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Scandic Holberg

3.5 of 5 Holbergs Plass 1, Oslo 0166, Norway (Formerly Rica Holberg Hotel)
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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108 reviews 108 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very centrally located, this hotel offers you what you need for a short stay. You can reach the city centre on foot, otherwise by tram (in front of the hotel there is a tram stop). Continental breakfast is suitable for all tastes. Compared to European prices for the same level hotel, price per night is high but on average among... More 

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Mehus, General Manager at Scandic Holberg, responded to this review

Dear Luana Thank you for taking the time to share this wonderful and comprehensive review with the readers of Trip Advisor. Your contribution is highly appreciated. We are delighted to hear that you had a memorable stay with us, and hope you will return to Scandic Holberg on your next visit to Oslo. Best regards Kristian Fredrik Mehus General manager More 

Bergen, Norway
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75 reviews 75 reviews
21 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

I stayed here in the spring when this was a Rica hotel and I was very happy then - perhaps because I got an excellent top-floor room and the breakfast was just fantastic. This time I was not impressed. I got a room that was not cleaned, which the receptionist blamed on a "new computer system". I'm just happy that... More 

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Mehus, General Manager at Scandic Holberg, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on Tripadvisor. While I wish you had a better experience, it is feedback like this that we can use to improve our service delivery. I am pleased to conform that we have new solved all issues regarding the new hotel operating system, and it is now safe to... More 

Ås
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

In a nice house from 1895 with godd atmosfare, 200 meters fraom the royal castle you find the small Holberg hotel. Gourmeet breakfst with 10 variations of goodd Norwegian salomon and heering, good vegetarian and godd warm dieshes. A fantastic breakfast. The personal was very helpful and frindly. The room was cosy with the old house special atmosfare.

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Dear guest, Thank you for your wonderful feedback regarding Scandic Holberg and espesially our breakfast. We truly appreciate you taking the time to reach out and share your amazing comments with us and the entire Tripadvisor community. Comments like yours are helpful to both the Tripadvisor community and to our hotel team working everyday to exceed your expectations. You inspire... More 

N England
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Stayed 2 nights in single room. Very small room really and equally small shower room but warm and quiet. Bed only a single size but comfortable enough. Breakfast had a fairly good choice of food but little interaction from staff. Would have been nice if it had been a bit more personal. Good location, easy walk from National Theatre station... More 

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Mehus, General Manager at Scandic Holberg, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us on TripAdvisor. Your opinion is very valuable to us. While I wish you had a even better experience, I would like to thank you for staying with us. I do hope to see you again on your next visit to Oslo. Best regards kristian.mehus@scandichotels.com More 

Vienna, Austria
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78 reviews 78 reviews
64 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

location is indeed the only thing I could mention positively. The rooms are exceptionally small (even for Norwegian standards), the level of cleanlisness is modest, the floor aisle not for the fainthearted or big luggage, the bathrooms tiny, the beds old and the amenities not really there. While the staff is friendly, the hotel is definitely not worth the money... More 

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Mehus, General Manager at Scandic Holberg, responded to this review

Dear guest, I am truly sorry that this defines your experience of our hotel. This is absolutely not how we wish to be perceived. I encourage you to please contact us regarding your complaint. Best regards kristian.mehus@scandichotels.com More 

Rapid City
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52 reviews 52 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Stayed here on recommendation of a colleague, who works at the HIOA uni across the street. Not used to Norway hotel prices, but this hotel was worth the cost. The breakfast was incredible spread. I was used to nice German hotel breakfasts, but this beat even the best I've had in DE. The staff was friendly and most helpful. There... More 

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Dear guest Thank you for taking the time to share this wonderful and comprehensive review with the readers of Trip Advisor. Your contribution is highly appreciated. We are delighted to hear that you had a memorable stay with us, and hope you will return to Scandic Holberg on your next visit to Oslo. Best regards Kristian Fredrik Mehus General manager More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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66 reviews 66 reviews
24 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We stayed in this hotel for three days, in the month of august. The hotel is very well located and has a delicious breakfast included in the room rate. Tha accomodations are ok, but could use a refreshment, since the carpet in our room was a bit old. The price was good, and there was a parking place in the... More 

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Mehus, General Manager at Scandic Holberg, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your nice review. We are especially pleased that you enjoyed our complementary breakfast. In more than 50 % of our rooms we offer wooden flooring. Please let us know of your preferance when making your next reservation. We hope to see you again on your next visit to Oslo. Best regards kristian.fredrik.mehus@rica.no More 

San Francisco, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I had a wonderful stay at this hotel - the receptionists were especially great (except for the night one - who acted like it was a pain to answer my questions, and who said he could not give me any help when I told him my toilet was running). I stayed in a room with a balcony and a couch... More 

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Thank you for your wonderful feedback! I am happy to read that the room was comfortable and clean, the staff was helpful and that you found the hotel with the right location. Comments like yours are helpful to both the Tripadvisor community and to our hotel team working everyday to exceed your expectations. You inspire us to do even better!... More 

Kristiansand, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I stayed at Rica Holberg Hotel in October this year, and really enjoyed it. The room was spacious enough and we had kettle for coffee and tea available in the room. I don't usually spend much time in a hotel room when travelling, but I might have done so here. The room was nice and clean and big enough for... More 

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Thank you for your wonderful feedback! We truly appreciate you taking the time to reach out and share your amazing comments with us and the entire Tripadvisor community. I am happy to read that the room was comfortable and clean, the staff was helpful and the location spot on for both shopping and sightseeing. I love your description of our... More 

Chennai (Madras), India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Rica Holberg is a real treat... Awesome rooms, very comfortable, very very helpful staff, lovely breakfast , perfect location to all tourist transportation. . Located in the heart of the city. Multi cuisine restaurants besides the hotel, Convenient stores just opposite for snacks water light food etc... It's a must visit hotel....

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Thank you for your wonderful feedback! We truly appreciate you taking the time to reach out and share your amazing comments with us and the entire Tripadvisor community. I am happy to read that the room was comfortable, the staff was helpful, the location spot on with a lovely breakfast. Comments like yours are helpful to both the Tripadvisor community... More 

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Address: Holbergs Plass 1, Oslo 0166, Norway (Formerly Rica Holberg Hotel)
Location: Norway > Eastern Norway > Oslo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Scandic Holberg 3.5*
Number of rooms: 133
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Also Known As:
Rica Holberg Oslo
Hotel Rica Holberg
Hotel Style:
#21 Romantic Hotel in Oslo

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