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E16, 5743 Aurland, 5745, Norway
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was just my cup of tea. I didn't know exactly what to expect because the photos and write-ups didn't make it completely clear. But what we got exceeded my expectations. The fact that the weather was just perfect may have helped with my experience but this place would be lovely at just about any time, I think. And... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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115 reviews 115 reviews
38 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We stayed at this lovely little place for 2 nights. On arrival we were told that there had been an over booking and we could not get our family room. However, they gave us a cabin instead. This was at no extra cost to us, so we were very happy! The cabin was directly in front of the ferry wharf.... More

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Poland Springs, Maine
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Stayed here for 3 nights in the hotel in a family room which was very clean. Every window had a view of the beautiful fjord and beautiful mountains rising up from there. There were even waterfalls cascading down the mountainside. Just steps away to catch the ferry, and a few more steps in the other direction was the information center... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

We spent two nights in this idyllic hotel and much enjoyed our stay. The hotel is a ten minute drive/ fifteen minute ferry from Flam. A very peaceful location, away from the cruise ship crowds in flam, looking over the fjord. However, the downside of this is that it can be hard to get to as the bus and ferry... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

My family and I (2 adults, 2 children) booked a triple room for a night's stay at Vangsgaarden Gjestgiveri. We took a 15-minute ferry from Flamsbana Railway Station and hopped off at Aurland jetty. The hotel is just a few steps away from the jetty, very convenient for us to catch another ferry the next day. Upon arrival, we were... More

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Boca Raton, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We stayed there for one night, the view from the cabin was amazing!!!! Very quiet and cozy! The only two problems are the WiFi doesn't reach the cabin and without any warning we get to the cabin to read a sign that they expect you to clean the cabin, even wash the bathroom. Also, we almost missed breakfast because they... More

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Bozeman, Montana
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We stayed 2 nights at this property, with 5 of us in a cabin and one in a room in the hotel. The cabins on the fjord are incredible in you want a view and enjoy watching the ferries come and go. Do not expect much privacy or quiet. There are six basic cabins, with a double room overlooking the... More

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New Jersey, USA
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249 reviews 249 reviews
121 hotel reviews
204 helpful votes 204 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

In short: there are nicer inns on fjords in Norway for the price. This inn is indeed right on the fjord, though our view was of the parking lot, and then the fjord. There are two buildings, one right on the fjord and one on the parking lot. The lobby and the living room of the inn are charmingly furnished.... More

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Bergen, Norway
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80 reviews 80 reviews
24 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Old and small rooms, but very cozy. Breakfast was ok, but space was a bit tight with a full hotel. Nice view of the Aurlandsfjord, and a very calm setting. Did like the bar, with local brew from the Ægir brewery.

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Kolbotn, Norway
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

A charming and peaceful guest house in an "old modern" setting. Aurland is a rare and beautiful village with much scenery to offer. The mountain road behind the village, with the vantage point, is a must. The guest farm's separate breakfast house is priceless. Order now !

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Address: E16, 5743 Aurland, 5745, Norway
Location: Norway > Western Norway > Sogn og Fjordane > Aurland Municipality
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Vangsgaarden Hotel Aurland Municipality
Vangsgaarden Western Fjords
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