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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a magical place, so much history here, from the English nobility settlements, via the polar explorers and WWII bombings (now the dance hall), all the way to the Star Wars connection. We spent two days and one night here and would go back immediately. Take some time to go for a walk on the frozen lake to the glacier....

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Finse is a remote stop on the Bergen to Oslo raliway line. It is basically a station, a hotel and a Youth Hostel. We had lunch at the hotel and couldn't have been made more welcome. The soup was Norwegian in character (or so we were told) and was delicious and served with fresh bread. The views from the hotel...

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Totnes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have just spent 2 nights at Hotel 1222, Finse whilst taking the train ride from Bergen to Oslo. We had high hopes for this stay but even they were surpassed;this hotel is truly exceptional. Every member of staff was friendly and it was lovely to be encouraged to 'have a go' at all their winter activities. We will never forget...

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amersham
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Read about Finse in an article. We decided to experience Bergen/Finse/Oslo train journey. Train very easy to book from UK also very good value Bergen to Finse was amazing. Got off at Finse and walked 50yards to hotel warm and friendly greeting. Dumped our bags and went for a walk through the snow. Huskies outside hotel enhanced the whole experience....

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed January 19, 2017

Finse is a mountain village area on the shore of the lake Finsevatnet in Ulvik municipality in Hordaland county, Norway. The village is centered on Finse Station, a railway station on the Bergensbanen railway line. The village sits at an elevation of 1,222 metres (4,009 ft) above sea level, apparently making it the highest station on the entire Norwegian railway...

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

Dear Josorb Thank you so much for this fantastic review. We really apreciate that you take time and give us an evaluation. Very motivating! We hope we get to see you as Our guests at another time! Kind regards Maren Skjelde and Finse 1222

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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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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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: $297 - $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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