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Clarion Collection Hotel Bilan

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67 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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... More 

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Thank Hobiewan
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 More 

Oslo, Norway
1 review
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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Thank 161larse
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 More 

Karlskoga, Örebro Län, Sweden
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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Thank Bo S
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 More 

Huddinge, Sweden
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55 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This hotel is am old prisson.You kan see exebitions describing how it was to be a prisoner there.Original cells are showned. The hotel has everything you want for a nice stay. The staff is very serviceminded. You will have a nice breakfast and included in the price is even a very god dinnerbuffé. The hotel is situated in the city... More 

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

Dear Storberg, Thank you for a nice review from your stay and such a high score, we are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay! Welcome back, Best regards, Anna Sundenhammar More 

Grimstad, Norway
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87 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

The rooms aren't the most interesting, but that's about the only negative thing about the hotel. From the moment we walked in after a long drive we felt like home. The girl that greeted us had prepared some food from the evening buffet since we would arrive after it closed for the evening, that is great service! She followed up... More 

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

Dear Mikal_v, It is so nice to hear about your great experience from your stay at our hotel. I am aslo proud to hear that the staff was taking such good care of you. Thank you for giving us a high rating and wish you welcome back in the future! Best regards, Anna Sundenhammar General Manager More 

Lucerne, Switzerland
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117 reviews
61 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Perfect location with an interesting history. Clean, good service, free internet, free non alcoholic drinks, wsmall wellness room and to enter the Sauna you have to inform the reception 30min in advance. The small "Prison" museum in the basement is definitely something you like to see :-) Overall a good place to stay

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Thank Nufi2010
AnnaSundenhammar, Hotelldirektör at Clarion Collection Hotel Bilan, responded to this review

Dear Nufi2010, Thank you for taking time to write about your stay and thank you for rating us so high! We wish you a warm welcome back to us, Best regards, Anna Sundenhammar General Manager More 

Aylesbury
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16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

At last, an hotel with real character! This is a delightful stop over. An old prison given a very tasteful makeover. The museum in the basement is unusual, holds real interest and is very well presented. Breakfast is up to the usual Nordic Hotels standard and the included evening buffet is exceptionally good making a stay at this hotel extremely... More 

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

Dear Tony, Tank you for your kind words and we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel. We hope to see you again in the near future! Best regards, Anna Sundenhammar General Manager Clarion Collection Hotel Bilan More 

Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights in July. Chose the hotel because of using Clarion Collection hotels in the past and have found them good value. This particular one was very clean, centrally located with free parking at the hotel or at the nearby public car park. Meal times were on occasions very busy, with trouble finding a seat. There... More 

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

Dear Mike, We are glad to hear that you found your stay interesting even if the meals were sometimes busy. Thank you for giving us such a high score! Kindly regards, Anna Sundenhammar General Manager Clarion Collection Hotel Bilan More 

Gjovik, Norway
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Centrally located and with a cosy athmosphere we enjoyed our stay at this hotel. The breakfast buffet and evening buffet was ok, too. Small and narrow restaurant. No A/C in the room, only a fan, made it in our opinion a little too warm during the night. Good beds and nice rooms, though. We also liked the lounge group outside,... More 

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Thank 2014Female
AnnaSundenhammar, Hotelldirektör at Clarion Collection Hotel Bilan, responded to this review

Dear 2014Female, We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel. We wish you welcome back in the future! Best regards, Anna Sundenhammar General Manager Clarion Collection Hotel Bilan More 

Florida
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517 reviews
114 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 256 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We loved that they re purposed a prison as a hotel. Our room was a little inconveniently laid out, and it was quite a tight squeeze to get from the window side of the bed, past the television set, and to the rest of the room. There was plenty of room for an easy chair and a desk on the... More 

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Thank solomon5
AnnaSundenhammar, Hotelldirektör at Clarion Collection Hotel Bilan, responded to this review

Dear solomon5, Thank you for taking the time to write a summary from your stay. I am sorry that it was a missunderstanding so you had too wait for your room for an hour. But I am glad to hear that you were busy during that time :-) A warm welcome back if you have the possibility in the future.... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Clarion Collection Hotel Bilan

Address: 3 Karlbergsgatan, Karlstad 652 24, Sweden
Region: Sweden > Varmland County > Karlstad
Price Range: ₹ 6,411 - ₹ 11,319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Clarion Collection Hotel Bilan 3.5*
Number of rooms: 68
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Karlstad Clarion
Clarion Collection Karlstad
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“Avoid rooms towards the south/west in summer. It might get hot.”
 of 5 bubbles larso746, 27 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Not necessary - all rooms seem to be good, after all you are staying in a jail . . .”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles mranderz, 20 Jun 2015 | Read review
“If you need a room for a family, book the family room!”
 of 5 bubbles 35brentona, 10 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on ground floor are spacious and conveniently located.”
 of 5 bubbles Jolle123, 15 Jul 2014 | Read review
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