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Rica Ishavshotel

3.5 of 5 Fr Langesgate 2, Tromso 9008, Norway
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Montauban, France
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is very modern, but the rooms are very small, so are the bathrooms. There was a fridge but no mini bar, strange for a hotel of this price and category. The dining room was more like a conference hall which was essentially the same hall as the lobby. Rather utilitarian and lacking in any home charms. A bar... More

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Andreas L, F&B Manager at Rica Ishavshotel, responded to this review

Dear Mark B, thank you for sharing your experience with our fellow travelers here on TripAdvisor. I am glad to hear that you have enjoyed the modernity of our brand new and recently upgraded hotel. On the other hand I regret to hear that you found your room to small. Thank you for your comments regarding our teams friendly service... More

Saskatoon, Canada
Top Contributor
278 reviews 278 reviews
72 hotel reviews
205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I visited the Rica in January, when they were in mid-construction. The hotel managed the construction phase terribly and I was reluctant to return. But someone else booked me into the hotel. The construction work is finished and the hotel is back in good shape. The views from the hotel rooms and common areas are work class. The breakfast buffet... More

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Andreas L, F&B Manager at Rica Ishavshotel, responded to this review

Dear WhitehorseVancouver, Thank you four your amazing feed-back regarding our breakfast, location and views. We are happy to learn that you enjoy the end-results of our renovations. We are proud of our new and beautiful hotel. Hope to see you again real soon in our hotel. Safe travels! More

Copenhagen Region, Denmark
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I stayed one night at Rica Ishavshotel. The location could hardly be any better, you are right in center and right at the water with this lovely view over the fjord and mountains. Also from my room I could see the bay, the bridge and the Arctic Church, but the windows were really dirty which spoiled the view a litle.... More

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Andreas L, F&B Manager at Rica Ishavshotel, responded to this review

Dear WhitehorseVancouver! Thank you for sharing your experiences here on TripAdvisor! We are delighted to learn that you have enjoyed our brand new hotel after the finished renovations! Thank you as well for praising our breakfast offerings - we strive very hard to deliver the best quality of food to our guests. We are happy as well for your comments... More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
18 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Really liked the position (on the waterside and very central) It's a nice modern hotel and the rooms were fresh, comfortable and well laid out. I don't remember being warned the hotel was being renovated when I booked. I paid for a Superior Room with a view of the water. This side of the hotel was covered in scaffolding and... More

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Andreas L, F&B Manager at Rica Ishavshotel, responded to this review

Dear 130R, We are happy to announce that our renovations are complete and that the hotel presents it self as a brand new on. Thank you for commenting on our culinary performances, I will be sure to adress this topic to our teams in order to approve our offerings. I am happy to hear that you have enjoyed our prime... More

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

Just got back recently from a two weeks stay at the Rica Ishavshotel. From the moment I walked through the door until our final good byes it was a pleasure to be their guest. Our team was quite demanding and had lots of little requests which were all sorted within the blink of an eye! Special thanks to Andreas and... More

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scrumptiousvoyage, F&B Manager at Rica Ishavshotel, responded to this review

Dear Flyingbird1311 Thank you so much for your kind review and for sharing your experience with fellow travelers here on Tripadvisor. We hope to welcome you back to our property shortly! Warm Wishes from Tromsø More

Hammerfest, Norway
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I got one of the new rroms and it was modern, clean and practical with a wonderful view og the bridge and the cathedral. The bed was very good and the breakfast buffet is one of the best I've had and the staff is very helpful and service-minded

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Kim K, Front Office Manager at Rica Ishavshotel, responded to this review

Dear Peggy. Thank you so much for writing back to us! We are very happy and proud of our new rooms, I'm glad you found them comfortable! Also very nice to hear that enjoyed the breakfast buffet and was taken good care of by our staff. We'll be sure to keep the level of service and quality. Hope to see... More

Oslo, Norway
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We stayed here With a big team during the 2014 Chess Olmpics and have only positive things to say about the hotel and their staff. This hotel does what none of the other hotel's in Tromsø does (I have tried them all): it makes you feel welcome and if you encounter a challenge during your stay the staff never say... More

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Kim K, Front Office Manager at Rica Ishavshotel, responded to this review

Dear Birgitte. Thank you very much for the kind and positive feedback! It is a true pleasure to hear about your experience and that our staff made a good impression! I'll be sure to bring the kind words back to my colleagues. We thank you for staying with us and hope to see you back again soon! Best regards Kim... More

San Francisco, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

stayed here for the anual Europe Gay pride festival, and it was awesome! The waiters had special outfits for the festival, and one even tried to pick me up! prices are a bitt stiff, but i would be happy to pay for that kind of service. and the Club in the basement was off the hook! could hear the Music... More

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Andreas L, F&B Manager at Rica Ishavshotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for you wonderful review! Hope to see you again soon in our hotel. Safe travels to you from our teams! More

Ireland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

So lucky to be placed at this hotel by our Hurtigruten travel agent (norway-travel.com). The best views ever and wonderful food at Roast restaurant. We had the King Crab - - don's miss it, and an enormous portion of halibut done with almonds. Ten times better value than either Olso or Bergen

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Andreas L, F&B Manager at Rica Ishavshotel, responded to this review

Dear kitty064, Thank you so much for sharing your great experience with fellow travelers here on TripAdvisor. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed our hotel and our restaurant ROAST. The king-crab will still be on the many upon your return to our hotel! Safe travels from the team at Ishavshotellet. More

Stockholm, Sweden
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We stayed at this hotel for two nights, and the hotel is good, the room was a good size, although I would have prefered to have a an iron and ironing board, but they seem to be missing in the Rica hotels... Positive: - We had a great view, overlooking the water and a little harbour, and great view of... More

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Kim K, Front Office Manager at Rica Ishavshotel, responded to this review

Dear Camelia A. Thank you for your kind review! So good to hear you had a pleasant stay with us, we are very happy and proud of our central location close to the water. We take great pride in giving our guests a great start in the morning with a healthy and various breakfast, so I am glad to hear... More

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Address: Fr Langesgate 2, Tromso 9008, Norway
Location: Norway > Northern Norway > Troms > Tromso
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Rica Ishavshotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 214
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Rica Ishavshotel Tromso Tromsø
Rica Ishavshotel Tromso Hotel Tromsø

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