bathrooms, small kitchen, No reception after 9, and ALL the computers weren't working. I stayed one night in the dorm and in... More

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The location of this hostel was great - just round the corner from Bryggen so near all the sights of the town. I stayed in a twelve or fourteen bed dorm, which was full but everyone was quiet even in the morning when they were leaving. We did have one girl sleeping on our floor because someone was in her... More

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Reading, England, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I've stayed in a number of hostels around the world and the YMCA Bergen hostel was NOT a good one. From the majority of the receptionists being rather rude and abrupt, to the really poor communal areas. There are NO computers available that work as they are all broken?! The communal kitchen for a hostel with approx 150 beds is... More

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

During my recent trip to Norway, I stayed in 3 hostels in 3 different cities (Oslo, Bergen, and Stavanger). The Bergen YMCA was my favorite for many reasons - the location was perfect, the amenities were top notch (kitchen, lounge, dining room, luggage storage), the staff was great, and the rooms were great. I stayed in a 6-bed dorm and... More

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Davis, California
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

My wife and I stayed in a 4 bed room. The room was clean and comfortable and had a bathroom as well as a kitchenette and fridge where we could store food and prepare tea. We were lucky to have roommates who were actually very nice The bathroom was large enough and fully functional. The full kitchen is a little... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

The receptionist was rude and cold. We booked two consecutive nights on separate bookings and she wouldn't allow us to stay in the same room (though we've emailed the hostel to tell our situation, which she adamantly denied). Kitchen was a cesspool of filth. Male showers are shared without any cubicle. If you don't mind rubbing soap over yourself naked... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This was my first hostel experience and it was great! Obviously, it's nothing fancy but it was a good stay. The location was great and the beds were comfortable enough. The room we stayed in had a bathroom with a shower in it.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This hostel is a stone's throw from the harbor and fish market that seemed to me to be the geographic heart of the city center. So it was very close to restaurants, the tram up the mountain, a couple of local bars and clubs. On the other hand, central Bergen is not that large so don't feel that such a... More

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Belgium
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I had a double room with private shower for the lowest price I could find in Bergen. The room has a kitchen which even included some cleaning products. The beds had to be made up ourselves (as this is a hostel) and they were comfortable. There was even a seat and a table in the room. The bathroom was quite... More

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Address: Nedre Korskirkeallmenningen 4, Bergen N-5017, Norway
Location: Norway > Western Norway > Hordaland > Bergen > Vågen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 22
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