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Scandic Harstad

Strandgatan 9, Harstad 9485, Norway (Formerly Rica Hotel Harstad)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We only had an overnight here and as it was a late arrival we didn't test out any evening food options. The hotel was nice and easy to find and check in quick & efficient. The car park was quite small and full so we had to opt for parking round the corner but that had plenty of space and... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We stayed in this hotel to have a short drive to the Evenes airport the next morning after exploring the Lofoten. The hotel was a different brand before and only part of the hotel seems to be renovated. The hotel didn't seem sold out, but I guess if you pay the lowest available price you get the lowest quality. Meaning... More 

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We arrived at this hotel on Easter Sunday, and depsite travelling all day could not get a meal as the restaurant was shut, as was the rest of Harstad, so we really struggled to find some food. The room was adequate, and the breakfast buffet was to be recommended with plenty of choice.

Thank Bruce H
Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Rather basic room but comfortable and perfectly adequate for our needs. Complete lack of drawers was a minus point. We were at the back of the hotel so not a good view but on the other hand very quiet compared to rooms at the front

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We were checked in very early and given a room disability adapted room in the older section of the hotel. The room was large and the bed comfortable but there were niggles. There was one drawer in the room. The sliding bathroom door was stiff with no handle grip, We were opposite a late night bar with music. However overall... More 

Thank Gortinboy
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Very spacious twin room, big bathroom and very clean. I enjoyed the very good selection for buffet breakfast. Pity we could only stay for 1 night. My cousins and I were booked into this hotel as part of a winter tour package. We checked in late evening and checked out early morning, therefore hardly hard time to know the hotel... More 

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125 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I stayed here while on a business trip. Hotel: The hotel was old and unassuming, located in the centre of Harstad. The foyer was decent with a small seating area. Room: I had ordered a superior room for my stay. The room was a decent size but had 2 bed pushed together and not a king size as you would... More 

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Helsingborg, Skane Lan, Sweden
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84 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This hotel is a stone throw away from the harbor and close to restaurants and shopping, so nothing wrong with the location. The room was standard size and okay fresh, the beds was two singles with very soft madresses and the bathroom was small with a very annoying door that wouldn't stay open.. When I checked in I was informed... More 

Thank TegnerM
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This hotel was a bit of a paradox for me - the staff were some of the friendliest we'd encountered in Norway, really welcoming and friendly (we'd just driven 3-1/2 hours from the Lofoten Islands), but the hotel had a strange feel of being two seperate buildings crammed together (two seperate lifts, different decor in the two ends of the... More 

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