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Engo Gard Hotel & Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Tjome
Certificate of Excellence
Oslo, Norway
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41 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“It used to be a farm. Now it's paradise on Earth. ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014 via mobile

The setting couldn't be better. An old farm with all kinds of different little cozy huts and cottages, now converted into hotel rooms. The standard is of another world (a better one). The service is nothing but perfect. And the food from the restaurant just nails it all into a paradise on Earth.

All senses are pleased after a stay at Engø Gård.

I went here through a seminar at work so I have no idea what the prices are like. Some people said its around 350 USD per night. That might be right. At least it feels like an expensive hotel. At least it should be with what you get out of a stay at this place.

I will definitely come back to Engø again for a weekend visit with my family. And I will recommend you all to do the same! You will never regret it.

Stayed May 2014, travelled on business
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 bubbles
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Norway
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72 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2014

We had a wonderful experience at Engø Gård in February. It was windy and rainy outside, but inside the most fantastically friendly staff warmly welcomed us. During our stay, there was always a smile and a friendly comment, and we really felt they cared about our well-being. We had a small, but nicely decorated room in the building called The Stable. Everything was very clean and well functioning. Comfortable bed as well. The food was absolutely marvelous. We had ordered a three course meal, but ended up with six courses before we were finished. Every course was a small piece of art, and it all tasted heavenly. They have a great wine list as well with wonderful, but quite expensive wines. This has been one of our best hotel and food experiences in a long time. We will definitely come back.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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50 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2013

I´ve had the pleasure of staying at Engø, several times over the last 10 years. My last visit just a couple of weeks ago. I am sad to say – the quality is not anywhere near what it used to be.

Staff is at times unprofessional, lacking the oversight and attentiveness that professional staff must have, in this segment.Plenty of mistakes are made and several staff members behave like if they were working an average cafeteria – not in a high class, high cost luxury resort, with a reputation for quality.

The food is still good, but not anywhere close to what we experienced during previous visits. During our lates visit, all five courses were served nearly cold, – on cold plates(!) Completely unacceptable.

A single espresso, ordered at the bar, sat on the counter for a good minute, while the waiter talked on the telephone – only to be served..... cold.

Sorry Engø – not good enough.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled on business
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Tonsberg, Norway
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35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2013

What a perfect location for a retreat from a hectic everyday life. Total relaxation, a cosy atmosphere, excellent food and wine, great service - we really felt welcome at Engø. This was value for money - not a budget stay, but well worth it! We´ll definitely be back!!

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Lommedalen
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34 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2013

This was our 3rd stay at Engø. We were alittle bit afraid that the quality of food and service had gone down since our last stays because there have been a big change in the people who work there.

We didn't have to worry!:-) We had a really great stay and the food and atmosphere were still fantastic.

What was better:
Dinner - even better with more unusual dishes.
Breakfast - ahhhh we were spoilt with better bread and everything made from scratch.

What was not so good:
Afternoon tea - missed the caramel souse
Service - before we went to our table (we were 8 having birthday party) there were one annoying waiter who tried to push caviar on us "100" times. Quite annoying. We also missed the danish headwaiter from our last stay. He made a difference.

All in all a fantastic stay again, and we will go back. Stayed in "Store Engø" room this time. Nice room, but I really like the normal Engø room Årstidene.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with friends
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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1,397 reviews
162 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 919 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2013

I stayed here with my wife and 2 children for two nights at the end July 2013 when attending a wedding of a close friend. From the minute we arrived we felt relaxed and spoilt. We stayed in a little 'cottage' room called "Frithjof" which was beautiful and full of charm and character. It was close to the reception, restaurant / bar and pool so was perfect.
The food, drink and service we received was of the highest quality throughout our stay... The breakfast buffets were simply amazing, (so much choice, so fresh and such high quality), the smoked salmon was just out of this world. The food / wine we had for the wedding dinner was also of the highest quality and presentation.

During the wedding we were looked after by a guy called Pierre (who in my opinion is a major asset for the Hotel, as was the barman... A British guy called Rob.) That said all the staff were first class and did the hotel proud.

We used the pool and sauna which was lovely and rode the hotel bicycles down to the Fjord and around the grounds.

Probably one of the most memorable two nights / days I've stayed at a 'European' Hotel and I hope to return one day... Keep it up Engo Gard!!

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
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Thank Roberts69
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Skien, Norway
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2013

Once upon a time, right after I knew I would be getting married, I got to see an ad for Engø gård on Facebook. It was the only wedding venue we looked at, I knew it would be perfect. It was. We stayed here during the last weekend in June, Friday to Sunday. We got married on Saturday and except for the weather - it was the only day for weeks it had to pour - everything was perfect.

On Friday night we had dinner with my family and maid of honor. It was so much fun - we got to eat things I didn't even know you could it, such as squid ink chips or dried sea weed. Every bite was an exquisite explosion of taste. We were supposed to have only three courses, but the dishes came and went in flurry and there were a lot more. In comparison, the wedding dinner, although excellent, was not quite as wonderful. Perhaps the magic had worn off a bit.

I did not have time to enjoy the wonderful indoors swimming pool and sauna all that much, but next time I go there, I surely will. There will absolutely be a next time at Engø, my husband and I have solemnly vowed to return at least once a year to relive the place where we got married.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Property: Engo Gard Hotel & Restaurant
Address: Gamle Engoevei 25, Tjome 3145, Norway
Region: Norway > Eastern Norway > Vestfold > Tjome Municipality > Tjome
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Tjome
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £££
Hotel Class:5 star — Engo Gard Hotel & Restaurant 5*
Number of rooms: 47
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A stay at Engo Gard is an unparalleled experience. Set in a beautiful natural location, amid historical buildings, and with a marvelous sense of well-being and culinary delights, we offer you an atmosphere guaranteed to give you peace of mind. ... more   less 
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