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Norway
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed a week on business and found it satisfactory. I've stayed here before as the hotel is located very close to where I do business. It's a five minute walk from the Metro if you need to travel downtown. Scandic Helsfyr accept American Express.

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GM_Scandic, General Manager at Scandic Helsfyr, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice feedback. Let us know next time you come back and we'll try to WOW you even further. :)

Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family stayed here for a conference week. Great breakfast, comfortable beds and pillows. Short walk to the underground train. There is not too many other eating places walking distance, so it was is the choice of the in house restaurant or a short trip on the underground. Would happily stay here again if the rooms were a good rate.

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GM_Scandic, General Manager at Scandic Helsfyr, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. We really appreciate it and your compliments have been forwarded to the staff

Paris, France
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

To be honest when in checked in i didn't have much in the way of expectations.... but from there to have a filthy bathroom with traces of the previous guest still crusted on the toilet.... a rude hipster dude barman ... crappy food.... like I said expectations were low but ....

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GM_Scandic, General Manager at Scandic Helsfyr, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. High expectations is the mother of all disappointments; one wise man once said. When you had low expectations it should'nt be so hard to meet them, and for this I am sorry. I don't know whether we got this information and could rectify it there and then, but I will bring your feedback on to...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Located quite a distance from Oslo city centre but easily accessed by metro. Found reception staff could be more friendly. Excellent breakfast with great selection. Kids loved it. Had dinner at the restaurant on 3 occasions. Food was of a high standard and plentiful. Room was very clean but not as modern as some of the other scandic hotels I...

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GM_Scandic, General Manager at Scandic Helsfyr, responded to this review

Thank you for your friendly feedback. I will send it on to the team. Service is our primary goal, so we will have to work on not being standoffish. Welcome back on your next visit in town

Tonsberg, Norway
Reviewed 29 January 2017

This hotel is conveniently located near the subway that takes you into central Oslo within minutes. He hotel is modern and the rooms are inviting and attractive. Of course there is not much more romo than needed for a bed and a desk, but for a place to stay the rooms are quite sufficient. The hotel as free parking for...

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GM_Scandic, General Manager at Scandic Helsfyr, responded to this review

Thank you for your excellent feedback. Just ask us next time for a kettle and we will provide a room with coffe maker for you, and Scnadic hotels has those :)

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 5 December 2016

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Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

We were headed to Gothenburg, Sweden to celebrate our wedding anniversary this saturday, but figured the drive from Bergen was a little long in one go, so we put in a night in Oslo in between. We chose the hotel initially because we've had pleasant stays with Scandic hotels before. Placement: the hotel seems localized in an industrialized part of...

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GM_Scandic, General Manager at Scandic Helsfyr, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Your analysis is very accurate and we're working on having something to offer to all of our guest, even the ones who wants something easy and affordable to eat, without having to sit in the restaurant. This will come very soon.

Norway
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Travelling a lot in my work I have grown to love the Scandic concept. Top service, good fitness rooms, clean and nice, simple rooms, always a friendly staff – what more do you need? I have top rated most of the Scandic hotels in Norway by now. On my way to a lecture assignment I bought breakfast at Scandic Helsfyr....

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GM_Scandic, General Manager at Scandic Helsfyr, responded to this review

Hi and thank you for you feedback. We have been through this after your departure, but since you choose to make a public review I will go through this once more. According to regulations that are globally recognized we have to hold the card if we get this message from the credit card company, embarrasing as it may be. The...

Walbrzych, Poland
Reviewed 26 October 2016

They serve amazing breakfast! Lot of different food and drinks, you can choose whatever you want. I can really recommend this hotel to everyone who doesn't care if the hotel is in the city center or not. You can reach metro station in 3 minutes walk. We had a little problem to find the hotel going by the main road....

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GM_Scandic, General Manager at Scandic Helsfyr, responded to this review

Thank you for a great review. We really appreciate it. This will be forwarded to our amazing staff

Szczecin, Poland
Reviewed 23 October 2016

The hotel 5 minutes from the T-bann station by foot, only taxi possible at 3 a.m. to reach the airport bus or flytoget. But very nice personel and tight windows preventing the noice from the near speedway road.

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Thank you for a great review. We really appreciate it. This will be forwarded to our amazing staff

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Scandic Helsfyr is situated in Oslo, a 4-minute walk from Helsfyr Metro Station and the airport shuttle bus. It offers free public parking on site and modern rooms with free Wi-Fi. All the air conditioned rooms at Scandic Helsfyr have wooden floors. They are equipped with a flat-screen TV, work desk and fridge. Guests can work out at the on-site fitness-room. Relaxation options include a sauna. The main restaurant serves a buffet breakfast, lunch and International dinner dishes. Light meals are available as well. Drinks are available in the Lobby Bar. Oslo city centre is a 7-minute metro ride away. Valle Hovin Stadium and Valhall Arena are both within 500 metres of the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Scandic Helsfyr

Address: Stroemsveien 108 | Gps Address: Innspurten 9, Oslo 0663, Norway (Formerly Rica Helsfyr Hotel)
Region: Norway > Eastern Norway > Oslo > Gamle Oslo
Price Range: RM415 - RM918 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Scandic Helsfyr 3.5*
Number of rooms: 253
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#25 Business Hotel in Oslo
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