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Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
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30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely hotel with all necessary facilities. Pleasant rooms. Staff at the reception not very friendly or helpful. The restaurant is quite small, but the helpful staff, we managed. Hotel is very central, and right next to the new, fantastic Northern Light Cathedral

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301manager, Manager at Scandic Alta, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you very much for your review after staying with us. We apoligize for not beeing friendly enough. I will take this up with the reception so that they can to do better in the future. We at Scandic Alta hope to see you again another time. Best regards Scandic Alta Jørn T. Operation Manager More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Probably one of the best breakfasts I have ever had Really incredible food, rooms very good and BBC News.... could not ask for more, staff great and superb location next to the gym and swimming baths... top drawer!!!

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301manager, Manager at Scandic Alta, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you very much for your review. We are really glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We at Scandic Alta hope to see you again another time. Best regards Scandic Alta Jørn T. Operation Manager More 

DianHansson
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Dirty and worn rooms. Carpeting with lots of dust both in the hallways and in the rooms. Service not exactly guests first. Restaurant is underwhelming and overpriced. Just one elevator in the newer part of the hotel. Best thing is breakfast selection and ground floor bar.

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301manager, Manager at Scandic Alta, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you very much for your review after staying with us. We are sorry that your expectations wasn`t quite met. Glad you liked our breakfast and bar. We at Scandic Alta hope to see you again another time. Best regards Scandic Alta Jørn T. Operation Manager More 

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42 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed in room 460, a double room with a lively view towards the Northern light cathedral. Good breakfast, comfortable beds. No feather pillows available. Good water pressure in shower. The best part was the staff. From cleaning personell to the waiters in the restaurant: Nice and smiling, helping to make your stay comfortable. The swimming pool is right across the... More 

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301manager, Manager at Scandic Alta, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you very much for your review. We are really glad you liked staying her with us. We at Scandic Alta hope to see you again another time. Best regards Scandic Alta Jørn T. Operation Manager More 

Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
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33 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

The hotel rooms are modern and friendly, although a tad on the small side. Everything was spotless. The amenities in the bathroom were a bit of a disappointment for a four star hotel - the shower gel and soap came out of dispensers, and there were no other toiletries other than tissues We had a room facing the Northern Lights... More 

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301manager, Manager at Scandic Alta, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you very much for your review. We are really glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We at Scandic Alta hope to see you again another time. Best regards Scandic Alta Jørn T. Operation Manager More 

Terni, Italy
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

A great breakfast with very good products, kind and polite maids, clean and very beautiful rooms and a central position. There is also a very good bar and an excellent restaurant! Probably the best hotel in town.

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301manager, Manager at Scandic Alta, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you very much for your review. We appreciate that you had a nice stay with us. We at Scandic Alta hope to see you again another time. Best regards Scandic Alta Jørn T. Operation Manager More 

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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Super customer service!seen 3 different people in reception one blond girl was very professional and fast,the other girl was super sweet still very professional,and a boy shy and very professional!i think customer service is very important! The room i stayed was very nice and had a beautiful view on the 5th floor..breakfast was excellent full of anything you could wish... More 

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301manager, Manager at Scandic Alta, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you very much for your review after staying with us. We are really glad you had a nice stay with us. We at Scandic Alta hope to see you again another time. Best regards Scandic Alta Jørn T. Operation Manager More 

Delft, The Netherlands
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26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Scandic Alta is a very modern hotel with extremely friendly stuff with excellent service! This hotel is facing the Northern Light church and it is located in the heart of this small charming Alta city. Shopping mall is just opposite to this hotel. Tourist office and bus stop are also ~3 min walk. This hotel is calm despite of these... More 

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301manager, Manager at Scandic Alta, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you very much for your review after staying with us. We are really glad you had a nice stay with us. We at Scandic Alta hope to see you again another time. Best regards Scandic Alta Jørn T. Operation Manager More 

Göteborg
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383 reviews
71 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We stayed for one right in a standard room (renovated) in July 2016. Based on tripadvisor review, we ask the reception to confirm they allocated a renovated room. If you book directly through the hotel website, your odds seem to be better compared in you arrive in a bus tour. The room on the top floor was fresh, clean and... More 

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301manager, Manager at Scandic Alta, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you very much for your review after staying with us. We at Scandic Alta hope to see you again another time. Best regards Scandic Alta Jørn T. Operation Manager More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews
Reviewed 29 July 2016

I am writing the second time because my first review doesn't show up here. We stayed two nights at this hotel in June this year, and we forgot to pack two man's jackets in the closet when we left. We noticed their missing at the end of our trip. Kindly, Emil, the reception staff found them one week later. He... More 

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301manager, Manager at Scandic Alta, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you very much for your review after staying with us. We at Scandic Alta really appreciate that you enjoyed your stay. We at Scandic Alta hope to see you again another time. Best regards Scandic Alta Jørn T. Operation Manager More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our hotel is located in central Alta - the gateway to the Finnmark region - perfect for business and leisure. Start your day with a hearty breakfast in our Restaurant Alta - a combined cafe and a la carte restaurant. We offer excellent meeting and conference facilities that can host up to 650 participants. Parking is available in our garage or just outside the hotel for guest arriving by car. We also have a sauna available on request. As a guest you always have free WiFi in your room and in public areas. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Scandic Alta

Address: Loekkeveien 61, Alta 9510, Norway (Formerly Rica Hotel Alta)
Region: Norway > Northern Norway > Finnmark > Alta Municipality > Alta
Price Range: £90 - £132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Scandic Alta 3.5*
Number of rooms: 241
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“Higher floors offer a better view of the beautiful nature surrounding the hotel”
  • Northern Light Church
 of 5 bubbles SwizzAnja, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a renovated room.”
  • Standard room
  • Bathroom
 of 5 bubbles BillGWB, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a refurbished room”
 of 5 bubbles RolandUO, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Demand your room in the newer building if you wish to enjoy a modern hotel.”
  • Exceptionally worn out bathroom with difficulties with the shower.
 of 5 bubbles suomituristi2015, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the pub, it will be quieter”
 of 5 bubbles jdjd74, 18 May 2016 | Read review
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