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Broxburn, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2014 via mobile

I had the pleasure of staying in the Rica hotel for one evening whilst travelling with work.I was greeted by a friendly helpful member of staff who arranged for my early (0315) wake up call and also for a breakfast pack for my early departure. The whole checking in process was faultless. I was disappointed however when no wake up... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2013

Only open in the tourist season, this hotel sadly represents a common aspects of the Norwegian travel industry: Zero quality and and outrageous prices. I stayed here for one night and really only needed a good nights sleep and a chance to clean up. This hotel was unable to provide neither. My worn out and small room was like a... More 

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Trondheim, Norway
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65 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2013

This summer's car trip to the North also brought us to Kirkenes, a mining and industrial town close to the Russian border. I have been there on business several times earlier, and have always stayed at this hotel, which was actually the first decent hotel in Kirkenes after WWII, established 1964, and have always found it satisfactory, not least thanks... More 

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Concord, Australia
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58 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2012

The Hotel Rica is situated on the hill above the town, about a 10 minute walk from the town center. We stayed overnight prior to boarding the southbound Hurtigruten Cruise. The local bus from the airport and to the Hurtigruten cruise stops at the hotel. This was the original tourist hotel in Kirkenes built in 1956 with a view over... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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84 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2011

My husband and I stayed here for just one night. We chose this hotel simply because of the free parking as the other Rica hotel in town had its car park full. The hotel facade is tired looking, in fact it looked more like an old hospital block than a hotel! Anyhow the room was adequate but terribly warm. Breakfast... More 

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Hønefoss Norway
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59 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2010

Location OK, but little uphill from city center. Were given rooms in adjacent buliding, which meant we had to go out and enter thru another door. Small parking lot. Rooms Ok, but not more. Toilet paper not refilled during 3 nts stay (no real need either) Towels not changed. Reception staff accomodating. Lobby area OK. Breakfast OK, but all our... More 

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66 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2010

We were put up in this hotel by Hurtigruten. Even though we only stayed one night, we used their lobby and internet for 48 hours. They seem to be a pick-up point for many activities--for airport buses, for snowhotel, for various tours. We stayed one night there, checked out, used their lobby for 3 hours waiting for snowhotel bus, left... More 

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Stavanger, Norway
1 review
Reviewed 10 November 2009

A 10-15 minute walk to the centre of town. Rooms are cozy, and the winning factor for the hotel is the great restaurant, probably the bets food served in the whole town. King crab and monkfish are great ! Must try.

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Perth, Australia
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94 reviews
79 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2009

Smarting from the hammering the Australian dollar had taken, I booked an economy room at this hotel the night before taking a trip on the Hurtigruten coastal ferry. The hotel is in an elevated position a pleasant 10 minutes' walk from the centre of town. It is located close to the Grenseland museum and has a nice outlook. My room... More 

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Kiel, Germany
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9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2007

We booked here for my birthday for 4 nights as it was somewhere I’d really wanted to go. The bus from the airport drops you off right outside (Just make sure the driver knows WHICH Rica hotel it is!! (There are 2). For one night we’d arranged an overnight trip to Murmansk during the trip, and when we asked the... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rica Hotel Kirkenes is a full service hotel located on the entrance to Kirkenes only 900 m from the city centre and Rica’s second hotel Rica Arctic Hotel. Open from 1.6-1.10. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rica Hotel Kirkenes

Address: Pasvikveien 63, 9900, Norway
Region: Norway > Northern Norway > Finnmark > Sor-Varanger Municipality
Price Range: $167 - $184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Rica Hotel Kirkenes 3*
Number of rooms: 67
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