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Scandic Grand Tromso

Storgaten 44 | Postboks 8, Tromso 9008, Norway (Formerly Rica Grand Hotel Tromso)
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ALDRIDGE
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hotel is perfectly situated in the middle of the town with bars,shops and restaurants close by. Staff are all friendly and speak good English. Check in was simple. Lifts up to your floor, rooms are simple but very warm and cosy with good decoration. Bathroom was very good with heated floor and quality shower. I found the wi-fi good in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cozy hotel in a good location, excellent staff, and good food. I would recommend this to anyone traveling up to Tromso. The room was well equipped with a couch, small table, minibar, and several chairs.

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Rovaniemi, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Extraordinarily friendly staff upon arrival. Nice basic room (nothing special, just all the basic stuff you need). Splendid location. Street noise can be heard from the rooms, but more bothering is the noise from a/c system. Tasty breakfast but easily over crowded & the breakfast staff was having difficulties trying to decide whether to clean the used dishes or not.... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms are quite spacious , although for some reason there aren't any bedside cabinets. Storage space is very, and I mean very, limited. Though there is a fridge. The TV doesn't have any English Channels. Shower in the bathroom is fine. Meals are buffet style and are adequate and tasty. The restaurant has a pleasant decor and is at... More 

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Thank PennineDave
Harstad, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

A small, single room, clean, nice with speakers for connecting my phone and playing music, a bit old fashioned with a jackplug, but nice. Great bathroom, good bed, bad TV. A fair room. Pity the window is not possible to open. WiFi connection is free, but really low quality and unstable. Not impressed with that, Was impossible to work on... More 

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Thank tommykristoffersen
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9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

The hotel is situated in the middle of de centre. Every museum, harbor, etc you can reach by feet. The staff of the hotel is very friendly and does speak perfect English. Rooms are nice, modern and clean. I had a single room next to the elevator. Thats a bit noisy unfortunattely. Breakfast was great. So much choise! Free (local)... More 

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Thank Michael v
Inverness, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Our stay at the Scandic Grand was forced by industrial action of hotel workers in Tromso, so we could not stay at the Radisson Blu Tromso as originally planned. We received a telephone call a couple of days prior to us leaving the UK so we were gratefully advised of the alternative hotel arrangement by Radisson Blu - Thank You... More 

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Thank ArcticExplorer51
Trondheim, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

This may not be the most fancy hotell in Tromsø, but there are several positive aspects which must be taken into consideration. The location is great, close to everything, yet not in a noisy area. Further the staff is excellent! They will strive to meet your needs. I have stayed at this Hotel several times during the last couple of... More 

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Narvik, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

Arrived together with 12 other people. Great service. Food is comperable with what you get on mutch more expencive hotells. Rooms are modern and clean. Big conference-facilities with all you need of aud/vid eqipment. Free coffee and free still/carbonated water for guests. Free wifi.

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Singapore, Singapore
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35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

The room in the hotel is quite a good size. It is also in a very convenient location where there are shops around and along the shopping street. The only thing is the waiting for the lift could take quite a while. Upon check in, I was told the room was facing inside, which I didn't like. I requested to... More 

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Maria K, General Manager at Scandic Grand Tromso, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing us! We are happy to hear that you liked out hotel, and hope you will come back at your next Tromsø stay! Kind regards Maria Kristiansen, Hotel Manager More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Rica Grand Hotel enjoys a central location right on Tromso’s main street, closest to the best shopping, the most tasty restaurants, the most overpopulated cafes and the wettest waterholes. The Rica Grand Hotel is your best starting point for visiting Tromso and its colourful inhabitants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Scandic Grand Tromso

Address: Storgaten 44 | Postboks 8, Tromso 9008, Norway (Formerly Rica Grand Hotel Tromso)
Location: Norway > Northern Norway > Troms > Tromso
Price Range: $80 - $163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Scandic Grand Tromso 3*
Number of rooms: 133
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