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Deluxe with a view are rooms that offer a stunning view over the river of Klarälven, some with balcony. The rooms are furnished with a double bed or two single beds, sofa or armchairs, a practical workspace as well as coffee and tea. Some rooms have parquet flooring, others fitted carpets. Fresh bathroom with shower and bathrobe.
Our Suite is newly renovated and modernly decorated in light colors. This suite has a living room, a bed room and a balcony with a beautiful view over the river Klarälven. The bathroom has a shower and a bathtub. This suite is equipped with telephone, television, minibar, safety box, WiFi, coffee machine, bathrobes, hair dryer and slippers.
Our executive suite is newly renovated and decorated in modern and light colors. This suite has one reception room with a desk and a generous seating area, one bedroom and a balcony with a beautiful view over the river Klarälven. This executive suite has one bathroom with a bathtub and a separate guest toilet. The room is equipped with coffee machine, telephone, television, minibar, safety box, WiFi, bathrobes, hair dryer and slippers.
Located in central 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 heart of the city, just a short walk from shopping and culture. If you arrive by train, the central station is just a 7-minute walk from the building.
Feel at home in the hotel's modern and inviting rooms that are equipped with a nice bed, a relaxing armchair and a workplace for creative ideas. There is a gym equipped with training machines, free weights, and a sauna. Enjoy the gastropub The Bishops Arms that is a popular meeting place for locals, hotel guests, and visitors to the city.
Elite Stadshotellet is a full-service hotel with meeting rooms for conferences, mingle and events. We offer eight modern venues for up to 250 people.
We dare to say that Elite Stadshotellet in Karlstad is one of the most beautiful hotels in Sweden. When the hotel opened in 1870 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.
About Elite Stadshotellet
In 1870, when the hotel was first opened, there was access to materials, skills, and expertise that we can only dream about today. Marble, hardwood, and chandeliers as well as stuccos and ornaments created a special atmosphere and contributed to the way that Stadshotellet in Karlstad still looks like today. It is all about true quality and craftsmanship!
Back in the days, the hotel was one of the largest and most beautiful hotels in Sweden. In 1904 electricity was installed and a few years later each room was fitted with heating pipes and each floor with a toilet. That was regarded as pure luxury – finally the commodes could be removed once and for all.
In 1905 when the agreement to dissolve the union between Sweden and Norway was signed in Karlstad, the entire Norwegian delegation stayed at Stadshotellet.
Many guests have returned year after year to Stadshotellet in Karlstad. One of them, the famous poet Gustaf Fröding, always sat at the same table in the dining room enjoying a , of arrack punch while he gathered ideas to his poems.
Over the years, the hotel has undergone continuous renovation and updates. We have been careful to let quality rule every step of the way, as we would like to keep the hotel’s charming character for another hundred years. All areas in the hotel have been carefully designed to keep its character and yet remain functional.
Elite Stadshotellet Karlstad has complimentary wireless Internet access. Choose ‘EliteWifi’ and open your browser. Enter your e-mail address for access. We have an office with a computer and printer for use by guests. For further information, contact reception.
Monday - Friday
06.30 - 09.30
07.30 - 10.30
07.30 - 10.30*
Regular breakfast opening hours (start 13/8)
*In connection with Snooze the breakfast is served until 12 o'clock
We have a small gym and sauna at the hotel. There is a separate sauna for women. We also cooperate with SATS, where guests can purchase a gym card from us at a discounted price.
Laundry and dry cleaning left at reception before 9am can generally be collected the same day. Available Monday-Friday
We offer room service:
Monday – Friday from 6.30am - 9.30am and 4.00pm - 11.00pm
Saturday – Sunday from 7.30am – 10.30am and 4.00pm – 11.00pm
Room service fee 125 sek.
We use a nearby multi-storey car park.
At Elite HStadshotellet we want to promote health and therefore we offers all who likes to run and exercise default routes in the app Runkeeper. We have produced our favorite rounds as you can easily follow, three routes of varying length from 3 to 12 kilometers.
Elite Stadshotellet is environmentally certified with the Green Key. Green Key is an ecolabel for hotels, conference centers, youth hostels and campsites. Green Key is awarded after a series of environmental requirements are met. Read more at http://www.green-key.org
Elite Stadshotellet Karlstad is located in the city centre, close to the river of Klarälven. Here we can help you to arrange successful meetings and corporate events. Our conference facilities are modern and functional with high standard and full service. We have capacity for up to 250 people.
When you step inside The Bishops Arms, it feels like you came from one of London’s narrow streets. Authentic pub atmosphere, tasty and affordable food, music that allows a sensible conversation.
Monday – Thursday 16.00 – 00.00
Friday 16.00 – 01.00
Saturday 13.00 – 01.00
Sunday 16.00 – 23.00
Elite Stadshotellet Karlstad has three conference rooms that are well suited for smaller meetings. All rooms have been renovated in 2014 and have a nice location on the first floor with a view over the river Klarälven.
"Easy Meetings" booked no earlier than 2 days before arrival. Start price are quoted per person and excl. VAT. The offer are valid for up to 10 people in a maximum of 4 hours and subject to availability.
Book a Love Package at Elite Stadshotellet in Karlstad. We offer 138 delightful rooms in a building dating from the late 1800s. You are welcomed with exotic fruit, chocolates and a bottle of Champagne. Enjoy your breakfast in the privacy of your room or in the restaurant where we serve a generous breakfast buffé
Positive: The location in the city. Very comfortable
To improve: The Pub is obviously too small, very difficult to find a seat for dinner
Thank you Hakan for writing about your stay with us! We are happy to hear you enjoyed it! Welcome back! Best regards Anna Björkenstam Wedberg Elite Stadshotellet, Karlstad
Positive: It was close to everything so we could walk to various spots downtown.
To improve: Get the bathrooms more equipt by getting somewhere to put the used soap in, get something to put your shampoo and other bottles in in the shower and a make up mirror that hangs on the wall and enlarge. There were no such basic thing in the bathroom.
Dear Helene! We appreciate that you have answering on our online survey and we are glad that you leave this feedback to us. I will talk to our decorator about this. Suggestions and comments from our guests are very important to us. We look forward to the next opportunity to welcome you back to Elite Hotels of Sweden! Best regards, Victoria Jensen Elite Stadshotellet, Karlstad
Positive: Sengen. Morgenmaden. Badet
Positive: Närheten till sevärdigheter å staden, och frukosten var jättebra 11/10 😊👌🏽👌🏽 Trevlig personal å bra städning av personalen trotts att vi sa det inte behövdes 😊
Bäste gäst! Stort tack för ert fina omdöme och för att ni tagit er tiden och svarat på våt gästenkät. Kul att höra att ni är nöjda med er vistelse hos oss. Vi vill passa på att önska en fortsatt fin vecka och varmt välkomna tillbaka till Elite Hotels of Sweden! Vänligen Victoria Jensen Elite Stadshotellet, Karlstad
Positive: Center of Karlstad
To improve: I change the room three times, all cold. Desk, no compartments. Bedside table, very small.
Other: Staff are very friendly
Thank you, For answering our online survey. We hope to continuously improve with your feedback. Suggestions and comments are important to us. We look forward to the next opportunity to welcome you back to Elite Hotels of Sweden! Best regards, Victoria Elite Stadshotellet, Karlstad
Positive: Long check out and breakfast!!!
To improve: Open Bishops earlier,
Dear Maria! Thank you for answering our online survey. We´re glad to hear that you had a nice visit at our hotel. We appreciate your feedback. Comments and suggestions from our guests are very important to us, thank you! We looking forward to welcome you back to Elite Hotels of Sweden! Best regards Victoria Jensen Elite Stadshotellet, Karlstad
Positive: great room and breakfast
Thank you for a lovely review! Best regards Anna Björkenstam Wedberg Elite Stadshotellet, Karlstad
Dear Bengt! Thank you for you´re nice feedback, we´re glad to hear that you like our breakfast. We appreciate that you answering on our online survey. We look forward to the next opportunity to welcome you back to Elite Hotels of Sweden! Best regards, Victoria Elite Stadshotellet, Karlstad
Positive: Quiet, yet very central location.
Dear Heidi, Thank you for answering our online survey. Feedback from our guests are very important to us! We look forward to the next opportunity to welcome you back to Elite Hotels of Sweden! Best regards, Victoria Jensen Elite Stadshotellet, Karlstad
Directions by car
From E18: drive towards Skåre and then to the city centre. The hotel is located at the corner of Kungsgatan and Museigatan, the entrance is from Kungsgatan.
From Karlstad Airport: drive towards the city centre, keep to the left and turn left to Klara, Tingvalla. After about 400 metres, turn right to Sandbäcksgatan and you will see the hotel on the left side after the bridge.
Directions by train
The hotel is located 500 metres from Karlstad Central Station. Walk Järnvägsgatan straight up from the central station towards the river (Klarälven). The hotel is on the right side of the bridge.
The bus station is located at Drottninggatan. Go east along Drottninggatan to the city centre and turn left to Järnvägsgatan. The hotel is located just before the bridge, on the right side of Klarälven.
Central station 300 m
Karlstad Airport 17 km
Sandgrund Lars Lerin 300 m
Wermland Opera 50 m
Mariebergsskogen - Karlstad City Park 2,5 km
Löfbergs Arena 4 km
Karlstad CCC 800 m
Karlstads Universitet: 7 km
Stora Enso AB: 5 km
Myndigheten för Samhällsskydd och Beredskap MSB: 700 m
Konsumentverket: 500 m
Valmet: 3 km