Q: What is it? A: A smaller, more personal hotel, tucked away on side street of Stockholm, yet very centrally located. The lobby makes the hotel seem larger than it is. Don’t be fooled, though. Hotel Hellsten still has only 30 rooms. Which is a good thing if you ask me. In the booking system, [...]
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Q: What is it? A: An institution. The Stockholm nightlife is not complete without Berns. The weekend brunch is also well established among city slickers who want to escape cooking on Saturdays and Sundays. Instead of scrambled eggs and bacon for brunch… The brunch must be a restaurateur’s dream; hordes of guests coming in with [...]
Q: What is it? A: A nice hotel which, although not located in the epicenter of the city, stands out as a functional, not too pricey alternative in St. Pete. A nice place. Not bad at all. ”A very nice hotel. Keep in mind that this is Russia.” Those are the words of the local [...]
Q: What is it? A: An odd combo of Japanese-themed spa, conference hotel and retreat, located just outside Stockholm. Voted Stockholms best spa year after year… but this time I rated it lower. It used to have four stars in my book. I ripped two of them out after my last visit. There are good [...]
Q: What is it? A: A very good hotel. With a Michelin-starred restaurant. Plus a huge wine-cellar. Let’s not forget about the great staff. So competent that it might feel a bit… German, (I’ll leave that open to your own interpretation). Wrong street? You’re only moments from telling the cab driver that Entschuldigen Sie bitte, [...]
Q: What is it? A: A palace-like place that got its final design touches by a certain white-haired gentleman. Way friendlier on the inside than on the outside. This is not a hotel. This is a Schloss! I don’t exactly go ooh! and aah! over places that pride themselves to be posh, stuffy or classic. [...]