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Fretheim Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   PB 63, Flam 5742, Norway
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Ranked #3 of 5 Hotels in Flam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights. The staff members were friendly at reception. However, it took the wait staff ages to hand me a menu & take my lunch order. The hotel is conveniently located & has a nice exterior. However, my double room was below average for 4 star hotel. No toiletteries (seems to be the case in most... More

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Burnham-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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123 reviews 123 reviews
23 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

Wanted to stay here as it is a sort of icon in the tourist center of Norway. Great setting and ideal for walking around Flam. The reception was efficient and we soon had a nice room. Since we were touring in a campervan we needed the facilities after a spell on the road. Everything worked and we were comfortable. We... More

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

Despite being by the station dont get the impression it will be noisy. I dont think Flam could ever be accused of noisy! The rooms are fine esp if you get one facing the front or the station and the breakfast was very nice. I wouldnt recommend eating there at night if money is being stretched in Norway as there... More

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VA Beach
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71 reviews 71 reviews
17 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

We knew that this was supposed to be a special place and it was. Of course the setting by the fjord is woomderful but the building itself is a combination of the original structure and an addition. We were in the origiinal bulding which was very nice and a corner room didn't hurt. Neither did the fact that they give... More

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Sydney Australia
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110 reviews 110 reviews
51 hotel reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

Prior to coming to Flam we knew this hotel was long established and it is, but we were in a newly refurbished section which was very well presented. We had a balcony with a view of the comings and goings of the Flam railway and of the fjord. The hotel has a lovely restaurant which also has good fjord views,... More

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London
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

The hotel is in a prime location, right next to the harbour and Flam railway station. Our rooms were overlooking the fjord so the views were beautiful. My room in the new section was very small and basic, and slightly incongruous with the grand exterior and public areas of the hotel, it was like being in a halls of residence... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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65 reviews 65 reviews
15 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

it was just nice simple, nice and relax time staying in this hotel. yes it is full of group tour but it doesn't matter at all. i got a room in 4th floor which is i can see the awesome view for my window. It just simply nice. decoration also Ok. Love the bar, dinner and breakfast, over all meals... More

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yeovil
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55 reviews 55 reviews
47 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

This hotel was good but as i am a single traveler I had a room up in the rafters! It realy was high up. OK could see a lot and the bar was just bellow me. Noisy untill the folk went! My room had stupid low ceiling and the curtains were in front of the arm chairs. So there was... More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

By the time we arrived in Flam, we had been on the road for three weeks in Finland, Russia, Estonia and Norway, so we were bushed. How wonderful it was to check into our beautiful room that opened out onto the gardens and had two very nice beds and a big bathroom with all the amenities. I told our daughter... More

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Stavanger, Norway
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56 reviews 56 reviews
22 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

This hotel, at the end of a branch of the majestic Sognefjorden, is a lovely place for enjoying Norway's´beautiful nature and excellent cuisine. The steep mountain walls surrounding the hotel are climbing to about 1000m and they are truly stunning. Despite being an hotel with long and pride history, appears modern and well maintained. Old has been combined with new... More

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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*
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