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Hotell Pilen

Pilgatan 5, Umea s-903 31, Sweden
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Ranked #7 of 16 Hotels in Umea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Vinslov, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Our room was a mix of 70's and contemporary. Although the bathroom was dated it was still clean and tidy with a new shower. The room was also a bit rough around the corners in some ways but charming with good beds and beddings. They have a very nice breakfast area where they serve a good breakfast with fresh waffles... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The Hotell Pilen is a reasonably good deal in Umea. I was fortunate to have a spacious double room with its own WC, as I'm pretty sure that's not the case for each room. The complementary breakfast is nice with quite a few options. Be aware that it's a 10-15 minute walk to the city centre. Nevertheless, there are a... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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15 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I am right now in the hotel. I came to Umea for a summer-school-conference. The organiser booked this hotel for participants. My first room was 2.5*2.5 m2, with shared bathroom. There was a small windows without any good view. The window's cover didn't work so I couldn't sleep the first night almost at all. Because it never gets dark. The... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I really loved the "cosy" look on the website and was really excited with the pretty good reviews I thought "we found a hidden gem!" When we got there it was 3pm after traveling for about 24, I thought it was picturesque, but the inside was not at all as I expected. The washroom smelled and the toilet was SO... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

A lovely little quaint hotel near city centre and university. Staff were lovely and definitely made you feel welcome. The only downside was the smell from the drain in the bathroom. That aside this was the perfect hotel. Breakfast was good and free waffles and coffee were offered in the afternoons. Shame they had no rooms available on this last... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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64 reviews 64 reviews
18 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We booked this hotel because literally every other hotel in Umeå was occupied. We didn't expect much but were really pleasantly surprised! The room was nice and spacious, the staff friendly, the grounds lovely and the breakfast tasty. Apparently they offer complimentary waffles in the afternoon but unfortunately we weren't able to try them this time around. Considering the affordable... More 

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Sweden
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63 reviews 63 reviews
35 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

This hotel had gotten 5+ if some not so nice woman had been rude to one of the female personals. I believe that the not so nice woman is either a boss or have an ownership in the hotel. The was no yoghurt which the personals hadn't predicted. Very unprofessional of the not so nice woman.

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West Vancouver
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

I stayed here for one night before heading to Vindeln. The grounds are lovely and the room was adequate. The self-check in was super efficient and the breakfast was good. The only downside was the water was not super hot and I love a hot shower when travelling! The Hotell benefits from being more of a 'house' rather than a... More 

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New Forest National Park, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2011

Stayed at the Pilen while visiting Umea for 5 days. Not town centre but easy 10 min walk into town. What seriously impressed me were the friendly and helpful staff. Room was OK but for the price it was great value. Breakfast and WiFi is included and weekend stays are even cheaper! I would stay there again.

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Colrado
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37 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2011

Umea is a very nice town and there are several hotels in the area. The Hotell Pilen is situated in a fairly quiet area, away from the main town square by about a 10-15 minute walk. The hotel was quite clean, the staff were very nice and helpful, showers were good (especially for Scandinavia). WiFi was pretty fast and very... More 

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