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“Nice Clean & Well Run Hotel” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Thon Hotel Tromso

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Thon Hotel Tromso
Ranked #9 of 18 Hotels in Tromso
Manila, Philippines
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95 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Nice Clean & Well Run Hotel”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2013

My wife and I stayed here from September 25th to 30th 2013. We found this to be a nice hotel. Typical of most European hotels with small rooms, but the bathroom was very large compared to the main room. Breakfast is excellent with good variety of hot and cold meals. The idea of having a coffee machine in the lobby is a great one and we used this quite a lot. Overall I rank this a 4 star hotel and would not hesitate to stay there again also I would recommend it to others. The staff were very helpful and friendly. We were lucky to get a room on the 6th floor with a balcony and a reasonable view. The location is great and within walking distance of everything in Tromso.

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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank AUSSIEmike99
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AidSchei, General Manager at Thon Hotel Tromso, responded to this review, October 2, 2013
Dear guest, thank you for your positive review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed so many aspects of your stay with us. Your comments have been shared with everyone here and we hope you will find time to return to us in the near future.
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Gjovik, Norway
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76 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2013

Located just outside the cozy centre of Tromsø (2 minutes walk and you're in the middle of the city), the hotel is just another modern, comfortable hotel. You sleep well, breakfast is OK and it's where you need it. The only thing you see through the windows is the other Thon hotel across the street.

Though there is nothing romantic or special about it, it's cheap, central and clean. Pleasant staff and pleasant city/town. I'll probably staying here again if I'm going here for work, but for waking up to a panorama of the ocean you'll have to go somewhere else.

Room Tip: If you go during one of the festivals, try to get high up in the hotel.
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank KRN-NO
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AidSchei, General Manager at Thon Hotel Tromso, responded to this review, September 26, 2013
Thank you for taking time to comment on your stay with us. We hope you will consider coming back to Tromsø and Thon Hotel Tromsø in the future.
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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82 reviews
76 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2013

The lobby of the hotel might seem a bit small, as is the puclic area of the hotel,
but that's just about the only downside I can think of about this hotel.
-Rooms are modern and well equiped.
-Wifi worked perfectly there.
-Two quick elevators.
-Nice restaurant.
-Location right in the centre of Tromsø (OK that's not so hard...)
-Very friendly staff behind the desk and in the restaurant, fluent in English.
-Good breakfast.
A place I can wholeheartedly recommend.

Stayed June 2013, traveled on business
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2 Thank Bart v
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AidSchei, General Manager at Thon Hotel Tromso, responded to this review, July 5, 2013
Thank you for choosing Thon Hotel Tromsø during your recent visit to Tromsø.
We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that our staff, service and location met your expectations.

We hope to see you back again in the near future.
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Alexandria, VA
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16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2013

June during the Tromso Marathon will be the 4th time I have stayed at the Thon in Tromso for the race; the rooms are immaculate, the bed is most comfortable, the high-tech elevators are wonderful to use, the staff is ever-helpful and the buffet breakfast is outstanding. A very clean, well-designed and new hotel just two blocks from the start of the Midnight Sun Marathon; it is my top choice for staying in Tromso. I don't know why anyone would need a restaurant in the hotel; there is one directly across the street and several more in the heart of town, along with coffee shops, etc.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Belisarius777
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AidSchei, General Manager at Thon Hotel Tromso, responded to this review, June 5, 2013
Thank you for choosing Thon Hotel Tromsø during your visit to Tromsø and Midnight Sun Maraton.
We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that our staff, service and location met your expectations.

See you soon:)
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Chester, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
59 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2013

We stayed here as part of a Northern Lights trip organised by Discover the World. The hotel was easy to find (the airport transfer bus stopped close by) and the room was comfortable. Complimentary tea and coffee was available in the lobby and the hotel was close enough to local attractions to be able to pop back for a warm drink (it snowed while we were there). A highlight was the herring selection on the breakfast buffet - lots of different marinades, smoked and un-smoked. Definitely worth trying! We enjoyed our stay at the Thon Hotel and would stay here again if ever back in Tromso. NB There is another Thon Hotel on the opposite side of the road,

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Annie3974
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AidSchei, General Manager at Thon Hotel Tromso, responded to this review, May 29, 2013
Thank you for choosing Thon Hotel Tromsø during your recent visit to Tromsø.
We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and that our staff, service, breakfast and location met your expectations.

We hope to see you back again in the near future
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Trondheim, Norway
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28 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013

I travel a lot around Norway in my job, and when you do so, you definately apreciate the hotel being nice, clean and with a good location. Thon Hotel Tromsø has all does things, and it also has a very tasty breakfast with many healthy choices. I can recommend this hotel to everybody that is travelling to Tromsø, for business or pleasure. Single, couple, friends or families.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Helpful?
Thank Norwegian1973
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AidSchei, General Manager at Thon Hotel Tromso, responded to this review, May 13, 2013
Thank You for Your positive feedback.
We are pleased to hear that You enjoyed so many aspects of Your stay, and hope
You will return to us in the future.
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gail2803
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48 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2013

Situated on one of the main streets, though Tromso is small and easy to get round.
Modern and well finished hotel, though I expected the room to be a little larger as there wasn't much luggage space.
Complimentary coffee in reception and free wifi in your room.
The breakfast was very good - excellent choice, including waffles!
I was tempted initially to book a hotel by the harbour, but as it was snowing, visibility was poor so I wouldn't have benefitted from this and saved money by booking the Thon.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank gail2803
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AidSchei, General Manager at Thon Hotel Tromso, responded to this review, April 10, 2013
Thank you for choosing Thon Hotel Tromsø during your recent visit to Tromsø.
We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the breakfast.

We hope to see you back again in the near future!
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Property: Thon Hotel Tromso
Address: Groennegata 50, Tromso 9008, Norway
Location: Norway > Northern Norway > Troms > Tromso
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #9 of 18 Hotels in Tromso
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Thon Hotel Tromso 3*
Number of rooms: 152
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