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Scandic Karlstad City

Drottninggatan 4, Karlstad 65224, Sweden (Formerly Rica Hotel)
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Ranked #6 of 18 Hotels in Karlstad
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3 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
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Ulsteinvik, More og Romsdal, Norway
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing bad, but nothing special either. Scandic as you expect it, staff polite and helpful. Rooms a little dated when compared to more modern hotels at similar level. Would benefit from some room refreshing.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Check in was quick with very friendly staff. Although they forgott to give me a parking ticket. Problem solved with many excuses so no big deal. First impression: nice, clean, looks more expensive. Staff friendly and helpful explaining everything you need to know in a very short and effective time. Garage a bit expensive, 175 sek per 24 h. Old... More 

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Anki T, Reservationamanager at Scandic Karlstad City, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for writing about your stay at our hotel. We appreciate it and our guests thoughts helps us get better. Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay so much. Hope to see you soon again! More 

Stockholm County, Sweden
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Was with great honor that we spend 2 nice nights in this cousy hotel in the center of the town ,staff was very helpfull,relax zone really clean and the restaurant with a really tasting and simple menu !! a place to put in the calendar

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Anki T, Reservationmanager at Scandic Karlstad City, responded to this review

Dear Marinho31, Happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for taking the time to write it down. We hope to see you soon again! More 

HOUSTON
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105 reviews 105 reviews
29 hotel reviews
198 helpful votes 198 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This was part of Cosmos tour. A good, comfortable, modern hotel with all amenities & facilities for the traveler. It offers free wi-fi, TV, comfortable beds, good bathrooms, good showers. Located very close to the main "walking street" for tourists full of restaurants, shops, churches, super markets and a variety of shops. Heating & air conditioning are provided in the... More 

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Anki T, Reservationmanager at Scandic Karlstad City, responded to this review

Nice to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and in Karlstad. We hope you choose to stay at a Scandic Hotel if we have the pleasure of welcoming you to Sweden again. Happy New Year! More 

Ostrava, Czech Republic
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Very nice hotel in center of Karlstad.Equipment and gym with sauna and whirpool was great and free till 10 pm.There were a lot of different kind of food on breakfast.I will chose the hotel again if I stay here.

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Anki T, Reservationmanager at Scandic Karlstad City, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. Come see us soon again! More 

Wokingham, United Kingdom
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123 reviews 123 reviews
47 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The hotel is centrally located very close to the main shopping street and town centre. No good views from the rooms as the town centre location does not afford them. I am somewhat confused by this hotel as to whom they are trying target for it seems to me they fall short on all fronts. We were a large group... More 

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Anki T, Reservationmanager at Scandic Karlstad City, responded to this review

Thank you for your thoughts regarding our hotel. It is always helpful for us to hear about our guests experiences. It sounds like you we´re not informed that the restaurant was going to be closed on Sundays, sorry to hear that. In our 24hr shop we always offer something to eat or drink 7 days a week. I hope if... More 

Safety Beach, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Traveled to Karlstad for business and recommended to stay here. Very quiet room, very clean and well appointed. Would have liked tea/coffee in the room, a small fridge and microwave. Very good central location to explore Karlstad. Breakfast was excellent and not to be missed. Downstairs there was a small gym and spa. Spa area was very nice, good relaxing... More 

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Anki T, Reservationmanager at Scandic Karlstad City, responded to this review

Dear Scott, Happy to hear you liked the hotel so much. Hope buisness was good. Come see us soon again! More 

Fleet, United Kingdom
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219 reviews 219 reviews
33 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

Location is great - right in the heart Reception was extremely pleasant and helpful Room is the key point Where the room at the Sollentuna hotel was very small, this one is a lot better Still basic, but feels more spacious Bathroom is a bit strange tho - I found the shower doors (not screen, doors) very peculiar For a... More 

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Anki T, Reservationmanager at Scandic Karlstad City, responded to this review

Happy you enjoyed your stay! Hope to see you soon again. More 

Cuttack
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34 reviews 34 reviews
32 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Scandic Hotel, Karlstad, Sweden (Tel: 46 54 7705500) A good, comfortable, modern hotel with all amenities & facilities for the traveler. It offers free wi-fi, TV, comfortable beds, good bathrooms, good showers, 2 sofas and tables, a desk & chair but no tea/coffee service in rooms. Located very close to the main "walking street" for tourists full of restaurants, shops,... More 

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Anki T, Reservationmanager at Scandic Karlstad City, responded to this review

Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at our hotel and in Karlstad. Welcome back! More 

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71 reviews 71 reviews
21 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

Good location for overnight stay. Check in was easy and wifi access good. Within easy walking distance of a range of restaurants. Room 323 was quiet and beds comfortable. Bathroom reasonable size. Room was clean and reasonably modern. a pleasant place to stay.

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Anki T, Reservationmanager at Scandic Karlstad City, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write down your thoughts regarding our hotel. We hope you tried our popular restaurant as well , otherwise we hope you do so the next time you visit us. Hope to see you soon again! More 

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