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Sydspissen Hotel

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Strandvegen 166, 9006, Norway
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Ranked #13 of 36 Hotels in Troms
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Bewdley, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I have used Sydspissen several times over the last few years in both summer and winter and always found it to be a great place to stay and relax but since my last stay there have been some changes that will make me reconsider returning. Firstly the dining area used to be open all day to hotel guests giving extra... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

A great place to spend some days near the sea and always with a splendid location to watch the northern lights, and nice walks along the shore, good breakfast service and helpful staff good balance between price/quality. The low point is the noise that can happen on weekends but in the end doesnt bother that much.

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Oslo, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Big rooms and silent area by the sea. Dosn't cost so much. Ok breakfast and lunshes. Nice to have room whit view too the sea and fall asleap to the sound of the weaws. Not far to walk to the citysenter. Dose not serv dinner, but that's not a problem - just remember to eat somewere else.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We were very pleased with this hotel, an excellent budget option. It's located right by the sea facing away from the lights of the city. We had excellent views of the Aurora from outside the hotel, along by the shore. We hired a car. The airport is just 8km away, and the hotel is an ideal base for exploring the... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I like that it is out of town because it makes photographing the aurora borealis easier because they aren't polluted with city lights. The hotel is owned my the military so I know my money is going to a good cause. They were on leave the last time I was there so it got a bit noisy but the hotel... More 

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Dublin Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This hotel is out of town but easily accessible by Bus (34). It doesn't do evening food but has good continental breakfast. It's selling point is its location on the fjord. We had beautiful walks, beautiful views of Snowy Mountains, a fabulous fjord and top it all we had the Northern Lights. Staff were very helpful throughout our stay.

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Booked Sydspissen Hotel for its quiet location, a bit of distance from town. But local bus is easy enough, just have to pay attention to their frequency. The back of the hotel has stunning scenery. We were so so lucky that it suddenly snowed the night we were there, it was supposed to snow one month later. And the green... More 

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Andover, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Sydspissen is outside of the main part of Tromso, but easily accessed by the local bus line (bus route 34, I believe) if you don't have a rental car. Being near the end of the island where Tromso is located keeps this hotel quiet and restful, and also has beautiful views of the water and mountains! Breakfast is classic Norwegian... More 

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Coromandel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This budget hotel is on the southern tip of Tromso island and is owned by the Norwegian army whose members/families get priority booking.Its surrounding is somehow wild but its breakfast room has a stunning view of the fjord and mountains.There is a bus stop nearby and a COOP supermarket within 5 minutes walk. Staff is polite,helpful and speak good english.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

Very happy with our stay here. Beautiful location near the water with views to the mountains. Good breakfast and free tea and coffee all day was a welcome extra. Pleasant dining, lobby and outdoor deck area. Staff were friendly and helpful. Room clean and spacious, comfy bed. Couldn't ask for any more from a budget hotel.

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