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Kviknes Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Kviknevegen 8, Balestrand 6899, Norway
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Ranked #2 of 4 hotels in Balestrand
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After seeing pictures of Kviknes Hotel and hearing about the beauty of Balestrand, I was really excited to stay here. We were willing to pay the premium for staying at this historic hotel. Like many have pointed out, what I did not realize was that the beautiful front of the hotel that sits on the fjord, is the smaller, historic... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a hotel of 2 parts. The old part which is the bit you hear about which has interesting features, fantastic views and is old! The other part is like a 1960's prison block built in the car park. Having said that, our room (460) was located in the prison block and was not too bad a room. The... More

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38 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed here for just one night a few weeks ago. Had a room in the heritage part of the hotel, on the second floor, overlooking the fjord. Absolutely gorgeous views. Rooms in this older part of the hotel are slightly more expensive than those in the newer wing behind, but in my opinion definitely worth it! It has that really... More

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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I could easily have given this hotel 5, but I think perhaps it just misses it. Positives: if you are going to come here, and can therefore at least almost afford Norwegian prices, make sure you pay extra for a balcony in the old hotel. We did, and it was worth every penny to be able to sit overlooking the... More

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13 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently stayed at the Kviknes Hotel. When we pulled into the parking lot I was taken aback by how bad the newer extension looked. Luckily we had done some research, and took the advice of previous Trip Advisor reviews and booked in the older building, with a balcony water side. Our room was 128 and we had a very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at the Kvikness Hotel on a spectacular afternoon. Followed the advice of other reviewers and splurged for a room in the historic part of hotel with balcony. Yes, it's expensive, but this was a lifetime destination and it's worth it. I loved sitting on the balcony. The room itself is a bit small and nothing special, but that... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Most rooms are in the 1960's block and are adequate but not luxurious. For instance the only toileteries are one liquid soap dispenser near the hand basin and one over the bath, the make was the same as in a public toilet. There was no bath mat even though if the floor got wet it was slippery. There was a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking at his hotel from the water, and it is right on the water, it is magnificent!!! I loved staying here. The view from our balcony was magnificent!! Probably the best I've ever experienced. The staff was also wonderful. The first floor was beautiful, room after beautiful room. But be careful what room you book. Many of the rooms are... More

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12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights during our Norway in a nutshell tour. As many people here have written, Balestrand is gorgeous and the hotel offers fantastic views, especially from the dining room. The view from our terrace was spectacular. Staff was very friendly and helpful. However it was very expensive for the quality that you receive. We stayed in... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arriving at Balestrand we were rather thrown by the awful 1960s concrete extension to the hotel and more thrown to discover that we were in it though, as we later decided, one advantage of being in it was not having to look at it!! We'd paid extra for a fjord view and could indeed see the fjord from our top... 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*
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