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Clarion Collection Hotel Bilan

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 171*
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We choose this hotel because it was a former prison transformed into a hotel. It was our first hotel sleepover with our 4 month old son and everything was just perfect. The room was spacious and clean, one comfy double bed, clean bathroom. The only thing that could be better was the carpet which was stained and felt dirty. They...

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Reviewed 9 March 2017

Nicely located: Small and private. It feels like home. Beautiful rooms. Service overall was good: 24h/7. Supper experience could be better but Fika time and breakfast were always anticipated with yummy delicacies. I could go back anytime!!

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AnnaSundenhammar, Hotelldirektör at Clarion Collection Hotel Bilan, responded to this review

Dear Richard, Thank you for taking the time write about your stay, we appreciate that! Welcome back, Best regards, Anna Sundenhammar General Manager

Huddinge, Sweden
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Hotel Bilan is an old prison whicah has been transformed into a nice hotel. Our room was quite small, but cosy. However the bed was quite narrow for two people (160 cm or even 140?). This was a disappointment for us, because we have stayed there before and never experienced such a narrow bed.

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AnnaSundenhammar, Hotelldirektör at Clarion Collection Hotel Bilan, responded to this review

Dear Erik, Thank you for your feedback and your high score, we appreciate that! Our beds have different kind of sizes depending of room type; Moderate double room 140 cm Standard/Superior room 160 or 180 cm (most of the rooms have 160 cm) It is good to know and please give us a call next time to ensure you get...

Lulea, Sweden
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Ask your chef to taste the meals before serving them. Especially soup. All I want to do after all, just to finish a bucket of pure water... its just tooooo much. Please, make some improvement and I'll come next time. Best of luck.

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AnnaSundenhammar, Hotelldirektör at Clarion Collection Hotel Bilan, responded to this review

Dear mrtastyss, Thank you for your feedback, I will forwarded it! It is nice to see that you accept from above feedback seems to enjoyed your stay, thank you for taking the time to rate us. Welcome back and we hope you enjoy the soup next time, Best regards, Anna Sundenhammar General Manager

Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Interesting hotel with many stories. If you want something different from regular hotels this is it. There is prison museum part in the basement you can visit. The room was clean and modern. Front desk stuff was friendly and helpful. Good breakfast!

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AnnaSundenhammar, Hotelldirektör at Clarion Collection Hotel Bilan, responded to this review

Dear Mar_Joh1, We are so glad to hear to you enjoyes your stay at our hotel and appreciated our history as a former prison. We wish you a warm welcome back! Best regards, Anna Sundenhammar General Manager

Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Quite standard for a Swedish hotel, with nothing sticking out in either way. Comfortable and decent breakfast, but nothing exceptional. Free coffe or tea and fruit at all hours. The building was previously a jail and some character of this is kept which gives some atmosphere.

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AnnaSundenhammar, Hotelldirektör at Clarion Collection Hotel Bilan, responded to this review

Dear Rickard, Thank you for taking the time to write about your stay, we appreciate that! A warm welcome back, Best regards, Anna Sundenhammar General Manager

Reviewed 10 January 2017

Clean room with a nice treat for our dog. Staff in reception a bit unfocused, neglecting to say hello. Brekfast area is cramped but the beakfast is nice and plentyful. No free parking. Centrally located.

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AnnaSundenhammar, Hotelldirektör at Clarion Collection Hotel Bilan, responded to this review

Hej Appelhuset, Thank you for taking the time and give us positive feedback from your staying! Regarding no free parking we can gladly inform you that we offer two alternative; one free of charge outside the hotel area on the common parking lot with a ticket from us. Or inside the hotel "walls", cost 95 Sek per night. Welcome back!...

Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Had a single room in the 4th floor. Room was nice and comfortable. Very silent. Sleep quality was very good. Breakfast was not as expected. Orange juice tasted terrible and the bread rolls tasted like they were baked several days back. Something was wrong with the caviar at the buffet. Service was impeccable. If breakfast is improved it will be...

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AnnaSundenhammar, Hotelldirektör at Clarion Collection Hotel Bilan, responded to this review

Dear Hobiewan, Thank you for your feedback from your stay, we are glad to hear that you enjoyed most part of your stay and thank you for your suggestions to improve the breakfast to make our product even better. Welcome back, Best regards, Anna Sundenhammar General Manager

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Nice and silent interesting hotel, good food included in the room price both evening meal and brekfast. Museum in the basement also a small gym and sauna. Parking inside the "prison wall" ore free outside 3 minutes walk to the middle of centrum I have stayed here a lot of times and will continue with it

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AnnaSundenhammar, Hotelldirektör at Clarion Collection Hotel Bilan, responded to this review

Dear 161larse, Nice to hear about your great stay and that you enjoy our hotel. Thank you for taking the time to write about it! Welcome back again, Best regards, Anna Sundenhammar General Manager

Karlskoga, Örebro Län, Sweden
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Near the city center with numerous bars and restaurants. Friendly staff, good breakfast and delightful with a cup of coffee or tea in the afternoon.We did not eat our dinner at the hotel so I have no opinion about that. Than's for a completely wonderful visit ..

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AnnaSundenhammar, Hotelldirektör at Clarion Collection Hotel Bilan, responded to this review

Dear Bo, Thank you for taking your time to write about your visit and giving us such a high score. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay! Welcome back, Best regards, Anna Sundenhammar General Manager

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Amenities

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Clarion Collection Hotel Bilan

Address: 3 Karlbergsgatan, Karlstad 652 24, Sweden
Region: Sweden > Varmland County > Karlstad
Price Range: ₹ 6,769 - ₹ 11,275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Clarion Collection Hotel Bilan 3.5*
Number of rooms: 73
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“best location, private”
J8846DVrichardr, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Avoid rooms towards the south/west in summer. It might get hot.”
larso746, 27 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Not necessary - all rooms seem to be good, after all you are staying in a jail . . .”
GUMOslo, 25 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Superior room is well worth the extra kr. Our room faced the railroad, we where not bothered at all by the passing trains.”
mranderz, 20 Jun 2015 | Read review
“If you need a room for a family, book the family room!”
35brentona, 10 Jun 2015 | Read review
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