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Citybox Bergen

Nygardsgaten 31, Bergen 5015, Norway
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Ranked #9 of 26 Specialty lodging in Bergen
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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77 reviews 77 reviews
41 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had some reservations because it was self checkin however this turned out to be quite a simple process. Good sized room with desk and chair, wall hangers instead of wardrobe and a large bathroom. Room was clean, pillows were terrible. The common eating room / lounge on the ground floor contained a jug and microwave and an inoperative tv.... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at Citybox Bergen for a week in July. We'd booked a large double room with private bathroom and the value for money was excellent, especially if you checked the prices for the rest of Bergen. The room was bright and spacious. Breakfast wasn't included but we already knew this. There's a café on the first floor where you... More

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Ontario
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42 reviews 42 reviews
35 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed one night and chose the hotel based on price mostly. This is a tough review to write--overall the hotel was okay given the prices of alternatives, but for the first time in all my hotel stays, I wasn't happy with the cleanliness level of my room, e.g. there were small stains on my bed linens though I know they... More

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Amsterdam
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We stayed here for one night after an Airbnb problem. It was €125 for a double with private bath(we upgraded) and no breakfast. We were lucky to find something last minute. Yes, It is shabby, like an adult youth hostel. Large room, not super clean but OK. Clean sheets, great shower head, quiet, good wi- if. Only one night...that is... More

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Rose-Marie H, Front Office Manager at Citybox Bergen, responded to this review

Dear LeslieJV, thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. Bergen is a very popular destination during the summer months, wich you obviously experienced since you said that you where lucky to find something last minute. Our concept is to offer nice, simple and affordable rooms in the city centre. We're a budget hotel, and we have scaled... More

Oslo
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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Glorified dormitory. Paid 900 NO/$150 USD for a single room with a shared bathroom, no breakfast. Again, two words that do not exist in Norwegian, HIGHWAY ROBBERY, but should. The building has been abused and is showing wear and tear. The room was much larger than your normal Norwegian experience but every time I had to pee, I felt like... More

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Rose-Marie H, Front Office Manager at Citybox Bergen, responded to this review

Dear aquaskaya, thank you for taking the time to write a review. Firstly, I would like to adress the price; you say you paid 900nok for a single room w shared bathroom. This is not correct. You paid 900nok for a double room w shared bathroom. Our single rooms w shared bathrooms are never more than 600nok. Secondly: if you... More

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

It's not a bad choice at all considering Bergen's prices. It's close to the bus station where the airport shuttle bus drops you off (5 min walk) and a few minutes more to the train station if you're off to Flam, doing the railways or the Norway in a Nutshell trip. It's probably around a 10 min walk to the... More

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Rose-Marie H, Front Office Manager at Citybox Bergen, responded to this review

Dear graham07930, thank you for taking the time to write a review. I'm happy to hear that Raven provided such good service to you! We're quite proud to have him as part of our staff here at Citybox Bergen :) I'm also happy to hear that you enjoyed our low prices and good location :) We thank you for your... More

Atlanta, Georgia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
38 hotel reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I don’t know age of the property, but it is showing a bit of wear. I spent 3 nights in May 2014. The price makes up for the location, which is a bit outside of central Bergen. However, the main train station is right down the street within 5 minute walk & the Bergen Fish Market down by the docks... More

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Rose-Marie H, Front Office Manager at Citybox Bergen, responded to this review

Dear avio, whoa! Thank you for taking the time to write such a long and thorough review! :) You are correct when you point out the fact that we're located in an old building, and as all old buildings, ours needed a little tlc so the exterior work that you saw, was us repainting the facade of the hotel. We've... More

Moscow, Russia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

This is a basic and minimalist hotel. Our room was quiet with a nice outlook. The location was good - within walking distance to the harbour area. A supermarket was just across the street. Things had to be left on the floor in our room because there was very little hanging, desk or shelf space. The card check-in system did... More

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Rose-Marie H, Front Office Manager at Citybox Bergen, responded to this review

Dear MishaMJK, thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. As you point out, Citybox is a basic hotel, where we have taken away a lot of the "extras" in order to keep our costs down which allow us to sell our room at a lower rate than our competitors. We offer nice, modern and simple rooms at... More

Prasanta45
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

Chose this Hotel for a one night stay. Was a bit apprehensive since the rates were low by bergen standards. The location of the hotel was absolutely central, ten minutes walk from the station and very close to all the tourist spots The rooms are small, but they are perfectly furnished, clean and well maintained. They have provided a room... More

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Rose-Marie H, Front Office Manager at Citybox Bergen, responded to this review

Dear Prasanta45, thank you for taking the time to write a review. I'm happy to hear that we proved to be better than what you'd expected, based on our low prices ;) Citybox is a simple and modern budget hotel, where we have put a good deal of thought into our design so that we can keep it minimalistic yet... More

Lyon, France
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

We spent 3 nights in this hostel. Its central location is well practical as you are 5 min walk from the railway station and 5 min walk from the main city area of Bergen. The rooms are much bigger then in the same hostel in Oslo, but also more expensive that is a bit supprising. Unfortunately there were some outside... More

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Rose-Marie H, Front Office Manager at Citybox Bergen, responded to this review

Dear Petulka218, thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. Regarding the prices: Norway, and Bergen are expensive destinations, and in May the average price for a double room in Bergen is 1531nok. It is only Copenhagen in Denmark that are more expensive in all of Scandinavia in the month of May. However, our average price here at... More

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Address: Nygardsgaten 31, Bergen 5015, Norway
Location: Norway > Western Norway > Hordaland > Bergen
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Citybox is a modern economy hotel with low prices.Our rooms are cheap because we keep our overheads down while still offering our guests what they really need: a simple and stylish room with a comfortable bed, a good chair, a desk and a place to hang your clothes. Wireless broadband is available free of charge throughout the hotel.Citybox combines simplicity with comfort and low prices. The hotel is located in the centre of Bergen.If you want to spend your money on something other than a minibar and room service, then Citybox is the place for you. Bergen is full of bars. Why do you need one in your hotel room? ... more   less 
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