Exclusive Easter deals from Gothenburg’s hotels

Many of the hotels in Gothenburg offer packages that transform a few days off work into a fullblown Easter vacation, or staycation. Enjoy fluffy pillows, room service and a well-earned break from your everyday life.

The activities and experiences we list here have made adjustments in order to ensure your safety during the Covid-19 pandemic. Follow the guidelines provided by Swedish authorities and find more information on goteborg.se/covid19.

Hotel Riverton

At recently renovated Hotel Riverton, you can enjoy their Easter Weekend package including an overnight stay, dinner, breakfast and spa.

Hôtel Eggers

Hôtel Eggers offer an Easter package with an overnight stay, a “welcome egg” on the room, an Easter cocktail and a three-course dinner.

Thorskogs slott

30 minutes north of the city centre, you’ll find beautiful Thorskogs slott, surrounded by ancient woodlands. During the Easter weekend, they have special offers including treats like a welcome cocktail, three-course dinner, homemade sweets and breakfast.

Gothia Towers

Gothia Towers, located at Korsvägen in the city centre, offer special prices throughout the Easter Holiday (March 29–April 11). Room service is now free of charge and the hotel has large premises that makes distance-keeping easy.

Hotel Vanilla

Enjoy a cosy stay right in the city centre at Hotel Vanilla. They aim for a charming and personal touch, and with their Easter offer you’ll find prices from 850 SEK per night.

Add some luxury to your Easter leave with a hotel stay.

Nääs Fabriker

In Nääs Fabriker’s Easter package you’ll find a three-course dinner, overnight stay and breakfast. You also have the option of adding a visit to the beautiful wellness area, with a lakeside view.

Tullhuset and Hotell Trubaduren

In the Gothenburg archipelago, there is a special tradition of lighting large bonfires, known as påskefyrar, during Easter. Why not have a closer look at them? The restaurant Tullhuset and Hotell Trubaduren on the island Hönö offer a combined Easter package including Tullhuset’s Vinga menu, an overnight stay and breakfast.

Family spa at Arken Hotel & Art Garden Spa

At Arken Hotel & Art Garden Spa, you’re right by the sea and salty cliffs at the Port of Gothenburg. During school holidays, they offer a family spa session between 9 am and 2 pm, and Easter is no exception! The offer can be used with or without an overnight stay.

Hotell Fars hatt

In Kungälv you can combina a hotel stay with historical explorations. Hotell Fars hatt offer an Easter Weekend package including an overnight stay, two-course dinner, breakfast buffet and entrance to the fortress Bohus fästning.

Relax this Easter with a great spa offer, for instance at Arken Hotel & Art Garden Spa.

Hotel Lorensberg

Cosy Hotel Lorensberg on Berzeliigatan offer reduced prices all spring. During the Easter period (March 26–April 11), they also arrange a quiz walk at the hotel.

Quality Hotel Waterfront

At Quality Hotel Waterfron, by the river Göta älv, you can enjoy an egg painting breakfast and a treasure hunt in the lobby on Good Friday–Easter Monday. Here you’ll find the hotel’s weekend package The Family Getaway.

Radisson Blu Scandinavia

Radisson Blu on Södra Hamngatan present no less than five tempting Easter offers. Choose between brunches, dinners, spa and overnight stays to find what suits you best.

Quality Hotel Winn

Up for an egg hunt? Quality Hotel Winn’s Easter rabbit has hiden treasures all over the hotel rooms this year. Check out the hotel’s Easter offer that includes pool and spa area access, among other things.

Hotell Le Mat

Celebrate Easter with an overnight stay at Hotell Le Mat in Jonsered and escape into nature! Explore the hiking trails Gotaleden or Bohusleden, enjoy the silence by Torpet Freden or stroll around the beautiful gardens at Jonsereds trädgårdar.

Go for an active Easter and enjoy the fresh spring air. Credit: Daniel Breece

Easter fun on muddy trails

Gothenburg is an amazing place for mountain bike lovers! Here you’ll find many exciting trails, narrow wooden bridges and steep granite hills to discover – Änggårdsbergen, Getryggen in the Delsjön area and Ale Bike Park are just a few examples.

Beginner? Learn the basics at MTB-kursen. Hillside Cycling arrange guided tours for those keen to discover something new, and Pathfinder Travels offer weekend packages including overnight stays, excursion tips and more.

The cold clean waters in Gothenburg offer first-class fish and seafood. Credit: Tina Stafrén

Easter candy from the west coast

The sea and the surrounding Gothenburg offer plenty of delicacies – something that more and more local chefs have realised during the past years. Locally and organically produced ingredients are highly valued here, and restaurants offer various take away options as well as safe dining spaces.

During this special year, the City of Gothenburg has allowed outdoor seating year round, but there’s something special about a coffee or a beer in the warm spring sun, right?

Enjoy a cosy Easter lunch with grilled eggs by the fireplace. Credit: Happy Visuals

Easter lunch around the campfire

Grilled eggs, is that a thing? It sure is! Bring your loved ones outdoors this year and enjoy a different kind of Easter lunch around the fire. If you want to enjoy the fresh air – but would rather skip the cooking part – try Gotaleden, a hiking trail that offers plenty of cafes and restaurants along the way. Check out our guide to hiking in Gothenburg for more options.

Want to bring the whole family on a forest adventure? Check out Pevon Ecotourism’s Easter package with overnight stays in a cabin (or the main building), guided hiking tours, outdoor games, a wood-fired sauna and open fire cooking in the nature reserve Vättlefjäll.

Try crab fishing or a go on a seal safari in the magical Gothenburg archipelago. Credit: Johannes Berner

Easter adventures by the sea

Easter activities can be more than egg painting, rabbits and feathers. Why not escape to the seaside and go crab fishing? All you need is a line, a clothespin, some bait and a bucket – just make sure to release them in the same spot when you’re done!

Seal safari is another popular archipelago activity, and among the tour operators you’ll find Kastor Boat Trips on the island Hönö. This year they offer special Easter prices on April 2–11.

Gunnebo House and Gardens is perfect for an Easter daytrip. Credit: Happy Visuals

Easter daytrips around Gothenburg

Want to discover something new this Easter? Go on a daytrip to a castle, a fortress or a beautiful garden outside of town! Stora Holms säteri arrange special Easter activities with tulip picking, an art exhibition, open studios and an Easter menu.

At Gunnebo House and Gardens, you can stroll around the beauiful gardens, enjoy an organic lunch or “Swedish fika” in the spring sun, or go for a quiz walk. The impressive fortress ruin Bohus fästning opens for the season just in time for Easter weekend. A digital tour guide is included in the entrance ticket, and there’s a bouncy castle and a steel horse on rails.

Go for an Easter sightseeing with the popular “Paddan” boats.

Easter on the waterways

Feel like discovering Gothenburg on the water? Let’s Boat have just launched their new electric rental boats that you can book online and unlock with your smartphone. You’ll find the boats at the park Brunnsparken in the city centre and they can fit up to twelve people.

If you prefer a guided tour, the classic “Paddan” sightseeing boats start operating on April 1–4 and 9–11. With Ocean Bus, you get to experience the city on wheels and on the water – not to mention the adrenaline rush when the bus splashes into the river Göta älv and transforms into a boat!

Go for an Easter walk with Hittaut on the main boulevard Avenyn. Credit: Happy Visuals

Go for an Easter treasure hunt on Avenyn

The popular concept Hittaut (Swedish for “Find your way outdoors”), where you hunt for checkpoints and compete for a wide selection of prizes, has landed on the main boulevard Avenyn! There will be 25 different checkpoints starting on March 27, and by registering the code on them you can win everything from king size shrimp sandwiches and easter eggs, to concert and mini golf tickets.

Collect your free map at the main entrance to the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Center, A43 Coffee, Pressbyrån Valand or Trädgårdsföreningen.