Scandic Hotel Opalen

Engelbrektsgatan 73, Gothenburg, Västergotland, Swedish Lakeland, 402 23, Sweden | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $120.00

Travel Blogs from Gothenburg

Farewell Denmark, Hello Sweden!

A travel blog entry by bronjack


... inside time", so we checked into a hotel in the city. Problem with hotels though-no coin operated laundry for guests-only laundry services. We estimated our grotty, smelly cycling clothes were going to cost us over $300-one pair of underpants alone could be washed at the bargain price of $7 each!! A Google search for city Laundromats stated that they are very rare in Sweden as most people can afford their own washing machines. So on Tuesday I located the ...

Not sure why the ship stops here, but a nice walk

A travel blog entry by drmom


... a gold crown at the top of the roof. Placed on a high point in the city, it has great views of Gothenburg. Definitely worth the climb.

From there we made it back towards the ship. We managed to beat a rainstorm, which was good luck on our part. We only had a few hours at the port…and we managed to walk 5 miles by 11 am. By lunchtime we were back on the ship and off sailing towards ...

Meatballs & Pastries Galore

A travel blog entry by caroline.burke3


... litter on the ground. It was a refreshing change! I learned that Sweden has over 100,000 lakes and plenty of parks that showcase its natural beauty. On Sunday, I visited the Southern Archipelago, which is a famous string of islands off the west coast of Sweden. It is famos for its picturesque islands with colofrul homes, cafes, and opportunities to kayak, swim, bike or travel around by boat. Unfortunately, the weather wasn't in our favor so we only walked around ...

Welcome to Sweden!

A travel blog entry by mauveme


... season atm), 2 + 2 "yabby" looking things (which he understood as he had been to Australia) and some prawns. Refer pic! YUM YUM YUM! Eating them I was in heaven, I also had my laptop in the kitchen to play Aussie radio. Oh, Peter and Paul - I sucked every single skerrik out of the "yabbies" - as I'm sure you would ask... and I have kept some prawns and one of the "redder" "yabbies" for tomorrow. Too much but OMG BLOODY BEAUTIFUL!

I then went by "System Bolaget" which is ...

Where's the bike path?

A travel blog entry by 3bybike


... they opened the boxes to inspect the brand new merchandise they found my wonderfully ripe bike shoes, my 10 year old panniers that last saw action in South America, and a soiled pair of bike shorts that I forgot to wash before I stuffed them into the box. Hardly new and hardly worth $5,200 of import taxes. So we bailed out, caught a train to Sweden and landed in the coastal city of Gothenberg. Our rough plan is to cycle along the ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Engelbrektsgatan 73, Gothenburg, is near Liseberg Park, Museum of Fine Art (Goteborgs Konstmuseum), Konserthuset, and Stadsbibliotek.
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