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Scandic Helsfyr

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Ideal for everything from small meetings to large conferences, only 5 minutes from the airport bus and underground. Perfect for productive business trips, just a short distance to Valle Hovin ice rink, Valhall Arena and the centre of Oslo.
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Property amenities
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast included
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Sauna
Wheelchair access
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Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Business
Mid-range
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Full view
50Car recommended
Grade: 50 out of 100
13Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
4Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
667Reviews
195Photos
11Q+A
32Room tips
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Scandic Helsfyr is a place to sleep while working in Oslo. It's somewhat outside city center, but easy to get to by subway and bus. The building is in need of maintenance/refurbishing and the quality of the rooms are varying. There is a "new" wing of the hotel which is slightly
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Good value for money. Excellent breakfast, clean rooms, OK gym with equipment for several activities. Restaurant serves good quality food at normal Norwegian prices. Service minded staff. Close to several Norwegian government agencies.
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Response from GM_Scandic, General Manager at Scandic Helsfyr
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for a great review!
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The hotel is fairly new and as such, very modern and with all modern facilities around. WiFi is slow, unfortunately, so using something requiring more bandwidth than Skype is not possible. The location is a bit “isolated” as there is more or less nothing around than offices, but
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Response from GM_Scandic, General Manager at Scandic Helsfyr
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for your review. We a launching a new menu now any day now, which will have more variation and options
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Demand for payment information via e-mail. Forced prepayment for a whole week. Condescending, poor reception. First room, worn out room. Got switch rooms but poor housekeeping all week through. Previous stays have been satisfactory.
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Response from GM_Scandic, General Manager at Scandic Helsfyr
Responded Dec 3, 2018
Hi and thank you for your feedback. Prepayment is an option and quite regular for the travel business, there is also a non-prepayment offer available for a slightly higher rate.
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Hotel is old and tired. Sheets feel old. Towels are rough and small. Rooms are dark and lacking any inspiration. Stuffy. No facilities in the room - no iron or ironing board, no water or mini-bar, no toiletries (just shampoo and gel dispensers on the wall). My room key didn't
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Response from GM_Scandic, General Manager at Scandic Helsfyr
Responded Dec 3, 2018
Hi and thank you for your feedback. We have some rooms that are of older date, which will be refurbished very soon which we are very happy about.
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What is the check in time?
The correct answer is 15:00 (3PM), but if we have availability befor that, it might be possible to get a room before that.
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Hi Betty; We do not have a business lounge in our hotel, that is a service very uncommon in Norway. We provide free internet-pc, wi-fi and we sell beverages, food and snacks in the lobby, bar and restaurant.
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Hi, yes indeed hotel has a gym and sauna but not indoor pool (at least I haven't seen one during my visits).
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Grat answer! Thank you. Here is a link: w ww .flybussen. no/en
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"quiet floor"
"Try to get a room in the new section"
"The best for Helsfyr area in Oslo"
"higher floor the better"
"Ask for room in new / renown part"
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PRICE RANGE
$94 - $192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Rica Helsfyr Hotel
LOCATION
NorwayEastern NorwayOsloGamle Oslo
NUMBER OF ROOMS
253
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