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Baarstua Guesthouse
Ranked #3 of 4 Alta B&B and Inns
Reviewed 15 April 2015

We stayed in a triple room. The room was very nice with kitchenette. We could not cook big meals but still good for some light ones in order not to bother the alarm in the room. There were some utensils and plates and stuff in the room. Some more were in the hall that you're free to use. Clean and tidy.
The room was spacious enough even with a dining table. There were extra folded chairs for your convenience. The bed was a bit soft to me but I think the softness level is common in Norway.
Supermarket was a few minute walking away. The town was around 15 minutes walk (we have short legs). There were a mall, some supermarkets, Northern light cathedral in the town. We even walked to the Alta Museum. It took around an hour or so.
Mrs. owner was very friendly and helpful during my booking and our stay. She gave us tips on where to get off the bus. She also helped in calling to ask for my delayed luggage and booking for a taxi. Taxi ride, by the way, was Kr129 for our trip from the Guesthouse to Alta airport. Took 2-3 minutes only.
The guesthouse was just like a hotel.

  • Stayed: April 2015, travelled with family
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Reviewed 3 March 2015

We spent two weeks in this lovely place. It was super clean, with extremely comfortable beds that I did not want to leave in the mornings.
The owner could not have been nicer and more helpful.
As we were often out at night the self-catering option was perfect for us. The kitchenette was small but really good to use and plenty of pots and tools were available.
We loved the big bathroom with the underfloor heating!
Free and reliable WiFi was also brilliant to have.
It is conveniently located and only a few minutes drive (or walk) to the airport.

We werfe probably a bit unlucky that the person above us had his alarm go off at 6.00 am and did not turn it off, so it went on and on for ages. Not so good if you only got to bed very late after a night out aurora watching. :)

We would definitely go back there but I would ask for an upstairs room.

Great place, highly recommended.

Room Tip: upstairs is probably quieter
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  • Stayed: February 2015, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 7 January 2015

Nice place to sleep, with a good bedroom, roomy bathroom (with heated floor) and a small (but sufficient) space to cook and eat (and save on the expensive dining options around...).
Was even lucky to see the northern lights - aurora - from the window of our room.
And something important that's often overlooked, there are some spots to park cars - which seems to be really necessary for reaching the landmarks and activities around.
The location is pretty good, midway between the airport and the city centre.
Just book well in advance, because the number of rooms is limited.

  • Stayed: December 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 28 December 2014 via mobile

The room is modern, clean and cozy. Is possible to get there by walking from the airport, and is possible to walk to the city center too.
The owner is a realy nice lady, who cares about offering a good experience in Alta.
I came here to see the northen lights and I was able to see it starting from my window! Fantastic!

  • Stayed: December 2014
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Reviewed 23 January 2014

I ordered after reading the recommendations here on Tripadvisor, and they don't lie. This is a small guesthouse with good rooms, flatscreen TV, spacious bathroom and your own little kitchen with a dining table. It's about midway between the airport and the city centre. The owner is very helpful in helping out with recommendations on where to go and what to see. Wifi is free. It's not really a B&B since they don't serve breakfast, but the beds are very good. I think this is a place that gives you good value for your money.

Stayed: January 2014, travelled with family
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Address: Kongleveien 2A, Alta 9510, Norway
Region: Norway > Northern Norway > Finnmark > Alta Municipality > Alta
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Ranked #3 of 4 B&Bs / Inns in Alta
Price Range: RM364 - RM494 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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