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Stamford, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Helpful staff, and perfect location inside the city walls, and near the sea. And you can rent a parking space! The rooms are all different sizes and have different views, it is in an old series of buildings. So that is a bit luck of the draw there.

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Manama, Bahrain
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48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had our room been nicer I would have written a better review. Our room was not the best. It was on the ground floor, our windows opening right to the street. No air conditioning, so we couldn't get any cool air. We asked for a fan, but got a small desk type noisy fan. Small bathroom, shower box was leaking... More 

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Thank drjsaleh
Lena L, Chef at BEST WESTERN Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Drjsaleh, Thank you for your review. I'm really sorry for your discomfort and your disappointment. I apologize for the issues in the room. Please contact us next time your book, so we can help you with your request and give you a room higher up for your comfort. I hope you will consider to give us second chance and... More 

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Nybro, Sweden
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32 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Me, my girlfriend and our 8 month baby booked a 2 night stay here to have time to explore Visby. The check in scared us a bit, took 20 minutes before we could see any staff at all. But when we finally got to our room at wing 4** there was nothing to really complain about. The room was really... More 

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Thank RonnieLind
Lena L, Chef at BEST WESTERN Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Ronnie, Thank you for youre review. I'm truly sorry that you had to wait that long in the reception, I really sorry about that. I also appologize for the uncomfortable sofa. I'm happy to to read that you, despite the long wait and the sofa, liked the hotel and your room. Thank you for staying with us, welcome back... More 

Clackamas County, Oregon
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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

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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Lena L, Manager at BEST WESTERN Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Raelene Thank you for your review, i'm happy to hear that you enjoyd our breakfast. I hope that you will visit us again soon Kind regards Lena Lloyd Hotel Manager Strand Hotel More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

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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Thank Kate A
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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112 reviews
30 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
1 review
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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Thank Stina R
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 47 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 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • 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: 34 Strandgatan, Visby, Gotland 621 56, Sweden
Location: Sweden > Gotland > Visby
Price Range: $107 - $227 (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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