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Clackamas County, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This rambling hotel is close to everything in medieval Visby- the museum, the defense wall, the marketplace. It has good wifi and free buffet breakfast with lots of good things to choose from. They can do laundry for you in their washer for a reasonable fee. The old buildings that have been turned into hotel rooms are charming, but may... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location of this hotel is perfect and is within walking distance of all the beauty of old town Visby. It's also a quiet location, even during the Swedish Political Week festivities. Visby is a charming, historical place and this hotel offers a good home base. The breakfast buffet is very large and there are tons of choices. Unfortunately, our... More 

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Hanna M, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and your valuble opinions! If you come again, I recommend you reserve a room with AC, especially when we are fully booked during the " politician week". I would also like to apologise on the staffs behalf! Feel free to contact me on shiftleader@strandhotel.se anytime. Welcome back! Sincerely, Hanna May Front desk manager More 

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111 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

I stayed at this hotel in Visby on my recent business trip to attend a conference there and it was most spectacular. The hotel is relatively centrally located very close to the ocean front and it has a gym, sauna, steam room and small pool on site which makes it a perfect place to stay whether in winter or summer.... More 

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Hanna M, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your kind words! We now have a lobby menue, serving hot food in the reception from 11 am to 10 pm. You must try it next time you come visit! kind regards, Hanna May Shiftleader More 

Mebane, North Carolina
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95 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

We arrived, via a ferry, with our car. We were concerned about parking, but were able to park in a hotel lot across the street. There is a charge of 180 kronor a day. The hotel is charming. We got a 4th floor corner room that had wonderful views of the city. The room was comfortable, except for the fact... More 

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Hanna M, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for staying with us! I hope you only paied 80kr per night for parking, since that is the actual price. I will make a note of your opinion regarding decor, bathroom doors and breakfast. Hopefully we will see you here again! Kind regards, Hanna May Shiftleader More 

Logan, Utah, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

I have stayed at the Best Western Strand Hotel on several occasions and will do so in the future. This is in relation to work I do at Uppsala University - Campus Gotland. While the university makes the reservations, in my opinion, this hotel is an excellent place to stay. The views are very good, walks to the historic city... More 

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Hanna M, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words! We hope you come visit us soon again. kind regards, Hanna May Shiftleader More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

Stayed 2 nights with my family during october. Good location, peaceful. Spacious room, interior ok but a but worn down. Suprisingly unclean bathroom was a minus. Breakfast great. Spa with saunas a nice extra feature even though the pool was so cold i only used the saunas. Friendly staff. Could stay again but there are lot of other nice hostels... More 

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Hanna M, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your opinions. I apologise for the unclean bathroom, that is of course not acceptable! Our cleaningstaff are very thourough, and we very rarely recive criticism regarding the cleaning. Hopefully you will give us another chans to do better! Welcome back and have a nice day, Kind regards, Hanna May Shiftleader More 

Bilbao
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58 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Location is great, inside the walls in the city, and with free parking. Staff is very friendly and services are ok, fast wifi and correct breakfast. The room was not big, but enough. It also has a small pool.

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Hanna M, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words! Welcome back! Kind regards, Hanna May Shiftleader More 

Breezy Point, Minnesota
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87 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

This is a nice hotel. A great place inside the walls of the city. It is very old, and has that kind of charm with all the little crooks and hallways to get you to your part of the lodge. Our room was pleasant on first entrance, and then we saw the 'dirty feet' imprint on the shower floor... what... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

An average hotel, the entrace is very nice but the rooms are what you'd find in any average hotel in any town in sweden. It is in a good location inside the town of Visby though. The hotel has a lot of nooks and corridors with sofas and generally nice social areas.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

The hotel itself is very nice. The lobby is newer with a large tree in the middle. We got a family room which is huge. It's the size of a small apartment. The decor looks old, like your grandparents furniture, but comfortable enough. The staff was great and the room was clean. Now the bad parts. The ventilation was not... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A first class hotel with a service minded staff and environmental certification. The hotel is located in the middle of the town, near the sea inside the city wall of the World Heritage Town of Visby. Beautiful medieval houses and alleys in Visby surround the hotel.Best Western Strand Hotel is the old Visby Brewery that became a hotel in 1982. From a family owned hotel with 13 rooms to one of the largest hotels in Visby today with 110 rooms and suites and member of the international hotel chain Best Western. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Strand Hotel

Address: Strandgatan 34, Visby, Gotland SE-62156, Sweden
Location: Sweden > Gotland > Visby
Price Range: $137 - $252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN Strand Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 110
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Also Known As:
Best Western Visby
Visby Best Western
BEST WESTERN Strand Hotel Visby, Sweden - Gotland
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#3 Luxury Hotel in Visby
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