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6 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I booked a hotel in Stavanger without properly checking except for price. The hotel was very nicely decorated with all sorts of items and the English owners were super friendly, they even let me park my car in their private garage. Super, also the breakfast!

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Thank Arie K
Truro, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful hospitality, great nights' sleep and superb Norwegian breakfast in luxurious surroundings of Paul and Wenche's boutique home. This place is central and very special - a world away from the corporate anonymity of the Radison without feeling pressured by the presence of the owners.

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Thank SHM1972
Holbaek, Denmark
1 review
Reviewed 19 October 2016

It has a great location, just a little walk up the hill. It's a very pretty area with beautiful houses. This feels like it's the essence of Stavanger. Wenche and Paul are such lovely people. So helpful, friendly and welcoming. The whole atmosphere is so homely, and really you don't want to leave again! The room and bathroom is great,... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 29 September 2016

For anyone looking for accomodation in Stavanger I highly recommend you consider Darby's Inn. Nothing was ever too much trouble and it was a pleasure to be greeted by Paul and Wenche every morning. Staying with 2 young children was no trouble at all and were warmly welcomed. We found the location to be very convenient if you want to... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Quite apart from the numerous superlatives John and I expressed the minute we arrived at Wenche and Paul's stunning home, is that is exactly what it became for us during our six night stay - our home. We were working as volunteers at Stavanger's annual International Chamber Music Festival, which meant we were coming and going at all times of... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

QLocated just a few minutes walk from the central / harbour area of Stavanger, and with free parking provided in their garage (subject to availability), we couldn't have been more happy with this lovely retreat. This huge old house has a lovely warm feeling to it, with old world furnishings, wood panelling, and some really nice decorative pieces from Paul... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

Where to begin? Our flight was delayed so we arrived around 1.45am. Wenche, who runs Darby's Inn with her husband Paul, very kindly stayed up for us and we were warmly welcomed. This friendly style of going beyond what might be expected of b&b hosts continued throughout our stay. Both Wenche and Paul are naturals! Wonderful house, super clean and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 29 June 2016

We had a perfect two night stay at Darby's Inn in June. Paul and Wenche were very welcoming and interested in helping us make the most of our visit to Stavanger. Their hospitality is as warm as it is professional. They provided great restaurant recommendations, gave easy to understand directions for walking to various places, printed public transport timetables for... More 

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 7 June 2016

Darby's Inn was the perfect place for us to stay while we visited Stavanger - it's a convenient location in a beautiful neighborhood. The house is gorgeous - the rooms are beautifully decorated and comfortable for relaxing. The room we stayed in was very comfortable; the linens were so soft and the bed was fantastic. Wenche was a gracious host.... More 

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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

I can not say enough about this lovely B & B and the host and hostess. My friend and I were in Stavanger May 5 & 6, 2016 for a-ha concerts. We found this lovely place and stayed the 5th and so glad we did. The location is great, near bus stop and other sites. The rooms are exquisite, the... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Treat yourself, as our guest in this unique and historic home, designed by one of Stavanger’s most famous architects, Hartvig Sverdrup Eckhoff. Soak up a 120 years of history, as you sit back and enjoy this breathtaking house and its many features. After extensive restoration works, we are now proud to present, our four extraordinary double guest rooms with modern en-suite bathrooms. Two of the rooms have direct access, and use of a balcony, and all four rooms have easy access and use of the garden. The house is set in one of Stavanger’s most sought after residential areas, only a 5 minutes stroll from the city centre, yet, this beautiful tree lined road, offers calm and tranquillity to the discerning traveller. Museums, restaurants and shops are within easy walking distance, and the Airport Bus Service, only a few hundred meters away. Come and join us, as our guest, for a unique and special experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Darby's Inn

Address: Oscars gate 18, Stavanger 4008, Norway
Region: Norway > Western Norway > Rogaland > Stavanger Municipality > Stavanger
Price Range: £110 - £133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Just email the owners - my room was at the back and was quiet and warm.”
 of 5 bubbles SHM1972, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Balcony rooms”
 of 5 bubbles melissamiltiades21, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a balcony”
 of 5 bubbles cheryleng, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We were on (US) second floor, broad stairs but no elevator. I believe there are guest rooms on the ground floor which some might appreciate.”
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“Rooms with a balcony are my favorites”
 of 5 bubbles Henricus_Bennink, 23 Jul 2015 | Read review
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