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STF Undersvik Hotel & Hostel

Beautiful location by the river Ljusnan in Hälsingland

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Flexible booking conditions

About the accommodation

STF Undersvik is located in the middle of the agricultural landscape of Hälsingland, close to both a river, forest, and mountains. The location next to the river Ljusnan, between Järvsö and Orbaden, is incredibly beautiful and you will feel a soothing tranquility wherever you are on the premises.

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After careful renovation by Uppsala Diocese, STF will operate the old diocesan estate in Undersvik as a guesthouse and hostel from September 2023. Here, you are surrounded by green areas, hiking trails, and water, with opportunities for activities such as cycling, fishing, swimming, and paddling right around the corner. But we also hope that you will be able to come here to relax and just be for a few days. Enjoy rest, cozy up by the fireplace, delicious meals, and leisurely walks. Come here and do nothing – at your own pace.

It is easy to get here both by public transportation and by car. There is also the possibility to be picked up (up to 8 people) by an electric minibus at the train station in Vallsta/Järvsö or by bus at Highway 83.

The kitchen at Undersviks Matsal follows the seasonal availability of ingredients and serves simple but well-prepared food with clean flavors. Inspiration comes from old craft traditions and genuine sustainability thinking. The philosophy is to use less but better meat and fish, as well as more vegetables.

The accommodation consists of five buildings and offers 133 beds. Everything from double rooms with shower and toilet, family rooms, and multi-bed rooms, as well as the possibility to rent a private house with a sauna. There are several conference rooms that accommodate between 4 and 100 people, as well as common areas, a large veranda, playground, soccer and volleyball fields, barbecue area, and a lovely sandy beach within walking distance. Eventually, you will also be able to participate in, or why not organize your own, courses in areas such as cooking, outdoor rights, and yoga.

Welcome to Hälsingland!

Our service

  • Restaurant

    Restaurant available. Opening hours may vary depending on season.

  • Guest kitchen

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

  • Pets allowed

    Some rooms are available in which pets may accompany guests.

  • Electric car charging

    Electric vehicle charging available.

  • Sauna

    A sauna is available.

  • 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

  • Canoe rentals

    Canoes 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 train station/bus stop

    Closer than 1 km to train station/bus stop.

  • <1 km to marked trails

    Less than 1 kilometer to marked hiking trail.

  • <1 km to cross-country trails

    Less than 1 kilometer to cross country ski tracks.

  • <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.

Group enquiry

Are you more than 10 people planning a conference, family reunion, camp or a school trip? Fill out the form and your request will be sent to your selected accommodation, which will get back to you with a quotation to suit your group!

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    Contact and opening hours

    Address:

    Undersvik 8992
    821 67 Vallsta

    Travel options
    Public transport  
    You can travel smoothly and sustainably to STF Undersvik by public transport. There are a number of travel routes to choose from. Samtrafiken’s travel robot is a very useful tool reseplanerare.resrobot.se. Use it to search by your point of departure to the stop called Undersvik Church (Bollnäs kn) or Undersvik Södra (Bollnäs kn).
     
    If you are coming from the south, you may choose to take the train to Arbro station and from there take Länstrafik bus no. 51 to the Undersvik södra stop. From there it is about a 2.5 km walk to the property. You can also take bus no. 55 and get off at Undersvik Kyrka station, located about 100 meters from the property. Alternatively, you can take the train to Järvsö station and bus no. 51 or no. 55 from there in the southern direction.
     
    If you need to charge your electric car, we offer six EV charging posts.
     
    Travel time by train and bus
    From Stockholm: About 5 hours
    From Gothenburg: About 8 hours
    From Malmö: About 15 hours
     
    By car
    From Stockholm: About 3.5 hours
    From Gothenburg: About 6.5 hours
    From Malmö: About 11.5 hours

    GPS-coordinates

    N61.607865666609°, E16.320877075195°

    Contact:

    +46 101902460 undersvik@stfturist.se

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    Check-in and check-out times:

    Check in (from): 15:00
    Check out (to): 10:00

    Number of beds

    100 >

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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.

    Read more about our sustainability work

    With us you can holiday with a clear conscience. We work actively to ensure that our whole business is sustainable – from how we work together with local businesses, producers and personnel from the countryside, to our environmentally friendly electricity supply.  

    Sustainability and reuse are always the buzz words and goals during our renovation. We always strive to make as small an impact as possible on the nature around us, to preserve what is there. Fix it, rather than buying new.   

    We are proud to have made the sustainability pledge, which means that we follow STF’s sustainability policy in terms of social, economic and environmental sustainability.  

    Some examples of our green investments
    • Electricity – the power for our accommodation comes from renewable energy sources.  
    • Food – when you eat with us, you can be sure that our staples are KRAV-labeled or organic ingredients.   
    • We use environmentally friendly cleaning agents as much as possible.  
    • We have water-saving flushing taps, showers and toilets wherever possible.  
    • We reuse our interior as much as possible.  
    • We offer charging posts for electric cars in the farm’s parking lot. 

    How you can contribute as a guest  for green investments
    • Choose an environmentally friendly way to travel to significantly reduce the emissions from your holiday. You can get all the way here by public transport!  
    • Choose environmentally friendly food. Support the local community by eating locally produced food and shopping with our neighbors in the area. 

    Help us make a difference

    We believe that when more people discover our beautiful nature, more people will want to protect it. By being a member, you contribute to the work to influence for a more sustainable tourism and outdoor life. Become a member today.

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