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Fornebu, Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This wooden hotel is worth visiting if you are in Telemark, a great place to rest either you came here by foot, bike, car or one of the two boats on the telemark Kanal, Victoria or Henrik Ibsen. We stayed over one night after taking the 10 hour canal trip from Skien and we could instantly feel the historic glamour... More 

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Grimstad, Norway
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The historic Dalen Hotel is not a luxury hotel, but it is bound to give you an experience of a lifetime. I would have loved to give it 5 stars in this review, but that wouldn't have been fully deserving, since it still has some potential to get even better. The staff members are, for the most, genuinely friendly, smiling... More 

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Ithaca, NY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I drove two hours into the middle of Telemark, Norway, on scenic roads, with the trip culminating in a series of switchbacks down a mountainside to the west end of a lake called Bandak and the Dalen Hotel. We were warned that it would be a beautiful location and an amazing 120 year old building that greatly... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here with my wife and our dog. Called ahead and asked if we could bring him. No problem. The room itself was nice, perhaps a bit small considering we had a dog along. But that was down to us and our choice of bringing him. The room was not ideally located since it was rigth to the kitchen. Which... More 

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La Crosse, WI
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66 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

One can hardly believe that such a place exists at the end of a mountain lake in Norway; it is akin to the magic of the Fairmont at Lake Louise in Alberta, Canada, but with far more history. The hotel has had some rough years since the Nazis raped it during WWII, and it actually closed for over 10 years... More 

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malin440, General Manager at Dalen Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the interesting review. Welcome back one day! Best, Malin. GM. More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am writing this review at 3:00 in the morning as wedding party guests belligerently sing outside my room. This hotel SHOULD NOT allow regular guests when there is a wedding. I have not slept a wink, as people are partying steps outside my room. This hotel has no respect for its guests. Seriously keep driving and skip over this... More 

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malin440, General Manager at Dalen Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest. As I told you on Facebook we are very sorry for the inconvinience. We did Our best serveral times to stop the "after party" some of Our other guests were having. We do really appreciate and rescpect Our guests. I hope you despite the lack of sleep enjoyed the rest of Your stay, I was lucky enough to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful place with peace, soul and romance. The hotel stands out beautifully and royal for us as guests. The garden is just amazing and the afternoon tea could not be served at a more fitting place. This is a easy place to fall in love with.

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malin440, General Manager at Dalen Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words. Welcome back one day! More 

Haugesund,Norway
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6 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

120 years old hotell in nice landscape.Fantastic nice service and very good Food in the hotelrestaurant. The room was small but nice decorated,with balcony. This is a Place to come back to,and we certainly will do that in a month ore two !!

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malin440, General Manager at Dalen Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words and welcome back to us =) More 

Alameda, California
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staying one night to celebrate a birthday, Dalen Hotel gave a sense of being away into a different place and time. It is a gorgeous hotel built in 1894, made for comfort and company, in a breathtaking location. Hairpin turns twist from the mountains to let you drive carefully down into this valley with its calm lake and the large... More 

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malin440, General Manager at Dalen Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for inspiering and kind words. Welcome back one day! More 

Singapore, Singapore
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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dalen Hotel is a really unique hotel with a long history since 1894. The whole place is just wonderful and the make you feel like you are being teleported to a different place in a different era. The surrounding is breathtakingly awesome with tranquility and serenity. The hotel interior may look like it has gone through times but that's where... More 

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malin440, General Manager at Dalen Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind and descriptive words. It was a pleasure to read. And thank you for appreciating what we do. Welcome back one day! More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dalen Hotel is a fairytale hotel, build in 1894 in grand romantic style with dragonheads, towers and balconys. The paper "Varden" wrote in 1894: "The new elegant furnished Hotel at Dalen, at the top of the Bandak waters, is now ready to recieve guests".After early golden days and later years of decay the hotel was in 1994, after years of restauration finished to welcome its guests again, all restored back to its original beauty. It has the same soul, calmness, peace and atmosphere as the wooden castle that opened for more than 110 years ago. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dalen Hotel

Address: Hotellvegen 33, Dalen 3880, Norway
Location: Norway > Eastern Norway > Telemark > Tokke Municipality > Dalen
Price Range: $244 - $334 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Dalen Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 42
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