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“A fantastic weekend in Tromsø”
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Thon Hotel Tromso
Ranked #8 of 18 Hotels in Tromso
Reviewed 11 February 2014

The hotel looked very new, it was stylish,clean and modern. Same goes for the hotelroom,with a comfy bed,and a nice bathroom. The standard double room was spacious enough for 2 persons. The only negative thing was that the room was quite warm,and we couldnt open the window at night,beacuse the room was facing the mainstreet,and there was a lot of noise/traffic.

The employees in the reception was very friendly and helpfull,we got to check out 30 minutes later,because we wanted to watch the olympics:)

The breakfast was one of the best I have ever had,with a wide selection of pastries,bread,eggs,fruit,cereal,juice,coffee,hot chocolate etc. You could even make waffles,and they were sooo good!!

The hotel had a great location,with just a couple of minutes walk to the city centre.

I would deff stay here again!

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  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled with friends
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AidSchei, General Manager at Thon Hotel Tromso, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2014

Thank you for you feedback and high rating! We appreciate you have taken the time to let us know how your stay at Thon Hotel Tromsø was, and it is great to hear you had a nice time. Welcome back next time you are in Tromsø.

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Reviewed 5 February 2014

Stayed here for 4 nights which comes with my local northern lights package (in Jan 2014). It's in a good location within just 3 mins back to the shopping mall and almost everything else. My room faces the back rather than street thus it was very quiet for me. The room was rather stuffy for me given that the heater was hold and can't change much of the temperature. However, I was able to open the window to cool the room down a bit.

Breakfast at the hotel is wonderful and with lots of varieties. Room is quite decent and bed is comfortable. Staff in general is very helpful and cheerful except for the guy working at night shift who is a little on the rude side and not very friendly. Free wi-fi in the hotel and Nespresso at lobby.

In Norway, there is no problem communicating in English as almost everyone speaks perfect English (I was actually very surprised). Recommend to stay here if you happen to be in Tromso.

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  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled solo
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AidSchei, General Manager at Thon Hotel Tromso, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2014

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed so many aspects of your stay with us. Your comments have been shared with everyone here and we hope you will find time to return to us in the near future.

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Reviewed 26 January 2014

6 of us stayed at this hotel for 4 nights. We had booked three double rooms but at the last minute changed this to 2 triple rooms. To my surprise we all ended up in one room as we arrived late our first night and the hotel was fully booked! I initially thought that I had misheard the receptionist but apparently not. We ended up in what seemed like a family room with two twin bed, two sofa beds and a camp bed. It worked out fine for one night as we all get on really well but one bathroom between 6 meant a slow morning for showers etc. The staff genuinely seemed sorry for the mix-up and had it all sorted out the next morning. The rooms themselves were pretty big and clean although our room just never seemed warm enough.

Plenty of choice for breakfast and dinner at the restaurant was good too. If you are looking for a fairly cheap and filling lunch you could take advantage of the pizza buffet. It was about £11 for as much salad and pizza as you wanted.

Reception staff were very helpful and pointed out the best places to see the Northern lights.

Apart from the first night mix up we had a good stay and I would still go back to this hotel.

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled with friends
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AidSchei, General Manager at Thon Hotel Tromso, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2014

Thank You for Your feedback.
We are pleased to hear that You enjoyed so many aspects of Your stay, and hope
You will return to us in the future.

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Reviewed 21 January 2014

You can forget about getting any sleep if you get a room facing the street, and you can hear everyone who is talking in the halls or opening/closing doors to their own rooms. I ended up moving one of the mattresses to the bathroom, since it was impossible to change rooms. The hotel was fully booked due to a conference in Tromsø.

It does not matter if the facilities are good if you cannot get a decent night sleep.

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled on business
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AidSchei, General Manager at Thon Hotel Tromso, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2014

Thank you for taking time to comment on your stay with us.
We are sorry to hear that we were unable to meet your expectations.

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Reviewed 17 January 2014

I was in Tromsø for the film festival and booked the hotel for 2 nights just a week before and still got special price. It was very easy to go to film festival venues and sometimes I walked to my hotel inbetween films, which is very nice. Loved the variety of breakfast and had nice stay in my room.

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled solo
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AidSchei, General Manager at Thon Hotel Tromso, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2014

Thank you for taking time to comment on your stay with us.
We hope you will consider coming back to Tromsø and Thon Hotel Tromsø in the future.

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Reviewed 8 January 2014

This was a surprise as we booked this place in Tromso for 3 nights. The rooms were big and comfortable. The breakfast spread was very impressive at the Egon Restaurant.
Very good value for money. The tea/coffee machine at the lobby is ideal.

Room Tip: took a room for 3 adults
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  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled with family
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AidSchei, General Manager at Thon Hotel Tromso, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2014

Thank You for Your positive feedback.
We are pleased to hear that You enjoyed so many aspects of Your stay, and hope
You will return to us in the future.

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Reviewed 20 December 2013

Stayed with my daughter and grand-daughter in Feb 2012, very disappointed, my bed was a metal folding bed with a very thin mattress, by the 3rd night I could have cried with lack of sleep, not good at 68 year old. When we arrived after nearly 20 hours travel and 3 flights, we were told if you want a white coffee you need to put your outdoor clothes back on and go across the road for milk. Breakfast, that was an eye opener, the tables were covered with dirty crockery, and if you didn't get down early, nothing left, first day decaf coffee was on, after that it was promised everyday, but it never did arrive. Would never go back.

  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled with family
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AidSchei, General Manager at Thon Hotel Tromso, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2014

Thank you for taking time to comment on your stay with us.
We are not satisfied with your experienced with us. This is extremely important to us and we offer you our apologies.

I can assure that this is not representative of the general guest experience at Thon Tromsø.

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Additional Information about Thon Hotel Tromso

Address: Groennegata 50, Tromso 9008, Norway
Region: Norway > Northern Norway > Troms > Tromso
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 18 Hotels in Tromso
Price Range: £89 - £185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Thon Hotel Tromso 3*
Number of rooms: 152
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