How about a Valentine’s stay?
Treat yourself to a quiet night, far from your everyday stress, and check in at one of the many cosy hotels in Gothenburg. There is something for every taste here, and many of the hotels offer special Valetine’s package deals.
Classic Hôtel Eggers, next to the central station, offer a Valentine’s deal with welcoming bubbly, romantic dinner, overnight stay and breakfast buffet.
At family-run Hotel Royal, dating back to the 19th century, you can experience their Valetine’s treat including an overnight stay, breakfast buffet and entrance to the spa Hagabadet Drottningtorget.
Cosy Hotel Flora at Grönsakstorget can’t wait to celebrate love and start off on February 11 with a Valentine’s deal including sparkling wine and handmade chocolates from Kampanilen on the room, three-course dinner, overnight stay and breakfast.
Riverton, with one of the best views in Gothenburg over the river, also offer a luxurious Valentine’s deal with champagne, roses, chocolates, dinner and overnight stay.
At Gothia Towers you can celebrate love all week, from February 14–20, with champagne tasting, spa, flowers and romantic dinners. Read more about The Week of Love at Gothia Towers here.
Elite has two different hotels in Gothenburg, and both of them offer various romantic deals, including chocolates, roses, sparkling wine and spa kits.
Did you know Gothenburg has a feng shui certified hotel? Avalon, at Kungsportsplatsen, have made an extra effort when it comes to lighting, scents and sounds and in their Lovecation deal you’ll find chocolates and bubbly on the room, as well as an overnight stay and a yummy breakfast buffet.
At Hotel Bellora you can celebrate love every Sunday with the package deal Valentino Sundays – an all-you-can-treat day with dinner, overnight stay, a crackling fireplace and Italian breakfast.
Relax at one of Gothenburg’s heart-warming spas
Do hot baths, clay treatments and steaming saunas sound like a nice get-away from the winter weather? Gothenburg has lots of great spas to choose from, and many offer Valentine’s packages with or without an overnight stay.
Arken Hotel & Art Garden Spa named their Valentine’s deal “Late night love edition” and besides the spa entrance you’ll get a three-course dinner, bubbly and strawberries in the spa lounge as well as a robe and slippers to use during your stay.
Sankt Jörgen Park on the island Hisingen celebrate love three days in a row, with a 10 percent Valentine’s discount on February 13, 14 and 15. For 945 SEK per person you’ll get a dinner, overnight stay, breakfast and entrance to the pools.
At Upper House Spa you can book a romantic weekend package, where your spa visit is combined with an overnight stay in a fancy Deluxe room, complete with champagne and chocolates of course.
Hagabadet have three different spas around Gothenburg, and on Valentine’s Day you can try “flying partner yoga” at Hagabadet Drottningtorget. Or why not get a gift card as a Valentine’s treat to someone you love?
Want to get out of the city? Check out the relax raft at Kajkanten Vrångö! Here you’ll find a woodired sauna, a hot tub for six people, and if you’re staying at Kajkanten you get a discount.
Treetop Spa, among the treetops on the island Hisingen, have put together a special a special Valentine’s package with welcome bubbly, fruit, an overnight stay, spa and dinner.
Enjoy a candlelit dinner or your favourite wine
Food and love go together, it’s a no-brainer, so why not visit one of the many great restaurants in Gothenburg this Valentine’s Day? Indulge in a three-course meal at a gourmet restaurant or grab a glass of wine and a snack at one of the city’s cosy wine bars.
Champagnebaren open up from 5–11 pm on Valentine’s Day, and the weekend before their sister restaurant Unity jazz host concerts on Friday and Saturday (February 11 and 12). All three venues on Kyrkogatan 13 stay open as usual all weekend.
Classic venue Sjömagasinet by the water at Klippan offer a special Valentine’s menu on February 11–14; and for all of us with a sweet tooth, chocolate factory Storm & Billie have the perfect activity – a digital live tour of the factory with a chocolate tasting!
Discover romantic spots and charming city walks
From the tranquil archipelago to the tropical Palmhouse and the quaint streets of Haga, Gothenburg is without a doubt a romantic place to visit. We asked the people of Gothenburg as well as visitors for their favourite spots around the city, added a couple of our own favourites and created the guide below.
Romantic spots in Gothenburg
Celebrate your love in Gothenburg! With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we asked Gothenburgers and visitors to share their favourite places in Gothenburg, and here are their most romantic tips. Of course there are lots of other great places too, that you can explore togethe
Looking for that coastal vibe? Go on a winter wonder sea tour with Kastor Boat Trips, departing from Hönö Klåva.
Can’t buy me love? One can try!
In Gothenburg, there are plenty of exciting shops and malls where you can find special gifts for a special someone. Discover unique design and fashion in our design guide; stroll around the shopping streets in the city centre and around Magasinsgatan; or opt for a recycled gift in one of Gothenburg’s many second hand and vintage stores.
Amazing design shops in Gothenburg
Gothenburg is a vibrant and creative city full of inspiring design shops. Here you will find everything from artisanal ceramics to iconic furniture pieces. Here’s a list of 25 exciting design shops to visit while in Gothenburg.
Av: Anders Storm
The city centre – charming shopping streets with plenty of “Swedish fika”
It’s easy to explore central Gothenburg on foot and there are plenty of fun to see and do. From the large market hall and shopping streets Kungsgatan, Vallgatan and Södra Larmgatan to cafés and sights. Many hotels are located here too, which makes it easy to stay right in the centre of things.
Magasinsgatan – stylish shopping and cosy courtyards
Magasinsgatan is a given destination for shopping and coffee as well as eating out or grabbing a drink when the evening comes. Trendy shops, restaurants and bars all offer something special, no matter if it comes to barista skills, local clothing brands or restaurant decor.
Second hand shops in Gothenburg
There are many opportunities for a second hand steal in Gothenburg, whether it’s antiques, clothes or furniture you’re looking for. Here are some of our top picks from the city’s eco-friendly, unique and affordable second-hand and vintage shopping options.
Av: Maria Kopp