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Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 26 July 2016

My husband and I stayed at Opalen for one night being "tourists" in our own city together with our two small children! :-) It was a very nice family getaway - our room was comfortable and very clean with comfortable beds. Breakfast was excellent and plentiful with both hot and cold options. We only stayed one night and did not...

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Hyvinkaa, Finland
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Hotel location is very good, it is easy to walk city centre for shopping & dining. Breakfast is okey and tasty. Hotel rooms are very small, there is no good place to open your luggage. Air condition is not working, so it´s very difficult to sleep in hot room and if you open a room window, cars etc disturb your...

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OpalenGuestRelations, Manager at Scandic Hotel Opalen, responded to this review

Hi Miketapio, thank you for taking your time to give us a review on Tripadvisor. I´m sad to hear that your latest stay was such a disappointment. I can however give you the great news that we are about to renovate our hotel during 2017 so I hope that you in the future want to come back to us again....

Danville, United States
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Friendly hotel with an excellent breakfast. Easy location in the center of the city with easy walking distance to attractions. Plenty of people that speak excellent english. Room I stayed in was not huge, but I was not coming to sit in my room so that was OK.

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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

This hotel would have been a wonderful place to stay ten years ago. It's central, right in the middle of Göteborg with walking distance to almost everything. Stunning views if you get a room on a higher floor. But, it's become a bit old and worn. Gurgling pipes, scratched sink, out of place modern shower curtains and worst of all...

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OpalenGuestRelations, Manager at Scandic Hotel Opalen, responded to this review

Hi Kajsa J, thank you for taking your time to give us a review on Tripadvisor. I´m sad to hear that your latest stay was such a disappointment. I can however give you the great news that we are about to renovate our hotel during 2017 so I hope that you in the future want to come back to us...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

The best part of the hotel IMO is the location and breakfast buffet. Third would be the adequate if small gym. The location is only an 8-minute walk from the first airport bus shuttle stop, the Flybussarna, into the city. Also it's a 10-20 minute walk to many tourist sites from the hotel, also making it an ideal location. The...

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Wales
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Our first room stank...really badly from the drain in the bathroom. We went down to tell reception and they immediately upgraded us to a ninth floor room which was bright and spacious and smelt fresh. We had a fab nights sleep. If you can afford a top floor room book it. Breakfast was ok. Tram 6 stops right outside.

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wales
Reviewed 13 July 2016

stayed here whilst attending a football match and a decent hotel, classes as 3 star and better than a lot of UK 3 star hotels. Not a big room but comfortable and a good night's sleep, food was fine and plentiful, very convenient to walk into town of catch a tram/bus not greatly expensive (by Swedish standards)

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Reviewed 11 July 2016

The staff is friendly and helpful. The room was quite big and clean, however, the hotel looks a bit "tired". Good breakfast with a lot of choices. Walking distance to the city centre. The hotel has it´s own parking outside the hotel and in a garage under the hotel at a fee (decent price).

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Reviewed 10 July 2016

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 1 July 2016

- The hotel is at a great location; it is at walking distance from the city centre (20 mins) but also well-connected by public transport. - The staff were all really helpful and friendly. My reservation, made through booking.com, had been cancelled without me knowing but the reception staff managed to rebook me immediately - and at no extra cost...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Scandic Opalen hotel is located in central Gothenburgh within easy reach of shopping, restaurants and culture. The hotel is a perfect base for exploring the city's many attractions like the Poseidon statue, all the exihibtions held at Svenska Mässan, Universeum and the Museum of World Culture. Gothenburg's famous amusement park - Liseberg - is only a short walk away. ... more   less 

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Address: Engelbrektsgatan 73, Gothenburg 402 23, Sweden
Region: Sweden > West Coast > Vastra Gotaland County > Gothenburg
Price Range: $120 - $259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Scandic Hotel Opalen 4*
Number of rooms: 353
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Also Known As:
Scandic Hotel Gothenburg
Hotel Style:
#4 Green Hotel in Gothenburg
#26 Luxury Hotel in Gothenburg
#28 Business Hotel in Gothenburg
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“Premium/VIP rooms are not much more expensive and get you a room on the top floor with bigger windows.”
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  • View from 13th floor room (north)
 of 5 bubbles dhmacher, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The higher up the better views you get”
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“Rooms on floors 9-13 are new and have panoramic views.”
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  • Panoramic view from room 1226
  • Gothenburg by night
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“Not near elevators”
 of 5 bubbles Miketapio, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I go for higher rooms for peace and quiet but no other advantages”
 of 5 bubbles madhatterWales, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
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