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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quick stay for one night in this hotel. Pleasant staff and a good buffet dinner, since it was low season they did not have an ala carte menu in the restaurant. The breakfast buffet was of the known good standard of the Scandic hotels! The restaurant staff was helpful and very service minded, and again since it's low season at...

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

Hi Bengt H. Thanks for your review. We surely appriciate it. Hope to see you back! Br

Telemark County, Norway
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service, great room and quick check in/ out The only thing that was dragging down the experience, was the parking ability nearby, but logic, because it was a small area in the middel of the city, But they explained where we should park and gave us a solution, so no biggie

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

Hi josteinf209 Thank you for taking the time to write a review of us. The parking in the city could be a bit difficult, but please ask us in the reception, we know where to park! Have a nice day and welcome back at any time! BR

Hyderabad, India
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

I had visited this place in 2009. Place is small but comfortable. It also has nice views. The room was comfortable. They had special energetic breakfast but was mostly non veg. Place is in front of major store. And at walking distance to most stations.

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

Hi cashishth18. Thank you for your review of Scandic Grimstad. Welcome back at any time.

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Reviewed August 28, 2016

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

Bergen, Norway
Reviewed August 6, 2016

Very friendly staff, big family room with bubble bath tub(a favourite for the kids), very quiet, clean and an amazingly good breakfast with a lot of different breads, waffles, ham, cheese, jam, smoked salmon, smoked mackerel, herring, juices, granolas, fruit and veg, and a lot of condiments! Plus for mini shop at the check-in with very good caesar salad, with...

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

Hi hagueblue. Thank you for a great review. Our junior suites are perfect for families. Hope to see you back soon.

Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed July 25, 2016

We paid for a junior suite and ended up with a large meeting room with a tiny bedroom at the end of it. No bedside tables. A closet with a space 90 centimeters high to hang your clothes. Not possible to hang a dress or a coat. The bathroom was very cramped with a HUGE Jacuzzi tub. that would take...

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

Hi world-travel-experts. We are sorry that you are not satisfied with your stay. We can not reserve any parkingsplaces, because the garage is open and any guest at the hotel can drive in and park there. We in the reception are informed of the parking situation so just ask us. Hope to see you back!

Ystradgynlais, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

The town is lovely and the hotel is situated right in the centre which has it's good and bad points. As we were working whilst away we had a large 4x4 vehicle which we needed to park. The main parking for the hotel has a maximum height of 1.8 metres, so we had to ask where best to park. They...

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

Hi Birtsters. Thank you for taking the time to write a review of us. As you said we are in the middle of the city, so there will be noice in the summer. Next time please make sure you get quiet room in the back of the hotel. They are quiet and cold, but has no view. Hope to see...

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 6, 2016

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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Hi Chris M. Thank you for taking the time to write a review of us. Welcome back at any time.

Reviewed June 28, 2016 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...

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Hi Scott B. Thank you for your review. Hope to see you back!

Hastings, United Kingdom
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......

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Hi tusker4954. Thank you for your review. Welcome back at any time!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • 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: $143 - $184 (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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“family room”
 of 5 bubbles hagueblue, Aug 6, 2016 | Read review
“Don't choose the rooms facing the street with the entrance to the garage”
 of 5 bubbles maybritto2015, May 21, 2015 | Read review
“Rooms facing the sea offer a lovely view.”
 of 5 bubbles RobReid88, Apr 22, 2015 | Read review
“Splurge for the 6th floor penthouse! And if not, any guest may access the deck from exterior steps up until 11pm, so go up and check out the view!”
 of 5 bubbles Islandtime11, Jul 15, 2014 | Read review
“Superior room in the old part of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles JamesF922, Jul 6, 2014 | Read review
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