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Scandic Klaralven

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Sandbacksgatan 6, Karlstad S-653 40, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013
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  • Location
    4 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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Lerum, Sweden
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50 reviews 50 reviews
13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013 via mobile

The location of the hotel is great. Located by the river Klarälven. But the hotel itself is average. The service was quite okay but slow. Breakfast had plenty to choose from. There is a pool area in the basement that the kids will enjoy.

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Cologne, Germany
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57 reviews 57 reviews
29 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

The hotel is located right on tge shore of the klarälven river - perfect for jogging in the morning or when weather permits bf on the outdoor terrace. The building itself is quite ugly, carpets from the 80s and nothing really nice to mention,. Rooms are clean, there is a small gym, an indoor pool an a sauna and bikes... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

We saw a couple of pictures on the internet and thought it might be ok. When whe got there the place actualy looked very bad. Whe got a room very quickly, very old stuff, lamps, beds, curtains. The whole furniture was old. Then we decided to go for a swim, when whe saw the swimmingpool whe got scared of the... More

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Oslo, Norway
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64 reviews 64 reviews
29 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

Are you visiting Karlstad? are you bringing your car and don't have any high standard requirements? then you can stay at this hotell. The location is OK if you have a car,m b ut terrible if you came by train or bus. If you are looking for high standard, look elsewhere....

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Halmstad, Sweden
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144 reviews 144 reviews
60 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

I have stayed here before, and the advantage is that it is close to the highway E18 and easy to get to. The room (102) was outdated but clean and looked just like so many other Scandic rooms. The best thing is the view of the river, so make sure to book a room facing the river and not the... More

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New Delhi, India
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384 reviews 384 reviews
52 hotel reviews
247 helpful votes 247 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

The hotel is located by the Klaralven river and offers a fantastic view from the dining room and the adjoining large verandah sit-out. There is also a wooden staircase from the verandah sit-out to go down to the river side via a wooden bridge. We were a group of 26 and had a comfortable stay for a night. The complimentary... More

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Vasteras, Sweden
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13 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

Middle class hotell, nice located at the riverside, and badly located next to the E18 highway. Service, rooms and restaurang are quite ok, typical Scandic style. Be aware of the high traffic noice for rooms located towards the highway. Book room located towards the river. They have very nice view and are quiet. Good value for money, much cheeper then... More

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Cockney in Wrexham, North Wales
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60 reviews 60 reviews
26 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2012 via mobile

Nice pleasant place to stay. A little road noise but doesn't interfere with sleep. Breakfast is very good, nice, varied choice. Restaurant food is very good too. Gym is not too big but all the equipment is very new and all works. Pool is small but adequate. Always stay here when working in Kristenhamn.

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Malmo, Sweden
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

My family and I were traveling through Karlstad and stayed one night at this hotel in a family room that sleeps 3 people. We arrived in the evening time and the receptionist was nice and helpful. The room was nice and clean and had all the standard amenities. Free Wi-Fi in the rooms. The hotel is located by Klarälven. At... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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131 reviews 131 reviews
49 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2011 via mobile

This is standard Scandic hotel, well located, close to the highway, with a nice view over the river Klaralven. The Karlstad city center is approximately one mile away. The Scandic concept is a bit like McDonald's, you know what you get. The extra spice here is a sauna and a small indoor pool. A good breakfast is also included. The... More

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Address: Sandbacksgatan 6, Karlstad S-653 40, Sweden
Location: Sweden > Swedish Lakeland > Varmland County > Karlstad
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Scandic Klaralven 3*
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