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Scandic The Reef

Tordenskjoldsgade 14, Frederikshavn DK-9900, Denmark
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Alesund, Norway
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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

WATERPARK ONLY: Third visit to The Reef Waterpark, if one can call it a waterpark considering it's small size. For 199 DKK we got entrance to the waterpark and a hamburger lunch/dinner. That is a very good deal. The waterpark has one slide and several different jacuzzis and pools inside and outside, with a fun carribean feel to it. It... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We went here for the waterpark and were very happy with the experience. The waterpark is well themed and decorated, it is not large, with one slide and wavepool (with rainmachine, a waterfall and artificial thunder), a indoor/outdoor pool, a baby pool with a smal but fun slide, a very small but 3m deep diving pool with windows, and several... More 

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Marianne B, General Manager at Scandic The Reef, responded to this review

Hej ChiliPolarBear Thank you very much for your nice feedback regarding your stay at The Reef. We are very glad to hear that you had a nice hotel and enjoyed our aqualand. We are looking forward welcomming you to the Reef at an other time. Kind regards Marianne Bredevang General Manager More 

Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Not being our first time at The Reef we knew what to expect. A very nice and clean hotel with a Caribbean atmosphere and amazing water park. Check-in was very fast and simple, kids were offered a pirate themed present at arrival. Room was very clean and quiet, which we loved. The Reef itself is amazing, great experience for the... More 

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Marianne B, General Manager at Scandic The Reef, responded to this review

Dear Carolina Thank you very much for your nice feedback regarding your stay at The Reef. We are very happy that you enjoyed both this and former stay in our hotel. We are looking forward to welcome you at The Reef again. Kind regards Marianne Bredevang General Manager More 

Lahti, Southern Finland, Finland
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149 reviews 149 reviews
69 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Small, but enjoyable rooms. Good beds and well working internet connections. Very nice and friendly staff. Good breakfast and ok dinner in the restaurant. Just 100 meters walk and you can find their main street with lot of shops there. Pool area seems to be fantastic, unfortunately I´ve visited there only by business reasons and never had time to try... More 

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Marianne B, General Manager at Scandic The Reef, responded to this review

Hi Esa P Thank you very much for taking the time to write a reviiew after your recent stay at Scandic The Reef. It is highly appreciated. I am particularly glad to see that you liked our restaurant and the excellent service! I hope to have the opportunity of welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards Scandic The Reef... More 

Norway
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155 reviews 155 reviews
59 hotel reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I went here again under the same circumstances as the last time, and it was more or less the same experience. Breakfast very good, rooms could be better and the waterpark is great fun. They should get some small fridges in each room, and the shower doors leaks, so water is all over the floor. The bathroom really needs a... More 

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Marianne B, General Manager at Scandic The Reef, responded to this review

Hi Lindri Thank you for your feedback regarding your last stay at The Reef. I deeply regret that the doors in the shower leaked, we shall fix it right away. Otherwise we hope that you enjoyed your stay at The Reef, and that we at another time will be able to welcome you to our hotel. Kind regards Scandic The... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We booked into this hotel for over 1500K. we were offered a room that would not take two adults plus one suitcase. we paid a further 1000K to upgrade to a suite ( the ONLy available room with a double bed despite us requesting this and having this approved).In this suite we found the carpet (cream) to be filthy, no... More 

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Orkelljunga, Sweden
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100 reviews 100 reviews
34 hotel reviews
190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Travelling with our elderly mothers we got a room near the elevator. The staff at the front desk was nice. The rooms didn't have fridges, tea-making facilities, toiletries, fan, ac etc. I'm sure it is good for families with small children because of the spa and even our mothers enjoyed the hot pool in the evening. For a romantic getaway... More 

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Gothenburg
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This was our second trip to this place, and it was as nice as the first one. To get right to the point: What's special about the hotel is that it is also a water park. Once you're checked in to your room, you take the lift back down past the reception floor and get directly to the water park... More 

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Karlstad, Sweden
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Stayed two times at the Reef within the space of four days. Rooms are terrible, definitely not up to par with normal Scandic standard. It is evident that the hotel makes money out of luring visitors to the adventure bath (which in fact is quite nice) but leaving the rooms heavily overpriced without any value. First room we got had... More 

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