Located about 10 minutes' drive from Tiveden National Park, this accommodation is set on a farm, 500 metres from Lake Unden. It offers free WiFi in their communal room, along with a shared kitchen and seating area. Rooms at Hemma Hos Martha & Anders have hardwood floors and shared bathroom facilities. Hemma Hos Martha & Anders guests can also enjoy a bookable sauna, along with outdoor garden furniture and BBQ facilities. Bikes can be borrowed free of charge and electric bikes can be rented. Cycling, hiking and fishing in the surrounding nature are common area activities. A café and grocery store are both within 3 km, while a restaurant can be found 7 km away. Lake Vättern is 15 km from the property.
Pros: Beautifully located gem in Tived, we loved the place and the “forest” garden. Easy access to all activities in the nature park
Pros: Super relaxing place in area of outstanding natural beauty.
Pros: Lovely quiet organic farm run by a very nice couple. Facilities were abundant and clean. Nearby Tiveden National Park is great for outdoors activities like hiking, biking, canoïng etc.
Pros: Excellent facilities spotless great location and they are doing inspirational environmental work
Pros: We had a great stay - eco lodge with good toilet facilities Kitchen is well stocked with utensils and basic supplies. There is a shop or far away and a lovely cafe too.
Set in a historic building from 1861, this hostel is 5 minutes' walk from Forsvik village centre and 200 metres from the Göta Canal. It offers free Wi-Fi and access to a fully equipped kitchen. Each individually decorated room at STF Forsviks Vandrarhem includes a seating area and antique furnishings. Bathroom facilities are shared. Guests can enjoy a common room with a seating area, TV and books. Forsviks Vandrarhem also has a large garden with furniture and BBQ equipment. A buffet breakfast is available upon request. The town of Karlsborg is 12 minutes’ drive from the hostel, while the Tieviden National Park is 23 km away.
Pros: Room itself was comfortable. Special room for kitchen area was nice suprise. Villigage was nice too.
Cons: There was difficulties to get the key to the room. There was no informaition where is personal and how guest get their keys.
Pros: very quiet and in a fab location. Staff was second to none and very helpful.
Located in the countryside, Ösjönäs offers rooms and cottages a 3-minute drive from Tivedens National Park. Activities like high rope courses and horse riding can be enjoyed on site. A fully equipped kitchen, seating area and CD player feature in all cottages at Ösjönäs. Each has a terrace with garden or lake views and a private bathroom with shower. All rooms include a private bathroom. Bed linen and towels are offered. Relaxation options include a wood fired hot tub and a sauna with views of Lake Trehörningen. Bicycles, canoes and kayaks can be rented on site. A private sandy beach is 200 metres away. Hiking and fishing are popular activities in the area. Mariestad city centre is 58 km away.
Pros: Near the national park, very friendly staff, good breakfast, different leisure activities
Pros: Nothing at all, because the host destroyed the experience we were looking for
Cons: The host was super rude and broke the contract trying to force us to pay more than we were supposed to. Worst hostel experience ever... would definitely NOT recommend. Be aware
Pros: Very friendly and helpful host. Great suggestions for hiking in Tiveden. Our room was prepared very lovely.
Pros: Definitely great hostel, clean, quiet, well equipped. And a great owner, who was always helpful
Cons: I didnt find anything i didnt like
Pros: Perfect. I'll be back for sure
Pros: Location! Nature, especially forests there are truly amazing.
Cons: small and cramped rooms
Pros: Lovely sitting/common room, brilliant decoration. Kitchen available. Small breakfast for free. Close to a lake with a free canoe. With a car close enough to Tivedens national park, great place. Detailed cleaning instructions, quite easy, so we did not need the cleaning upcharge.
Cons: No supermarket in walking distance, only one not so cheap restaurant. You need a car and then go to Karlsborg, there are many possibilities.
Pros: Once pretty, old, wooden house with caracter on the edge of a wonderful nature reserve, the host was friendly, private parking, ground coffee was availabe for free so you could make yourself some coffee, in contrast to the information on booking.com payment with dredit card was possible
Cons: The whole house is in need of a renovation (new carpeting, new wallpaper, more lights, more electric outlets) and thorough cleaning, the pictures on the homepage are deceptive, the rooms have more beds in them than you can see, there is no room for tables or chairs left, the windows are dirty, the kitchen is small and cleanliness is dubious, our room was tiny for a four-bed-room, we had no place for our luggage or ourselves, everything is worn and run down, we preferrred not try out the shower room, wifi didn't work anywhere in the house, the picnic table by the lake that you see on the pictures, is a public picnic table down the street
Pros: very nice hostel, nice location, big living area, clean. definitely recommeded. putdoor grill also exist.
Pros: friendly staff, nice old house with really beautiful dining room, Gym nearby big lake with small sand beach
Pros: Nice atmosphere, great kitchen and a lovely host
When you a stay at Karlsborg B&B och Vandrarhem in Karlsborg, you'll be on a lake, just steps from Gota Canal and Vättern. Featured amenities include laundry facilities, microwave in a common area, and refrigerator in a common area. Free self parking is available onsite.
Pros: Location ok just outside the entrance to the Karlsborg fortress (if that´s what you came for). Breakfast is very basic but ok.
Cons: Cleaning seems to have been left totally to the guests. This means dirty walls, beds with spots of dirt on, chairs that are not clean, a bed lamp that did not function. The guest kitchen would also need a good professional cleaning.
Pros: Friendly staff Kitchen for common usage available and very well equipped Very quiet Parking just in front of hotel Nice area with 20 mins walk to the centre Historic building with atmosphere Good reactivity to solve the issues with WiFi
Cons: Dish towels should be changed more often Wi-Fi was very unstable the first day. After they had changed the router all was fine.
Cons: Booking.com didn't include the sheed/towel fees, its about 7.5 € per person on top.
Pros: very good beds, perfect location next to lake and fortress/museum, old charming DC3 airplane some hundred meters away as army "parachuter monument", also kings villa is near some extra hundred meters further when you pass plane, very helpfull and friendly staff and manager. I was happy with the place and people.
With a stay at Hotel Carlsborg in Karlsborg, you'll be 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from Karlsborg Fortress and 13.1 mi (21.1 km) from Tiveden National Park. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, multilingual staff, and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.
Pros: The design was old-fashioned which I liked. The breakfast also had pickled herring, meatballs and beetroot sallad. You were allowed to get tea from the breakfast room during the night. So I hade sandwiches with me for the evening meal. They also had a routine for late arrivals. Just opposite the hotel was a grocery store and restaurants side by side. The lake was also close.
Cons: The old bed felt a tiny bít unsafe, but it worked.
Pros: perfect location to have a rest.
Cons: variety of food during breakfast was poor.
Cons: We had the last room available. It was very basic. Didn’t even have a shower curtain
Pros: Christer, the proprietor, is so engaging and thoughtful! He and his daughter ensured I had everything I needed despite my late arrival and departure. The views from the hotel are beautiful and there are several restaurants within walking distance.