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Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 18 July 2015

I was a bit prejudiced when I booked this property. But later I found myself quite wrong. I stayed at Marken Gjestehus for 2 nights in economy twin room with shared bathroom. I arrived after 11pm on the day arrival and I highly recommend you to inform the property in case of late check-in as they close after 10.30 pm....

Thank SuhaGuvenc
Reviewed 5 July 2015

I was positively surprised with this hostel. Rooms are clean, its a small hostel but with good areas to chill or be with your laptop. Kitchen is pretty decent as well. Staff is nice and there are people cleaning all the time. Shared showers and toilets but there are not that many people around and people are very civilised. Families...

Thank Raquel V
Reviewed 2 July 2015

This hostel is an OK option if you're looking for something central, and walking distance from the train station and harbour in Bergen. It's on the higher floor of a building in the centre of Bergen. Facilities such as the kitchen and bathroom are looking a little tired but the rooms were nice enough. It's a little cramped, and you...

Thank grrlfrommars
Lille, France
Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

We only stayed here one night and didn't have time to see or do much, but it was quite centrally located for the price. The rooms were good and the wifi worked really well. The kitchen was well equipped and there was a stunning view from the eating area. Definitely stay here if you're heading to Bergen!

2Thank gracem552015
Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 4 June 2015

This hostel is located quiet in the middle of the city (though the city being really small). Easy to find and near the train station also. It is clean and comfortable. Good toilets and bathrooms. The dining area is awesome. The view from our room and dining area was of the mountains which I loved. The room was cozy and...

1Thank TasiraS
Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

It's a hostel, but very clean, nice and overall organized. They have rooms with bathroom (including shower) so it can be a regular hotel, too. Yes, rooms are small, but comfy. Conveniently located in the very center of Bergen. Staff is very friendly. Late check-in system is awesome (just call them a few hours before they close). It's a great...

1Thank Boris R
San Diego, California
Reviewed 12 May 2015

I had such a great stay on Aril 25, 26th and 30th. I broke my arm a few days before arriving the hostel and the office staff helped me make my bed and made sure that I had a bottom bunk in a 4 bed dorm room. They also helped with giving me advice of what to see in the...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Firstly, if you are used to US styled hotels, Europe is very different. All hotels are compact. we stayed here for 1 night and it is a 5 minute walk from the Bergen train station. The room was very clean. The internet was working fine. The hotel staff was polite.. The area was very safe The only complaint was the...

2Thank dcruz007
Reviewed 21 April 2015

Because of my previous experiences with hostels I had quite a low expectations and I have to say that I was really positively surprised.I stayed only one night but it was enough to get some good impressions. It was quite easy to find and it took just a few minutes to the city center. Really clean and cosy and the...

Thank Smiljana S
Mona S, General Manager at Marken Gjestehus, responded to this review

Hi Smiljana S, It's great to get such nice feedback from our guests, it really means a lot. Thankyou! Marken is a nice quiet location, even though it is right in the city center, just a few minutes from the hustle and bustle, sights and mountains. (and right next to the pigeons!) Hope to see you again soon, All the...

Czech Republic
Reviewed 17 April 2015

Very good instructions and overall communication with the guesthouse. Superb location, very clean. Amazing breakfast in the hotel nearby - definitely highly recommended! Just the room could be a bit bigger for 3 and the beds more comfortable.

1Thank wannaobela
Mona S, General Manager at Marken Gjestehus, responded to this review

Hi wannaobela, Thanks for staying with us and for your top-rated review, it is highly appreciated. We are glad that you liked the location, cleanliness and the breakfast option. We offer a voucher for a breakfast buffet nearby, and also another for a fast and economic coffee / juice / sandwich combo at a bakery around the corner from us....

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Central and reasonable priced Guesthouse / Hostel for those who want to spend their money on something more than just sleeping - an excellent base for exploring the city of Bergen. Our hostel is stylish and modern, centrally located, safe and affordable. We also have rooms with private bathroom, TV, fridge and a water kettle. Common areas to use for all our guests are a fully equipped kitchen, TV room, sitting room and a laundry room. We offer accommodation for everyone from corporate clients, families and backpackers . Also suitable for school classes, sports teams and groups. A variety of people who want to stay the best possible way, at a low price. Together with our staff, they are all part of creating that special homely and cozy atmosphere that characterizes Marken Guesthouse - a modern hostel! Marken Guesthouse is superbly located and is clean and comfortable, with these extra touches that make you feel more like a hotel - without the price tag. We are convinced that there can be luxury and design in simplicity. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Marken Gjestehus

Address: Inngang B Kong Oscars gate 45 | Entrance : Tverrgaten, Bergen 5017, Norway
Region: Norway > Western Norway > Hordaland > Bergen
Price Range: $55 - $162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Marken Gjestehus 2*
Number of rooms: 27
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