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BEST WESTERN Gustaf Froding Hotell & Konferens

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Ranked #5 of 18 Hotels in Karlstad
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Stockholm, Sweden
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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11 reviews 11 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 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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Seville, Spain
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The hotel is situated about 6 km from the central station and about the same distance from the university campus. When I booked the hotel (over 110 Euros/night) I was under the impression that I would receive a king size bed; instead I got 2 single beds in my room. At the reception they wanted to charge me despite me... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Stayed there one night last summer. The hotel seemed a little old and worn out. Hotel has an outdoor pool. Remember to order a room facing away from this if you want to sleep in. Great service and good value for the money. Hotel is located way outside Karlstad city.

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Madrid, Spain
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We stopped here on our way to Oslo, and it was a great decission. Close to the highway but with no noise at all during the night. Given the prices in the country, it was quite cheap. Really good breakfast, big rooms, good WiFi, and a swimming pool to cool off. Highly recommended

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This hotel has a very cozy atmosphere, very friendly staff, convenient location with a car and a great little pool for those hot days! We stayed here two nights with two small children, driving in from Norway. The hotel room was what you would expect. Not the most modern, but very clean and cozy. There is no air conditioning, and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We were just stopping by for one night and thought the hotel provided good value. We had a car, which made getting to the hotel easy as it is slightly out of town, convenient for us as near the highway. We didn't really get a chance to test out the facilities, but the breakfast provided was very good.

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Hanna A, Manager at BEST WESTERN Gustaf Froding Hotell & Konferens, responded to this review

Dear David! Nice to have you here. Thank you for a nice review next time you have to try our facilities. Hope we will see you as our guest soon again. Have a nice day! Best regards, Hanna Åkerstedt Hotel Manager More 

Copper Center, Alaska
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

While visiting my girlfriend in Norway, we decided to slip over to Karlstad as a little getaway. As usual, I researched all options and settled in on Best Western Gustaf Frodding. Bottom line, this place is hard to beat. From check-in to departure, I was pleasantly surprised. The basic "economy" room was cozy, meticulously clean, and as comfortable as can... More 

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Hanna A, Manager at BEST WESTERN Gustaf Froding Hotell & Konferens, responded to this review

Dear Neil! We are so happy that you and your girlfriend enjoyed your stay here at the BEST WESTERN Gustaf Fröding Hotel. We hope to see you soon again. Welcome back! More 

Skien, Norway
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

The hotel is not the most luxurious or fancy hotel around. It is however extremely cozy and have a warm atmosphere. The rooms are well planned and come across as clean. Beds are very comfortable and the linen smells fresh and new. The breakfast is great with a midsized buffet containing buffet standards as well as Swedish specialties. To me,... More 

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Hanna A, Chef at BEST WESTERN Gustaf Froding Hotell & Konferens, responded to this review
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Vad roligt att du trivdes hos oss. Stort tack för fint omdömme. Vi ser fram emot att ha dig som... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Me and my son stayed here for the yearly chess event Karlstad Open, which was played at the hotel. The staff at the hotel were very friendly and service-minded, the room was adequate and the food OK. The breakfast was very good. The relax-area is small, but very nice. And the price was right. On the downside: The dinner buffet... More 

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