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Rica Ishavshotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   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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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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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Hammerfest, Norway
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Ireland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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Stockholm, Sweden
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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

Malden, NL
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257 reviews 257 reviews
220 hotel reviews
320 helpful votes 320 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Good things first: The hotel is centrally located on walking distance of everything. It has a prominent place at the harbour and the quay of the Huttigruten post boat is very close by. We enjoyed the restaurant in the evening and the breakfast was excellent, with a large variety of food. Wifi was free and worked well. Major construction works... More

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

Dear Mianel. Thank you for writing back to us about your experiences whilst staying with us. I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed our new restaurant, we are glad to offer a new type of dining and welcoming our guests to a brand new interior. Unfortunately the recent renovation of the restaurant and other parts of the hotel was quite... More

Trondheim, Norway
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Disclaimer: This review is not from a stay during normal circumstances, but during a period when serveral floors of the hotel were undergoing serious renovation. I do however think that the total lack of professionality displayed regarding this renovation does speak for the service attitude, and should stand as a warning of what you could experience. The positives first: This... More

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Traveller190475, Front Office Manager at Rica Ishavshotel, responded to this review

Dear Sverre. Thank you for taking your time to write back to us and our Tripadvisor readers after your stay. I want to thank you for baring with us during the period when the renovations at the hotel was going on it's most comprehensive state. We are truly sorry for not handeling this situation good enough as well as for... More

Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

When we first stepped in, we got a shock of our lives. There is no hotel lobby at all. Everything is under construction. But the service was really good and everyone was friendly. The view from our window is the best! It's overlooking the pier and into the mountains. Love it so very much. Location is also very good. A... More

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Traveller190475, Front Office Manager at Rica Ishavshotel, responded to this review

Hello. Thank you for your kind review and thank you for staying at our hotel even if we were under a difficult period with comprehensive renovation going on! I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed the view from your room and the service provided from our great staff. Great fun that you had the opertunity to experience the Northern Lights... More

Corroios, Setúbal
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Hotel in the harbour with excellent location near the centrum and very good accessibility from the airport (last bus stop). One of my best breakfasts in a hotel with lots of variety for every "tastes". Super friendly staff (especially the staff in the morning serving breakfast). Food in the restaurant at dinner is also recommended. Also my regards to the... More

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Traveller190475, Front Office Manager at Rica Ishavshotel, responded to this review

Dear Bruno. Thank you for your kind words! We are very happy and proud to give our guests a good start in the morning with a various breakfast buffet and a warm smile from our friendly staff! Hope that you found our new restaurant and dining experience Roast exciting, we are very happy with our new interior and concept! Hope... 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*
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The hotel is centrally located in Tromso, also known as the Paris of the North. With its unique location on the quay, the hotel stretches out over the Tromso strait with magnificent views of the harbour, Ishavskatedralen and Tromsdalen.Rica Ishavshotel just won the prize as Norway's fifth best hotel, voted by TripAdvisors many travellers. The hotel is proud to boast the title "Traveller's Choice 2012". By June 2014 the hotel has expanded with 34 new rooms and suites. The entire 1st and 2nd floor which includes reception, lobby, restaurant and bar has been refurbished and we are proud to welcome our guests to a newly renovated hotel. ... more   less 
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