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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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
Top guest reviewsthe room is comfortable with all the amenities as describedthe room had everything i needed the coffee was strong and the cats are adorablethe private room i lived in was also very nicenice room in a huge and original appartmentthe room is exactly as described perfect for one or two peoplevery unusual historical building clean and spaciousvery well ubicated clean and nicethe rooms are very clean and well equippedthe place was very clean and i had plenty of spacethe room we stayed in was very clean and airy
Host:great host & flatshe is an amazing host as wellgerdur is a great hostgerdur was a friendly host and made us feel welcomea very open and friendly host always ready to helpRead more reviewsthe location was ideala charming apartment located in central gothenburggreat location - super centralperfect location for a city trip in göteborggreat location and comfortable apartment
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
Price: from 117 USD
Number of Guests: 6
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
Price: from 70 USD
Number of Guests: 4
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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