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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014
CarysMB Bridgend, United Kingdom
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Rating summary
  • 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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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 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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38 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 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 the rooms are small and outdated .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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53 reviews 53 reviews
29 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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
13 helpful votes 13 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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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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13 helpful votes 13 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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Houten
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16 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

This hotels location is at the harbor side and two minutes walk from the center of town. In a nice norwegian style building. Parking is free. The restaurant has a superb view of the harbor. The Hurtigrute sails almost in front of the windows. We had a very nice room with a contemporary color scheme. The beds were excellent. Windows... More

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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

A nice setting, small rooms, infrequently cleaned and poorly serviced, most days only the waste bins were emptied., beds not made and carpet not vacuumed. Used, soiled towels were refolded for use. Use the safe in the reception office for obvious reasons. Bitter experience. Often there are huge numbers of diners and it is a struggle to balance your plate... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

It is important to understand what kind of hotel this is. if you are the kind of traveller who likes to spend time in your hotel room, this is not the hotel for you. Rooms (even the superior rooms) are very small and cramped and only the more expensive rooms have views of the harbour. The communal areas of the... More

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Address: Lamholmen, Svolvaer 8300, Norway
Location: Norway > Northern Norway > Nordland > Vagan Municipality > Svolvaer
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant
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Ranked #3 of 9 hotels in Svolvaer
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Rica Hotel Svolvaer 3*
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