Bergen YMCA Hostel

Address: Nedre Korskirkeallmenningen 4 , Bergen, Hordaland, Western Fjords, N-5017, Norway | Hostel
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsBergen YMCA Hostel

      Reviewed by keshiak

      Great location

      Reviewed Sep 14, 2014
      by (15 reviews) Courtenay , Canada Flag of Canada

      The hostel is in a perfect location, right in the hustle and bustle of the main square, a beautiful location for a week or just a night stay. Right across the square is the fish market, down the way is Bryggen, and it's surrounded by coffee shops, restaurants (complete with patios), among much more ! If you're doing the Norway in a Nutshell tour, it's a short walk to the train station first thing in the morning. The rooms are nice and clean, can be a little cramped if it's full, but it's not a bad place to hang your hat for the evening.

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      Reviewed by gord.grant.1

      A well appointed hostel

      Reviewed Jul 20, 2014
      by (1 review) Regina , Canada Flag of Canada

      It is hard to imagine a beter location for a hostel than right in the heart of Bergen's tourist district. Almost as amazing is the reasonable prices they charge. I came in without warning from the hinterlands so I was , of course unable to get a private room. The summer dorm is actually an auditorium full of bunk beds, a little daunting at first, but it's pretty quiet and folks were generally respectful. Being mostly for youth, the lights were on late at night and off until late in the morning, which wasn't exactly to my taste. Security in the building was first rate for a hostel, with access cards so that we could come and go and use the facilities. Breakfast was pretty good, too. A proper Norwegian buffet with a wide range of good foods available for NOK 65, a real deal in the tourist zone of a Norwegian city. I'd say it's as good as you could ever expect from a youth hostel in a big city. I'd love to return with a little lead time and try their private rooms.

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      TripAdvisor Reviews Bergen YMCA Hostel

      3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

      Travel Blogs from Bergen

      Trolls, Fart and Music!

      A travel blog entry by sarah.mansergh on Sep 14, 2014

      17 photos

      We're going to stay at the YMCA-everybody now Y-M-C-A

      Just had to sing it.

      Arrived in Bergen after a slight misadventure on our ferry-thankfully the burning engine got us to shore and another boat came along within minutes. Bags sequestered in a precariously organized stack in the YMCA luggage locker …

      Beautiful Bergen

      A travel blog entry by keshiak on Sep 14, 2014

      3 comments, 7 photos

      I got to Bergen, Norway Sunday afternoon and if you haven’t been there before, let me paint you a little picture. Imagine that you’re flying over these cute little islands (not Lofoten Islands), connected by roads, and beautifully surrounded by turquoise waters along their shorelines, gradually turning a deep blue further out, little …

      Day 4 - Bergensbanen

      A travel blog entry by hamhamparty on Jul 28, 2014

      17 photos

      Today I pretty much just went on a train. But WHAT A TRAIN. I actually cried at one point because I loved the train so much, and also I was all emotional about my book. It's been a day of introverted bliss. This morning I had my first traditional Norwegian breakfast, which consists of ryvita, some fish eggs in a tube, pickled fish, a boiled egg and …

      Where were you?

      A travel blog entry by gord.grant.1 on Jul 20, 2014

      1 comment, 5 photos

      Well, the riding has been good. I've had a little difficulty charging as my cable's shot and seem to have lost an entry, so here I am many days later and a little bit tired. After Oyer, we went to Lillehammer, saw the art gallery as well as Maihaugen, a large outdoor museum showcasing all sorts of historic buildings, and Børkbæk, home of nobel …

      Bergen Museums

      A travel blog entry by spsadventures on Aug 25, 2013

      4 photos

      ... but similarly-colored, puzzles and had to put them together with no map or idea of what they would be in the end. It's more challenging than you might think.

      Since dad hadn't seen the Bryggen area yet, we went there and to the Bergenhus area nearby for a bit until it was time to head to the airport. In front of one of the hotels, there is an airport bus that leaves several times per hour and is super-convenient a well as MUCH cheaper than a taxi would ...