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Reviewed 1 week ago

I would give it 3.5 stars. The hotel is right in the center. We booked this hotel because they have rooms/apt with kitchens. It is very expensive in Norway to eat out and it is great way to save some money by preparing food for yourself. The kitchen however does not provide basic cooking supplies, like oil, salt & pepper....

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This review is being placed under both City Living Tromso and the Viking Hotel Apartments as we booked the former, but ended up staying in the later. Both are owned and managed by the same company. My wife and I and my two elderly parents stayed in Tromso over new year 2016/2017 for a week. We booked two apartments in...

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Ulrikke S, Front Office Manager at City Living Hotel & Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Jack Wonderful, Thank you for the review. It was a long review, but I read through all of it, and I can only say that I'm sorry that your stay in Tromsø was not as you had expected. When City Living is fully booked, we make sure that the guest who are moved to Viking gets an upgrade. We...

Giessen, Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here 2nd time to participate in the Polar Night Semi Marathon. It is very convenient located just off Storgate (main shopping street) and close to bus station, super markets, restaurants etc. If you are staying in the Tromsoe area you need no car, busses are a little expensive, but ok. The apartment I stayed in hada double bed, Kitchenette...

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Ulrikke S, Front Office Manager at City Living Hotel & Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Blueskies15-10, Thank you for the nice review! You describe the hotel very well, and I hope it will be useful to other travelers. I'm glad you found the stay here at City Living so nice, and I'm happy to hear that you will come back some day. Remember to turn to the reception if there is anything you need...

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room we stayed in was comfortable, warm and cozy. A big thumbs up for the mattress which was neither too soft nor too hard - just the right level of comfort for me. The room has a small kitchenette, which is helpful given that Tromso is an expensive city. The location of the hotel is very good, it is...

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Ulrikke S, Front Office Manager at City Living Hotel & Apartments, responded to this review

Dera Luckytraveller27, Thank you for your review of City Living! I'm happy you had a comfortable stay with us. City Living is perfect for people who wants to save some money on food, and rather use that money to experience everything Tromsø has to offer. You are of course welcome back if you are ever in Tromsø again. Have a...

Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The one bedroom apartment can sleep 3 . The sofa bed was already made when we arrived . Is very spacious apartment . There was a small dish washer too . There is always a trolley on second floor with extra toilet tissues , tea , coffee , towels etc . Microwave can be requested from reception .Very good location...

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Ulrikke S, Front Office Manager at City Living Hotel & Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Connieconni, Thank you for the review! I'm sure it will be useful to our future guests. There is room for 3 people in our apartments, and if you tell us you bring a third person prior to arrival, we will make the sofa/extra bed ready for you. The receptionist is always happy to help our guests with their special...

Camberley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not the biggest of rooms, but it's really just a bed for the night. It had a double bed, one side of which was right up against the wall. Small wardrobe which you could hang a few things in. Enough cooking bits to do the basics. Bathroom good, with powerful shower and plenty of hot water to warm you up....

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Ulrikke S, Front Office Manager at City Living Hotel & Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Sprog1970, Thank you for the helpful review! It makes me happy to see that you found so many things nice about your stay at City Living. When it's very cold outside it is good to have a nice warm room to retreat to. I hope you enjoyed your vacation in Tromsø, and that you some day will be back...

Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for 5 nights at the end of November. We thought it was an excellent base to explore Tromso at a reasonable price compared to other options. Our Superior Double room was a good size with possibly the most comfortable bed I have ever experienced in a hotel/ apartment. Our kitchen area was well equipped...

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Ulrikke S, Front Office Manager at City Living Hotel & Apartments, responded to this review

Dear C.Weeks, Thank you so much for your lovely review! It is very much appreciated. I'm very happy you had a nice stay with us. We are working very hard to make the stay in Tromsø a great experience for all of our guests, and we're glad to see the hard work is paying off. You are welcome back at...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pros: - Convenient location - 10 minutes walk from just about anything in town - Decent amenities - mini fridge, electric stove, sink, basic kitchen utensils - Bathroom - small but shower was powerful and warm - Main room - bed enough for 2 people with small TV, small table, chair - Reception - staff were helpful and friendly, especially...

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Ulrikke S, Front Office Manager at City Living Hotel & Apartments, responded to this review

Dear buckeye_man18, Thank you for your useful review! I'm glad you found so many things to be good about your stay at City Living. I hope you had an overall nice time staying here with us. It is not OK that your shower wasn't working properly. I'm sorry about that. Microwaves, toasters and other kitchen supplies are available at the...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were given a room on the second floor facing the main road when we requested for a quieter room at the time of booking. It was especially noisy till wee morning on Friday and Saturday night and did not sleep well at all. Other than that, location is good and facilities fair.

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Ulrikke S, Front Office Manager at City Living Hotel & Apartments, responded to this review

Dear Jazzyrene, Thank you for your review! I'm sorry you did not get the room you requested. We try our best to give our guests a good hotel experience, but sometimes it is not possible to please all. We apologize for that. I hope you had a nice stay in Tromsø, and that enjoyed your vacation here. You are welcome...

Reviewed 10 December 2016

I stayed here 4 nights. The location was great that you can reach every where in 5-10 minutes on foot. The room was very comfortable and big. The only thing that I can complain is that I couldn't open the curtains as the room is on the back side of building and surrounded with other buildings which can see inside...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Right in the heart of Tromsø. City Living is located in Grønnegata approximately 80 m from Strandtorget. Facilities include 46 high standard rooms and apartments, ranging in size from 14.5 sqm to 52 sqm. All rooms have en suite bathrooms, kitchen facilities, fridge, TV and free internet access. The larger rooms also have dishwashers. There is a guest laundry with a washing machine and clothes dryer. Service: Through limited service, we are able to offer low room rates. Opening hours for reception are 8am-8 pm Monday to Friday. Breakfast is not included. All rooms having cooking facilities. Breakfast may be purchased from our collaboration partner. ... more   less 

Additional Information about City Living Hotel & Apartments

Address: Groennegata 48, Tromso 9008, Norway
Region: Norway > Northern Norway > Troms > Tromso
Price Range: €71 - €196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — City Living Hotel & Apartments 3*
Number of rooms: 46
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#2 Family Hotel in Tromso
#2 Romantic Hotel in Tromso
#6 Business Hotel in Tromso
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“My experience is you won't necessarily get what you book anyway, so no tip will help!”
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“Ask for a Quiet Room on one of the higher floors.”
 of 5 bubbles Sprog1970, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Asked for a quiet room and got 319 which met all my expectations.”
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