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Scandic Grimstad

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Kirkegaten 3, Grimstad 4878, Norway (Formerly Rica Hotel Grimstad)
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Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in Grimstad
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
May-Britt O Stavanger, Rogaland, 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great location in the center of Grimstad, parking under the hotel (120 kr/day). The room itself was quite small and our room was towards the street, meaning quite some noise during the night. Breakfast was excellent with a good selection, even for those with food allergies. Great service.

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Oslo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent one night in a junior suite, and was pleasantly surprised with both the room and the nice and accomodating staff. The room plan could have been better, as I stepped directly onto the bed, whereas the living area was situated in the room in the back - where there was also windows. Would have preferred to step into the... More 

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Cecilie H, Resepsjonssjef at Scandic Grimstad, responded to this review

Hi Julie C. Thanks for the great review of your stay at Scandic Grimstad. Maybe you should try room nr 631 the next time. Welcome back at any time. Best regards More 

Szczecin, Poland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been there due to business issues. Room clean and comfy. Breakfasts was good and tasty.Hotel Crew very helpfull. Place is close to everything what Tourist need (restaurants, shops etc.). One bad thing for me - not to much english language tv channels in TV. In summary I recommend this place!

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Cecilie H, Resepsjonssjef at Scandic Grimstad, responded to this review

Hi Martin M. We are pleased to hear that you have enjoyed your stay at Scandic Grimstad. Hope to see you back soon. Best regards Cecilie More 

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for 5 days for business purposes and was very surprised to find my company had booked me in to a lovely hotel. Friendly staff, lovely food and a big, yet comfortable room. I would be very reluctant to not stay here if another visit to Norway comes up in the future.

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Cecilie H, Resepsjonssjef at Scandic Grimstad, responded to this review

Hi. Thanks for a great review. We try to do as much as we can to make our guest feel welcome at our Hotel. Welcome back at any time. Best regards Cecilie More 

Akershus, Norway
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I'm sad to say one of my favourite hotels has now deteriorated into a Scandic hotel. Until Scandic bought Rica a few months back this was a small, nice hotel with all the personality and welcoming features that you would want when staying away from home. Now Scandic has removed all the little things that makes the difference between a... More 

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Cecilie H, Front Office Manager at Scandic Grimstad, responded to this review

Hi Eirham. I am sorry to hear that you are not satisfided with you last stay at Scandic Grimstad. Regarding the minibars, we instead have a great shop in the reception where you can buy all sorts of sweets, sodas, fruits and toiletries. It has a greater selection and better prices than the minibars. The soap dispensers has changes because... More 

Grimstad, Norway
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The staff is brilliant and allways helping. The breakfast is so good and fresh. The meeting rooms are verry good and modern. The hotel are in the middle of center. The beds are better than home. The manager and the staff must get aword for smiling.

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Hei og takk for hyggelig tilbakemelding. Hjertlig velkommen tilbake ved en passende anledning. More 

London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I am from Turkey but stay in kristiansand and I have heard about this beautiful rica hotel and we stayed one night it was just amazing and sweet staff we will definitely come back soon again and you will definitely feel yourself like at home

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Cecilie H, Resepsjonssjef at Scandic Grimstad, responded to this review

Hi. Thanks for a good review. Welcome back at anytime! More 

Sandnes, Norway
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

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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Cecilie H, Resepsjonssjef at Scandic Grimstad, responded to this review

Hi. Thanks for a good review. You are always welcome back to Rica Hotel Grimstad. More 

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