• Pet friendly
  • Free WiFi
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Key card access
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Baggage storage
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Parking on site

This hotel is within 984 feet of the Stena Line Ferry Terminal and Frederikshavn Train Station. It offers free Wi-Fi and a tropical water park with an 80-yard slide and various pools, saunas and spas. All rooms have a TV, electric kettle with coffee and tea, bathroom with shower, a seating area, wardrobe and comfortable beds. Scandic The Reef's tropical water park has adventure pools, saunas and a gym. A younger children’s playroom offers toys, while an older children's playroom offers arcade games and a ping pong and air hockey table. Det Gule Pakhus offers renovated 19th-century interiors and European cuisine. Restaurant Calypso serves a breakfast buffet including organic options. Lobster Bob’s Bar and Café is located in the water park and offers light meals and refreshments.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

Hotel chain/brand: Scandic

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, American

Private parking at the hotel


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Room Type
Number of guests
2 twin beds
2 bunk beds
1 king bed
2 bunk beds
1 full bed
2 bunk beds
1 sofa bed
1 king bed
1 sofa bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 3+
This property has made significant commitments towards sustainability by subscribing to one or more third-party sustainability certifications.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
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See what guests loved the most:

  • A
    A great place for a family get away and to keep kids active
  • Lori
    Breakfast was a 10 out 0f 10 It was exceptional. Great location and staff was very friendly. Lots of fun in the water park area.
  • Paul
    Breakfast was excellent, facilities at the hotel are also excellent… especially if you have children with you.

Hotel area info

3 Restaurants On Site

  • Bar

    No additional info available

  • Restaurant Calypso

    No additional info available

  • Restaurant det Gule Pakhus

    No additional info available

Amenities of Scandic The Reef
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6

Most popular amenities
  • Private Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 3 restaurants
  • Fitness center
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Electric kettle
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Bicycle rental
  • Game room
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Cable channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is needed) and costs DKK 125 per day.
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Indoor play area
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Fitness center
    Additional charge
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • Danish
  • English

House rules

Scandic The Reef takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.


When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card JCB Diners Club American Express Cash Scandic The Reef accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that the dinner restaurant is closed on 31 December.

Please note that the opening hours for the waterpark during christmas are:
23 December: 8:00 - 18:00 hrs
24 December: 10:00 -16:00 hrs
25 December: 10:00 - 18:00 hrs
26 December: 10:00 - 22:00 hrs

The restaurant is open from Monday to Thursday. Breakfast is available every day.

The property offers free access to the Water park at The Reef.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Scandic The Reef

  • Scandic The Reef offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Sauna
    • Game room
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Bicycle rental

  • Guests staying at Scandic The Reef can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • American

  • Yes, Scandic The Reef is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Check-in at Scandic The Reef is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Room options at Scandic The Reef include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Family

  • Scandic The Reef is 1,000 feet from the center of Frederikshavn. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at Scandic The Reef may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Scandic The Reef has 3 restaurants:

    • Bar
    • Restaurant det Gule Pakhus
    • Restaurant Calypso