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First Hotel Solborg

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Neseveien 1, Mandal 4514 , Norway
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Naples, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

An excellent place to stay. Staff very friendly and helpful. All speak English. Parking available on site, very important as parking on town very limited. Within walking distance of shops, restaurants and beach. Rooms are clean but in need of refurbishing.

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Oslo, Norway
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

First of all, the staff are friendly, efficient and overall just great! They do everything to take good care of you. The rooms on the other hand needs an upgrade, the bathroom most of them all. Since this is the only option in Mandal that is close to the center it really deserves a makeover. The fitness room also needs... More

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Arendal, Norway
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

My boyfriend and I spent two nights here in may. The hotel was close to empty, and so we experienced no queues anywhere. Especially it was nice to have the pool all by myself in the morning. However, the hotel is not great in any way, just ok. The room we had was big, the bed was nice, and the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

This is a old, dark and shabby hotel, and not in the good sense. We had a huge, spacious room, but the bathroom is very old and not refreshed since most likely mid-80s, if not even earlier than that. The double bed was comfy, the shower ok and the sleep quality so-so. For the high price, this is not worth... More

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Tornby, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

I spent a couple of nights at this hotel, and it was somewhat a mixed experience, like some of the other reviewers had written. The reception was friendly and very efficient. The hotel seemed clean. I had a large rather modern room (with a comfortable bed) with a small balcony, but my bathroom was really retro - or dated... One... More

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Northumberland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

Stayed here on business for 3 nights and as other reviewers have said the rooms are a little dated - however everything is nipping clean, comfy bed and nice ensuite with powerful shower - love the retro tap & mixer! yes dated but it all works! Good breakfast but the hotel didn't have lunch/dinner facility - ask at reception and... More

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Aberdeen
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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2011

This hotel is well past it's best (I believe the owners are going to build a new hotel hence the lack of investment). The hotel is clean and the rooms were spacious and all the essentials were there. The bed was comfortable and the shower very good. However the furniture and fittings are all dated and past their best. I... More

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Mandal, Norway
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27 reviews 27 reviews
26 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2011

Ok, i just had to, i live in Mandal, and this hotel is just terrible, I hoped thast i could say something else, but the hotel has note been upgraded since the late 70's, so you see, we really need a new hotel in Mandal. But if you want to visit our beattiful city, then all i can say you... More

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Kristiansand, Norway
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78 reviews 78 reviews
37 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2011

This place is ready for a real renovation! Hard to sleep, to much noise outside the door (staff?) housekeeper employed locked herself in without knocking and I stood ther naked!

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Seattle, WA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2011

I suspect this is the largest hotel in Mandal. It is well maintained but the buidling and rooms are showing their age. The staff is very pleasant and helpful. There is a nice free breakfast on offer. But the rooms I saw look to have been last updated in the 80's so they look a little worn. They were clean.... More

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Address: Neseveien 1, Mandal 4514 , Norway
Location: Norway > Southern Norway > Vest-Agder > Mandal Municipality > Mandal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — First Hotel Solborg 3*
Number of rooms: 66
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