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First Hotel Marin

  • Norway, Bergen

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In an enviable, harbour front location, convenient for Bergen’s main attractions, this elegant hotel offers good facilities and spacious, comfortable rooms.  Located in an old wharf building, Bergen's main sights of the harbour, fish market and Fløibanen Funicular are only a few steps away.


  • No. of rooms: 151
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 7
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 2
  • Annex:


All tastefully decorated rooms have bath, shower, minibar, satellite TV (pay movies), telephone, trouser press, WiFi and hairdryer. A safe is available at the front desk. 

  • Standard Twin Room (A3) sleeping 2 people is as above
  • Standard Single Room (F1) has the facilities as above, and the room is on request
  • Twin Room (B2) sleeps 2 people in a renovated superior room, and also includes tea and coffee making facilities
  • Deluxe Twin Room (C3) sleeping 2-3 people in a harbour view room, seating area and twa and coffee making facilities


  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • Access ramp: No

Like the other hotels in Bergen, Hotel access ok but resort suitablility for disabled not good, cobbled and some steep streets.


  • No of restaurants: 1
  • Dress code for restaurants:


  • Breakfast service:
    • Full hot and cold buffet breakfast (open from 06:30 Mon-Fri and 07:30-11:00 Sat & Sun)
  • Lunch service:

    Not included

  • Dinner service:

    Not included

Board basis options available

  • Bed & Breakfast

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Diabetics - Insulin can be stored
  • Diabetics - Insulin cannot be stored
  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians


Bergen is known as the ‘Gateway to the Fjords’, yet there is still plenty to explore within the city itself. The brightly painted gabled houses and narrow cobble-stoned alleyways of the famous Bryggen Wharf, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, surround the bustling Vågen inner harbour. Bergen also has UNESCO ‘City of Gastronomy’ status thanks to its varied and vibrant food scene. The Bryggen harbour is also home to the city’s thriving flower, fish and fruit markets and historical museums. Visitors can benefit from purchasing the Bergen Card, which provides an excellent value way to explore the city and the nearby surroundings.

For panoramic views over the city take the funicular to the top of Mt. Fløyen. Concerts and cultural attractions abound for those on Bergen holidays, including a visit to the home of Norway's most renowned composer Edvard Grieg. In addition to city sight-seeing tours, efficient high speed express boats and trains open up a wide variety of day trips into the heart of the fjords, including the magnificent Sognefjord and Flåm Railway or Norway in a Nutshell.

City Breaks in Bergen 

Enjoy Bergen as a single-centre or city break with holidays available from 3 nights to 14 nights. The Bergen city card is an excellent choice to make the most of time in this city, which offers a wealth of cultural attractions and sightseeing opportunities. You can also visit Bergen as part of our escorted 4-centre Highlights of the Fjords group tour and our brand new Bergen to Oslo Fjord Experience escorted tour. Or one of our independent multi-centre holidays, Fjord Explorer or Taste of Norway.

Things to do in resort

  • Famous indoor and outdoor fishmarket on the harbour front 
  • Historis 'Bryggen' museum of UNESCO World Heritage Site 
  • Large city park and gardens
  • International Festival Bergen 
  • 'Night Jazz' festival  
  • 'Bergenfest' music festival 
  • Ferry to the Bergen Aquarium 
  • Pretty, quaint old town on hillside to explore 
  • Great shopping opportunities 
  • Several museums (free entrance with Bergen Card) 
  • Arbotoreum and botanical garden at Milde 
  • Hop on/hop off city sightseeing bus 
  • Walking at Mount Fløyen or Mount Ulriken 


Location in resort
  • Longitude: 5.326147
  • Latitude: 60.396553

For more information on travel and transport visit our Bergen page


Bergen Card

Purchase a great value Bergen Card for 24, 48 or 72 hours to explore this beautiful city. The pass gives you:

  • Unlimited bus travel and light railway travel within the city 
  • FREE entrance to selected local museums included the Rosenkrantz Tower 
  • Reduced admission to many other attractions including the Floiban funicular for stunning views over the harbour and the Troidhaugen, home of Edvard Greig 
  • Discounts in selected restaurants 

Pre-bookable day trips:

Mount Fløyen Funicular Railway 
Panoramic views over Bergen and its coastal islands with several good walking opportunities (half price with Bergen Card).

Norway in a Nutshell 

A fabulous circuit by train and bus via Voss including the famous Flåm mountain railway and scenic Aurlandfjord boat cruise.

Hardangerfjord and Eidfjord 

Majestic mountains, roaring waterfalls and idyllic fruit farms.

Book locally:

Mostraumen Fjord Cruise 

A trip by catamaran to the innermost part of the narrow Osterfjord - a spectactular trip including several waterfalls

'Taste of Bergen' self-guided food tour 

Guided 2 hour walking tour of Mount Fløyen 

Please note that we act at all times as selling agent for the suppliers of activities & excursions.



  • Lift
  • Free tea and coffee making facilities in the lobby
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Lounge area
  • Library
  • Sauna
  • Gym
  • WiFi

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First Hotel Marin
Bergen, Bed & Breakfast
17/07/2020 - 3 nights
3 adults
From London Gatwick
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