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London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

super Staff, very well trained and super formally Polite...perfect mix ...and the Hotel Gastro Quality was Top, sorry but we didn't stay the night so can't commen on the Hotel Overnight facilities I can imagine only positive, I have been there often for a day trip :)

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American Canyon
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We flew directly from Oakland CA to Oslo the end of May 2014. We spent a few very busy days in Oslo then got on the train to Geilo. From Geilo we took a bus, if I remember right it was about an hour (and was nearly empty), which dropped us off in front of the Fossil hotel. When we... More 

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Benfleet, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

A unique looking hotel from the 1890's sitting on the top of Vøringsfossen. Throwback to the 1950's. Lobby has all sorts interesting bits and pieces. Something different l that really could attract those who enjoy old hotels in beautiful surroundings. Close to waterfalls.

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Thank Glenn S
Arendal, Norway
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

A hotel from the 1890's sitting on the top of Vøringsfossen. The hotel interior is perfectly intact from the 1950's. Lobby area looks like a museum. A hotel that really could attract those who enjoy old hotels in beautiful surroundings. A place I really will book a stay in the future.

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Thank Jan F
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58 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Okay, first of all, this is a 2 star hotel, so don't expect anything it shouldn't be. That being said, my husband and I just loved the place !! It is family run, and the owner is very nice and helpful ; the other staff members know right away who you are, what room you are in and they learn... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Traditional Norwegian hotel with a lot of charm, old fashioned decoration and an amazing location just at the top of one of the largest waterfalls in Norway. Great for a one night stopover while travelling through the country. Excellent food for dinner and a very complete breakfast. Pet friendly and with a very helpful staff.

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Orlando
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

If the Voringfossen Falls are on your list, staying here at the Fossil Hotel is a great option. Literally at the top of the falls, you will be able to visit the viewing areas early and late, without the teaming bus loads of other tourist. A short drive/hike to the bottom of the falls is also recommended if you have... More 

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Kansas City
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546 reviews
108 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed for for just one night but wish we had another night. This is a quaint 100 year old hotel. The staff was very kind. Rooms are spotlessly clean. We had a small balcony that overlooked the waterfall area. There are several ice sitting Roma including one with a fireplace and TV.We had dinner at the hotel which was... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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80 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2016

Amazingly scenic view from the hotels and the rooms. It was a very nice place to stay and the history of the hotel is quite enchanting as well. It is still owned by the descendants of the original owner and builder. All the materials for the hotel were carried up there on horseback. If you visit, you will understand how... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2015

We went here on an organised trip,the Hotel is amazing,we had coffee and cake here which were good.The views from here are spectacular the waterfall which is further down from the hotel is beautiful.We saw Greigs piano here.It is not a place I would have visited if it was not included in our holiday

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fossli Hotel is situated at the innermost end of the Hardanger Fjord. The hotel affords a magnificent view over the Mabo Valley and the 182m Voringsfoss Waterfall. The hotel is tastefully and comfortably designed by the famous Norwegian architect Konow Lund. It was build in 1891, which was 25 years before the road was build, and all the materials were carried on horseback to the top. Edvard Grieg used to be a regular guest at Fossli Hotel and wrote his Opus 66 here. Fossil Hotel today offers 60 rooms, a nice restaurant, a café, and a fully licensed bar. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fossli Hotel

Address: Voringsfossen, 5783, Norway
Region: Norway > Western Norway > Hordaland > Hardanger > Eidfjord Municipality
Price Range: RM679 - RM754 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Fossli Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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“get room at front of hotel facing valley and waterfall”
  • view from room at front of hotel
 of 5 bubbles Emanpee, 6 Jul 2015 | Read review
“A room faced the fjord valley is recommended.”
  • A dinning room
  • Waterfalls of Voringfossen viewed from a guest room
 of 5 bubbles DrJayMic, 28 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Free wi-fi downstairs in the lobby-lounge, outside area, not so good of reception in room, but for one night it's fine!!”
 of 5 bubbles BES59, 21 Jun 2015 | Read review
“If you ask for a room facing the falls, you can hear them with the window open.”
 of 5 bubbles KathleenMcClaren, 15 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Of course with a view to the waterfall.”
 of 5 bubbles thearndt, 13 Aug 2013 | Read review
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