Radisson Blu Royal Hotel
Travel Blogs from Stavanger
Hey, so on the second cruise now! Nice easy one, one sea day yesterday which OMG was hell, it was so rough, I didn't feel I'll but I almost fell over about a million times haha! They closed off the outside as it was too dangerous for passengers to be out there! It was one of the girls birthday yesterday so after work we had a little party in the crew bar but not a late one as I ...
... for a visit to Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock). The journey to the rock was typical of what we have come to expect travel ...
... I think attending the music fest and realizing the city had a lot of creative people doing music and putting on events also helped me to better understand what goes on underneath the polished skin of it all.
Stavanger is also considered the "Oil Capital" of Norway, it even has an Oil Museum (which I didn't visit). It may sound really dumb but I had no idea they even had oil to begin with. It pretty much explained the wealth of ...
... headed back to the hostel to get ready for my trip. I got all my things in order and waited a bit longer, caught an episode of AD and left for the train station. A 9 hour train ride was up next, and boy was it an uncomfortable one. My fear of snoring on public transport and lack of pillow made it quite impossible to sleep, but what a beautiful train ride it was. Even though it was night time the entire trip basically, we are so far north it doesn't really get that dark -- so there ...
... hop was the souvenir shop half way to the boat. Nearly accidentally poked my eye out in the souvenir shop (seriously) but bought a very nice magnet. The End (of Stavenger). Back at the boat it seemed all that dodging cover had worked off enough of lunch for us to go for a session at the gym which was rather exciting. After keeping up a fairly strict gym routine over the last 2 years I really really miss it (and would never have thought this t be ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
It is a good hotel for business people but also for the common tourist. The breakfast is very good and the staff is very nice. The location is perfect right near Skagen, the old shopping center.
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