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Featured Hostels in Bergen

Bergen Budget Hostel
1.5 out of 5
Kong Oscars gate 48, Bergen
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Located in Bergen City Centre, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Leprosy Museum and Bryggen. Hurtigruten Terminal is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) away. Nonneseteren ...

3.5/5Good! (36 reviews)
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"Worst experience ever"…"

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2019

Bergen Budget Hostel
Marken Gjestehus
2 out of 5
Kong Oscars Gate 45, Entrance on Tverrgaten, Bergen
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The price is $39 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 3

Located in Bergen City Centre, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Leprosy Museum and Bergen Cathedral. Bergen Art Museum and Floibanen Funicular are also ...

4.1/5Very Good! (360 reviews)
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"In these days, eh... I needed a place to stay for the night. Were no buses going to my place. But I thought everything was locked down. Thankfully Marken Guesthouse have made arrangements. The lobby isn't manned but you can reach a receptionist by phone and your reservation will be taken care of ..."…"

Reviewed on May 5, 2020

Marken Gjestehus
HI Bergen Hostel Montana
2 out of 5
JOHAN BLYTTSVEI 30, Bergen
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Located in Årstad, this hostel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Grieg Hall, Floibanen Funicular, and Torget Fishmarket. Mt. Floyen and Bryggen are also within 3 mi (5 ...

4.1/5Very Good! (75 reviews)

"Great location for watching sunsets and as a starting point for hiking to mount Ulriken. good breakfast."…"

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2019

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Skiven Guesthouse
Skivenbakken 17, Bergen
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Located in Bergen City Centre, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Leprosy Museum and Bryggen. Hurtigruten Terminal is 1 mi (1.5 km) away. Nonneseteren ...

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Other property types in Bergen

Bergen Børs Hotel

Bergen Børs Hotel

4 out of 5
Vågsallmenningen 1, Bergen
The price is $134 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 3
4.6/5Exceptional! (901 reviews)

"Lovely hotel Amazing staff! Very helpful Very good breakfast Attention to detail Highly recommended"…"

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2020

Bergen Børs Hotel
Clarion Hotel Admiral

Clarion Hotel Admiral

4 out of 5
C. Sundts gate 9, Bergen
The price is $110 per night from Nov 7 to Nov 8
4.3/5Excellent! (758 reviews)

"Excellent location. Free coffee in reception area. Rooms with harbour view a must. Breakfast is lovely too."…"

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2020

Clarion Hotel Admiral
Comfort Hotel Bergen

Comfort Hotel Bergen

3.5 out of 5
Strandgaten 190, Bergen, Hordaland
The price is $72 per night from Nov 7 to Nov 8
3.9/5Very Good! (929 reviews)

"Close to everything in the city. Great breakfast! Rooms are comfortable and clean."…"

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

Comfort Hotel Bergen
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

What Is a Hostel?

If you're in the market for somewhere affordable to stay in Bergen, there are 84 lodging options here to pick from, including hostels. These dorm-style accommodations come in many different forms, but they all have three main things in common:

  • Budget prices
  • A social atmosphere
  • Shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms)

By staying at a hostel in Bergen, you can cut your spending on accommodations and use more of your money for going out during your trip. You can check out the museums and other cultural highlights in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.

Hostels in Bergen

You might be wondering, what are some favorite hostels in Bergen? Based on our customers' reviews, these options have the highest ratings:

Marken Gjestehus - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Nonneseteren Station and Bergen Station. Property features include free WiFi, laundry facilities, and a computer station. You'll find desks and linens in all rooms.

HI Bergen Hostel Montana - You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as free parking. Rooms come with showers and coffee/tea makers.

Bergen Budget Hostel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Nonneseteren Station and Bergen Station. Property features include free WiFi, a restaurant, and a shared/communal kitchen. Rooms come with showers and linens.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Bergen?

The weather can be a big factor when you're discovering new places, so here are some stats about the seasons:

  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while February and January are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 45° F and nighttime temperatures average 31° F
  • April-June: 62° F is the daytime average and 34° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 65° F and nighttime averages are around 45° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 54° F during the day and 33° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 77.56 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Bergen?

Depending on your interests, you might appreciate these places to visit:

Top Sights
  • Hanseatic Museum
  • Floibanen Funicular
  • Grieg Hall
Natural Features
  • Mt. Floyen
  • Festplassen
  • Nygard Park
Cultural Attractions
  • Den Nationale Scene
  • West Norway Museum of Decorative Art
  • School Museum

Generally, Bergen is known for its:

  • Museums
  • Seafood
  • Shopping
  • Tours
  • Historical sites
  • Cafés
  • Mountain views
  • Live music

How to Get to Bergen and Around the Area

You can search for flights to the closest airport in Bergen (BGO-Flesland), 8 mi (12.8 km) from the city center. Another option is Stord (SRP-Sorstokken), which is 41.3 mi (66.5 km) away. When you're out and about, you might want to use public transit during your trip. You can access metro transit at Byparken Station, Nonneseteren Station, and Bystasjonen Station. To explore more of the area, take a train from Bergen Station, Bergen Arna Station, or Bergen Takvam Station.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Bergen?
Hostels are a great way to stay for a lower cost, so you can save your money for exploring. You can check out cultural highlights like the museums in this destination, or enjoy the local tours and other activities.
What is a hostel?
These dorm-style accommodations come in lots of different forms, but they have three main qualities in common, including budget-friendly prices, a social environment, and shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms).
What are the best hostels in Bergen?
Based on reviews from our customers, these Bergen hostels have the highest ratings: Bergen Budget Hostel - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Nonneseteren Station and Bergen Station. Property features include free WiFi, a restaurant, and a shared/communal kitchen. Rooms come with showers and linens. Marken Gjestehus - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Nonneseteren Station and Bergen Station. Property features include free WiFi, laundry facilities, and a computer station. Rooms come with lockers, desks, and linens. HI Bergen Hostel Montana - Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and a shared/communal kitchen. You’ll find showers and lockers in all rooms. Skiven Guesthouse - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Nonneseteren Station and Bergen Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and laundry facilities, as well as TV in a common area. Rooms come with lockers.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Bergen?
The weather is important when you’re discovering new places, so here’s a little information about the local climate: The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 56°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 36°F. The rainiest months in Bergen are October, September, November, and December, with each month seeing an average of 9 inches of rainfall.
What is there to see and do in Bergen?
Generally, Bergen is known for its museums, seafood, and local tours. Top attractions include Bryggen and Hurtigruten Terminal. Get out into nature with places like Mt. Floyen, Festplassen, and Nygard Park. Cultural attractions include Den Nationale Scene, Hanseatic Museum, and Bryggen Waterfront.
What's the best way to get to and around Bergen while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in and around Bergen in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the closest airport, which is Flesland Airport (BGO), located 8 mi (12.8 km) away from the city center. Once you’ve arrived, you may want to make use of public transit. You can access metro transit at Byparken Station, Nonneseteren Station, and Bystasjonen Station. To explore more of the surrounding area, catch a train at Bergen Station, Bergen Arna Station, or Bergen Takvam Station.