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Thon Hotel Arendal

Friergangen 1, Arendal 4802, Norway
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found this hotel ok, nothing special, all basic stuff worked. Clean rooms, friendly staff and central in Arendal. Breakfast average. Complimentary coffee/expresso in the lounge came handy for evening work.

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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Cold and old. When I arrived on a business trip ordered by my company, I still had to give them my Visa or credit card. I am very sceptical to stay here another time. I will do my best to avoid this ice cold place. Not the best service.

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Manager-THA, General Manager at Thon Hotel Arendal, responded to this review

Dear Johnny. Thank you for your comments here at tripadvisor. It`s always helpful for us to get feedback from our guests. Regarding your comments, I can gladely inform you that the hotel is going to get fully refurbished troughout 2015. I can assure you that there will be no more old, and cold rooms in the future. I hope that... More 

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I was there for only 1 night. Checked in late and checked out about 11 in the morning. I had booked a small room just for sleeping and that was fine. Being a Sunday, the restaurant was open till 11pm and that helped helped to get a bite. The staff were courteous generally. Would not mind staying again. Good value... More 

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Manager-THA, General Manager at Thon Hotel Arendal, responded to this review

Dear guest! We would like to thank you for your genorous comments about your stay here at Thon Hotel Arendal. I can assure you that the 2 rooms you are reffering to, will be remowed during our refurbishing period. We hope you got the most out of your stay, and would like to wlecome you back to sunny Arendal. More 

Navi Mumbai, India
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I was at Thon on the first week of June. A good reasonable place to stay. Clean hotel rooms, good spread of breakfast. A very friendly and courteous staff. The rooms are a bit noisy specially when the cinema hall next door finishes it show, you can hear reviews of the movie sitting in your room on the 5th floor.... More 

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Manager-THA, Manager at Thon Hotel Arendal, responded to this review

Dear guest! We are delighted to see that you enjoyed you stay here at Thon Hotel Arendal. Thank you for great comments. Wishing you a great summer Best regards Erik Riis Jacobsen Manager More 

Kristiansand, Norway
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

With a central location, fair price, kind and helpfull staff, new and clean rooms (well equipped), a breakfast that has all you need and even more, Thon hotell Arendal is a good choice when spending a night or two in Arendal. Thank you, i will be back.

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Manager-THA, Manager at Thon Hotel Arendal, responded to this review

Dear guest! Thank you for your great comments here on tripadviser. We do our best to see that all our guest feel comfortable here at Thon Hotel Arendal. Wishing you a great summer Best regards Erik Riis Jacobsen Manager More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We stayed here 1 night after having a rather unpleasant experience at another location in the area. The staff was very welcoming and they offered parking in a garage. The rooms where clean and the size was good. Everything in Arendal was within walking distance.

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Manager-THA, General Manager at Thon Hotel Arendal, responded to this review

Dear guest. I would like to thank you for such great comments regarding your stay here at Thon Hotel Arendal. We are pleased to see that you had such a nice stay. Welcome back anytime. Best regards Erik Riis Jacobsen More 

Alesund, Norway
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

I was in this hotel for a two-night stay, the room was clean and nice. The breakfast was great. The coffee was good. I liked the little "daily special" thing that was there for breakfast. The reception staff was very friendly and nice

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Manager-THA, General Manager at Thon Hotel Arendal, responded to this review

Dear guest. Thank you for great comments. I will make sure that the kitchen staff hears about your kind comments regarding breakfast. Welcome back to Ton Hotel Arendal Best regards Erik Riis Jacobsen More 

Oslo, Norway
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60 reviews 60 reviews
19 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Thon Arendal is located in the centre of Arendal close to everything you need. There is a friendly and helpfull staff and the rooms are clean. The rooms, at least the most dated ones, have seen better days and the restrooms are very small. The soundproofing is also a bit dissapointing, remember to bring your earplugs if you are a... More 

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Manager-THA, General Manager at Thon Hotel Arendal, responded to this review

Dear guest. Thank you for great comments and response. Our most dated rooms will be refurbished in the nearest future. This will also include new soundproof windows. I reccomend you in the future, to book one of our allready refurbished rooms. Thank you and welcome back to Arendal. Best regards Erik Riis Jacobsen More 

Walton on Thames
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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Central location. Reasonably sized room. Friendly staff. Wi-Fi available. Good buffet breakfast spread. Room rate was NOK 1495 with breakfast included. Clean throughout. Not a grand hotel but a good workmanlike place ideal for a short stay on business. Would use again.

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Manager-THA, General Manager at Thon Hotel Arendal, responded to this review

Dear guest. Your comments are at great value for us , and we would like to thank you for your response. Welcome back to Thon Hotel Arendal Best regards Erik Riis Jacobsen More 

Brasov, Romania
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

The room (601) was not very large and with an extra bad it seemed quite small, but it was ok for one night. The breakfast was good, the coffee also good and the hotel has, in the lobby, free coffee. I saw a place for kids and when we arrived, they gave us something for our child (a drawing book,... More 

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Manager-THA, General Manager at Thon Hotel Arendal, responded to this review

Dear guest. Thank you for your response. We are delighted to see that you enjoyed your stay at the hotel. I would also like to add that there are 2 parking garages 20 metres from the front door. We hope to see you again, and would like to welcome you back to Arendal and Thon Hotels. Best regards Erik Riis... More 

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