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The top 7 weekend getaways and hotel stays near Stockholm

Energising retreats and weekend hotels near Stockholm

Are you ready for a weekend escape that will leave you feeling rejuvenated and inspired? Look no further than the enchanting hotels and getaways located just a stone’s throw away from Stockholm. Immerse yourself in the serene countryside, unwind at a luxurious spa, or discover the hidden gems of the Stockholm Archipelago. With breathtaking scenery, charming towns, and endless opportunities for adventure, these destinations are perfect for a truly unforgettable weekend. Get ready to recharge your batteries and embrace the magic of Sweden’s countryside with our guide to the top weekend getaways and hotel stays near Stockholm.

Overview: The top 7 Stockholm weekend getaways

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Görvälns Slott

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Smådalarö Gård Hotell & Spa

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Vår Gård Saltsjöbaden

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Steam Hotel

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Ad Astra by Elite

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Ellery Beach House​

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Julita Wärdshus

Görvälns Slott Järfälla Uppland Sweden hotel stay
Görvälns Slott Järfälla Uppland Sweden hotel stay

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Görvälns Slott

Nestled in a tranquil area with water and picturesque surroundings lies a small boutique hotel, Görvälns Slott, where each room is uniquely and exquisitely decorated in Rococo style. The dining experience at this hotel is on a whole new level, with an expert sommelier offering a perfectly curated wine selection to pair with dishes such as succulent scallops with cucumber, plum, soy and brown butter, or tartare of aged beef with smoked almonds, wax beans and tarragon. The breakfast is just as impressive, with a wide range of hot and cold options, homemade sausages, bacon, eggs, and fresh bread. The bar offers a vast array of drinks, including its signature cocktails.

Görvälns Slott
Görvälnsvägen
Järfälla
Sweden

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Smådalarö Gård Hotell Spa Dalarö Södermanland Sweden hotel stay

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Smådalarö Gård Hotell & Spa

Located just 50 minutes from Stockholm, Smådalarö Gård Hotell & Spa has undergone a major renovation and is now one of Sweden’s largest spa hotels. With 118 rooms, the hotel offers a range of activities including tennis, golf, and padel. The spa and relaxation areas are both inside and outside, covering 2,000 square meters, and the gym is state-of-the-art. Guests can choose from six bars and restaurants, and the hotel’s newly renovated restaurant, Brasserie & Bränneri, offers a gastronomic experience with a rustic touch, inspired by the hotel’s history, the surrounding nature, and the beautiful archipelago views.

Smådalarö Gård Hotell & Spa
Smådalarövägen 100
Dalarö
Sweden

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Photography courtesy of Smådalarö Gård Hotell & Spa

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Vår Gård Saltsjöbaden Södermanland Sweden hotel weekend getaway
Vår Gård Saltsjöbaden Södermanland Sweden hotel weekend getaway

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Vår Gård Saltsjöbaden

This charming destination is home to 142 elegantly appointed rooms, each offering tranquillity and comfort with the soft whispers of the nearby sea. In 2023, Vår Gård introduced its pièce de résistance, the exclusive Skärtofta Restaurant located within the historic confines of Villa Skärtofta. To accompany your culinary adventures, don’t miss the stylish cocktail bar, Tant Grön, where expertly mixed libations meet an unbeatable sea view. More than just a hotel and restaurant, Vår Gård has cultivated a culture of sustainable practices, making it a beacon for eco-conscious meetings and experiences.

Vår Gård Saltsjöbaden
Ringvägen 6
Saltsjöbaden
Sweden

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Photography courtesy of Fanny Rådvik and Vår Gård Saltsjöbaden
Steam Hotel Västerås Västmanland Sweden hotel stay

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Steam Hotel

A majestic centennial celebration awaits at Steam Hotel, as the iconic Kokpunkten power station reimagines itself as an industrial-romantic dream. Nestled by the tranquil shores of Lake Mälaren, the hotel’s 18 floors and 230 rooms opened in 2017, boasting two restaurants, two bars and a memorable spa experience. Relive the bygone era of steam power, as the grand old turbines are ingeniously integrated into the spa treatments. The old power plant is beautifully repurposed, including a grand winter garden, indoor and outdoor pools and stunningly designed rooms.

Steam Hotel
Ångkraftsvägen 14
Västerås
Sweden

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Photography courtesy of Steam Hotel

Ad Astra by Elite Södertälje Södermanland Sweden hotel stay

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Ad Astra by Elite

Ad Astra, which means ’to the stars’ in Latin, is a first-class international hotel destination focused on relaxation and experiences with influences from the warm and generous Riviera. Located in AstraZeneca’s former headquarters at Snäckviken in Södertälje, this hotel is a combination of design, playful colours and carefully selected furniture that recreates the feeling of the colourful and glamorous Riviera.

Ad Astra by Elite
Västra Mälarehamnen 9
Södertälje
Sweden

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Photography courtesy of Ad Astra by Elite

Ellery Beach House Stockholm Sweden hotel resort

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Ellery Beach House

For urban kids looking to get out of Stockholm for a couple of days, Ellery Beach House is far enough from the city to get a dose of fresh air yet close enough if urban withdrawal symptoms were to occur. It is Sweden’s first and only beach club, and the place to go for leisurely days in the sun with multiple pools, fireplaces, saunas, cabanas, padel courts and an indoor and outdoor gym. You’ll feel as if you’re in Palm Springs thanks to the music, cocktails, cuisine and activities.

Ellery Beach House
Elfviks udde
Lidingö
Sweden

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Photography courtesy of Ellery Beach House

Julita Wärdshus Julita Södermanland Sweden restaurant hotel stay
Julita Wärdshus Julita Södermanland Sweden restaurant hotel stay

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Julita Wärdshus

In the idyllic region of Södermanland, the charming Julita Wärdshus is being transformed into a gastronomic destination. Acquired by Tommy Myllymäki, the star chef behind the Michelin-starred restaurant Aira, Julita Wärdshus aims to combine world-class dining with overnight stays in historical surroundings. The culinary prowess is helmed by Gustav Leonhardt, the winner of Bocuse d’Or Sweden 2023. The menu features a clear Nordic and local profile, served in a setting that can accommodate 24 guests. The accommodations are nestled in the beautiful mansion wings of Julita Gård, parts of which date back to the 15th century.

Julita Wärdshus
Julita
Sweden

Photography courtesy of Julita Wärdshus

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