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Scandic Byparken

Christiesgate 5-7, Bergen 5808, Norway (Formerly Rica Travel Hotel Bergen)
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Scandic Byparken
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Ranked #12 of 43 Hotels in Bergen
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel has everything you need (free internet, nice rooms, central location) and the breakfast stands out. In the room, even though it seems so at first, don't be fooled into thinking watching TV costs money. Simply navigate thru TV & Movies -> TV Channels and you can watch TV.

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Calgary, Canada
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65 hotel reviews
233 helpful votes 233 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Let me start with the note that next time, when visiting Bergen, I will look first for reservation at Scandic Byparken. We received great service at the reception and breakfast. I'm always impressed when I see dedication at work and when hotel staff goes beyond routine to please their guests. Our room was small by North American standards but clean... More 

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Copenhagen
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18 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Keep in mind that Bergen is a small town and this hotel was also rather small but it works. The staff are friendly and helpful - it almost feels like a family run hotel. The room I had was very small - one of the smallest I've been in and the bathroom was also rather small but clean and functional.... More 

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Birte Bratland H, General Manager at Scandic Byparken, responded to this review

Dear Scrambler2, Thank you for your nice review of the hotel, especially that it felt like family run- we want our guests to feel almost like home. Regarding the rooms, we do have larger rooms. I hope to see you soon again, and do try our superior rooms. There are great deals to be made on our webpage. Best regard... More 

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's your typical chain hotel with a great breakfast selection. The rooms are fine and the shower had good pressure and plenty of hot water. Parking is at a garage two books away and the hotel provides a discount validation on your stub. The staff was friendly and helpful.

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Birte Bratland H, General Manager at Scandic Byparken, responded to this review

Dear usa.az.explorer, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am happy to hear that your stay was great and that you enjoyed our location and the breakfast. I really hope to see you again very soon. Best regards, Birte B. Hevrøy - General Manager More 

Bergen, Norway
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good hotel with a great location for exploring Bergen. Nice clean room with modern scandinavian design. The hotel's strongest point is the breakfast. Good variation, good quality and something for everyone.

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Birte Bratland H, General Manager at Scandic Byparken, responded to this review

Dear hajohan, Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay at our hotel, we are pleased to here you enjoyed our location and breakfast. Hope to see you soon again! Best regards, Birte B. Hevrøy - General Manager More 

Jax, fl.
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was wonderful. Location perfect, the breakfast was amazing...OMG they had everything you could think of in a breakfast and everything fresh. The rooms were super clean; size was fine for my husband and myself. The bathroom floor is heated (heaven for me); quiet to sleep. The price was great for this city as Norway is very expensive. The... More 

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Birte Bratland H, General Manager at Scandic Byparken, responded to this review

Dear gilda, Thank you for this really great review and for staying with us. I am happy to hear that your stay was great and you enjoyed our service and the breakfast. We do strive to give our guests what they want and feel welcome. It's so fun to read when this really works. I really hope to see you... More 

Greater London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the Rica Travel hotel, now rebranded as Scandic and the price nearly doubled with little improvement to show for. My room was the same as I remembered it during the Rica period. The floor in my room was sticky; not something I experienced under previous management. The breakfast was good, there was a good selection to choose from.... More 

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Birte Bratland H, General Manager at Scandic Byparken, responded to this review

Dear vincentt226, Thank you for your review of the hotel. I am happy to hear that your enjoyed our breakfast and location. Regarding the rooms, we do have larger rooms. Try our superior rooms, there are great deals to be made on our webpage. We do strive to give our guests what they want, but Bergen is a rainy city... More 

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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent location and even better breakfast - great choice and quality of food, I have never experienced anything better. When we left, we were too early for breakfast, and they prepared delicious sandwiches to take with us. I asked for a quiet room, and was initially given a room overlooking a courtyard (rooms in the main overlook busy roads), which... More 

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Birte Bratland H, General Manager at Scandic Byparken, responded to this review

Dear aminac, Thank you for the nice review of our hotel! I’m very happy that you enjoyed our staff/service, location and breakfast. It was very unfortunate that we were not informed by the neighbor’s that they were having a barbeque party, where they used a large coal-grill which is light up with “a fabric” which smells like paraffin. There are... More 

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