Thon Hotel Bristol is located in the heart of Norway’s second most populous city, Bergen
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History & culture | Natural world
Known as the city of seven mountains, Bergen is perfect as a base for exploring Norway’s beautiful coastline. To get a taste of Norway’s picturesque countryside just take the funicular railway, a short walk from the hotel, to the top of Floyen mountain. Standing at 320m above sea level, it offers unrivalled views of the city and its surrounding mountains and fjords. Back in the city, the hotel is ideally situated within walking distance of several of Bergen’s major attractions including its Hanseatic wharf. Recognised by UNESCO as one of Norway’s best examples of medieval settlements, Bryggen comprises of extensive remains of a merchant harbour. Elsewhere, the 13th century Royal Residence, bustling fish market and multiple museums and art galleries make Bergen an excellent tourist destination.
Offering contemporary accommodation in a thousand year old city, Thon Hotel Bristol’s rooms are stylish and comfortable. Each well-appointed room has free wireless internet, a mini-bar, an en suite bathroom and a flat-screen TV complete with a selection of movies. Upgrade for larger rooms, tea and coffee making facilities and travellers magazines. There are also 13 spacious family rooms that sleep three or four with an extra bed. In a city mad for all things horticultural, the suites come with fresh flowers, chocolates and a coffee machine.
A real highlight of Egon, the hotel’s restaurant, is its breakfast spreads. Expect a variety of breads and pastries, a salad bar, cheeses, a selection of hot food including meatballs and eggs, fruits, yogurts, tea and coffee. For lunch and dinner, there’s an a la carte menu that also features a range of entrees and sacks. Meals include a selection of western dishes such as carefully prepared steaks and pizza.
Thon Bristol has everything you’d expect from a modern city-centre hotel. Guests also have free access to a nearby fitness centre, TIF Vikinghallen. (Aside from sounding like a training place for Norse warriors,) its based around an extensive weights room and a superb Norwegian Sauna, the perfect conclusion to a day’s sightseeing. Personal trainers and physical therapists are also on hand to help you out.
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