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Avalon Hotel
Ranked #3 of 67 Hotels in Gothenburg
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Reviewed March 25, 2013

In the heart of Gothenburg this medium-sized deign hotel is situated. The hotel is equipped with excellent hotel bar & restuarant, Sky pool, friendly personnel and nice rooms Feng Shui-style.
We do recommend a visit at Avalon Hotel!

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Marknadsavdelningen, Public Relations Manager at Avalon Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2013

Thanks for your feedback, and that you choose to recommend our hotel to other travelers here on TripAdvisor, we are very excited and hope that we will also have the opportunity to welcome you back to us at First Hotel Avalon!

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Reviewed March 24, 2013

The location of this hotel is great and the staff is wonderful. My problem with this hotel is that everything has been designed to be as non-functional and as impractical as possible. While one can argue about aesthetics (e.g., I found the picture of naked women in the hallways kitschy, but others might find them amusing), the hotel is just poorly designed. The rooms have poor lighting, there is no desk in the room, etc. Why put a small build-in night stand far away from the bed, but close to the bathroom so that it’s nearly impossible to exit the bathroom without banging your shins against it? I would not recommend this hotel if you are visiting on business. If you want someplace different and you are on vacation, it might work if you don’t like to stay at “cookie cutter” hotels.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled on business
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Avalonhotel, General Manager at Avalon Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2013

Thank you for your feedback. We apologize that we did not meet your expectations during your stay with us at First Hotel Avalon. Your views and thoughts are vital to us and will be presented to the management team at Avalon in order to improve our services.

Hope to see you in Gothenburg again!

Kind Regards!

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Reviewed March 20, 2013

What can I possibly say, having been upgraded to the Penthouse Suite, with a private jacuzzi, swimming pool, etc.
Just amazing - totally unexpected and a real bonus looking out at the twinkling lights of Gothenburg.
Furthermore, the hotel is ideally placed for central shopping and business, and service was very friendly.
I can't wait to come back - even if I don't get the upgrade next time around.

  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled on business
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Marknadsavdelningen, Public Relations Manager at Avalon Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2013

Great with positive surprises! Our penthouse suite is fantastic, we think, and are especially pleased that you share our view, it is important for us!
Welcome back to your friends at First Hotel Avalon

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Reviewed March 20, 2013

I have stayed at 3 other hotels within Gothenburg with a 4/5 Star Hotel rating, but the Hotel Avalon just beats them hands down.

Location, central to Gothenburg, not noisy, vibrant. Staff, helpful and polite.

Rooms, large in size, clean and calm design full of technical and functional design.

As well as the usual functions it also includes a video and audio port to plug your laptop in to the TV so you can watch recorded TV/Movies from your laptop.

Additionally there is a small laptop table, a pull-out writing desk, a glass cabinet, room safe, iron and ironing board, mini-bar, hair dryer, etc...

Internet connection is good, occasionally slow but no disconnects (unlike other hotels).

Would I stay again? (I already have, this is my second visit within the last month).

Room Tip: Have only been on level 5 and both rooms have been of an excellent quality.
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  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled on business
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Marknadsavdelningen, Public Relations Manager at Avalon Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2013

Hi, Glad you are happy with us at our First Hotel Avalon in Gothenburg!
Obtaining feedback from our guests is very important for us at the hotel as we always want to improve our services. You are always welcome back to us!

Happy Easter!

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Reviewed March 19, 2013

I've stayed at this hotel several times now, and I always come back. It is not only because it is centrally located and I always get excellent service. No, I stay here because Avalon have the best beds with incredibly delicious linens and pillows.

Breakfast is also just great and it's nice to sit and look out on the busy morning traffic. I can happily recommend this hotel to everyone.

Room Tip: I normally stay at the upper floors, deluxe rooms with floor to ceiling windows. Fantastic view!
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  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled on business
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Marknadsavdelningen, Public Relations Manager at Avalon Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2013

Thanks for your feedback, and that you appreciate our beds, although the overall experience is important for our hotel, it is of course a must that our guests sleep well with us.
Waking up refreshed and then take part of our breakfast buffet is a good start, welcome to more days at First Hotel Avalon!

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Reviewed March 13, 2013

This small boutique hotel is crammed full of Scandinavian designer touches and charm. The rooms are of a reasonable size and fully equipped. The room we stayed had a balcony overlooking the Saluhallen, resplendent with a huge horse light/installation, great place to have breakfast or sip tea when the weather is nice. Service is quick and efficient. Location is very central with many shops and boutiques on your doorstep, but quiet due to the double glazing. Great food in Gothenburg, but really recommend you book Fond, which is about a 10 min walk away. Best meal we had in Gothenburg.

I would say this is probably the place to stay in Gothenburg.

Room Tip: Better rooms are on the higher floors.
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  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Marknadsavdelningen, Public Relations Manager at Avalon Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2013

Thanks for your feedback, we are working with the Hotel Avalon gets really happy when we hear that you as our guests thrive and simultaneously appreciate our focus on design, comfort and service.
Getting feedback from you also means that we are constantly working on the development of our product and our services. Welcome back to us at First Hotel Avalon next time you visit Gothenburg.

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Reviewed March 3, 2013

The hotel is unnecessary marketing the superior room with the prospect of getting something extra as a balcony or a circular bed. When the room is in fact a standard room without these perks, with a view of a backstreet, you are bound to be a bit disappointed even if you didn´t really needed a balcony in January or knew what to do with the mini gym.
Nice quality furniture, splendid bathroom, soft bathrobe and a comfy bed lifts the experience. The light by the bed were chillingly icy, the tv screen too small for the room, the mini bar - as usually - ridiculously pricey and I missed a shelf by the tub. The brochures and pamphlets had a far too dominant position on the main wall and the old photography next to it seemed oddly out of place. The emphasis on it being a design hotel gets a bit ostentatiously at times, it would be more hard hitting if that would speak for itself (which it could)
Very nice breakfast in a pleasent, calm environment. Superb location.

  • Stayed: February 2013, traveled solo
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Avalonhotel, General Manager at Avalon Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2013

Thank you for taking your time to write this review. Your feedback is very important to us. In this way we know how we can improve.

I am sorry to hear that the room didnt exceed your expectations. I am glad to hear that you liked our breakfast.

I hope that you are willing to give us a second chance and I will be glad to welcome you again.

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Address: Kungstorget 9, Gothenburg SE-411 17, Sweden
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Location: Sweden > West Coast > Vastra Gotaland County > Gothenburg
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Gothenburg
#4 Romantic Hotel in Gothenburg
#5 Business Hotel in Gothenburg
#5 Family Hotel in Gothenburg
Price Range: $156 - $310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Avalon Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 101
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