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First Hotel Hendersons City

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Strandgaten 161, Haugesund 5525, Norway (Formerly Hendersons City Hotel)
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Goes, The Netherlands
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They refurbished an old bank building into this hotel. It's near the waterfront of Haugesund and also close to the shopping street. There are lots of restaurants close at the hotel. Parking is nearby at an acceptable rate. Staff was friendly, rooms are nice, with high ceilings. They served an excellent breakfast with a great choice in cold and hot... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I was very impressed with this hotel, the staff were so friendly and helpful. the breakfast was great, very fresh and tasty, not a hug variety but what was there was really good. The rooms were a little small but that's not unusual for Norway. The beds were very comfortable, rooms modern and very clean. The building was very nice,... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

The hotel itself is very nice and looks amazing inside. The room was alittle small and for the price i paid it was hard to swallow !!! Lots of bars and eating places 200 yards down the road and there is something for everyone. Bar and food prices are Very high so be prepared to pay anything from £6 up... More

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

An elegant conversion, but the rooms are tiny! My room on the 5th floor had sloping walls and lots of beams to hit your head on. The "desk" was about a foot square. Wifi worked OK for me, also phone reception. The shower room was fine except again, not much space to stand upright. The TV had no English language... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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32 reviews 32 reviews
28 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

I had a business trip to Haugesund in Norway and stayed at the Henderson city Hotel, the hotel was formally a large bank and is very close to the quayside where most of the city restaurants are situated. The hotel itself is cosy and clean with very pleasent staff. The rooms are nice and comfortable and reasonably priced. The hotel... More

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7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

I was a little suprised. I expected more from such a high rated hotell. The rooms were ok, mine was quite small, but they need to upgrade their WiFi, I didn't get any conections in my room. The tv wasn't really that good either, but it was as hotel tv channels usally are. The breakfast was normal hotell standard, it... More

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Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

The hotel has a central location in Haugesund town centre. I was given a single room which was small, but there was no problem in changing this for a double room with more space after contacting reception. I see some customers have complained about lack of parking, but this was not a problem as there are a number of public... More

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Alanya, Turkey
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

The old bank building is renovated to a nice looking boutique hotel. The rooms are great, but small. I have stayed at the hotel many times and I enjoy my stay each time. Good breakfast and free snacks at the after noon.

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Oslo, Norway
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109 reviews 109 reviews
13 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

A visit to Haugesund requires a hotel for most tourists. The "First" hotel is my reccomendation. Rooms are newly refurnished and the whole place seems new and modern. Breakfast is included, and hotel beds are great (Jensen beds)! Parking is limited outside the hotel but there are NO difficulity to find a spot you can park your car.

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Canberra, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

First hotel I've come across that offers free soup, bread and salad each evening! This in addition to tea/coffee and pastries and fruit all day, meant we didn't need to buy dinner it was such a substantial meal. Staff very friendly, beautiful Impressive small foyer with chandelier; very comfortable. Once upon a time a grand bank, complete with modern guest... More

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Address: Strandgaten 161, Haugesund 5525, Norway (Formerly Hendersons City Hotel)
Location: Norway > Western Norway > Rogaland > Haugesund
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Hotel Class:3 star — First Hotel Hendersons City 3*
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Fashioned from a 1900 landmark stone building, this historical treasure has been beautifully restored into a luxury boutique hotel of the highest caliber with 53 elegant rooms. The old bank building has been fully renovated while carefully preserving its historical architecture.The building’s history dates back to 1868 when Haugesund Sparebank opened its doors on Stranggates 161. Over the years, the savings bank grew in size and required larger premises. Rahn and Glosimodt, two architects from Kristiania (Oslo’s old name), won the architectural competition. The building process took three and a half years and was completed on the 29th of December 1919.An oasis of modern elegance, the hotel and its attentive staff provide a unique service experience to leisure and business travelers. Renowned for its delicious breakfast and evening buffet, our signature style of unique hospitality and value is unmatched. The rooms:Our hotel offers 53 elegant rooms in the following categories: Single, Superior Single, Double, Superior double, Twin, Junior Suite and Suite. They all express a subtle and elegant combination of old and modern comfort.We offer rooms with sea and city view. All of our rooms have beautiful chandeliers and stylish furniture. Our guests can relax and enjoy the ambience of our beautifully decorated rooms and rest in style.All of our rooms offer:HD flatscreen TVComplimentary high-speed internetBaby cots upon requestIron and iron board upon requestHairdryerCoffe/Teamaker Complimentary amenities:A delicious European style breakfast buffet including dishes like scrambled eggs and sliced bacon, pastries, fresh fruits, cereals, yogurt, juices, freshly brewed coffee, tea served daily along with daily newspapers and magazines.A savory evening buffet consists of a selection of dishes like soups, salads, vegetable crudities and selection of assorted sandwiches.A selection of coffee, tea, juices, cookies and fruits throughout the dayComplimentary wireless high speed Internet access ... more   less 
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