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Scandic Karlstad City

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Drottninggatan 4, Karlstad 65224, Sweden (Formerly Rica Hotel)
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Ranked #4 of 18 hotels in Karlstad
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is definitive the best hotel in Karlstad. Large rooms, comfortable bed, great food, friendly staff, excellent location, Jacuzzi and sauna in the basement and access to a nearby gym. Also the rooms are large enough to fit an extra bed.

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Thank you for your kind words. We hope to see you soon again! More

Tanunda
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83 reviews 83 reviews
40 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Only had 1 day here, but it was a nice stopover. The room was the best we had on our tour, good size, clean and tidy. Hotel reasonably well positioned to wander about and find plenty of eating places. Good Wi Fi for a change and good breakfast as well. Would not hesitate to stay here again.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

The rooms are really clean and comfortable. Most importantly, it has air-conditioning, which I find most Scandinavian hotels are not equipped with air-conditioning. The location is good as the pedestrian street is just down the road. All in all, the stay was comfy and relaxing.

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London
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Great hotel great service very stylish and Face Stockholm products best hotel in Karlstad breakfast was great but check out Tiffany's for dinner amazing food wine and service also the Bishop pub near the water

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Santa Barbara, California
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102 reviews 102 reviews
100 hotel reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

This hotel is located close to the pedestrian shopping street and other attractions in Karlstad. The single room I got had a larger than usual bed, wood floors, balcony, and spacious bathroom. The wifi is free and the signal is fast enough for email, Facebook, and Instagram. Like other hotels I stayed at in Scandinavia the hotel provides all purpose... More

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Monroe, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

This is a perfectly adequate hotel in a good location. Still, I appreciated that the lifts could not be accessed without a room card. The breakfast buffet was great. Our room had an iron and ironing board.

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Hamilton
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

I did enjoy my stay here. Karlstad itself is not a very clean city but I found this hotel to be very nice. We stayed as part of a tour and found the staff very helpful and everything very tidy and clean. Very good idea using your room card to access the lift and and also the doors at the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

Nice clean hotel in Karlstad's city centre with great friendly service. Decent breakfast with everything one could ask for. Very busy during the weekends. Spa closed for renovation so never tried that. Rooms facing the street are the best as there is building going on in the courtyard.

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Anna O, General Manager at Scandic Karlstad City, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for your comments regarding our hotel. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to have the pleasure to welcoming you again. And that you at that time will have the oppurtunity to try our brand new Sauna and pool area. More

Oslo
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44 reviews 44 reviews
31 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

Don't expect the Hilton experience here, but for what it is, it's ok. Recently renovated, it has a fresh appeal. However, the room was really dark and lacked some lamps. The sauna was out of order and they were renovating the back jard. I orginaly asked for a room on a high floor, but got a 1st floor room, but... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012 via mobile

the hotel is close to the central square. friendly staff and good Internet connectivity. the sauna and jacuzzi have also been nice. it is somewhat close to busy roads and therefore some rooms are noisy. the breakfast buffet is big, but somehow things didn't taste too good.

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Address: Drottninggatan 4, Karlstad 65224, Sweden (Formerly Rica Hotel)
Location: Sweden > Swedish Lakeland > Varmland County > Karlstad
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Wheelchair access
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Ranked #4 of 18 hotels in Karlstad
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Scandic Karlstad City 3.5*
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