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Kviknes Hotel

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Kviknevegen 8, Balestrand 6899, Norway
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Tampa, FL
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158 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The staff was attentive and pleasant. We stayed in a comfortable room, clean with a comfortable bed and shower. The resort grounds and the view surrounding this hotel is Great? The buffet style dinner and breakfast were excellent. The presentation, the choices,,,,all very appealing. The whole experience was very charming.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First, the positives: We were in the "modern" building and the views from all of our room balconies were breathtakingly beautiful - I suspect the way hotel buildings are situated, most if not all rooms have great views. The public areas in the "old" part of the hotel are full of character, and the vast dining room is spectacular, with... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

On our trip along the Sognefjord we stayed overnight at the Kvikness hotel in Balestrand and it was fabulous. Located in a small village along the Sognefjord in a Nutshell we spend a night here. There are two parts of the building and to get the best views and feeling one must ask for the old part of the hotel... More 

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Tallahassee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a beautiful property. You can just relax. Take time to get a glass of wine and sit on the balcony and watch the boats, look at the mountains or just read a book. We really enjoyed the interior design--it is worth going to the hotel even just to look at the artwork. Ask to stay in the historic part.... More 

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Maitland, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There aren't many choices in Balestrand, and the location is convenient, since the ferry the takes you along the Sognefjord stops docks right here (we had a rainy/foggy day, so we went to Bergen). But the hotel is really dated and the rooms show it. The dining room had a "Municipal" feel, and for the money we paid (for a... More 

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Theodorsk, Owner at Kviknes Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Julio H, Thank you for reviewing us and helping us improve. Glad to learn you appreciated our location, history and breakfast. Regarding your room I hope you contacted our reception if it was not as expected, so they could check if it was possible with a room change. We strive to maintain our history while modernising at the same... More 

Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good location and helpful efficient staff, lacking room safe and tea/ coffee making facilities though for such a rated hotel. More vegetarian options needed on the a la carte menu though, breakfast excellent.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in the old part of the hotel. This would not have ticked many of the boxes I usually look for but this place was so quirky, so interesting and in such a fantabulous location that none of the shortfalls mattered. If you ever have the opportunity to visit this part of Norway, do be sure to choose Kviknes... More 

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Theodorsk, Owner at Kviknes Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Steven P, Thank you very much for your kind and positive review. We are delighted to learn you enjoyed your stay, and would like to thank you for the praise of our kitchen and for recommending us to others. I hope we get the pleasure of welcoming you again to Balestrand and Kviknes Hotel. Best regards Theodor Kvikne 5th... More 

New Delhi, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

At one end of the Sogne fjord sits this heritage hotel that blends heritage and some history, with excellent service and good food! The staff is friendly and very efficient, and Balestrand itself is a haven of peace and quiet. Once there, our only regret was that we didn't plan for a longer stay!

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Probably one of the best hotels I have stayed in worldwide. Located in a beautiful setting on Norway's largest Fjord, the Sognefjord, we wished we could stay there longer. Our rooms were in the new part. Nothing great about them; reasonably sized, airy, clean, well furnished and with a good view. I believe the old part is the one to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel has a very nice location with views of the fjord. Rooms are very basic. Our room had a partial view of the fjord and full view of the parking lot. Our TV did not work and was falling off the wall upon arrival. We called for our TV to be fixed and the next day, a new one... More 

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