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Drunen, The Netherlands
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150 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
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... More 

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

Hope to see you again! More 

Santa Monica, California
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94 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
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 More 

Lahti, Finland
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103 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2015 via mobile

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

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

Ulsteinvik, More og Romsdal, Norway
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17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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. More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
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... More 

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

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! More 

Stockholm County, Sweden
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23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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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Anki T, Reservationmanager at Scandic Karlstad City, responded to this review

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! More 

HOUSTON
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134 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2014

This was part of Cosmos tour. A good, comfortable, modern hotel with all amenities & facilities for the traveler. It offers free wi-fi, TV, comfortable beds, good bathrooms, good showers. Located very close to the main "walking street" for tourists full of restaurants, shops, churches, super markets and a variety of shops. Heating & air conditioning are provided in the... More 

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

Nice to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and in Karlstad. We hope you choose to stay at a Scandic Hotel if we have the pleasure of welcoming you to Sweden again. Happy New Year! More 

Ostrava, Czech Republic
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2014 via mobile

Very nice hotel in center of Karlstad.Equipment and gym with sauna and whirpool was great and free till 10 pm.There were a lot of different kind of food on breakfast.I will chose the hotel again if I stay here.

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

Thank you for your kind words. Come see us soon again! More 

Gillingham, United Kingdom
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265 reviews
71 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2014

The hotel is centrally located very close to the main shopping street and town centre. No good views from the rooms as the town centre location does not afford them. I am somewhat confused by this hotel as to whom they are trying target for it seems to me they fall short on all fronts. We were a large group... More 

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Thank TJA950
Anki T, Reservationmanager at Scandic Karlstad City, responded to this review

Thank you for your thoughts regarding our hotel. It is always helpful for us to hear about our guests experiences. It sounds like you we´re not informed that the restaurant was going to be closed on Sundays, sorry to hear that. In our 24hr shop we always offer something to eat or drink 7 days a week. I hope if... More 

Safety Beach, Australia
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39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Traveled to Karlstad for business and recommended to stay here. Very quiet room, very clean and well appointed. Would have liked tea/coffee in the room, a small fridge and microwave. Very good central location to explore Karlstad. Breakfast was excellent and not to be missed. Downstairs there was a small gym and spa. Spa area was very nice, good relaxing... More 

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

Dear Scott, Happy to hear you liked the hotel so much. Hope buisness was good. Come see us soon again! More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Scandic Karlstad City
Scandic Karlstad City
Cuisines: European, Bar, Pub, Swedish
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • 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: $141 - $244 (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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“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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