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Farris Bad Hotel
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Larvik
Certificate of Excellence
Tonsberg, Norway
1 review
“Perfect!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2014

The ultimate experience in hotel, spa, relaxation, nice staff. The rooms are excellent. Cheap parking (50kr for 24h). Airconditioned room - you can choose temp yourself. Nice beds.

Unfortunately the price for staying over is horrendous (3500 NOK for two people for one night. 5700 NOK for two people two nights), but it's such an awesome experience you'll soon forget about that...

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2013

It probably is not fair to rate Farris Bad with only four dots, but even though my experience was wonderful, it is really expensive and without my gift card that covered almost all of my stay I would have had a bitter taste to use that huge chunk of money on a one night stay with a couple of treatments and dinner. I have heard you can get a much better deal staying from Sunday to Monday, and the experience is the same, so if you can avoid the high weekend rate, you would be much better off. The place is absolutely stunning! Scandinavian design, clean and modern. Art work enough to fill a large gallery. We had complimentary yoga and aqua pilates sessions, the latter was the most fun. Lots of steam rooms, baths, saunas and things to do on your own, you should at least have a couple of hours to explore the place in addition to treatments. The swimming pool was a little bit smaller than I had anticipated, and a little bit crowded at times, but if you are not there to take laps, it is very nice and has a great view. Elsewhere at the premises, stairs down to the sea, outdoor hot tub and massage chairs were welcomed surprises. The restaurant was packed on a Saturday night, the service was very friendly, and the food was good. The bar was relaxed and stylish. All in all a great stay that I enjoyed very much!

Room Tip: I guess a room with a sea view would be very nice here...
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2013 via mobile

Simply ...

There's nothing perfect for sure that's why won't say perfect but


Highly recomended
Cant talk about the price because it paid already by my job !

Spa .... Don't miss it !
Well have nothing more to say but as I mention before nothing is perfect

Not really far from the train station it's walking distance, and lucky we met people who were in the same train and they show us how to go to the hotel ....

Stayed November 2013, traveled on business
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Sandefjord, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2013

We visited the Farris Bad hotel for Our 10th anniversary. We could not stay away from Our two children and hence were there just for the day. The SPA was really good. The treatment was excellent and the ambience was great. The restaurant served a lunch buffet which had a wide variety. Being a vegetarian, I generally have Challenges in Norway, but Farris bad had enough to fill my stomach. Overall, I rate this experience extremely positively.

Room Tip: Try to get a room that faces the Ocean
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  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2013

Visited this hotel for a two day stay as a couple. Had an amazing two days with a great spa experience at a very good hotel. The room was nice, although I would ask for ocean view the next time. Pool/spa area is great, the atmosphere in the hotel is relaxing. The food and service at the restaurant was not as good as expected, but I would not like that to reduce the overall rating of the hotel.

Room Tip: Ask for a view of the ocean.
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2013 via mobile

This hotel has one of the best spas in Norway and worth a visit. The spa has everything you need, but remember it's not cheap.

The restaurant had a set menu and the food was well prepared and really good. Not everyday food and that's a good thing. Remember that if you want to buy a bottle of wine it's really expensive. Too expansive. Most of the bottles cost from 1000NOK and up.

The room was modern and cosy at the same time, but our room had a problem with the shower, a light bulb and some dirt on the floor when we came.

To sum it up. It's a modern hotel with great spa and food, but too expensive and not too well maintained.

Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Drammen, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2013

One of the best hotels ive been in. Great rooms (Get one with a view of the ocean) and great pool/spa area. The hotel has a very relaxing atmosphere. The food was good, not great, but the service was excellent, and they did recomend an excellent red wine with my steak dinner.

Room Tip: Get a room with a view of the ocean.
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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Property: Farris Bad Hotel
Address: Fritzoee Brygge 2, Larvik 3264, Norway
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Location: Norway > Eastern Norway > Vestfold > Larvik Municipality > Larvik
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Larvik
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Farris Bad Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 176
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to Farris Bad in Larvik, Norway's most exclusive spa hotel for both private guests and conferences. This Spahotel has been in operation since 2009 and has a stunning beach- and ocean view. With us you will find the largest and most comprehensive spahotel in the Nordic region. In our spa area you get treatments and wonderful massages by our talented spa therapists and in our restaurant you will find cuisine made with the best local ingredients and daily fresh seafood. For the complete experience we offer spa facilities and package solutions, both single day and for the perfect weekend. Our romantic bestseller "Time for Love" includes a three course dinner, entrance to the spa, welcome drink in the room and breakfast buffet. Book a romantic weekend for two, a weekend with your best friends or play golf at the golf course nearby . All our hotel rooms are tastefully decorated and our suites were renovated in 2014. Make time for yourself and book yourself into a spa break today! Welcome! ... more   less 
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