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Finse 1222

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

This is a unique place to stay on your way to or from Oslo. Beautiful views of the lake mountains and glacier. Great for walks and bike trails , or simply just sit and look at the views. The staff are friendly and helpful. Food fresh with " free" bonus lunch supplied.

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Reviewed September 20, 2016

We ordered a stay for our family at Finse 1222 for october 2016, at a good price. Got a confirmation mail from the booking system, and everything seemed OK. But then the hotel backed on the price, bumped the rate fivefold and insulted us for not checking if the price in their system was accurate. Well, if I see a...

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Maren S, Daglig leder at Finse 1222, responded to this review

Hi gelrya I am truly sorry about the way this ended. As I tried to explain in our email conversation, I should off course called you when I discovered that the price was put wrong. I never meant to make you responsible for this, and I am sorry if you felt insulted. I am also sorry that what we offered...

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

I stayed in Finse for 1 night, whilst travelling from Oslo to Bergen, as I wanted to cycle some of the Rallarvegen, as well as explore the surrounding area. The hotel is very quaint, and is situated right on the lake shore. The room rate includes a great 3 course dinner, breakfast and also a packed lunch, which you make...

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Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Finse 1222 was the complete package. From the minute we got off the train everything was taken care of. The lobby was 100 meters from the station and after checking in and going for a short hike to enjoy the picturesque scenery, we had a delicious dinner. It should be noted that it is a fixed menu (no choices) but...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Finse is one of a few stops in the Bergen Railway. Great natural attractions part of a journey called Norway in a Nutshell. From Oslo to Bergen take the left side seats of the train to enjoy better views. A slice of heaven on Earth.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 3, 2016

Overall I liked our stay at Finse. Staff overall very friendly and helpful. They seemed to enjoy working there. Rooms in the basement were basic but fine. Good view from them. Bathroom was fine with heated floor. Dinner was amazing and the best dinner we had in Norway. Breakfast was good as well with freshly baked bread. I would like...

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Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Visited in the snow and hired ski gear for a walk across the frozen lake, amazing scenery. Food was exceptional and the staff very hospitable. As we prepared to leave, we learnt that we were snowed in with no trains running and the hotel looked after us amazingly, at no charge. Highly recommended.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 1 night to do the bike ride the next day from Finse to Flam. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. The rooms are clean,comfortable and functional - comfy bed, window with a blind and shower/toilet. Having read some of the other reviews, if you come expecting 5 star city style accommodation then you will...

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Reviewed August 25, 2016

We weren't actually based at the hotel but a group of researchers staying at a research base nearer to the foot of the glacier, however in the awful weather hotel staff were extremely accommodating whilst waiting for trains and ordering food, and the small shop came in extremely handy as there is nowhere around for a good while and theres...

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Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Beginning of a tour that i would described as "one-of-a-kind". Train up from Flåm to Finse 1222, took us through amazing nature with waterfalls, mountains and train-tracks where i thought only goats could climb....!!! Meeting with Huldra (norwegian myth) singing her exotic song to lure men to be spellbound by her voice and beauty. Arriving Finse 1222 Hotel with nature...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Finse 1222 was built in 1909 as part of the Bergen Railway and has since been the gateway to some of Norway's most beautiful and accessible mountain areas. The Hallingskarvet National Park borders to Finse and across the lake Finsevann the mighty Hardangerjokulen glacier rises. Finse 1222 is a family owned hotel run by young and serviceminded people. Allthough the premises are old and some places worn by more than 100 years of service, focus is on providing a hospitable and keen service as well as very good food. The hotel offers bike rental and ski rental. Rooms are basic - we recommend the outdoors! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Finse 1222

Address: Finse railroad station, Finse, Norway
Location: Norway > Western Norway > Hordaland > Hardanger > Ulvik Municipality > Finse
Price Range: $319 - $489 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 43
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“If you're two travelers, upgrade to a larger room.”
 of 5 bubbles roo514, Sep 14, 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room with view towards the lake and the glacier!”
 of 5 bubbles Geir_Alesund_Norway, Sep 1, 2015 | Read review
“Choose suite 220 and you have the best view and your own terrace. Its worth it”
 of 5 bubbles JGBC2012, Mar 25, 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the disco, and not under the living room.”
 of 5 bubbles arg02, Aug 10, 2014 | Read review
“A room with a balcony facing the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles anncarina, Aug 7, 2013 | Read review
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