Kviknes - Balestrand

Kviknevegen 8, Balestrand, Norway, 5850  show map
 4 stars
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Kviknes - Balestrand

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Cafe

Coffee shop

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Solarium

Sauna

Overview

The 4-star Kviknes Hotel provides guests with a traditional accommodation featuring 24-hour front desk, 24-hour room service and laundry. Operating in Balestrand since 1913, this hotel features historic architecture and modern comforts.

The hotel is set within a 10-minute walk from the city center. The venue is located 272 km from Oslo.

Jostedalsbreen National Park is 58 km of the property, while Briksdal Glacier is around 54 km away.

Kviknes Hotel can be reached in a 40-minute drive from Haukasen airport.

Rooms

Staying at Kviknes Hotel guests can make use of a mini bar, cable TV, a refrigerator, a sitting area and a DVD player supplied in the rooms. Some rooms offer a splendid view over the mountain. They feature bathrooms with a shower, a hairdryer and towels.

Eat & Drink

Guests can order Swiss meals at the large restaurant. Located in a shopping area, Kviknes Eating and Drinking and Balholm Bar and Bistro serve a wide range of meals.

Services

There are currency exchange, a storage room and a souvenir shop at guests' disposal.

Relax

Guests will benefit from a sundeck and an indoor swimming pool. A gym and gymnastics classes as well as hiking and fishing are provided on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site for free.

Number of floors:   8.  Number of rooms:   194.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Private beach
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Coffee shop
  • Lobby

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Hiking
  • Fishing

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services

Children's facilities

  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Solarium
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi

Room view

  • Lake view
  • Water view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

Children above
0 years or adults
Extra bed NOK 200
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Kviknevegen 8, Balestrand, Norway, 5850

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City Center
  • Balestrand
    300 m
Airports
  • Haukasen (SOG)
    32.5 km
  • Bringeland (FDE)
    44.6 km
Restaurants
  • Balholm Bar and Bistro
    20 m
  • Kviknes Eating and Drinking
    30 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of floors:
    8
  • Number of rooms:
    194

Hotel Awards

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Best 4 Star Hotels in Norway

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Rooms and availability

Kviknes photos Room
Standard Room
Water view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Balcony
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  • General:Individual air conditioning
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • VCR player
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

Includes a work desk, seating area and cable TV. Most rooms have a balcony. These rooms are located on floor 5-8 and offer views of the fjord and village.

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center200 m

Local attractions

  • Hopperstad Stave Church14.7 km
    Vik
  • Hopperstad Stavkirke14.8 km
    Hopperstad

Near the hotel

  • Balestrand Tourist Information140 m
    Kaien

    Restaurants nearby

    • Balholm Bar and Bistro20 m

      Address: Kviknevegen 8
      Phone: +47 57 69 42 00

      77% likes this, based on 27 reviews

    • Pilgrim Restaurant100 m

      Address: Golden House Gallery
      Phone: 91562842

      75% likes this, based on 32 reviews
      Cuisine: Norwegian

    • Kviknes Eating and Drinking30 m

      Address: Kviknevegen 6
      Phone: +47 57694200

      73% likes this, based on 28 reviews

    • Ciderhuset970 m

      Address: Sjotunsvegen 32
      Phone: 90 83 56 73

      85% likes this, based on 72 reviews
      Price Range: ZAR 417 - ZAR 1 657

    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of floors:
      8
    • Number of rooms:
      194

    Hotel Awards

    NorwegianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBalestrandKviknes

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best 4 Star Hotels in Norway

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    Kviknes Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Kviknes

    Average guest rating

    7.4out of 10
    Very good
    Based on 45 reviews

    Rating by category:

    Rooms
    10.0
    Service
    10.0
    Value
    9.3
    Dining
    10.0
    Location
    10.0

    Guest reviews

    • Single
      5.8

      It is located nicely at the Sognefjord. However, as I stayed there only for one night, there isn't much else to report.

      Compared to other hotels I stayed during a trip around western Norway, i found this hotel quite a bit overpriced.

    • Older travelers
      9.6

      Beautiful hotel, lovely setting. Historic furniture and artifacts well worth seeing. We took lots of pictures, both inside and outside. Fine view of fjord from balcony of 7th floor room. Breakfast buffet is excellent. Balestrand is one of the most picturesque towns I've seen, and the Kviknes is the centerpiece -- it looks good even from the hiking trails up above the town. We're very glad we chose to stay at the Kviknes.

      Dinner in the main dining room is a bit expensive.

    • Older travelers
      9.6

      We stayed in 4 hotels during our trip and this was the one we enjoyed the most. The setting, the staff, the design and decor of the hotel were wonderful We appreciated and enjoyed a small tour of the public rooms and artwork by one of the staff. Our room was one with a view which was breathtaking. Our room was quiet and the beds were comfortable. The complimentary breakfast included hot and cold dishes and was great. The expensive buffet in the dining room in the evening offered a large and tasty variety. We found the prices of restaurant food in Norway to be quite expensive and this was no exception.

      It would be nice to have the setup for coffee and tea in the room.

    • Group of friends
      9.6

      We stayed in the modern section of the hotel in a standard room with a fabulous view of the Fjord. Breakfast was in the historical part of the hotel which has been well perserved and we were fortunate enough to have a completely sunny day with coffee on the veranda and the breathtaking views of the Fjord. Four of us had an excellent casual dinner in the lobby bar area. Both evening and morning walks along the water near the hotel were very beautiful and peaceful. The hotel is located very near the ferry terminal which made easy access for the ferry to the Glacier and then back connecting with the express ferry to Bergen. This was an excellent hotel run by very professional staff.

      Great location - great hotel

    • Older travelers
      8.8

      Have stayed before - we chose it as we have relatives we were visiting in the area. Overall standards are excellent. Would really appreciate a kettle (water boiler) and tea and coffee facilities in the room.

      No drinks facilities in the rooms.

    • Older travelers
      6.2

      The food was surprisingly good. Plentiful, great choice, fresh and tasty. The evening buffet beats most hotels I've stayed at (and I've been to many...). Like many other things in Norway the Buffet was expensive but really worth the money.

      The reception staff was quite poor and lacked knowledge of tours in the area. One very important point: The hotel caters to large groups of tourists. We could not escape the feeling that those groups got the better view rooms and enjoyed dramatically lower prices. One can understand the price advantage but the fact they got the better view rooms was frustrating. Bookings.com should put pressure on hotels to avoid such situations!

    • Older travelers
      6.2

      Good views from rooms on upper floors. Clean.

      Straight from the ferry and into a modern hotel reception. Room in a concrete bunker with corridors in desperate need of renovation. The restaurant is in the reception area and we started wondering where the historical hotel was. Misleading information from the reception desk meant we only discovered the old part by accident. Very, very expensive for what it is.

    • Couple
      8.8

      The hotel is located in a paradise. Beautiful

      Personal not always helpful. Restaurant bar closed at 10 pm. We arrived from one excursion just 5 min before 10. We asked for something to eat, just a sanwich. But answer from service was a big no.

    • Family with children
      7.0

      The breakfast and evening buffets are excellent, as well as the service. The breakfast is included and the dinner is about $92 per person for a huge variety of food from seafood, salad, hot foods, cheeses, desserts, etc.

      The hotel is large and charming but the rooms are dated and beds are very average considering the price per room. If possible, stay in the "new" part from 1970's, as the bathrooms have been updated and we understand that the bedrooms in the original part of the hotel are very dated and dusty. Be ready to spend a lot of money in Norway but remember to enjoy the views of the Fjords and glaciers which are beautiful (makes one forget about the beds).

    • Group of friends
      7.0

      location is best, the staff is best, the view is best,

      the price is very high.

    • Single
      7.8

      Spectacular surroundings and the old part of the hotel is also spectacular, a really nice dinner too.

      The new part of the hotel bears all signs of being from the 60ties externally as well as being outdated inside

    • Bernard Hunt
      September  2016
      10.0

      My wife and I stayed here on a package holiday to see the sights of Norway.

      What an excellent location, so nice, so friendly. Everything was so perfect.

      Nothing negative about this hotel.

      • Beautiful views from our hotel balcony
    • Jessie Lee
      September  2016
      10.0

      I stayed in this beautiful hotel last week.

      The staff were attentive at all times, the food was excellent and the room was clean & comfortable.

      None.

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Kviknes - Balestrand Balestrand location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    Kviknevegen 8, Balestrand, Norway, 5850

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Balestrand
      300 m
    Airports
    • Haukasen (SOG)
      32.5 km
    • Bringeland (FDE)
      44.6 km
    Restaurants
    • Balholm Bar and Bistro
      20 m
    • Kviknes Eating and Drinking
      30 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Number of floors:
      8
    • Number of rooms:
      194

    Hotel Awards

    NorwegianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBalestrandKviknes

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best 4 Star Hotels in Norway

    Use Badge