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Wirral, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fabulous hotel serving a great selection of food for breakfast and evening meal. Most rooms have a balcony overlooking the fjord - what a view!! Reasonable sized swimming pool and well kept gardens. However, rooms are looking a little tired and need an upgrade including the ensuite. Well worth a short stay if only to experience the view from... More 

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Los Angeles
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Directly on Hardangerfjord, the hotel offers dazzling views. My room was a single with a fjord view, and a large balcony with two (?) chairs. The double bed was two twins pushed together, which is standard practice. It was comfortable. The room was small, but fine, with good lighting and enough outlets for charging. Storage was minimal. There was a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I travelled with HF Holidays on their discovery holiday. The brakanes hotel was fantastic, peaceful and clean. My room had a panoramic view which was such a treat and so relaxing. The breakfasts and dinners were delicious, healthy with a lot of choice. The staff were polite, friendly and very helpful with any problems and very prompt to fix problems.... More 

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful location with stunning views of the fjord. Many one night stop-overs of large groups. The food was boring and fairly bland and the virtually the same each night. The room had no ventilation and very limited storage space, so I had to live out of a suitcase for a week.

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Hamburg, Germany
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 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 August 11, 2016

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 August 5, 2016 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

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 July 27, 2016

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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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • 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: $164 - $284 (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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