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Brakanes Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Promenade 1, 5731, Norway
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
AlbertfromDorset Dorchester, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
22 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel has a splendid outlook and position, though rather remote, but it was simpler and smaller than others we visited this year. The dining room was very crowded and the food less varied. Indeed, some seemed to be tinned or frozen! And as with other hotels in Norway there were crowds of noisy Asians with voracious appetites. The room... More

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Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just returned from a 2 week holiday staying at the Brakanes Hotel. We did have reservations before we left having read the reviews, however we had a brilliant stay. The hotel allocated us two rooms with a fjord view and balcony with adjoining doors which were the largest rooms they had and just what we wanted. The bathrooms... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

(1) No plug for bath sink; (2) no bath mat; (3) no rails to hold onto when getting out of tub/shower; (4) only 3 hangers in closet AND no where to put other clothing items except on tops of 2 small desks; (4) no place to put suitcase except on floor. Other guests complained of the same oversights as mentioned... More

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Devon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Although we had a long transfer from the airport we had a thoroughly relaxing time at the hotel. We had a huge family room with a large balcony overlooking the Fjord. The bathroom was a good size with a bath and shower. Although the room could do with a little TLC it was still very clean and comfortable. The food... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Located in one of the most wonderful places in Norway. But the hotel has not upgraded resently and the standard is not what it used to be. Same for food, just average and You miss the small surprising and good food.

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Oslo
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This could have been a fantastic experience taken the loacttion and fantastic view in consideration, but the missing quality of the rooms and interiour makes it a sad experience. It is hard to understand why the owner, Rica does not put any effeort into upgrading this hotel. Takeing the pricing into count, both in regards of romms and meals, and... More

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Reno, Nevada
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22 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Located right at the end of Hardangerfjord, the Brakanes is a hotel in need of a little restoration. The rooms are very nice but are "showing their age". It is like the hotel knows it has an amazing location, so does not seem to want to put the effort forward to improve the interior. The exterior, with the grounds facing... More

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Windsor, CT
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90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Charming rooms, lobby, and grounds. Nice town to walk in. If you plan to take a bath bring your own soap. They switched to soap gel and located it for people who shower and the front desk does not keep bars of soap. They do cater to touring groups.

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Please, this hotel is not representative of the cuisine and hospitality that Norway has to offer. Yes it is situated in a wonderful spot, but the owners seem more committed to making money than offering hospitality. It caters to tour buses. Do not get the highly overpriced dinner buffet. I would suggest ordering off the menu instead. There are many... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We spent two nights at Brakanes and were lucky enough to enjoy wonderful warm clear days which made for a very enjoyable stay. The hotel has a wonderful location, right on the edge of a fjord in a relaxed picturesque village, with beautiful views all around, so it is a case of mixed emotions when you walk-in to your fjord... More

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Address: Promenade 1, 5731, Norway
Location: Norway > Western Norway > Hordaland > Hardanger > Ulvik Municipality
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Brakanes Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 143
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Rica Brakanes Ulvik
Brakanes Hotel Norway

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