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Reviewed July 12, 2016

We stayed for a week here, which is on a small island just outside of Stockholm. The rooms are tidy and decent. The location is just a short, but steep, walk to the train. They have a dynamite breakfast including gluten free items, eggs, bacon, herring, fresh breads...etc. The people there were simply awesome! The staff was accommodating and friendly,...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Arrived in the Early hours after a long drive from Norway. Was quickly issued my key and was off to my room / I was on the 8th floor and was suprised by the distance it was to the room ...walk -lift- another lift ? All in all the single room was ok it was not the biggest room but...

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Reviewed June 14, 2016

I have visited Foresta several times and sometimes you get lucky and you get a stunning view towards the sea and other times you are looking at the parking lot. The restaurant is slightly better than Scandic restaurants in general. There must be something about the location since it boast of having visitors like The Beatles and Josephine Baker, but...

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Thank Christopher H
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed June 13, 2016

This hotel is designed to accommodate families and not the business traveler. The price point also attracts young, loud partygoers, particularly on the weekend, which is fine if that is what you are looking for. For the most part the staff, especially the front desk, were great except for the bistro where service was 'hit or miss'.

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Daniel U, Manager at Scandic Foresta, responded to this review

Dear Navfish, Thank you for giving us your feedback we eppriciate your comments and we will apply it to the service standard in the Bistro. Warm Regards, Chantel Fransson Housekeeping Manager

Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 12, 2016

Sitting up above the river this hotel enjoys an excellent location for extended views across the river / city and beyond. A warm reception and helpful staff make for a comfortable stay. The superior rooms seem to have been supplied with 3/4 beds though - so for a couple staying just check what bed you room has before you settle...

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Wangen b. Dubendorf, Switzerland
Reviewed June 1, 2016

Rooms are okay, large and bright with reasonable furniture, bed very comfy. bathroom is a bit old fashion, no body lotion ,. No minibar in the room. We came late home from a very exhausting workday and wanted to have a drink at the bar. Bar ist closed at 10 pm , afterwards you get drinks at the reception. There...

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Thank Danistromb
Reviewed May 17, 2016

Although out of the city centre only took 30 minutes to get into the city. Beautiful location. efficient transport links. Fantastic breakfast with every sort of food offered in a well stocked buffet. Dinner was delicious. Friendly staff. Highly recommended. Free wifi.

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Thank Susan K
Onsala, Sweden
Reviewed February 9, 2016

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Jenny S, Front Office Manager at Scandic Foresta, responded to this review

Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed December 4, 2015

Most of the rooms are old and have not been renovated in decades. I've stayed in a few different rooms and in one the heating didn't work, in another the bed side lamps were out, in the latest there was an electric outlet without cover and wires exposed. The beds quite hard and feel like they should have been replaced...

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Jenny S, Receptionschef at Scandic Foresta, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for your comments regarding your stay with us, our guests experience is very important for us in order to improve our service. I am so sorry to hear that we did not reach your expectations this time. We really appreciate that you took the time to write down our flaws we have now look over our routines...

Lund, Sweden
Reviewed December 2, 2015

Stayed here for two nights (friday-sunday) on a conference weekend. The rooms are ok, but nothing extraordinary. The hotel staff is kind and friendly, but only do what is required, they don't go the extra mile to let you feel special, but instead treat you like any other guest. There was one in the staff however, Timothy, who did everything...

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Jenny S, Receptionschef at Scandic Foresta, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay with us, our guests experience is really important to us. I am so sorry to hear that you feelt the staff did not go the extra mile to make you feel special. Thank you so much for your loveley words regarding our Timothy we are so delighted to have him work...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The impressive Scandic Foresta hotel is located on Lidingo island in Stockholm's central archipelago, only 15 minutes from Stockholm city centre.The Scandic Foresta hotel lets you explore both Stockholm and the charming Lidingo island. Lidingo offers great opportunities for outdoor activities throughout the year. Enjoy walking, biking, a round of golf or head into the city centre to experience all that Stockholm has to offer. Don't miss a visit to neighbouring Millesgarden, the home and art gallery of the famous artist Carl Milles.Scandic Foresta has been an important meeting place since 1910 when Wilhelmina Shogh first opened the doors to her castle on the cliff. At the Scandic Foresta hotel you can arrange a meeting or conference in one of our 13 meeting rooms, or plan an event in the castle turret. In the evening you're welcome to enjoy a delicious dinner in our hotel restaurant, with views over Stockholm and its waters. At the hotel you can also enjoy our lobby bar, shop and gym as well as free access to wireless internet. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Scandic Foresta

Address: Herserudsvaegen 22 | Lindingo island, Stockholm 181 25, Sweden
Location: Sweden > Stockholm County > Stockholm
Price Range: $86 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Scandic Foresta 4*
Number of rooms: 95
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Also Known As:
Scandic Foresta Stockholm
Scandic Foresta Hotel Stockholm
Best Western Sweden
Stockholm Best Western
Hotel Style:
#46 Business Hotel in Stockholm
#55 Luxury Hotel in Stockholm
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“Forget about the gym”
 of 5 bubbles 200johnnyl, Sep 28, 2016 | Read review
“Get a sea view to the north.”
 of 5 bubbles W6729KNchristopherh, Jun 14, 2016 | Read review
“Consider the noise from the var / restaurant area - but balance that against the views!”
 of 5 bubbles TimB363, Jun 12, 2016 | Read review
“Lovely views. Good sizes rooms. Helpful and friendly staff. Nest door to Milles Sculpture garden.”
 of 5 bubbles susankN2363ZV, May 17, 2016 | Read review
“Choose another hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles JernB, Dec 4, 2015 | Read review
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