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Hamburg, Germany
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a walking trip around Ulvik and stayed in this hotel. The location in amazing, right next to the fjord and breathtaking views. Rooms (single for me) are ok, if not to modern, but clean and well taken care of. Meals are solid and not very imaginative, but they have gluten free alternatives. There are bus loads is Asian... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The HF walking holiday booked this hotel for me when going on a walking holiday with a group. I was very disappointed when I entered the room. It was the standard of a 2* hotel! The room was very tiny. I could not find a space to put my luggage. The furniture looked old and shabby. The room overlooked a... More 

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Rhode-Saint-Genese, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great view on the fjord, close to a Nice little city (Ulvik) but with a Limited attractiveness. Old hôtel however with lots of tourists ans tour operators. Personnel is Nice. Good for a night on the way to another place in the fjords of Norway.

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Maitland, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This spot on the fjord is quaint and the hotel grounds are lovely . The hotel is large , older and caters to big tour groups. They obviously try to treat their individual travelers nicely. We had a romantic meal on their glassed in room - best meal of our whole trip. The furnishings are tired but we still liked... More 

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Holland, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sweet historic hotel. We had a room with a balcony and a view of the fjord. We sat on our balcony and had a cold beer after a day of hiking. It could use a little updating. Dinner in the dining room was good Norwegian fare. The wifi worked. Breakfast was great.

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Brighouse, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

In 1969 my wife and I spent our honeymoon at Brakanes. This year, 2016, we decided to go back to spend an evening and night out of curiosity. We were not disappointed. When we told the receptionist of our history with Brakanes our room was upgraded to one on the 5th floor with a beautiful fjord view. Thanks Brakanes! The... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

We spent a week at this hotel as part of a tour of the Norwegian fjords. The location was convenient, with a gorgeous view of the fjord it was on. The food was very good and our group had two tables, especially for us. That said, there are lots and lots of fjord tourists who did not know how to... More 

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Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

The Brakanes Hotel has old world charm. We had two rooms on the 5th floor. They were so quaint. We felt like we had been transported back in time. We felt like we were in Norway, not just a nameless hotel in any city in the world. The view of the fjord was amazing. I could have stayed up all... More 

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Hull
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16 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

We stayed here on an independent walking tour at the end of a long days walk. It's in a beautiful setting and clearly was once a stunning hotel. Now although its run in friendly and efficient manner its very tired. The rooms bear the marks of thousands of one night stays for tour bus parties e.g. tv did not work... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

I stayed at this hotel when I was 12 years old and wanted to remember how it was. Most enjoyable. Well looked after by all the staff. Nice circular indoor swimming pool, tether with sauna. The garden, with views, is delightful.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Brakanes Hotel in Ulvik, Hardanger, is the ideal choice not only for holidays and breaks, but also for conferences, functions and parties. In addition to our well-appointed guest rooms and comfortable, welcoming reception rooms, we also have a separate conference centre for up to 500 people. The hotel enjoys a unique setting in Ulvik by the beautiful Hardangerfjord, surrounded by mountains, orchards, the sparkling sea and an equally sparkling cultural landscape. A fantastic range of activities is also available throughout the year for both groups and individuals. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Brakanes Hotel

Address: Promenade 1, 5730, Norway
Location: Norway > Western Norway > Hordaland > Hardanger > Ulvik Municipality
Price Range: $189 - $300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Brakanes Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 143
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Also Known As:
Rica Brakanes Ulvik
Brakanes Hotel Norway
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