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Scandic Parken
Ranked #2 of 12 Hotels in Alesund
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed March 21, 2012

Stayed here a few nights, ok breakfast buffet. Overpriced uninspired lunch buffet. Rooom was boring and not up to date with poor amenoties. Stay in this hotel if you dont bother looking for another hotel. Otherwise find somewere else to stay. Service wice the hotel has little to offer apart from an ironing room!.....

  • Stayed: March 2012, traveled on business
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2  Thank Lars010
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Sven Erik M, General Manager at Scandic Parken, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2012
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Kjære Lars,

Tusen takk for din tilbakemelding. Det var synd at oppholdet hos oss ikke var i tråd med forventningene. Jeg ville ha satt stor pris på om du kontaktet meg slik at vi kan få diskutert oppholdet og sett på en mulig kompensasjon for det som har gått galt under ditt opphold, da vi har mottatt meget positive tilbakemeldinger fra andre gjester som bodde i samme tidsrom.
Vennlig hilsen
Sven Erik (direktør).

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Reviewed March 10, 2012

I spent one night there and found the hotel pleasant even though decoration looks not so recent.

  • Stayed: October 2011, traveled on business
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1  Thank vincenlam
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Reviewed September 23, 2011

My stay at Rica Parken was quite by accident, but one of the most enjoyable ever! I happened to be on the Hurtigruten Nordlys cruise ship in the Alesund area that had an explosion and fire onboard and we were forced to abandon ship via lifeboats. We were only supposed to be in Alesund for 45 minutes; however ended up staying there for 5 days. The staff at Rica Parken went "above & beyond" to make our unexpected stay as comfortable as possible. From the desk staff, to housekeeping, to catering/restaurant staff and General Manager, we could not have asked to be treated better. The location is excellent, near the main shopping areas. If I ever go back to Alesund Norway, I will most definitely stay at this hotel again! Thank you Rica Parken for turning a tragic experience into one of the most positive!

  • Stayed: September 2011, traveled with family
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5  Thank Debbie2626
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Reviewed September 5, 2011

Talking about hotels, Rica and Radisson are the two main competitors in Norway. For me, the most important difference between them is the behaviour of their staffs. There are always friendly people in Rica and snooty in Radisson.
Rica Parken in Alesund is one of the clearest examples. The woman in Reception was very friendly during the check-in and check-out. The hotel is a correct four starts without any special detail, but that you always remember for its people.

  • Stayed: August 2011, traveled as a couple
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3  Thank mistralksk
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Reviewed July 31, 2011

Positive:
Clean rooms, with fridge/mini-bar, flat screen tv, very comfortable sheets&comforters.
Very good breakfast.
Check in and Check out is fast.

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Got a room with a bad view.
Twin beds instead of a queen/king.
No toothbrush and toothpaste.

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  • Stayed: March 2011, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank TheTravelingNursePH
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Reviewed July 18, 2011

Nice central location in the heart of Ålesund. Good sized clean rooms with great views over the city center and the harbor. The hotel reception staff are very helpful and friendly. The breakfast offers a large selection of hot and cold options. The bar is nice in the reception area of the hotel. The hotel gym is new and modern with good quality equipment. This is a good business hotel.

  • Stayed: May 2011, traveled on business
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2  Thank eblac
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Reviewed May 8, 2011

The hotel itself is nothing special, decent but not fancy, but the breakfast goes to my top ten. Assortment of warm & fresh breads, little "morning power drinks", local sausages. Overall great!

  • Stayed: May 2011
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2  Thank srantako
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Additional Information about Scandic Parken

Address: Storgata 16, Alesund 6002, Norway (Formerly Rica Parken Hotel)
Location: Norway > Western Norway > More og Romsdal > Alesund
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 12 Hotels in Alesund
Price Range: $116 - $182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Scandic Parken 4*
Number of rooms: 145
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