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“Modern and efficient.” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Thon Hotel Lofoten

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Thon Hotel Lofoten
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Svolvaer
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Recife, PE
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47 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Modern and efficient.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2012

We arrived late, tired, in the middle of a blizzard and couldn't find the entrance to the hotel as all was blanked with thick snow. Not a great start!
However the friendliness and efficiency of the reception staff, the neatness and warmth of the room and the strong hot shower restored us to the human race and got us ready for dinner.
The snow was still falling thick and fast so we 'had' to stay in the hotel and eat in the restaurant just off the main hall. That turned out to be an excellent, if involuntary and rather expensive, experience.
I think hotel and restaurant are, probably, the best one can get in the Lofoten Islands.

Room Tip: Ask for a harbour view.
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  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
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  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Asker, Akershus, Norway
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2012

My first time in this hotel, but I will absolutely come back, for sure! Nice and polite personell, top service all over! Breakfast and dinner were both outstanding, with a large number of local Lofoten food. The bed was first class and my view was to the harbor and the Hurtigruta quay. Exotic!

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Mo i Rana, Norway
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83 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2011

Stayed on this hotel between 01. dec. - 02. dec. 2011. Nice, clean hotel with good standard. Trendy style and above average serviceminded personell. Unfortunately, the dinner and wine did not take me to the peak :-( but the breakfast did :-)The absolutely best hotel in Lofoten, no doubt!

Room Tip: Rooms with ocean view is fantastic.
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  • Stayed December 2011, travelled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2011

Hotel is very fancy with excellent staff, great buffet, and good location. The room is very big but lacks a cupboard for clothes and a coffee machine/water heater. For those who prefer water for water hygiene; like most bathrooms in Norway, only toilet paper is there. There is no bath tube for the shower- only an inclined floor to stop the water from spreading. Good view. When we were in svolvær in september, there were not many tours; the place was mainly for conferences.

  • Stayed September 2011
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Trondheim
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2011

Great hotel right by the sea. The view from the room is by far the best view I've seen from a hotel room. Nice touch to put a pair of binoculars in every room.

The hotel breakfast was excellent, probably one of the best hotel breakfasts you can get in the whole of Norway.

Clean, comfortable and quiet rooms. Overall a great stay in Svolvær.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Thon Hotel Lofoten

Property: Thon Hotel Lofoten
Address: OJ Kaarbos gate | Torget, Svolvaer 8300, Norway
Region: Norway > Northern Norway > Nordland > Lofoten Islands > Vagan > Svolvaer
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Svolvaer
Price range (per night): ₹ 12,295 - ₹ 18,965
Hotel Class:3 star — Thon Hotel Lofoten 3*
Number of rooms: 161
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to Thon Hotel Lofoten - a new and top modern conference hotel in Svolvaer, the hearth of Lofoten! Thon Hotel Lofoten is located right on the sea front of the harbour in Svolvaer. Only a few metres away from Hurtigruta and within walking distance of the many attractions of Svolvaer, the main centre of Lofoten. Thon Hotel Lofoten will have 161 modern rooms and wireless internet access points throughout the hotell. Most of the rooms will have a spectacular view of the Lofoten sea. Eating and drinking: Restaurant Bojer is located on Kaien (The Quay) in Svolvaer. The restaurant serves food made from local foods, like Cod and Stockfishk from local fishermen, whale meat, local cheese and the Lofoten lamb. Outdoor service in the summer season. Conference at Thon Hotel Lofoten The conference department has a capacity of 750 persons in the largest hall and an additional 20 meeting rooms allow for maximum flexibility. Maximum total capacity will be 1 100 persons. We can arrange banquets and parties for up to 750 persons. Thon Hotel Lofoten - A perfect starting point for exciting experiences in beautiful nature! ... more   less 
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