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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Dating originally from the early 1900s, this small boutique-style hotel is really quite exceptional and ranks very highly among my favourites anywhere. My room was overlooking the river, and was warm and comfortable. The room was not large, but was decorated appealingly and the bathroom was modern. The lounge and breakfast rooms are very pleasant and the breakfast selection impressive....

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Lotta F, Hotelldirektör at Grand Hotell Hornan, responded to this review

Thank you som much for your review. We hope you will come back soon!

Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 10 February 2017

A grate place to stay in Uppsala. Clean rooms and bathrooms. Situated close to main attractions of the city and bus, train stations (just 10 min walking distance). Very good breakfast, where you can find also Scandinavian options (herring or vaasa bread). Would strongly recommend!

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Lotta F, Hotelldirektör at Grand Hotell Hornan, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are so greatful to you for taking the time to write about your stay with us. We hope you will come back to Grand Hotell Hörnan.

Reviewed 15 November 2016

We stayed for three nights in early November. The room was cozy, and I really liked the corridors, the breakfast area and the bar. I would recommend this hotel and I would really like to stay there again.

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Lotta F, Chef at Grand Hotell Hornan, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel, it is greatly appreciated. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you here again next time you visit Uppsala. Kind regards, Lotta Forsgren Hotel Manager

Chiang Rai, Thailand
Reviewed 30 October 2016

A lovely place to stay, right in the centre of Uppsala, by the Fyris river. It occupies a lovely old building and the public areas have been meticulously maintained and decorated to reflect the elegance of a earlier era. Every detail of the breakfast room and the popular bar suggests loving attention and careful workmanship (though I have to say...

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Lotta F, Hotelldirektör at Grand Hotell Hornan, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel, we greatly appreciate it as it helps us improve. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to welcome you back to Uppsala and Grand Hotell Hörnan soon. Kindly, Lotta Forsgren Hotel Manager

Gothenburg, Västra Götaland, Sweden
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This hotel is situated in the centre of Uppsala. In that sense a perfect hotell. Althogh the rooms are a bit small and the rooms could need a freshen up. On the other hand the staff is friendly and helpful which makes it worth a stay.

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Buskerud, Norway
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is an old hotel and apparently very popular for weddings. We spent only one night there, in a rather Spartan, though clean and quiet twin room with a view of the charming river. A colorful picture on the wall and a couple of equally colorful mats on the floor would have livened up the room a little -- we...

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Lotta F, Hotelldirektör at Grand Hotell Hornan, responded to this review

I want to start by thanking you for reviewing our hotel, your opinion is important to us as it helps us improve. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay. We will keep in mind your thoughts on how we could live up the rooms a little and also check the curtains, they should really keep the sun out....

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

If one has the occasion to be in Uppsala the Grand Hotel Hornan is very pleasant place to stay. The hotel has great character and fabulous warm and accommodating staff who went out of their way to serve us a delicious plate of meats and cheeses and large glass of red wine to spirit us through our late arrival. The...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Neat and tidy hotel with good service. The bar is open until very late. Rooms comfortable and Windows that open. Breakfast included was sufficient and had variety. Location is excellent and provides a great central spot to explore Uppsala.

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Great location, staff super friendly ..THE best shower and very comfy bed . Really enjoyed our stay there . Wifi very good. Bar open until 1 am. 5 minute walk to train station, shops, coffee or the canals!

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Reviewed 10 September 2016

We spent one night here, travelling on holiday. We were given a warm and very courteous welcome on arrival and were able to negotiate a parking space in the small hotel car park. Our corner room was very spacious, with a small balcony overlooking the river and elegant, tasteful decor. Wifi access worked fairly well on the corridor side of...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Grand Hotell Hörnan is home to much of the narrative of the city since 1907. The hotel enjoys a central location and provides a magnificent view out over the castle, the cathedral and the banks of the river Fyris. Stay close to shops and restaurants as well as bus and Railway station. Grand Hotell Hörnan provide a Classic hotel atmosphere with family ambience and personal service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Hotell Hornan

Address: 1 Bangaardsgatan, Uppsala 753 20, Sweden
Region: Sweden > Uppsala County > Uppsala
Price Range: $186 - $326 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Hotell Hornan 4*
Number of rooms: 37
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#3 Luxury Hotel in Uppsala
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“The corner rooms with river view are worth the extra cost.”
 of 5 bubbles Ozday, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a larger room not facing the road”
 of 5 bubbles ReginaN_12, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We took a "mini suite" on the corner (hornan means corner in Swedish) with a balcony”
 of 5 bubbles peterlZ6633DR, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Do not pay extra for a "suite." They are not suites, just slightly bigger rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles democat, 3 Jun 2016 | Read review
“river/castle views and rooms with balconies are the best”
 of 5 bubbles 292oliviak, 14 May 2016 | Read review
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