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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We stayed here over Christmas as it was close to family. We booked a suite and we were glad we did as there was plenty of space the relax. The furnishing was basic but clean and functional. The best parts were the adjustable electric beds and the huge whirlpool bath. I used it most days! The hotel also has a...

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hotelskansen, Hotellchef at Hotel Skansen, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. I appreciate your comments regarding our rooms, breakfast and spa. We certainly look forward to welcoming you back in the very near future. Best Regards Sofia Kahnt Hotel Manager

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We stayed one night at Hotel Skansen in the off season. As a result the hotel was very quiet. Seemed like it would be a great place for couples. Staff were helpful and food was excellent. Room was comfortable. It was a good location for exploring Oland and Kalmar. I'd like to return in the summer months to enjoy more...

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hotelskansen, Hotellchef at Hotel Skansen, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your positive comments. I am very happy to read that you had good experience with us. We look forward to have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the very near future. Best Regards Sofia Kahnt Hotel manager

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2016

The food and service is amazing, great place to kick back and relax. We had a day at the spa, drinks in the hot tub and then went across to the restaurant for a very tasty dinner. The staff spoke English and recommended what was local and there house dishes.

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hotelskansen, Hotellchef at Hotel Skansen, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your positive comments. I am very happy to read that you had wonderful experience with us. We look forward to have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the very near future. Best Regards Sofia Kahnt Hotel manager

San Diego, California
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Perfect stop on a roadtrip between Malmö and Stockholm. Immaculate and modern. Very nice room, pool, spa, lovely restaurant well stocked bar/lounge with many vignette sitting areas. Service was slow at times (we actually had to look for a server twice) but worth the wait. Prices were fair and the setting was lovely. My wife and I would come back...

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hotelskansen, Hotellchef at Hotel Skansen, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. I appreciate your comments regarding our rooms, location , restaurant and spa. We certainly look forward to welcoming you back in the very near future. Best Regards Sofia Kahnt Hotel manager

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Skansen offers everything you could wish for when visiting Öland. Nice lounges for relaxing, comfortable rooms, great restaurant(s), both indoor and outdoor seating and small pool area for relaxing. Perfect location for going either north or south of the island.

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Reviewed 14 August 2016

No attention at all from two waiters. No questions to the food, no questions to as we wanted more wine, dessert etc. Really bad. But once we where about to leave the waiter were eager to get us to sign

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hotelskansen, Hotellchef at Hotel Skansen, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. Best Regards Sofia Kahnt Hotel manager

Ballerup, Denmark
Reviewed 2 August 2016

My wife and I have booked room for three days and arrived Friday afternoon. We got, after some waiting time a very nice room in the new wing. First the positive stuff. Nice room, very nice breakfast and the free coffee with cookies all day long. Also the music every night was fine. We went to the restaurant for dinner...

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Köpenhamn, Danmark
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Real nice hotel, but the lack of trained employees spoiled the event. Let me give you an example. The night that there was EM football final, the restaurant was full but there was only 3 tired waiters on job and no one to attend bar. It was nearly impossible to get a drink or even pay the bill. You emphasize...

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Finland
Reviewed 31 July 2016

If you want to explore the sights (I recommend to concentrate on the archaeological sites) of the southern and northern parts of Öland in a couple of days, it is best to have a lodging in the centre. Hotel Skansen is a good choice with beautiful, clean, modern rooms. In comparison with the high room rates, the breakfast was quite...

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Norrkoping, Sweden
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Good standard in the rooms. AC/heating worked well. Clean, friendly. Lived up to expectations for the room and surroundings. Ample parking during our visit but crowded when hotel had "special nights". Lovely lounge and coffee all day was a very good differentiator. Very comprehensive breakfast but "fine dining" was a little pretentious and a little pricey.

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Thank you for your evolution! Best Regards Sofia Kahnt Manager

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Hotel Skansen Restaurang
Hotel Skansen Restaurang
Cuisines: European, Swedish, Scandinavian
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The green embankments, surrounding our park are the remains of a fortress, Farjestadens Skans. You are indeed in "the middle of history", here at Hotel Skansen. The fortress is from the early 1600's and was then called "Krakeskars Skans". It probably played an important part at the time of the Danish invasion 1611. Around 1700 a district-courthouse was constructed inside the fortress. The buildings you see today were built 1811, and while they originally served as a courthouse, they have since 1901 been a hotel. We will do our very best to make your stay comfortable and joyful. Is anything missing or is it something you desire? Please let us know - We will do our best to fulfil your wishes. The Hotel Hotel Skansen have 79 rooms - 24 double rooms in "Tingshuset" including 6 suites with Jacuzzi, and 55 rooms in the main building, where 36 of them are brand new and ready to stay in from may 2015. All rooms with satellite TV and telephone. A modern hotel with a personal atmosphere and old charm. Family owned and managed. The Restaurant Dining rooms for up to 500 persons and a beautiful summer veranda. SPA In "Tingshuset" you find a relaxation area with indoor pool, Jacuzzi and sauna. We have 6 beautiful rooms for spa treatments and an exercise room in the basement. Location Centrally located in Farjestaden, close to the Oland bridge, with just 300 meters to the nearest beach, close to the shopping centre and in the middle of the island of Oland. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Skansen

Address: 1 Tingshusgatan, Farjestaden, Oland 386 30, Sweden
Region: Sweden > Oland > Farjestaden
Price Range: £114 - £165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Skansen 4*
Number of rooms: 79
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“The newer section on the east side of the hotel is very nice.”
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