In Balestrand, beautifully located beside the Sognefjord, lies Kviknes Hotel. The Kvikne family have been the hosts here since 1877. The hotel was built in the “Swiss” style. There have been many new buildings, reconstructions and extensions since, but none of this has altered the special character of this place. Kviknes is now a modern hotel with old-world charm and atmosphere - and with 190 guest rooms it is one of the largest tourist hotels in Norway. The hotel is graced with an extensive collection of artworks and antiques, which give it its special style.
Enjoy the summer in the Sognefjord at Kviknes Hotel!
Biking in Balestrand
Cycling and hiking in this magnificent fjord and mountain landscape is a truly wonderful experience. Combine active days cycling and hiking with a relaxing stay at Kviknes Hotel.
A romantic Stay at Kviknes Hotel
When two people want to enjoy time together, and need a little peace and tranquillity… It’s something to do with the atmosphere; it does something to you. Your shoulders relax, your pulse evens out and things fall into place.
Kviknes Hotel - Hiking in Balestrand
Here you can enjoy beautiful summit walks in varied terrain. The view from the highest peaks can take your breath away! Balestrand has a good, varied and well-marked network of walking paths, so that almost everyone can find something to suit them.
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Find peace in Balestrand. Something happens to you when you come to Kviknes Hotel.
Kviknes lies beside the Sognefjord. The "new building" (1973) with the course and conference department (2007) behind.
Kviknes and Balestrand make a good starting point for mountain walks.
See the Høyvik Room and the chair Kaiser Wilhelm was sitting in when he received news of the outbreak of the first world war.
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