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Clarion Collection Hotel Cardinal

#2 of 15 Hotels in Vaxjo
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Backgatan 10, Vaxjo 352 30, Sweden
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Parker, Colorado
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117 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed in Vaxjo because it is the largest town near where my family comes from in Sweden while we did a little family heritage research. We stayed here for 2 nights.. The hotel was chosen by our travel agent. It can be a little tough to get to this hotel as you feel like you are driving on the... More 

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South Wales
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70 reviews
53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

We made a booking here because: - Vaxjo was a convenient place for an overnight stop on our journey across Sweden. - Inclusion of evening meal in the hotel price was attractive. We left thinking we should have gone elsewhere because: - Vaxjo is a functional semi-industrial town and regional centre with a pedestrianised centre of 1960s concrete buildings. -... More 

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Thank Barrybloke
Simon A, Receptionist at Clarion Collection Hotel Cardinal, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment Barryblok! Its very valuable for us in order to improve. I will forward your review to our chef. Hopefully next time you visit us there will be more to chose from at the evening meal. Växjö isnt a big city that offers the same leasure possibilities like bigger cities, however, there are several towns nearby... More 

Eskilstuna, Sweden
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39 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

I have stayed there twice, once in the building down he street and the other time in the main building. its clean and the service is very good. The people at the reception were very warm and nice. The morning breakfast was very good. it had everything variety of cereals, juices, salads, fruits, bacon, eggs, pastry, breads.sometimes pancakes too. The... More 

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Thank Mano R
Simon A, Receptionist at Clarion Collection Hotel Cardinal, responded to this review

Hello Mano! Thank you so much for your review. It means a lot to us! We are happy you enjoyed your stay. As for the evening meal we will take your comment into account in order to improve even further. You are more than welcome to visit us next time you pass through Växjö! Best regards Reception More 

London
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25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We stayed here for 4 nights recently and the hotel suited us perfectly. It is really close to the train station, about a 5 minute walk, and right in the centre of town with ATMs, a supermarket, shops etc all nearby. The staff were friendly, efficient and keen to help with any queries. In the bar area they offer complimentary... More 

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Thank EzzieLondon
Simon A, Receptionist at Clarion Collection Hotel Cardinal, responded to this review

Hi Ezzie! Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay, and that you found the best our city has to offer. While Växjö isn't a very big city, one can still find pretty much everything. On behalf of all the staff we wish you a wonderful summer and hope to see... More 

Cortland, New York
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The hotel is a great location, close to the train station. Rooms are great, and meals, like everyone Clarion we've been in in Sweden so far, are excellent. A great value. The staff couldn't be friendlier.

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Thank Priscilla B
Simon A, Receptionist at Clarion Collection Hotel Cardinal, responded to this review

Hi Priscilla! Thank you for your feedback! We are all glad you enjoyed your stay and it was a pleasure having you here. Best regards from all the hotel staff Clarion Collection Hotel Cardinal More 

Wageningen
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42 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We spent two nights here, from 1st to 3rd June 2015. The hotel is situated in the pedestrian zone of the city centre. On arrival we could park the car at some 100 m from the hotel and went there on foot. The very friendly and helpful receptionist informed us that they had places in the underground car park, which... More 

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Thank SvdS
Simon A, Receptionist at Clarion Collection Hotel Cardinal, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your opinion about us! We are all very happy you enjoyed your stay in Växjö. You are right about many glassworks have closed the past years, however, the area still designs and crafts glass products of good quality. In some places they even let you try to craft your own pieces. Best regards on... More 

essex england
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86 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

should you ever find yourself in Vaxjo then the clarion collection is ideally located close to the central train and has ample parking in the surrounding area. positives:- clean rooms good wifi friendly staff buffet breakfast, my better half said it was great as it had a wide selection not just cold meats and cheeses dinner included in the price,... More 

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Thank phatbear
Simon A, Front office staff at Clarion Collection Hotel Cardinal, responded to this review

Hello again! Pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay. We always aim to improve our guests' stay experience, so your feedback is most welcome. If/when you return to Växjö you are more than welcome to stay with us, and hopefully you can enjoy our complimentary evening meal then. If you want to bring your friends and relatives thats no problem,... More 

sør trøndelag
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Me and a colleague needed a place to stay for the night. We got great help from the night manager/ staff when we arrive. We did not have anything booked and he was extremely helpful to us on arrival. Bonus is the night buffet at the hotel. Would come here again.

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Thank racetaker
Simon A, Receptionist at Clarion Collection Hotel Cardinal, responded to this review

Thanks for your comment! Its always a pleasure to read positive feedback. Hopefully next time you visit us you will have time to enjoy our complimentary evening buffet. Although as you said, one should never have to go to bed hungry when staying with us. Best regards, Simon & the rest of the hotel staff Clarion Collection Hotel Cardinal More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Stayed here a couple of times, always been getting good service and good rooms. If I could mention something to be improved: The buffet restaurant is quite small and crouded at dinner-time, would have been better to use the larger breakfast restaurant for evening buffet as well.

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Trondheim, Norway
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464 reviews
102 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We chose this hotel because it was #1 on Tripadvisor and parking. It turned out to be a very good choice. The staff was very helpful. The free buffet in the evening was very much appreciated. Rooms were small but decent. Sleep quality was good. Breakfast was also satisfactory.

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