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Scandic Holberg

3.5 of 5 Holbergs Plass 1, Oslo 0166, Norway (Formerly Rica Holberg Hotel)
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  • 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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Vienna, Austria
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75 reviews 75 reviews
61 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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Mehus, General Manager at Scandic Holberg, responded to this review

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

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

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

New forest
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70 reviews 70 reviews
69 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This is a greta hotel in the centre of Oslo. It is about 15 minutes walk form the central station (where the airport train stops), throught the main Oslo high street. Its also about 10mins pleasant walk from the very picturesque harbour. The room itself was rather small, but there was a very pleasant bathroom. The staff were very helpful... More

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

Dear guest 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. Our location is in the city center with good public transport connections. As you mentioned the Airport Express Train stops at Oslo Central Station approximately 15 minutes walk from the... More

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I read the previous reviews with trepidation as my tour company had booked the room. I stayed for one night, the 1st sept 2014. This hotel has been completely refurbished. The room was clean well furnished with a very comfortable bed. The staff couldnt have been more cheerfull and helpfull even providing a takeaway breakfast as we had to leave... More

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

Dear Christine W 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 you found our staff to be both cheerful and helpful. Furthermore I'm glad you found the room clean, well furnished and with a... More

Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
21 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

Was here for a conference, and there isn't much to complain about the place, but also not much to rave about. It's not far from the harbor area, and reasonable walking distance from a subway station. One definite negative: bar closes around 10??

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Kristian Fredri... M, General Manager at Scandic Holberg, responded to this review

Dear Massimo P, 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.fredrik.mehus@rica.no More

Copenhagen, Denmark
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Had a one night stay in a family room with my partner and two kids. Saw two family rooms. The one we were booked into had sleeping couch with a 4cm mattress and did not even look comfy for our skinny kids. Second room was very small but had a much better sleeping couch for the kids... At least so... More

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Kristian Fredri... M, General Manager at Scandic Holberg, responded to this review

Dear Hejdi, 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 sorry to hear that you got a family room with a broken extra bed. All our family rooms should provide extra beds... 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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Rica Holberg Oslo
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