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Thon Hotel Polar

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Dining (23)
Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
At Thon Hotel Polar, you can enjoy convenient and comfortable accommodation and a complimentary breakfast buffet included in the room rate. The hotel is situated in downtown Tromsø, and all the sights of this city are just a stone’s throw away. The hotel is newly renovated and we can offer facilities such as a new gym and modern conference rooms. Welcome.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
81Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
33Attractionswithin 0.5 km
15Room tips
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Very nice staff- and good hotel- and they have a fantastic buffet breakfast- i always stay at Thon Polar Hotel when i am in Tromsø and this time i was also got a large room- so i was very happy with this stay
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Response from Linn A, Daglig leder at Thon Hotel Polar
Responded 2 days ago
Dear Asbjørn Thank you very much for choosing to stay with us when you visit Tromsø, it is much appreciated. Glad to hear you are happy with the breakfast buffet and was very happy with your stay. Welcome back and thank you again. Kind Regards, Linn Alexandersen, general manager
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Had a perfect stay in Tromsø, as always. Friendly straff and a very nice and spacious room. Breakfast buffet is very good. Close to parking and shops in the city centre. I look forward to my next stay in May.
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Response from Linn A, Daglig leder at Thon Hotel Polar
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear guest Thank you so much for staying here again and for giving us such great feedback. Glad to hear you had a perfect stay and found the locations good and staff friendly. We look forward to see you again in May, welcome back. Kind Regards, Linn Alexandersen, general manager
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Although the room is quite small but cleanliness is super. We enjoyed the fantastic variation of buffet breakfast. The location of the hotel is wonderful as you are really walking distance to all tourist spots. The receptionists were all friendly and attentive to our needs. On
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Response from Linn A, Daglig leder at Thon Hotel Polar
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Tristan Thank you very much for taking the time to give us your feedback after your stay, we appreciate it. It is wonderful to hear you liked our location and found the staff in the reception to be attentive. I will give your regards to Christian to make sure he knows you were happy with the service you received. Thank you again for the recommendation and we hope to see you soon again, welcome back. Kind Regards, Linn Alexandersen, general manager
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We stayed for 6 nights and felt the hotel is below average. After staying in radisson Oslo, my expectations of customer satisfaction went down after staying here. Initially we were booked to stay at the Thon but when we went to check in we were informed that our booking was
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Response from Linn A, General Manager at Thon Hotel Polar
Responded 6 Jan. 2019
Dear Sudipta Firstly thank you very much for giving us your feedback after your stay here, we appreciate you taking the time. Secondly I am very sorry to hear that your stay did not meet your expectations and we apologize for any inconvenience this caused you. We are sorry about the heater and the telephone in the room, this is not normal and we will look into it immediately. For the breakfast times we appreciate your feedback and we will definitely look into the times thanks to your comments. Glad to hear that despite this you were happy with the location, breakfast spread and housekeeping, thank you. Again thank you very much for your feedback and welcome back. Kind regards, Linn Alexandersen, General manager
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Rooms are small but clean. Location is convenient, very central, near to food places and a supermarket. The tiles on the toilet floor is heated, which is great for winter. Breakfast spread is good. We enjoyed our stay here.
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Response from AidSchei, General Manager at Thon Hotel Polar
Responded 30 Dec. 2018
Thank you for taking time to write a review of your stay with us at Thon Hotel Polar. I’m glad you have enjoyed your stay with us, and that our location has been so convenient for your visit to Tromsø. We hope to welcome you back soon. PS. We do have different room categories. Check our website Thon Hotels.
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Family room [ Pardon the mess :) ]
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View from room no 637 - artic light at sunset.
room no 637
Dear guest. We will be happy to help you. You can send an email to polar@olavthon.no or call +47 77 75 17 00 Or send us your contact information and we will get right back to you. Have a nice day. Kind regards, Linn Thon Hotel Polar
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Hi Do you have a swimming pool
I don't think they have
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Hello, sorry for my late replay. We have a kettle in all rooms, accept our budgetrooms.
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Dear Adele H. All our standard and upgraded rooms has kettle and hairdryer. We hope to see you soon:)
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hi Barbara, yes each room has one. I took one with me but the one in the room was better than mine!
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"ask for lower floor"
"Do not miss out the morning meal."
"2nd floor rooms on the North side are located above the Egon Restaurant and below the breakfast and fitness room. They are rather noisy."
"five on all the ratings, the finger pad was not working at that spot"
"I think all the rooms are nice"
USD 137 - USD 280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
thon hotel tromsø
NorwayNorthern NorwayTromso
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