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Smarthotel Forus

3.0 of 5 Luramyrveien 12, Sandnes 4313, Norway
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Potton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Basic room, but it had all we needed. Comfortable bed. Good value. Easy check in. Great, no hassle hotel. Would certainly go back again. Really close to a large shopping centre with a couple of restaurants.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Me and my fiancé were looking for a budget hotel, and this is the cheapest we found. We got a nice and clean room/bathroom. There's a shopping center right in front of the hotel. So if you want to eat, you just need to go for 2 minutes, and you'll find Mexican, Italian etc. restaurants.

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Ok, so Norway is expensive, this will all know! It's a little out if the way in terms of location and although they do have a shuttle service, it doesn't run in the evenings so a cab from Solo Stavanger will cost you around 380NOK (around £38) its shouldn't take more than 10-15 minutes to get there, but if you're... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This hotel is designed for travellers who need a budget overnight stay. Keep in mind that in Norway budget is under $200. Stayed there this week and the price paid was $155, it is an expensive closet but you are in Norway. It is clean and very cramped. In fact you get into the bed from the bottom as there... More 

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Surrey
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35 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

For a short stay when you just need a place to sleep this is about the best value you can find in a hotel chain in most parts of Norway. Situated in business area with minimal facilities (apart from 24 hour coffee and snacks) it is good for business travelers arriving late and leaving early. It has everything you need,... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

I thought I got a bargain here but think I just got my money's worth. Over my stay all I saw was one helpful member of staff in this clean, minimalistic hotel. Scuffed and worn ikea furnishings in a cramped room pushed my questions as to what they considered a "double" to be and most of my time was taken... More 

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Perth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

This is more of a business stay hotel or if you have friends in the local area. It is right next to a big shopping centre and plenty of busses. The buffet breakfast is awesome! probably the highlight :) and access to tea/coffee and snacks all night long. Very small rooms, we only stayed 2 nights which was fine and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

Did I mention small? The rooms are tiny. Fine to stay for a night but I don't know about any longer. It lends itself to all sorts of jokes, like the bathroom is do small you can perform all your ablutions without moving, or you have to get dressed in the corridor because there's no space in the room. However... More 

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Oslo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013 via mobile

If you want to experience Stavanger nightlife and have a spacious room with all amenities you shouldn't stay here. But if you're looking for reasonable accommodation near most businesses located at Forus in Stavanger you're at the right place. It's clean, but with very small rooms. Rates are about half of what you can expect at nearby hotels (like Scandic... More 

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Lofthus, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

Do you need a cheap place to stay near the Sola airport and shopping center, -I recommend Smarthotel Forus! The double room was small, but clean and VERY quiet, the breakfast nothing to write home about, the staff was nice and friendly. Combined with the low price included free parking: excellent!

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Address: Luramyrveien 12, Sandnes 4313, Norway
Location: Norway > Western Norway > Rogaland > Stavanger Municipality > Sandnes
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Smarthotel Forus 3*
Number of rooms: 154
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