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Fretheim Hotel

3.5 of 5 PB 63, Flam 5742, Norway
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Fontainebleau, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

There aren't many accommodation options in the area, so this hotel has few competitors. The rooms are a little old-style, but the location is amazing and nothing beats the view of the Fjord from the lobby or from the dining room. The restaurant is pretty expensive so if you have other options - consider them seriously...

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Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Since we were not on a fixed itinerary we had not made reservations ahead of time, but we were warmly welcomed when we arrived at the reception and with a quick swipe of the credit card we had our key in hand. The room was large and comfortable, and had a balocny with a pretty view of the harbour. The... More

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Calgary, Canada
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28 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

We had a great stay at this historic hotel located only a few meters from the train station but I'll start by mentioning the exceptional level of hospitality we received: We needed to take our child to see a doctor (the nearest clinic is 9km away in Aurland) so Alex at reception not only made the appointment but also arranged... More

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Seattle, WA
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26 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

My husband and I stayed two nights at the Fretheim Hotel. The location cannot be beat. Flam is a beautiful, but tiny town, nestled between the mountains and along the fjord. Room The room was great. After walking miles and miles each day of our trip, the bathtub was so amazing for soaking weary legs and feet. It was nice... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Our tour had booked us into the Fretheim at Flam. Flam doesnt have too many hotels (it actually doesnt have too many of anything - people, shops, noise, houses!) - the Fretheim is rated to be the best there. We stayed here only for a night, but hoped we could have stayed longer. Flam, though now world-famous as a top... More

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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

This hotel is very nice. I loved the little alcove in my room and it looked right out onto Flam and the scenery. The hotel is right by the railway and and there are lots of little shops handy for souvenirs.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

Flam is one of the most beautiful places I have ever been to. Very calm, silent, romantic. It has got serene beauty. This hotel is also a wonderful place to stay there. Very clean, nice and friendly staff, good breakfast. Beautiful collection of flowers in the garden. They have bicycles to go for a ride. Small but cute rooms facing... More

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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

Why do hotels offer top floors, bay windows and then don't give you the best view? Using temporary staff results in less than optimum service or a big ignore in the bar. Great setting but rooms can be better.

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Fairfax Station, Virginia
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28 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

Great location and wonderful views of the fjord. The hotel has a very welcoming lawn with chairs. The lobby is cozy and comfortable with the fireplace. The rooms were great with good views. The WIFI in the room was not working the first day but was the second day.The breakfast buffet offered many choices and the brown goat cheese made... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

We stayed here for two nights in June. Great room--large and comfortable.Excellent bed. Wonderful food--buffet style with lots of choices. We would stay here again should we return to Flåm. Only problem was no WIFI in the room. We needed to go to a special spot in the lobby to get on the Internet and check our email.

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Address: PB 63, Flam 5742, Norway
Location: Norway > Western Norway > Sogn og Fjordane > Aurland Municipality > Flam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Fretheim Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 118
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