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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoy this chain of hotels - they really go the extra mile to make u feel welcome and appreciated.. my sons too love to stay here due to the access to the pool and the play station room !!! The breakfast is very good and they have a large buffet also for allergic people as well ...

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Havard S, Daglig leder at Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda, responded to this review

Stoere N Thank you for the very fine review. Very happy to read, and espessially the feedback on the breakfast. We hope we see you again very soon. BR Håvard Solum General manager, Scandic Kristiansnad Bystranda

Norway
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel still got a nice new feeling, the rooms, dining and reception area got a modern feel and look. Personally the rooms where a bit to "cold" in style, but no worries. Big thumbs up for the possibility to adjust the temps in the room. The view from our room was pretty nice and the surroundings around this hotel...

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Havard S, Daglig leder at Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda, responded to this review

Hello tknudse Thank you for the positive and very thorough review here on TripAdvisor. That is highly appreciated. Next time I hope you also have time to use the SPA and Gym which is free for our guests. I really hope to see you again very soon. Best regards Håvard Solum General manager, Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed a night at the Scandic Bystranda Kristiansand hotel. The hotel is beautifully located close to the sea. The hitel has a realky nice lobby area with restautant and bar and great seating space for the visitors. The hotel also have a deal with the next doir training, swimming and soa center. This hotel is definately recommended if staying in...

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Havard S, Daglig leder at Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda, responded to this review

Kenneth B Thank you for very nice comments and for taking time to review us here on TripAdvisor. I am happy you enjoyed your stay and grateful for your recommodation. BR Håvard Solum General manager, Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The building is modern and nice with a water park connected, with a Spa. Beautiful view from some rooms. It's a little bit claustrophobic for me don't be able to open the windows if I want. The Restaurant service have not been the best point of the Hotel , both in the breakfast and dinner have a lot to improve....

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Havard S, Daglig leder at Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda, responded to this review

Marcelo Y Thank you for the feedback. Espessially the nice comment about the staff. The windows can be open, but not fully. This due to safety. Welcome back to us. BR Håvard Solum General manager, Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda

Drammen, Norway
Reviewed 30 October 2016

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Stayed for three nights with my wife in adjoining rooms with my daughter, her husband and two young girls. Both of us had family rooms with pull down bunk beds - kids were so excited. Food was fantastic at dinner and breakfast. Bar was really nice with great bartender. Very friendly and helpful staff throughout. Wonderful walks along the promenade,...

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Havard S, Daglig leder at Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda, responded to this review

Dear Jimbuchanan53 Thank you very much for the fantastic review and feedback here at TripAdvisor. That was great reading and I will bring it on to my staff. Thank you again! Dear BR Håvard Solum General manager, Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda

Reviewed 8 September 2016

We visited the hotel last year to. This time I really missed the special attention my kids got the last time. My kids had looked forward look to returning to the hotel. They remembered so well the kind man who stood at the front desk, the children stairs at the front desk and the little gift with tattoos for children....

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Havard S, Daglig leder at Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda, responded to this review

Dear EllaBellaPetronella Thank you for the feedback and for visiting us again. I will take your feedback to my staff in the front desk. The reason that we have escalated down a bit is that the summer season is closing now. But, a welcome gift shall always be given to the kids upon arrival. And always the staff shall be...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Good hotel, beautifull situated on the waterfront with lots of facilities around ofwich the beach and swimmingpool. Good clean rooms and bathroom, the beds were to soft for my taste, but thats personal. I cannot put my finger on it, but it does miss something, a personal touch perhaps. Everything is just a bit to perfect, if that's possible.

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Havard S, Daglig leder at Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda, responded to this review

Hello R.F. Thank you for staying with us and the positive reviews. We hope we can welcome you back again. BR Håvard Solum General manager, Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda

Vaxjo, Sweden
Reviewed 3 September 2016

This time I new about the Hotel so the planning was better. Still a great hotel, Standard for Scandic, clean and fresh. Breakfast wit ha large variety. The room was great, room service forgot my towels but revived very fast new ones form reception. If you stay at Scandic you can go to the Spa and gym at Aquarama which...

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Havard S, Daglig leder at Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda, responded to this review

Hello DrMishu Thank you for the great comments after your stay with us! Also thank you for staying with us. Great to see that you enjoy yourself here and we look forward to see you again next time you are in Kristiansand. BR Håvard Solum General manager, Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to hotel Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda Our new hotel in Kristiansand, Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda, is the largest hotel in the city and also in Southern Norway. The hotel opened in June 2013.Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda is located on "Bystranda", Kristiansand's city beach. Only a couple of minutes by foot from the hotel you find the town's main street. From the hotel you have an idyllic view across the Norwegian skerries, from the hotel rooms as well as the restaurant. Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda has something to offer everyone. The hotel forms an integral part of Aquarama, which among its many features includes a water park, a training center and a spa. Our guests use the training facilities for free. Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda has 229 rooms, 814 beds as well as conference capacities for approx 300 people. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda

Address: Oestre Strandgate 74, Kristiansand 4608, Norway
Region: Norway > Southern Norway > Vest-Agder > Kristiansand
Price Range: $145 - $231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Scandic Kristiansand Bystranda 3.5*
Number of rooms: 229
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“Make time and try the spa”
 of 5 bubbles DrMishu, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room near the sea if you want to reach the Pokéstops outside, to collect Pokéballs from your room :-) And of course, for the view!”
 of 5 bubbles cybersiri, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view over the beach area and the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles johnnyk896, 22 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Get the room with the view over the sea”
 of 5 bubbles DrMishu, 26 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room high up with beach view.”
 of 5 bubbles 312janl, 9 Dec 2015 | Read review
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