A guide to unique hostels, manors, boutique and lifestyle hotels

Unique accommodation and hotels in Uppsala

Boutique, design, manor or lifestyle. If you’re looking for unique hotel and accommodation experiences in Uppsala, you need look no further. Here are some gems that are worthwhile taking another look at, to make your stay in Uppsala extra special.


Entrance and outdoor seating at Hotel Villa Anna.

Hotel Villa Anna - Gastronomy and a homely atmosphere close to Uppsala Cathedral

The Hotel Villa Anna is a personable boutique hotel, where every detail has been meticulously selected to ensure you have the absolute best experience. You will be staying in classic districts with Uppsala Cathedral and other historic buildings and places nearby. The hotel has a homely feel to it, and invites you to indulge in its many luxury gastronomic experiences. Don’t miss Villa Anna’s Afternoon Tea, for example, which is served every Saturday. Enjoy carefully selected teas, freshly-baked bread, scones and pastries, and finish it off with a glass of champagne.


Elegant rooms at Hotel Villa Anna.

Akademihotellet - Charming hotel near the Cathedral

At Akademihotellet you’ll be staying in the middle of Uppsala’s district of cultural history, with its many places of interest around the corner. From the rooms of this rather small and personable hotel, you have views of either Carolina Rediviva, a pretty inner courtyard or Uppsala Cathedral. The building was erected in the 1930s, and the hotel has preserved many of its charming original details, exterior and interior.


Akademihotellet’s entrance.

Grand Hotel Hörnan - Historical hotel with a view of the castle and cathedral

Get a feeling for history at the traditional Grand Hotell Hörnan. The hotel, which opened its doors in 1907, is centrally-located and has amazing views of Uppsala Castle, the Cathedral and the district to the south of the Fyrisån. Many original details have been preserved in the furnishing, but at the same time it has all the modern conveniences you could ever need. This is the place for you if you’re looking for that little extra. Be sure to have a drink in the comfortable hotel bar – the bar alone is worth a visit!