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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016

We stayed overnight on our way back to Denmark. Already when stepping out of our car, the camera was in use. It’s an amazing old Norwegian style hotel where everything, down to the smallest nail in the wall, is kept in original style. We arrived Sunday and sadly, we didn’t know that the kitchen closed at 6:00 pm. However, the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

We had a few days at this charming hotel, it felt like a trip back in time. We loved the surprising details, and style from the 19th century. A real Norwegian breakfast served in a calm atmosphere, with small story's of the history of the hotel by the owners, gave such a good calm start. You could of course have... More 

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Stavanger, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

From the moment we sat foot in the doors of this hotel, we knew we were going to get a different experience. One of the hotel owners Mr Bent himself, shook hands with us and wished us warmly velcome. We were introduced to Celine who had made clear our room, and Jenny stylishly attired in 1800 century maid uniform. For... More 

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Stavanger
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

This is a gem that should get a lot of credit for inviting customers back in time, in furniture, decor, signposts and service. This was a very pleasant stay indeed and very unusual - definitely one of a kind. If you can't stay the night, be sure to visit the cafe which is more like a restaurant really. At least... More 

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Hamar, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Small and nostalgic, carefully refurbished old hotel. It's like travelling back in time, so be prepared for simple standard. Nevertheless, highly recommended, mainly because of the authentic style and the friendly owners. The hotel is their passion, and they are eager to make your stay a good memory. I recommend fried salmon or fish soup for dinner. Big portions and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

This place is what I would call very cozy. We stayed for only one night, so sharing a bath with others was not a problem. For a longer stay, I would chose a room with private bath. The staff was friendly, the food was ok, and the vicinity to the road didn't bother me. The walls are very thin, so... More 

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Santa Cruz, Bolivia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

Thank you for a great experience, beautiful place, the staff were really friendly and the food was amazing. If you are passing by or are thinking to spend some days in the region I would highly recommend it. The decoration is nice and the rooms are simple but enough. Our room didn't have a private bathroom but the bathroom was... More 

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Sandnes, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

This "hidden 5-star" hotel in Lyngdal, Southern Norway, is packed with antiques, old tools and travel bags being used 100 years ago. All displayed and available for a closer look and to be touched. With the photos from first half of the 1900, the place gives the visitors a feeling of entering into, and becoming a part of a historic... More 

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Kristiansand, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

17 friends invaded all rooms for a week end in August. Our stay was thoroughly planned in advance together with the hotel management, and all our expectations were satisfied. We all enjoyed a friendly, humorous and personal treatment, as well as delicious food from local ingredients, with a Danish touch. The facilities of the rooms are quite modest, but what... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

This is a small late 1900 century very much original hotel. 10 rooms with only two en suite. The area is not good for much less than recreation , hiking and fishing, but the hotel itself is well worth the detour. The restaurant serves very good food and. You will not get many other places that takes you back in... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Paulsens Hotell & CafeBrødrene Hans og Torje Jørgensen Håland bygget i 1994 herreskabshuset som senere skulde blive gjæstgiveri, så hotell i Lyngdal.Torje blev gift med enke frue Malla som kom til huset med sin datter og arbejdet da som tjenestepige frem til det blev giftemål.Torjes stedatter Nancy drev med losji og madserverning til de engelske lorde og rigfolk der kom til Lyngdal for at fiske laks tilsammen med ægtemanden Olaus Paulsen som hun havde giftet sig med i 1901. Huset blev bygget på som hotell i 1932 der var i drift frem til 1971. De siste årene var det søstrene Ruth og Ingrid Paulsen (døtre av Nancy og Olaus Paulsen) som drev det ærverdige hotellet.Paret Bent Sandvand og Jimmi Neiiendam genåbnede stedet mai 2011. Nestepå datoen 40 år efter at hotellet ble nedlagt. Hotellet har i dag ti dobbeltrom samt café og selskabslokaler.Paulsens Hotell & CafeThis unique historic hotel is in the picturesque coastal town of Lyngdal. It offers internet access, carefully preserved 19th-century interiors and home-cooked Danish and Norwegian cuisine. Kristiansand is a 1-hour drive away.Paulsens Hotell’s traditionally decorated guest rooms have either private bathrooms or shared facilities.In summer, guests can relax in the hotel garden, which includes a barbecue area. Concerts and other entertainment are regularly arranged.The 17th-century Lindesnes Lighthouse, the oldest in Norway, is just a 30-minute drive from Paulsens Hotell. The staff can help organise fishing, hiking and other recreation, and guests can buy green fees for Kvinesdal og Omegn Golf Club at reception. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Paulsens Hotell

Address: Groendokka 13 | Lyngdal, 4580, Norway
Location: Norway > Southern Norway > Vest-Agder > Lyngdal Municipality
Price Range: $65 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Paulsens Hotell 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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