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“Clean functional great food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of BEST WESTERN PLUS Gyldenlove Hotell

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BEST WESTERN PLUS Gyldenlove Hotell
Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Kongsberg
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46 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Clean functional great food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Stayed for 1 night for business, room is ok, clean functional, hotel generally is what you would expect. The food however was great, had dinner and although the menu was simple overall the food was very good. If i stay here again I will eat here. The wine selection was also good. Not the cheapest but this is Norway.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
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Thank andy0870
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Geir-Aage T, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Gyldenlove Hotell, responded to this review, October 4, 2013
Hello!
Thank you so much for Your review.
It is Nice to hear you enjoyed Your stay, and that you really liked our Food in the restaurant.
Welcome back to Kongsberg and the Best Western Gyldenløve Hotell.

Best Regards
Geir-Aage Tveito
Owner and Manager
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

I was in Kongsberg periodically throughout 2012 on business trips. Out of the two hotels in Kongsberg, there's no doubt in my mind that the Best Western is the friendliest. It also has an excellent restaurant with the best waiter I've ever experienced (fantastically professional but friendly too) and really good quality food at a reasonable price (well, for Norway anyway!)

The rooms are spacious but a little tired/dated in places if you don't get one of the more up-to-date rooms - a small niggle and true of many hotels, including the other hotel in Kongsberg!

If you do ever have a problem, the staff are always more than happy to help.

My tip would be to ask for one of the more modem rooms and get one on the opposite side of the hotel from the train station as the noise can be a slight niggle if you're not the deepest of sleepers. That said 411 (on the train station side) was the nicest room I stayed in!

If I'm back in Kongsberg again I'll be staying or eating at the Gyldenlove without a shadow of doubt [:o)

Many thanks to all the hotel staff that looked after me during my time in Kongsberg - a very pleasant time spent in a very pleasant small town.

Room Tip: Get one of the more modern rooms and if you're at all troubled by noise, ask for one that isn...
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank SimonSaysThis
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Groggy_11, Owner at BEST WESTERN PLUS Gyldenlove Hotell, responded to this review, September 18, 2013
Hello!
I am sorry being so late to reply to your review; Thank you so much for Your review.
It is Nice to hear you enjoyed Your stay, and appreciated staff being so helpful.
Welcome back to Kongsberg and the Best Western Gyldenløve Hotell.

Best Regards
Geir-Aage Tveito
Owner and Manager
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Tilbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

This hotel is 2 minutes walk across the road from the main train station, very centrally located, clean, friendly and helpful staff in both the hotel and restaurant - would highly recommend it for its ease and convenience

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank BarryM844
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Groggy_11, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Gyldenlove Hotell, responded to this review, June 17, 2013
Thank you for writing your review of our hotel, and welcome back to Kongsberg and the BEST WESTERN PLUS Gyldenløve Hotell.

Regards

Geir-Aage Tveito
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013 via mobile

As we all know the costs of hotels in Norway is rather high so one generally gets low quality at high costs. What a suprise to get a good quality room at a very good rate. We ate in the hotel restaurant and this was ok with good service but pretty tasteless food to be honest. On the whole i have stayed in the other (Grand) main hotel in Kongsberg and i will be choosing this one from now on.

Stayed April 2013, traveled on business
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Thank Stephen G
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Groggy_11, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Gyldenlove Hotell, responded to this review, April 12, 2013
Thank you for writing your review of our hotel, and welcome back to Kongsberg and the Best Western Gyldenløve Hotell.
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Johnstown, PA
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32 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

This hotel has a warm, freindly feel. Across the street from the train station, and just down the street fromt a new ICA market. Free parking is a real attraction, saving the hastle from the usual privately run Norwegian money making parking racket. Dinner food is excellent, although the breakfast is a bit basic. Brit and the staff are always most helpful, and make this a home away from home when travelling to Kongsberg.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank BlackandGold09
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Groggy_11, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Gyldenlove Hotell, responded to this review, February 21, 2013
Thank you for posting your fantastic review.
We hope to see you again in our Hotel soon!

Kind regards
BEST WESTERN PLUS Gyldenløve Hotell

Geir-Aage Tveito
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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

Nice quaint hotel with an incredible chef at the restaurant! Meat, fish or anything is done to perfection. I travel quite a bit over the world and this is one of the best restaurants I have been too. Its not ultra expensive (for Norway that is) but just good. Had lamp chops, tender and cooked perfect, halibut and swordfish was phenomenal and the steaks fantastic and perfectly cooked.

Room Tip: Upper floor not facing the train station.
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank Jim H
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Groggy_11, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Gyldenlove Hotell, responded to this review, February 21, 2013
Thank you for posting your fantastic review.
We hope to see you again soon in our Hotel!

Kind regards
BEST WESTERN PLUS Gyldenløve Hotell

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Bergen, Norway
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54 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2012

Hi S, Have spent 3 days at hotell, roms have very high standard. The position is very central in town , I can just recommend it. Breakfast is a bit simple, could be better. But if you do not have it as primary on your travel you will not be dissapointed:)

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled on business
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Thank aligator1975
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Property: BEST WESTERN PLUS Gyldenlove Hotell
Address: Herman Foss gate 1, Kongsberg 3611, Norway
Location: Norway > Eastern Norway > Buskerud > Kongsberg Municipality > Kongsberg
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Kongsberg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN PLUS Gyldenlove Hotell 4*
Number of rooms: 63
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
63 rooms, business hotel downtown located across the street from bus, train and taxi. ... more   less 
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