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Clarion Collection Hotel Bilan

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Lulea, Sweden
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia 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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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia 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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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia 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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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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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

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

Huddinge, Sweden
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...

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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

Grimstad, Norway
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...

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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

Lucerne, Switzerland
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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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

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  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Clarion Collection Hotel Bilan

Address: 3 Karlbergsgatan, Karlstad 652 24, Sweden
Region: Sweden > Varmland County > Karlstad
Price Range: ₹ 7,233 - ₹ 12,285 (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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Karlstad Clarion
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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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