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Kviknes Hotel

4.0 of 5 Kviknevegen 8, Balestrand 6899, Norway
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Newcastle, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed with my 2 kids here with our tour group.This is a beautiful,historic hotel situated along at good spot of fjord in Balestrand.The public facilities and restaurant are well-kept nicely.The food and service of restaurant were just excellent! Room is bit older but very quiet and clean.We got great view to overlook the water from our balcony.This is an... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My two sisters and I had the pleasure of staying in this gorgeous historic hotel in Balestrand, Norway, and had a wonderful experience. Be sure to ask to stay in the old section and request a room with a fjord view, if possible, as it is beautiful. As an older hotel, it has its quirks, but they are fun in... More

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Sydney
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We stayed for one night in this hotel. As we were on a short self guided tour our room was situated in the large block at the rear of the hotel an not in the traditional older section. The room was small with a comfortable bed and quite acceptable for one night.There were no bathroom products, so be aware that... More

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TheodorKvikne, 5th generation Kvikne at Kviknes Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Madam or Sir, Thank you very much for sharing your experience from our hotel. We are really glad to learn that our staff were appriciated, and we hope you enjoyed your stay! We are also glad you enjoyed our restaurant even though the price level was not as expected. Our kitchen strives to serve memorable food experiences with local... More

Green Bay, Wisconsin
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I was in love before we ever got off the ferry! Beautiful historic structure in a fairy tale setting. I had mixed emotions upon learning we were in the addition, but the room was comfortable, the bathroom was modern, and the views from our 8th floor balcony were terrific. My husband saw a posted warning to guests about smoking in... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

My wife and I spent 2 nights in this hotel. The hotel is situated on a sort of peninsula, in a small village called Balestrand, on the banks of Sognefjord. [the largest fjord in Norway] The hotel is divided into the historic building and a modern wing; Our suite was in the historic building. Our feeling was like royalty from... More

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Kendall, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Very picturesque location. Spacious room, modern, clean, comfortable. Bathroom a good size and well appointed. Comfortable bed. Lovely view. Very friendly staff. Excellent breakfast. A la carte dinner menu a little limited. Would have liked to have stayed longer than the one night we had there. Highly recommend. Don't pass this one by!

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Forde, Norway
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Its easy to tell that history sits deep in these walls. The old part feels like you just wandered into the national gallery`s little brother. Situated beautifully on the northern shore of the Sognefjord, the Kviknes hotel offers a spectacular view to the dramatic and ever-changing fjord landscape. I had a room in the new part unfortunately, but the experience... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This is a spectacular, old and historic hotel in an idyllic setting along the fjord in Balestrand. The public spaces, including the breakfast room/dining room were grand and stately and well-kept. My room, in the historic wing, was spacious with a large balcony overlooking the water. But besides hearing the creaky floorboards, I think I heard noises from each room... More

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We had booked a 'double room with view in the modern building'. It had a nice view over the fjord and the town but the room had very dated 1960/1970 décor and more importantly from our point of view the balcony was tatty and unappealing with peeling paint. Fortunately, as the hotel was not full, we were able to upgrade... More

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maine
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117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Although some might fault it for the fact it's an older hotel, we loved it precisely for that reason. You could feel history in its beautiful rooms and verandas. We spent two weeks touring Norway and although we stayed in some really trendy places, the Kviknes ended up being our favorite hotel for the entire trip, thanks to its sense... More

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Address: Kviknevegen 8, Balestrand 6899, Norway
Location: Norway > Western Norway > Sogn og Fjordane > Balestrand
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Kviknes Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 200
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