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Scandic Holberg

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 March 2013

I stayed here for a couple of nights during the middle of the week. Not the largest room in the world nor the biggest bathroom but very comfortable, warm and quiet - the very thick door helps. I was offered a room at the front or the quieter back. In fact the only sounds you can hear from the front...

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Mehus, General Manager at Scandic Holberg, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your excellent review of Rica Holberg Hotel and I am extremely happy that you had a nice stay with us. A good night sleep and a good start of the day with our "Good Morning" breakfast buffet. I will forward your comments to my colleagues at the front desk, positive feedback is important for us...

Paris, France
Reviewed 23 January 2013

Clean, comfortable room. On the small side, but adequate and functional room with a comfortable bed. Almost half the price of the hotel where others in my group were staying and I think I had just as good a night's rest! The breakfast is kind of reminiscent of a school cafeteria - not very charming - but the food was...

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Mehus, General Manager at Scandic Holberg, responded to this review

Dear guest, Many thanks for your great review of our property Rica Holberg Hotel. Glad you enjoyed your stay with us. The restaurant team strives to serve a breakfast of superb quality. "Good Morning" is the name of Rica Hotels' exciting focus on breakfast. Our breakfast gives you energy for the rest of the day and includes freshly squeezed juice...

Reviewed 15 December 2012

...is difficult, but the Rica Holberg is a good start. A comfortable mid-range hotel a few minutes walk from the centre of Oslo (or the tram stops right outside) with incredibly helpful staff and a great breakfast included in the rate.

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Mehus, General Manager at Scandic Holberg, responded to this review

Dear guest, Many thanks for your review of our property Rica Holberg Hotel. Glad you enjoyed your stay with us. I will forward your comments to my colleagues as we all do appreciate feedback from our guests. For you next visit to Oslo I would recommend you to upgrade to a double or a superior double if you would like...

Trondheim, Norway
Reviewed 24 November 2012

Comfortable hotel, large room luckily without carpet. Small bathroom but warm and well working. Breakfast nice lika at all Rica hotels, but a lot of irritation from slow working elevator ( there is only one). Also the staff are using this to a large extend, you may wait for minutes for it. Stayed 3 days, my keycard stopped working twice,...

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Mehus, General Manager at Scandic Holberg, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your review of Rica Holberg Hotel. We do appreciate your comment which is important for us to achieve even better in the future. We are sorry that the elevator service was unstable during your visit. The problem was fixed just after your visit. We have also taken measures to make sure that staff does not...

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 8 November 2012

I have stayed her often whilst visiting Oslo over the last 5yrs or so, and never disappointed. My room was very roomy with lovely comfy bed (well two singels which i pushed together). OK there are the tram lines outside but you have to expect that living just outside the centre and i dont think at all intrusive, in any...

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Mehus, General Manager at Scandic Holberg, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for submitting your response to TripAdvisor regarding Rica Holberg Hotel. We do appreciate your nice review. Your comments certainly inspire us to do even better. We are glad to hear that you enjoy staying with us as a frequent guest. Thank you again for contributing! Your response is very valuable to us. Best regards Kristian Fredrik...

Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 8 November 2012

I got a really nice room at the top of the hotel below the roof. However, the hotel is located in a very noisy area, because of road and tram traffic. breakfast is quite good. reasonable price. clean.

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Mehus, General Manager at Scandic Holberg, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for submitting your response to TripAdvisor regarding Rica Holberg Hotel. Your review is important for us in our strive to achieve better customer service. It is correct that Rica Holberg Hotel is located in the city centre and the tram runs in the street outside the hotel. We are currently changing windows on the lower floors...

The Netherlands
Reviewed 8 October 2012

Very friendly staff, both at reception and bar. We could check in a bit early which is great to get rid of luggage before getting to the meeting I was attending. Room is basic but quite nice. Had an actual single room, opted for inner courtyard high up so it was nice and quiet. Bed was quite soft and comfy....

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Mehus, General Manager at Scandic Holberg, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you for submitting your response to TripAdvisor regarding Rica Holberg Hotel. Your nice review inspire us to achieve even better customer service in the future. As you describe the inner courtyard is nice and quiet, and we have just completed painting the courtyard. The free of charge Wi-Fi was upgraded a few months ago and works well...

Reviewed 10 September 2012

Business trip to Norway - this is a satisfactory hotel for a short stay; staff helpful. My room rather pokey and facing the internal courtyard; corrdior to it had a slightly work in progress feel. But a satisfactory place for one night - clean, efficient

1Thank Chris H
Reviewed 10 September 2012

This is the most noisy hotel i have ever stayed at. It's like a train station. There are trams right outside the windows every 2 min, until 1am, and then starts again at 5am. They are understaffed, and the staff are rude. The man in the reception forgot to activate my wifi access and I had to call three times....

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 September 2012

So, we arrived at noon and were a little disappointed that our room wasn't ready for check in, but we were early so we just left our luggage and took a long walk around town. We were back past 3pm and our room STILL wasn't ready. You'd think we'd get priority since we had already been sent away. We got...

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Mehus, General Manager at Scandic Holberg, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am truly sorry that this defines your experience at the hotel. This is absolutely not how we wish to be perceived and I understand your frustration. We will take action for this not to happen again and we should have provided you better service regarding possibilites to change to a larger room. I encourage you to please...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Scandic Holberg hotel is located in the centre of Oslo and is within walking distance of Karl Johans Gate and Aker Brygge as well as shops and museums. A hearty breakfast is served in our restaurant which also serves lunch and dinner on request. If you're planning a meeting, conference or event, we can provide flexible facilities for up to 70 participants. Parking is available close by for guests arriving by car. As a guest you have access to free WiFi in your room and public areas. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Scandic Holberg

Address: Holbergs Plass 1, Oslo 0166, Norway (Formerly Rica Holberg Hotel)
Region: Norway > Eastern Norway > Oslo
Price Range: $158 - $311 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Scandic Holberg 3.5*
Number of rooms: 133
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Also Known As:
Rica Holberg Oslo
Hotel Rica Holberg
Hotel Style:
#21 Romantic Hotel in Oslo
#27 Business Hotel in Oslo
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“Stay away from the tram side of the hotel.”
Reisende935, 4 May 2017 | Read review
“As high up as possible. Much noice from trams.”
Gottar, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“One could go for rooms which have a balcony. But all the rooms are good.”
dhirajwadhwani, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing inside or the courtyard are really quiet and tranquil.”
Fussyveggievisitor, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Only one elevator (not overly large or fast) so if accessibility was an issue I recommend a room on one of the lower floors.”
OmegaDude, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
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