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Son Spa
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Son
Certificate of Excellence
Notteroy Municipality, Norway
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9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Spa - Hotel”
Reviewed January 6, 2013

We stayed her saturday/sunday a weekend in december. This is a place very good for a weekend break or other arangment ment for grown ups. We stayd in a suite which remined me more of a minimalistic one bedroom flat. Small bathrom but covered our needs. Must be very nice in the summer cause the suite had a balcony with marina view.The Spa area was very nice and delicate.The restaurant had only 2 entrees, main course and deserts which we really didn't fancy but we had to choose one of the 2. However , the food was very good.

Room Tip: Ask for marina view. Not a place for kids.
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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Wenche B, Hotel Manager at Son Spa, responded to this review, January 13, 2013
Dear guest.

We thank you for your review. We are grateful that you are happy with the spa and the view from your room.

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Quality Spa & Resort Son
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
Reviewed November 30, 2012

Writing this I've a problem with fairness and objectivity.On many counts an outstanding hotel, but my gut feeling was never to return. Mainly because of a cold, sterile atmosphere and decore. Felt somewhat like in an efficient hospital. And a spa without children or facilities for children. Pricy; a small bottle of water NOK 44. Advanced electronic key systmem who just functioned part of the time. But in all fairness : Nice location, good furniture in clean rooms, tasty food and a competent staff.

Room Tip: Chose top corner room facing the sea.
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
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Wenche B, Hotel Manager at Son Spa, responded to this review, December 3, 2012
Dear guest
We thank you for your review. We regret that we failed to meet all your expectations in terms of atmosphere and decor in our commond areas. We have also chosen not to focus on activities for children in our spa area, because we want our other guests to find peace and relaxation with us.
We are grateful that you are still happy with the location, room, food and our staff
We wish you a Happy Advent

Quality Spa & Resort Son
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Lillehammer, Norway
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Reviewed November 1, 2012

Nice location and nice view from room. The restaurant was good and pool/spa area was big with different pools and hottubs. Rooms were ok standard and had good beds. Room wasn't very clean but apart from that a nice place to stay.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed October 5, 2012

First of all, fantastic location, so wish I was able to stay longer. The Hotel is friendly and clean, my lower cost room had an odd lay out but is perfectly designed for a business traveller in mind. The room had a great View, The Spa is first rate, one of the best I have been to in a long while and there is even enough room in the pool for a good mini swim session.
Breakfast is standard but geared towards a more healthy option, which is good.
Overall a great hotel.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 21, 2012

This is a first class hotel. The overall concept is to offer peace and tranquility to your stay and they have certainly achieved this in all areas of the hotel. The food is freshly made and of very high quality. The situation of the hotel is right on the Norwegian fjord, just beautiful views from every window. The spa facilities are exceptional, you can swim in the pool of infinity, hot tub outside and enjoy the experience of the Norwegian climate. Have the magic circle experience of unlimited treatments.It is also only 40mins on the train to Oslo, and much nicer to stay in Son than Oslo. I will be back with my family. Thankyou Son spa hotel for an excellent stay.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled on business
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Kristiansund, Norway
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Reviewed September 21, 2012

Had a relaxing weekend in Son. Enjoyed the Spafacilities. British waiter in restaurant very helpful and serviceminded,some other not so much 'on duty'. Restaurant closed sunday evenings was a surprise , not even possible to buy a glass of wine or beer in reception, and no minibar in our room.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
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Hässleholm, Skåne Län, Sweden
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed September 19, 2012

I have stayed at Son Spa several times the last years as a base for work travels. Seldom or never have I had the fortune to have such a "base camp". The hotel is situated beautifully next to the Oslo fjord and have a small marina as closest neighbor. Most guests are lucky enough to have a room with a view at the water.

The hotel facilities are good: plenty of space both in general areas and in the rooms. There is a difference between a normal room and the ones with a balcony. Thanks to the nice staff I often got my room upgraded to the lovely suite with balcony - really appreciated. The gym has all that you need, though a bit many machines on a small area. The spa is just lovely. It is worth waiting for the outdoor Jacuzzi in the cold half of the year, or to kick someone out of it - yes it is popular! Restaurant and bar is totally OK.

While being there do use some of all nice small roads and paths to walk and look around. It is less than 10 min's to the village center with a few cafes and restaurants. But most of all the calm atmosphere along with the nature is what you probably will remember.

Though, everything has a downside. In Son Spa it is the poor (non-existing) wifi in the rooms. It is also a fact that one seldom have the chance to use the spa when working: It closes already 20:00 which is one hour too early for me. The TV should also provide all channels from their east neighbor Sweden instead of just one.

But overall a very pleasant place to stay. A strong grade 4, almost a 5 if not for the small issues above.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled on business
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Property: Son Spa
Address: Hollandveien 30, Son 1555, Norway
Location: Norway > Eastern Norway > Akershus > Vestby Municipality > Son
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Son
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Son Spa 3*
Number of rooms: 148
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