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First Hotel Ja

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Borgmastaregatan 13, Karlskrona 37135, Sweden
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Berlin, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice, modern, clean hotel just in the middle of Karlskrona, surrounded by shops and restaurants. Parking for one night at the parking place just a few steps apart (no cost between 4pm-10am). Great breakfast.

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Bålsta
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

A fairly small and modern hotel, close to a minor shopping centre and only a few hundred yards from the city centre. All old Karlskrona is within walking distance. Breakfast is rich and coffee (or tea) with cakes is available , free of charge, all day. The lift really shows that time is of little - if any- essence. I'd... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

This is a great hotel in the middle of the centre. With nice personality and a good atmosphere. The only thing is that the parking spot aren't so easy to find. I can recommend this hotel and the rooms are great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I had a really pleasant stay. No problems with anything. The service and breakfast was lovely. The entre from the street needs a little bit of renovation but I learned that it was already being taken care of.

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Ida H, General Manager at First Hotel Ja, responded to this review

Hi Just as you mentioned - the entrance from the street is beeing renovated - they started yesterday. I hope that we can welcome you back anytime soon so you can se the results. we are repainting everything and a new carpet will be placed in the staircase. hope to se you again soon More 

Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Came to this hotel just for a quick visit. Room's are quite small but clean. Bathroom quite small and shower started to be a bit outdated. But anyway it was working. Staff was friendly and check in and out was smooth.

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Ida H, Hotelldirektör at First Hotel Ja, responded to this review

Hi Jouni We appreciate that you stayed at our hotel We are glad that you appreciate ouer service and staff. Wish you a great Christmas season And we want to welcome you back to First Hotel Ja More 

Nuremberg, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Very nice and friendly hotel and staff. Good food/value for money. Free dinner with buying a drink at the bar. Good location for shopping, dinning and leisure activities. A great place to come back and having a good and relaxing time.

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Ida H, General Manager at First Hotel Ja, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for a great respons We will give you a warm welcome back next time Your in town More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I hade a nice twinroom with a very comfortable bed and with 2 pillows! Unfortunable without refrigerator. But it was clean. The stuff were very nice and easy to talk to. Breakfast hade everything you need. If you want you get The or Coffe whenever you want with some cake. And hopefully soon you even can get some Swedish "... More 

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Ida H, General Manager at First Hotel Ja, responded to this review

We are happy that you enjoyed your stay here with us, and we will defenetly serve " knäckebröd" with the afternoon the in the future =) // Ida-Maria Rigoll More 

San antonio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We arrived to Karlskrona around 10 am and when we called the hotel to see if we could check in early, the receptionist told us that we were more than welcome to do so. On site, the staff was able to help us with recommendations for a restaurant, provide us with a voucher at a local gym as well as... More 

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Copenhagen Region, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Centrally located in Karlskrona with a fair price, clean rooms and mediocre breakfast buffet. With rather small rooms and limited space for clothes, luggage etc. this hotel is well suited for shorter stays but seems less ideal for longer stays (more than three nights), especially for families. No directly adjacent parking possibilities (around 200 meters away on a public street).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Very nice hotel in the center. The Staaf are very friendly and helpful! We will visit you again very soon! Very good breakfest! The rooms are clean and nice. Beds are perfect! Carparking is just beside the hotel. The Hotel has everything we wanted!

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