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Rica Hotel Svolvaer

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Lamholmen, Svolvaer 8300, Norway
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Ranked #3 of 9 hotels in Svolvaer
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Houston
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95 reviews 95 reviews
13 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Rica Svolvaer hotel was okay. It is on the water with fantastic harbor views. It actually sits on its own island with a short one lane driving bridge. But our room did not have a view (and no elevator). The harbor side rooms cost more, which you don’t see online. Our room was to a parking lot full of... More

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San Francisco
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was there for 7 nights, as part of a British hiking group. All the rooms are the same, small size. You can upgrade to have a balcony and harbor view, but the room is the same. For 2 persons for 7 nights, this is a bit of torture. Most guests stay only one night, as they continue on their... More

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Oslo
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78 reviews 78 reviews
29 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The hotel is situated perfectly for a good view of the town. Sitting by the watersfront, you can enjoy the views while relaxing in your room. I upgraded to a superior room after looking at the hotels website. However I was asked a little snootily if I authorised the upgrade with my travel agent. The rooms are an OK size.... More

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

I stayed in this hotel for 4 nights while on an Aurora Hunters Holiday. We arrived late on the first night but there was a meal waiting for us. The room overlooking the harbour was very comfortable and quiet. The staff were very helpful, polite and courteous. The set dinner was good, a wide variety of dishes and always attractively... More

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Norfolk
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46 reviews 46 reviews
38 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

This hotel was clean, hotel staff friendly and helpful. Room a bit on the small side but only booked for one night. The bed was right up against the wall so was difficult to get into on one side, so had to rearrange the furniture a bit! The location was lovely overlooking the harbour. The food in the restaurant was... More

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La Serena, Chile
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

the spot is great, altough all over norway it must be good with all the water around but thats the only nice thing about this hotel. the rooms are small and outdated . there might be bigger rooms and i had asked for one with a balcony but the lady at the reception said they were all taken. very strange... More

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Dolgellau, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
32 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

I spent 4 nights here as part of a smallish group over New Year. The hotel is perfectly located, a stone's throw from the centre of town. As it is right at the edge of the water in the harbour, one could easily imagine that one was on a ship. The water lapped underneath the balcony of my room and... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

The hotel is close from the city and from the hurtigruten stop, then it is convenient if you are going to do a cruise. The room was small but adequate, the breakfast was good and the wi-fi worked well.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013 via mobile

This review would be very different if the original room we were allocated had not been smoky! The first room was at the back of the hotel, overlooking the car park and near a pub that had loud music some nights during the week. We were moved to a room overlooking the harbour, definitely an upgrade and worth the difference!... More

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Israel
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30 reviews 30 reviews
25 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Excellent location by the sea in the city center. The rooms are comfortable and spacious with an inviting balcony just above the water. Breakfast was delicious and incredibly rich. The receptionists are friendly and helpful overall. I stayed at this hotel for 2 nights, and I have to mention that cleaning on the second day was done superficially and inappropriate... More

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Address: Lamholmen, Svolvaer 8300, Norway
Location: Norway > Northern Norway > Nordland > Vagan Municipality > Svolvaer
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Rica Hotel Svolvaer 3*
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