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Seattle, Washington
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8 reviews
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I loved this hotel. It's nestled in the beautiful Norwegian fjords. It's idyllic and perfect. It is the quaint little tourist town of Flam. Although it was cold at night, it was worth the short walk to the centrally located pub that resembles a stave church (it is a brewery as well)... There are gift shops and large boats within... More 

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Trondheim, Sor-Trondelag, Norway
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130 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A quite large tourist hotel with a surprisingly cozy and intimate lobby/restaurant area, despite it covering four stories. The interior has a rather kitschy approach to Norwegian folklore, still I liked it. My room was large and with a bathtub and good bed. Friendly staff. The weakest point is the food, which was variable. Good breakfast though.

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Bergen, Hordaland, Norway
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

30+ people stayed for the weekend, and the hotel was very helpful providing facilities for the band's training. Very good indeed! The rooms are nice and clean, good view the the centre of the village. The bathrooms are also very clean and modern. The hotel is a mix of old and new, and has some rooms with old-style decor and... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Fretheim Hotel is easily the favorite of our Norway and Sweden trip. The tiny village of Flam is a beautiful place right out of the fairy tales. The thought of attempting to describe the place is daunting. The desk staff made us feel like family and 'adopted' our young teen grandson who spoke Swedish with and hung out with... More 

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San Francisco
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Reviewed 29 October 2016

Location was great in Flam, except parking is behind the hotel and there is no drive way to pull up front to drop off the luggage. You have to drag the bags down the block, which be a hassle when it's raining and road is wet and muddy. Staff at check-in was professional, friendly, knowledgeable and answered all the questions... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

An excellent hotel with friendly staff and a great breakfast. Had a balcony room overlooking the fjord and would recommend this is the best category for anyone considering staying here. All attractions of Flam are in easy walking distance (a stroll really). The train ride down to Flam was spectacular and the fjord cruise was out of this world...booked the... More 

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Weston, Florida
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Lovely hotel in Flam. The room is clean and we got the view of the mountain from our window. The staff are nice and accommodating. The breakfast is not as great compared to the other hotels we checked in. The only fruit that they have is a fruit salad which did not taste fresh at all. It tasted as if... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

This hotel is comfortable and convenient to the town. It has a great breakfast included. Free wifi. Easy parking and access to the Flam railroad or other attractions. Nice walking paths behind the hotel up the hill side. The staff is friendly and helpful

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

Room 129 is comfortable. Soft Pillows and mattress. Beautiful view of the Fjords and water. Outside patio for sitting. Very peaceful setting. Small shopping area and water very close. You can catch the Flam Scenic Train or the ferry. Buffet ok – not laid out very well – plates should be kept on a table and not under the main... More 

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Powys
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

Most visitors will go to Flam after a ride on the mountain railway or a cruise on the fiords. Both of which are truly spectular and not to be mised on a visit to Norway. The Fretheim Hotel is probably the nicest place to stay in Flam due to its position, and many rooms have a great view . Our... More 

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Additional Information about Fretheim Hotel

Address: on Flam Waterfront, Mailbox 63, Flam 5743, Norway
Region: Norway > Western Norway > Sogn og Fjordane > Aurland Municipality > Flam
Price Range: RM719 - RM1,250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Fretheim Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 122
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“The rooms on the lower level had a nice patio!”
 of 5 bubbles NordicPNW, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Good standard rooms, but why not try one of the "Historical Rooms"”
  • View to the fjord from behind and above the hotel. You can also see the viewing tower at the hot
 of 5 bubbles arnterikh, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Balcony room facing fjord”
 of 5 bubbles PaulW417, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed on the second floor, which is ok, with the mountains as our backdrop.”
 of 5 bubbles lilibee2005, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“second floor backside rooms have a patio which is nice.”
 of 5 bubbles Lasrman, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
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