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Arken Hotel & Art Garden Spa

Nordatlanten 100, Gothenburg 41878, Sweden (Formerly BEST WESTERN Arken Hotell & Konferenscenter)
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Ranked #34 of 67 Hotels in Gothenburg
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

OK location; you probably want a car. Surprisingly nice views of harbor area. V. nice lobby, décor. Friendly staff. Partially under renovation during stay. Nice room, but signs of subpar maintenance & cleaning: busted closet door, vermin (!) specimen on floor. Small bathroom. Decent breakfast, tho should have more fruits & vegetables given fitness profile. Rated as value for money... More 

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Lyon, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I always known how small the rooms are at Arken, but I was shocked at the poor quality of the beds this stay. Like trying to sleep on Sponge Bob! Incredibly soft matteress. Not to mention it's located in the middle of no where. And windows that don't open more than a crack, when there is no AC.

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HDArken, Hotelldirektör at Arken Hotel & Art Garden Spa, responded to this review
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Hej Alex Tack för ditt fina omdöme. Jag är glad att kunde göra er bröllopsdag perfekt! Hälsningar// Christer More 

Stuttgart, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

There are definitely pros and cons about this hotel. I had a chance to spend weekend in Gothenburg after very long business trip. I was searching for the calm hotel in the park where I can relax during weekend. Location: I clearly remember myself while driving to the hotel. At some point I was really sure that Navigation system lost... More 

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HDArken, Hotelldirektör at Arken Hotel & Art Garden Spa, responded to this review

Tank You fot Your feedback? IT-säkerheten true, our location is at the big port and there Arne segertal industriers nedarbeta. However, Wien You spend time inside the hotel, i hope the inside makes You fortet the outsider.... Welcome back! Regande, Christer More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 via mobile

I have stayed regularly in this hotel since 2010. If you have a business matters in Arendal / Volvo or if you wanna enjoy the great spa area this hotel is the best choice. Coffee, tea and fruit is available all day in the corridors and in the lobby which servers as a gallery also. Only disadvantage is distance from... More 

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Tack för trevligt omdöme. Välkommen åter! //Christer More 

Malmo, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The hotel was rather big and situated around 15 minutes by car from the city centre. It was a bit messy to use other transportation during the weekend. The hotel had a great spa with a nice view of the sea. The room was rather small and a bit too basic considering the price, but it was clean and adequate.... More 

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HDArken, Hotelldirektör at Arken Hotel & Art Garden Spa, responded to this review

Thank You for Your Review. The transportation issue is a bit of a problem for us, car is the most convenient way to acces your hotel. Hope to see You back soon. Regards // Christer More 

Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Hotel itself is spacious, the rooms however are exceptional small. Staff is very friendly. Breakfast is standard (a bit poor as it comes to bakery). The industrial area is not very motivating, but the hotel's spa is a good compensation.

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HDArken, Hotelldirektör at Arken Hotel & Art Garden Spa, responded to this review

Thank You for Your review. We are very aware of the size of our rooms and hope that our spacious guest areas will overcome this issue. Regards Christer More 

Halmstad, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I stayed at this hotel with my family, we had two double rooms. The rooms were very small but the hotel in general is large and nicely decorated. The breakfast was absolutely fantastic with organic products and "that little extra." We ate food in the restaurant in the evening, it was also very good (be sure to book a table... More 

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Hej Eva, Tack för trevligt omdöme. Varmt välkommen åter! Hälsningar // Christer More 

Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The rooms are small and basic but clean and acceptable. Hotel is placed in an industrial area with the harbure and sea view. Very far from the city center. .The breakfast was great. ...not much to say... Avoid it if you can...

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HDArken, Hotelldirektör at Arken Hotel & Art Garden Spa, responded to this review

Hello Sascha, Thank You for Your review. Regards // Christer More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The location is dreadful the hotel being in an industrial park. But once inside the staff are friendly and helpful The rooms are small and basic but clean and acceptable The breakfast was good If we need to use the ferry port to Denmark we would definitely use this hotel again

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HDArken, Hotelldirektör at Arken Hotel & Art Garden Spa, responded to this review

Hello Anthony, Thank You for Your feedback. Welcome back! //Christer More 

Rennes, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Hotel is quiet, which is a direct consequence of the situation within an industrial area. Meeting rooms and installations are good and personnel at the desk is helpful. the view on the harbour is interesting also, especially if you make use of the hotel restaurant. Points not so good : 1) Very far from Gothenburg city center, so taxi would... More 

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HDArken, Hotelldirektör at Arken Hotel & Art Garden Spa, responded to this review

Dear Pierre, Thanks for Your review on Tripadvisor. A Quick response from us: 1. Our location - It´s true that we are located a bit outside central Gothenburg. On the other side are we closer to most companies like Volvo HQ and Port of Gothenburg. We also have a special deal with a Taxi-Company witch gives our guest a lower... More 

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