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First Hotel Kristiansand

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 3 September 2015

The room, that is. So small I was shocked when I opened the door. My next surprise was that the light didn't work. The bathroom was also miniature. The only plug in the room was on the wall furthest from the bed. As was the blanket on the bed. Now I'm not a big person at all, to put the...

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Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

Beside the kind staff, the rest was not good! The building is too old and they renovated it with the minimum price! Ventilation is bad and I felt an uncomfortable smell all around! Rooms are too small! I have window that opens to another room, So all curtains were closed! Loud music from the bar! I am happy that I...

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Trondheim, Norway
Reviewed 5 August 2015

We were in a hurry and chose this hotel as it was cheap and close to the center. Nice staff, clean and simple room, ok breakfast. If you don't like walking, it is a little to far from the harbor. On the other hand the city deserves a lang walk.

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Reviewed 18 May 2015 via mobile

I enjoyed this hotel in Kristiansand. The room wasn't big and the bed was really just two twin beds pushed together so I found myself in the crack between them sometimes at night. The breakfast was good though and the service was great!! Internet was great. I have absolutely no complaints about this hotel. I didn't spend much time in...

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 30 July 2014

Overall, it's a nice property and location. The standard rooms are small, but clean & comfortable. The staff apart from the guy at reception at (who couldn't be bothered to wrap-up a seemingly personal phone call to greet us upon arrival for what seemed like an excessive amount of time) were all very professional and welcoming. The lobby has a...

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Newport, Rhode Island
Reviewed 13 May 2014 via mobile

Friendly staff, clean rooms (small) with comfy beds and an excellent breakfast buffet make this a good choice. No scenic views from this hotel, but it's a short walk to the harbor and the shopping area. Bonus is that the airport bus (Flybus) stops directly in front of the hotel.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 12 August 2013

Charming and helpful staff. Good breakfast. Room a bit crooked. Extra TV to replace the one on the wall not working, which is rather not aesthetic and takes the all desk space. Ok-prices for Norway. Barely 5min walk from the walking street or sea front. Too many good points to be upset about a crooked floor.

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 11 August 2013

We booked this hotel as most of the other hotels in Kristiansand were full. Given our bad experience staying here we wish we would have booked outside the city. The overall feel of the neighborhood should have been a sign as it was rundown and littered. The hotel itself has a cramped shabby feel. The room was absolutely awful. It...

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 26 July 2013

I chose to ignore some of the reviews and book this hotel partly because the price seemed pretty good and partly because the photos looked really nice. Don't make the same mistake. The room we stayed in was still pretty shabby despite the recent renovation. Light bulbs were missing, the floor in the bathroom completely flooded every time we emptied...

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Prestfoss
Reviewed 11 June 2013

I had book two nights in a hotel for a weekend in June. Something was going on in Kristiansand, and I had trouble finding a hotel. In the end First Hotel Kristiansand (or as they call themselv - Hotell Sørlandet) had a room for me (the booking took place one month before). The hotel is situated in an area of...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms

Additional Information about First Hotel Kristiansand

Address: Dronningens gate 66, Kristiansand 4608, Norway
Region: Norway > Southern Norway > Vest-Agder > Kristiansand
Price Range: $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — First Hotel Kristiansand 3*
Number of rooms: 48
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“Get a room that faces the street if it's summer. There is a lot of noise and possible cigarette smoke from the courtyard at night.”
 of 5 bubbles mandieree, 29 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Saturday night is night club night - ask for a room on the top floor to avoid noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Sarahgoodall, 26 Jul 2013 | Read review
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