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Scandic Hotels to open third hotel in Tromsø

Scandic Hotels has announced that it will open its third hotel in Tromsø.

Scandic Hotels has signed a long-term lease agreement with property owner Totaleiendom AS for a new hotel in Tromsø. The new hotel will be located in the new Vervet area in Tromsø, Norway and will feature 305 guest rooms and suites across 12 floors.

Scandic already operates two hotels in the city with a total of 390 hotel rooms. The new hotel, which is expected to open in 2025, will be an important addition to meet the demand from the growing leisure segment.

The new Vervet district is currently being built on the waterfront in downtown Tromsø. The new hotel will feature a restaurant, a sky bar, a rooftop terrace and meeting facilities that can also be used for private events.

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The property will be built with sustainability in focus, with the aim to attain a BREEAM environmental certification rating of Excellent. Scandic’s guests will have access to an underground garage with 250 parking spaces equipped with charging stations for electric vehicles.

Tromsø, popularly known as the Arctic Capital of the World, is an attractive hotel market for international leisure travelers, a segment that is expected to increase over time. The city is also an attractive destination for cruises as well as Northern Lights and mountain tourism.

Construction of the new hotel will begin at the turn of the year 2022/2023. The hotel is expected to have a total area of 16,500 m2, making it the largest hotel in Northern Norway.

Recently, Six Senses announced that it will open a fully off-grid and carbon neutral resort in northern Norway.

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