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Rica Grand Hotel Tromso

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Storgaten 44 | Postboks 8, Tromso 9008, Norway (Formerly Grand Nordic Hotel)
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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63 reviews 63 reviews
16 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First arriving the exterior seemed a bit old, but the inside was nicely updated. All the staff was very helpful and friendly. Room was nice, clean and comfortable as were the beds. Food was good in the bar/restaurant and the breakfast in the dining room was wonderful. Almost anything you could want was there. Eggs, bacon, sausage, breads, cereal, cheeses,... More

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39 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was expensive but it did not have the qualities of an expensive hotel. The lobby was nice with a coffee and tea bar. The rooms were sparse and the amenities within the room were not stocked. The tea and coffee area in the room lacked sugar and stirs. There were old surveys in the hotel information binder (i.e., other... More

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I stayed here for two nights during the 2014 Midnight Sun Marathon. Overall, this was a good value hotel to stay in during a relatively big event in a relatively small city where hotel availability was tight and prices were expensive. I would stay here again and would recommend the hotel to other value travelers. Fantastic location; friendly, helpful staff... More

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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110 reviews 110 reviews
35 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Spent 3 nights here for the Midnight Sun Marathon Pros: Free Coffee in Lobby Very Central location Pretty good breakfast Cons: The rooms are not nice The bathrooms are really not nice Neutral: EXPENSIVE but I guess everything is right?

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London, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

we stayed in the RIca from the 1st to the 4th January we booked directly with the hotel check in was easy and our room was ready, parking was in the tunnels about a 2 minute walk away and very easy, the room was excellent a double bed and two singles lots of extra space the all of the staff... More

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28 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

A great location feet from everything in Tromsø. Friendly front desk people. Breakfast buffet was cookie cutter mass produced of everything. Like eating at a Bennigans... My room was an ok size but smelled musty and of "old man sweat". I opened the windows to air it out and that helped but I could not shake the "sweat smell". Price... More

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14 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Our travel agent originally booked us into a waterfront hotel but since that hotel was under renovation with scaffoldings, we were given the choice of Rica Grand which we accepted because we hate to live inside scaffoldings and the real possibility of construction noises. Rica Grand was an average hotel but close to everything in the small town. It's reception... More

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Oslo, Norway
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Ay caramamba. I'm writing this review at 3.15 in the morning from the Rica Grand Hotel in Tromsø, exhausted and gritting my teeth. Originally placed in a 4th floor room, I had to move at 1am, because of the pounding bass from the grotesque nightclub in the cellar. The night receptionist kindly moved my room immediately, as I couldn't sleep... More

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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15 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

The hotel was ok, the staff were really helpful. Breakfast was amazing; a lot to choose from, definitely fitted for all tastes. But the only thing I was really disappointed in, that the curtains were not big enough to block all window. For somebody not used to sleep in the daytime it was quite hard to fall asleep.

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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

we have stayed in rica grand 28th feb-4th march. we chose the suit room which is very large,new decorated,real hot hitting with a good view.... if you worry about the comfort comparing the price,just try it,you will love the hotel trust me.especially very expensıve norwagıen standarts ,so cheap hotel :)))

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Address: Storgaten 44 | Postboks 8, Tromso 9008, Norway (Formerly Grand Nordic Hotel)
Location: Norway > Northern Norway > Troms > Tromso
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Rica Grand Hotel Tromso 3*
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The Rica Grand Hotel enjoys a central location right on Tromso’s main street, closest to the best shopping, the most tasty restaurants, the most overpopulated cafes and the wettest waterholes. The Rica Grand Hotel is your best starting point for visiting Tromso and its colourful inhabitants. ... more   less 
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