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Brakanes Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Promenade 1, 5731, Norway
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

(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 5 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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

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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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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48 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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London, England
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51 reviews 51 reviews
33 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Great place! Loved the food. The service was GREAT in the restaurant, and above average at the front desk. Polite and smiling staff. Our room was worn down, but had new furniture and was really clean. I'd love to come back next summer!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We were not with a bus tour or a cruise ship. We were individual travelers who needed and reserved three rooms. At check-in, they told us they upgraded us to "a room with a view." What a view it was! Out of our balcony, we saw fjords for three days. The receptionist were friendly; although they had little knowledge about... 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*
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Rica Brakanes Ulvik
Brakanes Hotel Norway

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Brakanes Hotel in Ulvik, Hardanger, is the ideal choice not only for holidays and breaks, but also for conferences, functions and parties. In addition to our well-appointed guest rooms and comfortable, welcoming reception rooms, we also have a separate conference centre for up to 500 people. The hotel enjoys a unique setting in Ulvik by the beautiful Hardangerfjord, surrounded by mountains, orchards, the sparkling sea and an equally sparkling cultural landscape. A fantastic range of activities is also available throughout the year for both groups and individuals. ... more   less 
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