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Dream stays: our top 3 must-stay hotels in Visby, Gotland

Visby’s most stylish and personal hotel stays

Visby, the heart of Gotland, is a UNESCO World Heritage site famed for its medieval city wall and timeless charm. Known as the city of roses and ruins, it showcases a rich blend of Viking and Hanseatic heritage, standing as one of Europe’s best-preserved medieval towns​​​​. Visby’s Botanical Garden, with its array of roses and exotic plants, epitomizes the town’s natural beauty​​. The town is also a hub for vibrant events like the Medieval Week, bringing history to life with markets, knights, and crafts. With its historical allure, natural landscapes, and lively cultural scene, Visby offers an unforgettable escape.

Overview: Visby’s top 3 hotels

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Hotell Helgeand Wisby

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Clarion Hotel Wisby

Hotell Helgeand Wisby Gotland Sweden hotel review
Hotell Helgeand Wisby Gotland Sweden hotel review

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Hotell Helgeand Wisby

Hotell Helgeand Wisby in Gotland stands just outside Visby’s historic ring wall, adjacent to the majestic cathedral. This family-owned hotel, set in one of the town’s oldest buildings, exudes rustic charm across its 17-room property, complete with its own serene park. A standout feature is room 15, the knight’s room, where guests can indulge in an atmosphere of medieval elegance. This room is adorned with muted red plastered limestone walls and features a majestic four-poster Carpe Diem bed and a luxurious hot tub, blending historical grandeur with modern comfort. Each of the hotel’s 20 rooms, including this exquisite knight’s room, is designed with medieval inspiration and modern standards, ensuring guests experience unparalleled quality of sleep. The hotel’s unique location allows easy access to Visby’s dining, parks and seafront.

Hotell Helgeand Wisby
Norra Kyrkogatan 3c
Visby
Sweden

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Clarion Hotel Wisby Gotland Sweden hotel review
Clarion Hotel Wisby Gotland Sweden hotel review

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Clarion Hotel Wisby

Clarion Hotel Wisby encapsulated within the ancient city walls of Visby. This unique establishment offers beautiful 212 rooms. The hotel is renowned for its commitment to sustainability and aims to be climate neutral in its operations by 2030, partly by cutting food waste by half. Guests can indulge in an array of dining options, including The Social Bar & Bistro and Kaptenshuset, where a turn-of-the-century ambiance complements the exquisite, locally-sourced cuisine. For those seeking a seamless experience, express check-in and digital room access via smartphone are provided.

Clarion Hotel Wisby
Strandgatan 6
Visby
Sweden

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Villa Alma Visby Gotland hotel review
Villa Alma Visby Gotland hotel review

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Villa Alma

This beautiful boutique hotel in Visby distinguishes itself as a perfect spot where comfort meets elegance. It is strategically positioned to offer its guests unparalleled access to both the sea and popular medieval Almedalen park. The hotel prides itself on its diverse accommodation options, ranging from cosy rooms to luxurious suites. The dining experience at Villa Alma is noteworthy, with its restaurant, Alma’s, providing a delightful setting for meals. As a guest, you can enjoy their food indoors with views of Almedalen or on the terrace overlooking the sea. The menu, served during dinner from Wednesday to Saturday, promises a culinary delight, further enriched by the option of unwinding at the bar within the same operating hours. Villa Alma’s prime location ensures that guests have front-row access to Visby’s best attractions, including the Strandpromenaden, Visby Havsbad and the Botanical Garden.

Villa Alma
Strandgatan 8
Visby
Sweden

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