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Karlstad, Sweden
Reviewed 5 September 2015

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Eskilstuna, Sweden
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Staff is nice but the cleaning staff uses the same lift as the guests and the stairs are only to be used in case of emergency. I stayed in this hotel for approximately three weeks and the long waiting for the lift became a nuisance. If you leave the windows open you will hear loud noises from shrieking seagulls! On...

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Anki T, Reservationmanager at Scandic Karlstad City, responded to this review

Thank you for writing about your stay at our hotel, although you were not all satisfied. It helps us in our struggle to always get better. Please come see us again so that we can show you we can do better.

Helsingborg, Sweden
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Our room was in 5 th floor, quiet ,facing the inner court . The furniture was scratched ,stained, looking old ,the sink was clogged ,the window openned just a little ,the wardrobe only had 4 hangers . The room was clean .The hotel is near the center ,many restaurants are in just 5 walking minutes . We parked on the...

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Norway
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

We were happy with our one night's stay in Karlstad at this hotel. Perfect location right in the middle of the city center. We had a room facing the street, but that was not a problem with sound proof windows. The room was big enough with two sitting chairs and a comfortable bed. The cleaning was perfect, and the staff...

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Anki T, Reservationmanager at Scandic Karlstad City, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your thoughts about our hotel. Come see us soon again

Drunen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 10 July 2015

This hotel is close to the city center and pedestrian only shopping area. Parking worked well. The hotel is at the end of the main street and located fairly quiet but well accessible. We had a nice room and everything was OK. The hotel was quite full so that the breakfast was crowded. For certain groups (Japanese, Korean visitors) they...

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Anki T, Reservationmanager at Scandic Karlstad City, responded to this review

Hope to see you again!

Santa Monica, California
Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

This quaint boutique hotel is nestled in the center of town near the town square and their university. It's in easy walking distance to all their main shopping cafes and restaurants. The rooms are small clean and efficient for just sleeping in. You get a nice gym wifi and TV and the staff is very friendly and helpful.

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Anki T, Reservationmanager at Scandic Karlstad City, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for shring your thoughts regarding our hotel. Happy to hear you enjoyed it and our staff. Hope to see you again! Have a lovely summer

Lahti, Finland
Reviewed 5 April 2015

Good breakfast, okay size room compared (one can actually have a bigger luggage inside the room). Location is of course very good, all city restaurants are close. Basic Scandic, no surprises. Breakfast area can be quite full between 07-08.

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Hi, Thanks for sharing your thoughts about our hotel. Hope to see you again!

Ulsteinvik, More og Romsdal, Norway
Reviewed 20 March 2015 via mobile

Nothing bad, but nothing special either. Scandic as you expect it, staff polite and helpful. Rooms a little dated when compared to more modern hotels at similar level. Would benefit from some room refreshing.

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Anki T, Bokningschef at Scandic Karlstad City, responded to this review
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Hej Craig, Tack för dina synpunkter! Välkommen tillbaka om du har vägarna förbi Karlstad igen.

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 4 March 2015

Check in was quick with very friendly staff. Although they forgott to give me a parking ticket. Problem solved with many excuses so no big deal. First impression: nice, clean, looks more expensive. Staff friendly and helpful explaining everything you need to know in a very short and effective time. Garage a bit expensive, 175 sek per 24 h. Old...

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Hi, Thanks for writing about your stay at our hotel. We appreciate it and our guests thoughts helps us get better. Happy to hear you enjoyed your stay so much. Hope to see you soon again!

Stockholm County, Sweden
Reviewed 3 January 2015

Was with great honor that we spend 2 nice nights in this cousy hotel in the center of the town ,staff was very helpfull,relax zone really clean and the restaurant with a really tasting and simple menu !! a place to put in the calendar

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Dear Marinho31, Happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for taking the time to write it down. We hope to see you soon again!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Scandic Karlstad City
Scandic Karlstad City
Cuisines: Bar, European, Pub, Swedish
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Scandic Karlstad City

Address: 4 Drottninggatan, Karlstad 652 24, Sweden (Formerly Rica Hotel)
Region: Sweden > Varmland County > Karlstad
Price Range: $163 - $295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Scandic Karlstad City 3.5*
Number of rooms: 106
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Hotel Style:
#5 Business Hotel in Karlstad
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“5th floor was quite room view average”
 of 5 bubbles 54dougm, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“One on a lower floor in case you have to take the stairs”
  • Sink area of bathroom for single room
  • Shower in bathroom
  • View of room from near entry door, showing windows, desk area, side table and extra chair.
  • Interior of single room showing bed and entry door, with small closet to left.
 of 5 bubbles 14rond, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Choose 3rd or 4th floor if you really must stay in this bad place.”
 of 5 bubbles 671peterr, 29 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Not a lot of difference in the rooms”
  • Excellent Shower
  • Basic Rooms
 of 5 bubbles TJA950, 10 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Select a room away from the main road for more peace & quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Panditashok7, 26 Aug 2014 | Read review
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