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Clarion Hotel Post, Sweden

Clarion Hotel Post

Gothenburg, Sweden

Set in Gothenburg’s historic post office, and retaining many of its original period features, the Clarion Hotel Post combines traditional charm, modern convenience and a central location at the heart of the city. The exterior’s 1920s neoclassical façade gives way to a stylish, contemporary interior, featuring cool, monochrome palettes and sleek, modern lines. You’re just a few steps from the popular Trädgårdsföreningen park, Gothenburg’s central train station, and Avenyn (the city’s main boulevard).

A generous buffet breakfast is served daily in the dining room. The hotel’s Norda restaurant also offers an impressive Saturday brunch, as well as weekday lunches and dinners — its menu features local ingredients. There’s also a sushi bar and outdoor terrace for enjoying drinks during long Scandinavian summer evenings. During your stay, you can take advantage of the beauty and wellness options available at Skönhetsfabriken (literally: beauty factory), which includes a spa, sauna, gym and pool with panoramic views.

OUR RATING: First Class

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OUR OPINION:

We love this hotel for its excellent location, a short walk from all of Gothenburg’s key highlights, as well as its attentive staff and historical exterior.

Rooms

Rooms come in six categories, ranging from spaciously sized junior suites to snug moderate doubles. All rooms share the same sleek, modern feel, with minimalist lines, upholstered headboards and palettes that feature cool steel grey and soft taupe, accented by deep-jewel tones. Large windows flood the rooms with natural light in the newer sections, while older sections have historic features like deep window niches and high ceilings. You’ll also find standard modern amenities, like free Wi-Fi, LCD TVs, and coffee and tea facilities.

Location

Located in the heart of the city on Drottningtorget Square, the hotel is just steps from Gothenburg Central Station, where you can catch trains, buses and trams. Across a canal, you can visit the Trädgårdsföreningen horticultural garden in mere moments, and the city’s main boulevard, Avenyn, is just a few minutes further away.

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast served daily in the dining room.
  • Acclaimed buffet brunch on Saturdays.
  • Norda serves lunch and dinner featuring local ingredients — some grown as close as the rooftop garden.
  • Nordic-sushi fusion menu at VRÅ.
  • Beer, coffee and light bites at the Post Bar.
  • Craft cocktails at the Bon Bon Bar.

Facilities and activities

  • Holistic health and relaxation treatments at the Skönhetsfabriken spa and wellness facility.

Accessibility

  • There are specially adapted accessible rooms in the hotel. Suitable for wheelchairs, and those with visual & hearing impairments (taken from website — no more info available).

Tour ideas in Gothenburg

Our itineraries are there to spark ideas for how you could include a stay at Clarion Hotel Post as part of your trip. Treat them simply as suggestions, because every aspect of the trip we create for you will be yours to define.

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    Experiences while staying here

    The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you’re staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident’s eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area’s inhabitants.

    • Gothenburg city tour
      Gustav Adolf Square, Gothenburg

      Gothenburg city tour

      Gothenburg city tour

      You can get to know Sweden’s second city with this privately guided walking tour of Gothenburg. You’ll see the major sights, including stately Gustav Adolfs torg and the Konstmuseum, as well as getting a feel for the different regions of the city.

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