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Thon Hotel Jolster
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Skei
Reviewed 13 October 2013

This hotel is near Førde. It is quite OK for one night - room quite simple with view of lake. A nice stop before travelling further. Food very good; glutenfri bread. Late night reading novel - leader reception, lit a fire in the fireplace for me.

Room Tip: Do not know. Only two rooms available when we called for reservation.
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  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 20 September 2013

It is a great place for a 1 night stay. The place is very quite, nothing much to do. The is an indoor swimming pool. There is a nice souvenior shop nearby. Price cheap compared to other places. The store owner is a nice sweet gentleman. He will personally recommend you things that are reasonable and that are good buys.

Room Tip: Should get rooms nearer to the lobby if not you will be walking in a maze trying to get to your room...
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  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 11 September 2013

I have spent one night in august during my trip around norway. the hotel is a standard hotel. clean with big rooms. I have reserved a superior room overlooking the fjord. the view was amazing. this is a small village on the main road and there is nothing particular but one stop for an evening is quite good. Restaurant offer a big buffet or a la carte menù. a bit expensive but good. service at the front desk is not very active. I made a reservation through the web asking for a basket of fruit in room for my wife birthday but nothing was arrange at our arrival.

Room Tip: ask for a superior room overlooking the fjord
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  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 18 August 2013

We ordered from the 'a la carte' menu. Maybe the chef in kitchen had a bad day.
They didn't manage to bake pommes fries, they initially served burned food. The hamburger was really not tasty, also this was more or less overcooked. Salade was cut in very big pieces.
Overal taste was too salty and absolute nothing special.
We expected more quality and inspiration from this well know hotel/restaurant.
Overall quality of the food was below the 'veikro' standard.
Price was therefore too high.
Only plus was that the quantity was ok.

We really think that they can do better, due to our previous experiences.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled with family
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Tor_Skrede, Director of Sales at Thon Hotel Jolster, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2013

Thank you very much for your feedback from your visit to our hotel and restaurant earlier this month.

We are very sorry to learn that this most recent visit of yours was not up to your expectations, based on earlier visits, which we understand have been good- and positive experiences for you, which we are of course happy to learn.

Our management and restaurant- and kitchen team members have now spent time going through this incident, where all details have been investigated, discussed and analyzed. It seems clear that some routeens had not initially been followed, however during the meal been sorted out and corrected professionally by present staff members on duty. It has also been established that our “Cowboy burgers” were ordered, which are somewhat different from ordinary burgers,- but should nevertheless of course always be fresh, tasty and correctly presented.

On basis of the above, we again apologise for the fact that not everything initially “went by the book” on a very busy day, but at the same time we feel that everything was done by our staff members on duty that evening to make necessary corrections and improvements as quickly as possible during your meal.

However, and in spite of all internal routeens for our à la carte menu having now been rechecked and updated for all staff members, we would like your next visit to our restaurant to be as good-, pleasant and as positive as practically possible. Therefore I would like to invite you to send me an e-mail to my personal adress tor@skeihotel.no with necessary details for next time you plan to visit us. Then I will personally make sure that a suitable arrangement is agreed and prepared for you for a happy and memorable visit and meal. I look forward to receiving your e-mail at your earliest convenience.

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Reviewed 7 August 2013

We stayed at this hotel on our trip from Bergen to Trondheim. Travelling with a 2-year-old we requested a room close to the reception because of the baby-call. We also requested a spacious room because of the travel-baby-cot we brought. The staff was very friendly and helpful, and gladly accommodated our requests.

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 6 August 2013

It was a nice 1 night stay. Friendly staff, nice breakfast, nice and spacious double room (mattress a bit soft, though). Beautiful view from lobby and from the room as well (see photo attached, taken from the room). Dinner at the hotel's restaurant was good. Very easy to find, and lot of parking space.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 15 July 2013

We book this hotel as it is cheaper than the hotel in Fjaerland. It is not too far from the main attractions nearby, namely the Boyabreen, the Ice glacier museum. Our next location is Geiranger, so this hotel is still in a good middle location.

The staff is good, the rooms are OK. there is also self help laundry facilities, which we find useful for a long trip.

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Thon Hotel Jolster

Address: PO Box 23, Skei 6841, Norway (Formerly Skei Hotel)
Region: Norway > Western Norway > Sogn og Fjordane > Skei
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Skei
Price Range: £96 - £164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Thon Hotel Jolster 4*
Number of rooms: 129
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Pleasant, modern and comfortable family-run resort hotel with proud hospitality traditions since 1889. Spacious lounges and dining room overlooking Lake Jølster. Wide choice of indoor- and outdoor activities all year round. Excellent base and starting point for half- or full day excursions to some of the most interesting and well-known sights and tourist attractions in the area. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Best Western Sogn Og Fjordane
Sogn Og Fjordane Best Western

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