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Scandic Hotel Opalen

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Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Perfect location for central Gothenburg sport events/cinema or museums and Liseberg. Good standard hotel with stunning views of the city from the Standard rooms on the higher floors. Big breakfast with wide range. Could do with better organization though, gets very busy at weekends. Good spa section with jaccuzzi but not dimensioned for the size of the hotel. A tip...

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Opalen S, Receptionist at Scandic Hotel Opalen, responded to this review

Hello 394hannas, Thank you for your review. I agree that our location is perfect - close to pretty much everything in the city. Thank you also for your feedback regarding the organization in the breakfast and indeed, thejacuzzi is a great way to start the day! Welcome back to us! /Alva

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed at the hotel for one night with my family. At check-in I probably met the most unfriendly receptionist I've ever had met: not a smile or a "welcome". The room was OK but to hot - even when we tried to adjust the airconditioning. We arrived for breakfast about 30 minutts before closure, and the buffet was partly empty....

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Opalen S, Front Office Manager at Scandic Hotel Opalen, responded to this review

Dear TeoandTea, Thank you for choosing Scandic Opalen for your stay in Gothenburg and for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are truly sorry to hear that we didn’t meet your expectations and that you didn’t get the level of service that we try to achieve everyday and for this please accept our apologies. We are now...

Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Nice hotel very close to Liseberg and Universeum. Easy to get to by public transport. Newly renovated family rooms, with all we needed. The staff was very freindly and helpfull during our stay. The hotel is under renovation, witch means noice in the room. It stoppede late in the afternoon and startet early at 7 am! The breakfast was a...

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Opalen S, Front Office Manager at Scandic Hotel Opalen, responded to this review

Dear Annemette M, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are glad to hear that you liked our new rooms and that you liked our location, We hope you will come and visit us again. Welcome back! Best regards, Andreas

Varna, Bulgaria
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Very good location. Typical Scandic quality. A renovation is ongoing and can cause inconvenience. The price from the airport is around 420 SEK. The hotel is perfect for business and site seeing trips. The Internet speed is good.

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Opalen S, Manager at Scandic Hotel Opalen, responded to this review

Thank you so much for you comments! Please come back, Best, Johan Taaning

Kisa, Sweden
Reviewed 7 April 2017

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Opalen S, Receptionist at Scandic Hotel Opalen, responded to this review

Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

I have stayed here a couple of times when working. Perfectly located within walking distance from almost everything in Gothenburg. From here you can easily walk to Avenyn and also Liseberg and Svenska Mässan etc.. the rooms are pretty much standard for the pricerange with one exception.. the view that you get from rooms located further up! It's really nice!!...

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Opalen S, Front Office Manager at Scandic Hotel Opalen, responded to this review

Hi Daniel K, Thank you so much for such wonderful feedback! We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us at Scandic Opalen and I must agree, we do have a perfect location! We are looking forward to see you soon again! Best regards, Andreas

Espoo
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This hotel was good for us, because we visit at Scandinavium hall and it was only 5 min.walk from/to there. We got a room at 10th floor and the view was nice to the "center" above the roofs. Beds was good, bathroom was ok and in room price you get free wifi. The stuff spoke good english and was very...

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Opalen S, Front Office Manager at Scandic Hotel Opalen, responded to this review

Dear harrisirpa, Thank you so very much for the kind words and high rating! I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and the view from your rooms over Gothenburg’s roof tops. I must agree that our location as you say, is perfect when visiting Gothenburg. We always guarantee our best rates when you book...

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Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

This hotel is a nice hotel rather close to everything in the central Gothenburg. The rooms (at least the panorama) is very quiet and below the windows you have the traffic floating slowly and also a magnificent view over large part of Gothenburg. The reception is rather fast but could probably be better but you don't expect more from a...

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Opalen S, Front Office Manager at Scandic Hotel Opalen, responded to this review

Dear Johan H, Thank you so very much for your kind words. We are really glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and the beautiful view from our rooms. We hope to see you again soon. Best regards, Andreas

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

This is an average hotel with OK rooms. On the plus side it's clean, and close to the Svenska Mässan. Otherwise there's not much to recommend. The rooms are plain. The furniture flimsy. The gym is - well - functional, and breakfast is an unremarkable buffet. But this does the trick for a quick business visit..and if you're a fan...

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Opalen S, Front Office Manager at Scandic Hotel Opalen, responded to this review

Dear Crispin2013, Thank you for taking time to review your stay with us! I’m glad you liked our location and the cleanliness of our rooms. We hope to see you again. Best regards, Andreas

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Nice and clean economy class room. It was winter so the air condition was not on and it got a little warm during the night as we rented a three bed room. This economy room was equipped with the basic hotel equipment. Hairdryer, iron, water cooker including the and coffee and standard soap and shampoo in the bathroom. The service...

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Opalen S, Receptionist at Scandic Hotel Opalen, responded to this review

Hello peterfQ6173LE ! Thank you for your kind words. It makes us really happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. And I couldn't agree more, the breakfast buffet is outstanding! Welcome back to us! Regards, Alva

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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The Scandic Opalen hotel is located in central Gothenburgh within easy reach of shopping, restaurants and culture. The hotel is a perfect base for exploring the city's many attractions like the Poseidon statue, all the exihibtions held at Svenska Mässan, Universeum and the Museum of World Culture. Gothenburg's famous amusement park - Liseberg - is only a short walk away. ... more   less 

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Address: Engelbrektsgatan 73, Gothenburg 402 23, Sweden
Region: Sweden > West Coast > Vastra Gotaland County > Gothenburg
Price Range: $144 - $370 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Scandic Hotel Opalen 4*
Number of rooms: 353
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Also Known As:
Scandic Hotel Gothenburg
Hotel Style:
#6 Green Hotel in Gothenburg
#26 Luxury Hotel in Gothenburg
#28 Business Hotel in Gothenburg
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