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Elite Stadshotellet, Karlstad

View from the balcony over a Karlstad at dusk

About Elite Stadshotellet in Karlstad

Kungsgatan 22, 652 24 Karlstad

Elite Stadshotellet Karlstad is one of the country´s most beautiful hotels and is centrally located by the riverside of Klarälven close to shopping and restaurants. The hotel offers 183 modern hotel rooms, a cosy pub and modern conference rooms. The hotel also has Vana Spa with hammam and Rooftop by Vana with a pool and bar.

4 star hotel
183 non smoking rooms
Spa & rooftop
Unique banquet hall
The Bishops Arms
Gym & Relax
Charging points
Green Key eco-label

Centrally located in Karlstad, by the river of Klarälven, Elite Stadshotellet offers a delightful stay for business travelers, conference guests and anyone who wants to experience Karlstad. The hotel is located in the city's heart, just a short walk from shopping and culture. If you arrive by train, the central station is just a 7-minute walk from the hotel.

Elite Stadshotellet offers eight modern venues for up to 250 people, for conferences and all kinds of events. On the ground floor facing the river you’ll find the gastropub The Bishops Arms which is a popular meeting place for locals, hotel guests and visitors to the city. You’ll also find a gym at the hotel, equipped with training machines, free weights and a sauna.

In 2021 the hotel expanded with 45 hotel rooms and a spa, Vana Spa, with hammam and the rooftop terrace Rooftop by Vana with a bar and a heated pool. In the open air, visitors can enjoy a fantastic view over Klarälven, good food and drinks from the bar.
We dare to say that Elite Stadshotellet in Karlstad is one of the most beautiful hotels in Sweden. When the hotel opened in 1871, it had an impressive character that you can still see traces from. The hotel has been carefully restored to keep its beautiful original details and to ensure the best quality for our hotel guests. Elite Stadshotellet in Karlstad is certified by Green Key.


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