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is a university town in Västerbotten, Sweden
is the biggest city in Norrland, the capital of Västerbotten County
and the seat of Umeå Municipality. The Opera of northern Sweden,
the Norrland Opera, is based in the city. The annual Umeå Jazz Festival
is one of the larger Scandinavian festivals for modern jazz. Umeå
is the home of the heavy metal band Meshuggah, which was labelled by the
Rolling Stone as "one of the ten most important hard and heavy bands";
as well as Cult of Luna. Umeå is also where hardcore punk band Refused
originated. House of Metal is a metal festival in Umeå which has
grown quite big. Over well-known metal bands from Umeå include Nocturnal
Rites and Persuader.
The main museums in Umeå
are: Museum of the county of Västerbotten, The Museum of Umeå,
The Museum of Visual Culture and the Museum of Skiing.
Umeå is a centre for
cultural activities, with annual film and music festivals. The city has
been elected the European Cultural Capital for 2014.
for Umeå hotels
HOTELS IN UMEÅ, VÄSTERBOTTEN COUNTY, SWEDEN
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Collection Uman, Umeå
The river Ume has given
its name to the Clarion Collection Uman, which is centrally located on
Storgatan in Umea. This old medical officers villa, which constitutes the
main building, has been the inspiration for the hotel's theme. The long
and adventurous medical service in a remote and sparsely populated wilderness.
Complimentary evening buffet meal from 6pm and 10pm and complimentary afternoon
coffee and tea with waffles. Free access to sauna and relax department
with free beer in the sauna. Also big, complimentary breakfast buffet included
in room rate.
Hotel Winn, Umeå
The Comfort Hotel Winn provides
charming accommodations in the heart of Umea. Local attractions and institutions
like the University of Umea, the Vasterbottens Museum, the Umea Airport,
Volvo Headquarters and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
are all just minutes from this Umea, Sweden hotel. This region offers scores
of concert halls and entertainment venues, as well as world-class museums
and unique shopping centers; some are within walking distance to the hotel.
Viktor, the on-site gourmet restaurant, boasts a variety of unique dishes
and delicious cuisine. This hotel also has a cocktail lounge in the lobby
that is open around the clock and offers lighter meals and specialty drinks.
Hotel Aveny is the most
modern and well-designed hotel in Umeå. Located in the heart of central
Umeå, it is designed for guests looking for a modern, international
stay with high demands on standard and service. Here, technology, colour
and function are combined to create exciting surroundings. The hotel’s
tasteful and inspiring suites even offer a jacuzzi. As a guest, you can
enjoy our beautiful and comfortable lounge bar, the Pipes Of Scotland pub
and Restaurant Angelini, inspired by Italian and American cooking.“Formtoppen”
gym is available nearby, free of charge for hotel guests.
Soak up city views from
the restaurant Viskningar & Rop and do business in our 11 meeting rooms
with wireless Internet access. Relax in the sauna, in our rooftop relaxation
area. Umeå Airport is 2 miles away. Sit back in the sauna or solarium
of the Scandic Plaza hotel's 14th-floor relaxation area, with great Umea
views. In the warmer months, enjoy a game of boules. Dine in the stylish
restaurant Viskningar & Rop, shop in Umea and visit Umea attractions
like the Swedish Ski Museum.
The modern Scandic Umeå
Syd hotel, 1 mile from Umea's historic city centre and 1 mile from Umea
Airport. After a dip in the indoor pool, relax in the sauna, a visit in
the gym or enjoy à la carte dining in the Restaurant & Bar.
Meet colleagues in one of 8 meeting rooms, all with wireless Internet access.
Swim in the indoor pool or relax in the sauna and solarium at the Scandic
Umeå Syd hotel. Dine or relax with friends in the Umeå Syd
Restaurant & Bar. Umea attractions like Umelagun water amusement park
are within 4 miles of the hotel. All kids are welcome to Scandic Umeå