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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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Ranked #13 of 18 Hotels in Tromso
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks ago
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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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed here for a business trip, and found the accommodations were comfortable and clean. Staff were very helpful and pleasant. Great breakfast buffet in the mornings, and tea and coffee are always available in the lobby. Free internet is standard. Good location within walking distance of shops, restaurants, and other attractions.

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57 reviews 57 reviews
25 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Its difficult at times to know if it's day or night in the sunmer, I was sunbathing and fishing 3am whilst there:-) amazing...the hotel might not be a 4 star, but the experience is! The food tasty, try the fish... Lovely city with great mountains over the bridge, then ishavs cathedral beautiful :-)

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63 reviews 63 reviews
16 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 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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Houston, Texas
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207 reviews 207 reviews
47 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

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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129 reviews 129 reviews
40 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 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
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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114 reviews 114 reviews
30 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 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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Hong Kong
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108 reviews 108 reviews
16 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 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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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*
Number of rooms: 133
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