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Balestrand Hotel

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Kong Belesveg 41, Balestrand 6899, Norway
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Northern California
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124 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel has great views of the fjord from the balconies. The rooms are small but comfortable. Breakfast was good. When we got there the elevator was not working, so we had to walk up a couple of flights with our luggage. The owner did offer to help, but he was busy. When we expressed interest in the buffet at... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

We loved our 3 nights at the Balestrand Hotel! It's relatively small and very cozy. We had asked for a fjord-side room, and were so happy with it--a clean, comfortable, relatively large (for Norway!) room with nice art and a balcony, on which we sat and read and watched the water, a very soothing experience! The little town of Balestrand,... More 

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Chelsea, Michigan
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

This hotel is totally charming and comfortable and is located in the beautiful little town of Balestrand on the Geiranger Fjord. Our room was very comfortable and clean and it had a little balcony overlooking the fjord. It is a short walk to the town center. The hotel is on the edge of tiny Balestrand and I took a lovely... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

We loved our stay here. The staff was very helpful, location was great, breakfast was excellent. This is one of the few times I decided to pay extra for a view, and we were very glad we did. Our fjord-side room definitely made our visit complete - and we were especially surprised and pleased that we got to see the... More 

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Oslo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

The best place to stay in Balestrand. Rooms are clean, and the service is great. Location in the centre of town by The English Church. We liked that there were only 100 meters to the sea. The hotel must be from the 1960's, but our room seemed newly renovated.

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Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

We stayed for 3 nights and thoroughly enjoyed our time. We had a very comfortable room and although we didn't have a fjord view, it didn't matter because the guest lounge overlooks the fjord and you spend more time there than in your room. Unni-Marie and Eric were engaging, helpful and really made us feel at home. They helped us... More 

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Haifa, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

I stayed here 3 nights in late August. This is an old-fashioned hotel: regular keys (not key cards), the decor looks from the 70s or 80s, no TV, minibar or safe in the room, but it is clean, well maintained, and everything works. Also, this helps put you in a more laid-back and relaxed mind set. The hotel is family-owned... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

We couldn't imagine making a better choice in Balestrand. Exceptionally clean rooms that are comfortable, good-sized, with high-quality mattresses and adequate room amenities. Helpful owner-staff...pleasant and efficient...will pick up and drop off luggage to ferry dock. Nice breakfast spread...not elaborate but good variety and quality. Social first level with sofas, games, books, etc. You will relax here. As the hotel... More 

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Snohomish, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Perfect location in town from the ferry landing and most of the restaurants. Also close access to the amazing hiking trails. I was able to walk everywhere. The staff was very helpful in recommending places to see, and especially helpful in helping me make connections to express boat, even before I arrived in Norway!

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

We absolutely adored our stay at the Balestrand Hotel. The fjord-view rooms were a delight! We enjoyed sitting on the balcony at all times of day, but most especially during a surprise display of the Northern Lights. We started each morning with a great breakfast, and were in easy walking distance of everything we wanted to see in this small... More 

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