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Clarion Hotel Plaza

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Vastra Torggatan 2, Karlstad 65225, Sweden (Formerly Radisson SAS Plaza)
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Ranked #2 of 18 hotels in Karlstad
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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Geelong, Australia
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184 reviews 184 reviews
62 hotel reviews
238 helpful votes 238 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An old hotel, reasonable sized rooms, good location and a reasonable breakfast. Kettle but no tea or coffee in our room. BYO? Biggest problem was the terribly hot room, like trying to sleep in an oven - and the windows do not open. Grumpy terse man at reception, but perhaps he had a long day. OK for one night. (Only.)

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FredrikLeek, Hotelldirektör at Clarion Hotel Plaza, responded to this review

Dear Down Under01, I thank you for your review. Your comments are very important for us and we are trying our best to make all our guests happy when staying at the hotel. The hotel has gone through a long renovation and finally all rooms are ready and we are very happy with the result. I will for sure check... More

Vercorin
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128 reviews 128 reviews
31 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good location at the beginning of the pedestrian zone, no through traffic. Parking (pricey but the hotel picks up SEK 50 of the tab) just across the street. Hotel had a very good interior architect and the covered courtyard is great for having breakfast. We had a spacious (superior) room with big enough bathroom on the 4th floor. Bathroom has... More

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

Dear Eric D, I thank you very much for your review of our hotel. I´m glad you enjoyed your stay and even though you are from abroad I hope to one day get the pleasure to welcome you back to Karlstad again. I wish you a lovely summer! Your sincerely, Fredrik More

Stockholm, Sweden
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Clarion Hotel Plaza is a nice hotell, with a central location and good and personal service. Nice fitted and decorated rooms of good quality. The breakfast was very good breakfast. Smoth check out. Would like to return.

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

Dear Christer F, We are happy to hear that you were satisfied with your stay here at Clarion Hotel Plaza. We are especially glad that you mention our personal service as a positive thing about your stay since that´s where we are aiming to be different from our competitors. We want to have the most personal employees with a passion... More

Sweden
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We stayed at this hotell for one night with our one year old daughter. We were traveling through Sweden and wanted to rest and fresh´n up upon our next day. We stayed at the new renovated suite on the forth floor. The room was big with a seperate living room, 2 tv:s, a working area, a water cooker, coffee, te,... More

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

Dear MunterDam, We thank you for your review and we are glad that you enjoyed your stay here at Clarion Hotel Plaza. Suite 450 is one of my favourite rooms so I understand you liked it there. :-) We hope to see you soon again in Karlstad and at our hote and until then I wish you a lovely summer!... More

Cape Town, South Africa
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66 reviews 66 reviews
15 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The hotel is right at the main train station, it doesn't look highly attractive but what a pleasant surprise, helpful friendly staff, the rooms are comfortable, plenty of electric plugs and a super Jacuzzi (also with plugs available), towels, sauna and the internet works throughout the hotel. The breakfast was most delicious with plenty of variety, more than expected. If... More

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FredrikLeek, Hotelldirektör at Clarion Hotel Plaza, responded to this review

Dear Manya, I thank you for your positive review of our hotel and I´m glad we were a part of your visit in Sweden. I know we are pretty far away from South Africa but I warmly welcome you back to Karlstad and Clarion Hotel Plaza again in the future. Best Regards, Fredrik Leek, GM More

Turin, Italy
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217 reviews 217 reviews
58 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Location of this hotel is very good and just few meters from the railway station. Rooms are rather small but functional and clean; no frills, very basic. I liked the hall and the many design pieces which are around: forniture, walls, lobby..... I would suggest it to my friends.

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Helsinki, Finland
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91 reviews 91 reviews
43 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Stayed over one night only on a business trip in this centrally located hotel, just a few minutes' walk from the Railway station. The ambience is cozy and friendly, and common spaces such as the downstairs plaza were inviting and interestingly decorated with a modern twist. Our room was large and comfortable but slightly worn-out and outdated by design though,... More

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Drammen, Norway
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Nice staff that is always smiling, Very good food and very nice breakfast. Rooms are big and comfortable, They are currently renovating so a little disturbance. But nice and quiet anyway. The old rooms are a worn down, but the new rooms are outstanding.

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Härligt att du tycker vi är det bästa hotellet i Karstad. Tackar för fin feedback. Välkommen tillbaka! More

Guelph, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

First of all, the biggest asset is that Clarion Hotel Plaza is within 3 minutes walk from the train station - even with a suitcase. It is bigger than what one can expect from outside, thanks to a large indoor open space. I found that very pleasant walking in. I was, however, not so pleasantly surprised when I found out... More

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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

The Clarion Plaza is situated very conveniently next to the main rail station in Karlstad, and close to town centre. Very friendly staff and hotel generally clean although some renovation work was in progress (06/2013). Room was a good size with usual facilities although no iron or ironing board. Air conditioning quite noisy although not by American standards! Wifi via... More

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Address: Vastra Torggatan 2, Karlstad 65225, Sweden (Formerly Radisson SAS Plaza)
Location: Sweden > Swedish Lakeland > Varmland County > Karlstad
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Clarion Hotel Plaza 3.5*
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Also Known As:
Radisson Karlstad
Karlstad Radisson
Clarion Hotel Karlstad

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
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Clarion Hotel Plaza is a full service hotel in the heart of Karlstad. The hotel has been under renovation 2013-14 and today it's the most modern hotel in the city with a brand new look. We offer 131 rooms and suites, 11 conference rooms, relax area with gym, jazuzzi and sauna and our popular restaurant - Kitchen & Table. Our fantastic staff dare to be different and will greet you with passion. It won't take long before you feel like home when staying with us. We wish you a warm welcome to Karlstad and to Clarion Hotel Plaza! Clarion Hotel(R) - Service with Passion ... more   less 
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