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Scandic Vadso

Oscars gt. 4, Vadso 9811, Norway (Formerly Rica Hotel Vadso)
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Bodo, Norway
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed here for a night. There is not much to choose from i Vadsø as this is the only real hotel. In my opinion they could do with some competition as the hotel is a bit outdated. I booked a superior double room and was quite frankly badly disappointed. The room was very narrow, as was... More 

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Staffordshire
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308 reviews
153 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Modern hotel located in the town centre. The rooms were splendid with lovely en-suites and were well equipped. The public rooms were spacious and nicely furnished and were very comfortable. The dinners were very tasty and filling after a long day and perhaps the highlight was the breakfast buffet which was fantastic with surprising variety and the fish choice was... More 

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Drammen, Norway
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the Aune Suite, which is a small, but functional suite with two rooms and a bathroom. The bathtub had part of its side covered in plastic, apparently due to some leakage, which reduced the overall impression of the room. The service was great though, for instance opening the gym room for me even though it was supposed... More 

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Thank andersbj81
Anita Elisabeth N, General Manager at Scandic Vadso, responded to this review

Dear Anders, thank you for your respond, and we are very pleased to hear that you were happy about our service. We have a good staff which I'm very proud to work with. We are aware of the condition to the bathroom at Aune suite, and we should have notified you when you checked in. The bathroom will be renovated... More 

Tromso, Norway
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32 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

It's pointless to write a review because this is the only hotel in the city. To be honest, there is a guest house on the island. But this is the main hotel. The room was soberly, the breakfast OK and the minibar was empty. There's no extra here. But the actress Renee Zellweger stayed here for a couple of years... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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46 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

Nice service and convenient Location. Modern and nice single room with queen bed. Restaurant, bar, snack bar. Free wifi. Dead center of town, minutes from Airport. Nothing fancy, just practical, clean and welcoming. Meeting rooms and function room available.

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Thank Viking-Headhunter
Anita N, General Manager at Scandic Vadso, responded to this review

Dear Sir, thank you for your review and it was very nice to read that you had nice stay with us. We wish you a great week, and hope that we can welcome you back another time. You are most welcome back! Scandic Vadsø Anita E. Nilsen manager More 

Kirkenes, Norway
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66 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

Have stayed here before in a standar room, so this time i ordrered a Superior Extra room to see if i got a little more space. Flatscreen TV and Free WIFI Room was a little small, but had everything i neded. Breakfast was good as last time. Free parking on the back side of the hotel.

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Thank Jorn H
Anita N, General Manager at Scandic Vadso, responded to this review

Dear Sir, thank you for your review and we will and we are pleased that you had a nice stay at our hotel. We would like to wish you a great week, and hope that we can wish you welcome back another time. All the best from Scandic Vadsø Anita Elisabeth Nilsen manager More 

Kristiansand, Norway
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31 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

This Scandic hotel has a central location in the small town Vadsø, north east in Norway. I spent two nights there in a good bed. The room was average, it content a bed, a chair and a desk for working. A flat screen tv on the wall opposite the bed and a fridge. A well working wi- fi was free... More 

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Turku, Finland
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

90s disco decor with black and purple and unflattering, bleak lighting put me on guard. We were delighted to see scallops and Varanger fjord shrimp on the menu and ordered them despite prety steep prices. Only to be told they had no shrimp. So, we "settled" on salmon for the main course. The scallops were three over-cooked, small ones on... More 

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Thank MeritT
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21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Okay, the stuff was very friendly, best thing in the hotel. And breakfast was quite good. We stayed one night. All the time a lift was out of order, luckily our room was on the second floor. Room was very very small and very warm. There was no air conditioning. A view was directly to the roof of entrance. Small... More 

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Thank Reppumies
Anita Elisabeth N, General Manager at Scandic Vadso, responded to this review

Dear Reppumies, thank you for your review. I'm sorry about that our elevator was out of service, we called maintenance and the elevator was running again the very same day. Some of our rooms are small, and not every one with the same great view. Next time you are staying with us please ask for a room with a good... More 

Naantali, Finland
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126 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

We were there and tried to reserve room for three persons. The reseptionist was terrible. When I asked price for one night, she apologizes that it is so expensive. If she had said the price in a different way, we have taken it. Now we left and drove straight to the Rovaniemi (almost 600 km). If the reseptionist thinks that... More 

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Thank Hapaa
Anita Elisabeth N, General Manager at Scandic Vadso, responded to this review

Dear Haapa, thank you for sharing your experience, and I'm really sorry how you and your family was met at our reception. When we are having our service training, your story will be one example of how not to welcome our guests. I'll hope that you and your familiy one day will return to Varanger and that you will consider... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Scandic Vadso is located close to the city centre and just a few minutes from the airport, harbour and bus station. Our hotel has a restaurant that serves a hearty breakfast, as well as dinner with a wide range of international dishes and local specialities. If you're planning a meeting, conference or event, we can provide flexible facilities for up to 120 participants. We also have a modern hotel gym, as well as a relax lounge and sauna. We offer free parking for guests arriving by car and access to free WiFi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Scandic Vadso

Address: Oscars gt. 4, Vadso 9811, Norway (Formerly Rica Hotel Vadso)
Location: Norway > Northern Norway > Finnmark > Vadso Municipality > Vadso
Price Range: $127 - $176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Scandic Vadso 3.5*
Number of rooms: 70
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