We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 12 Alesund hotels

Rica Parken Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Storgaten 16, Alesund 6002, Norway
Hotel amenities
Rica Parken Hotel
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
Save Saved
You added Rica Parken Hotel to your Saves list
84%
Ranked #2 of 12 Hotels in Alesund
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
Juq P
Write a Review

124 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    39
    66
    15
    3
    1
See reviews for
14
43
9
36
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (15)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (124)
  • Mar-May only
    (24)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (67)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (26)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (7)
All months
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Then why only 3 "stars" for a hotel which has been around tens of years and everything should be fine tuned to its best? Amazingly this hotel is lacking in routines and also at the frontdesk service at times. In hotel world the routines and customer satisfaction idea comes from manager level. Problems in management level reflects to all the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sven Erik M, General Manager at Rica Parken Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your review. We appreciate your comments regarding our breakfast which is rated among the top hotel breakfasts in Norway. We were surprised to read your comments about service at the front desk as well as tidyness and would greatly appreciate if you could take the time to give us some more feedback. We... More

Cambridge, UK
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is by far the best hotel in town; in the old town centre, with very comfortable rooms and a delicious breakfast buffet. Friendly and helpful staff. Located next to a large park. Ask for a room with a view of the harbour.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Vilnius, Lithuania
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
5 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

1) Location: Centrally located, most of the sights / Art Nouveau buildings / Bus stops / Cruise stop or harbor / tourist info center within walking distance = 10/10 (although, for people with motor disability or old folks, the steep climb to the hotel itself may be a bit challenging); PS: a) The 418 stairs to the Fjellstoua Viewpoint starts... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
California
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

A bit of a slope climb but a very convenient location. Just minutes away from the city centre, shopping center mall, 10 minute walk to ship terminal for Hurtigruten cruises to the fjords, numerous restaurants etc. Adequate size room, absolutely excellent breakfast spread, very efficient front desk, luggage storage room etc. clean, efficient and was ideal for my 2 nights... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Singapore, Singapore
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Wanted to book Radisson Blu but they are not available. Ended up here but really liking it! Had a beautiful view of Alesund from my room and wake up to the sound of seagulls every day! I'm not complaining because it feels close to nature! Only complains here were that shower room not separated properly. Half the toilet would be... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Verbania, Italy
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The hotel itself is quite standard seen from the outside. The room is indeed very spacious as the bathroom was big and well equipped. We had a nice view from our window. It lies in a calm neighborhood, but indeed very close to the city centre. It has a touch of scandinavian minimalism, altough it has some very good facilities.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
California
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
23 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We stayed here for two nights in August 2014, and we were delighted with the hotel. It is on a hill very near the harbor. We chose this hotel because we thought it would be an easy walk to the Hurtigruten, but learned that the dock is being redone and the departure point for the ship was a few blocks... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

At the first sight, the building doesn't fit into the city scale. But it is the inner values that count. I had a double room and for me it was a lot of space. Two single beds standing together, to nice and comfy chairs, a small table to work on, TV - everything you need for a business stay. Free... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Oslo, Norway
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Stayed here one night in August 2014. We got a room with view to a parking lot, not the best in the hotel, they surely had rooms at the same cost with better views. My wife found a used baby diaper in the trash and we thought about contacting the reception about this. We had limited time in Ålesund, and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Marlton, New Jersey
Top Contributor
399 reviews 399 reviews
82 hotel reviews
436 helpful votes 436 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This hotel is situated on a hill about 2 or 3 blocks from the main harbor area. Aksla viewpoint is around the corner. There is a quaint picturesque marina area called Brosundet about 2 blocks away. The checkin staff was very friendly and caring giving sightseeing and dining recommendations. We had a problem with our no chip credit card and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Rica Parken Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Rica Parken Hotel

Address: Storgaten 16, Alesund 6002, Norway
Location: Norway > Western Norway > More og Romsdal > Aure Municipality > Alesund
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Rica Parken Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 145
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Hotels.com, Priceline, TripOnline SA, Odigeo and Tingo so you can book your Rica Parken Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

56 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (47)
Viewed
Room/suite (7)
Viewed
View from room (3)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Bathroom (3)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (2)
Viewed
Other (31)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (10)
Viewed
Room/suite (4)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (4)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay