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Clarion Hotel Plaza

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Vastra Torggatan 2, Karlstad 65225, Sweden (Formerly Radisson SAS Plaza)
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Ranked #3 of 18 Hotels in Karlstad
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
ThomasGBG Gothenburg, Sweden
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel has a good location. The overall condition of the hotell is good. The spa area is very small. Good breakfast. Rooms are quite small. I was there on a sathurday night and there was quite a lot of noice from other guests.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Æ nice hotel. With smarts solution and great restaurant.the training and relax area covers you basic needs. Pluss a charming staff.2 min from the train station is a big pluss. And is basically it's placed in main street.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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74 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Had a quite nice stay for one night in the middle of December 2014, in room 301. The room was large and modern, the bed very comfortable and the bathroom great. However, as the room was situated toward the railway track/-station just 50 meters away I was now and then disturbed by the noisy train traffic. The breakfast is served... More 

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FredrikLeek, General Manager at Clarion Hotel Plaza, responded to this review

Hi "Homevalley 55", I thank you for taking time writing a review about us. We value all comments since they help us in our work to an even better hotel! I am sorry you had problems sleeping due to the trains at the Central Station but I am glad you mention my staff us being happy and service minded! :-)... More 

Oslo, Norway
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Cosy hotel in the heart of Karlstad. Very good service by the receptionist. A young and pleasant lady who showed me to the room, carrying my heavy suitcase and helped me up the stairs to the top floor. The elevators were temporarily put out of operation. Very well done. A top restaurant Kitchen & Table, which I this time not... More 

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FredrikLeek, General Manager at Clarion Hotel Plaza, responded to this review

Hi Tor! I am very glad to hear you liked our hotel and that our receptionist gave you a service out of the normal. :-) Next time I hope you will have the time to try Kitchen & Table! You are very welcome back! Your sincerely, Fredrik More 

Shanghai, China
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Clarion Hotel Plaza is transportation convenient, very close to railway station and very close to the main street, shopping mall. The Reception is very positive, taking care of the need of the guests with good manners.

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FredrikLeek, General Manager at Clarion Hotel Plaza, responded to this review

Hi Silje, Thanks for your comments here at Tripadvisor. I´m glad you liked our hotel but sad of the fact you didn´t like our restaurant. Regarding the beds there have been a construction error on these and we are changing them one by one... I hope to see you back at the hotel soon again! Best Regards, Fredrik More 

Central Norway, Norway
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

A nice, clean hotel. A very good breakfast. We did not like the hotel restaurant, but there are a lot of nice restaurants in walking distance from the hotel. If you want to sleep with the window open you can hear a lot of noise from the road outside. The beds are nice, but we got single beds that were... More 

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FredrikLeek, General Manager at Clarion Hotel Plaza, responded to this review

Hi Silje! I thank you for reviewing our hotel. I am sorry you didn´t like the restaurant. We have one of the top rated restaurants in the city at the hotel and I hope you will give us a new chance if you are coming back. I am glad though that you liked our staff since the staff is our... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Spent 1 night here on a business trip. The service was great and the hotel looked nice and clean. You where also able to park inside on the other side of the road. The rooms looked like they've been updated recently. And the bed was super! Breakfast was also nice with allot to choose from.

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FredrikLeek, General Manager at Clarion Hotel Plaza, responded to this review

Hi Thomas! Thanks for your good review! I hope we will have the pleasure of having you at our hotel soon again. Our superb beds are waiting for you! :-) Best regards, Fredrik More 

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27 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

The location is great, the food is very fine and the staff is perfect. Still I cannot rate this hotel with 5 stars because my room, and may be other rooms as well, had an issue: it was -8°C or -10°C outside as showed by mobile phone, and inside the room it was too hot even though I came from... More 

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FredrikLeek, General Manager at Clarion Hotel Plaza, responded to this review

Dear Vingrau, I thank you for writing a review about us here at Tripadvisor. I am especially glad that you mention my staff as being perfect! We are aiming to give the best and most passionate service in the business and according to your words we are on the right track. :-) I am sorry about the warmth in the... More 

Kristiansand, Norway
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Ok hotel but our room was terrible. Warm and bad ventilation, window facing indoor courtyard did not open for fire prevention reasons, temperature unable to be set down. Woke up with headache and nausea. We should have asked for another room but arrived late and were exhausted. Breakfirst was fine, but again, I feel the ventilation in the breakfirst hall... More 

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FredrikLeek, General Manager at Clarion Hotel Plaza, responded to this review

Dear "600perj", I thank you for taking time writing a review about our hotel. All comments are very important for us and we take in everything that´s written about us. I am sorry for the poor ventilation during your visit. After reading your comment we have had a firm here controlling the ventliation flow and they have made some adjustments.... More 

Kongsvinger, Norway
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

As almost always in sweden it's great service and with a smile. :) Only thing to complain, is the shower on the room. Only covered by a little screen so the floor gets wet. Good location in the city:)

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FredrikLeek, General Manager at Clarion Hotel Plaza, responded to this review

Dear 347erikb, I thank you for your good review and that you were pleased with staying here at Clarion Hotel Plaza. SInce our newly done renovation some of the shower walls are a bit narrow and we are aware of this and we are investigating on how to proceed and make these better. It all comes down to lack of... More 

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