We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 18 Umea hotels

Hotell Pilen

Pilgatan 5, Umea s-903 31, Sweden
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Hotell Pilen to your Saves list
Hotell Pilen
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
mm/dd/yyyy mm/dd/yyyy
Show Prices
You must enter dates to see the best prices.
81%
Ranked #6 of 18 hotels in Umea
A recent review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014
JacobLinda_W Uppsala, Sweden
Write a Review

16 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    3
    9
    2
    2
    0
See reviews for
Families
0
5
2
7
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room Tips
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Uppsala, Sweden
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sweden
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
26 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
West Vancouver
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
21 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
New Forest National Park, United Kingdom
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2011 via mobile

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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Colrado
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
35 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sweden
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
20 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2010

Very nice rooms, clean and complete, the hotel has been refurbished since I last stayed in 2002, which is just as well because it wasn't up to much back then! Breakfast was also fine, typical reasonably well assorted buffet. Please note, not all rooms have en-suite facilities which I found a bit suprising for a hotel in this price category.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sya
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2010

Very nice hotel with charmingly decorated rooms and only a short walking distance from the center of Umeå. Arrived during the weekend when the hotel was unmanned which meant that we had to check in ourselfs. But since this is handled very smoothly (instructions are given at booking and more detailed information is then available in the room), we still... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Mjolby, Sweden
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
40 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2010

Very nice and comfy hotel with loads of personality. The room was nicely decorated and had a very cosy feel to it. Felt a bit like home really. The staff must have a very good eye for details since they have accomplished to create such a lovely atmosphere. The breakfast selection is not the widest I have seen but it's... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
sweden
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2008

I have been staying at hotel Pilen for several times the latest year since I travel a lot in my job. It always fells like I am coming home when I arrive at Hotell Pilen. Some of the rooms are quite small but all of the rooms a have stayed in is very nice decorated. It doesn’t feel like staying... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
California
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2008

Hotel Pilen is in an excellent location and has a very good breakfast (I enjoyed it although the previous reviewer did not). But I didn’t think much of the rooms. The first room they put me in had no closet - just a kind of open cubby with a metal bar about 8 inches long. No where to hang more... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Been to Hotell Pilen? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hotell Pilen

Address: Pilgatan 5, Umea s-903 31, Sweden
Location: Sweden > Vasterbotten County > Umea
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 18 hotels in Umea
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com and Priceline so you can book your Hotell Pilen reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Hotell Pilen, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.