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Kong Oscars gate 45 Entrance : Tverrgaten, Bergen 5017 Norway See on map
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Laundry Service
Free Parking
Breakfast included
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place reminded me of Norway in general. Clean, efficient, on the surface very pleasant but, perhaps a little bit bland. Staff were friendly and efficient but reception didn't open til 9.30am which was a bit odd. My room was not quite cramped but certainly...More

Thank Howellsey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here with my friends at our arrival in Norway and when we left. Both stays were great and enjoyable. It's an hostel so you can't expect too much but the service is great and very clear. The rooms are comfortable and you have...More

Thank Marianeturc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This guesthouse is actually a youth hostel situated on the 4th floor of an office block. It is very close to the station and for our purposes it was ideal. Just need to sleep one night in Bergen. We had our own room with own...More

Thank 237Susan123237
Response from Marken G, Front Office Manager at Marken GjestehusResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear 237Susan123237, We appreciate you taking the time to review Marken Gjestehus. We are indeed a hostel with both shared dormitories for the budget backpack traveler and private rooms for for those who prefer this. To keep the room price as low as possible, we...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018

I had high hopes for this lodging. Perhaps too high. The long and the short of it is, it's filthy. As per the previous review, from the kitchen to the bathrooms, someone needs to get in there and really clean. My suggestion? The next offseason,...More

Thank Elizabeth1960
Response from Marken G, Receptionist at Marken GjestehusResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Elizabeth, We appreciate your kind words. Your opinion on the cleanliness matters, and we will do our best to clean frequently during the day. Thanks for your advice! Monica

Reviewed 19 August 2018

If you look up Marken on Google Maps, it says “hip hostel.” Hmmm... really? Marken is nice, but I would never call it hip. Functional, yes. Adequate, yes. But it feels like a corporate office had a lovechild with a primary school. That’s not hip....More

Thank LostAndyFound
Response from Marken G, Manager at Marken GjestehusResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear LostAndyFound. We appreciate your kind words, and are happy you found the hostel clean and the staff cool. As for the hostel being classified as "hip" on Google Maps, this is not something we have written ourselves, and only shows up on the English...More

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Description
Central and reasonable priced Guesthouse / Hostel for those who want to spend their money on something more than just sleeping - an excellent base for exploring the city of Bergen. Our hostel is stylish and modern, ...More centrally located, safe and affordable. We also have rooms with private bathroom, TV, fridge and a water kettle. Common areas to use for all our guests are a fully equipped kitchen, TV room, sitting room and a laundry room. We offer accommodation for everyone from corporate clients, families and backpackers . Also suitable for school classes, sports teams and groups. A variety of people who want to stay the best possible way, at a low price. Together with our staff, they are all part of creating that special homely and cozy atmosphere that characterizes Marken Guesthouse - a modern hostel! Marken Guesthouse is superbly located and is clean and comfortable, with these extra touches that make you feel more like a hotel - without the price tag. We are convinced that there can be luxury and design in simplicity. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
27
Price range
US$30 - US$132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Marken Gjestehus Hotel Bergen
Location
Norway > Western Norway > Hordaland > Bergen
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
27
Price range
US$30 - US$132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Marken Gjestehus Hotel Bergen
Location
Norway > Western Norway > Hordaland > Bergen
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Jzjsolo
28 April 2017|
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Response from sussiehk | Reviewed this property |
Hello there. Good choice investigating "Marken" :-) Unfortunately you can not park directly outside the Hostel. The main Entrance is situated at a pedestrians shopping street. I would contact the reception to ask about... More
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patricklapierre
7 July 2016|
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Response from Reception M | Property representative |
Hi! Our phone number is +47 55 31 44 04. We don't have a mobile number (the number 0977488095 is our organization number) We look forward to your call :-)
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