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Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda

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Stavanger, Norway
Reviewed February 27, 2017

We had a funfilled weekend. Overall, the hotel was more than expected. We had few wishes that we noted to them and they excellently did all of it! The staffs were very accommodating. Our rooms (7 rooms for 7 sets of families) were immaculately clean, spacious and the view was superb! One of the best hotel.

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Havard S, Daglig leder at Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda, responded to this review

Liki_Eys Thank you so much for the very friendly feedback. That means a lot to us. "One of the best hotels" is music in our ears. Welcome back! BR Håvard Solum General manager, Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda

Sortland, Norway
Reviewed February 26, 2017

Great modern rooms, i was on the six-th floor with a great view, only annoying thing is that the beds kept sliding from echother.... But it was great service ! Did not test out the food there, will do that some other time.

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Havard S, Daglig leder at Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda, responded to this review

olemartin666 Thank you for the very kind feedback here on Tripadvisor. We hope to see you again soon. BR Håvard Solum General manager, Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda

Gavle, Sweden
Reviewed February 19, 2017

My stay at Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda was a pleasant one, nice, clean rooms and the staff was really service minded and nice. An extra plus for their lunch buffé (booked within the Conference), a dream for any vegetarian and a great choice of desserts. /Lena

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lena_hernandez_modin Thank you for staying with us and for the great review! BR Håvard Solum General manager, Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda

Kristiansand, Norway
Reviewed February 19, 2017

the food is quite good , but when you want to enjoy a good meal , you want to sit down in a restaurantal eviornment , not a cafetreia. This was a very dissapointing visit. You get the feeling that you have to hurry up and finnish your meal and get out

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Havard S, Daglig leder at Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda, responded to this review

Hello Tor Steinar E Thanks for the feedback. I am happy the food was good. Our guests shall not need to hurry up when staying with us. BR Håvard Solum General manager, Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda

Turku, Finland
Reviewed February 18, 2017

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Gjerstad Municipality, Norway
Reviewed February 12, 2017

Excellent food, friendly and helpful staff, perfect facilities and surroundings and a great gym. The room was a sterile, but perfectly ok. I didn't try the swimmingpool and the spa, but the area looked fantastic. I would have hoped for free swimming for the hotel guests 😉

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Havard S, Daglig leder at Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda, responded to this review

Dear tonje_berger_ausland Thank you so much for the great review! I am really happy you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again soon. BR Håvard Solum General manager, Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed February 12, 2017

We stayed here one night, and attended the spa as well. The hotel is quite new, fresh and has a breathtaking location with the sandy beach in front. Good breakfast and friendly staff. The spa is non lesser than The Thiefs Spa at Tjuvholmen. A great stay!

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Dear Pål R Thank you for the kind feedback. We hope to see you again soon. Takk for tilbakemeldingen. BR Håvard Solum General manager, Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda

Shefford, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 8, 2017

I have stayed in this hotel on a number of occasions and always enjoy my stay there. the rooms are very "Scandinavian" and very comfortable and spotlessly clean, as i was there for work the internet is also good. the view, if you get the right room is lovely, looks straight down the sound and, other than breakfast, i have...

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Hello Timothy J Thank you so much for the very friendly comments here on TripAdvisor. That is highly appreciated! We hope to see you again very soon. Best regards Håvard Solum General manager, Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed February 6, 2017

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Oslo
Reviewed January 30, 2017

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to hotel Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda Our new hotel in Kristiansand, Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda, is the largest hotel in the city and also in Southern Norway. The hotel opened in June 2013.Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda is located on "Bystranda", Kristiansand's city beach. Only a couple of minutes by foot from the hotel you find the town's main street. From the hotel you have an idyllic view across the Norwegian skerries, from the hotel rooms as well as the restaurant. Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda has something to offer everyone. The hotel forms an integral part of Aquarama, which among its many features includes a water park, a training center and a spa. Our guests use the training facilities for free. Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda has 229 rooms, 814 beds as well as conference capacities for approx 300 people. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda

Address: Oestre Strandgate 74, Kristiansand 4608, Norway
Location: Norway > Southern Norway > Vest-Agder > Kristiansand
Price Range: $132 - $235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda 3.5*
Number of rooms: 229
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“Request for rooms with sea view.”
Liki_Eys, Feb 27, 2017 | Read review
“rooms towards the sea side”
TorSteinarE, Feb 19, 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a sea view”
TimothyJ162, Feb 8, 2017 | Read review
“Select floor 5 or 6 for best sea view”
, Dec 19, 2016 | Read review
“Make time and try the spa”
DrMishu, Sep 3, 2016 | Read review
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