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Scandic Grimstad

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Kirkegaten 3, Grimstad 4878, Norway (Formerly Rica Hotel Grimstad)
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect hotel for our one night stay. We stayed here just to break a long journey up. It was ideal for our needs. Staff were friendly, rooms spacious & clean. Excellent buffet breakfast. Right in the heart of the seaside town of Grimsatd, everything is just a few minutes walk away!

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited scandic as a 1 day trip to Grimstad. It's a very small near/by the ocean place. The city center is not very big at all... but if the weather permits it, you can definitely have a nice time here! Loads of historical monuments and museums. We did have bad weather, so "praise the lord" for our choosing of... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Admittedly, the hotel had a strike when we arrived. First room offered was dark and very plain. We were then offered a nicer room on the ground floor. Food in restaurant adequate and the lady manager running the place on her own was doing a great job. Grimstad itself..... Not good... Would definitely recommend avoid... Go to Lillesand close by...... More 

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Stavanger, Norway
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16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

This is a lovely old hotel in the centre of the beautiful city of Grimstad. The staff was very helpful. breakfast excellent, nice and quiet room. The hotel had everything I wanted, free wifi, TV, refridgerator, writing desk, sitting group.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

One of the best hotels in Grimstad. I was there for one week and the service was amazing. Get into the the top floor open area and have a bird eye view of the Grimstad city and port. Worth to go there at night as well.

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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Visiting my daughter stayed at the scandic . The staff were very helpful and nice to talk to, rooms were very clean and comfortable, the place itself is very small but beautiful views. Have to say it's the most expensive place I have ever been .

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1 Thank Jeanette N
Cecilie H, Front Office Manager at Scandic Grimstad, responded to this review

Hi Jeanette N. Thank you for a great review. I glad you had a great trip to Grimstad and visited our hotel. Welcome back at any time. Best regards More 

Oslo, Norway
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

This is a nice and friendly hotel, with a convenient location for business trips to Grimstad. The hotel has an interesting design and is well integrated in the town. That means that many of the rooms have nice views of the town. The breakfast was tasty and offered a good choice. On the downside, the Internet connection in the room... More 

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Cecilie H, Front Office Manager at Scandic Grimstad, responded to this review

Hi Magnusna. Thank you for your great review. We are always struggeling to do our best. Hope to see you soon. Best regards More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

I stayed at the hotel in Sept. 2015. had a comfortable stay as usual. Being close to town center makes it convenient. I have stayed here at various times over past 15 years. I must say that they havent lost the personal touch over the years.

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Cecilie H, Front Office Manager at Scandic Grimstad, responded to this review

Hi shipmaster1995. Thanks for a great review. It is always nice to see our guest come back to us again. Hope to see you soon! Best regards Cecilie More 

Lund, Sweden
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98 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We stayed at this Scandic hotel for one night. At first it was difficult to find somewhere to park the car. We tried outside the church, based on tips from previous reviews, but when checking in we found out that the hotel’s private parking garage in the basement of the building next door was actually cheaper for one night (120... More 

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Cecilie H, Front Office Manager at Scandic Grimstad, responded to this review

Hi Zenita. Thank you for taking the time to make a review of the hotel. We are pleased to see that you had a great stay. Unfortunately some of our rooms have a view into the rock wall, the positive thing about these rooms are that they are quiet and cold during the summer. That you were given this rooms... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Conference Facilities
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated next to the market in Grimstad our cosy hotel is the perfect place to stay when visiting this charming town. We have everything you need to make your stay enjoyable. Get a good nights sleep in one of our comfortable rooms, eat a hearty breakfast, borrow a bike and go for a ride. Come back and enjoy a nice dinner in our popular restaurant Kjeller'n in the evening. Our hotel also offer you various meeting rooms in different sizes as well as our own garage and free WiFi in all rooms and public areas. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Scandic Grimstad

Address: Kirkegaten 3, Grimstad 4878, Norway (Formerly Rica Hotel Grimstad)
Location: Norway > Southern Norway > Aust-Agder > Grimstad
Price Range: $142 - $211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Scandic Grimstad 3.5*
Number of rooms: 98
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