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Scandic Oslo City

Europaradets Plass 1 | Scandic Oslo City, Oslo N-0154, Norway (Formerly Rica Oslo Hotel)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Escondido, California
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Free WiFii, wonderful abundant delicious breakfast with fresh bread to die for, very convenient location to the train station (next door), shopping, and other areas of interest (new lavish Opera House). Rooms were clean, staff very friendly and helpful

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Ragne L, Daglig leder at Scandic Oslo City, responded to this review

Hi. Thank you for taking the time to write Scandic Byporten a great review! The hotel is very close to us, and I have sendt you good review to the hotel. Have a great summer and welcome back to Oslo Regards Ragne Lærum General Manager Scandic Oslo City More 

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25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great base for touring in Oslo, especially if you are travelling by train. But do know you’ll be getting quite small rooms. It’s a short walk from the train station. There are Scandic signs on several buildings, so without specific directions, you can end up walking around looking for it. If you are exiting the train station, turn right,... More 

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Ragne L, Daglig leder at Scandic Oslo City, responded to this review

Hello SusaninMa.. Thank you for this very nice review and for the great remarks on our breakfast. There are 2 Scandic hotels close to each other close to the Central Station, but follow the Scandic signs and you will get to us. I hope you have a great summer and that we see you again very soon Regards Ragne Lærum... More 

Norway
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63 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I`ve used this hotel on several occasions over the years when visiting Oslo, both through work and leisure. I have always been very pleased with the service and the standard, but I feel that the hotel has goen down hill after Scandic took over from Rica. I spent a weekend here in June 2015 with my 10 years old daugther,... More 

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Ragne L, Daglig leder at Scandic Oslo City, responded to this review

Hei Vadur Thank you for this review. I am sorry that you felt you had to complain about your stay with us. We always try to do our outmost for our guests. Thank you for the nice comment regarding our bar staff. Regarding you room, and the room type. The hotel is old, and we have a lot of quirky... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel located ideally by central station. Good free wifi. My room was upgraded to a "superior extra" which had lots of space (although teeny shower cubicle - what's with that?!) This is by no means the fault of the hotel but I failed to sleep the whole night due to a cleaner on a cherry picker jet washing the building... More 

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Ragne L, Daglig leder at Scandic Oslo City, responded to this review

Hi rubia 1984 Thank you for writing us this nice feedback. I am sorry that you were kept up all night by a wash car next door. This is a busy place, but they normally do not wash the building next door. Thank you for the great comment on the room, and I hope you enjoyed our breakfast. Please come... More 

Winnipeg, Canada
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is located in central Oslo very near to the Oslo-S train station. It is easy to walk to many attractions from here - the Opera House, the Royal Palace and Aker Brygge are all walkable from this hotel. The hotel itself is lovely. Small rooms but provide a good basic stay. Hotel staff is friendly and helpful. The... More 

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Ragne L, Daglig leder at Scandic Oslo City, responded to this review

Hello Andrea O Thank you for staying with us here at Scandic Oslo City, and thank you for your great review! I ham happy to read you enjoyed the breakfast. I hope your visit to Oslo was a good one and we hope to see you again here with us very soon. Regards Ragne Lærum General Manager Scandic Oslo City More 

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86 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This review should actually be in some ways quite good but in others really bad... Reception: Kind staff, but still not with a full understanding of what it means to be Scandic. Room: I got a very big room (434) but with very little light due to the fact that the room was placed at an internal corner and the... More 

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Ragne L, Daglig leder at Scandic Oslo City, responded to this review

Hello Traveller.. Thank you for taking the time to write us this review. I am happy to hear you enjoyed the staff here at the hotel. We do try to make every ones stay great. Thank you for saying to us regarding the restaurat. We have just changed our breakfast and entered a waffle iron, and this is since we... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had a few nights at the Scandic Oslo City in May 2015. Before travelling to Norway I saw a few reviews for the hotel which mentioned the surrounding area being unsafe. These seem to be from a few years ago and while straying north or east of the hotel takes you through less desirable areas, the immediate surround is... More 

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Ragne L, Daglig leder at Scandic Oslo City, responded to this review

Hi Euler01 Thank you for staying with us this May, and thank you for this very nice review. I am very happy to hear that you found the surroundings safe. It sounds like you had a great stay here with us. Please come and see us again. Regards Ragne lærum General Manager Scandic Oslo City More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The hotel is centrally located and the staff is friendly and helpfull. The standard room is very small, rather book a bigger room for comfort. No tea/coffee station and safe in room are dissappointing. The cleaning is average. The breakfast was good with a big variety.

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Ragne L, Daglig leder at Scandic Oslo City, responded to this review

Hello Rudi O Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the hotel. We have all the coffee and tea you would like at the front desk, and a superior room will always be bigger than a single room. Thank you so much for the kind words regarding the staff and the breakfast. You made our day!... More 

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