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Scandic Ishavshotel

#6 of 18 Hotels in Tromso
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The breakfast has a big selection, you can have fresh squeezed orange juice, and other fresh juices also you can make your own waffles, they have a barista making coffee to order, big selection of fish, salmon, halibut, mackerel, etc, cheeses, omelettes, pancakes, cereals, teas, fruits and much more. Breakfast is from 7 to 10, also they have lactose free... More 

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

Dear guest. A great thank you from the culinary team and I for your great review! We are thrilled to see you found our wide breakfast buffet satisfying! Hope to welcome you back on many more occasions! Best regards Kim Kjosnes Front Office Manager More 

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53 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has a perfect location, right by the water and walking distance to the restaurants, stores, and attractions in Tromso. Nice lobby with glass walls to view the harbor. The room and bathroom are average European size with amenities and toiletries, however, if you have to use a hair conditioner, all Scandic hotels provide hair conditioner to premium rooms... More 

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Kim K, Resepsjonssjef at Scandic Ishavshotel, responded to this review

Dear RPRF. Thank you very muvh for your kind and great review! I am glad to see you enjoyed your stay with us. The team and I hope to welcome you back on many more occasions. Best regards Kim Kjosnes Front Office Manager More 

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79 reviews 79 reviews
13 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for only one night before taking a cruise to Svalbard. On arrival there was no trolley to take our 4 suitcases and whilst the receptionist was pleasant you wouldn't call it a warm welcome. The room (on the 4th floor) was perfectly fine (a bit Travelodge-y) - we had a great view of the bridge and views across... More 

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

Dear Guillods. Thank you for visiting our hotel and for giving your feedback. I am happy to see you in general were satisfied with your room except from some issues. I must apologize that the coffee/tea facilities was not taken care of as per our standards, I will notify my colleagues so that we can improve! If your curtains did... More 

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Location you can't improve on in a Tromso. Right by the water close to the centre and restaurants and attractions. The staff were so welcoming and helpful The rooms were well sized, clean and comfy. Free wifi is perfect. Breakfast was a feast - anything you can think of and so much more. From a juice bar to full English,... More 

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

Dear Onego. On behalf of everyone at Scandic Ishavshotel, I would like to thank you for your fantastic review and recommendation! We look forward to welcome you back soon! Best regards Kim Kjosnes Front Office Manager More 

Austin, Texas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This is a beautiful location, overlooking the harbor. When we were there it snowed several times, and the view through the white powder over the water was gorgeous. Our room was neat, clean, and quite comfortable and attractive. The hotel staff couldn't have been more gracious. Our day-trip tour buses loaded right outside of the hotel, as did the ship... More 

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

Dear Margaret D. Your wonderful review is highly appreciated by everyone at Scandic Ishavshotel. We hope to welcome you back on many more occasions! Best regards Kim Kjosnes Front Office Manager More 

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106 reviews 106 reviews
69 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The hotel is very convenient for the airport bus as it stops at the door and many tours collect you from the Raddison which is across the road. Ask for a superior room as they have fantastic views across the harbour to the Arctic Cathedral but be aware that you may have a fishing boat nearby. I would have given... More 

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

Dear Sue H. On behalf of everyone at Scandic Ishavshotel, I would like to thank you for your very kind review! I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed most of the experience, but I regret to hear that some issues at the breakfast let you down. I am sorry about that. I truly hope to see you back some... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This was a perfect base for our visit to Tromso. The hotel is comfortable and very well equipped. The staff are friendly and helpful too. As most of the restaurants were closed in Easter week, the hotel was able to supply us with smaller meals in the upstairs bar which were great value. The view from the 'superior' room overlooking... More 

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

Dear Grezley1. Thank you very much, your wonderful review is highly appreciated by everyone at Scandic Ishavshotel! We look forward to welcoming you back on many more occasions! Best regards Kim Kjosnes Front Office Manager More 

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46 reviews 46 reviews
43 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Agree with everyone else that this hotel is in a great location - most of the tours pick up from here, the airport us drops off, and it's about a 3 min walk to the Tourist info office - perfect. The breakfast is excellent - huge choice. Definitely worth factoring a big, free breakfast into your accommodation choice in Tromso... More 

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

Dear adventurerette. Thank you for great review and recommendation. We hope to welcome you back on many more occasions! Best regards Kim Kjosnes Front Office Manager More 

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