Lund is a dynamic city with an rich academic, business and cultural life. Lund is one of the oldest cities in Sweden, dating back to the year 990. The cathedral, built in the 10th century, and the University, founded in 1666, are just two examples of the Lund’s historical heritage.
With 42 000 students enrolled at the university, student life greatly characterizes the city.and the Walpurgis celebrations in the city park, the student choir and the carnival are reoccurring student traditions cherished by all residents.
There are many things to see and do in Lund.The city park with the beautiful Botanical Garden, home to about 7,000 species in its greenhouses and gardens, and Lundagård are popular recreational areas. For the culturally inclined visitor, there is wide range of sights and places to visit such as the Historical museum, the Zoological museum, and Kulturen which consists of a number of different cultural historical museums.
If you are visiting with children, there are also many entertaining and educational activities to explore such as the adventure swim hall Högevallsbadet, the science centre Vattenhallen, run by the technical institute of the University, and Naturum just outside of Lund. If you are in Lund during the summertime, there are many nice beaches and baths not far away.
Our two hotels in Lund both are strategically located. Our three-star Hotel Bishop Arms is located right next to the central station and our four-star Elite Hotel Ideon is situated in the north east section of the city, just a few minutes from the city centre and convenient for anyone travelling by car. At Hotel Bishop Arms there is our appreciated gastro pub The Bishop Arms on the ground floor which serves a pub menue and a wide assortment of drinks with focus on whisky and beer. At Elite Hotel Ideon many of the rooms offer a spectacular view over the characteristic Scanian landscape as the hotel is located in the tallest building in the city. The hotel hosts two appreciated restaurants, North East and the Italian trattoria Paolo’s.
Hotel Bishops Arms Lund is located only 300 meters away from the Central train station and parts of Lund University. Here you stay in the central parts of Lund within walking distance of the city’s cultural and entertainment offerings. You have direct connections to both Copenhagen and Malmö Airport, travel times approximately 35 minutes and 40 minutes. The 39 rooms are comfortably furnished in a classic modern style with bathroom and comfortable beds from DUX. Wireless network access is available throughout the hotel and is of course free for our guests. Our gastro pub The Bishops Arms is placed at the first floor, here you can enjoy a wide selection of beers and whiskies’ and even a popular pub menu.
Elite Hotel Ideon is located in the north part of Lund and is a part of the city's highest building Ideon Gateway. Within comfortable walking distance are a well-served bus stop, from here you easily travel by bus in to the city center, Malmö and even Malmö Airport. For those who arrive by car is a parking garage placed opposite the hotel entrance. Our hotel offers 178 tastefully furnished rooms, many of them offers beautiful views towards the surroundings. The hotels Wi-Fi and relax department with gym and sauna can be used free of charge for our guests. At the entrance floor you find the á la carte restaurant NorthEast and the Italian café and restaurant Paolo’s.