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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not Scandic's flagship hotel in Bodø, but rooms are comfortable. Very comfortable bed. But we forewarned: The hotel is on a busy street in the city centre, and I was kept awake by the blaring noise from a nearby nightclub. Also, I impressed on the staff when checking in that my baggage had been lost en route to...

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Henry H, General Manager at Scandic Bodo, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Welcome back to us next time you visit Bodø. Bests regards Henry Hansen General Manager Scandic Bodø

Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I had a one night stay here in a single bed room. The room was fine and updated, tiles in the bathroom and wooden floor in the main room. My colleague got a similar room though outdated compared to mine. There was no coffee maker in the room. Overall the hotel looks a bit outdated. Breakfast was well above average,...

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Henry H, General Manager at Scandic Bodo, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Welcome back to us next time you visit Bodø. Best regards Henry Hansen General Manager Scandic Bodø

Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing place. It's not cheep but you know where the money went. The staff is friendly and the guest are too. Only negative is the parking situation. We got a ticket. Not the hotels fault but if you bring a car figure it out before it cost you $$$$. The bar on 17 has the best view of the northern...

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Henry H, General Manager at Scandic Bodo, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review. Welcome back to us next time you visit Bodø. Best regards Henry Hansen General Manager Scandic Bodø

Bangor, North Wales
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We stayed overnight on our way to the Lofoten Islands. The receptionist allowed us to keep our bikes in the store room overnight, and breakfast next morning was excellent, plenty of variety and we appreciated the vegetarian and vegan choices. Price was very reasonable, our only gripe was that the mattresses were cheap foam and rather too soft for us...

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Henry H, General Manager at Scandic Bodo, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Welcome back to us next time you visit Bodø. Best regards Henry Hansen General Manager Scandic Bodø

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Cheap, but if the breakfast means something the money saved are not enough. You may have one tiny strip of bacon per fried egg you eat. You don't like eggs? Tough. You allergic? Tough. If you are vegan and shall only sleep cheaply one night, not quite in city centre, this is the hotel for you.

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Takk for din tilbakemelding. Beklager samtidig at vi ikke levde opp til den standard du forventer. Med vennlig hilsen Henry...

Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Now we did not travelled to Norway with pleasure therefore it was imminant to be late for breakfast. Was late 15 min in previous Scandics but never felt so unvelcomed as in this one. Litterally while taken food from the front of my face I asked is it important to stick to 10am rule that much I was explained that...

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Hei! Takk for din tilbakemelding. Service og kvalitet på forkosten som dere opplevde er ikke den standard vi skal stå...

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Reviewed 9 August 2016

Very nice fjord view. Our shower door didn't close properly, so most of the bathroom floor gets wet. Room has a small fridge and all bookings include breakfast. Breakfast is similar to Thon hotel, but I find Thon's breakfast better. Seems most major cities in Norway has both Scandic and Thon hotel. Central location, easy to walk. Like most cities...

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Henry H, General Manager at Scandic Bodo, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Welcome back to us next time you visit Bodø. Best regards Henry Hansen General Manager Scandic Bodø

Narvik, Norway
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Given juniorsuite on first floor to accompdate self, hubby and 11-year old son in his own large sofa bed. Picture windows looking across bay and mountains opposite (westward)! Can watch boats, cruise ships, Hurtigrute...come and go. Breakfast buffet was BEST...had everything! Convenient 5-minute walk to train station and also in centre of town. Only neg I can even think of...

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Thank you for your nice review. Welcome back to us next time you visit Bodø. Best regards Henry Hansen General Manager Scandic Bodø

Eastern Finland, Finland
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We stayed for one night in our motorcycle trip to northern Norway. Everything was as it should be, no reason to complain from anything. Special thanks to very nice staff in reception, and we will be back :)

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Thank you for your nice review. Welcome back to us next time you visit Bodø. Best regards Henry Hansen General Manager Scandic Bodø

Bodo, Norway
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Flooding bathroom, after 1 minute of showering in a room for 4 persons, beds falling apart, bedlamps out of order, and so on... Staff helpful but not as one would expect. I will probably not choose Scandic Hotels in the future. Scandic Bodø does not meet the expectations of a hotel in this pricerange.

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Henry H, General Manager at Scandic Bodo, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am realy sorry for the lack of quality and service. It is not the way we normaly present the rom for our guests. Best regards Henry Hansen General Manager Scandic Bodø

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Free Breakfast
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Scandic Bodo has a unique location with the sea on one side and the city centre with shops and restaurants on the other. Start your day with breakfast in our hotel restaurant Bris. The restaurant can also offer lunch and dinner on request. For guests arriving by car there is a covered car park and if you're planning a meeting, conference or event, we can provide flexible facilities for up to 220 participants. Our conference lounge area is ideal for exhibitions, receptions, lunches and dinners. As a guest you'll have access to free WiFi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Scandic Bodo

Address: Sjoegata 23 | PO Box 608, Bodo 8006, Norway (Formerly Rica Hotel Bodo)
Region: Norway > Northern Norway > Nordland > Bodo
Price Range: £82 - £145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Scandic Bodo 3.5*
Number of rooms: 114
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Rica Hotel Bodø
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