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Singer Island, Florida
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is in the middle of town. All bedrooms have twin beds. Beds are comfortable and rooms big enough for two suitcases. There are 6 restaurants in town and all nearby. Breakfast us included. Water pressure in shower is excellent. Free with fi.

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Durban, South Africa
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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hotel, located in center of town of Kirkenes. clean rooms and one of the best breakfast ever. Has sauna with steam bath, heated indoor swimming pool, as well as a gym staff is friendly and helpful

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Steffen M, Manager at Scandic Kirkenes, responded to this review

Hello Ton W, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback after your stay with Scandic Kirkenes. I am very happy you enjoyed your bstay with us so. We wore tiredlessly to ensure that our guests have the best possible start to their day by making our breakfast a focus area. I am glad you appreciated it...

Bangkok
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were surprised to see a dozen of candy wraps on the floor in the corner of the room. There were no towels so we asked the housekeeper and she came in and basically throw it on the shelf. Neatness doesn't exist. The 2nd day they came in and replace the towels without making up bed and the candy wraps...

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New Port Richey, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff were polite and very helpful. The room was clean and had decent amount of space. Only issue was that there were two single beds (each on wheels) that were pushed together. That was a little weird. Breakfast was decent with a good spread. The hotel restaurant was expensive. The lounge area was nice and comfortable to sit in.

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Steffen M, Manager at Scandic Kirkenes, responded to this review

Hello rachins2016, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback after your stay with us. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and found our staff helpful. Unfortunately, we only have Twin rooms in our hotel. I am glad you enjoyed our breakfast, we work hard to ensure that our guests get the best possible start to...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Overall a nice hotel with a nice pool and sauna. Other rooms I saw is "elder friendly" which is a plus for some but not too glamorous for others. Breakfast buffet was decent but other than guided tours like crab safari etc, the town is small and can be boring for many.

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Steffen M, Manager at Scandic Kirkenes, responded to this review

Hello WWW-BYR, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback after your stay with us. I am glad you enjoyed your stay. With regards to our rooms, we do still have some older rooms, but we are hoping for refurbishment soon. Kirkenes can be small during the winter if you do not take advantage of the many...

Singapore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good breakfast spread. Impressed gluten free bread and biscuit offered. Good customer service. Friendly staff. Fast response from receptionist who is also helpful in providing information. Room is clean. Convenient , has a supermarket just across the road. Within 15 minutes drive to King Crab Alaska safari.

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Hello Alica A, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback after your stay with us here at Scandic Kirkenes. I am happy that you had a good stay with us. We work hard to ensure that our breakfast caters to all guests. It pleases me that you had a great experience with our service minded staff....

Reviewed December 9, 2016

Staff's attitude is terrible!!! The hotel lobby is a public area and can be used by customers staying at the hotel. We brought some snack to the lobby but the old lady from reception told us that we can't have food there. When we took our food and were on the way to our rooms, she thought we were gonna...

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Jevgeni M, General Manager at Scandic Kirkenes, responded to this review

Thank you so much for letting us know about your experience regarding your stay. I was very concerned to read your review and hope you will accept my apologies for the service provided to you by the receptionist, please be assured that this has been noted and nesessary actions will be taken. I hope that you might consider returning to...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Hi guys, overall hotel is clean and staff is friendly. Hotel size and facilities are ok given the small town size. Came here for a night stay by the hurtigurten cruise from tromsø. It's all snowy here in the town for this period of the year in December. Hope to see the northern lights tonight!

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Hello Wicki79, Thank you for taking the time to give us your comments after having stayed with us here at Scandic Kirkenes. I am happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and had such good comments to give. I hope you were able to see the northern lights and that your trip home went well. Kind regards, SteffenM Hotel...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel is centrally located, close to the Snow Hotel and the Varanger museum. Take a trip on snowmobiles, ATVs or dog sleds along the Russian border. Flexible meeting and conference facilities. Why not finish off with a session at our spa, which offers a swimming pool and a sauna? Scandic Kirkenes offers a whole host of possibilities for anyone who wants to explore the region. The hotel has flexible meeting facilities, with 10 rooms and capacity for up to 450 guests. Set aside some time to visit our spa with swimming pool and sauna. If you are arriving by car, we have many outdoor parking spaces. Free WiFi for all hotel guests. With its ideal location and access to authentic Norwegian nature, Scandic Kirkenes is perfect for anyone looking for a fantastic experience, whether you are on holiday or at your next conference. Try out king-crab fishing or a snowmobile safari when you visit us. We can also recommend a husky dog tour for experiencing the majestic nature of Kirkenes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Scandic Kirkenes

Address: Kongensgate 1-3, Kirkenes 9915, Norway (Formerly Rica Arctic Hotel)
Location: Norway > Northern Norway > Finnmark > Sor-Varanger Municipality > Kirkenes
Price Range: $115 - $222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Scandic Kirkenes 3.5*
Number of rooms: 92
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“Facing the park or above floor 3 (floor 4 or 5).”
 of 5 bubbles DianH904, Jul 30, 2016 | Read review
“Backside away from the street is very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Haugavegen, Jul 13, 2016 | Read review
“Highest floor facing the markt square for great view.”
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 of 5 bubbles cees3105, Apr 1, 2016 | Read review
“Third floor facing the park”
 of 5 bubbles JanandAnne, Mar 19, 2016 | Read review
“From airport take a taxi (cost for 4 same as bus) and be in hotel starting dinner by the time the bus arrives with the rest of the guests...”
 of 5 bubbles FvH2014, Aug 29, 2015 | Read review
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