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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 #30 of 66 Hotels in Gothenburg
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Malmo, Sweden
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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59 reviews 59 reviews
51 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
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 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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276 reviews 276 reviews
53 hotel reviews
230 helpful votes 230 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Location, location, location! And this place did not have it. It is located in a very industrial area, in no way walking distance to downtown. Taxis is Sweden are hellish expensive as the industry is not regulated - meaning, unless you agree to a price in advance you will get a shock. The hotel itself is delicate and perfect for... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Needed to be in the location. Very busy hotel for conferences. Yes the rooms are small but I always try to book double rooms even when travelling alone. Staff I found good and helpful and restaurant OK! But if your looking for nightlife wrong location. If I need to be in location again would use the hotel in future.

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Shropshire
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65 reviews 65 reviews
50 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

I can understand the other views on here about the location of this place, but since I have only ever stayed here for business rather than pleasure, the location hasn't been an issue. I have returned to this hotel several times for business and always look forward to it. I find the atmosphere very calming. Some of the bedrooms are... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

My room was dirty, it was hairy and not clean in the bathroom, it's location is terrible - it's next to an industrial area. The rooms are really small, you can't even have your luggage on the floor - it's no room to open it. Entrance to the SPA costs 395 SEK (and thats just for 4 hours), it's not... More 

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