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Rica Arctic Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Kongensgate 1-3, Kirkenes 9915, Norway
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Ranked #2 of 5 hotels in Kirkenes
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Helsinki, Finland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't stay in this hotel - which clearly was a mistake. But we came to have a breakfast when there was half an hour left the service. Still you served us with a smile and asked if we wanted to have more breakfast. And even when the waffle liquid was finished you said to my friends: "We can make... More

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Whitby, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Comfortable, clean room, free wifi, perfect night sleep, fantastic breakfast with smiley staff making it even better! No tee/coffee making facilities in the room, but everything you need is available on the floor (good selection of tees too!). Perfect location in the very town centre with an airport bus stop just outside.

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Poole, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived on the late flight from Oslo and needed somewhere to stay before we picked up our hire car. Arrived in a freezing blizzard and was greeted with a warm smile and a very simple check in procedure. Rooms were very comfortable. Despite the late hour dinner was still available fish soup and reindeer were hits with us. Staff... More

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108 reviews 108 reviews
46 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here overnight before catching the Hurtigruten to Bergen. Pool nice, sauna very nice, free tea and coffee, helpful staff. We decided to eat dinner in restaurant and we both had reindeer ( medallions and burger). The medallions were excellent ( 315NOK) but this is Norway. Bill came to 1000NOK. Great breakfast with plenty for every taste. Beds very comfortable... More

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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55 reviews 55 reviews
17 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We stayed at the Rica Arctic Hotel before a Hurtigruten voyage to Bergen. The front desk staff was really helpful in making the most of our 26h stay at the hotel. The arrangements for a visit to the Snow Hotel and Husky Sled Safari to the arrangements of getting to the Ship from the hotel. For some reason the Hurtigruten... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We stayed here for one night prior to departing back to the UK. The Husky teams taking part in the Finnmarksløpe were all around us as this Hotel is effectively mission control for the race point in Kirkenes. Staff were helpful, rooms were fine, and beds and bedding and the pillows were amazing, the bed was like sleeping on a... More

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Hong Kong
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

Slippery bathtub No privacy, the window is next to the footbridge No central lamps control No hotel directory in the room No coffee/ tea maker No service provided in front-desk

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23 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Stayes here for 1 night while om business. The hotels location is very central. Located in the downtown area. The staff where friendly. The rooms however disappointed a little. Although they were large and clean, they lacked in standard and personality. The hotel in general could do with a renovation but it is clean and neat.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We stayed only one night in Rica Arctic, we arrived late Sunday afternoon and the whole city was very quiet. The night before we spend in Snow Hotel, amazing experience by the way. Me and my boyfriend we were both very tired and we were looking for somewhere to eat. Unfortunately, everything except hotel restaurant was closed. So we had... More

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Darmstadt, Germany
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

we stayed only two nights at rica arctic...but the breakfast was marvellous....the room was clean and fitted to all our requirements. a warm bed was not too soft to have a refreshing sleep. the stuff at receptionwas very helpful and offered all assistance we needed. and now some critics: we arrived at kirkenes 27th at noon and there was no... More

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Address: Kongensgate 1-3, Kirkenes 9915, Norway
Location: Norway > Northern Norway > Nordland > Kirkenes
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #2 of 5 hotels in Kirkenes
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Rica Arctic Hotel 3.5*
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