Smarthotel Forus - Sandnes (Rogaland)

Luramyrveien 12, Sandnes (Rogaland), Norway, 4313show map
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Very goodBased on  263 reviews
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Overview

The business Smarthotel Forus lies in a shopping area of Sandnes. Smarthotel Forus was opened in 2002 and offers non-smoking rooms.

A short distance to a coach station enables you to get to Viking Stadion and Ullandhaug Tower in no time. The city center is 3 km away from the hotel.

Sola airport can be reached in 10 minutes by car from Smarthotel Forus.

Rooms

Smarthotel Forus offers 154 rooms fitted with satellite TV, heating, wireless internet, an iron with ironing board and a work desk for a comfortable stay in Sandnes. Bathrooms are appointed with a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Every morning a comprehensive buffet breakfast is served. Guests can try complimentary drinks in the lobby bar. Cantina Mexicana and Cucina Italia offer an assortment of dishes within 150 meters of the property.

A buffet breakfast is served at the price of NOK 85 per person per night. 

Services

Smarthotel Forus features such facilities as free self parking, allergy free rooms and a lift.

Relax

Leisure options include an outdoor swimming pool and a golf course.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Number of rooms:   154.

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Facilities
Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage

Luggage storage

Locker room

24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Snack bar

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Golf course

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Business

  • Business centre
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Board games
  • DVDs/ Videos for children
  • Children's pool
  • Game room

Facilities for people with disabilities

  • Toilet for disabled
  • Bathroom for disabled

Spa & Leisure

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Sauna
  • Library

Room features

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bath/ Shower

Media

  • Flat-screen TV

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Check-infrom 3 pmFREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Location
Getting around
Airports
Sola (SVG)3.1 mi
Haugesund (HAU)37.1 mi
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Reviews
7.2
Very goodBased on  263  reviews
  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    Good hotel for single business traveller, clean and good social area, but rooms are definitely too small for double, and no twin beds!

  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    shopping centre was right next door. Motorway into town was easily accessed

    Size of the room

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Central to business locations for Oil / Gas / Energy. Number 9 and Number 2 bus (all close to hotel), give good links to Sandnes and Stavanger centres.

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    It was good value for money, clean and the breakfast was excellent.

  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    It is located on a central area near to Stavanger and the airport, but also close to important places such as Preikestolen and Sverd I Fjell.

    There were not enough staff to fulfil all the costumers necessities, for example, we didn't get our rooms cleaned. The front desk girl had to arrange herself the extra bed I requested and she sent it through the elevator for me to pick it up and install it myself!

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    The stairs had not been washed the last three weeks. It was extremely dirty ! !

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Convenience - close to place of work - a 5 minute walk

    The carpet in the room was very dirty.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Excellent if you just need a place to sleep.. And it was only 5km to the airport.

    The room was very small

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    I was low cost, and I got exactly what I needed. I got a very good bed with excellent (soft and heavy) pillows and blankets, it was clean rooms, small bathrooms with a shower (with a nice water flow), but I did not come there for the size of the bathroom, so small was good since it had everything I needed. The room was small, but same thing, I did not go there to stay inside the room, I only needed a place to sleep over, have a shower and have a meal in the morning, and for that it was perfect. The breakfast was simple (meaning that it was not like a fancy hotel breakfast) but the most basic things where there, and what mattered to me was that the things that where there, actually had quality (instead of the opposite, large selection with low quality, I prefer small selection of quality). The reception area had sofas, games, tv, a place to buy extras, perfect :-)

    Noting in special. I just want to appeal to the hotel and say that focus on low cost, simple, easy but what you do must be with high quality. And market it as exactly that. Perfect for business travelers, back packing, economy traveling, lots of families with kids etc. One remark was wifi, this you need to provide to all rooms and you must find a way to make it free for all guests. The reason is that you have a lot of pc and smartphone travelers, and wifi is not something you shall earn money on, it is what gives the establishment a strong impression. And you cannot provide poor quality, it must be excellent. You must market this (once it is in place). Then you will easily become like Norwegian does in the air, growing, profitable, and slowly killing sas :-)

  • 6.6
    Good

    This hotel is as simple as you can get it and as cheap as you can get it in Norway. It is a place to sleep, not a place to spend any time.

    This is value for money for a couple of nights stay. The rooms are so small you have to climb over each other to get into bed. However, it is still the cheapest way to have a good nights sleep in Stavanger.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    The hotel is very efficent. Simple solution for a simple need-sleep. It is cheap and located exactly where i need it.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    I like the location, the price, the good bed and the clean shower!

  • 7.0
    Very good

    It was quiet and clan and a good price

  • 8.8
    Superb

    The hotel is located close to the office I visited. Also that it was nice to go shopping at Kvaderat and Ikea.

  • 6.2
    Good

    Breakfast was good, staff were helpful too

    The bedrooms are tiny it felt as if I was staying in a cupboard!

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Highlights
7
Very goodBased on  263 reviews
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best 3 Star Hotels in Norway

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Good to know
Check-infrom 3 pmFREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Sola (SVG)3.1 mi
Haugesund (HAU)37.1 mi
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