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Den Gamle Kobmandsgard
Ranked #1 of 43 Ribe B&B and Inns
Reviewed August 4, 2012

We spent a lovely night at this B & B on our way to Billund Airport. Could not fault it. It was lovely and clean and only a short walk from the centre. Also very reasonably priced. The only problem was that we had an early start the next morning and inconsiderate guests were using the microwave outside our room at 10pm. Even worse was being wakened up with more inconsiderate guests using the coffee machine at 2.30am!!!

  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank Liviresident
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Reviewed July 1, 2012

Very well kept and clean B & B. Free street parking and internet. Breakfast adequate and all day coffee and biscuits.
Walking distance to main attractions of Old Town. Nice town to visit. Can recommend.
Our room had bathroom seperate from the room but was not a share bathroom.

  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 22, 2012

Stayed 1 nigth, had difficulties in finding the place even with GPS, comming from the north lot of construction in the center of ribe and the roads are narrow, so do come from the south and you will then also find easy parking near by. Very nice B&B in old well restored house which realy kept the history of the house, do ask for room 3 which is spacy and nice. After a good nigth sleep in comfetabel beds , breakfast was served, very basic and limited and with a machine coffe, but ok. Can recommend the B&B although it was difficult to get in contact with the owners! Will if in Ribe stay here again.

  • Stayed: June 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed June 21, 2012

A couple blocks away from the center of town, this B&B was a pleasant place to stay for our two nights in Ribe. The owners/operators were quite friendly and welcoming the few times we encountered them, and I got the sense they mainly arrive at the property only to meet guests who are checking in and to arrange the breakfast tables in the morning. It’s a very low-key kind of place, which we liked.

When we made our reservations, we opted for the cheapest room, which did not have an en suite bathroom; instead, the private bathroom was located down the hallway. That wasn't a major inconvenience, though it was definitely awkward since you had to walk through the breakfast area in order to get to the bathroom in the morning. The room itself was comfortable if not memorable, and the breakfast was simple and spartan. Coffee drinks were available from a machine in the breakfast area, and the breakfast consisted of a plate of cheese and cold cuts, some bread with butter and fruit spreads, and orange juice. Overall, this was a convenient and comfortable place to stay; while it doesn't offer a huge amount of amenities, it was a great value, especially compared to some of the other lodging options in Ribe we researched, and it served as a perfect base for exploring this lovely little town.

  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 15, 2012

Ribe is exquisite. It was totally worth the effort to get there. And we were rewarded by experiencing this beautiful B&B and its welcoming owners.
Location: Right in the middle of the ancient centre of this oldest town in Denmark and only a very short walk to the fascinating church in the heart of the town. Easy to find (had a GPS!) and free parking available on the street just outside the building.

House: Fantastically restored outside and restructured inside. There are three very large and light-filled bedrooms with a sitting area, comfortable chairs and a large TV set. Good WiFi connection throughout.
We were two couples and we took the bedrooms with an en-suite bathroom. There is one other bedroom which has its own private bathroom outside the room. All the rooms are elegantly furnished and the beds are large and comfortable. Our bedroom had the old mill wheel suspended above the bed - looked fantastic! Bathrooms are spotless and bright.
There is a communal dining area where an excellent and satisfying Scandinavian breakfast is served. A tea/coffee/chocolate machine is there for the guests' use and there is also a fridge, dishwasher, cutlery and crockery available if you want to prepare a snack.
Welcome: We were warmly met and greeted by our hostess who made us feel very at home. All the arrangements were completed efficiently and promptly. They only ask that you let them know, by prior arrangement, sms or phone, at what time you will arrive so that they can be at the property to meet you as they live elsewhere.

We absolutely recommend this B&B as a great place to stay if you are lucky enough to go to Ribe!

  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed August 1, 2011

Occasionally, on holidays, you live for a short time in a town or village and wish you could stay (almost) indefinitely. Towns like Ribe. Ancient houses, crooked streets, friendly people, beauty and vibrancy everywhere: a town that has been lived in for so long. Spending a few nights in Den Gamle Købmandsgård gave us the luxury of living close to the centre of Denmark’s oldest town, surrounded by history, in quintessentially traditional accommodation; while enjoying plenty of space, modern amenities (including a coffee-and-hot-chocolate dispenser), a comfortable bed, rooms decorated in contemporary Danish style, and a generous and delicious breakfast. Perfect!

  • Stayed: July 2011, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank TheOldiesBrisbane
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Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile
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Stayed: November 2017, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Den Gamle Kobmandsgard

Address: Hundegade 25, Ribe, Esbjerg 6760, Denmark
Location: Denmark > Jutland > South Jutland > Esbjerg > Ribe
Amenities:
Kitchenette Suites
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Ranked #1 of 43 B&Bs / Inns in Ribe
Price Range: $106 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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