Radisson Blu Royal Hotel
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... the runway. More delays.
Our plane finally lands, then we get hit again by another snow storm. We finally leave after 2.5 hour delay.
We land in Oslo and i have to grab my bag and re-check in. I make it with minutes to spare. The flight to Stavanger is only 50 minutes, so by the time the crew have served up tea and coffee its time to land.
Walk out of the airport and jump on board the Flybussen bus. Its the fast and easy way to get to and from the ...
... it happened in the middle of the 11km tunnel, and spread throughout.
In Balestrand we had ...
... realised that neither of us really wanted to go in (i.e. we had walked all the way for no reason).
The rest of the city was fairly quiet and most of the shops were already closed. The only noise came from a cycle race for kiddies, which was very cute.
The most famous attraction in Stavanger is Gamle Stavanger, or the old town, considered to be the largest wooden city in Europe. We adored it and spent a lot of time ...
There was one main reason for me wanting to visit Stavanger, and it went by the name of Preikestolen.
Not going to bother you with a description of the view, cause there was none. Unfortunately the only day I had to visit was a foggy one, so this was what I had waiting for me at the top:
Still, it was a really good hike, the way is clearly marked both going up or down, and the different elements ...
... surrounding areas, good for fishing and spotting the enemy.
The Germans also chose this area in ww2 for the same reason, and there was a big canon mount base up there...just a circle of rocks now.
Olaug then drove us to a couple other spectacular viewing spots. Had views of the surrounding fjords, hills and city. We returned to her house for coffee and a snack of cold cuts, smoked salmon, bread, tomatoes, boiled egg, and ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
TravelPod Member ReviewsRadisson Blu Royal Hotel Stavanger
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.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.