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Scandic Ishavshotel

Fredrik Langesgate 2, Tromso 9008, Norway (Formerly Rica Ishavshotel)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bucharest, Romania
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57 reviews 57 reviews
28 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A good and clean hotel in the best area where all large hotels are located. The rooms and bathrooms are warm and this matters. There is an electric heater in the room and I wasn't sure it would be able to heat enough, but it did. We got a room with a view to the water. The alternative is a... More 

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Wichita, Kansas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you are mainly interested in a great location with a good view from the room where you eat breakfast at a very reasonable cost, with no expectations of a full service, luxury hotel, you will be happy. If you are looking for a luxury hotel with such amenities as an on site exercise area and a computer/printer availability for... More 

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

Dear 3ozzys. Thank you for for feedback after your stay! We are aware that some of our rooms are in need of an update - therefore for 2016 we have planned to renovate a great part of our rooms. As major parts of the hotel was newly renovated, the rest needs to keep up. I am sorry that you ran... More 

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Reception staff were warm and friendly all the time even when we arrived in the middle of the night. Room was warm with a stunning view of the harbour. The breakfast was everything that you need to set you up for the dsy. Lovely hotel that I couldnt fault in any way.

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a nice welcome when we arrived at reception 17.30. Our room with an amazing view of the harbour and beyond to the Arctic Cathedral was warm and comfortable.The breakfast was excellent, what a choice ! We found the staff friendly and very helpful especially the kitchen staff who passed on an amazing breakfast drink recipe. One evening we... More 

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Oslo
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46 reviews 46 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is well located for the frequent airport bus, and central to town. Friendly international staff and nice reception area with view across the water towards the Ishavs cathedral and mountains. Hurtigruten docks just outside the hotel. The breakfast offers a very impressive range of options (only the smoothie quality, size & presentation varied hugely depending on cook -... More 

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East Horsley, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've just stayed at the Scandic Ishavshotel in Tromso for the past 2 days. We found it rather disappointing to say the least. We arrived by bus from the airport along with about 12 other people. Only one guy on reception to check everyone in!!! It took ages!!!! They must have known that we were arriving with other guests given... More 

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

Dear KGHLLH. Thank you for your constructive feedback! It is important for us to hear what our guest's experience both positive and less positive. I'm sorry that your stay got of to a bad start. We always strive to have the correct staffing in all our departments at the hotel, in this case we didn't succed and I am sorry... More 

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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24 reviews 24 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is located right in the main center where everything is accessible by a short walk. It has the best view of the lake and a lot of rooms are also lake facing! They serve you the most delicious and grand buffet breakfast with a lot of fresh juices. If you're on a triple room, go for a higher... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This charming boat looking hotel is surely one of the main reasons to stay in Tromso. With fantastic gigantic windows in the lobby and a natural ilumination during the ever bright summer days, the cheerful decoration and helpful staff will make you want to live here forever. If you come from a tropical country, it might get cold at night... More 

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in this hotel at the end of a hectic 9 day artic experience via the ice hotel and Abisko and since the trip was about my birthday and my bucket list including the Northern Lights, I splashed out on an upgrade to a junior suite in the hopes of leaving the curtains open and having a perfect view... More 

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

Dear Puddingmix. Thank you very much for your review and feedback! I am sorry that the allocated room did not meet your expectations. We have a varaity of junior suites and suites with different furnituring and view. Howevver, the different ameneties should in any case be available in the room, this must have been a mistake from our side. I... More 

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