Umea has a long history as a seafaring town. During the 1800s ship building and sea travel were big business and the seaman’s mission constructed an impressive building down by the river, a combination of mission house and hotel.
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When the Stora Hotellet opened in 1895 it was a place where those two worlds met. This was Umea’s major hotel for over a century and extensive refurbishment was carried out prior to the reopening to mark Umea being name European Capital of Culture 2014. The hotel stands once again in its seafaring finery, ready to welcome guests for another 100 years.
The Stora Hotellet, BW Premier Collection has 82 unique rooms that run from spacious suites to compact cabins. There is also a restaurant, bar, library and conference rooms.
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Nicely styled upper-mid hotel in central Umeå, right by the river and town square. Hotel has a nice and lively bar&bistro (Gotthard’s). All staff give very friendly service. (There’s only a small...
By Johan K
This historic hotel is in the center of Umea, which is an extremely pleasant college town of 130,000 people. The hotel is decorated in a nautical theme, with dark wood and nautical artifacts...
Charleston, South Carolina on 18-Aug-2018
The decor is different to anything I have seen before and the colour scheme is rather dark, but it is all very nicely done. Room was clean, bed comfortable, bathroom excellent, breakfast very good...
By C N
Leeds, United Kingdom on 12-Aug-2018
This is hotel is located right in the city centre of Umeå. We had a junior suite, good bed and large bathroom. The rooms are good isolated, no noise from outside or from the corridor. The breakfast...
Gothenburg, Sweden on 03-Aug-2018
Stayed here for the second time and it’s just as unique as we remembered. Dark and mysterious interior, good service and good beds. Practical location and I recommend parking in their garage under...