10 Best Places To Stay In Beautiful Bergen, Norway - Updated 2024

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Bergen is a city of superlative charm and charisma. Everywhere you look, this Norwegian city is enchantingly lovely. Nestled between seven hills, Bergen is surrounded by unspoiled natural splendor and is known as the “Gateway to the Fjords.” In the historic wharf called Bryggen, colorful houses flash brilliantly in the sunlight and you can watch ferries skim the cool blue water as they pass by steep mountains and waterfalls. Indulge in wondrous art museums, an amazing gastronomical scene, and relaxing spas that are set along picturesque boulevards. No matter the season, Bergen sparkles.

This list of Airbnb accommodations, vacation rentals, and hotels can help you plan your trip to the beautiful city of Bergen.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 20, 2024.

1. Cozy apartment, close to city center (from 93 USD)

Light, bright, and airy, this lovely apartment sits close to the city center in a quiet neighborhood. The lovely historical building exterior is met with a beautiful, modern interior. Up to three guests can stay in this one-bedroom apartment that comes with a cozy living room, fully-equipped kitchen, and an elegant bathroom. Try out the local restaurants, bars, markets, and a coffeehouse that are within close proximity, and enjoy a walk to the Bergen downtown area or the mountainous Fløyen viewpoint.

Cozy apartment, close to city center

Price: from 93 USD

Number of Guests: 3

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2. Traditional Bergen house close to the city center (from USD 125)

Built in the late 1600s, this charming and cozy house promises a unique and memorable vacation. Situated in a beautiful, historic neighborhood, six guests can rent this lovely space. The house has been recently renovated and consists of a well-equipped kitchen, two bedrooms, and a cozy living room with an indoor fireplace. The city center is within walking distance and nearby buses can help you reach other attractions within the city.

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Bergen, Hordaland, Norway
976 meters (0.7 ft) from Akvariet i Bergen - The National Aquarium
286 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fast wi-fi speed having netflix and amazon prime video on the tv was nice
the mattresses are so comfortable
the bathroom is modern and soothing with its heated floors and the beds are heavenly
the living area is cozy well lit and has a comfortable couch and small dining table
gorgeous cozy charming little house with beautiful views of surrounding mountains
it was very clean and neatly decorated
the accomondation is clean and comfortable
a very clean and cozy traditional cottage
the place was clean and tidy
the house itself was clean and cozy
lovely little house and ørjan was a great host and very helpful
ørjan was a fantastic host
ørjan and anette are great hosts
hosts were very responsive when we had queries
our hosts were very quick to respond and gave us fantastic advice for what to do in bergen
in a good central location
the location is great too
excellent location in a charming street
very well located near to the center bus station groceries restaurants etc
the house is very cosy and located in a nice area very close to the city center
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3. Cozy apartment close to Bryggen in city center (from USD 154)

Explore the beautiful Mount Floien and stay in this cozy apartment. Situated close to the picturesque Bryggen area, the apartment offers views of the charming street and is within walking distance of many of Bergen’s many attractions. In addition to the fantastic location, the apartment is sophisticated, spacious, and comfortable, and can accommodate four people. The space consists of a large, open living room and dining area, a modern kitchen, and an airy bedroom with a luxurious bed split over two floors.

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Bergen, Hordaland, Norway
1.5 km (1.0 mi) from Akvariet i Bergen - The National Aquarium
362 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 5 Beds 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good internet tv with netflix coffee machine dishwasher
the view from the living room is very nice
the apartment is in the most charming area of bergen
otherwise this was a comfortable spot for 2 small families
clean and tidy with everything you need
nice old house very clean lots of space
the apartment was warm clean tidy and cozy
the house is clean and has rooms to sleep 8 people
it is a typical rental apartment clean and easy living
the host was very responsive
the host was very friendly and fast response when i got questions
the host was responsive and accommodating
great host: very fast responses to queries friendly helpful
thanks to our hosts
its a great location and cosy
the location of the flat is excellent and really close to the city center
amazing location could not be better
walking distance to all the interesting places of the city
great location near harbour transportation shops
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4. New, central flat with great view in historic area (from 64 USD)

This modern apartment comes with beautiful views and is within walking distance of many of Bergen’s amazing attractions. Enjoy unparalleled panoramas of Bryggen from the bedroom and the large windows in the spacious living room. The apartment was recently renovated and has a contemporary kitchen, cozy living room, and two beds which provide accommodation for three guests. Situated in a historic residential area, the apartment is surrounded by many shops, eateries, town attractions, and public transit options.

New, central flat with great view in historic area

Price: from 64 USD

Number of Guests: 3

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5. Lovely Room with Breakfast (from 95 USD)

A convenient option for solo travelers or couples, this private room is in a lovely central apartment. Guests have access to the whole apartment, including a beautiful and well-equipped kitchen, spacious bathroom, and bright and comfortable living room. The apartment is located next to the scenic Bryggen district and is only a two minutes’ walk away from the historic fish market. In addition to many restaurants, museums, and shops, you can also easily walk to the train and bus stations, as well as an airport shuttle bus stop.

Lovely Room with Breakfast

Price: from 95 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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6. Central and comfortable studio apartment in the city center

This scenic studio apartment is snug and intimate. Although the space is small, it consists of everything you need for a comfortable stay. The kitchen is stocked with many appliances and tools, and comes with a little dining area as well. The bed is new and comfortable, and the large windows offer stunning views of the harbor. The Bergen aquarium is close by, as is Bryggen and the city center area.

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779 meters (0.5 ft) from Akvariet i Bergen - The National Aquarium
53 reviews   Wifi Available
condo 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi works well and the rooftop terrace was great for a picnic
bergen and surrounding areas are simply breathtaking and annbjorg’s central comfortably appointed apartment with superb views is your gateway
the flat is very well equipped and clean
owner & daughter very pleasant and helpful
annbjørg was very helpful and responsive
the location was perfect
perfect location and accommodation for a beautiful city
loved staying in this lovely space within walking distance to all bryggen has to offer
it was very quiet conveniently located and just perfect to return to after a busy day
great location for us; adjacent harbor
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7. Central apartment in a beautiful area in Bergen

Located just off of Stole Square, this apartment sits in an artistic and charming neighborhood. Sample local cuisine at one of the many eateries that are in the area and soak up the history from Bryggen and the neighboring traditional fish market. There are also many opportunities for hiking and outdoor recreation in nearby Fjellveien, Stoltz, and Fløyen. After a day of exploring, the apartment provides pleasant comfort. A sunny living room adjoins a modern and practical kitchen, and the bedroom is simple, but cozy.

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1.29 km (0.8 mi) from Akvariet i Bergen - The National Aquarium
13 reviews  
Apartment 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
nice very clean well located apartment in bergen
the apartment was clean and the owner is super helpful
again - the owner was awesome and very helpful
pepe the owner came over to check the heat and he was very friendly and helpful
all of these items are easy to fix if some attention to detail was given by the owner
and pepe was really kind thanks for everthing
there are grocery stores and restaraunts very close as well
easy to from the airport and very close to bryggen loved the character of the neighborhood-definitely recommend
this is the best location to stay in bergen
the neighborhood is a 5 minute walk to bryggen and it is a nice cozy place
the neighborhood is charming with narrow cobblestone pedestrian streets
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8. Citybox Bergen (from USD 120)

Citybox Bergen is modern, cosmopolitan, and has a terrific location that is close to the Bergen train station. With its central location, you can explore many of the city’s major attractions, like the Bergen Art Museum and fish market, on foot. The hotel features self-service check-in, vending machines filled with snacks, and a television lounge. All the guest rooms in this hotel come with free WIFI access, an armchair, desk and private bathroom.

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Citybox Bergen City

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Nygårdsgaten 31
1.9 km (1.2 mi) from Akvariet i Bergen - The National Aquarium

Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Terrace Non-smoking rooms Business centre Laundry Facilities for disabled guests

9. First Hotel Marin (from USD 185)

Admire the spectacular views of the scenic Hanseatic harbor area from the First Hotel Marin. The hotel’s central locations make it easy to explore many of the nearby sites like the Fløibanen funicular and the Fish Market, and the ferry terminals are within walking distance, which is convenient for fjord tours. The Bryggen area is one of the most gorgeous spots in Bergen, and all guest rooms offer views of the street, courtyard or mountains. The cozy rooms also have a television, WIFI access, and desk, and guests can also enjoy access to the gym and sauna.

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Clarion Hotel Bergen

Wifi Available

Address: Rosenkrantzgaten 8
1.3 km (0.9 mi) from Akvariet i Bergen - The National Aquarium

Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Dry cleaning Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms

10. Grand Terminus (from USD 260)

The beautiful, historic building of the Grand Terminus is complemented by the elegant décor and luxurious rooms inside the hotel. Guests of the hotel can relax in style in sophisticated rooms that come with satellite televisions, free Wi-Fi and a minibar. The hotel also offers guests a sumptuous breakfast buffet served in the gorgeous dining room, and the Terminus Whiskey Bar is a decadent way to end the evening. The hotel also has a gym, sauna, and wellness center for guests to enjoy, and a free bicycle rental program makes it easy to explore the nearby sights and attractions.

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Grand Hotel Terminus

Wifi Available

Address: Zander Kaaes Gate 6
1.98 km (1.3 mi) from Akvariet i Bergen - The National Aquarium

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Garden

Discover the delights of Bergen

Bergen is a beautiful blend of gorgeous natural scenery, unique urban attractions, and fascinating history. Exploring the city offers endless amazing experiences. Immerse yourself in the city’s culture, and stay in one of these incredible vacation rentals or hotels.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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