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Thon Hotel Harstad

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Sjogata 11, Harstad 9482, Norway (Formerly Golden Tulip Rainbow)
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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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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We stayed one night at the Thon Hotel Harstad. The reception was warm and the staff was very friendly (thanks for not switching to english). Room is perfect for one nigh - good equipped comfortable beds. We had a room on the fifth floor - and enjoyed the view. Dinner at Egon is delicious - as usual :-D and the... More 

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Sivertz-Pettersen, General Manager at Thon Hotel Harstad, responded to this review

Dear valued guest. Thank you so much for taking the time to review us here at Tripadvisor! We really appreciate! It is also a pleasure for us to read your kind words, it means a lot to the staff and me. Thanks for visiting Harstad, and we hope to welcome you back some other time. More 

Leyland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Just stayed one night here before flying home to the UK. The reception staff were very pleasant and helpful, sorting out parking for us. Our room was spotlessly clean, warm and comfortable and with a nice view over the harbour. We had dinner in the Egon restaurant which was busy. Food was good if a little expensive, but this was... More 

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Sivertz-Pettersen, General Manager at Thon Hotel Harstad, responded to this review

Dear Alison and Chris, Thank you so much for your kind words after staying with us at Thon Hotel Harstad! We hope to see you soon, and have a nice summer! More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The location is great in the middle of the city centre, but unfortunately the service is not the best. They would benefit from better service in reception! Guests don't like to be ignored. Rooms are average but clean. Breakfast was good, good selection of food. Nice but impersonal hotel.

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Sivertz-Pettersen, General Manager at Thon Hotel Harstad, responded to this review

Dear guest. Thank you so much for staying with us, and thanks for taking time to write this review. I am really sorry that you found your self ignored by our reception staff. This is not the way we normally treat our customers. We will use your review for training purposes, so thank you again. We hope to see you... More 

Tromso, Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We went here for a weekend, and neither of us had been to Harstad before. We came late Friday night, and was met by a friendly receptionist. We got a room with great view, and also a little balcony. The view was towards the sea, so beautiful! The room was not that big, but that did not matter, cause they... More 

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Sivertz-Pettersen, General Manager at Thon Hotel Harstad, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a quite comprehensive review. We are delighted you have so many positive comments. Regarding breakfast, we are aware that there might be crowded from time to time, and we are constantly reviewing logistics in breakfast area. However it is really nice that you find breakfast staff is service minded... More 

Harstad, Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Our second week end stay at Thon Harstad Hotel.And we will continue to come back to the same again.The whole staff is service minded and helpfull if you need any advice about what to do.Rooms are good in my opinion and sleepquality is great too.And they have a good breakfastbuffet with lot of choices.Hotel is located in citycenter and walking... More 

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Sivertz-Pettersen, General Manager at Thon Hotel Harstad, responded to this review

Dear Mr Schistad, Thank you so much for your wonderful review of our hotel! We really hope to see you back soon! More 

Tromso, Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Perfect little hotel in mid city centre, close to transport (bus and boat). Good servcie, clean, good size rooms, high standard beds. You can open the window to fresh air and to regulate temperature. The floor in the bathroom is nice and warm. After several visits always the same excperience; I sleep well, eat well and can use my room... More 

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Sivertz-Pettersen, General Manager at Thon Hotel Harstad, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you so much for your really nice review of our hotel. We hope to see you back really soon! More 

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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

The rooms are a bit dingy with daunting interior, and the bathrooms are dated. Like many other Thon hotels, this one also needs a refurb. Nice enough for a short stay. Pleasant staff. Beware the shortage of parking spots (another parking lot vis-a-vis the hotel). Great family offers with entrance to Aqua park (Grottebadet) included in stay.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Stayed one night at this hotel. Check-in took, in my opinion, too long time (apx.15 min, I was the only customer at this point). Good beds but very small rooms. I stayed alone, but the room had been cramped for two people. Good and tasty breakfast was served at Egon restaurant.

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This was our last night, before travelling to the airport. Great room with fast free wi-fi. Easy to walk around the town, with a great view of the bay! Good breakfast selection, and free coffee available 24hrs

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Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The room is very small, and also the smallest beds I have ever seen. I am single user for a twin room, it is just enough room for one person. However the room is clean, warm and functional. the location is good, close to the airport shuttle stop, just cross the street. Breakfast is adequate. It is ok to stay... More 

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