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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

QLocated just a few minutes walk from the central / harbour area of Stavanger, and with free parking provided in their garage (subject to availability), we couldn't have been more happy with this lovely retreat. This huge old house has a lovely warm feeling to it, with old world furnishings, wood panelling, and some really nice decorative pieces from Paul... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

Where to begin? Our flight was delayed so we arrived around 1.45am. Wenche, who runs Darby's Inn with her husband Paul, very kindly stayed up for us and we were warmly welcomed. This friendly style of going beyond what might be expected of b&b hosts continued throughout our stay. Both Wenche and Paul are naturals! Wonderful house, super clean and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

We had a perfect two night stay at Darby's Inn in June. Paul and Wenche were very welcoming and interested in helping us make the most of our visit to Stavanger. Their hospitality is as warm as it is professional. They provided great restaurant recommendations, gave easy to understand directions for walking to various places, printed public transport timetables for... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Darby's Inn was the perfect place for us to stay while we visited Stavanger - it's a convenient location in a beautiful neighborhood. The house is gorgeous - the rooms are beautifully decorated and comfortable for relaxing. The room we stayed in was very comfortable; the linens were so soft and the bed was fantastic. Wenche was a gracious host.... More 

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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

I can not say enough about this lovely B & B and the host and hostess. My friend and I were in Stavanger May 5 & 6, 2016 for a-ha concerts. We found this lovely place and stayed the 5th and so glad we did. The location is great, near bus stop and other sites. The rooms are exquisite, the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

My mother and I had a lovely stay at this charming inn. The owners are warm and were very welcoming and went out of their way to help us with things like reservations and directions and parking our car. The rooms were very comfortable and spacious - we even had a balcony! There is also a place to make tea.... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

Stavanger is a very expensive place to stay during the week, and after having stayed in the expensive hotels in the city centre, I decided to look for something else this time around. After having read the very good reviews for Darby's Inn, I decided to give it a go, I did not regret it! It's absolutely perfect, with wonderful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

We arrived to Darby´s Inn by car and was immediately welcomed and offered to use the house garage, they even moved there own car to make room! We got a quick tour of the unique house and got the keys to our cosy room. The hosts are very polite and nice and with the help of them we could easily... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

We were thrilled with our stay at Darby's.. We had been staying at somewhat minimalist hotels in other parts of Norway. This is so beautiful and the Darby's are so friendly and welcoming you do feel in your own home away from home. Not only is the whole place beautiful, but the rooms are good sized. We also enjoyed being... More 

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wenche1, Owner at Darby's Inn, responded to this review

Dear Profs, Thank you so much for your very kind and generous review. It was an absolute joy having you here and I am absolutely delighted that you have taken the time to give us such a positive review! However, I just need to make one tiny little correction for future readers/travelers. Our guestrooms are located on the 1st floor.... More 

Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016 via mobile

Our second visit here and it was again fabulous. Great location, comfortable and immaculate accommodation. The house is historical and so beautiful. Delicious breakfast and such friendly hosts. We will be back. Stavanger has so much to offer, lovely restaurants and an easy trip by car to view the fjord.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Treat yourself, as our guest in this unique and historic home, designed by one of Stavanger’s most famous architects, Hartvig Sverdrup Eckhoff. Soak up a 120 years of history, as you sit back and enjoy this breathtaking house and its many features. After extensive restoration works, we are now proud to present, our four extraordinary double guest rooms with modern en-suite bathrooms. Two of the rooms have direct access, and use of a balcony, and all four rooms have easy access and use of the garden. The house is set in one of Stavanger’s most sought after residential areas, only a 5 minutes stroll from the city centre, yet, this beautiful tree lined road, offers calm and tranquillity to the discerning traveller. Museums, restaurants and shops are within easy walking distance, and the Airport Bus Service, only a few hundred meters away. Come and join us, as our guest, for a unique and special experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Darby's Inn

Address: Oscars gate 18, Stavanger 4008, Norway
Location: Norway > Western Norway > Rogaland > Stavanger Municipality > Stavanger
Price Range: $143 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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