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Scandic Grand Tromso

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Travellers' Choice 2019 Winner
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The Rica Grand Hotel enjoys a central location right on Tromso’s main street, closest to the best shopping, the most tasty restaurants, the most overpopulated cafes and the wettest waterholes. The Rica Grand Hotel is your best starting point for visiting Tromso and its colourful inhabitants.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Centrally Located


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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
79Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
33Attractionswithin 0.5 km
63Room tips
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This is a lovely hotel with large warm rooms. Friendly staff and a good selection of breakfast food. Free tea and coffee in the lobby and good WiFi. The only downside is the renovation work, which starts early. Not so good for when you want an afternoon rest before the night
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Good location, easy to find and in the thick of shopping and sight seeing in the town center. Room was large and front desk staff very knowledgeable and friendly. Breakfast was good with lots of choices. They have a baggage storage area-very handy. Unfortunately, we did not read
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Firstly the pro’s The hotel is centrally located and the beds are comfortable. The breakfast has some thoughtful touches. Breakfast was really good overall. Cons The renovation works including drilling and banging frequently started around 7am!. This is really unacceptable for
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The hotel is in a good location in town, the airport bus stops right outside. Some of the tours picked us up from the hotel and others were only a short walk to the meeting point. The breakfast was good, good selection of delicious food however it was very busy at peak times -
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Even the manager didn’t know how bad this building was going to be for paying guests and is offering guests other hotels to stay at! The place is a complete building site with drills and banging from 7am with all views blocked by scaffolding! Don’t not stay here.
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Scandic Grand Troms Standard Queen Bed
Good Evening, There has been some negative feedback due to the renovations, understandably so, but compared to the amount of guests we have stay with us the renovations are for the most part not an issue and most of our guests are satisfied with their stay. We expect to finish next summer, but no specific date has been set yet. If you wish to book or have questions on availability, please contact us directly :) -Elizabeth, Front Desk
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Hello, The airport bus does not run 24h, but the schedule it set to fit all flights. Best Regards, Elizabeth Scandic Grand Tromsø
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We have free coffee and tea in the reception area. If you book a superior extra room or junior suite, you will get free coffe and tea facilities in the room.
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Definitely use the Flybussen (airport bus). It is very efficient, runs regularly and stops at various places around the City, including outside the Scandic Grand. The cost is NOK 90, whereas a taxi is around NOK 200.
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I know it's cheaper by bus. However, it depends on how many of you. For 2 of us, we took a taxi from the hotel to the airport and reached there within 10mins. I think it was about 100-120 Nok which was really reason considering we had two luggage too.
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"Ask for an inside room (if they have them) while construction is going on."
"The rooms looking out onto Storgata are above the bar."
"ask how close to the building work the room is"
"Be sure to ask for a refurbished room"
"Difficult recommending rooms since the outside of the hotel was under restoration."
US$ 112 - US$ 302 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Rica Grand Hotel Tromso
NorwayNorthern NorwayTromso
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