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Thon Hotel Vica Alta

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Used this property as "homebase" for touring northern Norway, seeing the Northern Lights, etc. What a great choice. Very cabin like feel to the property and the rooms while having an amazing breakfast and 5 star restaurant. Away from the town center and close to a general store allowing quiet and convenience. Would most definitely stay here again in the...

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Rochester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We had a good sized room, at Hotel Vica. It is not exactly on the shore, but with a food view towards it. The only gripe was there wasn’t a lift (just an unmanned goods/luggage lift). Facilities were basic, small shower. They provided us with a very good breakfast of cereals, mostly muesli, smoked salmon, fried eggs, bacon and mushrooms....

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Linn A, Leder  at Thon Hotel Vica Alta, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you very much for taking the time to review our hotel, we appreciate it. Glad to hear you enjoyed the room and our breakfast but unfortunately found our restaurant a bit expensive. We use many local ingredients and unfortunately as strange as this may sound, they are very expensive to buy in and the prices in the...

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2016

I've travelled to 39 countries and this was the best breakfast I've experienced in any of them! Oh and the room was quite nice too - showers hot, TV channels varied, Wi-Fi fast, and the hotel staff extremely helpful - they went out of their way to help us, in particular phoning up the local ski resort when we weren't...

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Linn A, Leder  at Thon Hotel Vica Alta, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you very much for your kind feedback, we appreciate it. Your comments regarding our breakfast have been forwarded to the restaurant and kitchen and they all say thank you, it is an honour to be rated highest in 39 countries! The rest of the staff is also very thankful for your comments both regarding the Nice room...

Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2016

I stayed recently at The Hotel Vica with three friends. Although the hotel is a little old fashioned (I believe this added to the charm), but what made it stand out for us was the fantastic staff team. They were truly amazing and couldn't do enough for us. From the moment we arrived we were made to feel welcome and...

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Linn A, Leder  at Thon Hotel Vica Alta, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you very much for this very kind feeback, we appreciate you taking the time to write it. We are especially happy to hear that our staff made your stay memorable and we do agree, they are fantastic. We believe service is important and key to a great stay at our hotel. After reading your review we are...

Reviewed 12 March 2016

I was a bit apprehensive when I booked the hotel but it was friendly, staff were amazing and the bed was the best bed I have slept in apart from my own. It was the first time in Norway and when we are back this hotel will be the top of my list. Loved the place :)

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Linn A, Leder  at Thon Hotel Vica Alta, responded to this review

Dear guest We appreciate you taking the time to review our hotel, thank you very much. Glad to hear you enjoyed our beds, almost as much as your own, and that you loved our hotel. You are of course welcome back any time and thank you again.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Nice hotel, clean, tidy, food good, staff helpful. Rooms bit dated especially bathroom but tidy and clean. Food in restaurant especially good and staff extremely helpful. Elevated location so our room had nice view of sea. Glad we chose this hotel.

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Linn A, Leder  at Thon Hotel Vica Alta, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you very much for your review, we appreciate it! Glad to hear you liked the view, found our rooms tidy and clean and that the food in the restaurant was especially good. We hope to see you back at Thon Hotel Vica again, welcome back!

Reviewed 6 March 2016

I stayed here recently with my boyfriend and his family and we were very happy with all aspects of the hotel. In particular I am vegan and when we told the chef he made something really delicious for me - he came out himself and explained what he had done, and checked afterwards whether I liked it or not. Also,...

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Linn A, Leder  at Thon Hotel Vica Alta, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you very much for your kind review, we really appreciate it. We are very happy to hear you found our vegan alternatives to your liking and that you were happy with the service over all, especially from the kitchen. 3 We hope to see you back with us again and thank you once more.

Oslo
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Nice and clean hotel with large rooms, comfy beds, a cosy lounge bar, and Alta's best restaurant. All the reindeer dishes and the grilled stockfish are delicious, and can only be recommended, especially since it is the only decent restaurant in town. Breakfast is also great. Free parking.

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Linn A, Leder  at Thon Hotel Vica Alta, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you very much for your review, we are very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Especially the restaurant, bar and comfy beds as well as the free parking. We hope you will visit us again, welcome back!

Sweden
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Last time we visited Alta we stayed at Scandic Alta, but had the opportunity to eat at Thon Vica. Already as a guest in the restaurant we could sense the friendly and caring atmosphere in the hotel. So this time the choice was easy. The interior of the hotel is like a wooden ski lodge. The rooms are spacious and...

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Linn A, Leder  at Thon Hotel Vica Alta, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you very much for you long and detailed review, we really appreciate it. We are very glad to hear you liked the atmosphere and that the staff did their outmost to help you in any way. We are sorry that the cleaning was not up to our usual standards as your room should have been cleaned every...

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 10 February 2016

We stayed at this hotel one night recently. We had a very nice and large room. The room and beds were comfortable. They had a luggage elevator which was a nice and appreciated bonus. The hotel has a nice vibe to it and has some personality, much more so that the sterile looking hotels in town. They have a small...

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Linn A, Leder  at Thon Hotel Vica Alta, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you very much for reviewing our hotel, we are very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. Especially that you liked both the rooms and the restaurant as well as its personality. Thank you again and welcome back!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Restaurant Haldde - Thon Hotel Vica
Restaurant Haldde - Thon Hotel Vica
Cuisines: European, Scandinavian, Norwegian
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Thon Hotel Vica is located in the old part of Alta called Bossekop, but still close to the town's shops and museums. The hotel has nice views over the Altafjord and within walking distance of the sea and hiking tracks. The hotel is a rebuilt old farm and you can see traces of this througout the hotel. The rooms have a uniqe charm but with all the amenities required in a hotel as well as facilities such as a bar, restaurant and meeting rooms. Welcome! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thon Hotel Vica Alta

Address: Fogdebakken 6, Alta 9513, Norway
Region: Norway > Northern Norway > Finnmark > Alta Municipality > Alta
Price Range: RM579 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Thon Hotel Vica Alta 2.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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“High up for view to fjord”
 of 5 bubbles Incartek, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
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“ask for a 2nd floor room”
 of 5 bubbles 544ya, 7 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a windows facing the fjord. It's beautiful.”
 of 5 bubbles aldaron83, 3 Feb 2015 | Read review
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