Thon Hotel Bergen Brygge

Address: Bradbenken 3, Bergen, Hordaland, Western Fjords, 5003, Norway | 3 star hotel
 
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Location

This 3 star hotel, located in the Bergenhus area of Bergen, is near Rasmus Meyer Collection, Leprosy Museum, Bergenhus Festning, and Hakon's Hall (Hakonshallen).
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          TravelPod Member ReviewsThon Hotel Bergen Brygge

          Reviewed by vogette

          Very comfortable

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          by (15 reviews) Castle Hill , Australia Flag of Australia

          This hotel is older style, but certainly in a great position at the dock, and very comfortable. It is in the process of renovation. The shower was great! Breakfast was very good, and plentiful...

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

          Historical Traveler Reviews Thon Hotel Bergen Brygge

          Convenient location

          from

          In this convenient place it is nice to stay for appr. two days. Rooms are ok and people are friendly.

          You have to know that the bar and restaurant are closed! (this is not mentioned on the web page)

          Be aware of the inconvenient shower (Half bad) which is slippery also.

          Disappointing Hotel

          from

          My husband and I stayed at the Bryggen Orion for 4 nights earlier this month. We had a standard room which was very small and poorly arranged.

          No proper wardrobe space or room for two suitcases. One of the beds doubled as a day sofa and was worn out and very uncomfortable. The lighting was poor and it took some determination to get a new bulb for the bedside lamp. The bathroom had no proper ventilation system, nowhere to hang anything, and the half tub with the shower was unsteady. The sink plug was missing and in spite of asking for another it was never replaced. The guide books promise a 'banquet' for breakfast but it was no more than average. A light buffet is served in the evening on certain nights which is included in the room rate.

          This hotel is obviously accustomed to having many guests who only stay for one night due to its proximity to the ferry terminal and for one night it is probably adequate. If you want to stay in Bergen for a few days to enjoy this lovely city then try another hotel.

          Use another hotel

          from

          great location,but unfriendly staff,the bar was not open at all !,we asked for a room with a view but was facing an office block 20 yrds in front off us,room was quite spacious but only because we asked for an extra bed for a 5 yr old and charged us 100 nkr,we left breakfast because they has roast potatos and veg(leftovers from night before) the parking was 200 mtrs aways so take your brolly to get the car back as it always rains in bergen they also charge you 100 nkr for that service.But give bergen a try but stay somewhere else(sas radison)

          Great stay at Bryggen - every time!

          from

          This hotel is great for short visits to Bergen. Excellent location, I found it quiet by night, but just around the corner from all the city activities and attractions.

          The food is really good and you will find tea making facilities in the rooms, which is rather unusual, probably a result of the many British groups staying here too.

          The most important detail - staff are really friendly and helpful.

          I used to stay at this hotel and many more as a tour guide, so when I compare it to hundreds of others, it still remains one of my very favourite city centre hotels.

          Convenient, but room quality varies

          from

          You can't beat the location - right in the heart of Bryggen, the old city - and the breakfast buffet features a waffle maker and do-it-yourself eggs. There was also a free light dinner Monday - Thursday, which you'll appreciate once you see the prices in Bergen's restaurants. But avoid odd numbered rooms below about N45 (where N is the floor number) because these face a very busy street and the spotlight that shines on the front of the hotel also shines right into the room. Standard rooms are very small - opt for a junior suite. The staff was very friendly and helpful, and when I complained about the noise and light, they moved us to a better room as soon as one became available. All in all, a reasonable value for the money.

          Perefect for exploring

          from

          stayed here last summer and found it comfortable and perfectly positioned for exploring Bergen on foot. Convenient parking too a bonus. Rooms were simple but well equipped, and we had a lovely view over the harbour Best of all was the amazing buffet breakfast- sufficient to keep us going until evening which is a bonus in a country where food is so expensive. Would highly recommend it as also good value for money

          Average, run of the mill hotel.

          from

          Average, run-of-the-mill hotel. We visited here in February 2001 and arrived by train from Oslo. We found the hotel fine - nothing exceptional - but basic clean room with cable TV and en-suite bathroom. Hot buffet breakfast was excellent. Location great - all attractions within walking distance. Pleasant bar with open log fire in the evenings. However, the hotel has no quad rooms for families. We stayed here as the price was the cheapest amongst other comparable hotels in Bergen. Web site rainbow-hotel

          OK for a night

          from

          I stayed here for just one night in January 2003. The hotell is located quite near the center of town so it is easy to get around in the city.

          The room itself was pretty standard: a couple of chairs, TV with the normal cabel channels, a waterboiler if you want to make some coffee or tea, a small fridge with drinks and chocolates and a small desk. The bad itself was a bit on the soft side for my likings and the pillow was too thin. The bathroom was quite small and there was only a shower curtain when it comes to the shower. This means that the water splashed all over the floor when I took a shower and the curtain kept sticking to my back. I don't have a big problem with that but I do of course have some thoughts about the fact that this shower curtain has probably been stuck to many other people.

          The breakfast was a traditional Norwegian hotel standard: bread (with all the stuff you can have on bread), cereal, egg in different variations and coffe/tea/mnilk/juice.

          TripAdvisor Reviews Thon Hotel Bergen Brygge

          3.50 of 5 stars Very Good
           

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