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“Grand hotel with good service, city centre”

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Elite Plaza Hotel Goteborg
Ranked #9 of 65 Hotels in Gothenburg
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 31 May 2011

This is a grand old hotel with high cielings and large airy rooms. The room was clean and comfortable.
As the location is in the centre of town you expect some passing noise and there was some noise but I slept very well without needing to use ear plugs. The floors are wooden so I suspect it will depend on whether the people in the room above you like to walk around late at night!
The staff were very good and the breakfast was nice and calm. I would stay here again.

  • Stayed: May 2011, travelled on business
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Reviewed 23 May 2011

Great room space and cleanliness of the facilities.
Attentive service and fantastic service at the Front Desk.
The Plaza bar is underestimated as it is calm and serve a variety of cocktails!

  • Stayed: May 2011, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 19 April 2011

I was staying at Elite Plaza for two nights. Service was very good. They had booked my room for only one night (a human error, perhaps), but it was solved in a jiffy and I got to stay two nights as planned. Superior room was quite small and dark, it was on the backside of the hotel and it had no ceiling light fixtures. There was very little closet space for one's clothes, only hangers and no shelves. The room was very quiet and the bed was comfortable, so I had a good night's sleep. Breakfast was good and versatile enough, the most important thing to me is to have bacon, eggs and coffee (which was excellent, btw).

  • Stayed: April 2011, travelled on business
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Thank Janna78
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Reviewed 25 March 2011

The Plaza is situated in a very central location in Gothenburg. The building is truly a grand old building. It dates from 1889 and considerable effort appears to have been taken to preserve the old fashioned charm

The service when checking in was swift and polite. Was given my room within a few minutes of arriving. The room was on the fourth floor and I was pleasantly surprised that it was fairly big. The decor was not entirely new and modern but it did fit the style of the hotel.

The room had a good sized desk,comfortable chairs as well as a very comfortable bed. There were plenty of lamps in the room but would have been nice to have a light switch controlling all lamps (now I had to walk around the room to turn on several lamps). There was no iron, ironing board or coffee/tea making facilities but there was a sign at the desk that one could ask the reception for it - did ask and it was promptly brought to my room. The hotel of course offers free wifi and a pretty good selection of TV channels.

The bathroom was fairly small but still sufficient. It had a tub (and there were bathrobes in the room).Seeing that it is a five star hotel I would have expected better quality shower gel, shampoo etc, now it was the standard stuff one finds in all Elite hotels.

The hotel has a nice pub (the same chain as in many other elite hotels, the Bishops Arms) in the basement and there is also a very nice restaurant. The spa and fitness centre are also above average.

Breakfast was not excellent but not as poor as some others have stated. The selection of bread, cold food etc was good. The hot food was limited but good quality. A bit annoying that they charge extra for additional things such as some variety's of coffee (like lattes etc) as well as omelette's, pancakes and such.

Service and quality wise I would not rate the hotel as a five star hotel but considering the price level it is not priced as a five star hotel either so to me it is really great for the price paid.

  • Stayed: March 2011, travelled on business
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Reviewed 7 March 2011

First the positive:
Nice old building
Wonderful pub downstairs (although its sister on Avenyn is a little bit better)
Good central location
Wonderful beds

The negative:
It was freezing cold in our room
The floor creaked a lot when you walked on it (probably nice floor boards under the wall to wall carpeting).
Small bathroom.
Old building means old windows means you here the nice outside - a lot of screaming and yelling in the middle of the night and some loud music too.
Breakfast was a real dissapointment. Dry bread, limited assortment, they charged you extra for anything else then plain coffee or tea. I've had much better breakfast at middle class hotels (the Stena ferries breakfast is better).

It doesn't really live up to its 5 stars and the high price - you can find a better hotel in Gothenburg.

  • Stayed: February 2011, travelled as a couple
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Thank SwedenDennis
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Reviewed 30 December 2010

Noise is the hotels main problem. Old building, and a lot of rooms are either facing the street with a lot of traffic or towards the atrium which holds the restaurant. Make sure you get a room not facing this two problem-areas and your are going to have a great stay. Friendly staff, great breakfast, and great location.

  • Stayed: December 2010, travelled with family
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Reviewed 21 December 2010

Nice hotel in a good location but very small single rooms. Hazzle with wifi. Breakfast small but good.

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Thank Elvis_from_Sweden
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Additional Information about Elite Plaza Hotel Goteborg

Address: 3 Vaestra Hamngatan | Box 11065, Gothenburg 411 17, Sweden
Region: Sweden > West Coast > Vastra Gotaland County > Gothenburg
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
#8 Luxury Hotel in Gothenburg
#9 Business Hotel in Gothenburg
#11 Romantic Hotel in Gothenburg
Price Range: £109 - £181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Elite Plaza Hotel Goteborg 5*
Number of rooms: 139
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