We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Brakanes Hotel

Promenade 1, 5730, Norway
Hotel amenities
Book on
TripAdvisor
in partnership with
Trusted partner. We work with getaroom to make your booking as easy as possible.
1 room 1 adult
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Check Availability
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Professional photos
Brakanes Hotel
View Map
Add Photo Write a Review

128 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

I stayed at this hotel when I was 12 years old and wanted to remember how it was. Most enjoyable. Well looked after by all the staff. Nice circular indoor swimming pool, tether with sauna. The garden, with views, is delightful.

Helpful?
Thank Rodgpeace
Exeter, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

It was very disappointing to find no pool,no sauna,no fitness rooms,no tennis courts etc.Our tour operator advertises several facilities at the Brakanes Hotel which they agree are not always available,adding that it is for me to request availability of these facilities to be a condition of booking!They describe rooms to be of a "decent" standard when they are worn out... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank B5371UEjohn
Level Contributor
16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

The hotel is placed in probably one of the most scenic villages in the world, and one can see that it once was a grand hotel. Sadly it isn't any more... The hotel needs a "freshening", especially the rooms. My room was worn down, too warm and the window only opened after a long struggle. The breakfast also was a... More 

Helpful?
Thank ssskauge
New Delhi, India
Level Contributor
48 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We got a tiny corner room with a small balcony. Apart from being in need of a revamp the facilities were cramped and very basic. From what our friends tell us, the other rooms were larger and better. The lounge areas and the sit-out is very good, and the food is good.

Helpful?
Thank dillivala
Tampa, FL
Level Contributor
183 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

The hotel enjoys a unique setting in Ulvik by the beautiful Hardanger Fjord, surrounded by mountains, orchards, the sparkling sea and an equally sparkling cultural landscape. Extremely quite, except for the seagulls. This was a grand hotel back in their days. Our room furniture was from the 50's or so, but it was well kept and functional. The food was... More 

Helpful?
Thank Alex F
Oslo, Norway
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

You can tell this was once a grand hotel, but it now has a rather worn feeling. The spa/fitness area was not available, the tennis court was closed, and had not been maintained in years, even though they still promote it on the website. There were (much needed) work going on, while caused disturbing noise in our room, and destroyed... More 

Helpful?
Thank gary174
Saint Louis, Missouri
Level Contributor
276 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We stayed here two nights. Our room faced the fjord and the views were stunning. In the early morning the wind was quite calm & the reflections of the snow-capped mountains and family farms on the water were very picturesque. Our room was quiet and comfortable though not overly spacious, but we enjoyed the small outdoor veranda very much. The... More 

Helpful?
Thank JimSTL1021
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Level Contributor
14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

The hotel has a perfect location.It is located on a lake with the view of the snow capped mountains.if you are lucky choose a room with the view.Our room was very comfortable and the bed spreads give a very rich look to the room I could spend endless hours sitting in the lawn and keep looking at the serene view.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Nagaraja G
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

If I'm in Norway again, I'd love to go back to Brakanes Hotel for a few days. I started my journey from Oslo and reached Ulvik in approximately four and a half hours. The journey is absolutely breathtaking and so is the destination. The lobby and restaurant are very well maintained. The rooms require some work though. Other than the... More 

Helpful?
Thank Zedie12
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

Arriving on a rainy day the receptionist was extremely welcoming and immediately provided staff and information to make my 3 day stay at the Brakanes comfortable, informative and pleasurable. As I had arrived quite late in the day I was given the option to book a table for evening dinner either in the main restaurant or semi al fresco. The... More 

Helpful?
Thank jeremyg158
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

103 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (93)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (18)
Viewed
Room/suite (10)
Viewed
Bathroom (5)
Viewed
View from room (12)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Other (45)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (10)
Viewed
Room/suite (2)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (7)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Ulvik Municipality
18.8 mi away
Hotel Ullensvang
Hotel Ullensvang
#1 of 1 in Lofthus
4.5 of 5 stars 368 reviews
0.5 mi away
Strand Fjordhotel
Strand Fjordhotel
#2 of 2 in Ulvik
4.0 of 5 stars 36 reviews
0.3 mi away
Ulvik Fjord Hotel & Pensjonat
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
8.9 mi away
Eidfjord Fjell & Fjord Hotel
Eidfjord Fjell & Fjord Hotel
#1 of 3 in Eidfjord Municipality
4.0 of 5 stars 77 reviews
14.1 mi away
Utne Hotel
Utne Hotel
#1 of 1 in Utne
4.5 of 5 stars 81 reviews
17.7 mi away
Fleischer's Hotel
Fleischer's Hotel
#2 of 7 in Voss Municipality
3.5 of 5 stars 263 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay