Radisson Blu Hotel Tromso

4 out of 5 stars4 Stars

Sjogata 7, PO Box 928, Tromso, Troms, 9259, Norway

4 Reviews

Radisson Blu Hotel, Tromso
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  • Families72
  • Couples77
  • Solo72
  • Business64
  • Shame about the polar bear


    We were over 100 people just off the Hurtigruten ship after 5 day cruise arriving at gone midnight in one huge group. Our individual booking couldnt be found and without blinking an eye the efficient receptionist clicked us in on the spot and upgraded to business class room. Great on the spot service. Room was wonderful and beds very comfortable indeed.

    In the morning we discovered a stuffed polar bear in the reception raised up on its hind legs. A photo opportunity and disgusting gruesome reminder of the insensitivity to the plight of this endangered wild beast. For heaven's sake, if you must have this dead, taxidermied to suit humans image of the fluffy cuddly white bear in reception, then put a notice board with the true story of today's situation, link in with a conservation organisation, provide a donation box and raise some money for the present and future plight and improvement, if there can be for this animal.
    Radisson would be raising its profile too with its connection to a good cause.

    The 'great experience' category of this visit is downgraded to 'totally unsatisfactory' because of this.

  • vichatherly's Profile Photo

    Excellent central location


    We were upgraded to a business room, which meant we had complimentary
    slippers and bath robes. An excellent central location with easy walkable access to all of Tromso's highlights.

    The bed was big and comfy but there wasn't much wardrobe space.

    Unique Quality: Excellent views overlooking the water, the bridge and the mountains.

    Nice buffet breakfast too. Three kinds of sauces for your herring!

  • cyclingvambo's Profile Photo

    Pay for the view!


    A very comfortable hotel. We upgraded to ensure we had the specific view we wanted and were delighted with the result - the upgrade charge was very modest. If you are staying for more than one night, as with most hotels now, rooms are cleaned and towels replaced only when requested by leaving appropriate message on door/bathroom; simple enough process.

    Decor was fine, if somewhat unspectacular, and the room was well laid out giving the impression of space and light.

    Norway is very expensive for the traveller, especially in terms of food and drink so take full advantage of an awesome breakfast menu (served 7-11 w/ends and 7-10 weekdays). We were not inspired by the restaurant position (overlooking a side street) or pizza offering so chose not to eat in the hotel in the evening, that doesn't mean it was bad - we just didn't try it.

    Unique Quality: The top floor contains a hidden gem. There are skiing, running and cycling machines, all quality equipment with settings for HR, distance, time, intervals, resistence etc etc. Next to this is a small, comfortable lounge laid out in a ships deck style and beyond this two sauna's (one male and the other - unsurprisingly - female). Disappointing we couldn't 'sauna' together but excellent views through a massive porthole across the habour to the Tromsdalen Kirke, more commonly known as The Artic Cathedral, and the mountains beyond.

    In four days (a long weekend) we didn't see another person use this facility.

    The staff were very helpful and friendly throughout. The Reception staff gave advice on directions to museums for example, booked trips and arranged taxis while the room and waiting staff were very attentive to detail and service. I have no trouble recommending this hotel but do remember Norway is expensive so this is not the cheapest hotel you would find in Tromso but I would suggest one of the best based on discussions with fellow travellers.

    We travelled in Jan 2009 to see the Northern Lights.

    Directions: About 100yds from the harbour front and a similar distance from the main street of Tromso

  • knerten's Profile Photo

    Not the newest, but still top class


    I went here for a conference and stayed 2 nights. The room was small, but clean and had all the necessary amenities.

    Unique Quality: Interestingly enough, the minibar offered some "traditional" food, like dried fish and raindeer beef jerky - You won't find this in southern Norway.

    See travelogue for more photos


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Address: Sjogata 7, PO Box 928, Tromso, Troms, 9259, Norway