Clarion Collection Packhuset
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- Concierge desk
- High-speed internet in room
- Multilingual staff
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
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Travel Blogs from Kalmar
... poppies. Eventually we made Kalmar, our stop for the night, and parked in a spot across the road from the hotel with a sign we didn't understand. When we booked in the lady at reception told us it meant we were OK until 9.00 the next morning, so we were fine. The Slothottel is an old building retro fitted with bathrooms, we were in the old house. They’ve bought or built three more adjacent buildings, and so they have a fair capacity. Dinner was included in ...
... an ocean pool, a fairly impressive diving board and several sauna huts. No one was about though, summer is over and there is not a soul around. We started this gap year journey because we had enjoyed annual ski holidays in the northern hemisphere for so many years, and often wondered what the places we visited would be like in summer, and here we are in Scandinavia in September and summer is already over, imagine only having 2 months of summer a year!
There were no surprises, it was a cool, windy morning and my naiive hopes that the forecasters had got it wrong were dashed – they were on the money. So there was nothing for it other than find things to do.
After coffee, we paid a visit to the KalmarCounty Museum housed in what was once Sweden's largest steam powered grain mill, specifically to see the artefacts salvaged from the ship Kronan but also to see whatever else they had on show – after all we like ...
It was time for Helen & Dave to undertake their return journey, catching the 08:35 bus from Kalmar bus station(less than 5 minutes' walk from the boat) back to Stockholm and thence via Ryanair to Stanstead. After breakfast we walked with them to the bus stop and awaited its arrival. It had been a good week, we all (I think) enjoyed it and they are certainly welcome back again sometime in the future, should they wish to, that is!
Once they’d ...
... access, I could presumably be anywhere on the continent doing just about anything. Creepy.
Anyhow, we hiked up to Copenhagen’s central train station one more time and boarded our train to Kalmar, Sweden. Not knowing anything about the various rail options and the impact of those choices, I tended for reserved seats in first class carriage – not from an exclusivity perspective, but rather being able to cancel and reschedule if the need ...