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Bergen Norway Hotels - The Top Bergen, Norway Hotels - Thon Hotel Bergen Brygge, Hotel Park Bergen, Augustin Hotel Vinbar Brasserie

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Bergen is a popular tourist city on the southwest coast of Norway. It is the second-largest city in the country with a population of 258,900. It is a center of culture in Norway and so important that it is often called Norway’s Atlantic capital. The city was founded in 1070 AD, but the historical sites and buildings are few in number because of several significant fires that occurred over the years. One historical building that still stands is St. Mary’s Church, built in the 12th century. Besides being a tourist attraction, Bergen is an important economical center. Many visitors arrive for research projects with the Haukeland University Hospital and University of Bergen. The Chr. Michelsen Institute is also one of the largest centers for research on human rights in world.

To accommodate visitors several Bergen, Norway hotels are available throughout the city. Some of the hotels cater to tourists with money to burn and others are more modestly priced. Here are the top hotels in Bergen, Norway:

Thon Hotel Bergen Brygge

Bradbenken 3, 5003 Bergen
Tel: +47-55-30-8700
Fax: +47-55-32-9414

This hotel is centrally located in the Bryggen waterfront district. It is near to the popular shopping area, Torgalmenningen Square and the railway. This budget hotel has several amenities, including free wireless internet and complimentary guest membership to the TIF Vikinghallen fitness center. A choice of four room-types is available: standard single, twin, queen, and the triple/family room. Thon Hotels has several other establishments throughout Norway and they often offer specials for conferences, vacations, or celebrations.

Hotel Park Bergen

Harald Harfagresgate 35, N-5007 Bergen
Tel: +47-55-54-4400
Fax: +47-55-54-4444

This hotel often ranks the highest in surveys by visitors to Bergen, Norway hotels. They make themselves available to the public through listings on hotel-booking websites and by maintaining a Facebook page. Hotel Park is a smaller hotel, having only 33 rooms. 22 of those rooms are in the main building, which was built in 1890, and the others are in an annex across the street. Rooms are comfortable and all furnishings are new and in a modern European style. Each of the rooms in the hotel is unique and distinct. One of the hotel’s signature amenities is complimentary upgrades to larger rooms whenever space permits. Other amenities include wireless internet, and cable TV.

Augustin Hotel Vinbar Brasserie

C. Sundts g. 22, N-5004 Bergen
Tel: +47-55-30-4000
Fax: +47-55-30-4010

The Augustin Hotel is centrally located near the harbor and is an establishment rich in history. The hotel does a superb job at combining the traditional and the modern. The rooms and common areas are decorated with original sculptures and paintings by some of the Norway’s greatest artists. It is near popular tourist sites such as the fish market, and the aquarium. Amenities include a lobby bar with free coffee and tea, free wireless internet, fitness center, and complimentary breakfast. Free fresh waffles are made each evening from 4pm to 7pm. One of the greatest features of the Augustin Hotel is the wine cellar, a 400 year-old facility where guests can enjoy fine wines and delicious food.

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