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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed September 19, 2016

A bit worn but well kept and clean hotel, a 15 minute walk from town centre. (You can rent a bicycle at the hotel, and then you'll be "downtown" in no time. Karlstad is flat and perfect for cycling.) My room (245) was facing the freeway (E18, 50 metres away). In the summertime, with no air condition, that would be...

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Anki T, Reservationmanager at Scandic Klaralven, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your thoughts about our hotel. There is no cost to borrow our bikes so please do so if you come and see us again.

Reviewed August 10, 2016

Friendly staff in the reception but the staff in the restaurant was a disaster. Very rude and unpolite. It was to many guests and not enough staff in the restaurant so they didn´t have time to clean the tables. We had to eat breakfast at a table with a lot of dirty plates still left. We came down to breakfast...

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Anki T, Reservationmanager at Scandic Klaralven, responded to this review

Dear Jill, Sorry to hear that you where not satisfied with the restaurantstaff and food. We always try to fill up the buffet all times but sometimes when a lot of guests come at the same time it can be a challenge. I hope you come and see us again so that we can show that we can do better.

Märsta
Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Spent one night here during a businesstrip. Just standard room, and the room was rather spartan, clean and with a nice and comfy bed. Staff was friendly and alert, fast check in/out (allways good when you travel and are worn out after hours of driving). The hotel is located a bit on the outskirts of Karlstad, so not much to...

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Ronneby, Sweden
Reviewed July 30, 2016

Its a Scandic hotel which means that it is like going to McDonalds - you know what you get. Same here. Basic with "everything" you need but also some extras like sauna, pool and free parking. Close to city centre (15 min walk), free Wi-Fi (as usual with Scandic), a very good breakfast and a all-you-can eat menu at weekends....

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Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Chose a busy day. Was not able to get a good table. Paid a fairly stiff price for a rather sparse buffet. In all fairness, taste was quite good. Started with fish, which tasted good. Sauce with the fish, though should have been made from real ingredients and not instant. Will be back, but next time I will book in...

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Mebane, North Carolina
Reviewed May 18, 2016

We stayed here 1 night on our way to Norway. The hotel is near E-18, the major road between Stockholm and Oslo. For Americans who always get a little frustrated about the limited parking in major Scandinavian cities, this stop is a real treat. There is a huge parking lot, definitely an advantage when you have a new car that...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed April 27, 2016

We were there there for a Curling competition. Our assigned room faced the river which was the best part of it. It was as small as our bathroom at home. The mattresses on the two single beds pushed together was 1.5 inches. I got a neck ache from it. The tv was good,offering many English channels.We had bathrobes but no...

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Seattle
Reviewed April 23, 2016

This place has the look and feel of a 1970s Howard Johnson motel. Nothing glamorous, but it's quiet and comfortable. The room is about the size of your freshman-year dorm room. The bed is comfy. You will enjoy your stay much more if you get a river-facing room. The highway-side rooms are a bit noisy. Great wifi.

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Anki T, Reservationsmanager at Scandic Klaralven, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write about our hotel. We read everything and it helps us in our struggle to always get better. Welcome back!

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed March 25, 2016

We needed a place to stay for the night and Scandic Klaralven seemed to have a conveinent location. It's OK but the rooms are smallish. But two thing are not acceptable. Firstly, the hotel elevator is at the far end of the hotel so if you get a room on the lower level be prepared for a long walk. Secondly,...

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Anki T, Reservationmanager at Scandic Klaralven, responded to this review

Thank you for writing about your stay with us. I apologise för the inconvenience with the elevator . As you say the elevator is in the middle of the hotel but we also have stairs close to the front desk. I´m sorry to hear you were disturbed from the road. We hope you come see us soon again and then...

Kävlinge
Reviewed March 15, 2016

We stayed there one night just to get some sleep and recharge the batteries before continuing our journey. ==The Room== (basic room for 2 adults with 2 small kids) We got a room with an extra bed which you could let down from the wall (wall mounted bed), which was really practical. The room itself was pretty small and there...

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Anki T, Reservationmanager at Scandic Klaralven, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for sharing your thoughts about our hotel. We appreciate it. I will look into why the pool was cold, it should always have the same temperature.. Please come see us again if visiting Karlstad

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Two-story Motor Hotel located on Highway E18, on River Klaralven. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Scandic Klaralven

Address: 6 Sandbaecksgatan, Karlstad 653 40, Sweden
Location: Sweden > Varmland County > Karlstad
Price Range: $98 - $163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Scandic Klaralven 3*
Number of rooms: 143
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Scandic Klaralven Karlstad
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#4 Romantic Hotel in Karlstad
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“Get a room facing the river, not the freeway (E18)”
 of 5 bubbles Tannpirker, Sep 19, 2016 | Read review
“Get to breakfast as soon as it opens. There can be lots of people at a later time.”
 of 5 bubbles Johnson747, May 18, 2016 | Read review
“ask for largest room with a view of river”
 of 5 bubbles mckay19, Apr 27, 2016 | Read review
“River side is a must. Near the registration desk as it is 700' to the end of the hallway.”
 of 5 bubbles ExcelWiz, Apr 23, 2016 | Read review
“Avoid rooms facing the road, unless you are deaf.”
  • View from the elevator towards the front desk
 of 5 bubbles T0rdE, Mar 25, 2016 | Read review
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