Monday, August 20, 2012

UPDATED: Hotel stories on Enjoy Food & Travel 2012

Enclosed courtyard at Riad Libitibitho, Marrakech, Morocco
To make it easier for you, I have compiled all the hotels on Enjoy Food & Travel for the year 2012 on this page. Enjoy!

Rated hotels on Enjoy Food & Travel 2012

  1. Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel, Göteborg, Sweden: BBBB+ (4,48 points)
    When returning in August 2012 the Radisson Blu Hotel was the natural choice. It was another great stay, and we found the hotel better in now than in 2010. See why.

  2. Copenhagen Admiral Hotel, Copenhagen, Denmark: BBBB+ (4,30 points)
    Staying at this historic landmark hotel was an interesting experience, and you never saw such a room as we stayed in.

  3. SPECIAL RECOMMENDATIONS: Hotel Terra Viva Saphi Cusco, Cusco Peru: BBBB (4,12 points)
    We give the Tierra Viva Saphi Hotel our special recommandations as an excellent and inexpensive place to stay in Cuzco, Peru.  
  4. Bayrischer Hof, Heidelberg Germany: BBBB (4,03 points)
    When looking for hotel in Heidelberg, Hotel Bayrischer Hof appeared as one of the best alternatives considering factors as price and location, also according to tripadvisor, ranking it as number 9 out of 77 hotels in the city. I liked Hotel Bayrischer Hof. Good service, excellent breakfast at a very low price.

  5. Steens Hotel, Bergen Norway: BBBB (3,96 points)
    I made a reservation on at Steens Hotel run by the Steen family for over 60 years and is located in a historic building in the old city centre. Steens Hotel is for those of you looking for accommodation with atmosphere.

  6. Comfort Hotel Runway, Oslo Airport Norway: BBBB- (3,63 points)
    In spite of the marketing we found our Comfort Hotel Runway experience very disappointing.

  7. Stella Maris Hotel, Hamburg Germany: BBBB- (3,56 points)
    We chose Stella Maris Hotel after browsing through tripadvisor that ranked it as one of the better hotel in the North German metropolis. We found Stella Maris Hotel an agreeable place to stay in Hamburg.

  8. COMING: Pratic Hotel, Paris France: BBB (3,06 points) 
Other hotel stories on Enjoy Food & Travel
  1. Bårdshaug Manor, Orkanger Norway (January 20th 2012)
    Bårdshaug manor was the home of the financier and estate owner Christian Thams.

  2. COMING: Comfort Hotel Runway, Oslo Airport (February 24th 2012)
    In March we are leaving for Peru. As our flight departs at 6.30 AM in the morning, we chose to book a hotel room at Oslo airport.

  3. COMING: Copenhagen Admiral Hotel, Copenhagen Denmark (February 3rd 2012)
    Copenhagen Admiral Hotel is a modern first class hotel in a 220 year old storage house, and has the Danish Royal Palace as its closest neighbour.

  4. COMING: Hotel Bayrischer Hof, Heidelberg - Germany (June 3rd 2012)
    In a weeks time I will travel to Heidelbeg, Germany. For four days, my home there will be Hotel Bayrischer Hof.

  5. COMING: Pratic Hotel, Paris (June 29th 2012)
    I booked my accommodation at Pratic Hotel in Paris to be close to friends, not by extensive research. This might prove to be a mistake, at least according to those leaving their rating of Pratic Hotel at

  6. COMING: Steens Hotel, Bergen Norway (April 8th 2012)
    Steens Hotel has been run by the Steen family for over 60 years and is located in a historic building in the old city centre.

  7. COMING: Tierra Viva Saphi Hotel, Cuzco - Peru (March 21st 2012)
    Our next hotel experience abroad will be the Tierra Viva Saphi Hotel in Cuzco, Peru.

  8. Dalen Hotell, Tokke Telemark (January  20th 2012)
    Dalen Hotel in Telemark county is a fantastic wooden building  in Dragon style built in 1894.

  9. Doubletree by Hilton, Oslo closed (August 16th 2012)
    Doubletree by Hilton, Oslo - the only Hilton hotel in Norway closed Monday August 13th. 2012.

  10. Elingaard Manor, Onsøy Norway (January  20th 2012)
    Elingaard is located in the municipality of Onsøy in Østfold County.

  11. Hald Pensjonat, Mandal Norway (January  20th 2012)
    Hald Pensjonat is a complex made up by three houses built in the 18th century.

  12. Haunted Hotels of Norway (January 20th 2012)
    When somebody talk of haunted hotels, I always think of England. But even in Norway there is a considerable number of hotels said to be haunted. Here are a few hotels where something supernatural is going on. 

  13. Hotel Admiral, Copenhagen (February 3rd 2012)
    The Admiral Hotel, Copenhagen overlooks the harbour front, facing the magnificent new opera house.

  14. Hotel les Jardins de la Koutoubia, Marrakech (January 14th 2012)
    Hotel Les Jardins de la Koutoubia is a five star hotel located just a stone's throw away from the Koutoubia Mosque and Djemaa el Fna Square.
  15. Hotel Stella Maris - a presentation from (February 18th 2012)
    Being nestled in the city center provides tremendous convenience for this Hamburg accommodation.

  16. Mövenpick Resort & Marine Spa Sousse, Tunisia - review from Dagfinn Skoglund (January 7th 2012)
    My good friend and Enjoy Food & Travel co-writer Dagfinn Sigridsson Skoglund stayed at Moevenpick Resort & Marine Spa Sousse in Tunisia in August 2011. For those of you considering staying there he left this review of the hotel on Tripadvisor.

  17. Quality Hotel Edvard Grieg will become largest hotel on Norway’s west coast (July 17th 2012)
    Quality Hotel Edvard Grieg, located at Sandsli, just a five minute drive away from Bergen Airport, will become the largest hotel on Norway’s west coast from 2015.

  18. Utstein Kloster, Rennesøy Norway (January  20th 2012)
    Utstein Kloster is a 850 year old monestary located at Klosterøya outside Stavanger.

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Ella said...

Could you make a list of nice but cheap/budget hotels in scandinavian capitals? I never know what to recommend when my friends abroad ask me!

Tor Johnsen said...

Hi, Ella. I have no budget hotrels in Stockholm, and Copenhagen is an expensive place to stay. As for Oslo I refer to the following stories here on Enjoy Food & Travel:
- Lovisenberg Gjestehus
- Cocks pensjonat