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Vangsgaarden

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Nedstagata 1, 5745, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in a cottage directly ON the fjord. You could literally jump into the water from the window. The views were out of this world! The cottage has heated floors and was perfect for three. It would be hard for anyone taller than 5'5" to fit in the attic room, though. There is a small grocery store nearby and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

All travellers have things that they like/don't like; need/don't need. We were a group of 4, with a car, not looking to spend the earth on accommodations or food. This place has regular rooms, but also larger self catering cabins, which suited us just fine. Each couple had a private bedroom/sleep area (up top was more a lift), sharing a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

This is a well-located straightforward family-run hotel in Aurland, steps away from the ferry dock. The hotel and its twenty or thirty rooms are quiet and comfortable with basic amenities. Our room was clean and orderly, with adequate bedding and towels. The bathroom had a stall shower, heater and liquid soap dispenser, plastic cups. There is no water kettle or... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

The hotel is situated by the fjord in a nice and cosy building. Nearest restaurant is next door, and they serve ordinary food. Not a superb experience,but okay. Too bad they do not serve dinner in the breakfast facilities which is a real nice place. Small rooms with nice interior. Not thrilled by the service. When checking out we had... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

This place is very basic. The only good thing about this place is the location near water. The room was very basic although clean. The food in the guesthouse restaurant was the worst food I had on my trip in Norway. The breakfast offered a very poor choice of food from the economy range. The local area is being advertised... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

Stayed for one night in one of the cottages here as part of a road trip around Norway. The accommodation was comfortable but very simple. The standard rate didn't include breakfast or linen and you're required to clean before you leave. Nothing further is provided but there is a ship very nearby which sells most things that you might need... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

We recently stayed at the Vangsgaarden and it was perfect for what we were looking for! Quiet, remote, and outside of Flam. We stayed in the Cottage which was perfect! Great views, big windows to open up, simple and good. Beds were comfy, room was clean etc. Bikes were there to use, kayaks are 1 minute walking to rent. There... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We arrived quite late after a long day of driving. We were advised that the restaurant closed at 10 so we went straight there & ordered our food. Dinner was good. The room itself was nice. Only disappointment was we had asked for breakfast at 7:30am so we could make an early start & the message was not passed on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

As well documented by other reviewers, this is a worthy alternative to the tour buses and cruise ship hordes in Flam. As has also been noted, guests would benefit if the curtains were thicker to block out the late-night light in summer, but we still had no trouble sleeping quite soundly. But that's about the only complaint I can think... More 

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Milan, Italy
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16 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Vangsgaarden Gjestgiveri is located on the Aurland fjord, directly on the water, in a very quiet and pleasant area. The view on the fjord is beautiful. The main building is a pretty wooden house from the 1700. The room we got on the ground floor had a rather small bedroom area but also a sitting room area that, on the... More 

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