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Scandic Hotel Portalen

Barnarpsgatan 6, Jonkoping 551 16, Sweden
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Espoo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was specially nice that I could hire a bike from the hotel. Thank for that ! Breakfast was also very good. Economy room could have been cheaper......................................................

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Anna L, Chef at Scandic Hotel Portalen, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am glad you enjoyed borrowing our bikes. Our central location is perfect if you would like to explore the city by bike. In the summertime you can take a ride to the beach to watch the sunset. I wish you warmly welcome back! More 

Jonkoping County, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We liked almost everything we used. The reception, the staff, breakfast,newspaper and the lobby. But... to have a small single bed and a bedside cabinet you pull down from the wall does not qualify for a being a double-room. And the price wasn't lower than other similar hotels proper double rooms

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Anna L, Chef at Scandic Hotel Portalen, responded to this review

Dear Hans I am glad you enjoyed your stay. Our twin rooms are very popular and was not available this date. It seems that you have stayed in one of our economy rooms. This is a budget alternative with a single bed and a wallbed. Please do not hesitate to ask for another roomtype next time and I make sure... More 

Zagreb, Croatia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No withe bred, brekfast allways same, loud nightclub music last day of the stay, high prices for nothing but that is whole sweden, no exchanging office when we arrived late at night, couldn't buy nothing to eat.

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Anna L, Chef at Scandic Hotel Portalen, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. I am sorry to hear that you were disturbed by noice from the nightclub. We always offer white bread at our breakfast and I am really sorry if we of some reason where out of it this day... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff at this hotel could not be better. They are very friendly, helpful and professional. I stay at this hotel 40+ nights a year. Only negative is the cleaning crew that do a very poor job of cleaning, and sometimes miss your room completely. It would also be nice to see a relationship with the gym attached to this... More 

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Anna L, Chef at Scandic Hotel Portalen, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. I am glad to hear the nice words regarding the staff! I agree that they do a really good job! It seems that there has been some missunderstandings regarding the cleaning. I would like to know more about this. Please do not hesitate to contact me persanally on portalen@scadnichotels.com. We do have a deal with the... More 

Rozenburg, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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51 reviews 51 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We used this to visit the Elmia trade show. The hotel is just across the street which makes it very convinient. The hotel is fine. Rooms are basic with a good bed and bathroom. The breakfast is a bit crowded and give the sence of a mess hall. Staff is friendly and helpful. So no regrets

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Anna L, Chef at Scandic Hotel Portalen, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I believe that you have stayed at Scandic Elmia that is located next to the trade fair. I am glad you appreciated your stay and I wish you warmly welcome back! More 

Orebro
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Nice hotel with great staff. Unfortunately there is a discotheque below, and the noise goes all the way to the 7th floor. The music didnt end until 04:00 at the night. If you want to sleep, go somewere else.

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Anna L, Chef at Scandic Hotel Portalen, responded to this review

Hello Christian! Thank you for your review. I appreciate your nice words regarding our staff. The hotel is located in the city centre with a lot of nice restaurants and bars and sometimes it could be a litte noisy. Please let me know next time you will come and I will make sure you get one of our most quiet... More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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139 reviews 139 reviews
20 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The hotel has a good location just outside the central station, the staff was friendly and the breakfast was good but the room felt quite old and the TV is located on a wall in a corner and if you lay down in the bed it's more or less impossible to watch the TV. It would be a great idea... More 

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Anna L, Chef at Scandic Hotel Portalen, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback! I agree with you that the location is really excellent. Thank you for your feedback regarding the TV and for the suggestion of improvement. I hope that you will come back to us again so that we have the chance to make your impression of us more than ok. More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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132 reviews 132 reviews
23 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Sadly, but this is among those Scandic hotels that has a need to be renovated. Service at the reception is slow, maybe because of unexperienced staff a Sunday afternoon? Charing 175 SEK for overnight parking, that is ridiculous. Buffebreakfast is ok but used to be better some years ago. To label everything "eco" does not improve quality. Earplugs are provided... More 

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Tack för din feedback! Vi har precis anställt några nya servicestjärnor i receptionen och det kan vara anledninge till att... More 

Skåne
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51 reviews 51 reviews
32 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Was here on weeknights so didn't have the noise issue described by others. Funny thing was that on check-in the night man was outsourced (not strange in itself) but - wearing a uniform shirt with a "SECURITY GUARD (VÄKTARE)" badge! Kinda like the feeling when the band wonders why there is chicken wire in front of the stage in Blues... More 

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Anna L, Chef at Scandic Hotel Portalen, responded to this review

I am sorry that your stay with us didn’t meet your expectations. I wish I heard your remarks before your departure so I had the opportunity to help and make your stay more comfortable. I am also sorry you did´t got any information regarding our garage. I will take action on this and put this as a daily routine. Best... More 

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