- Modern rooms with sultry style accents, flat-screen TVs, and DVD players
- Free breakfast, afternoon pancakes, and light evening meal
- Convenient location near Bryggen and Bergenhus Fortress
- Sophisticated lobby with crystal chandeliers
- Bar behind the front desk
- Historic building with neo-Baroque architecture
- Tower with panoramic city views
- Gym and relaxation area with sauna an steam room
- Free coffee, tea, fruit and water offered throughout day
- Free Wi-Fi
- Some rooms are dark
- No bathrobes and slippers
- Some rooms face an ugly interior courtyard
- No full-service restaurant (but free buffet meals)
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Oyster Hotel Review
Sophisticated, glamorous style and free meals
This luxury hotel on the water near Bryggen has glamorous, even sultry style. The elegant lobby has impressive crystal chandeliers, oversized royal purple chairs, and rich floor-to-ceiling curtains; the rooms also have some sexy style details such as royal purple fabrics. Some may find the rooms too dark, but others may like the dimly lit ambiance.
The hotel is housed in a historic neo-Baroque building, and there is beautiful interior stonework in the tower section of the hotel off the lobby. Guests can request a key card to visit the tower for panoramic views.
Though there is no full-service restaurant, the hotel does include free breakfast, afternoon waffles or pancakes, and a light evening buffet in the rate -- which adds enormous value, particularly in Norway where dining out is so expensive.
On the harbor near Bryggen
The Clarion Collection Hotel Havnekontoret is on the harbor in between (and within easy walking distance of) Bryggen and Bergenhus Fortress. Other popular sights such as the Fish Market and the Floibanen Funicular are also within walking distance.
Bergen is one of Norway's most charming and appealing cities, with several well-preserved historic areas, museums, a wide shopping plaza, and the large, manicured Byparken with a pond, gardens, and a gazebo. Tourists flock to Bryggen, a former Hanseatic merchant area with colorful centuries-old wooden buildings (and some newer reconstructions). The Fish Market on the harbor is another popular spot, as is the Floibanen Funicular, which shuttles visitors to the top of a mountain for panoramic views of the city and harbors.
- 1-minute walk to Bryggen
- 4-minute walk to Bergenhus Fortress
- 7-minute walk to the Fish Market
- 7-minute walk to Floibanen Funicular
- 12-minute walk to Byparken
- 17-minute walk or 7-minute drive to the Bergen Museum
- 24-minute walk or 11-minute drive to the Bergen Aquarium
Rooms and Rates
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Mini Bar (with liquor)
Separate Bedroom / Living Room Space
|Address||Slottsgaten 1, Bergen, Western Norway 5003, Norway|