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Clarion Hotel Plaza

4.0 of 5 Vastra Torggatan 2, Karlstad 65225, Sweden (Formerly Radisson SAS Plaza)
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  • 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Hanoi
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
1 review
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 

Skien
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Fantasic location, fantastic rooms and very high service level from Jessica at the front desk. Very good breakfast with a lot of nice options like pancakes and waffles. The suites with double rain shower is amazing. We will be back soon :-)

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

Dear Rune K, You make us very happy with your enthusiasm and your positive words! :-) I am very glad you enjoyed your stay with us and I´m especially glad of that you praised Jessica in the reception as my staff is our strongest asset! We hope we will see you here at Plaza soon again! Best Regards, Fredrik More 

Adelaide, Australia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
24 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

A brief stay as part of a tour group did not allow us enough time to fully appreciate this amazing hotel and its surrounds. Design aspect was very unique with its inside/outside dining area concept...very quirky. Bedding was very comfortable and we enjoyed being able to open the window to let in the fresh air during our very unseasonably hot... More 

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

Dear "Penml", Thank you very much for your great review! I am happy you enjoyed your visit to Sweden, to Karlstad and to our hotel. We are pretty far from Australia but I would love to see you again here at Clarion Hotel Plaza in the future. Your sincerely, Fredrik More 

Owensville, Mo
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We liked the size of the room and accessible bathroom doors. I was disappointed that the toilet was dirty!! We liked the breakfast, and especially the hostess, who went out of her way to keep the food in ample supply. We appreciated a newspaper each day, and ice for our cooler.

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

Dear Phyllis B, I thank you for giving us feedback on your stay here at Clarion Hotel Plaza. I am glad you enjoyed your stay overall but I am very sorry we for some reason failed with the cleaning. Our cleaning staff normally do a spotless job but I will investigate what went wrong in this case. I hope we... More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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38 reviews 38 reviews
30 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Location: Located in the city center, though relatively easy to reach by car. Even by train, since the train station is located within 2 minutes of walking distance. Lots of stores and restaurants in the area. And a parking garage for your right across the street. Look and feel: The hotel offers a wide, spacious and bright lobby. There is... More 

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

Dear FBert, I thank your for your good review and I´m very glad that you enjoyed your stay here at Clarion Hotel Plaza. We have just gone through a large renovation and we are happy with the outcome. :-) Regarding the showers they did try to put larger walls in but in some rooms they couldn´t fit unfortunately. I will... More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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68 reviews 68 reviews
37 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The hotel is nice enough and is located centrally, although most everything is central in this relatively small city. The rooms were big enough and in fairly good condition, both cleanliness and condition wise. The big issue with this hotel is that it has a central enclosed courtyard which all the interior rooms overlook so the noise from the restaurant,... More 

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

Dear Protraveler02, First of all, thank you very much for writing a review about us. The comments from our guests are important to us and we are absorbing all good or bad reviews. I am sorry you didn´t find our hotel as a good alternative while staying overnight in Karlstad. We did have a smaller problem with the ventilation system... More 

Haren, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We were upgraded from a Superior to a DeLuxe room, because of the busloads of Chinese tourists that visit the hotel frequently (Karlstad lies about midway of Oslo and Stockholm). The DeLuxe rooms are bigger and more luxurious than we are used to, so we might be easily impressed. But it wouldn't take much effort to stay in that room... More 

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

Dear Esquared61, Thanks for reviewing our hotel. I am very glad you enjoyed your room and our hotel. In the summertime (June until end of August) we some days have a lot of bus groups visiting us, some are Asian, some American and some European. During this period we always try to make the stay as comfortable as it can... 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:4 star — Clarion Hotel Plaza 4*
Number of rooms: 131
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Also Known As:
Radisson Karlstad
Karlstad Radisson
Clarion Hotel Karlstad

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