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Vangsgaarden

E16, 5743 Aurland, 5745, Norway
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Rhode-Saint-Genese, Belgium
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We found Vangsgaarden Gjestgiveri by chance, as no bookings were left in Flam, being on trip with Fjordtours.com ("Norway in a nutshell") A very nice family hotel, well furnished, with restaurant, where you will feel comfortable at home, in an outstanding and easy location. (on the edge of the fjord, only 1min. from the port, 5min. walking from a small... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

Very relaxed place and a perfect spot for exploring the surrounding area. The room was spacious and the furniture rather new - we particularly liked the fresh wooden smell. The guesthouse, which is family run, is surrounded by a cute garden, a nice bar/restaurant with a terrace overlooking the fjord (plan your meal for sunset time for a spectacular experience)... More 

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Coimbra
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I stayed here for one night on my way to the Gudvangen-Kaupangen ferry. The hotel is nice, the village is lovely, with great views. The local pub/restaurant serves affordable and good food. The main problem with the room is that the beds are really not comfortable at all, and it is not possible to get a good night sleep.

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Last minute arrival at this hotel and could not have received a lovelier reception. Astrid is wonderful and even made sure we could order some food as the kitchen at the local pub was closing. Forever grateful. Thank you!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Away from the tourist mad but better known Flam in the heart of the Western Norway Fjords lies this little gem. Right by crystal clear waters of the Aurlandsfjord, Vangsgaarden is a small family run guest house with lots of history. Immaculate and charming. Very friendly hosts& a great restaurant attached. Highly recommended. We had great weather too...what more could... More 

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Frillesas, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We rented a cabin for two nights at Vangsgaarden. Beautiful location, cabins are literally on the water and the view was magnificent. Clean, comfortable, had the basics for preparing simple meals (we brought our own food). There was a coffee maker and an electric kettle as well. One bedroom with two single beds, one loft (VERY low ceiling and steep... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Charming hotel/guesthouse with simple rooms , some offering great views on the fjord. The breakfast has all what you need and the cafe serves delicious fishes. It is very close to Flåm but signifucantly less crowded. Really perfect for a 2-3 nights stop on your fjord tour.

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Pennsylvania
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

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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39 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 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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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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Address: E16, 5743 Aurland, 5745, Norway
Location: Norway > Western Norway > Sogn og Fjordane > Aurland Municipality
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 22
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Vangsgaarden Hotel Aurland Municipality
Vangsgaarden Western Fjords
Vangsgaarden Norway

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