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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
    4 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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Oslo, Norway
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
18 helpful votes 18 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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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 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
8 helpful votes 8 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 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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Bexhill on Sea
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Nicely placed on a small Island in the harbour of Svolvaer, the capital of Lofoten. Part of the hotel, like the restaurant and our room is actually build on the pier out into the atlantic. The hotel is fresh, beautiful location, great breakfast and wonderful rooms. The service from the staff is above what you expect, and no one I... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We spent 2 nights there, and found the hotel very nice and comfy. Rooms are a bit small but lovely. We had our own balcony overlooking the harbour. Rica is on it's own 'island' so it's very quiet, while being 2 minutes walk from center. Staff is helpful. Buffet is fine, A la carte is a bit limited though.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We were very impressed with the helpful friendly staff here. Although small, the room was comfortable with a balcony looking out over the harbour. Breakfast was very good, all we needed. Plenty of car parking and easy access to centre of Svolvaer.

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Aarhus Denmark
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I stayed at this hotel while on a trip to the north cap. We stayed at this hotel two nights. A big hotel with rooms in different buildings. I had a room facing the water with a balcony. Very nice. Clean. All the amenities. Our stay included dinner and breakfast. The food was average although there was a big variety... More 

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