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Balestrand Hotel

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  • Excellent63%
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Family Rooms
Wheelchair access
Babysitting
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Reviewed 29 July 2014

Pros: - we got off the boat from Flam and our luggage was taken directly to the hotel (pleasant surprise!); our walk to the hotel was five minutes - checkin was fast, friendly and efficient - dinner menus of local restaurants were in the lobby...More

1  Thank scho31
Reviewed 24 July 2014

My wife & I recently stayed at the Balestrand Hotel for unfortunately only 1 night! The community is very quiet and located on an extremely beautiful section of the Sognefjord. Our 2nd floor balcony room with an unbelievable view of the Fjord made us never...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2014

We spent two nights here. The owner and family do a great job of making their home yours and seeing to the little things that come up in every trip. From hauling suitcases in their car to providing water shoes, they were really welcoming. It...More

1  Thank PatStarke
Reviewed 22 July 2014

This is a great family-run hotel with good service, clean rooms and reasonable rates in a spectacular setting. Unni Marie, a Balestrand native, can serve up excellent advice on Balestrand and the Sognefjord region. Delicious breakfast!

1  Thank SRSterling
Reviewed 18 July 2014

As others have noted, this hotel does not provide luxury accommodation. It's basic, yes, but it's clean, the beds are comfortable, and it has its own charm. The lounge area is actually really nice -- very comfortable place to sit and read or relax with...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Babysitting
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US$143 - US$168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$143 - US$168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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alohatripper
13 December 2017|
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Response from alice b | Reviewed this property |
I can only comment on the Norway part. Given your projected itinerary, you do not need a car. We rented one for a few days from Balestrand but that's only because we were also staying at a hostel further north. The owners of... More
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alice b
27 February 2017|
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Response from balestrandhotel... K | Property representative |
Hi, you need to look at the norled web site. There is only the Norled express boat from Flam to Balestrand for these two dates. It is a daily 15.30 departure from Flam due into Balestrand at 16.55. Recommended to make... More
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"Get a view facing the fjord. The floor you are on does not matter. You will be happy you did."
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"Absolutely get a room with a balcony and view."
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"facing the Sognefjord"
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"Pay extra for a fjord side room... BYO wine (no wine store in Balestrand); enjoy happy hour on your terrace..."
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