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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 #6 of 18 hotels in Karlstad
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bruce C Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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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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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very central, friendly staff, great breakfast. No aircon in rooms which are a little dated. No power sockets beside the beds…never understand that… I need 200 characters for the review so I have type this.

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

Hi Bruce, Thank you for your comments. Next time you book with us ask for a newly refurbished room. We look forward to welcoming you back. I wish you a nice summer. Kind Regards Anki More

Southern Pines
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Scandic hotels are known for exceptional service and Scandic type rooms. We got the last room in a fully booked hotel in the "new" section of the hotel which was why we had to pay more. The room was dark and oddly made as if they were trying to squeeze as many rooms as they could in a small square... More

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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141 reviews 141 reviews
48 hotel reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

To start with, the location of this hotel is very good. It’s located in the city center at the end of one of the main streets. I arrived to Karlstad by train and it was a five minute walk from the train station to the hotel. The lobby was pretty small with a modern interior. The staff was friendly and... More

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Vi hoppas få välkomna dig tillbaka till oss på Scandic Karlstad City nästa gång du besöker Karlstad! Trevlig Sommar! More

Bangalore, India
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Nice rooms Very spacious Excellent break fast buffet. There were lot of options for veg food seekers like me too. location is pretty good and easy access to all places Staff were very good as well. Overall a wonderful expirience.

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

Thank you for taking the time to write down your experience at our hotel. I hope you enjoyed Sweden at this beautiful time of the year. Welcome back! More

Cumbria England
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

The hotel is located just a few steps from the main pedestrian shopping area the train station and the waterside attractions. Our room was at the front with a good view down the road via our balcony! We arrived on a Sunday evening about 6pm virtually all the restaurants were closed. Pity as it looked like nice place to eat.... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to write down your thoughts about our hotel. Welcome back the next time you are in Karlstad. More

PJ
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36 reviews 36 reviews
31 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Location is near everything, free wifi, breakfast great(fresh squeezed orange juice was a hit), decent rooms and a jacuzzi and gym! What else would one need?! Shopping is easy and also getting groceries or a nice restaurant and the water is very near as well. There's even a cinema nearby.

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Hope to see you soon again! More

Oslo, Norway
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

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

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

Tanunda
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85 reviews 85 reviews
40 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 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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Address: Drottninggatan 4, Karlstad 65224, Sweden (Formerly Rica Hotel)
Location: Sweden > Swedish Lakeland > Varmland County > Karlstad
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Scandic Karlstad City 3.5*
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