World's best hotels for wi-fi announced

Nordic Choice has topped the list of the world's best hotel groups for wi-fi, according to website Hotel WiFi Test's report.

Hotels were ranked on quality and availability of wi-fi
Hotels were ranked on quality and availability of wi-fi

The report ranked the hotels on two characteristics: the quality of the wi-fi and whether the in-room wi-fi was free.

The report showed Nordic Choice, which has around 170 hotels in Scandinavia and the Baltics, to be the number-one chain in the global rankings, with 85% of its hotels offering adequate wi-fi and 100% of its hotels offering free wi-fi.

Radisson Blu came second in the rankings with a wi-fi quality score of 69% and free wi-fi at 95% of its hotels. Renaissance came third, having fewer hotels that offer free wi-fi, Mercure placed fourth, and the Ibis and Ibis Styles chain rounded out the top five.

The top-ten hotel chains ranked by wi-fi quality were:

  1. Nordic Choice
  2. Radisson Blu
  3. Renaissance
  4. Mercure
  5. Ibis and Ibis Styles
  6. Scandic Hotels
  7. InterContinental
  8. Econo Lodge
  9. Four Points
  10. Marriott Hotels & Resorts

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