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Hotel Skansen

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Indoor pool, outdoor pool
Aerial view
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Breakfast, lunch, dinner served; Scandinavian cuisine, pool views

Overview of Hotel Skansen

Hotel Skansen

4.0 star property
4-star hotel in Farjestaden with spa and outdoor pool
8.4 out of 10 Very good
8.4/10 Very good

1,003 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Free breakfast
  • Spa
  • Pet-friendly
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
Tingshusgatan 1, Farjestaden, 38631
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Marina
  • Near the beach
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool and outdoor pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Sauna
  • Seasonal outdoor pool
  • Spa tub
  • Pool bar
  • Room service
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Playground on site
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Garden

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • Ikea - 14 min drive

Getting around

  • Kalmar (KLR) - 19 min drive
  • Algutsrum kyrka Bus Stop - 7 min drive
  • Smedby Station - 18 min drive
  • Kalmar Central Station - 20 min drive


  • Arontorps Kroppkakor & Mat - 4 min drive
  • Café Lotsutkiken - 17 min drive
  • Slipkajen - 14 min drive
  • Hamncafét - 15 min drive
  • Ölands Choklad - 6 min walk

About this property

Hotel Skansen

A great choice for a stay in Farjestaden, Hotel Skansen features a marina. Guests can grab a bite to eat at the restaurant and visit the spa to be pampered with hot stone massages, body wraps or facials. Other highlights at this upmarket hotel include an indoor pool, an outdoor pool and a poolside bar. Fellow travellers like the helpful staff and restaurant.


English, French, German, Polish, Russian, Swedish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 79 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time from 3 PM until 10:00 PM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Up to 2 children (2 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding


  • Pets allowed*
  • Service animals welcome
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply*
  • Food and water bowls available


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free secured on-site self-parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast each morning 7 AM–10 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • BBQs
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)
  • Playground
  • Children's menu

What to do

  • Shopping
  • Beach nearby
  • Free use of nearby fitness centre
  • Golfing nearby

Working away

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • Conference centre


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff


  • 2 buildings/towers
  • Built in 1811
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fireplace in reception
  • Television in common areas
  • Fitness centre
  • An outdoor pool
  • An indoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Marina
  • Hot tub
  • Sauna
  • Massage/treatment rooms


  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Well-lit path to entrance

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hairdryer

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


The on-site spa has 5 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include hot stone massages, Swedish massages, facials and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a spa tub.

The spa is open daily. Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.


On-site venue – Overlooking the pool and garden, this restaurant specialises in Scandinavian cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Late checkout can be arranged for an extra charge of SEK 350 (subject to availability)
  • Laundry facilities are available for an extra charge of SEK 300 per day

Children & extra beds

  • Cots/infant beds are available for SEK 355.0 per day
  • Rollaway beds are available for SEK 355.0 per day


  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of SEK 150 per pet, per night

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool access available from 6:30 AM to 8:00 PM
  • The seasonal pool is open from May to September
  • Children under 10 years old are not allowed in the hot tub without adult supervision
  • Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit on site.
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ+ friendly).
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
This property accepts credit cards and cash.
Additional fees apply to access the indoor pool.

Also known as

Hotel Skansen Farjestaden
Hotel Skansen
Skansen Farjestaden
Hotel Skansen Hotel
Hotel Skansen Farjestaden
Hotel Skansen Hotel Farjestaden

Frequently asked questions

Does Hotel Skansen offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Hotel Skansen does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Hotel Skansen?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Hotel Skansen?
Yes, there's an indoor pool and an outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 6:30 AM to 8:00 PM.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Skansen?
Yes, pets are welcome. There's a charge of SEK 150 per pet, per night. Service animals are exempt from fees. Food and water bowls are available.
Is parking offered on site at Hotel Skansen?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel Skansen?
You can check in from 3 PM - 10:00 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of SEK 350 (subject to availability).
What is there to do at Hotel Skansen and nearby?
Hotel Skansen has a spa, an outdoor pool and a fitness centre, as well as a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Hotel Skansen?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant that offers al fresco dining, Scandinavian cuisine and garden views.
What's the area around Hotel Skansen like?
Hotel Skansen is a short 13-minute walk from Talludden and 13 minutes' walk from Saxnäs Golf Course. Travellers say that this hotel is in a good location.



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6/10 Good

Eric, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Don, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great choice.
Nice and clean hotel, very helpful and accommodating staff.
John, 3-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Great restaurant, tired hotel
The facilities are a bit tired and the beds are really soft. We changed rooms from the spa house to the main house after 2 nights. The bed was marginally better/newer and the room was a bit fresher. The reception staff were empathetic to our problem with the beds, but told us all the beds are the same. From the spa we only used the outdoor hot tub and the indoor pool. The hot tub was not so hot and the pool was quite warm. The breakfast spread is good, hot food included. But they stop refilling it for the later seatings so you may not get bacon if you're not an early riser. The restaurant for dinner was the highlight. Excellent food and friendly staff. While the whisky selection large, the regular bar staff aren't very knowledgable about it. So do your research ahead of time (and watch the price list!) or be sure to come when they're offering a scheduled tasting (presumably this would be better, but there were no tastings during our stay so I can't say for sure).
Sarah, 3-night trip
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8/10 Very good

1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Our new favourite hotel
What a wonderful hotel to stay! So great swimming pool and jacuzzi bath! Free refreshments by the pool ... Great amenity, Bath robe and slippers.... Good AC (air conditioning), very clean and nice. We loved this place and from now on we always would like to come to stay in this hotel. It’s a new our favourite place to spend our free time. Additionally this hotel takes Covid19 so seriously, that it’s very clean and for breakfast and fitness or wellness, you must book time in order to avoid too many people at the same time. They clean dining-tables very often with disinfectant liquid (consideration for Corona). We felt very safe at this hotel.
Yuzuru, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Good hotel
Nice hotel with very friendly staff and good food. Beds were not comfortable and playground outside needs to be updated. But overall good location and we enjoyed our stay.
Teodora, 2-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

The Hotel tradition back back to the 18th century. It is well kept and has it's own whiskey distillery. An outside, an indoor pool and a spa with Sauna and whirlpool rounds up the advantages. It is located close to the baltic sea and only a short drive away from a small shopping center or over the bridge to Kalmar. Within five minutes you can walk to the small harbor that has some restaurants.
Bob, 1-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

Nice place, good room
Little light in service, outdoor swimming pool needed some cleaning but nice hotel, nice spa, nice area, very good beds, a real 4 star.
carlos, 1-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

I like it all... Det som dtörde mig var klorlukten i vestibulen och lite ävrn på rummet.
2-night family trip
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