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“Messy hotel but good for tennis enthusiasts!” 3 of 5 bubbles
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Hotel Skansen
Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in Bastad
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Helsinki, Finland
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138 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Messy hotel but good for tennis enthusiasts!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2012

Skansen has a nice location by the sea. It´s a very good choice for tennis freaks, especially during Swedish Open. Rooms are a bit worn out and not very clean, the drain of the washbasin in our room was blocked. Breakfast was very good, also the staff at the front desk was very helpful and friendly.

Room Tip: Try to get a room with the sea view.
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled on business
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  • Location
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  • Rooms
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Oslo, Norway
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293 reviews
97 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2012

If you happen to be in the greater Copenhagen and Malmø area, there are numerous small towns along the great coastline to visit. One of them is Båstad. I personally thinks the town is nothing special, but Skansen Hotel is the place to be during the Swedish Open Tennis tournaments in July. For a single room, I was charged around EUR 300 per night. I had views toward a wall and on the ground floor. The room itself was small but nice, the service was decent, and the food was anything but exciting. A drink in the bar has got the same price as in NOBU in London, but it lacks the flavor and the international jet setters. Instead you have drunks Swedes singing around a piano.

Room Tip: Choose the main building with views
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled solo
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London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2012

If you're going to Båstad during the summer, this is the place to stay. Excellent breakfast, dinner at award winning 'Sand', quick service and less than 1 minute walk to the beach, tennis court and most popular nightclubs. The rooms are rather small, even though we stayed in one of the more premium ones near the tennis court.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Helsingborg, Sweden
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48 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2012

Skansen is located in the heart of Båstad, the Swedish Tennis Metropol and just 100 mtrs.
from the sea, it´s rather big but still cosy and with modern,designed rooms.
There is also Spa/Treatment/Gym and indoor pool, saunas, restaurant and bars and even
a bathinghouse 50 mtrs. out in the sea (open all year around) if you dear risk it.
And the city of Båstad with cubblestone streets, shops and restaurants, it´s so nice.

Room Tip: All rooms are good with low traffic noice. Maybe you should choose lower floors if you don´t like t...
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  • Stayed March 2012, traveled as a couple
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Hollviken, Sweden
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86 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2011

What a wonderful hotel - elegant but relaxed, well maintained, beautiful location and excellent service and food. From the reception to the restaurant - all done with a smile even at its most busy times. We stayed in the old grain storage building that had been redone 10 years ago to act as a hotel - it worked seamlessly. Smallish hotel rooms, but oozing charm. We were there for a Friday night with Dinner and Dance. The surroundings couldnt have been better. Next time - and there will definitely be a next time - we'll stay for the weekend and make sure to use the Spa - both in and out door.

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled as a couple
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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27 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2011

I have stayed at this hotel twice and it is lovely! Especially the "Kallbadhus" is an exceptiional experience. The hotel is nice, clean and modern, the spa is also very nice and the food in the restaurant is good - the breakfast buffet is amazing. But the real treat is the sorroundings. Beautiful landscape and a soothing view over the sea, very blissful!

I have only been here in the fall and never when there is a tennis tournament going on. Do watch out for those as you will get no peace and quiet then! They sometimes allow kids in the spa - ask in advance when. The spa is so much greater without them ;)

All in all a good place for a romantic getaway or a relaxing girls' weekend.

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled as a couple
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Sweden
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21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2011

A very relaxing time was spent at Hotel Skansen in Båstad with a group of friends. We stayed in one of the villas around the tennis court which was excellent (great interconnecting rooms with a kitchennet and extra bed in between). Spa was good, pool was nice. Tried the zumba class and a yoga class which were great. Sunday brunch quite fantastic - not to be missed!
All in all a great experience!

Room Tip: See above!
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  • Stayed April 2011, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Property: Hotel Skansen
Address: 2 Kyrkogatan | Bastad, Bastad 269 33, Sweden
Location: Sweden > Skane County > Bastad
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in Bastad
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Hotel Skansen 4.5*
Number of rooms: 138
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