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Gjendesheim Turisthytte

Postboks 32, 2684, Norway
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  • Excellent10%
  • Very good47%
  • Average37%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“lodge” (5 reviews)
“ridge” (4 reviews)
“bunkhouse” (2 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Much better than what the comments perceive it to be. Staff was very nice (even good looking😋). The prices are high but you must take in consideration your location. We stayed in the dormitories and they had plugs to charge our phones. I encourage you...More

Thank Emma B
Reviewed 19 July 2016

I recently stayed here before a hike of Besseggen. Like many things in Norway, it wasn't cheap, but, I treated it as a once in a lifetime kind of thing, so my attitude stayed positive. My friend and I arrived the first night and got...More

Thank Rich K
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Previous reviews cover the standard of service and price but I just wanted to share my experience.. I found it ridiculous having to pay 10 kroner for 4 minutes of hot water in the shower.. surely this could be covered in the lodge rates. WiFi...More

Thank floprice02
Reviewed 1 July 2016

This lodge has the most perfect location to start the Besseggen Ridge trek, and they know that they're the only ones remotely close by, and you pay for it. Even for Norwegian standards, this place is expensive. The dorm room was fine, we had our...More

Thank Wanderful H
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed there at June, so there were only few guests. The sleeping room and public shower and WC (the best view I ever had on a toilet) were clean and tidy and it is a nice place to stay. A good start to walk...More

1  Thank Sabine82_08
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"Bunkhouse is cheaper."
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"Do all you can to get your own dorm - good luck!!"
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"Try to book in advance to avoid ending up in the dormitory."
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"All rooms are OK, but the big dorms in "Speiderhytta" can be a bit crowded in high season."
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