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“Excellent View. "Gourmet Food" (Few food)”

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Hotel Gyllene Uttern
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Granna
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Is a hotel restaurant located in an old castle which have an incredible view of the lake. In spite of his beauty, the food is really few, very good one but not too much. the place has also an small church. The personal is attentive. Only the bathroom was piss smally, but that is generalized on this country were even the trains smaell bad

  • Stayed: May 2017, travelled on business
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Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Gyllene Uttern is somehow a Swedish institution. Perhaps because everyone and anyone that has driven through Sweden will know where it is. The buildings have been built and re-built over many years and at the moment the main building has a very cosy old style feel to it. The former terrace has been glassed in and now constitutes a dining room. Style wise not really in keeping with the remainder of the building but we forgive them for that as it is clearly more useful to have indoor dining than outdoor dining in Sweden. And the view is fantastic.
The sleeping quarters are in a newer less charming building and are really nothing special.
Dinner was nice and assume breakfast is good too (I had to leave too early to know).
If you stay here, do it for the views and to know that you have been there :-)

Stayed: February 2017, travelled on business
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

I had the chance to stay there and to enjoy dinner in the panoramic restaurant. The food was superb, the service flawless and with exactly the personal touch which you would like without being overdone, and the location really does not need any further explanation!
The crew at the reception was efficient and super-friendly and even helped me out with my missing bag.
The rooms in their annex are ok, the view out of the windows incredibly superb, I guess great for wedding pictures ;-)
In the morning I was told that some refurbishment in the rooms will start soon - and even without that, I am sure to come back again.

Room Tip: Annex named "Andrée" was good for me. All the rooms there have lake-view...
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  • Stayed: October 2016, travelled solo
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Management response:Responded 7 December 2016

Thank you Christian! We look forward to welcome you soon again at our hotel! /// Kerstin

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Reviewed 17 September 2016

This hotel is something special. Built in the 1930s in a style which I can only describe as "Baronial Hunting Lodge", which gives this magical place such a character, it's difficult not to fall in love with it. Add to that the most fantastic location on the banks of the EU's 2nd largest lake, lake Vattern makes it into a pearl of a place. We had an excellent room in the main building with beautiful lake views, well furnished and decorated with an ultra modern bathroom. The restaurant, whilst a little on the expensive side, was nothing short of perfection. Again beautiful lake views, and one of the best dishes I have ever eaten. Will find it hard to resist going here again.

  • Stayed: September 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Glorious views over Lake Vattern. Convenient location if driving from Denmark or South Sweden to Stockholm fir example. Very friendly staff and we had pleasant room and quite OK bathroom facilities in Annex. Quiet night and plenty of parking.
Terrace restaurant and verandah also provide fine views.
Dinner was excellent but pricey (as usual in Sweden) especially wine. Various local food specialities well worth trying.

Room Tip: Annex with views to West
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  • Stayed: August 2016, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Hotel Gyllene Uttern

Address: Gyllene Uttern 1, Granna 563 92, Sweden
Region: Sweden > Jonkoping County > Granna
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Granna
Price Range: ₹ 7,519 - ₹ 12,789 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Gyllene Uttern 4*
Number of rooms: 51
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
One of the best places in Sweden! An unforgettable hotel experience. Midway between Stockholm and Malmo, in the County of Granna-Visingso, stands our magnificent country manor hotel with its castellated walls. This was once Sweden’s first roadside restaurant. With direct and easy access from the major E4 motorway, the hotel is set in a quiet, tranquil and beautiful lakeside location, offering panoramic views of Lake Vattern and the island of Visingso. Our guests can enjoy the highest standards of cuisine as well as a range of excellent accommodation – from luxury suites to modern double rooms. We promise you that your stay will be an unforgettable experience! We can also offer a range of different leisure activities, and will do our utmost to respond to any of your requirements and needs – no matter if you come here for a conference, on holiday, just for a relaxing weekend, or perhaps for your wedding ceremony in our chapel! ... more   less 
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