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Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

The perfect location, service, and staff. We had a large group and all stayed together in the old storehouse. The weather was great and we used it as a jumping off point for jotunheimen and the bessigen ridge. Highly recommended. If you are within 100 miles you have to go.

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Stayed 1-one night last weekend and would definately return if going to this area of Norway. Excellent service, perfect setting, a tad to expensive, but still worth the visit. Rooms are cosy, but I would have preferred a bit harder beds. God food and overall absolutely worth it.

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Reviewed July 13, 2016

Last June we stayed 4 nights in Nordre Ekre. Last year we couldn't fully enjoy our stay so we decided to come back this year and it was the best decision we could have made. Nice room (we had the pink one), nice environment (we did some great hikes!), nice weather (true, that was perhaps also luck) and on top...

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oyvind-johansen, Eier at Nordre Ekre Gardshotell, responded to this review

Thank`s for a great feedback! Glad your trip turned out as planned this time:) Hope to see you again in the future. Best regards Øyvind

Franschhoek, South Africa
Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

My friend and I stayed in this historic place for two nights. It is everything you expect of a family owned hotel in the green Norwegian hills. Warm rooms, good bathroom facilities ( we had a junior suite) very comfortable bed all furnished with traditional furniture. The 4 course set evening meal was to die for both nights.

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oyvind-johansen, Eier at Nordre Ekre Gardshotell, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with others, and all the kind words:) Best regards Øyvind & Marit

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Rather than stay in a more traditional hotel or b&b this family run boutique hotel is a must if you are in the area. The old buildings have been sensitively converted to a modern level of comfort without loosing the feel of the original spaces. The common library - a coffee/tea lounge room- is a great way to meet fellow...

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed June 20, 2016

We stayed at this amazing place a couple of times. Nr.1 place to stay if you are visiting beautiful Gudbrandsdalen. The traditional buildings makes the stay spectacular together with the sound of the mighty river. The staff is very kind, helpful and friendly. Excellent breakfast, and gourmet cuisine in the evenings. We will be back, and I recommend this to...

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oyvind-johansen, Eier at Nordre Ekre Gardshotell, responded to this review

Thanks for recommending Nordre Ekre and for all the kind words! Best regards Øyvind & Marit

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 16, 2016

My party of three occupied three rooms for one night in spacious converted log-cabin farm buildings. The conversions were done to a high standard, and the rooms were comfortable, although my room was short of natural light (just one small window, too high to see through). The lack of windows is a shame as the location is in an attractive...

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Reno, Nevada
Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

We spent two nights here and came away wishing we could have spent a week. We're hikers and this is a perfect base--Besseggen was about a 45 minute drive (no boat yet and still a bit of snow but we made the summit!), or you can just start from the inn. The setting is spectacular, just up from the river...

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oyvind-johansen, Eier at Nordre Ekre Gardshotell, responded to this review

Thank`s for staying with us, and for sharing your experience with other travellers! Loved your beautiful pictures from the Besseggen hike! Best regards Øyvind & Marit

Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed August 27, 2015

We stayed here three nights in August. Owners and staff were fabulous. They were cordial, provided gourmet meals, and even helped us navigate the area and find help in locating the farm where our ancestors grew up before coming to US in late 1880s. They made the trip a memorable one. Thanks to them all. This is a very special...

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Newport, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 14, 2015

We stayed at Nordre Ekra for five nights recently. The room and the location was fantastic, so peaceful and relaxing. The historical aspect also added to the whole wonderful experience. The fact that our dog was also welcomed was a bonus! On the last night we decided to have dinner in the restaurant. I can honestly say that this is...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This family run farm hotel, awarded with Tripadvisor Travelers` Choice in 2013,2014,2015 and 2016 is located in Heidal, midway between Oslo and Trondheim, and in the way to Geiranger and the fjords. The authentic country courtyard with timber buildings dates back to 1700s, and the farm has roots all the way back to the iron Age. The popular restaurant is located in a converted cow shed, and offers all homemade food, with local ind international ingredients alog side each other. The hotel offers both luxurious junior suites with romantic four poster beds, as well as standard rooms with in suite bathrooms. All rooms features a flat screen TV and free wireless internet connection. Enjoy a complimentary espresso in the library lounge. ... more   less 

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Address: Heidalsvegen 1265, Nedre Heidal 2677, Norway (Formerly Nordre Ekre)
Location: Norway > Eastern Norway > Oppland > Nedre Heidal
Price Range: $184 - $217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Choose the double rooms closest to the main building”
 of 5 bubbles PederOsloNorway, Aug 10, 2016 | Read review
“Dosent matter, you will love it!”
 of 5 bubbles anne_b_1703, Jun 20, 2016 | Read review
“We only saw our room. They vary by size.”
  • Traditional farm buildings converted into comfortable cabins near moving stream/Rapids.
 of 5 bubbles louisess, Aug 27, 2015 | Read review
“We had a junior suite, and it was perfect.”
 of 5 bubbles TrondHanstad, Aug 5, 2014 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles JaneB752, Jan 6, 2013 | Read review
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