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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Very dynamic and smiley receptionnist welcomed us which was a good boost of energy after a long drive.
Common space and room are well decorated. The bar is a good place to go to chill a bit; Locals...
Shanghai, China on 30-Dec-2019
Absolutely loved the theme of the hotel. Gourmet food. Service not what you'd expect from say a chain group. Has a lovely lake just behind and is connected to the town library and mall.
Doha, Qatar on 10-Dec-2019
First, it took about 3 times around the block to find the entrance into the parking garage. A little more information at check-in would be helpful. Then we needed a flashlight to find our room and...
Battle Creek, Michigan on 19-Oct-2019
Very nice location and the breakfast was great. I stayed for 3 nights, but the cleaner never clean the bathroom! not even changing a dirty towel! The internet was pretty weak making it difficult to...
Amsterdam on 15-Sep-2019
At our arrival the reception and the check in was very friendly and fast. The room was stylish, different but a little bit smallish. Hardly any space between the beds. The room was fully equipped...