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Scandic Rock City

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Sverres gate 35, Namsos 7800, Norway (Formerly Rica Rock City Hotels)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oslo, Norway
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23 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Scandic Rock City is a former Rica hotel, located in connection to the national resource center for pop and rock. The hotel is inspired by pop and rock, especially from this part of Norway. I think it functions very well as a theme hotel. We got a standard room on the top floor, and had great views of Namsos. The... More 

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Terje L, Daglig leder at Scandic Rock City, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this nice review. We are so pleased that you enjoyd our breakfast, hotel and that our staff made you feel welcome. Hope to see you soon, and welcome back to Scandic Rock City Namsos. Best Regards Terje Lysholm - General Manager More 

Brescia, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Everything is good with this hotel. Easy to recommend. The hotel is situated close to the see and marina what also make a good atmosphere. The staff at the hotel is very helpful. Rooms are up to date and the beds are very good. Breakfast is also top.

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Terje L, Daglig leder at Scandic Rock City, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this nice review. We are so pleased that you enjoyd our breakfast, hotel and that our staff made you feel welcome. Hope to see you soon, and welcome back to Scandic Rock City Namsos. Best Regards Terje Lysholm - General Manager More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Only hotel in town. Stayed at Rock City several times on business trips. Ok restaurant with polite and friendly staff. Unfortunately no gym. Small rooms with great standard and good beds. Every room have a topic from the Rock history of Namsos. Namsos is famous for producing a lot of Norwegian Rock Stars representing the Trønder Rock.

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Terje L, Daglig leder at Scandic Rock City, responded to this review

Thank you for our replay regarding your visit in Namsos. We hope to see you soon! More 

Oslo, Oslo, Norway
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95 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

A relatively new hotel in the small town of Namsos. I had a good one night stay here, my room was very good and had a "new" feel to it. I liked it. I tried the burger at the hotel restaurant and was not impressed, average accessories and a compact burger. Unfortunately Namsos offers very few alternative restaurants. The breakfast... More 

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Terje L, Daglig leder at Scandic Rock City, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your honest replay regarding your stay at our hotel. It's nice to see that you had a good stay at us regarding room and breakfast. Unfortunatly we notice that the burger did'n stand to your expectations. This is one of the Scandic Classic items we have on our menu and is developed especially to Scandic.... More 

Inderoy Norway
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37 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I have been staying at this hotel at several occasions . I was a little concerned about what would happen to this hotel after it changed owners from Rica to Scandic, because my experiences with Scandic hotels are not the best. I am so happy to say that The Scandic Rock City Hotel still has the same qualities as Rica... More 

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Terje L, Leder  at Scandic Rock City, responded to this review

Hi "Thehuldt"! Thank you for your great review, it is much appreciated. We are greatful that you gave us full score and shared your experience since we where a Rica member today as a Scandic Hotel. Many good tips for a new travelers as well. Once again, thanks for your great review and we look forward to see you in... More 

Trondheim, Sor-Trondelag, Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Do not pay extra to "upgrade" your rom! You might get an armchaire, and you might..get a view...but on the other hand you might not. Apparently pages like Booking.com or hotels.com doesn't necessery have the right details regarding the rooms, and well...the receptionist didn't seem too sorry about it. I've stayed there two nights on different occations now, and as... More 

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Terje L, Daglig leder at Scandic Rock City, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest replay regarding your stay at our hotel. We will check the information on our online booking-channels to make sure that the information about our rooms are correctly. Unfortunatly the servicelevel was not as we like to be, and you are so right that we never argue with the guest if the room its cold or... More 

Stjordal, Norway
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51 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

First I would like to say that this hotel is really not a bad hotel, the reason I give it only two stars is because the room price is like a price for a luxury hotel - which this hotel is not. I came into the reception and asked for a room. They said that a single room cost 1... More 

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Terje L, Daglig leder at Scandic Rock City, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your replay regarding your visit in Namsos. First of all I am sorry to see that the service and information you got regarding your stay is not as we like to be. Most of the hotels in Norway operate with dynamic price levels witch means higher prices on popular periods or lower prices during low... More 

Hokksund, Norway
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Cool consept. Lived in the Terje Tysland room. A bit freaky him staring at me the whole night 😆 I arrived Sunday at 1900 and to my big disappointment there was nobody in the restaurant.... Nice rooms. New, good standard. Not the biggest rooms but farly good.

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Terje L, Daglig leder at Scandic Rock City, responded to this review

Thank you for your replay regarding your visit in Namsos. Our restaurant is unfortunatly closed on Sunday, but after the rebranding to Scandic we can now offer some salads, baguets or wrap for a light meal. Otherwise you will find diningplaces near by the hotel. As you might know Terje Tysland is one of 6 artists we have in our... More 

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