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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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...
NordNorge on 15-Jul-2018
A really individual hotel, where a great deal of effort has been taken in fitting out this old building. The public spaces are quiet and welcoming, and cosy is the lasting impression.
The room was...
By Mervyn D
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom on 03-Jun-2018
Stayed here in a "vidskepelse" room. The interior is modern and classy. The bed is really comfortable. Staff is friendly and helpful. The room is quite small but that doesn't really matter for a...
By Rickard L
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...