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This charming hotel is on a restored 1907 windjammer (large sailing ship) on Gothenburg’s Gullbergskajen Quay. It features great views of the waterfront, free Wi-Fi access in public areas and spacious maritime-themed rooms.

The bright rooms at Hotell Barken Viking feature wood-paneled walls and original work by marine artist Franz Glatzl. Flat-screen TVs and private bathrooms are standard in all rooms.

Barken Viking Hotell is within a 5-minute walk of Nordstan Shopping Center and Gothenburg Central Station.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.7 for a two-person trip.

Hotel Barken Viking has been welcoming guests since Jun 4, 2009

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Halal, Gluten-free, Buffet, Breakfast to go

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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4 reasons to choose Hotel Barken Viking

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Er det mulighet til å check in tidligere, rundt 10.30?
    Hej, Vi kan tyvärr inte checka in er så tidigt, vi har utcheckning kl. 11:00 och våra rum behöver städas inför våra incheckningar från kl. 15:00. Vi ...
    Answered on December 26, 2019
  • Is it a private bathroom?
    Dear, Thank you for your message. Yes, our standard twin rooms has private bathroom. We also have "economy" rooms which has shared bathroom. Best...
    Answered on September 6, 2020
  • I just saw your restaurant is closed July to October, 2021? So, breakfast is NOT available?
    Hej, No we have another restaurant at third floor there we serve the breakfast from 7:00 until 10:00. Kind Regards Barken Viking
    Answered on October 6, 2021
  • hi. I would require a handicap accessible room. possible?
    Hi, Yes, we do have handicap accessible rooms. Best regards, reception Barken Viking
    Answered on January 3, 2021
  • Hello. We arrive by train at 22:40. Is it still possible to book?
    Hi, Thank you for the message 😊 We close the reception at 22:30. After 22:00 it is not possible to book. Best regards Danijela Barken Viking
    Answered on October 18, 2020
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Host Info

Company review score: 7.6Based on 11,828 reviews from 7 properties
7 managed properties

Property info

Barken Viking is a centrally located hotel in Gothenburg. Rooms at Barken Viking is decorated in a nautical style. The walls are covered with beautiful carvings and paintings by the marine artist, Frantz Glatzl. Easy to enjoy your stay with us! Staying at Barken Viking is equally good when you are on a visit in Gothenburg with the family, like when you're in town with the company or on a weekend trip with a friend.

Languages Spoken

Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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1 Restaurant On Site


    Open for: Breakfast, Dinner

Amenities of Hotel Barken Viking
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Hairdryer
  • Linens
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Electric kettle
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
Food & Drink
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Express check-in/out
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Safe
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Swedish
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Hotel Barken Viking takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 9:00 PM


Until 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Hotel Barken Viking accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 11:00 PM and 8:00 AM.


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

The fine print

Please note that this hotel does not accept cash payment.

If you expect to arrive outside check-in hours, please inform Hotel Barken Viking in advance.

Restaurant is closed from Thu, Sept 08, 2022 until Sat, Dec 31, 2022

Bar is closed from Thu, Sept 08, 2022 until Sat, Dec 31, 2022

FAQs about Hotel Barken Viking

  • The prices at Hotel Barken Viking may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Hotel Barken Viking is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Hotel Barken Viking offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • From the nearest airport, you can get to Hotel Barken Viking by:

      • Taxi 30min

    • Guests staying at Hotel Barken Viking can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.8).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Vegetarian
      • Halal
      • Gluten-free
      • Buffet
      • Breakfast to go

    • Hotel Barken Viking is 2,150 feet from the center of Gothenburg.

    • Yes, Hotel Barken Viking is popular with guests booking family stays.

    • Hotel Barken Viking has 1 restaurant:

      • Restaurant