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“Working is in progress... Should not host” 2 of 5 stars
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Arena Hotel
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Baldersgatan 4, Gothenburg S-411 02, Sweden   |  
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Ranked #46 of 66 Hotels in Gothenburg
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“Working is in progress... Should not host”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

The room I was asigmed is in an extension of the hotel, but working is in progress. Too loud noise since 06:30 and even I reported noise continued. The floor outside my room was awful, carpets in the stairs between floors dirty and old. There were even workers outside my room. They should not accomodate if the instalations are not finished.

Room Tip: Single rooms abre too small.
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled on business
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Helsinki, Finland
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

I first was planning to go here alone, but it turned into a family stay as my sister and father joined me. We had two rooms, single person and double, both really big with the double room even having a balcony. The beds were good and the rooms were clean. However, the services for a three star hotel was the bare minimum. There were no paper towels or mugs to place your toothbrush in. Smoking, even on the balcony, was forbidden and there was no alcohol served on the premisis. Breakfast however, was good and the selection wide.

From outside the hotel looks awful and the area creepy with a tattoo parler facing the hotel. However, in the night time the area seemed calm and safe. The location is a bit off from the city and thus not perfect for touristing. Most of the other guests looked like bikers but that might just be the Sweedish look. During the night the hotel was calm and quiet.

Room Tip: There are balconies on the double rooms in the seventh floor, but there is no elevator access, but y...
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Oslo, Oslo, Norway
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

We stayed at the Hotel Arena for one night. The room was all over clean, nice and modern. Allthough I ordered a so-called small double room it was spacious and had a big, nice TV. The personell were very polite and nice, and there was free snacks and coffee all day. The breakfast was also good for the price. I would recomend the hotel for any low-budget travelers in the area.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Göteborg
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

Service is always very nice at this hotel. They also offer a very pleasant buffet breakfast and tea and coffee for free during all day! Location is also very good since it only takes 5-10 minutes walking from Gothenburg Central Station. I recommend this hotel to everyone!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Copenhagen
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

Had the pleasure (and surprise) to stay at the Arena Hotel in GTB. This was meant to be a brief pit stop in an Apartment Style complex, they have basically taken a old residential building and turned it into rooms.
Staff was smiling, broadband was excellent (and free) parking facilities was available - and breakfast was a bit on the "less variety side" - but satisfying before my journey on - to visit other clients.
All comes to the end, i am actually sure i do take this hotel on my next event, i am quite ok with the set-up and the sleep was excellent, the surrounding was quiet and calm.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Toronto, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 hotel reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

Spent 3 days at Hotel Arena. It is very close to the Exhibition Centre (10 min. walk) and the Central Station (5 min walk). The hotel was very clean, it reminded me for a dormitory rather then for a hotel room, and the breakfast are was more like a school canteen, but I credited that for Swedish simplicity and practicality. Overall I had a good impression and got a good value for my money. The breakfast selection was good compared that it is a 3 star hotel, and everybody was very nice.

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Gothenburg, Sweden
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

lovely place, nice clean and good frendly ppl. stayed there for 5 days and i loved. the place was not for from the center, 5 min walk.easy to find.i will get there again soon as i get another trip. keep it up guys and hope to see you soon. take care ur selves.

Room Tip: i was at 317 nice and you have a bath as well.
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  • Stayed January 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Arena Hotel

Address: Baldersgatan 4, Gothenburg S-411 02, Sweden
Location: Sweden > West Coast > Vastra Gotaland County > Gothenburg
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #46 of 66 Hotels in Gothenburg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Arena Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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Albelle Hotel Gothenburg

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