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BEST WESTERN Gustaf Froding Hotell & Konferens

Hojdgatan 3, Karlstad 654 68, Sweden
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Goole
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Let me say that I have stayed at numerous hotels across the world but this is my first visit to Sweden so I cannot say how this compares to other hotels in Sweden. I stayed at the hotel in late September to visit family. The hotel is easy to find and has plenty of free parking a lot of the... More 

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Motala, Sweden
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45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Basic, but modern, fresh and clean rooms, that seemed to be recently redecorated. Comfortable bed, and fairly quiet surroundings, but quite far from the town centre. There was no safe or fridge/minibar in the room, but there was a kettle. Breakfast buffet (enclosed) was nice with plenty of choices, but I couldn´t find any organic choices. Free Wi-Fi.There´s a small... More 

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Bucharest
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60 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

I like the idea of a theme-hotel and I wish the rooms had been inspired by Froding's poetry. However, it seems that the rooms (or, at least, the one I stayed in) are still in a process of revamping: there is a mix of old (furniture) and new (the rest). There is a lake nearby, with a nice view, if... More 

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Mantsala, Finland
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

basic hote, no air conditioning, luckily the room windows can be opened, perhaps a bit weird looking that like 7floor building has big rooms all the windows open :) but i could park my bike right beside the hotel, under my window, so that's the most important thing, when on motorcycle trips :) breakfast... i think there was one :)... More 

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Thank AkiVee
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18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

This was not a great hotel and not worth the money. The hotel is older and not updated as was mentioned. If it wasn't for the guarantee policy, I would have cancelled when we arrived. The room was nothing special, and the breakfast was not up to the standards I experienced in other hotels in Sweden including another Best Western... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We stayed here on our way from Oslo to Stockholm. In this hotel they really have thought of everything, they even have an ironing room. The furnuture is not new, but it beats the big impersonal hotels, we thought it was cosy. Parking is free and breakfast was one of the best I ever had! With a special corner for... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Last May we went on a car trip from Oslo to the Baltic sea, and had to stop on the Swedish side to cut the long drive in two. I tried to find a hotel that was situated close to E 18, so we didn't have to vaste a lot of time to fumble around in a town to find... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Not only to sleep but chilling out with many relaxing activities (sauna, gym, swimming pool during summer, etc...) All at the ground floor. Very clean and well designed. Alone or with the family. A must...

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Stockholm, Sweden
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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

I visited Karlstad for business and only needed a place to sleep. The hotel looks a bit old fashioned, like as if used to be a dance palace in the 80's. However, I have food allergies and the staff was REALLY helpful and service minded, they even re-planned their dinner buffet after my requests, so I could eat almost everything.... More 

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Juba, South Sudan
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14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

My 4 day stay between Christmas and New Year did not include a swim in the frozen(!) outdoor pool, naturally!. All the main services function satisfactory, and the breakfast buffet is great, with a selection of salmon, picked herring and other fishy items added. There is a good GYM and TV and internet services. My main complaint is the single... More 

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