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Rica Hotel Grimstad

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Kirkegt. 3, Grimstad 4878, Norway
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Ranked #2 of 4 hotels in Grimstad
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Jorgen6874 Sandnes, Norway
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sandnes, Norway
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent one night with my daughter. The hotell have seen better days, and is a bit worn down. Nice staff and friendly atmosphere, Good breakfast. Grimstad is a small town and everything is within walking distance.

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Jessheim, Norway
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were welcomed by a very nice woman who were constantly smiling! Easy to get to the room and we were lucky enough to get a room with an excellent view! Some of the rooms can have a pretty horrible view so I'd advise to ask for a room with a good view if you go there. The room was... More

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Brooklyn, New York
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wasn't I surprised when my uncle upgraded us to the 6th floor penthouse during our 2 night stay in Grimstad! What an AMAZING view! What a HUGE room! It's the only room on the 6th floor and it has a livingroom, diningroom, 2 bathrooms, a jacuzzi tub, 2 TVs, spacious bedroom with a couch, side table & desk and lets... More

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51 reviews 51 reviews
28 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked this hotel on short notice with Eurobonus. Despite arriving early at 8am we were given a room straight away. The room was small for a family of 4 but met our needs. The hotel is cosy and intimate and staff friendly. Breakfast was excellent - varied and staff going round to fill with coffee. Parking as mentioned by... More

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for 5 days on a recent business trip and had a very pleasant time. The hotel is very clean and friendly. Welcoming and helpful staff. My room was a little small but the hotel was very busy (my colleague had a much larger and nicer room than mine, lucky sod). However it was clean and fresh and... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have often stayed at Rica hotels and found them good value for money. This hotel is located inthe centre of Grimstad. It is possible to park in front of the hotel for a few minutes to unload luggage but then you must use the central car park in front of the hotel (extremely expensive after the NOK 1 for... More

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Oslo, Norway
18 reviews 18 reviews
16 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This is simply a really good hotel. Good service, perfect breakfast, nice and clean. The family room we had (in the newer part of the hotel), was spacious, clean and functional. Typical Contemporary Scandinavian style, I would say. Try the roof terrace, it has stunning views. We had an excellent stay. Overall highly recommendable!

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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72 reviews 72 reviews
13 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Besides de convenience of being located just at further steps to the HQ of the company I work for, I can say that it is excellent. Nice staff, complete breakfast, spacious rooms always neat and clean. The only suggestion I make is the Cable TV that could include in the package news channels in other languages than norwegian. Definitely recommended.

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Kristin S, Reception at Rica Hotel Grimstad, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for your positive respond and for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Concerning the Cable TV, I will take this matter further with the management. More

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78 reviews 78 reviews
29 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

This Rica hotel is situated in the centre of town, just off the main centre. The hotel is spread surprisingly over a large area and looks neatly kept both externally and internally. Check-in was pleasent. The reseptionist was happy and very friendly. She also help direct me to a restaurant in the vasinity. The hotel has a VERY small parking... More

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Kristin S, Reception at Rica Hotel Grimstad, responded to this review

Dear Magnus, Thank you so much for your review and kind words. We hope to see you again soon! More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014 via mobile

Arrived after having booked smooth check in, we got to our room to find a freezer instead. Would have been nice to arrive in a warm room and feel expected. The room was probably the smallest i ve seen in many years, For the price paid i. Expected to be able to put away clothes but no storage on site..... More

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Kristin S, Reception at Rica Hotel Grimstad, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your feedback, we really appreciate this! I am sorry to read that your expectations were not met while staying with us. I hope you will consider staying with us again, and that we can live up to your expectations then. More

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Address: Kirkegt. 3, Grimstad 4878, Norway
Location: Norway > Southern Norway > Aust-Agder > Grimstad
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Rica Hotel Grimstad 3.5*
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