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Scandic Svolvaer

Lamholmen, Svolvaer 8300, Norway (Formerly Rica Hotel 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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Oppeid, Nordland, Norway
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Regular 3-4 star hotel with nice surroundings - very close to the ocean. Breakfast staff with limited Norwegian language. Ordered one 180+cm double bed, got two single beds that were not linked together. Romantic? Not at all!

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Oslo
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was offered no more than an average experience with a premium price stamp. Small, but adequate rooms. The service was ok. An irritating aspect with the breakfast service was that they started to remove food from the buffet before the announced closing time. This happened every morning. On the plus side: Free parking and a convenient and cosy... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved the hotel. Our room had a balcony over the water looking at the beautiful, surrounding mountains. The rooms are clean and simple, on the small side, but well-designed. The bathroom has a heated floor, great for drying wet hiking boots. The staff were nice and helpful. The buffet food is pretty much the same everyday. This is something... More 

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Aalesund
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

A bit pricy. A bit small rooms. Good bed. Plus for tea coffee making facilities in room even it wasn't refilled with teabags during the stay. Breakfast Ok. Restaurant stay away. Sub standard and expensive.

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Oslo, Norway
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

The location is really good. The rooms are pretty big, but need to be renewed soon. Short walk to town. The staff is helpful and offers excellent service. The breakfast is amazing. Try the smoked salmon!!!

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Stjordal, Norway
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41 reviews 41 reviews
38 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

First of all, the review here is not about the town Svolvær. The town has good restaurants, breathtaking nature, positive people etc. This hotel is a standard 3 star hotel, but the problem is that they charge you as a 4 star hotel - and they deliver in many ways as a 2 star hotel. I was there for a... More 

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Courtmacsherry
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The Scandic has its own little island in Svolvaer harbour and is accessible across a bridge . Fishing boats are plying the harbour right outside the windows, staff very helpful and food is good also. Very nice breakfast selection for all tastes and a great range of teas. Bonus points for also supplying teapots. Dining room is like a ship's... More 

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Svolvær
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We came back for a second night since we enjoyed the first night so much. Superb view from the dining room of Solvæer harbour. Very welcoming lady at reception the first night. Coffee in the rooms. Excellent breakfast buffet.

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Ossining, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

My band mates and I had a good full week to check this hotel out. The rooms were nice. The view was pretty much hard to beat anywhere in the world, especially in the lobby area, which is vast and really well designed. There is a bar in the lobby area as well, with a rather large area to hang... More 

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Harstad, Norway
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

It was our first time to stay at Rica Hotel Svolvær.Booked through Rica.s own webpage.Checked in at 14.00 hrs.Hotelstaff is serviceminded and helpfull.Had a room against the parkinglot. Rooms are good in my opinion,both in size and amenties.Beds.linen and pillows are good.My wife and me had a great night sleep. Breakfast was included in roomprice.Have seen better selection.But good enough... More 

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