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London
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Reviewed 9 October 2014

Good location in central Oslo. Hotel seems a bit tired, however some work was being carried out during my stay. One of the lifts wasn't working which meant incredibly long waits - easier and quicker to take the stairs. Buffet breakfast was nice in the central atrium.

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ManagerOslo, Rooms Division Manager at Scandic Victoria, responded to this review

Thank you for review of Scandic Victoria. We appreciate that you took the time to review us. We hope to be wishing you welcome again soon. Regards Kristoffer More 

Antwerp, Belgium
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Reviewed 5 October 2014

Fast and efficient check in. Small, simple and clean rooms, perfect located. Good Breakfast. Nice staff. As there are refurbishing one elevator, it’s better to take the stairs to go down at the “peak hours” , much quicker.

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ManagerOslo, Rooms Division Manager at Scandic Victoria, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing our hotel and than you again for the very positive review. Very much appreciated - Come see us soon again. Regards Kristoffer More 

Washington DC
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19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 October 2014

A very functional hotel in an excellent location at the heart of Oslo. Clean and comfortable room. Good service and friendly staff. Satisfactory breakfast. Noise level is rather high if you are on the lower floors.

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ManagerOslo, Rooms DIvision Manage at Scandic Victoria, responded to this review

Thank yoiu for your positive review of Scandic Victoria. We appreciate the fact that you took the time to review us. Come se us soon again. Regards Kristoffer More 

Asker Municipality, Norway
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Reviewed 19 September 2014

Stayed one night as an conference/seminar participant. Received an upgraded room which was very nice. Bed, pillow and duvet was of high standards. The bathroom was nice and felt brand new unfortunately the shower had too litle pressure. The temperature in the room was 24-26 degrees at arrival and I struggled to lower it. Finally I had to open the... More 

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ManagerOslo, Rooms Division Manager at Scandic Victoria, responded to this review

Dear Trond - thank you for writing your review of Rica Victoria - we will try to be better. As always your reviews are an aid in our work. Best regards Kristoffer More 

Trondheim, Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2014

Typical business hotel in the center of Oslo, with friendly and helpful staff, but also nice for other guest. In walking distance of many of Oslo's sights, buses, trams, trains and shopping center. All rooms have recently been renovated, and most bathrooms, and I find the hotel to be quiet. Free wifi,and free bike rent. Parking is possible but a... More 

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ManagerOslo, Rooms Division Manager at Scandic Victoria, responded to this review

Dear Pia P - thank you for you praise and your constructive remarks. Welcome back to Rica Victoria for another great stay. Best regards Kristoffer More 

Sweden
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Reviewed 17 September 2014

We stayed here for three nights in September-14 and were very happy with the location. It's just a few steps to the Karl Johan and a couple of minutes walk to the harbour. Lifts went through renovations when we stayed, but it didn't affect us really. The room was not very big (two adults, two kids) but beds were comfortable... More 

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ManagerOslo, Rooms Division Manager at Scandic Victoria, responded to this review

Dear Cecilia B, thank you for your review and praise. As you say - our atrium rooms are very quiet - in spite of being in the middle of the city. But we also have rooms facing the street which are also very nice. Come see us soon again, best regards Kristoffer More 

England
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13 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 7 September 2014

Stayed 1 night towards end of August 2014. Location is good – handy for National Theatre subway station and also for walking to Karl Johans gate and Aker Brygge. Hard to say what it was but it felt as if the hotel was part way through a refurbishment programme. Hallways felt dark and slightly claustrophobic, lift area felt as if... More 

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ManagerOslo, Rooms Disvison Manager at Scandic Victoria, responded to this review

Dear Arriverderci, thank you for writing a review of our hotel. We have rooms facing the interior from which we get good feedback such as " nice and quiet". But we also have rooms with streetview. All our rooms have been refurbished within the last three years. I wish you welcome back the next time you are in Oslo. Regards... More 

London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 5 September 2014

Spent two nights at this hotel and would highly recommend it. Great staff always ready to lend a hand, and the location is perfect for exploring Oslo's city centre and harbour. Be warned, it's very close to the city hall, which houses a 49-bell carillon which plays every hour - from early in the morning until late at night. Other... More 

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ManagerOslo, Rooms Division Manager at Scandic Victoria, responded to this review

Dear Tina - thank you for taking time out to review our hotel - it is most appreciated. Thank you for staying with us and welcome back. Regards Kristoffer More 

Hermannsburg, Germany
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 2 September 2014

I have mixed feelings about this hotel. The staff was helpful and friendly and it has a great location. It's only minutes from the harbor and the main shopping street and around the corner from the City Hall and a Seven Eleven (for late night cravings). In my opinion though, the hotel has a strange atmosphere. It feels dated although... More 

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ManagerOslo, Rooms Division Manager at Scandic Victoria, responded to this review

Dear harman_wrogemann, thank you for your review. We are currently renovating one of our elevators - I am sorry for any inconveniance caused. All our rooms and corridors have been refurbished within the last three years, and yet some our our rooms face the interior, some with good reviews, we also have many rooms facing outwards with streetview. Again -... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2014

This hotel is perfect for anyone on vacation or business if you value central location and are most of the time on the move. Rooms are basic, clean and nice. Buffet breakfast offers plenty of choise. Hotel facilities are quite small but it did not bother since we spent very little time in hotel, practically only sleeping. Location is as... More 

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ManagerOslo, Hotellsjef at Scandic Victoria, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Scandic Victoria. We appreciate that you take the time to tell us about your experience. Wish to welcome you soon again. More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Scandic Victoria is a first-class business hotel in the heart of Oslo. Aker Brygge, the Parliament, Karl Johans gate are all within short walking distance. The hotel has 199 spacious, light and comfortable rooms, some of which are suites. The hotel has several meeting rooms and a large atrium ideal for mini-fairs and exhibitions, receptions, lunches and dinners. A large and varied buffet lunch is served daily in the atrium. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Scandic Victoria

Address: Rosenkrantz' gate 13, Oslo 0160, Norway (Formerly Rica Victoria Hotel)
Region: Norway > Eastern Norway > Oslo
Price Range: ₹ 7,675 - ₹ 15,358 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Scandic Victoria 3.5*
Number of rooms: 199
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Also Known As:
Rica Victoria Oslo
Oslo Rica Victoria Hotel
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#25 Business Hotel in Oslo
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