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Thon Hotel Arendal

Friergangen 1, Arendal 4802, Norway
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Cardiff
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76 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is in an excellent location for exploring the old town and harbour in Arendal. Our room was very large and clean, and the shower was excellent! It might be because we were there off-season, but the room was very quiet despite overlooking the street. The breakfast buffet was very good quality and offered lots of variety. Altogether a... More 

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Gothenburg, Västra Götaland, Sweden
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32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights because of work. Rooms where Ok. In need of a little update. Location could not have been better. Right in the center. Breakfast was very good and lots of variation. Staff was very friendly!

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

Dear guest. Thank you so much for leaving us comments here at tripadvisor. The hotel is now being fully refurbished, so all our guest rooms will be brand new during 2016. We hope to welcome you back here at Thon Hotel Arendal in the nearest future. More 

Texas
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18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

I wasn't impressed with the first two stays. The room was small and the bed was small, and noisy...Until I had to stay there again, and I was assigned with a room on the second floor. It was day-and-night difference. The room was spacious. So is bathroom. It was much quieter even though it faces the main street. I was... More 

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Thank maylh
Manager-THA, Daglig leder at Thon Hotel Arendal, responded to this review

Dear guest. Thank you for your comments. The hotel is being fully refurbished these days. So we hope to welcome you back in the future, regardless of what room you are assigned to. More 

Oslo, Norway
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Not a great experience overall. No receptionist visible when trying to check in and again when checking out following morning, thus creating a long wait. Room was ok'ish, but windows were very dirty and difficult to open/close.

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Thank nibi2015
Manager-THA, Daglig leder at Thon Hotel Arendal, responded to this review

Dear guest! We are sorry to hear that you had some bad experiences regarding your stay. We are proud to inform you that the hotel is being fully refurbished these days. Your comments regarding the perception service are being forwarded to the reception manager. I really hope that you would give us a second chance with the new hotel in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I stayed here for 3 nights, enjoyed my stay, the breakfast was excellent, a really good choice of quality foods , the room was fine but alot of street noise, but bearable with the window shut, will go back !

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

Dear guest! We would like to thank you for your fine comments here at tripadvisor. The hotel is now under renovation, so all issues regarding street noise should be excluded in the future. Welcome back to sunny Arendal, and Thon Hotels. More 

Trondheim, Norway
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34 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Normally I would have given a hotel like this a good rating, simply because it was a fantastic location. However the ambient noise from the hotel outside was simply too much to even get one decent night of sleep. Since most hotels in Norway do not have an aircon we had to open the window considering the room was very... More 

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

Dear guest. We are sorry to see that your stay didn`t meet your expectations. I am happy to inform you that the hotel is going to be refurbished during fall/winter/spring. We will make sure that the hotel includes air-conditioning, and soundproof windows. Your comments about cleanliness has been brought forward to the right person. regarding your comments about the employee... More 

hastings
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119 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

You are right in the centre of the town and easy access to everywhere. Excellent breakfast buffet ,how anybody can be critical on that I do not understand. also free coffee, tea, water during the whole day. Fresh fruit in the lounge and newspapers and Internet access. Umbrellas provided. In high season children have their own buffet and a large... More 

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

Dear guest. We really appreciate your comments here at tripadvisor, and we are really happy to see that you enjoyed your stay. Hoping to see you back in sunny Arendal anytime soon. Wishing you a great summer. More 

Otta, Norway
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39 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Stayed here for 2 nights, and we really liked it. Room was spacious and seemed newly renovated. The bed was very good. We had a balcony with great view. The location is perfect, close to Pollen, and some great shopping. Staf in reception were helpful. Breakfast was good. I will stay here again if visiting Arendal again.

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

Dear guest! Thank you for Your great comments. On behalf of the staff, I would really like to welcome you back to sunny Arendal, and Thon Hotels. More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

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

Dear guest. We would like to thank you for Your comments here at Tripadvisor. I would also like to take the opertunity to inform you that the hotel is being refurbished at the moment. We are looking forward to welcome you back to the brnad New Thon Hotel Arendal in the nearest future. More 

Stavanger, Norway
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

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 

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