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Johan Blyttsvei 30, Bergen, Norway

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81%

Rating
476 Total Reviews
  • 79%Value For Money
  • 82%Security
  • 66%Location
  • 88%Staff
  • 83%Atmosphere
  • 81%Cleanliness
  • 85%Facilities

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57%

The beds in dorms are not assigned and it can happen, that you would just be moved out of the one you picked because the stuff decides - without consulting. No lockers. The kitchen is poorly equipped (missing specially cutting knives) and very few stoves for quite significant amount of people using the place.


57%

Shower pods had no shower gel and no place other than the floor where you could leave your own. Pretty inconvenient. Location was really bad, 50 minutes walk to the city centre, busses every hour on Sunday, no bus to the airport. There were a bunch of 6 to 10 year old spanish-speaking children in the hostel, not exactly what I'd expect.


77%

Good value for money accomodation. We had a private room with bathroom and it was perfect for our first two nights in Norway. The bus takes you directly to the centre and to the main bus and train stations.

  • 1st Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Italy
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


91%

It is a good hostel with reasonable price, the most important thing is that it is clean and safe, so good for girls to stay there, even though it is a little bit far away from city centre(30mins by bus), but I dont think it is a big problem as you need to compromise a little with the price, also you can enjoy the view on road, so not bad. I will recommend this hostel.


94%

A very pleasant, clean, friendly and well-equipped hostel. Helpful and friendly staff and a supermarket almost next door, along with a regular bus into Bergen. Much better than staying in town.


94%

The staff was always very helpful, and it has a nice atmosphere. Although you have to take the bus to get there, it's a short ride from the city, and it is located at the base of Mt. Ulriken, which is very convenient for those who are planning to go on a trail.


86%

Great place only downfall is location is you want to go to the city but right by mt Ulrich which is great for hiking. Staff are great and extremely helpful. Facilities are awesome and they have a good breakfast in the morning.


100%

Absolutely amazing hostel! Greet staff, great atmosphere and fantastic view and so easy to get into the city!!


74%

The hostel is not in the city center, but has beautiful views of the harbor. If you have a lot you want to do in the city I would recommend staying closer, but this location is good for hiking and short stays.

  • 16th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


71%

Excellent place to stay if you plan to hike the behind mountain from where you get the whole view of the city, which is one of attraction of the region, because it is located right on the foot hill of the mt. But if you are into seeing and hanging around the city center it is quite far, never on foot, bus cost some money..

  • 10th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • South Korea
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


94%

The hostels location was a little far from the city centre but the view from the hostel is beautiful. Perfect location if you want to hike!! Could use some lockers in the rooms and maybe better ventilation! The staff were amazing and there's a supermarket nearby!


83%

Only one problem was about the Internet connection, too bad to even get connected. Besides that, it was a good choice to stay there!


86%

Deep impression to Bergen and Montana´s abundant breakfast,the atmosphere is very relax and the stuff is helpful and warm.a little far from the center and because of the expensive bus tickets,you are recommended to buy the Bergen Card,you can also climb to the top of the moutain to see beautiful night scene ,anyway ,it´s a very happy stay in Montana,I miss their breakfast already;)


80%

The hostel was set up well and we enjoyed our stay. There is a beautiful view from the patio. My only issue was no lockers in the dorm room. We only stayed one night, but if we had stayed more I would have been anxious about our valuables. There is ample common area and parking.


83%

The hostel is a bus ride out of Bergen (which costs 4-5euros one way). It is right near the base of the Ulriken mountain so it's great if you want to do some hiking. Great view from the hostel and a hearty buffet continental breakfast. The room I stayed in was much too warm, even at night because the sun was shining all day and despite the fact that the room had many windows, only 1-2 would open a little (major downside for me).


77%

Lovely Hostel just 20 minutes from Bergen centre- the buses are very reliable! Shame that there are no double rooms on offer. Well equip with all the extras (hair dryer, cork screw), breakfast was brilliant and the lunch pack amazing value for money. Thanks


89%

Yes, this hostel is far away from the city center, but the bus is fairly regular. Also, the view from the hostel is wonderful, and it provides easy access to hiking trails for Mt Ulriken, which I enjoyed. There are lots of places in the hostel to hang out and interact with other travelers, including a big kitchen. The staff was helpful and friendly. I would certainly stay here again.


77%

We went to Bergen for a weekend trip and we enjoyed staying in Montata.. The rooms were okay.. Do carry your linen for sure.. private washrooms were okay... and the breakfast area was very clean and neat.The area was not easily accessible from the city except for that one bus no 12 which never was on time. If you are having a car then this hostel is perfect to stay. All we needed for 2 days was a decent bed to rest at night and a early morning breakfast which we got.. Cheers to the Stay !!

  • 23rd May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • India
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


60%

We stayed at the 125 room and the whole floor stinked all the time. It was like being in a toilet all the time so when we entered to our room we opened and closed the door rapidly so the bad smell wouldn't enter the room. Everything else was fine but she we needed to catch an early flight it was very complicated because of the distance from the hostel to the city center. You could arrange a system of shuttle or taxi to center because walking with big luggage is not an option.


80%

staff is very helpful. rlocation is far from city center. room is small but clean.


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