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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

Stayed 2 nights with my family during october. Good location, peaceful. Spacious room, interior ok but a but worn down. Suprisingly unclean bathroom was a minus. Breakfast great. Spa with saunas a nice extra feature even though the pool was so cold i only used the saunas. Friendly staff. Could stay again but there are lot of other nice hostels... More 

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Hanna M, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your opinions. I apologise for the unclean bathroom, that is of course not acceptable! Our cleaningstaff are very thourough, and we very rarely recive criticism regarding the cleaning. Hopefully you will give us another chans to do better! Welcome back and have a nice day, Kind regards, Hanna May Shiftleader More 

Bilbao
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119 reviews
62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2015

Location is great, inside the walls in the city, and with free parking. Staff is very friendly and services are ok, fast wifi and correct breakfast. The room was not big, but enough. It also has a small pool.

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Hanna M, Front Office Manager at BEST WESTERN Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words! Welcome back! Kind regards, Hanna May Shiftleader More 

Breezy Point, Minnesota
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91 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2015

This is a nice hotel. A great place inside the walls of the city. It is very old, and has that kind of charm with all the little crooks and hallways to get you to your part of the lodge. Our room was pleasant on first entrance, and then we saw the 'dirty feet' imprint on the shower floor... what... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015

An average hotel, the entrace is very nice but the rooms are what you'd find in any average hotel in any town in sweden. It is in a good location inside the town of Visby though. The hotel has a lot of nooks and corridors with sofas and generally nice social areas.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

The hotel itself is very nice. The lobby is newer with a large tree in the middle. We got a family room which is huge. It's the size of a small apartment. The decor looks old, like your grandparents furniture, but comfortable enough. The staff was great and the room was clean. Now the bad parts. The ventilation was not... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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Reviewed 14 August 2015

That's a nice place to stay, close to every nice spot in the city, clean and with a great staff. However, it's worth mentioning that it is a pricey place. É um ótimo local, próximo aos principais locais da cidade, limpo e com um ótimo atendimento. Todavia, vale citar que é um hotel caro

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

What a dissapointment. Great income but thats it. Room are wery old ald not clean, no electricity in the bathroom, bad smell in the room. Only good thing was nice and high quality breakfast. Over 200e/night- newer again.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 June 2015

The hotel was nice and clean, breakfast was excellent. I was disappointed by the lack of minibar in our room, especially since the hotel knew we were travelling with a small child. They let us store some stuff in their fridge but from a revenue point of view it would have been smarter to have a minibar for parents stuck... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2015

Situated in an old brewery just inside the Medieval City Wall, The Strand offers value for money. All the expected amenities are in place but I want to highlight a couple of them: 1) adjacent to the cosy lobby is a charming library with work desks, 2) the two beds in room 443 are placed towards a corner of the... More 

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Encinitas, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2014

The hotel itself is very nice. Throughout the hotel they have nice areas to sit and socialize. We had a room in the extension part where the parking lot is. The room was very small and basic same with the bathroom. They probably have nicer rooms in the main hotel by the sounds of other reviews. The hotel is very... More 

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Andrea_Kahlstrom, Reception at BEST WESTERN Strand Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sofia Thank you for taking the time to get us your feedback. We hope to see you as a guest at the hotel again in the future, until then we wish you a nice day! More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A first class hotel with a service minded staff and environmental certification. The hotel is located in the middle of the town, near the sea inside the city wall of the World Heritage Town of Visby. Beautiful medieval houses and alleys in Visby surround the hotel.Best Western Strand Hotel is the old Visby Brewery that became a hotel in 1982. From a family owned hotel with 13 rooms to one of the largest hotels in Visby today with 110 rooms and suites and member of the international hotel chain Best Western. ... more   less 

Additional Information about BEST WESTERN Strand Hotel

Address: 34 Strandgatan, Visby, Gotland 621 56, Sweden
Region: Sweden > Gotland > Visby
Price Range: ₹ 6,430 - ₹ 9,920 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — BEST WESTERN Strand Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 110
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Also Known As:
Best Western Visby
Visby Best Western
BEST WESTERN Strand Hotel Visby, Gotland
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#3 Luxury Hotel in Visby
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“When booking, ask for a room with AC if you are coming in the summer. Also, ask for proper window shades.”
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“Get a room on the 4th floor so that you get great views of the city. A corner room is ideal for views and sun.”
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