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STF Nääs slott

Beautiful nature and castle scenery outisde Gothenburg

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About the accommodation

Welcome to Nääs slott, located in beautiful nature by Sävelången lake, a short distance from Gothenburg. A national building monument with a rich history and living environment. Stay in beautiful turn-of-the-century rooms at the castle grounds or in the park.
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Welcome to Nääs and Nääs slott, a unique blend of nature and culture right between the big city and the countryside. Nääs is the best-preserved late 19th-century environment in Scandinavia, and a national architectural monument with a rich history. The first humans came to Nääs as early as the Late Bronze Age, and the property owners have been recorded since the late 16th century. August Abrahamson was the last private owner of Nääs. Together with his nephew Otto Salomen he founded what would become a world renowned crafts seminary at Nääs. Writers Sophie Elkan, August’s niece, and Selma Lagerlöf, also spent many summers at Nääs. In the book “Nils Holgersson’s wonderful journey through Sweden”, an entire chapter is devoted to describing life at Nääs around the turn of the last century. Today, the Nääs estate is owned and managed by the private August Abrahamsons foundation.

Nääs is incredibly scenically located. Throughout the seasons, the water in Sävelången Lake provides a magical setting for the castle, as it sits on the headland surrounded by side buildings and a castle park. Opposite, the architecturally interesting wooden buildings of the crafts seminary are visible, warmly embedded in the greenery of the park. At Nääs the whispers of history are always present, while the grounds are alive and current. Today, Nääs is still one of Sweden’s largest organizers of courses in crafts, building maintenance, arts and crafts and folk culture. The area has a building maintenance shop with a library, and a series of events and exhibitions with high-quality craftsmanship are held during the year. The castle itself is unchanged since 1898, and the guided tour welcomes you to a journey back in time. In addition to Nääs slott itself, the area surrounding Nääs is full of interesting historical locations, including Jonsered gardens, the cultural heritage of Tollered and the factories of Nääs. The big city of Gothenburg is easily reachable on a day trip. Active guests can enjoy the Natura 2000 marked nature reserve and the beautiful Gotaleden hiking trail is just waiting to be explored.

At Nääs slott you stay in unique, historic buildings at the castle grounds or in the craft seminary area. All buildings are individually and personally decorated in turn-of-the-century style, and the charming rooms have comfortable beds waiting for you in a warm and welcoming environment. Every accommodation room and building is completely smoke and pet free.

Check-in is at 3 pm and check-out at 11 am in Nääs Slottsbod.

Welcome to Nääs!

Our service

  • Guest kitchen

    Fully equipped kitchen for self-catering. The kitchen is shared with other guests.

  • WIFI

    WiFi is available in common areas and/or in bedrooms.

  • Family room

    Room with at least 4 beds within the same room.

  • Accessible friendly

    This accommodation is partly accessible and would like to meet the needs of all guests. However, for various reasons, they do not comply with every one of STF’s accessibility requirements. If you are interested in visiting, we recommend that you contact them before booking to find out what they can offer. In many cases, the accommodation can meet your needs, even though they are only partially compliant with our accessibility standards.

  • Café

    A basic café service is available

  • Guides

    Guides are available for hire.

  • Parking

    Car parking is available next to the property, a fee may apply.

  • Breakfast

    Breakfast is included in the room price/rate or can be purchased for an additional fee. Opening hours/selection may vary depending on season.

  • <1 km to marked trails

    Less than 1 kilometer to marked hiking trail.

  • <1 km to bathing site

    Less than 1 kilometer to bathing site.

  • Book your own house

    It is possible to book the entire accommodation.

  • Groups

    Group booking is available for a minimum of 10 people.

  • Conference

    Meeting-/conference rooms are available upon request.

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    Contact and opening hours

    Address:

    Nääs Allé 12
    448 92 Floda

    Travel options
    Nääs is located in Floda, about 30 km northeast of Gothenburg along the E20 towards Alingsås. We are easily reached by public transport from anywhere in Sweden. Commuter trains from Gothenburg and Alingsås stop at Floda station, from where a bus continues to Lilla Nääs bus stop. At certain times it is also possible to take a bus from Gothenburg to Lilla Nääs. Walk from the bus stop, under the motorway and up through the castle hall.

    It is also possible to walk from Floda to Nääs. This takes about 25 minutes. Follow the "Gotaleden" signs (blue hiking trail signs) or "Floda-Nääs Sjörunda" (green squares) over the bridge and then left along the lake to Nääs through the oak forest reserve.

    Use Västtrafik's travel planner before your visit to Nääs. Nearest bus stop: Lilla Nääs. Nearest train station: Floda.

    By car, take E20 between Gothenburg and Alingsås, take exit 89, Nääsmotet, towards Nääs/Öijared. From there, take the castle avenue that leads all the way up to the castle. If you are going to a party or event at Vänhem or the seminary area, turn into Otto Salomons väg, a small avenue on the left before Nääs bridge.

    Nääs has ample parking. Visitors can park in designated areas for a fee around the clock, and visitors at Nääs are entitled to a free parking permit for the duration of their stay.

    The nearest EV charging stations are in Floda and Tollered.

    GPS-coordinates

    N57.816347°, E12.401226°

    Contact:

    +46 30231839 info@naas.se

    Check-in and check-out times:

    Check in (from): 15:00
    Check out (to): 11:00

    Number of rooms

    17

    Number of beds

    26-50

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    Sustainability

    • Sustainability pledge

      Sustainability pledge

      The accommodation has taken the STF Sustainability pledge on working sustainably in their daily operations and involve you as a guest.

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