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10 Best Places To Stay In Gothenburg: Best Hotels & Vacation Rentals

10 Best Places To Stay In Gothenburg: Best Hotels & Vacation Rentals
Solrunn
Solrunn
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Looking for the best places to stay in Gothenburg? We’ve got a great lineup of the top 10 hotels, vacation rentals and private accommodations for you to check out.

A big city with small town charm… no wonder Gothenburg claims it’s the friendliest city in Sweden. Boasting world class concert venues, bohemian shopping streets, Michelin-starred restaurants and plenty of museums, this place is bound to impress. Kick off your Gothenburg trip with these 10 wonderful accommodations.

1. Blu Riverside Hotel (from 194 USD)

You simply can’t go wrong with a stay at Blu Riverside Hotel. If you’re looking for a place where you’ll get pampered 24/7, this is it. The hotel is situated in Lindholmen with views of the harbor and features state of the art spa facilities. You’ll love Cuckoo’s Nest Restaurant, with breakfast included in the room rate. The city centre is a 10 minute bus ride away, but if you feel like enjoying a cocktail in summer you can always just make your way to the hotel’s terrace.

Blu Riverside Hotel

Address: Lindholmspiren 4, Lundby, 417 56 Gothenburg (see map)

Price: from 194 USD

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2. Gothia Towers Hotel (from 176 USD)

Prepare to be amazed. 4 star Gothia Towers Hotel in the heart of Gothenburg is elegance defined, with its 23rd floor skybar and modern rooms. Given its location and facilities, this hotel is especially suited to couples, families visiting the Liseberg theme park and those attending conferences. Head to Restaurant Incontro to eat your body weight in pasta, before you treat yourself to a facial on the 20th floor. Did we mention the indoor pools?

Gothia Towers Hotel

Address: Mässans Gata 24, Centrum, 402 26 Gothenburg (see map)

Price: from 176 USD

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3. Hotel Poseidon (from 154 USD)

There’s no need to spend a fortune to stay comfortably in central Gothenburg. 3 star Hotel Poseidon, just a stone’s throw away from the shopping mecca that is Avenyn, offers great value for money. Enjoy the hotel’s personal atmosphere, along with its pretty guest rooms and service minded staff. The daily breakfast buffet which is included in the room rate is another highlight - let’s just say you won’t be walking the streets of Gothenburg hungry. If you’re lucky enough to visit in summer, breakfast will be served outside.

Hotel Poseidon

Address: Storgatan 33, Centrum, 411 38 Gothenburg (see map)

Price: from 154 USD

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4. Spar Hotel Majorna (from 100 USD)

Enjoy comfort and style at budget rates when staying at Spar Hotel Majorna. Located in the residential area of Majorna, you can reach the city centre and its attractions by walking or taking a short tram ride. Guests particularly like how clean this hotel is, and its breakfast which is served until noon. Should you wish to dine close to the hotel there are a couple of restaurants nearby. The hotel also boast its own rooftop terrace, which is the place to be during those balmy summer nights.

Spar Hotel Majorna

Address: Karl Johansgatan 66-70, Majorna-Linné, 41455 Gothenburg (see map)

Price: from 100 USD

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5. First Hotel G (from 126 USD)

If your Gothenburg trip could do with some glamour, we’d recommend staying at First Hotel G. Location wise, it couldn’t be easier to find as it’s right above the Central Station opposite the city’s most famous shopping centre. Spend an evening in Cristal Champagne Bar, before going to sleep in your chic guest room which has either city views or courtyard views. For those who like a bit of exercise during their holiday, there is a fully equipped gym.

First Hotel G

Address: Nils Ericssonsplatsen 4, Centrum, 41103 Gothenburg (see map)

Price: from 126 USD

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6. Hotel Allén (from 108 USD)

Hotel Allén makes for the perfect family getaway, as it’s one of the hotels in Gothenburg that offers quadruple rooms. The theme park of Liseberg is located a 15 minute walk from the hotel, whereas you’ll reach the Central Station in just ten minutes. Staff is friendly and will make sure you have everything you need. If you are feeling peckish in the afternoon, you can enjoy complimentary coffee, cakes and even waffles. Overall, Hotel Allén is good value for money if you’re looking for a basic accommodation.

Hotel Allén

Address: Parkgatan 10, Centrum, 411 38 Gothenburg (see map)

Price: from 108 USD

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7. Hotel Vasa (from 263 USD)

3 star Hotel Vasa is one of Gothenburg’s bestsellers and it’s easy to see why. Located in Centrum, getting around the city couldn’t be easier. Why not ask the receptionist to help you rent a bike? The guest rooms have everything you need for a comfortable city break, including private bathrooms, free WiFi and satellite TV. Some of the rooms face the street, while other face the courtyard. Make sure you try the Scandinavian style breakfast on offer!

Hotel Vasa

Address: Viktoriagatan 6, Centrum, 41125 Gothenburg (see map)

Price: from 263 USD

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8. Lovely double room in the centre (from 47 USD)

Gerdur’s spacious double room is a brilliant choice if you’re traveling on a budget but still want to stay in central Gothenburg. The apartment itself is full of character and quirky features, and you should note that your host has a couple of cats. Apart from the comfortable bedroom, guests will have access to a shared kitchen and bathroom.

“Gerdur is a very interesting woman, and her flat is expressive and charming.” - Veronica, Airbnb

Gerdur's double room

Price: from 47 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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9. Liam's 19th-century apartment (from 117 USD)

Young at heart? This Airbnb is located in a lively area of Gothenburg, with plenty of restaurants, bars and cafés around. There is one bedroom, one bathroom, a living room as well as a fully fitted kitchen for you to enjoy, all decorated in the typical Scandinavian style. As the centre is only a short walk away, sightseeing is made easier. Another plus is that, although situated along a busy street, the apartment is really quiet at night. Your host Liam gets great reviews.

“Liam, the host, was extremely helpful and considerate.” - Bernardo, Airbnb

19th-century flat

Price: from 117 USD

Number of Guests: 6

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10. Stunning newly-built studio (from 70 USD)

Located in the centre of Gothenburg, Torbjörn’s stylish studio sleeps 4 people. This popular Airbnb is ideal for independent travelers, with most of the city’s attractions only a short walk away. You can also catch the tram around the corner, making it even easier to get around. The cosy atmosphere, indoor hammock and the sleeping loft are some of the highlights.

“Had a lovely stay in the apartment and especially loved the sleeping loft!” - Billy, Airbnb

Beautiful studio

Price: from 70 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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Have a great stay in Gothenburg

With accommodation for all budgets and tastes, finding that perfect hotel or apartment in Gothenburg is easy. Whether you go for five star luxury this time or prefer a cute apartment, you’ll have a memorable time.

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Solrunn loves discovering new corners of the world and writing - preferably at the same time. She currently based in the UK, which is the 5th country she's lived in. If she could travel anywhere......Read more

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