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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Can’t really make up my mind on this hotel. When you enter the hotel you get the feeling of “wow is it still Halloween”. Some of the interior is quit cool, love the doors. Rooms are nice with...
By Anders M
This hotel is in the center of Umea, and is an intriguing hotel. The decor is dark and nautical, with impressive attention to detail. The doors are fronted with 3D images of the northern lights, old...
Seattle, Washington on 13-Mar-2018
Another stay at this great hotel. Great design, absolutely great kitchen and friendly staff. Garage directly in the basement (extra charge). Some rooms are quite small but absolutely special and nice...
By Herme H
Leipzig, Germany on 18-Feb-2018
The interior and design of this hotel is amazing, dark and cozy. I would give 5 stars but when we visitied the loudness from the bar ruined the first night. Loud music and bass til 1 am was not...
Vaasa, Finland on 30-Jan-2018
This is a fabulous hotel with a extra ordinary interior, feeling like you part of the Pirates of the Caribbean. Not just the hotel is beautiful decorated and designed, there is also great bars and...