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“Quiet and clean”
Review of Villa Ballstad

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Villa Ballstad
Reviewed 8 August 2016

This looks like it was a house that was turned into a hotel, so has five(?) bedrooms of varying sizes, with shared facilities. Stayed in a triple room, which had a bunk and a single. It had a built in cupboard for clothing, and a small side table with light. It would have been small for three people, but possible. As others have mentioned, the walls are a little thin, so if people on the other side of you were talking, you could hear that they were talking, but not overly so.

I was a little concerned about the shared bathrooms (there are two, one upstairs has a separate shower and tub, the one downstairs has a shower with no separation from the rest of the room), but I never had to fight to shower.

Kitchen had a full sized refrigerator (no freezer though), oven and stove. Nice dining area, and lounge area with TV (I did not use, so cannot speak to the channels). Even fully booked, it wasn't very crowded. WIFi worked throughout.

Location is a little out of the way, about 3km from the village of Ballstad, which has a Joker (grocery store) along with a couple of restaurants. Free parking, and near a bus stop, although depending on the day there may be few, if any, buses.

Stayed: July 2016, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place, but ols house - it can be noisy. You can hear what people is talking about, even if you are in your room on the 2nd floor.. Spectacular view!! We stayed one night. Shared bathroom and showers. Rooms are unfortunately VERY SMALL - we had some problem to fit our bag in the room. Only 70 cm wide beds. We paid 95$ for 1 night, excluding breakfast. This was the most expensive stay under our 2 weeks trip in Norway.

Stayed: July 2016
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Reviewed 10 May 2016

This is a big house in a quiet place of lofoten and you have to use the car to reach it. There are two shared bathrooms and the staff is not in the house but you can call them over the phone. There is a big garden with forniture and barbecue

  • Stayed: June 2015, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 4 November 2014

Lovely shared house, a bit out of the normal touristy path (which is always good), but easy to find. Very friendly managers, it is clean and well-maintained. Facilities (bathrooms and kitchen) are very good, one of the best I've experienced considering the price. The views from the rooms in the house are incredible, overall a very very good decision to stay here if you travel solo, with friends, as a couple, but a little less if you have (small) children.

  • Stayed: October 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 4 August 2014

Beautiful shared house in a very nice part of Lofoten. Clean, cosy and quiet. Very friendly and professional managers. We stayed for three nights and really enjoyed the peace and laid back atmosphere between dives with Lofoten Diving (next door, same managers).

Big shared Kitchen (self-serviced), two shared bathrooms. No staff in the house, but they are always avalable by phone. Garden with furniture and barbecue.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Villa Ballstad

Address: Skarsjyveien 67, Ballstad 8373, Norway
Region: Norway > Northern Norway > Nordland > Lofoten Islands > Vestvagoy > Ballstad
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 8 Speciality Lodging in Ballstad
Price Range: $128 - $167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We invite you to be our Guest at Villa Ballstad.Villa Ballstad is pleasant alternative to hotel accommodation ideal for both individuals and groups or families.Located in the middle of Lofoten – in beautiful village, well known for its breathtaking views of the surrounding area. The relaxing atmosphere can best be enjoyed on the terrace and taking in the fantastic view of Vestfjord, the mountains and the lovely fishing village.We offer accommodation in 5 rooms with shared bethrooms (4x double rooms and 1x triple room). The ground floor has a spacious living room with fireplace, multimedia room, dining room with access to patio and a fully equipped kitchen.There are 2 bathrooms both with showers, moreover the upstairs bathroom has a bath and also sauna (at the Guest's disposal for additional charge)Those who wish will also find a good place to work on their computers. The whole building offers a FREE wireless internet connection.Staff can help arrange activities like: hiking, diving, fishing, bike rides and many elseWelcome! ... more   less 
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