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Upper House

Gothenburg, Sweden

Upper House is the exclusive hotel housed between the 20th and 25th floors of Gothia Towers located just a stone's throw from the city center and moments from the Liseberg Amusement Park. The hotel's real highlight is the floating pool on the 25th floor.

At a Glance

  • Upper House is a short walk from the city center and across the street from the Liseberg Amusement Park

  • The 49 beautifully appointed bedrooms have vast glass windows that offer unrivalled views across the city

  • On the 19th floor is the floating heated outdoor pool encased entirely in glass

  • There are four restaurants to choose from, all serving fabulous food and Upper House Dining, exclusively for hotel guests offers the best views in the city

  • The fabulous spa has several saunas, pools, treatment rooms and a hammam - a wonderful way to relax after a day of sightseeing

Couples, Culture,

Insider's View

The King Size shrimp sandwich at Heaven 23 is not to be missed!

Cordelia Nicholls

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Description

Upper House is the exclusive 5 star hotel built in the second tower of Gothia Towers conveniently located just a short walk from the city center and across the street from the Liseberg Amusement Park and is surrounded by some of Gothenburg's most interesting sights.

Upper House has 53 individually designed rooms decorated with a neutral color scheme that creates a tranquil environment in which to relax after a busy day exploring the sights of Gothenburg. All of the rooms are fantastic sizes and come with all the mod-cons such as wide screen TVs, iPod docks, state-of-the-art bathrooms and expansive glass windows that offer unrivalled views across the city.

The views from the spa make it an incredible experience and built out of the hotel on the 19th floor is the outdoor pool encased entirely in glass so you can watch what's going on beneath you from a dizzying height! There are several saunas, indoor pools, treatment rooms a hammam and a gym and it is definitely worth putting aside a couple of hours in the evening to give everything a go!

Upper House Dining, the hotel's restaurant is exclusively for Upper House guests and again offers panoramic views of the city. The food focuses on seasonal ingredients from the west coast of Sweden and is meticulously prepared and presented - as is the delicious buffet breakfast. There are several other options from which to choose - Heaven 23 serves fabulous cocktails and is famous for its King Size shrimp sandwiches; Incontro offers traditional Italian fare in a relaxed and informal atmosphere; and West Coast which serves fabulous, fresh and locally sourced seafood.

Upper House is a fantastic place to stay and you are sure to be very well looked after. Its close proximity to the Liseberg Amusement Park and the city center make it the perfect hotel for both couples and families.

Accommodation

Upper House has 49 individually designed rooms decorated with a neutral color scheme that creates a tranquil environment in which to relax. Each bedroom comes with two TVs with a wide range of channels and films, air-conditioning, telephone, minibar, hairdryer, iron, kettle and a safe. Superior rooms have twin beds that can also be made up as a double and the Deluxe rooms and Suite have King size beds. The maximum occupancy of any room is 2.

Upper House Superior

Upper House Superior rooms are 31 m2 and come with twin beds (two 105 cm wide Carpe Diem beds, that can be made up as a double), two TVs with a wide range of channels and films, air-conditioning, telephone, minibar, hairdryer, iron, kettle and a safe.

Upper House Deluxe

Upper House Deluxe rooms are large 48 m2 rooms with King size beds. Each bedroom comes with two TVs with a wide range of channels and films, air-conditioning, telephone, minibar, hairdryer, iron, kettle and a safe.

Upper House Grand Executive Suite

The Upper House Grand Executive Suite is a 158 m2 two-storey suite with a King size bed (one 205 cm wide, 210 cm long Carpe Diem bed), three TVs with a wide range of channels and films, and a media system for playing music, air-conditioning, telephone, minibar, hairdryer, iron, kettle and safe, bathroom with double sinks, walk-in closet, kitchenette with coffee machine and a dining table for private dining. The suite connects with a superior room.

Facilities

Upper House Dining, the hotel's restaurant is exclusively for Upper House guests and offers panoramic views of the city, it has also recently been awarded its first Michelin star. The food focuses on seasonal ingredients from the west coast of Sweden and is meticulously prepared and presented - as is the delicious buffet breakfast.

There are three other restaurants in Gothia Towers - Heaven 23 serves fabulous cocktails and is famous for its King Size shrimp sandwiches; Incontro offers traditional Italian fare in a relaxed and informal atmosphere; and West Coast which serves fabulous, fresh and locally sourced seafood.

The spa has several saunas, indoor pools, a heated outdoor pool, treatment rooms, a hammam and a gym. Admission to the Spa & pool is ONLY from 16 years.

Activities

Gothenburg is a charming city to explore and has masses to offer. Our fabulous guides Ebba and Anne have a never ending list of exciting things to do to keep you busy. One of their most popular options is to do a Segway tour of the city which is huge fun, or kayak along the Göta River taking in the sights as you paddle. Ride Nordsvenska horses a few miles south of Gothenburg in a town called Kungsbacka, play golf at the Hills Golf & Country club, during the summer try the West Coast tour of the archipelago stopping at Åstols famous smoke house restaurant. Marstrand is a small island just off Gothenburg renowned for its sailing - it makes a wonderful day trip, you can sail, go to the beach, walk around the fortress and eat some of the freshest seafood Sweden has to offer.

Location & Directions

Gothenburg, Sweden

Upper House is fabulously located just a short walk from Gothenburg's city center.

When to go

Gothenburg is a year round destination but is at its best in spring, summer and December. From May to September temperatures are warm, early twenties but in the height of summer can reach up to 30 degrees and the sun doesn't set until around 10:30pm, rising at around 3:00am so you can really pack a lot in! A lot of Swedes have summer houses in Marstrand and it's a great opportunity to do some sailing. During the winter temperatures do get cold but it is a great place to go for a pre-Christmas getaway.

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