Skiven Guesthouse

Skivebakken 17, Bergen, Hordaland, Western Fjords, N-5018, Norway | Hotel
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Love Bergen

A travel blog entry by rulian.fiske on Aug 06, 2014

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... was from Toronto, Canada, and they're on Nautica. Had a good chat with them. They had been here a few times before and they had sailed quite a lot on Oceania. We commented about how lovely Bergen was and how uninteresting Oslos was :-) The gentleman was a geologist, his wife appeared to be of Japanese origin. Lovely couple.

After poking into all the shops (of any interest at all) and buying a few T-shirts (only affordable thing), we decided to try the cable car again. ...

Bergen

A travel blog entry by analegge on Jun 19, 2014

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... in their own right with tiny shops and cafes. We took the tram to the high view point above the city and were rewarded with huge views. Then walked down and down through the forested walkway zigzagging until we reached the narrow cobbled lanes with old homes and pretty gardens. Walked back via amazing fish market and the old castle grounds and sat for a while to listen to the Naval Wind Orchestra. Excellent. A good ...

Back in Honefoss

A travel blog entry by pbradham on Jun 15, 2014

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... train back to Honefoss. We walked to the train station then hopped abroad. It was a very long train ride despite only being 5 hours. I was not able to sleep. I got back to Honefoss and cleaned up. I made some dinner and tried to catch up on the CWS with Texas Tech. I shared some of my Belgian chocolate with my Slovakian roommate Vicki, and my other Finnish friend Anu. We talked for about an hour until we got tired then decided it was time for bed. ...

Bergen

A travel blog entry by tomodea on Jun 13, 2014

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... Century for grand occasions but over the centuries it was used for many things, including storage. In 1944 during the war a Dutch ship that had been requisitioned by the Germans anchored in port, against all regulations, and, for some reason its cargo took fire. As the ship was full of ammunition it exploded, killing over 100 Norwegians and some Germans and making a mess of a lot of the town, including this area. When the Norwegians cleared the rubble ...

In Odd We Trust

A travel blog entry by vontiki2000 on Apr 25, 2014

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... By this time, most of the museums were closed (they do this really early for some reason), so we just walked around central Bergen for a while. It really is a charming place with clean parks, fountains, and statues everywhere. Two cautionary notes: (1) if the incessant squaking of seagulls bothers you then stay away; (2) if you are to ever be memorialized by statue here, your head will be shat upon. After a few hours of roaming around, we ...

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Location

This hotel, located in the Sentrum area of Bergen, is near Bryggen Hanseatic Wharf, Hardanger Fjord, Fjord Tours, and Bergen Maritime Museum (Sjofartsmuseum).
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsSkiven Guesthouse Bergen

    Reviewed by andrewjerome

    Great value for Bergen

    Reviewed May 31, 2011
    by (17 reviews) Sydney, Australia , Australia Flag of Australia

    We liked it here very much as it is good value for expensive Bergen. There is a kitchen to make meals and the room we had was a great size. The hosts live separately upstairs so it is no problem to come and go as you please. The location is also very convenient to town

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Skiven Guesthouse Bergen

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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